The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe
The Doctor The Widow & The Wardrobe
This Story: Series 7, Story 0. Production Code 7.0
Overall: Story 226, Episode 790
Airdate: 25 Dec 2011
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Farren Blackburn
- There was a prequel to this episode which showed the Doctor attempting to get a hold of Amy on the telephone. It sets up the ship exploding in the beginning part of the episode.
- There’s a reference to Eccleston’s “The End of the World” talking about Jabe from the “Forest of Cheem”, whom 11 says “fancied him”.
- There’s a reference to “The Caves of Androzani” by some of the characters saying they’re from “Androzani Major”.
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#DoctorWhoMarathon Ep 790 - The Doctor The Widow & The Wardrobe (Story 226, Serial 7.0) - 25 Dec 2011 #DoctorWho 1/2— jᎾᎬ sᎥᎬᎶᏞᎬᏒ (@JoeSiegler) August 28, 2023
Probably my least fav of the Smith Xmas specials. It's not BAD, but the story just doesn't grab me. Based (loosely) on the CS Lewis novel of a similar name. I get pic.twitter.com/rvpYiz9lOs
#DoctorWhoMarathon Ep 790 - The Doctor The Widow & The Wardrobe (Story 226, Serial 7.0) - 25 Dec 2011 #DoctorWho 2/2— jᎾᎬ sᎥᎬᎶᏞᎬᏒ (@JoeSiegler) August 28, 2023
excited more about the Eccleston & Davison references plus Claire Skinner as Madge who I know well from the BBC sitcom Chef!. Heavy emotional stuff at the end. pic.twitter.com/FcFcOhJbup