The Bits We've Missed So Far was the sixth story in The History Tour series by Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett. The sixth part covered various eras not featured in previous parts and also (somewhat comedically) dealt with the unintended consequences of the Doctor's travels through history.
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Characters[edit | edit source]
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- The Doctor accidentally drops a matchbox in the distant past causing some cavemen to prematurely discover fire.
- The Doctor's TARDIS materialising in a certain place at the Battle of Hastings causes an arrow to ricochet off of the ship and into King Harold's eye.
- The TARDIS also materialises on top of Guy Fawkes just as he is about to blow up the Houses of Parliament.
- The TARDIS landing in an apple tree above Isaac Newton and causing the apples to fall to the ground makes him to think of gravity.
- In the Atlantic Ocean, several pilgrims grab hold of the TARDIS which enables them to make it to America unscathed.
- The Doctor says changing the course of history is against all the Laws of Time.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- This was the final story in The History Tour series to be given an individual name. The title of all subsequent stories were based on integers representing their placement within the series.
Continuity[edit | edit source]
- The Sixth Doctor and Peri Brown later met Harold Godwinson after he had supposedly died in the Battle of Hastings. (PROSE: The Real Hereward) By 2010, Rani Chandra had read online that King Harold was not shot in the eye at all. (TV: Lost in Time)
- The Eleventh Doctor was also involved in the Gunpowder Plot. (GAME: The Gunpowder Plot)
- The Fourth Doctor once claimed to have dropped apples on Isaac Newton's head and then explained gravity to him over dinner. (TV: The Pirate Planet)