Doctor Who

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

New this month Continuity mistake: When Clara asks Kate why her two assistants have entered the Black Archive, she rests her left arm on the sill of the window of the containment unit she's inside. In the next shot, when Clara slowly turns to look at "Kate", who's just revealed she's actually a Zygon imposter, her left arm is by her side.

00:39:55

skater49th

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Doctors figure out how to disintegrate the door, when Eleven takes out his screwdriver to check the calculation and announces that it's complete, Ten's right hand, with which he's holding his screwdriver, goes from raised at roughly shoulder height to much lower between shots.

00:44:50

skater49th

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

New this month Continuity mistake: When Osgood discovers Kate trussed up where the Zygons left her, when she pulls off the sheet covering her Kate's head is completely covered by a membrane-like mass. Moments later, after Osgood has begun working at Kate's hands to get her free, in the next shot with Kate's head in it her face is now uncovered.

00:46:15

skater49th

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

New this month Continuity mistake: In the scene at the end in the Undergallery, when Ten walks up to the Gallifrey Falls painting, wondering what its actual title is, the door of his TARDIS, visible behind him, is open. In the next shot with the TARDISes visible, the door is shut.

01:10:55

skater49th

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Eleventh Doctor takes off his fez, before throwing it into the time fissure, the position of his right hand on the hat changes between shots.

00:27:40

skater49th

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS - S7-E12

New this month Continuity mistake: In the storage room, when Clara takes a model of the TARDIS down from a shelf, how she's holding it changes between shots.

00:12:10

skater49th

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS - S7-E12

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Doctor begins to explain to Gregor that the TARDIS doesn't actually have a self-destruct, he places his right hand on Gregor's shoulder. In the next shot, his right arm is by his side and he isn't touching Gregor.

00:26:00

skater49th

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS - S7-E12

New this month Continuity mistake: When Gregor hands Tricky the patch from his jumpsuit, Tricky's hold on the patch changes. In addition, the patch is sagging in shots facing Tricky, but not in the close-up of it.

00:32:40

skater49th

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS - S7-E12

New this month Continuity mistake: Before they enter the damaged TARDIS, when the Doctor watches Gregor put down Bram, and then asks Tricky why he's using a blast suit and respirator despite being an android, his hands are clasped in front of his chest in close-ups, but down below his waist in wide shots.

00:09:15

Hide - S7-E11

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Doctor puts on a harness during the preparations to rescue Hila, a flap on the front keeps switching between being straight out and being folded behind the strap it's attached to.

00:29:25

skater49th

Hide - S7-E11

New this month Continuity mistake: When Clara shakes the TARDIS' doors, demanding it let her in, her hands change position between shots.

00:36:25

skater49th

Hide - S7-E11

New this month Continuity mistake: While Emma is explaining to Clara what an empathic psychic is, the Doctor grabs a bottle of milk from the table and takes a swig out of it, holding the bottle in his right hand, before jumping into the conversation to state that empaths are both extremely compassionate and extremely lonely. While he's saying this, his left hand goes from gesturing in a close-up to holding the milk bottle in a wide shot.

00:06:25

skater49th

Hide - S7-E11

New this month Continuity mistake: When Emma tells Clara not to trust the Doctor, the position of her hands and fingers, holding her teacup, change between shots.

00:19:00

skater49th

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New this month Continuity mistake: While the Doctor and Clara are talking and realise that she now possesses extensive computing knowledge, in shots facing the Doctor he has his hands raised in various gestures or by his mouth, but his hands aren't visible in shots facing Clara.

00:22:15

skater49th

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Doctor says "I'm an alien from outer space, I'm a thousand years old, and I can't fly a plane! Can you?", the sonic screwdriver jumps from his right hand to his left.

00:25:30

skater49th

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New this month Continuity mistake: When Clara takes the copy of Summer Falls away from Artie briefly, the position of her hand on the book changes between the initial shot and the close-up of the book's cover.

00:04:40

skater49th

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New this month Continuity mistake: When Clara asks the "girl" coming down the stairs if she's a friend of Angie's, and the "girl" replies in a monotone, in the shot facing Clara the girl-robot is seen nearly at the bottom of the steps, but in the next shot facing the "girl", she's suddenly higher up the stairs.

