|Despite January usually being a lean time for news of things Who, this week was chock full of factoids and quasi-related marginalia for the Three Who Rule to ponder and prognosticate upon. Of course all seriousness went out the window with a commentary on “Night Terrors,” which such weighty matters discussed as watching Battlestar Galactica (the old one) and Star Wars (the old, good one) on French television, lack of consistency in doll house detailing, and of course the…nutritional habits of a young man/alien named George. Truly riveting listening.|
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As per your shout-out on #288, I believe the first time the sonic screwdriver is said not to work on wood IS during the RTD era–in the Moffat story, “Silence in the Library” where the Doctor can’t get the door open at the beginning of the story, so Donna has to kick it open.