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Doctor Who "Bigger on the inside..."

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Old September 14 2012, 04:10 PM   #1
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Grandpa Potts: Honorary Time Lord

- from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

You have an eccentric British gentleman flying cheerfully through the air in a tiny box, on his way to a dangerous situation where he'll have to help defeat the monster of the day*.

He was also (albiet, wrongfully) given a title - "The Inventor".

...sounds like a Time Lord to me!

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*Granted he doesn't do MUCH, but still...
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Old September 14 2012, 06:26 PM   #2
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Re: Grandpa Potts: Honorary Time Lord

I jokingly thought the same thing some years after becoming a Whovian.

Watch Lionel Jeffries as Cavor in "The First Men in the Moon" (with effects by Harryhausen) and one can also see mannerisms that would work well for the Doctor.

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Old September 18 2012, 03:37 AM   #3
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Re: Grandpa Potts: Honorary Time Lord

The more I think about it...

He DOES jump into that little box and emerge telling tales of meeting powerful, interesting people and going on great adventures. Yup... it's a TARDIS.
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