Doctor Who

Aliens of London (1) - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Jackie is yelling at the Doctor about Rose's yearlong disappearance, in a shot facing her she turns her head to her right, then in a shot facing the Doctor she does it again.

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Aliens of London (1) - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Rose are talking on the roof, just before the spaceship appears, Rose's hair is blowing in the wind in shots facing the Doctor, but mostly still in shots facing her.

00:05:10

Aliens of London (1) - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: During Harriet Jones' introduction, her grip on her ID card changes between shots.

00:12:25

Aliens of London (1) - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the coroner is interrupted by a banging coming from the freezer while trying to do paperwork, she's shown turning around and standing up twice, in a close-up and the long shot.

00:19:20

The Unquiet Dead - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Early on, when Rose is talking to the Doctor about how amazing it is that they can visit days that only happened once, her hair moves from tucked behind her ear to covering it, then back to its first position.

00:05:00

The End of the World - S1-E2

Audio problem: When Rose is sitting in the observation deck, after she looks at the tree cutting and suggests they might be related, when she puts it back down, it makes a "clink" sound, as if made of metal, despite being in a sort of cardboard cup.

00:15:20

The End of the World - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Rose pulls out her phone and checks for a signal, she's holding it with two hands in the shots facing her, but only with one hand in the shots from behind her.

00:17:50

The End of the World - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is putting a new battery in Rose's phone, which hand he's holding it with keeps changing between shots.

00:18:00

The End of the World - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is standing in front of the giant whirring fanblades, just before he passes the first one, which side of his jacket is blowing away from his body changes between the wide shot and the close-up.

00:35:20

Rose - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: There are some moments during the scene where the Doctor is being strangled by the Auton arm where it's fairly obvious that Christopher Eccleston is holding the arm to his own throat. Namely, the moments where the hand isn't quite in the right position, slipping towards his chin.

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Rose - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After the Doctor freezes the Auton arm, its index and middle fingers are curled, while its ring and pinky fingers are straightened. When the Doctor and Rose are in the stairwell, most noticeable when they emerge at the bottom, the fingers of the arm are now all slightly curled.

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Rose - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: During Mickey's struggle with the plastic trash bin, the angles of sunlight and shadows keep changing between shots.

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Rose - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When the Doctor fires a champagne cork into Auton-Mickey's head, the lack of spraying or leaking wine, even when the Doctor is seen holding the open bottle horizontally immediately afterwards, makes it quite clear that the champagne bottle is actually empty.

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Heaven Sent - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is first shown discovering the word "bird" written in the sand on the floor of the teleport chamber, the handwriting changes from being somewhat messy in the wide shot to being perfectly neat in the close-up.

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Hell Bent - S9-E13

Continuity mistake: Rassilon's gauntlet is supposed to be exactly the same one he had in "The End of Time", but the design has changed. Most noticeably, the user's palm is now uncovered.

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Face the Raven - S9-E11

Continuity mistake: When Clara takes Rigsy's chronolock, in the closeup of the tattoo Clara's lifting her hair with her right hand and showing the tattoo with her left hand, but in the next front-facing shot her hands have switched, she's holding up her hair with her left hand and showing the tattoo with her right hand.

00:26:45

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The Zygon Inversion - S9-E9

Continuity mistake: When Bonnie is filming the transformation of the Zygon man who she stripped of control over his shape, her grip on the phone she's using changes between shots.

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The Zygon Inversion - S9-E9

Continuity mistake: When Bonnie throws the laptop with the Osgoods' message to the floor and stomps on it, the computer's position changes between shots - take note of the tape markings on the floor. In addition, the position of the plastic frame of the laptop's screen changes: in the first shot, it's mostly popped out, but in the second shot, it's mostly attached.

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The Zygon Inversion - S9-E9

Continuity mistake: When Bonnie gets a video call from the Doctor, her grip on the phone changes between shots.

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The Woman Who Lived - S9-E7

Continuity mistake: For most of the robbery sequence at the beginning, the Nightmare (a disguised Ashildr) is holding her pistol in her right hand. When she's yelling at the Doctor for interfering with her robbery while he's looking at the chest strapped to the back of the carriage, however, she's holding it in her left hand. It switches back to her right after the carriage escapes.

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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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"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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