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Classic Who facts you never knew

A collection of little-known "facts" about Classic Doctor Who, collected from the imaginations of Classic Whovians everywhere.
Jul 19 '14

Fact #1156

The Valeyard isn’t actually a future version of the doctor, it’s actually the incarnation of Tom Baker’s scarf, Peter Davison’s celery and Colin Baker’s rainbows, seeking revenge for the betrayal they felt at each regeneration.

Jul 18 '14

Fact #1155

All companions past and present, including Barbara and Ian, are descendants of Susan and David Campbell.

Jul 18 '14

Fact #1154

Contrary to popular belief, William Hartnell didn’t actually forget his lines. He thought the original lines were out of character so he improvised some new ones

Jul 17 '14

Fact #1153

If you rearrange the letters in all the titles of the missing episodes, you will get the name of the only person who knows what the Doctor’s real name is.

Jul 14 '14

Fact #1152

The First Doctor was the inspiration for the character of Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back.

Jul 14 '14

Fact #1151

If Sylvester McCoy rolls his rs long enough at an engine, the engine will start up and mimic him perfectly.

Jul 13 '14

Fact #1150

Ian and Barbara did appear in the fiftieth anniversary special. However, due to complications with the timeline, the event had to be erased from the minds of the Doctor, the viewers, and even Steven Moffat.

Jul 13 '14

Fact #1149

The leaked scripts for series 8 are just a cover-up. Actually, series 8 is going to be comprised of a series of time paradoxes, featuring the Sixth Doctor, Mel Bush, Adric, and Dodo Chaplet.

Jul 12 '14

Fact #1148

Sylvester McCoy can open beer bottles with his toenails.

Jul 11 '14

Fact #1147

"The Ballad of the Last Chance Saloon" is an infinite, nonrepeating ballad - meaning that every possible word combination exists somewhere in the song. Somewhere in that infinite string of letters is the name of every person you will ever love, the date, time, and manner of your death, and the answers to all the great questions of the universe.