Torchwood (2006)

8 mistakes in season 3

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Children of Earth: Day One - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: When the children are possessed by the 456, they're supposed to be frozen and stare blankly ahead. But during the second possession, as the camera is panning across a school playground, a boy on the far right is looking directly at it. As it moves closer to him, he swivels his eyes back to where they're supposed to be. (00:16:30)

Children of Earth: Day Two - S3-E2

Revealing mistake: When Ianto drops the concrete cell into the quarry and it breaks apart, the green foam from which it is made becomes visible. It is evident that the outside of the block was painted to resemble bricks and concrete block. When this breaks apart on the ground, the inside becomes visible, showing the concrete and brick textures are only surface deep. (00:53:05)


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)

Children of Earth: Day Two - S3-E2

Character mistake: When lanto is in the park and the children all stop the camera shifts to look at a little girl in pink. But in the top left corner there is a young blonde girl still moving and looks to be silently mouthing a word as she steps off the roundabout. (00:32:08)

Children of Earth: Day Three - S3-E3

Factual error: Frobisher tells the 456 he is the Permanent Secretary of the Home Office of the "United Kingdom and Northern Ireland". It should be the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is part of the UK.


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