Montgomery, Alabama, 1955. The Doctor and her friends find themselves in the Deep South of America. As they encounter a seamstress by the name of Rosa Parks, they begin to wonder whether someone is attempting to change history.
Did You Know?
Rosa Parks wasn't the first woman arrested for refusing to give up her seat. Nine months prior to the events of this episode, a black teenager named Claudette Colvin refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus to a white passenger. Because she was underage and believed to be pregnant by a much older married man (this was later found to be false), it was decided that she was not suitable to be the face of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Since Rosa Parks' case could take considerable time to make its way through lower-level courts, Colvin's case (along with other plaintiffs) was used as the basis for challenging the constitutional legitimacy of the segregated bus laws. The case (Browder v. Gayle) eventually made it to the U.S. Supreme Court where they affirmed that bus segregation is unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment. See more
In the opening scene set in Montgomery, Alabama in 1943, we hear the song "Woke Up This Morning (With My Mind Stayed On Freedom)". The song in that form was not created until the early 1960's. See more
[the Doctor is writing notes on a wall with a marker
Oi! Whoa, whoa, whoa, what are you doing? That is vandalism, we'll have to pay for that!
Don't worry, special pen.
No, pack it in, you ain't Banksy!
[replying in a mysterious tone of voice
Or am I?
References The Wild One
Written by Andra Day
and Jennifer Decilveo
Performed by Andra Day
[closing theme]. See more