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

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