Thursday, 27 August 2015

SJA 1-08: Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane? Part Two

A Guide to Classic Who references (and other references) The Sarah Jane Adventure episodes.

Sarah Jane Adventures series 1 episode 8 (Story 5 part 2):  Maria must stop Sarah Jane from dying in 1964.

Warning: May contain Spoilers for

"Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane Part Two"

Viewing Order

[OLD] - Things that first appeared in the classic series of Doctor Who (or the film.)  Episode List.

For context, the following are also covered:
[1ST] -  The first appearance of things in Doctor Who and related shows.
[NEW] - Things that first appeared previously in the new series of Doctor Who.
[SJA] - Things that first appeared in Sarah Jane Adventures.
[OTH] - Things that first appeared in other Doctor Who material.

Ongoing References...

  • [OLD]  Sarah Jane Smith - Sarah Jane Smith was companion to the Third and Fourth Doctors (From "The Time Warriors" (Season 11) to "The Hand of Fear" (Season 14).)  She was given her own K-9 unit in the K-9 & Company pilot "A Girl's Best Friend."  She returned to the Doctor's side in "The Five Doctors" and the New Who episode "School Reunion."
  • [OLD]  The Doctor - The main character of Doctor Who.  Sarah Jane first met the Third Doctor in "The Time Warrior" (Season 11) and parted company with the Fourth Doctor in "The Hand of Fear" (Season 14).  She appeared again with the Third Doctor in "The Five Doctor" and met the Tenth Doctor in "School Reunion."

From Part One...

  • [OTH] The Graske - First appeared in the interactive adventure "Attack of the Graske."  The game was released in Decemeber 2005, a couple of years before this 2008 episode.
  • [SJA] Verron - The first mention of this race was in Part One.

This episode...

  • [SJA]  The Gorgons - Faced by Sarah Jane in "Eye of the Gorgon."  The Second Doctor faced the Medusa in "The Mind Robbers" (Season 6) but it was a manifestation of the Greek myth.

  • [NEW]  The Patriarchs of the Tin Vagabond - The Tenth Doctor mentioned this as a religion called "The Church of the Tin Vagabond" who existed in the 42nd Century who had a "Devil" in "The Impossible Planet.'  Like the Verron, Sarah Jane's meeting them was not part of an episode.

The Time Crash blog was created to help New Who fans understand Classic Who references - and to know if something isn't a reference but a new idea.  If there's a reference I missed or a subject that you feel needs more explaining, please comment.

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