Dear Dr Who experts...

Roger Bell_West roger at
Wed Oct 8 15:18:35 BST 2014

On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 11:19:04AM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>IIRC there's a scene in an episode of Dr Who (in Tom Baker's time) where
>the Doctor escapes by climbing up through a hatch in the TARDIS ceiling,
>calling down a one liner to the Daleks stuck below just before he closes it
>1) Am I remembering this correctly?

Apart from the TARDIS and the ceiling bit. It's in _Destiny of the
Daleks_, part two. See :

>From the shaft hole in the side of the wall, the Doctor pulls up his
>scarf as the Daleks come to the room, "If you're supposed to be the
>superior race of the universe, why don't you try climbing after us.
>Bye bye."

>Further, my understanding is that in the more recent episodes, the Daleks
>have figured out how to overcome their previous inability to cope with
>stairs, ladders, etc, uttering "levitate" before doing exactly that.

First done at the end of part one of _Remembrance of the Daleks_.


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