The Evolution of the Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver in One Image

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This print by David Wildish is available at Society 6, and is a very nice retrospective of one of the most iconic objects in science fiction.

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Even though these are presented in order of show continuity, if you move the War Doctor's to the end — where it belongs if it's in order of appearance to us — the take away is that the Sonic Screwdriver has gotten more and more baroque as time has gone by.

[via Visual.ly]

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justvisiting

Except the War Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver looks nothing like that?

The "baroque" one is actually the eighth doctor's in some of the newer Big Finish publicity shots. I believe it was a WETA creation.