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The story partly takes place on Androzani Major. In the original series of Doctor Who, the fifth Doctor's final storyline takes place on Androzani Minor.
The quote "What do they teach you in school these days?" is a reference to the quote spoken by Professor Digory Kirke in the Chronicles of Narnia book, "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe".
Miranda Hart was offered a key role but had to pass because of a production dates clash.
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There were numerous references to Lewis' "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," namely: (a) the three-part name itself ("The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe"), (b) the family (children) going to a large mansion in the country to escape the bombing in London, (c) "Digby" sounds a lot like "Digory," Professor Kirk's first name, (d) the Doctor refers to the TARDIS as his "wardrobe," (e) there is a snow-covered woods on the other side of the box, (f) time moves differently on the other side of the box, (g) the aforementioned "What do they teach these children...?", (h) the door knocker on the tree house resembled a lion (Aslan, perhaps?), and (i) the spirits of the trees were sentient in Narnia as well.
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This takes place in December 1938, December 1941 and 5345.
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The front door to Amy and Rory's house is the exact same shade of blue as the TARDIS.

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