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'Well, come on, make your mind up. Has the TARDIS brought us home or not?'
'I wouldn’t had thought it possible, but somehow we’ve materialised, for a split second of time, and been imprisoned in some kind of force. I simply can’t break its hold.'
'Orchestrations were arranged by Sir Rodney Fenning, and Dame Eve English is a member of the Kings Lynn Players. So tune in again next week for more from the What's My Line team.'
'Start the clock. '
'Suspect directly ahead. Coming to you now. Over.'
'The prototype has passed every test, sir. It's working.'
'Come on, out of the way. Move yourself, please. Coming through. That's it.'
'Doctor Tyler, is it?'
'It's a beautiful day.'
'Take a punt.'
'What's he done? Doctor, do something!'
'Highly satisfactory.'
'So there's this man. He has a time machine. Up and down history he goes, zip zip zip zip zip, getting into scrapes. '
'Planet Earth. This is where I was born. And this is where I died.'
'It is said that in the final days of planet Earth, everyone had bad dreams.'
'Well, here we are. Hedgewick's World.'
'What's the emergency?'
'Duty Officer, please. Urgent.'
'Perhaps we've landed on top of something.'
'Sneed and Company offer their sincerest condolences, sir, in this most trying hour.'
'No, Amy, it's definitely not the fifth moon of Cindie Colesta. I think I can see a Ryman's.'
'What's this?'
'We've stopped. Affirmative. We've stopped dead.'
'Ah. Welcome, Doctor.'
'I've brought you your dinner and your copy of the Times.'
'Police, please. Hello? Yes. I know who did it. Who did it all. I figured it out.'
'It is the time of selection, my lord.'
'There we are. Home.'
'This is the story of our planet, Earth.'
'There we go. Perfect landing. Which isn't easy in such a tight spot.'
' Any radiation, Doctor?'
'Deadly to humans, maybe.'
'Go to your room.'
'Oh, don't just sit there, Eustace, say something.'
'Look at that!'
'Oh, we've stopped. We're there, Nyssa. Get the Doctor, will you?'
'Private journal of Captain Jonathan Moran, 21st November 2119. We have located a craft of unknown origin on the lake floor.'
'Hey, turn that down. Turn it off, Stevo. Turn that off! John, shut up!'
'Argh! Moron! Numbskull! Elf! '
'Doctor! Doctor!'
'Good afternoon. Hot chestnuts. Chestnuts.'
'Oh, smell that air! Grass and lemonade. And a little bit of mint.'
'Close your eyes, and tell me what you see.'
'Come on, Charles. We've got enough samples, surely.'
'Yes, I think I can say that I know just exactly where we are.'
'What a brain. Oh ho. What a brain.'
'You must not watch this. '
'So what is it? What's wrong?'
'Oh, ho, ho!'
'I wish I could tell you that you'll be loved, that you'll be safe and cared for and protected. But this isn't a time for lies.'
'Twenty soneds to warp thrust. Confirmed.'
'Oh, my stars. Are you all right?'
'What news of the Doctor?'
'First, there were the Daleks. And then, there was a man who fought them.'
'Psst! Do you want to talk about it?'
'When I was a child, my favourite story was about a man who lived forever, but whose eyes were heavy with the weight of all he'd seen. A man who fell from the stars.'
'Eighty. Seventy. Sixty. Fifty. Forty.'
'Mister Chang. Wonderful, wonderful. Words fail me, sir. Words quite fail me.'
'Vincent, can you hear me? Please.'
'Where are we now? The TARDIS, where else?'
'John? John, where are you?'
'Dear Santa. Thank you for the dolls and pencils and the fish.'
'Take no prisoners! Kill them all!'
'Walter, don't you want to go and play with the other boys and girls? They're very nice.'
'The Satanic Nebula.'
'Two minutes to curtain up! Come on!'
'Leave the girl. It's the man I want.'
