Torchwood

To The Last Man - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: In the scene on the pier with Toshiko and Tommy, the soldier from WWI, Toshiko is holding her hand bag but drops it when he picks her up. Immediately, the next shot she is holding it again.

Greeks Bearing Gifts - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: While she's talking to Mary in the flat, Toshiko's hair keeps changing between shots, going from combed evenly to split apart with one section hanging in the middle of her forehead and the rest brushed back. (00:31:30)

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Day One - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, Gwen has a long, loose strand of hair hanging over her left temple - but every time the camera angle changes, it disappears. (00:01:00)

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Out Of Time - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: John is about to eat liver and potato with Emma before she storms out saying, "I don't like liver". While they are talking, the potato is facing Emma and Gwen. After Emma leaves, the liver faces Gwen and the spot where Emma was.

Meat - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: While he's in the van with Jack, Rhys's seat belt shoulder strap vanishes and reappears multiple times as the shots change. (00:27:40)

Jean G

A Day In The Death - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When the old man dies and Owen is trying to revive him, the position of the man's head changes several times between takes, from lying flat to propped up on the pillow and back again. (00:37:00)

Jean G

Sleeper - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: During the interrogation sequence in the Torchwood hub Gwen's position moves in relation to the grate from the centre to the sides between shots.

Countrycide - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: In the pre credits sequence, when the lady gets out of her car the antagonist slashes her rear tyre however after the antagonist is attacking her inside the car we see a rear shot of the vehicle, and the tyre is fully inflated.

Children of Earth: Day Two - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Gwen and Rhys are travelling to London in the lorry full of potatoes, Rhys picks up a potato in his right hand. However when the shot changes, he is holding it in his left hand. (00:29:40)

Reset - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: When the man is being terrorised by the weevil, in close up shots, the weevil is about 6 inches from the man's face. However in the long shots, it is about 3ft away from him. (00:34:35)

Miracle Day: The Blood Line - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: At the very end of the episode, when Rex is checking his phone, when the camera is facing him, his phone is being held in portrait, but when the camera is over his shoulder, looking at the screen, the phone is in landscape. This is shown twice, when the camera shots switch. (00:53:35)

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To The Last Man - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: Gwen views a transparency of two Torchwood members from 1918. The words "Torchwood" can be seen behind them. When Ianto takes the transparency and holds it up, the slide is different: it contains five people and the word "Torchwood" is above their heads.

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Captain Jack Harkness - S1-E12

Factual error: When Gwen finds Toshiko's hidden message from 1941, she realizes that it was written in blood, and her flashlight reveals the bright red letters on the now-yellowed piece of paper. But after 60+ years, the iron in the blood would oxidize. The writing on the note should be rust-brown, not red. (00:33:40)

Jean G

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Captain Jack Harkness: Captain Jack Harkness, note the stripes.
Captain John Hart: Captain John Hart, note the sarcasm.
Captain Jack Harkness: Hey, I worked my way up through the ranks.
Captain John Hart: I bet the ranks were very grateful.

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Answer: He might have requisitioned or stolen it from Torchwood London, or he might have been ready down below once it'd been severed, searching for "the right Doctor" and not knowing that the newly-regenerated Doctor was the one he was looking for.

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