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OldManHoOh
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08:44:35 AM Sep 19th 2013
What does this bit mean? At all?

  • And the dart [a Cyberman] shot just before that is definitely of Kaminoan design, complete with poison (only not lethal). Contains Fridge Brilliance, as Amy has never met the Cybermen before that point, so in the scenario based on her own memories the introduction is made to maintain her immersion by means of Shout Outs to known sci-fi franchises.

Poison, only not lethal? Maintaining immersion by drawing attention to sci-fi tropes?
TheOneWhoTropes
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02:24:47 PM Jul 17th 2013
Can I add "Nightmare in Silver" and its 40K references to the example list, or is it more a homage?
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