'Doctor. Chameleon circuit.'
'No, not yet. One of them may be the King. Follow them and listen to them.'
'A 1929 Humber 16/50 open tourer, Imperial model. Do you realise this car has the same chassis as the three and a half litre Humber Super Snipe?'
'Signora, your school offers a chance for betterment, escape.'
'Must get the coordinates spot on. Yuck.'
'Now welcome folks, I'm sure you'd like to know, we're at the start of one big circus show. There are acts that are cool and acts that amaze.'
'Nothing. How does this thing work?'
'Oh, Doctor, I thought you were dead.'
'One day, I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then, there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties.'
'Will it be me, Uncle?'
'Going to manual.'
'Doctor! Doctor, the trap!'
'Once, there was a planet, much like any other, and unimportant. This planet sent the universe a message.'
'The delegate from Alpha Centauri has arrived, your Majesty. He will present his credentials to you shortly.'
'Salutations! This is Sally Calypso with the traffic news at ten fifteen.'
'Rook to bishop's four. I saw Capablanca make that move against Alekhine in 1927.'
'Are you are sure the Master knows?'
'So this is N-space.'
'And it's another beautiful day in London. There are reports of sunspot activity and solar flares causing interference across all radio signals so apologies for that.'
'It's a flying beastie!'
'Yep? Base checking. You all right out there?'
'Open fire! We're stabilising.'
'Something wrong?'
'The tide's out.'
'He has a strange sickness. Can you not help him?'
'I don't know what's wrong though. She's sort of queasy. Indigestion, like she didn't want to land.'
'Must've been made by a giant. What do you make of this?'
'Out of my way! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor!'
'New York. The city of a million stories. Half of them are true. The other half just haven't happened yet.'
'You are the leader, Andor. It is for you to decide. But there can be but one punishment for such a heresy. Banishment.'
'How long have I been gone?'
'Solar flare activity has increased across space lanes five, five, six and all commercial flights are advised to avoid--'
'Mayday. Mayday.'
'Up. Look up.'
'Come here, Jamie. Look at that.'
'Okay, left. Sharp turn! Okay, right. No, no, no, I mean left. No, sorry, right, right. I definitely meant right.'
'What do you want? The nurse sent me, sir.'
'This sheep has been dead a year. Are they trying to poison me?'
'Hey, Doctor, it's all right. It worked.'
'Over here! Move in! Path! He's heading to the path! This way! Over here!'
'You have made your choice?'
'We're landing now, Doctor.'
'Clara! '
'Come now, Father. You should know better. You're not welcome here, and especially not today.'
'Well, the cargo shuttle has arrived at last.'
'So fill up your glasses, And join in the song. The law’s right behind you, And it won’t take long.'
'Welcome! Welcome to your new Master!'
'I, I remember now. I must, I must kill. Must kill. Must kill.'
'Thawn, I saw your landing. How did things go on Delta Magna?'
'Well, this is fantastic!'
'Spread out! Get down!'
'At last, Doctor. Am I late for something?'
'Thank you. Better cash up then.'
'Aristotle, this is Wasp Delta, do you hear me? Stay with me, Kai.'
'Hello, hello. Hello, Earth. We have a terrible decision to make.'
'I am prepared.'
'Alastair, Alastair?'
'Dear Santa. Thank you for the dolls and pencils and the fish.'
'This is Captain Urquhart again.'
'Ancient Rome. Well, not for them, obviously. To all intents and purposes, right now, this is brand new Rome.'
'Check. I said, check.'
'Mister Chesterton? Ian Chesterton?'
'How are we looking?'
'Her face was like a winter's moon that lights the traveller's way. Her smile was like a summer bloom that bursts then fades away.'
'It's not clear. It's not clear at all. What has gone wrong?'
'It looks like Dracula's castle.'
'Where are we, Doctor?'
'But who is this creature with terrible claws, terrible teeth in his terrible jaws?'
