The Doctor's New Invention was a parody sketch based on Doctor Who that featured on It's a Square World.
Doctor Fotheringown is invited to be interviewed in a studio about his new invention, his "rocket time machine".
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- Writer - Michael Bentine
- Additional Material - Clive Dunn
- Film editor - Jim Latham
- Film Cameraman - Tony Leggo
- Special effects - Jack Kine
- Graphics - Tom Taylor
- Wardrobe Supervisor - Michael Endacott
- Make-Up Supervisor - Cherry Alston
- Designer - George Djurkovic
- Executive Producer - James Gilbert
- Director - Joseph McGrath
- Producer - Joseph McGrath
- Music - Harry Rabinowitz
Story notes Edit
- Notably, this is the first Doctor Who parody, only 39 days after the original broadcast of the first episode An Unearthly Child.
- This also makes Clive Dunn the second actor to play the Doctor in any medium.
- Clive Dunn dons William Hartnell's original First Doctor costume.
- The sketch's writer, Michael Bentine, was considered for the role of the Fourth Doctor before Tom Baker was cast.