History Recap / DoctorWhoS13E4TheAndroidInvasion

14th Jun '18 10:17:11 AM AmuckCricetine
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* FamilyUnfriendlyViolence: Sarah Jane's face falls off, [[NightmareFace revealing a terrifying robot face]] [[EyeScream with protruding eyeballs]]. Creator/RobertHolmes famously received a letter about this from an eight-year-old complaining it was too scary (a DramaticReading of which is included as a DVD special feature).
27th Feb '18 4:48:16 AM moloch
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One of only two non-Dalek scripts written by Creator/TerryNation, though a significant amount was re-written by script editor Creator/RobertHolmes, and Tom and Lis apparently changed much of their dialogue.
13th Jan '18 3:52:15 PM PrimeEvil
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** Presumably the whole point of the replica village was to [[AvertedTrope avert this]] by "training" the androids on how to at least blend in when they land on Earth.



-->'''Stygron:''' I used you, Crayford, as I used the androids. But you are no longer of any value to me!

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-->'''Stygron:''' -->'''Styggron:''' I used you, Crayford, as I used the androids. But you are no longer of any value to me!
2nd Oct '17 12:16:56 AM PaulA
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* AllThereInTheManual: The novelisation clears up the PlotHoles, such as what happened to Chedaki.



** Creator/TerranceDicks noticed and cleared all this up when he wrote the novelisation.
15th Jul '17 6:10:19 PM ClintEastwood
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* ObviousStuntDouble: The Doctor's robot duplicate is clearly a double with a highly OffModel wig.
9th May '17 9:30:11 PM bowserbros
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The one where Sarah doesn't like ginger pop.
19th Mar '17 4:48:38 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* ShoutOut: The Doctor says to Sarah, "Listen, once upon a time, there were three sisters, and they lived in the bottom of a treacle well. Their names are Olga, Masha, and Irina." This is a mash-up of lines from ''Literature''AliceInWonderland'' and Creator/AntonChekhov's ''Tre sestry''.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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The Doctor says to Sarah, "Listen, once upon a time, there were three sisters, and they lived in the bottom of a treacle well. Their names are Olga, Masha, and Irina." This is a mash-up of lines from ''Literature''AliceInWonderland'' ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' and Creator/AntonChekhov's ''Tre sestry''.sestry''.
** The Doctor says, "The best laid schemes of mice and Kraals gang aft agley", an adaptation of "The best laid schemes of mice and men", a quote from Creator/RobertBurns' poem "To a Mouse".
12th Mar '17 11:20:56 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ComplexityAddiction: Styggron might have actually conquered Earth had he just sprayed the planet with the impossibly deadly poison that would certainly have killed every human on Earth, rather than spend so much of his time dicking around with robot doubles, Gaslighting spacemen, and building hyper-realistic training simulations where the pubs are kept fully stocked up with ale but every day on the calendar reads the same date.
12th Mar '17 6:17:16 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ObviousSecondChoice: It's pretty obvious that Col. Faraday was supposed to be the Brigadier.
8th Dec '16 10:51:53 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ShoutOut: The Doctor says to Sarah, "Listen, once upon a time, there were three sisters, and they lived in the bottom of a treacle well. Their names are Olga, Masha, and Irina." This is a mash-up of lines from ''Literature''AliceInWonderland'' and Creator/AntonChekhov's ''Tre sestry''.
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