Monday, 9 February 2015

DW Tardisode 7 - "The Idiot's Lantern"

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) in New Who episodes and extras.

A mini-episode (called a "Tardisode") designed to advertise the upcoming episode: "The Age of Steel."


[1ST] -  The first appearance of things in Doctor Who series.

  • [1ST]  1953 - The year Queen Elisabeth II was coronated (obviously).  The coronation occurred on the 2nd June.  In the Fifth Doctor story "Mawdryn Undead" it was noted that the Brigadier joined the military in this year.

  • [1ST]  Gran - First appearance of a member of the Connelly Family.

  • [1ST]  The Wire - First appearance of this villain, unless you count the Tardisode.  The character is not related to the US TV series of the same name went from 2002 - 2008.
~ 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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