Monday, 26 January 2015

DW Tardisde 5 - "Rise of the Cybermen"

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) in New Who episodes and extras.
A mini-episode (called a "Tardisode") design to advertise the upcoming episode: "Rise of the Cybermen."


[1ST] -  The first appearance of things in Doctor Who series.
[NEW] - Things that first appeared previously in the new series.
[OLD] - Things that first appeared in the classic series (or the film.)  Episode List.

  • [1ST]  The Preachers - First appearance of this organisation.

  • [1ST]  Gemini - First mention of this cover name.

  • [1ST]  John Lumic - First mention of this businessman.

  • [1ST]  Cybus Industries - First mention of his company.

  • [OLD]  Cybermen - Recurring villains for the Doctor, first appearing in the First Doctor's last story.  See Foes - Cybermen for more information from the classic series.  A Cyberman's helmet was part of Harry Van Statten's collection in "Dalek."

  • [NEW]  Guy in Van - Well, it's obviously Mickey, innit?

~ DUG.

The Time Crash blog was created to help New Who fans understand Classic Who references - and to know if something isn't a reference but a new idea.  If there's a reference I missed or a subject that you feel needs more explaining, please comment. 

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