Steve Mollmann wrote:
The other one I remember is from The Keeper of Traken where it doesn't work on a seemingly ordinary jail cell, and the Doctor comments, "New technology dates so quickly these days."
I seem to recall that it wouldn't do the lock on an old wood door in City of Death (though I could be wrong). That rule changed for Tooth and Claw.
Oh I dunno, the SS is more obviously a tricorder stu;e device now, plus after he used it to disable all those silurian guns surely he can do that whoever he's up against now?
Surely a tricorder was merely used for scanning things.
Also, bloody Chibnall