What? “More tasteless quiz questions?” I hear you cry. Ahh, but I know you can’t resist it; remember Gibbis’ school motto: “resistance is exhausting.”
Besides, we all need some encouragement in our continued incarceration; the Doctor has been here before us, but for much, much longer….
So here we go ‘once more, with fe’ – ok, maybe not. We’re not that stir-crazy. Not quite.
#1. What does NOT happen to the Doctor and his companions in The Edge of Destruction?
#2. Which Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) story wins the award for the highest percentage of runtime with Doctor and/or companion locked in prison cells?
#3. In Invasion of the Dinosaurs, a whole group of people choose to go into a self-isolation bunker in order to escape what?
#4. In Tooth and Claw, the monks that keep everyone locked in are given various names. Which one’s false?
#5. In Gridlock, how long have Brannigan and Valerie, the Cassinis, and all the drivers been locked down in their underground motorway since the drug Bliss mutated into a virus and wiped out the surface population?
#6. In The Girl Who Waited, how many years did the older Amy spend waiting?
#7. In The Power of Three, roughly how long does the Doctor spend playing football, painting a fence, vacuuming, etc?
#8. In The Time of the Doctor, how long is the Doctor locked down on Christmas?
Clara says “over 300 years” when she arrives clinging to the outside of the TARDIS; but he ages a looooooong way after that before she arrives with Tasha Lem.
#9. The Eleventh Doctor spends a lot of time locked down. How long inside the Pandorica?
It was Amy who was in there for 1,894 years, while Plastic Rory guarded her.
#10. But the lockdown honours have to go to the Twelfth Doctor: in Heaven Sent, how long is the Doctor incarcerated in the Confession Dial?
No one actually knows, but the “4.5 billion years” is an estimation only in Hell Bent. If it is subjective, the Doctor feels like he’s living out 4.5 billion…