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The God Complex - S6-E12

Continuity mistake: As Lucy goes down the hall, she opens door 214, then 215. As she comes to the next door on the right, she opens 214 again, rather than it being 216. This is particularly noticeable because the third room she enters is "her" room, containing her greatest fear - and the first room she went into numbered 214 had a completely different fear. (00:00:56)

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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.

The Bells of Saint John - S7-E8

Factual error: Clara determines the location of the enemy's base of operations: floor 65 of The Shard. However, there are multiple issues with this conclusion. Firstly, floor 65 is a residential property, not an office location; offices in The Shard occupy floors 2 through 28. Secondly, the view of 30 St Mary Axe from Miss Kizlet's window puts the office below 180m, the height of the latter building. This would mean the office must be below floor 50. Finally, when the Doctor rides his motorcycle up the side of the building, 30 St Mary Axe is again seen, this time significantly below his location, and on the wrong side of The Shard. Not only then does the office's height change, but also which side of The Shard it is on. (00:36:06 - 00:38:40)

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Evolution of the Daleks (2) - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Martha is searching for how the Daleks changed the design of the Empire State Building, she is examining the plans for the top of the tower. In the first shot where the new plans are visible, the upper right shows a more detailed picture of a plate of Dalekanium. Seconds later, when we can see the new plans again, it's the same side view but the enlarged picture of the plate with the Dalek bumps is gone. These are still the same new plans (the old plans are on her right) and there was no time or reason for Martha to take another page. (00:24:40)

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Suggested correction: After the ladder breaks, and before we see Pete's feet again, we see him climbing a bit up the ladder. When his feet are next shown, he has them on the new bottom rung of the ladder. It would seem that the rope broke exactly where Pete was holding the screwdriver - right by his ankle.

The Doctor's Wife - S6-E5

Character mistake: Idris (the human form of the TARDIS) berates the Doctor because the doors of the TARDIS open inwards, pointing to the notice on the left hand door which says 'pull to open'. Whilst it is true that police boxes did open outwards, the notice is actually referring to the telephone in the small recess behind the notice. The public are instructed to 'pull to open' the small door to access the phone. Consequently, the small door does open correctly, as in the notice. (00:23:50)

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The Impossible Astronaut - S6-E2

Audio problem: When the Doctor sits in the Oval Office chair, Secret Service Agents aim their revolvers at him. As they do, the sound of a pistol slide racking is heard. None of them are doing anything except raising and aiming their revolvers at him.

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Suggested correction: Ada Lovelace was born "Ada Gordon."

The Witch's Familiar - S9-E3

Continuity mistake: After Missy hooks Clara up to the Dalek armour, she takes her hands away from Clara's temples. However, in shots facing her for the next several shots until she stands up and backs away, her arms are still raised. (00:22:24)

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Last Christmas - S9-E1

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor hands out of the base manuals to the expedition crew for the dream test, Albert Smith is shown with his manual open in shots from behind him several shots before he's shown opening it in a shot facing him. (00:35:56)

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Rosa - S11-E4

Factual error: At the end, when the Doctor shows her companions the asteroid named for Rosa Parks, it's depicted in a dense asteroid field which looks absolutely nothing like the (very sparse) asteroid belt does in real life.

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Dark Water - S8-E11

Continuity mistake: When it's revealed that the dream patch is on Clara's hand, it's in her right palm. But in the wide shot when she's getting up as the Doctor explains the true nature of the patches, it's on her left hand instead. (00:13:21)

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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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