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The Sun Makers - S15-E4

Continuity mistake: The Gatherer gleefully states that being on the roof is a fine of 500 talmars. Later, Cordo says it is 5 talmars.

The Talons of Weng-Chiang - S14-E6

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor smashes the crystal lattice on the floor, the deactivated Mr. Sin flinches.

The Horns of Nimon - S17-E5

Continuity mistake: In episode 4, approximately 5 minutes from the end of the story, Soldeed is shot after he pulls the lever that sets the complex on overload, and then crumples to the ground dead beneath the lever. Then, after the Doctor and everyone else get out of the complex, we see a selection of shots taken inside the complex - one of which is the room with the lever that Soldeed pulled, except he's no longer there...

Nightmare of Eden - S17-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor finds the vraxoin vial in episode 1, he puts it in his right coat pocket, from where it is then removed by Stott. However, at the end of episode 2, Costa's scanner finds vraxoin traces in the Doctor's LEFT coat pocket.

The Three Doctors - S10-E1

Continuity mistake: (End of Ep. 3 and start of Ep. 4) When the Third Doctor fights the dark side of Omega's mind, the rings that the Doctor wears on the pinky fingers of both hands switch to his ring fingers, then back again to his pinky fingers, between shots. Then as Omega chokes the Doctor, the ring on his right pinky vanishes between shots.

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The Ark in Space - S12-E2

Revealing mistake: When Noah bangs his green arm down, in a close-up you can tell that the arm has green bubble wrap around it. (00:02:30)

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Remembrance of the Daleks - S25-E1

Character mistake: The gate to I.M. Foreman's scrapyard reads "I.M. Forman."

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The Ice Warriors - S5-E3

Factual error: It is stated that removing all the plants caused carbon dioxide levels to drop. But plants absorb carbon dioxide, so removing them would create an increase.


Logopolis - S18-E7

Continuity mistake: The Doctor somehow manages to secure his scarf across the catwalk, despite having only gone on seconds before the Master. He then manages to put it on again during the seconds it takes for the Master to alter the angle.


The Web Planet - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Ian's pen vanishes, as he checks to see if he is being followed you can see a boom mic shadow on his coat.


The Invisible Enemy - S15-E2

Continuity mistake: The countdown clock in Marius' lab speeds up and slows down as needed for the plot.

Underworld - S15-E5

Factual error: While it's true the centre of a planet would have no net gravity, the weightless condition would be everywhere, not concentrated in a convenient shaft.

Inside the Spaceship - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Susan runs out into the console room in a panic, the shadows of two crew can be seen on the wall.

The Green Death - S10-E5

Deliberate mistake: When the Doctor and Benton are throwing fungus at the maggots in episode six, a shot of a chunk of fungus rolling down a hill between two maggots is repeated.

The Chase - S2-E8

Visible crew/equipment: In episode four, when Ian and the Doctor descend the stairs into Frankenstein's lab, you can see a boom operator and mic behind them.

Revenge of the Cybermen - S12-E5

Plot hole: Sarah is transmatted down to Voga after being injected with alien poison by a Cybermat. According to the Doctor, the transmat will recognise Sarah's human molecules and separate and reject the (non-human) poison molecules. As clothing fabrics tend to made of non-human molecules, how come Sarah and Harry didn't arrive on Voga stark naked?

The Robots of Death - S14-E5

Continuity mistake: When Uvanov captures Leela he says she has killed three people, but he only knows Chub and Cass are dead. Then Poul tells him about Kerril.

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The Power of Kroll - S16-E5

Revealing mistake: One of the stones wobbles when a crow lands on it in episode one.

Underworld - S15-E5

Revealing mistake: The pacifier devise is obviously a stage lamp.

The Armageddon Factor - S16-E6

Plot hole: In episode four, Merak expounds on how only the Doctor and Romana can get into the TARDIS, despite the fact that he shouldn't even know what the TARDIS is. His insight continues in episode six, where he talks knowledgeably of the sixth segment of the Key to Time, despite having been told nothing about it.

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