00:12:05

skater49th

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New this month Continuity mistake: When Clara is asleep in bed after the Doctor prevented her from being downloaded by the people in the Shard, he sets up a vase of flowers, a glass of water and a plate of Jammie Dodgers on her bedside table. The positions of the glass, the cookies on the plate, and the torn-open package the cookies came out of is seen when the Doctor leaves a half-eaten cookie on the plate in a close-up. When Clara wakes up, however, the cookies on the plate, the packaging and the glass have all changed positions.

00:18:20

skater49th

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Visible crew/equipment: After Miss Kizlet enters her office to find the walking base station Doctor sitting at her desk, as she walks around the motorbike lying on the broken glass, when this 'Doctor' says, "Yes, those still with bodies to go home to would be free," we can see the moving reflection of two crew members on the surface of the motorbike.

Add time

Super Grover Premium member
Doctor Who mistake picture

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: Miss Kizlet wears a large silver brooch on her suit's right lapel in every shot of her, but after Clara notices the lights going out behind her house, when it cuts back to the office Kizlet's brooch switches to her left lapel just before it cuts back to the Doctor and Clara, and since the brooch has a distinctive design we can tell that it's a flipped shot.

00:24:10

Super Grover Premium member
Doctor Who mistake picture

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Clara are on the rooftop terrace, there's a distinctive design on the Doctor's bow tie, but when he's in the coffee shop the bow tie's design differs, and when he runs outside to ask if Clara's okay it changes back, then it changes again when he's in back the shop. Additionally, when the walking base station Doctor uploads Clara it's wearing a bow tie, and its design also changes on the motorbike and in Kizlet's office.

Add time

Super Grover Premium member

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: While Clara shouts, "I don't know where I am," over and over, the Doctor sonics his way into the house. When he kneels beside Clara, then notices the 'girl' on the stairs and stands up, in the shots facing him we can see that the young actress stands on the step facing the stairway (note her legs), with her hand at her side, but in the shots facing the girl she stands facing the door with her hand on the banister.

00:14:20

Super Grover Premium member

The Time of the Doctor - S7-E17

Continuity mistake: After the Doctor yells at Handles for putting him on the Dalek ship, the Doctor grabs him and carries the head with his right arm, then switches the head to his left arm. However, in the close-up as the Doctor asks, "What does this question mean?" we see Handles is back on the Doctor's right arm, but next shot as the phone rings, Handles is carried on the Doctor's left arm again.

Add time

Super Grover Premium member
Doctor Who mistake picture

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: When Clara and the Doctor watch the lights going out, they first stand in front of the chair, but when the Doctor notes that some planes have WiFi, they stand behind the chair. That chair switches from in front of them to behind them another couple of times.

00:24:00

Super Grover Premium member

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Audio problem: When the Doctor and Clara are on the motorbike, Clara says her first line without moving her lips.

Add time

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship - S7-E3

Continuity mistake: At the end Amy and Rory receive a postcard from Siluria with the TARDIS pictured on it, but it is the old TARDIS from 2005 (note there is no St John's ambulance sign on it).

Add time

Kane A R
Doctor Who mistake picture

The Angels Take Manhattan - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: When they are back in the cemetery at the end, the Angel shows up right behind Rory. In the first shot facing Rory, as the camera zooms in on a close-up of the Angel, the Angel's right arm/hand is pointing straight out, and its left open hand is up in a grabbing position. After River asks where the hell it came from, in the Angel's next close-up and all subsequent close-ups, its arm/hand positions are reversed - left hand is pointing straight out and its right hand is up. Yet in every shot of the Doctor, River and Amy together, in the foreground we see the Angel's left hand is up in the grabbing position.

00:37:35

Super Grover Premium member
Doctor Who mistake picture

The Rings of Akhaten - S7-E9

Revealing mistake: While the Doctor and Clara visit the market in Akhaten, the rubber mask of one of the aliens they encounter is revealed, as the eyes of the actor wearing it are very much visible.

00:08:10

Epigenis
Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

Suggested correction: No, the eyes are not visible.

Charles Miller

You can undoubtedly see the actor's skin and eye underneath the rubber mask.

