Doctor Who

The Beast Below - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Liz 10 backs away in pain before asking the Doctor to stop making the Star Whale's screams audible, she raises both her hands in the wide shot, but only has her left hand up in the following close-up. (00:29:31)


The Beast Below - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor first meets Liz 10, during their conversation, her hood is pulled completely over her hair in shots facing her, but some of her hair is sticking past her hood in shots facing the Doctor.

Victory of the Daleks - S5-E3

Revealing mistake: When the TARDIS dematerialises and causes wind to blow against Churchill and Amy, their clothes are affected - but the cigar smoke in the air is unaffected, and actually drifts towards the vanishing TARDIS. (00:14:25)


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The Time of Angels (1) - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Amy are in the museum looking at the Home Box, after they steal it, they run to and enter the TARDIS, which is parked at the end of the hall by the last glass case. However, in the first shots of them in the museum, the camera was pointed directly at that spot, and the TARDIS wasn't there. (00:01:30 - 00:02:00)

The Time of Angels (1) - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When River shows Amy and the Doctor the video of the Angel, next to the Doctor on the ceiling is a bar with two cloth handles, one on each end. The Doctor accidentally rips off the handle closest to him and the viewscreen. A minute later when Amy is alone and we are looking at the Angel video, this handle is back up. It's gone again in subsequent shots.

Flesh and Stone (2) - S5-E5

Revealing mistake: When the Doctor's jacket is being held by a Weeping Angel while he's monologuing about why they haven't killed him yet, he moves at one point and the Angel's hand moves with him, despite the fact that they're normally effectively stone in situations like this. (00:12:16)

Flesh and Stone (2) - S5-E5

Factual error: The all important date of 26/06/2010 and it ticks over on Amy's alarm clock right at the end of the episode. However it shows 11.59 AM and flicks over to midday (12.00PM) the next day. The date should've stayed on 25/6 or, as I suspect was the intention, the clock should've read 11.59 PM and then ticked over to 12.00 AM thus changing the date correctly. (00:41:00)

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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Chosen answer: The Master knows that deep down, he deserves death for the crimes that he's committed throughout his life, and since he regards The Doctor as his arch-foe, he expects it to be at his hands. The fact that The Doctor is still willing to forgive him for all of his crimes hurts him more deeply than death would.

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