Doctor Who

Cold War - S7-E10

New today Continuity mistake: When Skaldak grabs Professor Grisenko's head and announces that Martian law decrees the destruction of the Earth, his hands change position on Grisenko's head between shots. (00:31:47)

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Cold War - S7-E10

New today Continuity mistake: When the Doctor, being held by two of the crewmen, explains that there's a geographical anomaly the sub can land on to halt its descent, the hand of the crewman holding his right arm disappears in a close-up, followed by the crewman himself disappearing in the next shot. (00:04:57)

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The Rings of Akhaten - S7-E9

New this week Continuity mistake: After the Doctor gets hit in the head by a football, when he raises his arms defensively when Ellie Oswald comes over to see if he's all right, his arms switch positions between the wide shot and the close-up. (00:02:02)

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The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor tells Clara he's not going to budge from his spot, he puts his sonic screwdriver inside his jacket. After she responds that she'll just come to him, he's holding it out again. (00:21:32)

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The Snowmen - S7-E7

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Intelligence in Simeon's body is attacking the Doctor, the Doctor's left arm goes from pushing at Simeon's right shoulder to suddenly stretched along the floor in a shot from above. (00:54:48)

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The Angels Take Manhattan - S7-E6

New this week Continuity mistake: When Amy and Rory are arguing after he puts her left hand to his chest and she grabs his shirt, in close-ups of her, she has her right arm raised instead. (00:36:00)

The Angels Take Manhattan - S7-E6

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor comments on Amy and Rory kissing in public before Rory leaves to get coffee, he goes from holding his book in his lap to reading it and back between shots. (00:08:15)

The Snowmen - S7-E7

New this week Continuity mistake: When Clara tests the solidity of the cloud the TARDIS is parked on, her right hand suddenly jumps to the railing of the staircase between shots. (00:18:14)

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The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New this week Continuity mistake: When Clara is talking to Mr. Maitland as he prepares to leave, the cordless phone she's holding switches hands. (00:05:38)

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The Snowmen - S7-E7

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor offers Clara a TARDIS key, he's holding it differently between shots. (00:44:35)

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The Power of Three - S7-E5

New this week Continuity mistake: After the Doctor reprograms the cubes, when he tells Amy and Rory that a massive energy wave is about to go through the spaceship, his right hand, holding the sonic, goes from raised to lowered. (00:39:20)

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The Power of Three - S7-E5

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is telling Amy and Rory how he's going to reprogram the cubes, the sonic screwdriver disappears from his hand. (00:38:50)

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The Power of Three - S7-E5

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is in the containment unit with a cube during the countdown, there's a shot from outside where another cube in another containment unit is in the background, not displaying the countdown that all of the cubes are supposed to be showing. (00:29:03)

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The Power of Three - S7-E5

New this week Continuity mistake: As the Doctor is saying "Pudding, but savoury: sound familiar?", the fish finger he's holding suddenly has less custard on it between shots. (00:16:25)

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A Town Called Mercy - S7-E4

New this week Continuity mistake: The scene where the Doctor forces Jex over the boundary line starts off in roughly mid-afternoon lighting, but when the Gunslinger arrives and Isaac is shot, the sunlight is at a much lower angle. (00:25:35)

A Town Called Mercy - S7-E4

New this week Continuity mistake: When Amy and the Doctor are arguing over whether Jex should be punished, her hair is blowing a lot in shots facing him, but very little in shots facing her. (00:24:10)

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship - S7-E3

New this week Continuity mistake: After Rory and Brian are sitting in the control chairs, when the Doctor makes a Silurian joke and then gripes that no-one found it funny, Brian's hands move to the buttons on the end of the armrests instantaneously between shots. (00:39:20)

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship - S7-E3

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor notices Brian and starts questioning him on how he got aboard, he's shining his flashlight into his face, but then the light is gone in a close-up of Brian. (00:03:01)

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Asylum of the Daleks - S7-E2

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor reaches up to touch the face of the woman he's meeting, his left hand, with which he'd just grabbed the woman's hand in the previous shot, is by his side, only for him to be holding her hand again in the next shot. (00:01:57)

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Asylum of the Daleks - S7-E2

New this week Continuity mistake: When Rory pulls out his torch and starts looking around, it switches hands between shots. (00:17:43)

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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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