Doctor Who

Army of Ghosts (1) - S2-E15

Corrected entry: Dr Singh says that the Void sphere has no atomic mass. Atoms, not objects, have atomic mass, hence the name. (00:08:05)

paolog

Correction: He meant that whatever substance the void sphere was made of did not have a determinable atomic mass.

Rise of the Cybermen (1) - S2-E8

Corrected entry: At the beginning of this episode Big Ben has a square face, yet at the end of the next episode it's a round face.

Matty W

Correction: It has a round clockface both times. The only reason it appears to be different is due to illumination: in "Rise of the Cybermen", Big Ben is seen in daytime, with sunlight shining on it, making the clockface proper difficult to distinguish from the frame around it, which is ultimately square-shaped. At the end of "The Age of Steel", it's nighttime and the clockface is illuminated, making it easy to distinguish from the frame.

The Girl in the Fireplace - S2-E7

Corrected entry: When Madame de Pompadour is walking in the gardens with her friend, the Doctor ducks down behind a pillar so he will not be seen. He puts his hands on the pillar but in the next shot they are gone, then they are back again.

Correction: Having just watched that scene, the Doctor's hands don't disappear when he's ducking behind the pillar. There are no continuity errors in the placement of his hands in the scene at all.

The Christmas Invasion - S2-E2

Corrected entry: The Sycorax begin speaking English for all of the humans because the TARDIS is suddenly activated when the Doctor wakes up. However, it is stated elsewhere in the series that the TARDIS only translates for those who have been in the TARDIS, which Harriet and her translator haven't.

Correction: The TARDIS translates for anyone the Doctor wants it to, including not only companions but people that he and his companions are dealing with.

New Earth - S2-E4

Corrected entry: In the basement, the Doctor is threatening Cassandra/Rose, he has the sonic screwdriver out. When Cassandra enters him, the screwdriver disappears.

Movie Nut

Correction: He (or maybe Cassandra possessing him) puts it back in his jacket.

The Satan Pit (2) - S2-E12

Corrected entry: Toby is seen crashing headfirst out of the ship but in the shot of his death, he is facing the ship.

LizzieWD

Correction: Toby/The Beast turned around. It's even visible.

New Earth - S2-E4

Corrected entry: The Doctor cures The Flesh by disinfecting them with a cocktail of the various cures created by the Cat Nuns. However, surely these cures would have no effect on The Flesh, as they were being used to test those very things? The diseases that The Flesh had would be the ones the nuns were yet to find the cure for, so even if the cocktail did remove some of the diseases it couldn't remove all of them.

Correction: The Flesh would respond to certain cures, depending on the particular infection. The Nuns were testing in very small, controlled batches. However, the strength of the cures in combination would have a positive effect.

Movie Nut

Doomsday (2) - S2-E16

Corrected entry: The Daleks "plunge" Raj to get information about the Cybermen. Raj was locked away in the sphere chamber when the Cybermen revealed themselves as the ghosts, so he shouldn't have known, therefore the Daleks shouldn't know.

Correction: The Daleks don't know that there are Cybermen until Dalek Thay goes outside to investigate. Dalek Sec specifically says that there is another species invading Earth, infected with the superstition of ghosts. The specific wording of the statement implies that the Daleks got information on the "ghosts" from Raj, and deduced that they were another group of invaders as a result, but at that point still don't know who they are.

Correction: Raj's earpiece has communication technology. Someone in the building may have called him and told him about the situation, but it happened off camera.

Love & Monsters - S2-E13

Corrected entry: During the part where Elton is describing his first time seeing the Doctor in the downstairs of his house, he states he is 3 or 4 years old, however the Doctor they show is the 10th Doctor, David Tennant, when it should be the 9th Doctor, Christopher Eccelston, since that scene was a flashback of most likely around 20 years ago, which is before the 9th Doctor reincarnated into the 10th.

Correction: The Doctor is a time traveller though. Even though the flashback occurred 20 years ago, the 10th Doctor obviously travelled from modern day to 20 years back in the TARDIS.

Casual Person

The Age of Steel (2) - S2-E9

Corrected entry: Lumic is dying and wants to gain immortality though Cyber-conversion. So why does he insist on having the entire populace converted too? To control them? But he can already control everyone through the earpods! It makes no sense.

Correction: Like many villains, he thinks he knows what's best for the rest of humanity better than they do. He believes that cyber-conversion is what's best for the human race, even if they don't know it and resist the change.

