The Idiot's Lantern
Series 2 Episode 7
It's 1953, the Coronation year of HM Queen Elizabeth II, and the people of Great Britain huddle round their television sets to witness the great event. But behind the celebrations, there are rumours of monsters on the streets, and the tormented Mr Magpie is hiding a strange and alien secret...
  • Working titles for this episode included 'Mr Sandman', 'Sonic Doom' and 'The One-Eyed Monster'.
Memorable Quotes
  • Tommy: What are you!?
    The Wire: I'm the Wire. And I will gobble you up, pretty boy. Every last morsel.
  • Eddie: I AM TALKING!
    The Doctor: AND I'M NOT LISTENING!
  • The Doctor: "It's never too late", as a wise person once said. Kylie, I think.
  • The Wire: Are you sitting comfortably? Good. Then I'll begin.
Series 2 Volume 3 DVD DVD
Doctor Who Series 2, Volume 3

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