116: Sass of Rassilon (State of Decay)

“I’m a Time Lord bro. Back off. BACK OFF.” – Sassy Rassilon

This week Kiyan and Dylan do not make it to Gallifrey yet, however much this title may imply that they did. Instead they fail to even leave E-Space. It’s the second story of the E-Space trilogy this week, State of Decay. It was written by Terrance Dicks and aired in November and December of 1980.


10:02 Purple was traditionally associated with nobility in a number of ancient cultures (and still is today).
15:16 You’ve probably already seen the new Star Wars trailer, but go ahead and watch it again. Or watch it for the first time if you haven’t seen it. It was pretty good. Or not. I dunno.
27:29 Punch cards were used to program computers and to store information back in the stone age. We’ve never seen the Doctor use his before and we’ll probably never see it again.
31:20 Here’s a pretty extensive list of vampire weaknesses from various mythologies and media (including Count Chocula).

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The Doctor Who title music was originally composed by Ron Grainer. The version used in this episode was arranged by Peter Howell.

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