Sunday, 8 October 2017

SJA 2-06: Secrets of the Stars Part Two

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

The Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 episode 6 (Story 9 part 2) in which Sarah Jane and friends learn the truth about Astrology...

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Secrets of the Stars Part Two"


[OLD] - Things that first appeared in the classic series of Doctor Who (1963) or the movie.

For context, the following are also covered:
[1ST] -  The first appearance of things in Doctor Who and related shows.
[NEW] - Things that first appeared previously in the new series of Doctor Who (2005).
[SJA] - Things that first appeared in Sarah Jane Adventures.

Ongoing References:

  • [OLD] Sarah Jane Smith - Sarah Jane Smith was companion to the Third and Fourth Doctors (From "The Time Warriors" (Doctor Who (1963) season 11) to "The Hand of Fear" (season 14).)  She returned to the Doctor's side in "The Five Doctors(Doctor Who (1963) 20th Anniversary Special) and "School Reunion" (Doctor Who (2005) series 2) and "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End" (Doctor Who (2005) series 4).

From the previous episode:

  • [SJA]  The Ancient Lights -  Second mention of these entities.

From this episode:

  • [NEW]  Taken over -  Occurred in "The Hand of Fear" (Doctor Who (1963) Season 14) .

Next: "The Mark of the Berserker Part One"


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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