Saturday, 19 September 2015

DW Minisode: "The Doctor's Meditation"

A Guide to Classic Who references in new Who.

The second of two prequels to series 9 of Doctor Who.

Viewing Order
  • 8-01 - "Deep Breath(Suggested viewing, flashback - reintroduction of character.)


[OLD] - Things that first appeared in the classic series (or the film.)  Episode List.

For context, the following are also covered:
[1ST] -  The first appearance of things in Doctor Who series.
[NEW] - Things that first appeared previously in the new series.
[OTH] - Things from Other Doctor Who sources (Books, Comics, Audioplays, etc)

Ongoing References...

This episode...

  • [NEW] Meditation - In "The Magician's Apprentice - Prologue" the Doctor told  Ohila (from the Sisterhood of Karn) that he was going to meditate on a rock before going off to meet the person summoning him.

  • [NEW] The cup - Similar or the same as the one the Sisterhood of Karn gave the Doctor to help his regeneration in "The Night of the Doctor.'  That said it's probably just the BBC reusing a prop.

  • [NEW] The spoon - The Doctor previously used a spoon to fight Robin Hood in "Robot of Sherwood."

    ~ DUG.
    Other new Doctor Who episodes.

    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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