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Weird Science was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with Series 1 episode The Doctor Dances. The working title for this episode was The Weird Science of Dr Who.[1]

Aspects of production covered[edit | edit source]

  • Design of the new sonic screwdriver, and Christopher Eccleston discusses the importance of it to the Doctor.

Additional topics covered[edit | edit source]

  • The history of scientific accuracy and exploration of scientific theory of Doctor Who (as well as not so accurate examples).

2005 promo image.

People interviewed[edit | edit source]

Music list[edit | edit source]

  • "Just 1 Kiss" by Basement Jaxx, Album: The Singles[2]
  • "Space Walk" by Lemon Jelly, Album: Lost Horizons
  • "Take Your Mama" by Scissor Sisters, Album: Scissor Sisters
  • "Magic" by Pilot, Album: The Best of Pilot
  • "James Bond Theme" by Monty Norman, Album: The Best of James Bond
  • "Technologic" by Daft Punk, Album: Human After All
  • "My Favourite Things (from 'The Sound of Music')" by Julie Andrews, Rogers & Hammerstein, Album: The Sound of Music Soundtrack
  • "My Favourite Things" by Outkast, Album: Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
  • "Eple" by Röyksopp, Album: Melody AM
  • "Baby, It's Cold Outside" by Tom Jones feat. Cery Matthews, Album: Greatest Catatonia Hits
  • "Kelly Watch the Stars" by Air, Album: Moon Safari
  • "She Blinded Me with Science" by Thomas Dolby, Album: The Best of Thomas Dolby

Crew[edit | edit source]

Elements retained in Cut Down[edit | edit source]

  • The history of scientific accuracy and exploration of scientific theory of Doctor Who (as well as not so accurate examples). [Significantly shortened, and all classic series examples & interviews removed]
  • Design of the new sonic screwdriver.

Home video releases[edit | edit source]

Doctor Who: The Complete First Series DVD cover.

The "Cut Down" version of this episode was included on the Doctor Who: The Complete First Series DVD box set released on 21 November 2005.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Doctor Who Confidential. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 6 January 2019.
  2. Episode 10 : Weird Science. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 5 January 2019.
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30 minutes (full length)
15 minutes (Cut Down) +