Thursday, 29 December 2016

DW Christmas Special 2016: The Return of Doctor Mysterio

A Guide to Classic Who references in new Who.



Doctor Who Christmas Special 2016 in which the Doctor meets the superhero, Doctor Mysterio.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Return of Doctor Mysterio"

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

SJA 2-02: The Last Sontaran Part 2

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) New Who (including The Sarah Jane Adventure episodes.)


The Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 episode 1 (Story 7 part 1) in which Sarah Jane and friends meet a Sontaran.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Last Sontaran Part Two"

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

SJA 2-01: The Last Sontaran Part 1

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) New Who (including The Sarah Jane Adventure episodes.)



The Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 episode 1 (Story 7 part 1) in which Sarah Jane and friends meet a Sontaran.



Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Last Sontaran Part One"

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Class 01-08: The Lost

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


Class series 1, episode 8 (story 6) in which the Shadow Kin return.  Again.

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Lost"


Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Class 01-07: The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did (B)

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



Class series 1, episode 7 (story 5B) in which we learn what Quill did.

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did"


Monday, 21 November 2016

Class 01-06: Detained (A)

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



Class series 1, episode 6 (story 5A) in which the gang are put in detention.



Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Detained"

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Class 01-05: Brave-ish Heart (2)

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


Class series 1, episode 5 (story 4 part 2) in which many of the issues from the previous episode are solved.

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Brave-ish Heart"


Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Class 01-04: Co-Owner of a Lonely Heart (1)

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



Class series 1, episode 4 (story 4 part 1) in which we meet April's father.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Co-Owner of a Lonely Heart"

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Class 01-03: Nightvisiting

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



Class series 1, episode 3 (story 3) in which we meet Tanya's father.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Nightvisiting"

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Class 01-02: The Coach With the Dragon Tattoo

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



Class series 1, episode 2 (story 2) in which we meet a coach with a dragon tattoo.

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Coach With the Dragon Tattoo"


Monday, 24 October 2016

Class 01-01: For Tonight We Might Die

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


Class series 1, episode 1 (story 1) in which we meet the students of Coal Hill Academy.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"For Tonight We May Die"

Monday, 17 October 2016

Background - Coal Hill Secondary School

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




Coal Hill Secondary School appeared in two classic era Doctor Who stories.

Monday, 10 October 2016

DW 04-06: The Doctor's Daughter

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


Doctor Who series 4 episode 6 (Story 37):  A genetically manipulated copy of the Doctor is made.


May contain spoilers for

"The Doctor's Daughter"

Monday, 3 October 2016

Background - Regeneration

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including .



Regeneration is the ability of Time Lords to cheat death by taking on a new form.

Monday, 26 September 2016

DW 04-05: The Poison Sky (Part 2)

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


Doctor Who series 4 episode 5 (Story 36 part 2):  The Sontarans try to destroy the world.

May contain spoilers for

"The Poison Sky"


Monday, 19 September 2016

DW 4-04: The Sontaran Stratagem (Part 1)

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


Doctor Who series 4 episode 4 (Story 36):  An old friend calls the Doctor for help against an old enemy.

May contain spoilers for

"The Sontaran Stratagem"



Sunday, 18 September 2016

Foes - Sontarans

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including friends of the Doctor.


Sontarans are a cloned warrior race from the planet Sontar.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Allies - UNIT

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including friends of the Doctor.


UNIT is an international science and military organisation created to combat threats from alien encroachment on Earth.


Monday, 12 September 2016

TW 2-08: A Day in the Death (Part 3)

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


Torchwood series 2 episode 8 (Story 21):  Owen's still dead.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"A Day In The Death"


Monday, 5 September 2016

TW 2-07: Dead Man Walking (Part 2)

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including in Torchwood episodes.


Torchwood series 2 episode 7 (Story 20):  Owen's dead.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Dead Man Walking"

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

TW 2-06: Reset (Part 1)

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including in Torchwood episodes.



Torchwood series 2 episode 6 (Story 19):  A UNIT doctor joins Jack and Torchwood-3.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Reset"


Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Previously on... DOCTOR WHO: TIME CRASH

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references.)


All the episodes and minisodes looked at so far.


Doctor Who






  • Series 4.


Torchwood


Sarah Jane Adventures



Thursday, 24 March 2016

SJA 1-10: The Lost Boy Part Two

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) The Sarah Jane Adventure episodes.


Sarah Jane Adventures series 1 episode 10 (Story 6 part 2):  Sarah Jane and friends fight the evil Mr Smith.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Lost Boy Part Two"

Thursday, 17 March 2016

SJA 1-09: The Lost Boy Part One

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) The Sarah Jane Adventure episodes.

Sarah Jane Adventures series 1 episode 9 (Story 6 part 1):  Luke is taken off Sarah Jane when his real parents come forward.

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"The Lost Boy Part One"

Thursday, 10 March 2016

BEHIND THE SCENES - UNIT in the 70s or 80s...

A Guide to Classic Who references.


Stories set on Earth during the classic era were often set "in the near future" but many things contradict that.

Thursday, 3 March 2016

TW 2-05: Adam

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including in Torchwood episodes.


Torchwood series 2 episode 5 (Story 18):  Gwen encounters a strange man in her house.  Can Jack, Adam and the rest of Torchwood-3 help?

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Adam"

Friday, 26 February 2016

DW 04-03: Planet of the Ood

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) in new Who.


Doctor Who Series 4 episode 3 (Story 35).  The Doctor and Donna visit, well, the planet of the Ood.



May contain spoilers for

"Planet of the Ood"

Thursday, 18 February 2016

TW 2-04: Meat

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including in Torchwood episodes.


Torchwood series 2 episode 4 (Story 17):  Captain Jack Harkness & Torchwood-3 investigate Rhys's haulage firm.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Meat"

Thursday, 11 February 2016

DW 04-02: The Fires of Pompeii

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) in new Who.


Doctor Who Series 4 episode 2 (Story 34).  The Doctor and visit Pompeii just before Volcano Day.

May contain spoilers for

"Fires of Pompeii"

Thursday, 4 February 2016

TW 2-03: To the Last Man

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including in Torchwood episodes.


Torchwood series 2 episode 3 (Story 16):  Captain Jack Harkness & Torchwood-3 unfreeze a soldier from 1918.



Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"To the Last Man"

Thursday, 28 January 2016

DW 04-01: Partners In Crime

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) in new Who.


Doctor Who Series 4 episode 1 (Story 33).  The Doctor runs into Donna Noble a second time.


May contain spoilers for

"Partners in Crime."

Monday, 18 January 2016

TW 2-02: Sleeper

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including in Torchwood episodes.


Torchwood series 2 episode 2 (Story 15):  Captain Jack Harkness & Torchwood-3 investigate a break-in gone wrong.


Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Sleeper"

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references).


Doctor Who animated minisodes.  Martha and the Doctor race to find The Infinite before a space tyrant.

Monday, 4 January 2016

TW 2-01: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) including in Torchwood episodes.


Torchwood series 2 episode 1 (Story 14):  Captain Jack Harkness returns to Torchwood 3.