Doctor Who

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

New today 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 today 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 Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe - S7-E1

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor asks the wooden people to show the Arwells where the timeship is going, the queen raises her hand, widening the window's field of view. In a shot shortly after focusing on the Doctor, the queen's hand is lowered in the background, before suddenly being raised again. (00:48:57)

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The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe - S7-E1

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor starts falling towards Earth with the spacesuit, the planet is noticeably smaller than it was when the spaceship he's falling from was arriving above Earth at the very beginning. (00:01:33)

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The Wedding of River Song - S6-E14

New this week Continuity mistake: When River sits down by the table as she and Amy are talking and drinking wine, in shots of River, Amy's wineglass is sitting on the corner of the table. In shots of Amy, the glass is first absent, then Amy reaches over, grabs it and takes a sip before resting it on the table with her hand holding the stem, whereas her hand is in her lap in shots of River. (00:40:40)

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The Wedding of River Song - S6-E14

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor realises he's picked up a model of the TARDIS in Amy's office, it rotates in his hand between shots, as indicated by the positioning of the sign on the front door. (00:20:55)

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The Wedding of River Song - S6-E14

New this week Continuity mistake: During the live chess game, the position of Gantok's hand changes between wide shots and close-ups of the electrified queen piece. (00:06:33)

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Closing Time - S6-E13

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor overhears Alfie crying while stirring something in the kitchen, he has the spoon in his hand in the close-up, but his hand is suddenly empty in the wide shot. (00:23:02)

The God Complex - S6-E12

New this week Continuity mistake: During the Doctor's phone conversation with Rita, the handset of her phone keeps switching between ears. (00:32:30)

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The God Complex - S6-E12

New this week Continuity mistake: When the Doctor finds Joe's corpse, he walks up to him and puts his hand on his shoulder. In the next shot, facing Joe, the Doctor is suddenly in a completely different position relative to him, behind him as opposed to next to him. (00:15:06)

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New Earth - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: As the camera zooms out when Rose is captured and Cassandra is about to "go" into Rose, the psychograft disappears, but in the next shot of Rose it appears again. (00:11:45)

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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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