The Toymaker temporarily relinquishes his confounding mock-German accent while lip-syncing to Spice Girls in Stark Tower for the conclusion of the 60th Anniversary Specials
It’s 1925 and John Logie Baird would have invented television already if only it weren’t for the tragic lack of a televisual crash test dummy. Fortunately, just across the road, the affable Mr Emporium’s Toy Shop stands ready and waiting. A few cuts later, a chap we’ve known was the Toymaker for at least a year now furnishes his assistant with a puppet whose noiseless, manipulative giggle will be emblazoned upon all types of screens forever. Fast-forward to 2023 and London—and by extension the world—is in turmoil.
South Korea has just launched a new television satellite into orbit and suddenly everyone in the world thinks they’re all right then about everything. Anarchy is the only logical consequence and thus Doc und Donna join the UN-gers at Stark Tower to piece it all together. Cut back to 1925, and DnD have instantly tracked down the Toymaker, enjoyed front-row seats to a scaled-back NuWho recap for the Disney+ subscribers, lost a game, and whizzed back to 2023 again, where a second-rate third act and a hopefully first-class 15th Doctor await.
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