Uses of chocolate[edit | edit source]
The First Doctor unwittingly proposed marriage to the Aztec wise woman, Cameca, when he shared a cup of cocoa with her. (TV: The Aztecs) In a later adventure, the First Doctor offered Vicki some chocolate to assuage her fears that Ian might be in danger. She, however, refused the gift. (TV: "Escape to Danger")
The Sixth Doctor once survived being poisoned with aspirin by eating chocolate, which contained simple triglycerides that counteracted the aspirin's effect on Time Lord physiology. (AUDIO: The Condemned)
A piece of Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, along with some chicken, formed part of the sandwich the Ninth Doctor ate to stabilise his body chemistry and neutralise the toxins of the chemical mix used against him by Charlotte Cobb, who had initially thought the Time Lord was a hostile alien like the Lend-a-Hand girls. (COMIC: The Love Invasion)
Myfanwy liked dark chocolate. It was one of the only things Myfanwy would eat without Torchwood's special "barbecue sauce". Ianto Jones noted that chocolate was good for one's serotonin levels, though he wasn't sure if Myfanwy had any. (TV: Fragments)
Other references[edit | edit source]
Jamie McCrimmon and Driver Gwynfor Evans came across a platform vending machine selling bars of Camfield's Fairy Milk Chocolate at St. Paul's tube station. Fancying some chocolate, Evans tried the machine without inserting any money and discovered, to his surprise, there was a bar in the machine's open compartment. (TV: The Web of Fear)
Evelyn Smythe loved chocolate so much that even on her initial trip in the TARDIS, she insisted upon bringing her own supply of hot cocoa mix. Indeed, she was a master baker of chocolate cake, and the Sixth Doctor had to use the promise of picking up some specialty chocolate in Mexico or Havana just to get her to travel in the TARDIS at all. (AUDIO: The Marian Conspiracy)
Anji Kapoor was a lover of chocolate. Once, when she, Trix, Fitz and the Eighth Doctor were travelling between parallel versions of the Earth, they encountered an Earth where chocolate had never been invented. They quickly moved on from that Earth. (PROSE: Timeless)
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
- The Twelfth Doctor's letter in DWA15 12 mentions Juevos VI, a moon made of chocolate. According to the Doctor there wasn't much to do on Juevos VI because eating the chocolate was illegal.
- The mention of triangular chocolate from Switzerland is a reference to the distinctive shape of Toblerone bars.
Doctor Who chocolates[edit | edit source]
- Coincident with season 8, Nestlé issued the Nestlé's Doctor Who milk chocolate. It came in 15 collectible wrappers, each of which had a tiny instalment of a story called Doctor Who Fights Masterplan "Q", starring the Third Doctor, Jo Grant and the Master.
- Doctor Who-themed Advent calendars have been issued on several occasions; one version was the Bon Bon Buddies 2010 Doctor Who Milk Chocolate Countdown Calendar based upon series 5 Daleks.