We have to doff our hats, in sadness and respect, to Doctor Who fan Seb Neale for leaving this plane of existence in such style. His entire funeral was an homage to Neale's favorite time traveling series. Sonic screwdriver salute, everyone.
Super fan (and David Tennant lookalike) Sebastian Neale, 26, of Risca, South Wales, tragically passed away last week from head injuries. His caring friends and family pulled together one hell of a salute to the biggest fan of Britain's Time Lord, The Doctor.
According to the Daily Mail, his coffin was made to resemble the blue police box Tardis complete with flashing light.
The funeral music was swapped out in favor of the Dr. Who's theme song and mourners were greeted with the Doctor's words, "I'm a time lord ... I'm not a human being. I walk in eternity." Instead of Bible verses, the funeral consisted of quotes from classic Who scripts, including William Hartnell's famous speech from "The Dalek Invasion Of Earth": "One day, I will come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties. Just go forward in all your beliefs, and prove to me that I am not mistaken in mine."
That's quite a send off, and those are some truly amazing friends. Our thoughts go out to the friends and family of Neale, and we hope that when our time comes our buddies remember our request for a viking funeral Star Wars style, lit by Michael Shanks, with the ashes placed in the belly of a baby shark off the coast of the Bahamas. But Neale, you may have just one-upped us.