The "Lost" Cold Opening to The Late, Late Show's Doctor Who Episode
In 2010, late-night talk show host Craig Ferguson dedicated an entire episode to Doctor Who. The musical opening set to the Who theme song was pulled because of rights issues, but later aired in 2011. The number featured various characters dressed to appear vaguely 1960s space-age mod, dancing and singing to a song whose lyrics detail the history and general plot of Doctor Who. Accompanied by hand-signing, Ferguson and his cronies sing, "One thing is consistent though and this is why the show is so beloved by geeks and nerds. It's all about the triumph of intellect and romance over brute force and cynicism." The song has become a rallying cry for Whovians everywhere.