Sunday, 18 June 2017

DW 10-10: The Eaters of Light

A Guide to Classic Who references in new Who.


Doctor Who series 10 episode 10 in which Bill and the Doctor look for the missing Ninth Roman Legion.


Warning: May contain spoilers for

"The Eaters of Light"


Sunday, 11 June 2017

DW 10-09: Empress of Mars

A Guide to Classic Who references in new Who.



Doctor Who series 10 episode 9 in which Bill and the Doctor visit Mars.


Warning: May contain spoilers for

"Empress of Mars"


Wednesday, 7 June 2017

FOE - The Ice Warriors

A Guide to Classic Who references in new Who including classic foes.


THE SECOND DOCTOR

"The Ice Warriors" (Doctor Who (1963) Season 5)

  • Set sometime on future Earth during a new ice age, scientists discover a Martian warrior in a glacier.  The "ioniser" used by the scientists end up causing an explosion that kills the Martian and destroys his craft.


"The Seeds of Doom" (Doctor Who (1963) Season 6)

  • Ice Warriors commandeer a moonbase.


"The Seeds of Doom" (Doctor Who (1963) Season 6)

  • The Doctor uses the Ice Warriors as one of his examples of evil he has fought.

THE THIRD DOCTOR

"The Mind of Evil" (Doctor Who Season 8)

  • A device called "The Keller Machine" is used to fill the Doctor's mind with visions of his old enemies, including the Ice Warriors.


"The Curse of Peladon" (Doctor Who Season 9)

  • A pair of Ice Warriors are representatives of Mars when Peladon attempts to join the Galactic Federation.


"The Monster of Peladon" (Doctor Who Season 11)

  • The Galactic Federation sends a force of Ice Warriors to Peladon guarantee trisilicate production.



The Ice Warriors have since appeared in Doctor Who (2005).


~ DUG.
Other new Doctor Who foes.


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Sunday, 4 June 2017

DW 10-08: The Lie of the Land (3 of 3)

A Guide to Classic Who references in new Who.



Doctor Who series 10 episode 8 in which memory criminal Bill Potts tries to undermine the good work done by the Doctor in support of the Monks.


Warning: May contain spoilers for

"The Lie of the Land"