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The Ripper and the Whoniverse, Part 4

This post follows my examination of the novel Matrix, and looks at the further Jack the Ripper links in Doctor Whomedia since The Talons of Weng-Chiang was first broadcast in 1977. The serial opens as eight women (not specified here as  prostitutes), including Emma Buller, … Continue reading

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My Favourite Who Quotes #3

“Homo sapiens! What an inventive, invincible species. It’s only a few million years since they crawled up out of the mud and learned to walk. Puny, defenceless bipeds. They’ve survived flood, famine, and plague. They’ve survived cosmic wars and holocausts. … Continue reading

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My Favourite Who Quotes #2

“In all my travelling throughout the universe I have battled against evil, against power mad conspirators. I should have stayed here! The oldest civilisation: decadent, degenerate, and rotten to the core… Daleks, Sontarans, Cybermen? They’re still in the nursery compared … Continue reading

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