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16th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

The Poison Sky (2) - S4-E5

New this week Factual error: Colonel Mace says the Sontaran ship is orbiting 5,000 miles (8,050 km) above the Earth. However, in shots of and from the ship in both this episode and "The Sontaran Stratagem", the Earth appears far too small for the ship to be that close, with the ship's true distance appearing to be well over double that. (00:08:34)

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11th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Kerblam! - S11-E8

New this week Factual error: Kandoka labour laws require companies like Kerblam! to have a minimum of 10% organic staff. The villain claims that, as a result, only 10% of humans are employed, at all. These are two completely different quantities: if 10% of the cars in one parking lot are blue, this doesn't indicate that 10% of all cars are painted blue, but that's effectively what the episode thinks. The fact that no-one else, including the Doctor, calls him on this further magnifies the mathematical error.

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11th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

The Lazarus Experiment - S3-E6

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is saying goodbye to Martha, he's leaning on the open TARDIS door with his hand open. When Martha says that things just kind of escalated, the Doctor's hand is suddenly a fist. (00:02:00)

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10th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Daleks in Manhattan (1) - S3-E4

New this month Continuity mistake: When Frank is dragged off by the pig-slaves, the manhole opening into the theatre is depicted as completely open from below. When the shot switches above to the stockroom when Solomon pushes the Doctor away from the manhole, the lid is resting half over it, before it being completely open when Solomon moves to pull the lid over the manhole and close it. (00:23:14)

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10th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Daleks in Manhattan (1) - S3-E4

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Doctor turns the newspaper towards Martha so she can read the headline, in the wide shot, the corner in his right hand is bent back towards him. In the close-up showing the headline, the corner is straightened with his hand in a different position. (00:04:29)

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8th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Smith and Jones - S3-E1

New this month Continuity mistake: Martha reaches her right hand up to open the window, prompting Julia to panic and say "Don't! We'll lose all the air!" When the shot changes as Martha points out that the windows aren't exactly airtight, her right hand is suddenly lowered. (00:09:47)

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7th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

The Christmas Invasion - S2-E2

New this month Continuity mistake: After the Doctor's challenged the Sycorax leader to a swordfight, when he's asking about the rules of combat while taking his dressing gown (bathrobe) off, he starts taking it off beginning with his left arm in two successive shots. (00:43:58)

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7th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

The Idiot's Lantern - S2-E10

New this month Continuity mistake: When the Connollys are watching TV, in the shots facing the chair and sofa, the chair Eddie was sitting in is further away from the couch than in the shots from above, where the chair is almost touching the couch. (00:04:46)

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7th Oct 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Love & Monsters - S2-E13

New this month Continuity mistake: Jackie gets Elton to take his shirt off by deliberately making a huge red wine stain on the front. When Elton comes back to the estate with the pizza, his shirt is unstained. (00:27:17)

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29th Sep 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

The Christmas Invasion - S2-E2

New this month Character mistake: When Llewellyn is describing what was carried onboard Guinevere One, the UNIT computer displays the space probe's name misspelled "Guinivere" One. (00:26:50)

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25th Sep 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Rose - S1-E1

New this month Continuity mistake: When Rose is telling Auton Mickey that she thinks they should stay away from the Doctor because he's dangerous, a lock of her hair in front of her face tucks itself behind her ear when the shot changes to a close-up. (00:24:42)

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25th Sep 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Aliens of London (1) - S1-E4

New this month Continuity mistake: When Indra Ganesh offers Joseph Green the briefcase with the Emergency Protocols, he's holding it with the handle in his right hand in wide shots, but with it in his left hand in close-ups of him. (00:12:36)

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24th Sep 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Aliens of London (1) - S1-E4

New this month Visible crew/equipment: During the news broadcast on the disappearance of the Prime Minister, shown on an in-universe TV screen, the reflection of the camera filming the TV is visible. (00:12:00)

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12th Sep 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

Silence in the Library (1) - S4-E8

Revealing mistake: When the Doctor notices the unnatural triangular shadow signalling the presence of the Vashta Nerada and points it out to Donna, the shadow appears over Donna when she's standing in front of it, showing that it's a special effect added to the shot afterwards. (00:11:10)

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4th Apr 2019

Doctor Who (2005)

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Rose - S1-E1

Character mistake: When the news broadcast on the destruction of Henrik's is shown, the chyron misspells the store's name as "Henrick's." (00:07:50)

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21st Sep 2018

Doctor Who (2005)

Bad Wolf (1) - S1-E12

Revealing mistake: After the Doctor deactivates the signal hiding the Dalek fleet, when the camera zooms out to show the ships, the background image of the Horsehead and Flame Nebulae is cut off a bit below where the Dalek Emperor's flagship is shown, revealing the end of the picture they used for a background. (00:39:00)

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8th Aug 2018

Doctor Who (2005)

Smith and Jones - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Martha is walking up to the hospital just before the motorcycle gear-clad slab bumps into her, her right hand goes from by her side to holding her purse strap between shots. (00:02:15)

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3rd Jul 2018

Doctor Who (2005)

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

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)

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3rd Jul 2018

Doctor Who (2005)

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

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)

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3rd Jul 2018

Doctor Who (2005)

The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

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)

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