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The Day of the Doctor - S7-E16

Deliberate mistake: Looking closely at the floor of Eleven's console room reveals that the part of the floor around the console facing the door has been discreetly raised up, which it isn't in any other appearance of this console room, so that Clara can ride her motorcyle inside it without going down two steps. This wasn't in any previous episode and is gone in the next one.

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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.

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.

The Time of the Doctor - S7-E17

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor teleports onto the Dalek ship and announces himself, he's holding up a broken Dalek eyestalk in the wide shot as he throws off his hood, but then in the close-up he throws the hood off again, with his arm lowered. Then he raises his arm again, with his arm bent at the elbow, only for a wide shot to have his arm sticking straight up, with his elbow straight. (00:00:55)

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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. (00:01:56)

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The Time of the Doctor - S7-E17

Other mistake: While looking around the Doctor's room, one of the children's drawings Clara passes by has the TARDIS in it... when the TARDIS has been absent for all of the 300 years the Doctor has spent on Trenzalore up to this point, so none of the pictures existing now should have the time machine present. And it's not a particularly weathered picture, either, suggesting it can't be from the beginning of his stay on the planet. (00:31:47)

Deep Breath - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: Vastra hands the police inspector a bag of sonic lanterns, to be used to contain the T. Rex. In the next shot, looking at the TARDIS on the riverbank, he's not holding it. (00:02:15)

Deep Breath - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: After the Doctor walks up to Vastra and Jenny and calls them "the green one and the not-green one", he gestures with his right hand in the direction of the TARDIS. In a wide shot immediately following, he gestures again. (00:03:45)

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Deep Breath - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: After Strax hits Clara with a newspaper she comes downstairs and he asks her if she needs anything. She asks for water and he places the bucket of mop water on the table in front of Clara. They have a conversation about the water and at the end of the conversation Clara looks at her newspaper and the bucket has disappeared from the table in front of her. Neither of them moved it. (00:26:45)

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Deep Breath - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: In the restaurant basement, while the Doctor and Clara are looking around while speculating on why the clockwork droids are harvesting organs, Clara moves a chain out of her way with her left hand before releasing it, only to be holding the chain again in the next shot. (00:44:10)

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Deep Breath - S8-E1

Revealing mistake: After the clockwork droids shut down, when the ones in the restaurant basement start falling over, the extended blade of one of the toppling droids flops about like rubber. (01:08:15)

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Into the Dalek - S8-E2

Continuity mistake: During Clara's first conversation with Danny, the folders in her hands are unmarked in close-ups, but have labels on them in wide shots. In addition, the folders and newspaper she's holding keep changing position between shots. (00:07:30 - 00:08:26)

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Into the Dalek - S8-E2

Continuity mistake: When Colonel Blue informs the team that radiation levels are getting dangerously high as they head for the Dalek's trionic power cells, the team's location inside the Dalek, shown on a computer screen, changes between shots. (00:25:16)

Into the Dalek - S8-E2

Continuity mistake: Throughout the episode, the collar of the Doctor's shirt frequently tucks in and out of his coat from shot to shot. Especially noticeable in the scenes where they are looking for and subsequently fix the Dalek's radiation leak.

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Robot of Sherwood - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: When Clara exits the TARDIS in Sherwood Forest for the first time, she closes the door. Shortly thereafter, when Robin draws his sword on the Doctor, the door has opened itself. (00:04:24)

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Robot of Sherwood - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: When Robin Hood has finished introducing the merry men to the Doctor and Clara, Clara says "You really are Robin Hood and his merry men" and she is shown with her arms parted away from each other. In the next shot, her arms are suddenly closer to her. Then in the next shot, her hands are now closed together. (00:08:25)

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Robot of Sherwood - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: When Marian attempts to defend a man who's collapsed from exhaustion from the robot knights, when the knight says "Analysis suggests the peasant-creature is spent", the man goes from sitting up to bent over between shots. (00:17:53)

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Listen - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: When Danny is saying "Straight to dinner", the shot switches from one facing him to one facing Clara. In the first shot, Clara is holding up her glass, but in the second shot her glass is suddenly lowered before she raises it again. (00:03:52)

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Season 1 generally

Question: 1. Why was Rose not allowed to touch her past self without creating a paradox and causing those creatures to appear and eat everyone, but Amy was allowed to touch her younger self without any repercussions? 2. Why was Rose able to have the time vortex in her head for a few minutes and it only knocked her unconscious whereas the Doctor had it inside him for about 30 seconds and it basically killed him and caused his regeneration?

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Chosen answer: 1) When Stephen Moffat took over he ignored a lot of what had been developed before (there is not in-universe answer). 2) It would have killed Rose, so the Doctor absorbed the energy. His body regenerated before the energy could do a significant amount of damage that would prevent regeneration.

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