Doctor Who

Deep Breath - S8-E1

Revealing mistake: After the clockwork droids shut down, when the ones in the restaurant basement start falling over, the extended blade of one of the toppling droids flops about like rubber. (01:08:15)

The Snowmen - S7-E7

Revealing mistake: When the Doctor and Vastra are on the TARDIS talking about Clara's injuries, and he says that he thinks for once the universe owes him one, he pulls some switches on the console. If you pay attention, you'll notice that the console wobbles slightly as he does so.

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Revealing mistake: During the sequence where Clara sets foot on the TARDIS for the first time, and she and the Doctor then stop the plane from crashing, there are some shots which make it fairly obvious that the mug of tea she's carrying is empty. (00:24:35)

The Power of Three - S7-E5

Revealing mistake: When Brian is woken up by the cube he was watching suddenly moving, the cube is obviously not lying flat on the table surface, being slightly tilted up in order to make room for the device being used to make it spin.

Closing Time - S6-E13

Revealing mistake: When the Cybermat gets free after the Doctor tries to hit it with a pot and accidentally gets Craig instead, it is very obviously CGI when it slides along the floor and stops by a piece of furniture.

A Good Man Goes to War - S6-E8

Revealing mistake: Several of the hallways in Demon's Run, particularly the one where Madame Kovarian has the baby brought to her and the one the Doctor's standing in when he realises where Amy and Rory's baby was conceived, are the repainted sets of the TARDIS hallways from "The Doctor's Wife", three episodes before.

The Crimson Horror - S7-E13

Revealing mistake: Just before Strax leaves grumbling that he's going to play with his grenades, if you look closely you can see his face mask peeling. (00:27:45)

Death in Heaven - S8-E12

Revealing mistake: During the scene at the beginning where people are taking pictures of themselves with the Cybermen, there are a few moments where the Cybermen's armour is revealed to be rubber when people touch it.

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The Christmas Invasion - S2-E2

Revealing mistake: When Daniel Llewellyn is looking up U.N.I.T. staff records on the computer, at one point a control panel for a DVD playing program is visible onscreen, showing that the special U.N.I.T. user interface is a video. (00:26:25)

Rose - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: In the underground scene in the Nestene lair, the CGI used to create the Nestene is horrendous. And in a shot from behind the Doctor, the Nestene looks like a whole bunch of orange pixels.

A Town Called Mercy - S7-E4

Revealing mistake: When Jex's ship explodes, we see the smoke drifting over town. But it's really obvious that the smoke is coming from the next street, not miles away where Jex's ship is.

Doomsday (2) - S2-E16

Revealing mistake: In the Torchwood building, a large group of Cybermen start shooting at the Daleks and the Genesis Ark. The Daleks shoot several of them, and you can see a Cyberman that, thanks to hilarious CGI, just collapses like a sock without any physical regard that he is wearing tough metal leg armour, is floating a little off the ground, and falls way too fast than physical laws could allow. (00:25:15)

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Revealing mistake: In several episodes of season 9, starting at "Under the Lake" and continuing through "Before the Flood", "The Girl who Died" and "Sleep No More", the same white hallway model is used. For the first two episodes, this makes sense, since they play in the same location. However, the same hallway is used in "The Girl who Died", when the men from Ashildr's village get blasted to death, and again in several scenes in "Sleep No More" when the characters run through the hallways. Also, it seems the control room from the underwater research center, where the characters hide from the ghosts in "Under the Lake" and "Before the Flood", is reused as the white room in "Hell Bent" when the Doctor pulls Clara out of her timeline, though in "Hell Bent" the room is nearly empty and the room in "Under the Lake" and "Before the Flood" is full of equipment.

The Runaway Bride - S3-E14

Revealing mistake: At the end when the Doctor makes it snow, in the wide shot you can see the snow blows in from the left side, showing that they used a snow machine just off-camera. (00:54:30)

The Runaway Bride - S3-E14

Revealing mistake: When the Doctor goes to toss the trio of Christmas balls up, the two times after the first toss are re-used shots of the first toss. His movements of his right arm to bring up the controller are too exact to be coincidence. (00:50:15)

The Pandorica Opens - S5-E12

Revealing mistake: As Amy stands where she is told, a cable comes towards her feet. As it does, a black thread can be seen pulling it up to wrap around her leg.

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The Sontaran Stratagem (1) - S4-E4

Revealing mistake: In the beginning, the ATMOS system takes the car to the Thames, then runs it into the river. At first, the car runs forward normally. After the angle change, there's a huge white cloud of mist behind the car that dissipates quickly, meaning an air cannon of a sort was used to propel the car into the river. (00:02:35)

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The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe - S7-E1

Revealing mistake: When Cyril is walking around the statue and chair in the tower, if you look closely you can see the statue's hands move or shake.

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Robot of Sherwood - S8-E3

Revealing mistake: When the old man is stabbed, the sword is retracted and we can see there is no blood visible on the sword. This is visible even before the blood is wiped off. (00:06:55)

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The End of Time: Part Two - S4-E18

Revealing mistake: When the female Vinvocci is telling the male Vinvocci not to respond the Master's message, you can see a patch of non-green skin on the female Vinvocci's face. (00:27:50)

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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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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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