Laurel and Hardy

The Doctor travelling back to when Laurel and Hardy performed a dance in one of their films. (TV: The Impossible Astronaut)

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were a popular comedy duo who made films together. Their films involved comic storylines getting their characters in silly adventures. Rory Williams was a fan of their movies, but Amy Pond was not.

The Eleventh Doctor placed himself into The Flying Deuces, one of the pair's films, to get Amy and Rory's attention. (TV: The Impossible Astronaut)

In the 1980s, the Seventh Doctor and Bernice Summerfield attended a Laurel and Hardy convention in Ulverston. (PROSE: The Pit)

The Doctor had acquired a complete collection of Laurel and Hardy films on Betamax from a classified ad. (PROSE: Business Unusual)

Ace thought Hermann Goering and Heinrich Himmler together looked like Laurel and Hardy. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Exodus)

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

The 2018 biopic Stan & Ollie by BBC Films starred a number of actors including Shirley Henderson, Stephanie Hyam, Richard Cant, Ella Kenion, Bentley Kalu, Daniel Fearn, Stewart Alexander and Conrad Asquith.

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