Doctor Who

Kerblam! - S11-E8

New this month Factual error: Kandoka labour laws require companies like Kerblam! to have a minimum of 10% organic staff. The villain claims that, as a result, only 10% of humans are employed, at all. These are two completely different quantities: if 10% of the cars in one parking lot are blue, this doesn't indicate that 10% of all cars are painted blue, but that's effectively what the episode thinks. The fact that no-one else, including the Doctor, calls him on this further magnifies the mathematical error.

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Twice Upon a Time - S11-E1

Other mistake: After the Doctor regenerates, there's a close-up of the Thirteenth Doctor's eye with the console room reflected in it. The reflection is the same orientation as a shot from behind her immediately prior, which should not be the case. Take note of the positions of the door and time rotor in both shots. (01:00:45)

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Twice Upon a Time - S11-E1

Continuity mistake: When the Captain's arrival at the South Pole is first shown, walking up while Twelve is explaining to One that the frozen snow means something is very wrong with time and asking if either of them is a doctor, to which Twelve responds, "You trying to be funny?", the two Doctors are standing right next to each other. When the Captain's arrival is shown from his perspective, however, the Doctors are standing much further apart when Twelve says the line. (00:09:00)


The Ghost Monument - S11-E3

Revealing mistake: Despite having three suns, everything on Desolation only casts one shadow.

The Woman Who Fell to Earth - S11-E2

Deliberate mistake: The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) is wearing the same clothes that the previous incarnation (Peter Capaldi) wore after regenerating. Peter Capaldi is 6' and Jodie Whittaker is 5'6", but the clothes fit perfectly. She even says her legs used to be longer, and yet the trousers aren't flapping around her feet.

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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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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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