Doctor Who fans surprised after Time Lord makes Paul Hollywood Handshake reference in Flux finale  


Doctor Who fans left shocked after Jodie Whittaker’s Time Lord makes PAUL HOLLYWOOD GBBO handshake reference in Flux finale


Doctor Who fans were left surprised after the Time Lord made a Paul Hollywood Handshake reference in the Flux finale on Sunday night. 

Paul gives bakers on the Great British Bake Off the shake when they produce something flawless, and has become an exclusive offering which contestants strive for.  

The thirteenth Doctor, who is played by Jodie Whittaker, met the historical figure Joseph Williamson in the episode who was afraid that the underground tunnels he built to protect mankind were built for nothing. 

Crossover: Doctor Who fans were left surprised after the Time Lord made a Paul Hollywood Handshake reference in the Flux finale on Sunday night

Crossover: Doctor Who fans were left surprised after the Time Lord made a Paul Hollywood Handshake reference in the Flux finale on Sunday night

It was then when the Doctor responded saying: ‘No, no, no! Joseph Williamson, not at all! Quite the opposite. Come here, well done.’ 

She then stuck her hand out triumphantly  and said: ‘Paul Hollywood handshake!’ 

Viewers of the show then took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the bizarre crossover. 

Iconic: The thirteenth Doctor, who is played by Jodie Whittaker, met the historical figure Joseph Williamson in the episode who was afraid that the underground tunnels he built to protect mankind were built for nothing

Iconic: The thirteenth Doctor, who is played by Jodie Whittaker, met the historical figure Joseph Williamson in the episode who was afraid that the underground tunnels he built to protect mankind were built for nothing

Esteemed: Paul gives bakers on the Great British Bake Off the shake when they produce something flawless, and has become an exclusive offering which contestants strive for

Esteemed: Paul gives bakers on the Great British Bake Off the shake when they produce something flawless, and has become an exclusive offering which contestants strive for

 One wrote: ‘I’m a real Dr Who fan since it began and tonight I was tickled that a @PaulHollywood handshake was given by the Doctor, who would have thought it, well done Paul and @BritishBakeOff.’ 

While another said: ‘A Doctor Who and The Great British Bake Off crossover we never thought we would see.’ 

‘Was not expecting a Bake Off reference in Doctor Who,’ said another. 

Funny: She then responded saying: 'No, no, no! Joseph Williamson, not at all! Quite the opposite. Come here, well done. She then stuck her hand out triumphantly and said: 'Paul Hollywood handshake!'

Funny: She then responded saying: ‘No, no, no! Joseph Williamson, not at all! Quite the opposite. Come here, well done. She then stuck her hand out triumphantly and said: ‘Paul Hollywood handshake!’

One more penned:  ‘PAUL HOLLYWOOD HANDSHAKE??!!!? THIRTEEN IS A @BritishBakeOff FAN CONFIRMED!!’ 

Another wrote: ‘”Paul Hollywood handshake” not #doctorwho using a bake off quote.’ 

‘Not a bake of reference in Doctor Who just how many more of my interests can we squeeze into this episode,’ another expressed. 

One more said: ‘Okay say what you want about the latest Doctor Who episode but the 13th Doctor has canonically watched The Great British Bake Off.’  

Funny: Viewers of the show then took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the bizarre crossover

Funny: Viewers of the show then took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the bizarre crossover

The episode saw the next regeneration being teased, as she prepares for her final adventures. 

Three special episodes will air in the new year and fans of the show will then finally find out who the 14th Doctor will be. 

Back in July, Jodie announced she would be stepping down from the role in 2022. 

Saying bye: Back in July, Jodie announced she would be stepping down from the role in 2022

Saying bye: Back in July, Jodie announced she would be stepping down from the role in 2022

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