Doctor Who

The Ribos Operation - S16-E1

Plot hole: After Romana and the Doctor hide in the relic room, the Captain enters, then bends down to inspect the door that conceals the Shrivenzale. Unfortunately, the actor turns to his right when he does so, which make it rather odd that he doesn't see the white-clad Time Lady standing right in front of him.

The Pirate Planet - S16-E2

Plot hole: Mr. Fibuli reports that the aircar the Doctor tried to steal is immobilized. Yet somehow, K-9 is able to activate it.

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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The Doctor: You can't rule the world in hiding. You've got to come out on the balcony sometimes and wave a tentacle or two.

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Planet of Giants - S2-E1

Trivia: This Doctor Who story was originally scripted and produced as a four-episode story, but, just two weeks before transmission, upon viewing the story, co-creators Sydney Newman and Donald Wilson felt that the final two episodes (Episode 3, 'Crisis'; and Episode 4, 'The Urge to Live') should be combined into a single episode. The new 'condensed' episode incorporated the opening titles of 'Crisis' with the closing credits of 'The Urge to Live'.

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Question: In which season and episode is Gallifrey destroyed, or is it just a shocking new plot development for the new series?

Answer: It was never destroyed on-screen; it was intact at the end of the TV movie, and destroyed by the start of the 2005 series. It was destroyed in the novel "The Ancestor Cell," but in a completely different manner to what happened in the series.

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