Epigenis

Asylum of the Daleks - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Rory pushes a Dalek backwards it has ear lights but in the next shot it doesn't.

Add time

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: When the War Doctor kisses Clara goodbye, his tea cup rests on top of the saucer, but when he steps into his TARDIS the cup sits on the bench, beside the saucer.

Add time

Super Grover Premium member
Doctor Who mistake picture

The Power of Three - S7-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When the Doctor is painting the fence and vacuuming the living room, Amy lifts her legs to let the Doctor pass with the vacuum, revealing the transmitter for her mic in her back pocket.

00:07:45

sanderv
Doctor Who mistake picture

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor rides the bike out of the TARDIS, visible in the background is the TARDIS with the door still open. Very next shot, the door is closed.

00:26:20

Casual Person

Cold War - S7-E10

Factual error: The rank insignia of the Soviet officers is completely inaccurate. The captain wears the epaulets of a captain first rank (captain) and the sleeve insignia of a captain second rank (commander). Lieutenant Stephashin wears the epaulets of a senior lieutenant and the sleeve insignia of a captain third rank (lieutenant-commander). The third officer wears the epaulets of a captain second rank and the sleeve insignia of a captain third rank.

Add time

Necrothesp

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When the Doctor and Clara are riding through London on their motorbike, the camera rig filming them is visible in their helmets.

00:27:00

sonicdrewdriver

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Factual error: Clara determines the location of the enemy's base of operations: floor 65 of The Shard. However, there are multiple issues with this conclusion. Firstly, floor 65 is a residential property, not an office location; offices in The Shard occupy floors 2 through 28. Secondly, the view of 30 St Mary Axe from Miss Kizlet's window puts the office below 180m, the height of the latter building. This would mean the office must be below floor 50. Finally, when the Doctor rides his motorcycle up the side of the building, 30 St Mary Axe is again seen, this time significantly below his location, and on the wrong side of The Shard. Not only then does the office's height change, but also which side of The Shard it is on.

00:34:00 - 00:37:20

sonicdrewdriver

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Revealing mistake: When Osgood tells Kate that they're using Derren Brown as the explanation for flying the TARDIS into Trafalgar Square by helicopter, the two women are standing in front of the TARDIS. Its door is slightly open, revealing an interior that is obviously a picture.

00:05:00

Doctor Who mistake picture

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: After Clara enters the Doctors' cell, and they're talking about how the door was unlocked, shots inside the cell show the door about halfway closed, while a shot from outside looking into the cell shows the door wide open.

00:45:25

Doctor Who mistake picture

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: During the scene in the barn where the three Doctors have their hands on the button, when Eleven notices Clara crying and asks her what's wrong, the Doctors' hands go from stacked on top of each other on the button to only touching it with their fingers.

01:02:40

Doctor Who mistake picture

The Name of the Doctor - S7-E15

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is talking to River just before entering his own timeline to rescue Clara, in the shots facing him, the glowing column representing his timeline is not visible, despite the fact that a wide shot reveals he's standing right in front of it.

Add time

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS - S7-E12

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is asking Clara if she feels safe in the last scene, most of her hair is draped over her left shoulder. However, whether some of her hair is draped over her right shoulder or not changes between shots.

00:45:05

The Crimson Horror - S7-E13

Other mistake: When Mr. Thursday goes to see Vastra, to hire her to investigate his brother's death, he doesn't see her face (she's a Silurian "lizard woman from the dawn of time") until she lifts her veil to take a closer look at a photograph he brought her, upon which he faints. However, Vastra's veil is quite see-through, enough that her non-human appearance is obvious to the audience even before she lifts it. The same thing happens when she goes to visit the coroner later - although he doesn't faint.

Add time

Doctor Who mistake picture

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS - S7-E12

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when the Doctor picks up the remote control and reads the words written on it, the position of his hands as he's holding the device changes between the close-up and the wide shot.

00:43:40

Doctor Who mistake picture

Hide - S7-E11

Continuity mistake: When Clara draws the Doctor's attention to the vision of a forest appearing in the archway, the candelabra she is holding has two candles in it, with the third hole empty. Moments later, after the apparition has disappeared, there are now three candles in it.

