Doctor Who

Aliens of London (1) - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Joseph Green (really Jacrassa Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen) picks up the skin of Oliver Charles from the Cabinet table, he picks it up with his left hand in the first shot but is holding it with his right hand in the next. (00:32:30)

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. (00:04:00)

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

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

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.

Rose - S1-E1

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

Rose - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor pulls the arm off the Auton and tosses it to Rose, the arm is bent at the elbow and solid plastic, with a smooth, clean break. Later, particularly noticeable when Rose has left the department store, the arm is hollow, with an unbent elbow and a jagged break. The arm continues to change between the two appearances for the rest of its screentime.

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World War Three (2) - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Partway through the episode, there's a wide shot of London, with an undamaged Big Ben visible. The inciting incident of the previous episode was a spaceship crashing into the clock tower, severely damaging it. (00:25:40)

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 Long Game - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Suki goes to leave the lift on floor 500, her arms are by her sides, then suddenly both hands are gripping the strap on her bag. (00:14:00)

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Rose - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The Auton in the red shirt is seen starting to come down the escalator, then at a quarter of the way down, then at the top again, just starting down.

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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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