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

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