00:15:30

Hide - S7-E11

Continuity mistake: For most of the episode, there is a thunderstorm going on at Caliburn House. However, when the TARDIS is seen dematerializing and rematerializing when the Doctor and Clara go to take pictures of the ghost throughout time, it's dry in the grove where it was parked. The first time is especially noticeable, as moments later we are shown Professor Palmer and Emma looking through a rain-spattered window, commenting on the noise of the TARDIS' engines.

Add time

The Rings of Akhaten - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: The leaf Clara feeds the Old God, which was the catalyst for her parents meeting and which she kept tucked in her book as "page 1", looks completely different to its first appearance in "The Bells of Saint John".

Add time

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Clara are sitting at their table on the balcony, talking, the level of Clara's mostly-finished milkshake changes several times, most noticeably when she and the Doctor are arguing over who is going to use her computer to hack the bad guys' systems.

Add time

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Clara, while seated at their table on the balcony, are arguing over who has the better hacking skills while pulling her computer back and forth, in overhead shots their table is somewhere in the middle of the balcony. This contrasts with all other shots, which show their table right next to the railing.

Add time

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor hands the scone to the waitress, her grip on it changes between shots.

00:31:55

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.

Add time

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

A Town Called Mercy - S7-E4

Continuity mistake: During the sequence involving Rory and Isaac leaving town with the latter disguised as Kahler-Jex in order to distract the Gunslinger so the Doctor can get back to the TARDIS, parked somewhere outside of Mercy, only to find Jex's ship instead, while Amy and Jex wait back at the sheriff's office, the Sun changes position several times, as do the shadows cast as a result. Most noticeably, when the Doctor finds the cable running from Jex's ship to town, the Sun is quite low, as if close to sunset - while appearing high, as if closer to midday, in the scenes of Rory and Isaac distracting the Gunslinger taking place at the same time. During the scenes of the Doctor finding Jex's ship and Amy and Jex in town, it is also earlier in the day.

Add time

The Snowmen - S7-E7

Continuity mistake: When Vastra and Jenny confront Dr. Simeon in an alleyway, when Vastra picks up some snow and remarks about how interesting it is, the fingers of the hand she's holding the snow with change from being extended to curled up and back again between shots.

Add time

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.

Add time

The Power of Three - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: When Rory finds his dad on the spaceship, Brian is lying on a gurney next to the two farthest slabs, which are empty. When Amy and the Doctor come through the portal to the spaceship, Brian's gurney is between the two closest slabs, with Rory lying on the closest one, which previously had a completely different person lying on it.

Add time

A Town Called Mercy - S7-E4

Factual error: During the standoff after the Doctor forces Jex over the town's boundary line, Amy manages to make a revolver accidentally fire off twice in a row. Revolvers like that need to be cocked between each firing, which didn't happen the second time.

Add time

A Town Called Mercy - S7-E4

Continuity mistake: When Amy's holding a revolver while arguing with the Doctor, just before she accidentally fires it a second time, she goes from holding it pointed to her right to holding it pointing to the ground in front of her between shots.

Add time

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

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Other mistake: Billie Piper is listed as playing "Rose" in the closing credits. Rose was certainly mentioned, yes, but Piper in this episode was actually sentient superweapon the Moment, who merely took Rose's form, and was in all other respects nothing like the former companion.

Add time

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: Among the various contents of the Black Archive are visible several objects that shouldn't be there, because it is impossible for U.N.I.T. to have acquired them. In particular: A detonation pack from "Planet of the Ood", set in the 42nd century, a few thousand years in the future. The Supreme Dalek's shell from "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End" - it was shot and killed by Jack Harkness, destroying the shell. The restraint chair from "The End of Time", last seen on the Vinvocci's ship. The makeshift sonic screwdriver built by the alternate Amy from "The Girl Who Waited", since that version of Amy was wiped from existence. A different explosive carried by Gregor Van Baalen in "Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS", which is both set in the future and involves a complicated situation in which the events ended up technically not happening.

Add time

Hide - S7-E11

Factual error: The Doctor says that the Earth is six billion years old, which is one and a half billion years over - it's only 4.5 billion years old.

00:21:25

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.

Add time

Movie Nut

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.