'My name is Lucy Hayward, and I'm the last one left.'
'These humans will become like me. Prepare them for hybridisation.'
'Jamie! Jamie! The doors! We've got to close the doors! Can you do it?'
'This is Earth cargo ship C982 on course and on schedule. We shall be entering hyperspace in fifty seconds.'
'The Panopticon.'
'Exterminate! Exterminate! Exterminate!'
'Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future.'
'(in Russian) Captain, we've lost the others.'
'Yegros Alpha, atavistic therapy on primitive asteroid. Zaakros, galaxy's largest flora collection. Zeen Four, historical re-enactments. Catalogue ends, mistress.'
'Ra, ra, rum, rum, da, ra! Ra, ra, da, dum, da ,dah. La Donna e mobile, ra, ra, ra, rum, da, dah.'
'Now then. Where were we?'
'What can happen on an average beautiful day? You never know.'
'Would all passengers please return to their seats and fasten their safety belts? We are experiencing slight turbulence.'
'(French) And one degree. How are you reading?'
'Twenty five mps. One million miles. Mass, variable.'
'You were quick, Condo. Were there no survivors?'
'Well done, Mabel. Well done, Alfie. Good girl, Tabitha.'
'You know the Doctor. You understand him. You will predict his actions.'
'Come on. Stop struggling.'
'Let's take a look down here. Look at the state of it.'
'Ere, Reuben. Come and look, quick.'
'Dervish! Dervish!'
'Hi. What can I get you?'
'Get down! Did they see you?'
'Arrived, have we?'
'The Ood. They came from distant worlds.'
'Look, Doctor, look. There's the swimming pool, right at the very top of the building. Oh, it's wonderful.'
'Hey, who turned out the lights? Hey, who turned out the lights?'
'Halt! Oh, you lucky, lucky people.'
'Not him again. Yeah.'
'Citizen Cordo, District Four?'
'Have you got everything? I've got everything, don't worry.'
'I'm scared. This place is like a maze. Where am I supposed to be going?'
'Herr De Flores. Herr De Flores. Wonderful news.'
'Rory! Rory, it's starting!'
'Signal is genuine. Signal is genuine. Zero bravo.'
'What the hell's it doing?'
'Right, let's put these two together and go and find the third. Er. Oh, I see.'
'Make your decision, Mister Smith.'
'Come on, Roskal.'
'I don't believe it. What I'd give for a burger. This is the pits.'
' Well, I suppose you know where you are, my dear.'
'Where are we? Earth again.'
'Now, just a moment.'
'Well, I suggest before we go outside and explore, let us clean ourselves up.'
'Danger. This is a warning. A warning to the whole world.'
'What is it? What's happening?'
'There we are, safely down.'
'There's no way out of this. We're going to die here. '
'Doctor. Doctor. Doctor?'
'Oh, my head. Time travel without a capsule. That's a killer.'
'I told you it'd work! '
'Oh, splendid! Splendid! You've got a very good band there, Barney.'
'Papa! Papa! Papa!'
'I'm lost. Please, can you help me?'
'Consider the Doctor. The Doctor, trapped. The Doctor, alone.'
It's so cool.'
'Right, there we go. Universal roaming. Never have to worry about a signal again.'
'What's wrong? Man wounded. Wake him.'
' Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside, I do like to be beside the sea.'
'Good morning, Adipose Industries.'
'You ready, K9?'
'What? What? What? Right.'
'Space lane traffic is advised to stay away from Sol Three, also known as Earth.'
'This is a preliminary warning. Preliminary warning. Prepare phase one base evacuation procedure. Phase one evacuation.'
'The answer's buried here somewhere. The Captain will find it.'
'It's fine. Everything's fine. Nothing's wrong, all fine. Excuse me.'
'The Doctor will save me. The Doctor will save me.'
'Come on, lads. Come on, keep it moving. Mustn't keep our lords and masters waiting.'
