word179 asked: so i don't know if you know of this but, there is this petition to name a planet recently discovered 'Gallifrey'
A bunch of you wrote to us about this so we went to find the petition.
And we saw that 18,000 people had already signed the most popular one, so we were like, GASP.We’re not sure exactly how planets get named, but this is really cool. And whatever you ended up getting named, we like you, HD 106906 b. (Plus, names aren’t everything.)
Gallifrey Falls No More.
"Perhaps it is in Ireland?"
The Hand of Fear (1976)
The Invisible Enemy (1977)
Human Nature (2007)
Gallifrey ~ The Shining World of the Seven Systems
Planet of the Time Lords…↳ The oldest and most mighty race in the universe.
Gallifrey is in Ireland, apparently.
Yet another reason to love Doctor Who: you never know when a Classic Who reference will pop up.
“They used to call it the Shining World of the Seven Systems…”
“Lots of planets have a north.”
It’s in Ireland
INTERN: You are a doctor yourself?
FOURTH DOCTOR: Well, sort of, yes.
INTERN: How do you do? Tell me, where did you qualify, if I may ask?
FOURTH DOCTOR: A place called Gallifrey.
INTERN: Gallifrey? No, I’ve not heard of it. Perhaps it’s in Ireland.
FOURTH DOCTOR: Probably.
— The Hand of Fear
WOMAN: Patient’s name?
LEELA: Uh, just the Doctor.
WOMAN: Place of origin?
LEELA: Oh, I expect so.
— The Invisible Enemy
JOAN REDFERN: Where did you learn to draw?
JOHN SMITH/TENTH DOCTOR: Gallifrey.
JOAN REDFERN: Is that in Ireland?
JOHN SMITH/TENTH DOCTOR: Yes, it must be, yes.
— Human Nature
Gridlock (2007) | The Sensorites (1964)
a traditional gallifreyan carol by lionversusbear
on the first regeneristmas, the (companions) gave to me
susan gave to me, a stolen sexy time machine
jamie gave to me, two beating hearts
jo grant gave to me, three neutron flow reversals
sarah gave to me, 4 knit scarves
tegan gave to me, 5 gold celery
peri gave to me, 6 garish rainbows
ace gave to me, 7 question marks
grace gave to me, 8 one-off movies
rose gave to me, 9 leather jackets
donna gave to me, 10 converse trainers
amy gave to me, (11 cool things) a jammy dodger, a fez, a bowtie, space helmet, a stetson, a tweed jacket, a pirate hat, green coat, a crayon, fish fingers and custard
russell t davies gave to me 507 total regenerations
I <3 <3 Gallifrey
(Source: , via onceuponatimeiwassomebodyelse)