Josman

Question: When the boat first starts sinking, some nameless crew members are shown trying to sort things out. But I don't remember them appearing again, even when the DJs were being rescued. Did they drown?

Josman

Chosen answer: They can be seen in a couple of long shots of the ship's prow as the DJs shelter there. It's reasonable to assume, given that they were present when the rescue flotilla arrived, that they were picked up as well, just off-screen while the film focused on the main characters.

Tailkinker Premium member

10th Mar 2011

Doctor Who (1963)

The Ice Warriors - S5-E3

Factual error: It is stated that removing all the plants caused carbon dioxide levels to drop. But plants absorb carbon dioxide, so removing them would create an increase.

Josman

Trivia: One of AD1's members also played the bank manager in the first film.

Josman

2nd Jan 2011

Doctor Who (1963)

The Invasion - S6-E3

Trivia: In the animated reconstruction, released in 2006, the words "Bad Wolf" can be seen on a wall at one point. The phrase was a major plot point in the first season of the new series, where it turned out in the season finale, "The Parting of the Ways", that companion Rose Tyler had scattered them across time and space as a message to herself while temporarily possessing the power of the entire Time Vortex.

Josman

9th Nov 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

The War Games - S6-E7

Easter egg: On the second disk, go to the subtitles menu, scroll to the second option down and press right. This will bring up the words "Doctor Who" underneath. Press enter to watch him standing trial before two sock puppets.

Josman

8th Nov 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

Chosen answer: No reason for this has yet been disclosed.

Tailkinker Premium member

20th Sep 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

15th Sep 2010

Moonraker (1979)

Revealing mistake: In many of the scenes which are supposed to be taking place in zero gravity, the womens' hair still falls in the normal way instead of floating.

Josman

24th Aug 2010

Doctor Who (2005)

2nd Aug 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

Season 20 generally

Plot hole: In "The Five Doctors", Susan tells Turlough that she can pilot the TARDIS to some extent. During series 1 and 2, it was clear that she couldn't pilot it at all. She couldn't have been taught between episodes as the Doctor had little idea himself at the time.

Josman

15th Jul 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

15th Jul 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

Logopolis - S18-E7

Continuity mistake: The Doctor somehow manages to secure his scarf across the catwalk, despite having only gone on seconds before the Master. He then manages to put it on again during the seconds it takes for the Master to alter the angle.

Josman

Revealing mistake: As the boat is in its final minutes, two of the crew are shown swimming across the deck to get to the dry part. But once they've climbed up, their clothes are still dry.

Josman

Continuity mistake: People are often shown listening to the radio at completely different times of day to the times shown on the boat.

Josman

19th Jun 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

15th Jun 2010

Doctor Who (2005)

Show generally

Question: My understanding of The Daleks is that they draw their power from their vertical shoulder slats. The new paradigm Daleks have no shoulder slats, so where are they drawing their power from?

Josman

Chosen answer: Don't know where you got that information from, but there doesn't seem to be much around to support it. Models of Dalek shown in very early episodes of the original series got their power from external sources, but since then they have operated entirely on unspecified internal power sources concealed within their armour. No reason to think that the new Daleks are any different.

Tailkinker Premium member

23rd May 2010

Doctor Who (2005)

Utopia (1) - S3-E11

Question: When Professer Yana is beginning to realise who he really is, he hears the voices of previous Masters. Could someone tell me where these audio clips were taken from?

Josman

Chosen answer: "Destroy him! Then you will give your power to me! is Roger Delgado in "The Daemons" (1971). The other is Anthony Ainley laughing evilly, not sure where that was from.

19th Apr 2010

Doctor Who (2005)

12th Apr 2010

Doctor Who (1963)

1st Apr 2010

Doctor Who (2005)

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