'He's going to choke. Doctor!'
'When are we going to get modern equipment? Proper battleships? When are we going to fight again?'
'Lost? I am never, ever lost.'
'Peter Alan Tyler: my dad. The most wonderful man in the world.'
'Mister Fibuli! Mister Fibuli! By all the x-ray storms of Vega, where is that nincompoop?'
'It was on the planet Skaro that my old enemy the Master was finally put on trial.'
'Argh. What's happening? I wonder if we'll get back. Yes, one day. Argh.'
'Well? We're not where we're supposed to be.'
'Enough! This is a poor welcome, my lord.'
'Bombay Tokyo shipment activated. Bombay sending now. Tokyo receiving now.'
'Turbulence centre, vector seven. Scan commencing now.'
'Goodnight, Frank.'
'Where's mother? She's busy.'
'Incoming salvage. Please validate. Incoming salvage. Please validate. Incoming salvage. Please validate.'
'Handing Zeus 4 to Polar base. Will you take control now, please?'
'Welcome back, sir. What's the news?'
'Hello, Mum. Susie says hello, don't you, sweetheart? That's it. Give a little wave.'
'If I have not returned in an hour, you must fetch the police.'
'Good heavens!'
'Stop! You can't kill me.'
'Master? It works, K9. It works. Listen, I've got a little surprise for you.'
'Bye, then. Lovely meeting you. Sorry about the mess.'
'I shall miss them, Doctor.'
'Clara. Clara! '
'What the hell was that?'
'Dave, your dinner's on the table!'
'Morning, love.'
'We're approaching a planet.'
'I've checked the figures. I've checked them again and again. Always the same result. The design is not safe.'
'You'd better stop the Tardis. We don't want any nasty jolts. Prion, did you say?'
'You will be sure that nobody disturbs him, won't you?'
'Whoa! '
'Our greatest enemies have left the planet Xeros. They are once again in time and space.'
'Peter gave himself for lost and shed big tears, but his sobs were overheard by some friendly sparrows who flew to him in great excitement and implored him to exert himself.'
'Doctor, come on, will you? Look!'
'What do you think? Too small to be a hunter-killer.'
'Can't we shut that ruddy thing up?'
'Is the local radiation completely absorbed?'
'Gently. Be careful. That's it.'
'Right then, Rose Tyler, you tell me. Where do you want to go?'
'Here's a funny thing. Here's a funny thing.'
'There we are. Well, what do you think?'
'You're a clumsy, ham-fisted idiot.'
'Class three one nine six in the first grade. The names of the first selected candidates are, male, Abu-Gond!'
'Wait in here, please, Susan. I won't be long.'
'There. Come one, Victoria, out you get.'
'As you come into this world, something else is also born.'
'We are under attack! There are creatures I don't even think they're human. We can't stop them.'
'Oh, lights. Oh, that’s better. Ah, good!'
'What a place. Where are we? Earth?'
'Hey, listen, Willie. With tomorrow's supply 'cop trip, can you no send over a few haggis?'
'It seems to be all right.'
'Jamie! The TARDIS!'
'Thank heavens for that! We've made it. Haven't we?'
'Positions. Night, boys.'
'Life with the Doctor was like this.'
'People of Earth, you stand alone.'
'We seem to be ahead of schedule, Secker.'
'Darling. Oh, my love. Don't go.'
'(Italian) Who the heck are you? Well?'
'Eldrad, the traitor, destroyer of the barriers, sentenced to obliteration. Eldrad.'
'I said, no.'
'Ah, Doctor. Are you coming, or going? Or going or coming?'
'Ben? Ben? Are you there, Ben?'
'Which way? Does it matter?'
'Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. Marcus Aurelius.'
'His face, his hair, look at it.'
'We can't just leave her.'
'So this is one of the last paintings Van Gogh ever painted.'
'Just where do you think you're going?'

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