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

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