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Doctor Who Meets The Beatles

Doctor Who was not always a slim willow of a man fashionably dressed in the trendiest of geek chic, traveling through time and space with a bleach blond chav from a council estate (the British public-housing equivalent of a trailer park). Back in 1965, Doctor Who was a crotchety old man who traveled around with his “granddaughter” Susan and a bunch of Beatles aficionados. In this clip from the 1965 episode “The Chase,” the Doctor and his companions tune into BBC1 to watch the Beatles perform “Ticket to Ride.”

Make sure to wait for the Doctor’s money quote: “But I didn’t know the Beatles performed classical music!”

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