Doctor Who

The Unicorn and the Wasp - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Agatha shows the Unicorn's case of tools to everyone when they're all gathered in the parlour, the case is shown open just before she's shown opening it. (00:29:50)

The Eleventh Hour - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: At the end of the hospital roof scene, as the Atraxi are flying away, the Doctor is seen reacting to the TARDIS key in his jacket pocket heating up twice. (00:54:20)

Army of Ghosts (1) - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: In the sphere room the Doctor briefs Yvonne and Rajesh on the void. As he sits down in front of them you see Jackie's feet start walking towards them but the next cut behind Yvonne and Rajesh facing the Doctor shows Jackie isn't there. (00:25:15)

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Face the Raven - S9-E11

Continuity mistake: When the Shade leaves Clara and she falls, her body is twisted because of the way her legs are bent with one on top of the other and her arms are out to the side. In the overhead shot of her, her positioning has changed, her body isn't twisted and her arms are more straight down her side.

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The Big Bang - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When little Amy looks out the window to see what makes the noise you can see the yard is out of her window (it's a little blurry) but when you look through the window properly it isn't there.

The Snowmen - S7-E7

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is explaining what the intelligence in the giant snow globe is, though enclosed, the amount of "snow" alternates from a fair mass to a few handfuls and back several times.

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Time Heist - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: After Delphox taps on the glass to awaken the Teller, her fingers close as her hand drops below shoulder level. After the angle change, her hand is above shoulder level, index finger extended.

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The Doctor's Wife - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: As the Doctor talks to Idris/TARDIS, he reaches into his coat. When the angle changes, he reaches in again.

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Day of the Moon - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: After River shoots the last of the Silence, she turns her gun flat side out, and muzzle up. After the angle change, she does it again.

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Day of the Moon - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: When the file with the photo of Amy's arm lands in the circle, the thumb in the photo is above the 'T' in 'THIS'. A moment later, the photo's position has turned 180° so that the thumb in the photo is pointed the other way.

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The Eleventh Hour - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: As Amy first enters the TARDIS, the Doctor comes up from her left, says his line, and leaves from her left. When the angle changes, he passes in front of her from her right.

Planet of the Dead - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: On the alien ship, when the Doctor is told the bad news about the bus, his hand with the phone drops to below chest level. Then it's suddenly at chin level. (00:32:30)

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Partners in Crime - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: The cables on the window washer's bucket are fine until Foster shines her sonic pen on it. In the close up, the spot on the cables looks to be already cut and of course wired with the pyrotechnic device. (00:26:15)

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New Earth - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Chip/Cassandra finishes the line about being a walking doodle, he's smiling. After the cut, he's straight faced.

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The Long Game - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: After the Doctor gives Rose instructions, he crosses his arms and leans against the TARDIS. In the close up, he does it again. (00:00:25)

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Rose - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The Doctor pulls the arm off Rose, deactivates it, and the fourth and fifth fingers are the last to stop moving. When the angle changes, the first two fingers are the last to stop.

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The Time of Angels (1) - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Amy are in the museum looking at the Home Box, after they steal it, they run to and enter the TARDIS, which is parked at the end of the hall by the last glass case. However, in the first shots of them in the museum, the camera was pointed directly at that spot, and the TARDIS wasn't there. (00:02:20 - 00:03:00)

The Age of Steel (2) - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Mrs. Moore are walking through the tunnel of Cybermen, there is constantly a light source in front of them. When the shot looks ahead, there are no lights. This is due to the cameraman giving more light so this all can be filmed.

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Closing Time - S6-E13

Continuity mistake: When Craig enters the house and falls back when the cybermat is attacking him, his arms are down by his sides, breaking his fall. As he lands, he's suddenly holding the mouse so it can't bite him.

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Night Terrors - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When Amy and Rory are searching the darkened kitchen, the flashlight Rory holds switches hands between cuts when it starts turning on and off.

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New Earth - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: As the camera zooms out when Rose is captured and Cassandra is about to "go" into Rose, the psychograft disappears, but in the next shot of Rose it appears again. (00:11:45)

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The Satan Pit (2) - S2-E12

Doctor: So, that's the trap. Or the test or the final judgment, I don't know. But if I kill you, I kill her. Except that implies, in this big grand scheme of Gods and Devils, that she's just a victim. But I've seen a lot of this universe. I've seen fake gods and bad gods and demi-gods and would-be gods - out of all that - out of that whole pantheon - if I believe in one thing... Just one thing... I believe in her.

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Season 2 generally

Trivia: "Torchwood" is an anagram for Doctor Who. Russell T Davies came up with it during the filming of Series 1 to label the tapes in order to prevent theft and potential leakage, and decided to use the name in the show proper.

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