New entrants to Doctor Who You may not know about the famous time traveler Who mobile.
Futuristic (well, futuristic 1970s) cars Legendary British sci-fi show.. However, in 1973, he made a guest appearance on a popular children’s television program.
A clip (below) shared by the BBC Archive this week shows actor Jon Pertwee, who played Doctor Who from 1970 to 1974, talking about Who Mobile after driving a gimmick into the studio. ..
“This is a one-time event, and nothing is better than this in the world,” says Part-Wee.
“It’s a very exciting looking machine,” the presenter replied, focusing on “a beautiful silver shine finish.”
The kids watching at home might have wanted to hear Whomobile gliding on the ground with some sci-fi magic, but Pertwee’s description was pretty rough: “One on the front wheel, one on the front wheel. I’m on three wheels with two in. Behind. “
He added that it was “a proper car, taxed and insured.”
I realized that Partwee might have shattered a fantastic illusion Doctor Who For millions of young viewers, presenters will immediately turn to Whomobile’s “air scoop for jet motors.” Partwee finally decides to play with and makes sure the jet is for when the car takes off and flies.
Obviously ahead of that era, Whomobile had a TV on its dashboard, but when it was turned on, there were few blurry lines on the screen. If a bunch of randomly blinking lights can be called such, it also includes a “computer”.
Interestingly, any vehicle whose top speed is expected to be “well above 100 mph” Part-wee consignment — Not the BBC — and built by a man called Pete Farries. He spent much of his time designing and building quirky cars.
But once Doctor Who The manufacturer saw the finished product and immediately wrote it in a script Invasion of dinosaurs It is used instead of a military motorcycle as a means of transportation for episodes and doctors.
And Partwee was serious when he said he was taxed and insured to drive on normal roads. According to reporters, this is some old news footage that he himself is taking it for a spin.
After Pertwee’s death in 1996, Whomobile was reportedly in the hands of individuals and occasionally released.