Doctor Who’s top ten references to… Doctor Who

From obscure classic era references to the show going full-on "meta", here are Doctor Who's best nods to its own history from 10-1…

8. Doctor Who’s obvious Classic era references (Various episodes)


There is, of course, more to Doctor Who than the modern era. It’s a show with a rich 50 years of history and material that the show isn’t necessarily a slave to but does acknowledge now and again with its most famous iconography and catchphrases. 

“I don’t like it,” a reference to Patrick Troughton’s famous line from The Three Doctors 

“Would you like a jelly baby?”

A nifty reference to a line originally said by Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart upon the regeneration of the Fourth Doctor 


And countless references to the Fourth Doctor’s scarf