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Doomsday (2) - S2-E16

Corrected entry: The Doctor phones Jackie just as she runs past a sign which says E6. However, she later looks at a sign which says E3. Figures refer to staircase numbers, not floor numbers.

Josman

Correction: I've watched this episode again and the sign on the staircase says N3 not E3.

LizzieWD

The Christmas Invasion - S2-E2

Corrected entry: When the Sycorax leader is talking to the humans they need to use a translation device to understand him because the TARDIS isn't translating. When they talk to the Sycorax leader he seems to have no trouble understanding their language without any apparent translation device.

DoctorWhofan3.14

Correction: Just because it isn't "apparent" doesn't mean that it isn't there. After all, the TARDIS translation circuits aren't visible either. Safe to say that, as a star-faring species, the Sycorax would have some method of understanding the races that they encounter.

Tailkinker Premium member

The Girl in the Fireplace - S2-E7

Corrected entry: When the Doctor enters Renette's room for the first time, he pulls back the curtain and looks out of the window. We see that it is heavily snowing on the famous French cathedral of Notre Dame. It is impossible to see Notre Dame from the windows of the chateau de Versailles, as Notre Dame is in the centre of Paris and Versailles is on the outskirts.

Correction: This scene does not occur at Versailles. When the doctor asks Reinette where she is she replies "Paris, of course." The fireplace is later moved to Versailles.

Tooth and Claw - S2-E5

Corrected entry: When the Doctor and Rose are first introduced to Queen Victoria, the Doctor says, "Rose, may I present her Majesty, Queen Victoria". Rose mouths the last few words of the Doctor's dialogue.

Correction: Rose would know who Queen Victoria is. She may have realized who it was as The Doctor was telling her and mouthed it out of awe rather than mimicking an actor's lines.

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Doomsday (2) - S2-E16

Corrected entry: The Daleks and Cybermen are pulled through the breach because of the "background radiation" that they gained when travelling between the two worlds. However, the Cybermen that were converted in the real world did not travel between worlds, so therefore had no background radiation on them, so should not have been pulled through the breach.

Correction: The people converted haven't travelled between worlds, but the technology that's been grafted onto them has. The technology's pulled through the breach like everything else, taking the convertee with it.

Tailkinker Premium member

School Reunion - S2-E6

Corrected entry: Mickey drives Sarah-Jane's car through the doors of the School to get inside. However, when the children are escaping the school, the doors are intact, and there is no sign of the car. The kids couldn't have escaped another way because the school was locked down.

Correction: When they set off the fire alarm, the doors probably automaticaly unlocked, as per most fire codes worldwide.

The Christmas Invasion - S2-E2

Corrected entry: When the Doctor wakes up, Hariet Jones and her translator don't have to read from the electric translation device any more because the TARDIS is translating for them. But they've never been anywhere in the TARDIS.

Correction: The translation ability is comprised of equal parts of the TARDIS translation circuit and the Doctor's natural Time Lord telepathy. The ability has been explained in the original series as something that a Time Lord can share with his friends. As the Doctor regained consciousness, since he was likely expecting to be surrounded by Rose, her mum, and Mickey (friends), he could have simply shared with everyone in the area.

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Doomsday (2) - S2-E16

Corrected entry: When the Doctor organises the huge vacuum, you see hundreds of Daleks being sucked in, but no Cybermen. Even if they were being sucked through somewhere else, there are still enough nearby to get sucked through there. They're not that much smaller.

Correction: According to the writers, the Cybermen were pulled back through the cracks in reality that they originally came through, rather than being sucked into the breach.

The Christmas Invasion - S2-E2

Corrected entry: In the in-vision commentary, Julie Gardener's party hat keeps going from being on her head and off throughout the episode without time to move it.

Correction: It's hardly unreasonable that a commentary might not be filmed in one shot; there are many reasons why they might wish to stop or even go back from time to time. A degree of editing is to be expected and there is no pretence otherwise. As such, no "continuity errors" can be considered valid.

Tailkinker Premium member

Rise of the Cybermen (1) - S2-E8

Corrected entry: When Rose is telling the doctor about Mickey's past, she tells him that his mother couldn't cope when he was a baby and he was brought up by his gran. Yet when she thought Mickey had been killed in the first episode, "Rose", she says she will have to tell his mum - with no mention of his gran.

Correction: Rose states in this episode that Mickey's gran died while she was still at school, several years earlier.

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