Robinson Crusoe

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Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe was the main character of an eponymous book (Robinson Crusoe) that had origins in Scotland. (AUDIO: The Doomwood Curse)



As a fictional character, Robinson Crusoe existed as a real individual within Storyland. The First Doctor, John and Gillian walked past him fighting off some cannibals before they encountered and helped William Tell. (COMIC: Nostalgia Corner)


In 1738, Eleanor told the Sixth Doctor that she was familiar with the book but had never read it. (AUDIO: The Doomwood Curse)

In Washington DC in 1814, CEREBRA inhabited a copy of Robinson Crusoe. (AUDIO: Washington Burns)

Victoria Waterfield tried to get Jamie McCrimmon to read it, but before he could start, he was interrupted by a strange mist in the TARDIS. (PROSE: The Dark Path)

When the Second Doctor returned to Minot after destroying a Cyberman spaceship, John and Gillian (who had been left behind) were glad that they wouldn't have to live there forever "like Robinson Crusoe". (COMIC: The Coming of the Cybermen)

Ian Chesterton, having been held prisoner by Gul Zaheer for weeks, reflected that he probably looked like Robinson Crusoe. (PROSE: Mire and Clay)