Lost in Time
Series 4 Episodes 9 and 10
A harmless investigation turns into an epic quest across time and space. Sarah Jane and the gang are separated by the enigmatic Shopkeeper, and find themselves in three different time-zones throughout history - doing battle against ghost hunters, Nazis, Tudors and a mysterious parrot called Captain. While Sarah Jane tries to prevent a future tragedy, Clyde has to take on the Third Reich single-handed, but Rani discovers to her horror that the march of history cannot be stopped, as a greater danger from the Time Vortex threatens to consume them all.
Memorable Quotes
  • Clyde: What are we up against, the Gruffalo?
    Rani: Well, there's only one way to find out!
  • Shopkeeper: The tapestry of time is a fragile thing. Apply the slightest pressure, and the threads of history can unravel...
  • Shopkeeper: History can be a dangerous place.
  • Clyde: Sarah Jane? Rani? Where are you!? (Pause) More to the point... where am I?
  • Clyde: I don't think we're in Ealing anymore, Clydey!
  • Clyde: Well, wherever I am, they haven't invented style! I'm Clyde, who are you?
    George: My name's George, George Woods, and you can hardly talk!
  • Clyde: Time travel's awesome, isn't it? I've gotta do it more often!
  • Mistress Ellen: Your Majesty, may I present Lady... urm... oh...?
    Rani: Lady Rani... urm, from the... Court of the... Taj Mahal.
    Queen Jane: I know it not, but you have clearly travelled far, Lady Rani. I am most grateful.
  • Shopkeeper: If Sarah Jane and her friends don't return soon, they'll be trapped in the past... forever!
  • Queen Jane: I am afraid of what the morning may bring. I fear I do not have long for this world. Forgive me, but I feel so alone.
  • Emily: (About Gemma) What's that she's talking into?
    Sarah Jane: It's a mobile... telephone.
    Emily: I knew Mr Bell's invention would catch on, but a wireless telephone!? The future must be very exciting!
  • Clyde: People like you disgust me! You hate and your fear anyone who isn't the same as you, but we're British, and we will fight you every step of the way!
  • Queen Jane: (About Rani) She is an angel. I have always suspected so. And as angel's speak only the truth, I know I do not die in vain.
  • Clyde: We've been working for a flipping parrot!?