Special Effects was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with series 1 episode The Empty Child. The working title for this episode was FX.[1]

Aspects of production covered Edit

John Barrowman discusses the joys of making his first appearance in Doctor Who, fulfilling a childhood dream.

Additional topics covered Edit

The makeup used for the Empty Child.

2005 CON Webpage Image S1 Ep9

2005 promo image.

People interviewed Edit

Music list Edit

  • "Planet Earth" by Jamiroquai, Album: Synkronized[2]
  • "Capricorn One" by Jerry Goldsmith, Album: The Number One Sci Fi Album
  • "Pushing The Senses" by Feeder, Album: Pushing The Senses
  • "Galvanize" by The Chemical Brothers, Album: Push The Button
  • "Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane, Album: Now 57
  • "I Need A Hero" by Bonnie Tyler, Album: The Greatist Hits
  • "Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin, Album: Led Zeppelin
  • "Stairway To Heaven" by Led Zeppelin, Album: Led Zeppelin
  • "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller, Album: The Ultimate Glenn Miller

Crew Edit

Elements retained in Cut Down Edit

to be added

Home video releases Edit

The "Cut Down" version of the episode is available on the Doctor Who: The Complete First Series DVD box set.

Footnotes Edit

  1. Doctor Who Confidential. Retrieved on 6 January 2019.
  2. Episode 9 : Special Effects. Retrieved on 5 January 2019.
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