Add time

The Power of Three - S7-E5

Other mistake: As the Doctor passes a stack of three cubes, the camera is close enough to see the top cube has two small squares intertwined on the side facing diagonally toward the light. He said all were the same, no difference or individuality whatsoever.

Add time

Movie Nut

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Factual error: The view from Ms Kizlet's window was taken somewhere in the vicinity of London Wall eg. the Museum of London, not from The Shard.

Add time

TRT68

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.

Add time

Movie Nut

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: After the 10th Doctor marries Elizabeth, they kiss. While they are kissing, the collar on his jacket gets turned up, from her point of view. The camera then switches to look at her from over his shoulder, then back, and now the collar is straight.

00:49:40

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: At the end, when the Tenth Doctor steps into his TARDIS, there are three sets of cups and saucers on the side of the bench farthest from the TARDIS, and Clara's set in the middle of the bench, but as the TARDIS fades away, there are two sets on each end of the bench.

01:14:10

Super Grover Premium member

The Power of Three - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is at the Tower of London with Amy and Kate, he claims he needs some air. When Amy follows him she follows him twice, in two different shots. The first time on 'ground view' walking and the second time on 'above view' running.

00:21:20

Shadow5

Nightmare in Silver - S7-E14

Plot hole: At the beginning, when the Doctor, Clara, Angie and Artie get off the TARDIS, the two kids are absolutely convinced that they're on the Moon, despite the Doctor explaining that they're actually at the Spacey Zoomer ride on Hedgewick's World, the greatest amusement park in the universe. The kids only realise they really aren't on the Moon when Webley emerges from inside of a fake rock formation, followed by the soldiers. The part of the room that the soldiers come from, which should have been fully visible to the time travellers from the beginning - in fact, they should have been looking directly at it when they leaned out of the TARDIS in the very first shot - looks nothing like the Moon and contains a sign for the Spacey Zoomer ride and a large map of the amusement park.

Add time

Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

Suggested correction: Perhaps they didn't see everything and only focused on small things, or they remembered the Futurama episode with an amusement park set on the moon.

The Snowmen - S7-E7

Continuity mistake: As Clara first realises the differences in the TARDIS exterior and interior, she goes to circle the outside, leaving the door open. A second later, it's closed, but open upon her entrance.

Add time

Movie Nut

The Angels Take Manhattan - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: As the Doctor explains about the book he's reading, he goes from holding it with one hand to two between angles.

Add time

Movie Nut

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: In this episode, I. M. Foreman's scrapyard is at the end of the alley next to Coal Hill School. In "An Unearthly Child", the scrapyard was far enough away from the school that Barbara and Ian take Ian's car to get there. Barbara also describes it to Ian as "there's a big wall on one side, houses on the other." If it was right next to the school, she would have mentioned "that scrapyard next to the school."

00:00:15

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: When the three Doctors have all just come up with a plan to stop Gallifrey being destroyed, the War Doctor shouts "Thank you, Bad Wolf Girl!" At this moment, standing in front of "Rose", the Tenth Doctor's hair is spiked up and messy, but then immediately in the next shot, after the Moment has disappeared, when he questions what the War Doctor just said, his hair is flat and neat again.

01:06:25

Professor Lazarus

Cold War - S7-E10

Continuity mistake: The submarine surfaces among icebergs at the end. Just as the others go back into the submarine, the Doctor stays up there. Some snow goes onto his lip and his hair. In the following shot, we can see he isn't moving. But in the next shot, the snow on his hair and lip isn't there anymore.

00:40:00

Casual Person

The Angels Take Manhattan - S7-E6

Other mistake: The photo shoot PA from "Asylum of the Daleks" earlier in this season isn't in the credits for that episode, but is credited in this episode, despite not featuring in it.

Add time

Casual Person

Join the mailing list

Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Add something

Most popular pages

Best movie mistakesBest mistake picturesBest comedy movie quotesMovies with the most mistakesNew this monthJurassic Park mistakesJurassic Park mistake pictureFriends mistakesThe Incredibles endingMamma Mia! questionsStargate SG-1 triviaSuper Troopers quotesTitanic plotWill Ferrell movies & TV showsThe 20 biggest Friends mistake picturesCommando mistake video

Quotes

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.

More...

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.

More...