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Remembrance of the TVC.

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While the front page is under construction, though, we thought we'd resurrect a bit of interactivity and give you a chance to give some fun feedback. We've already tried one poll since the finalé, and — wow! — what an overwhelming response! 3865 people voted. Of them, a whopping 2321 thought that the question, "Who is Clara Oswald?" had the best answer. The River Song mystery came in second with 1409, but Lucie Miller and Majenta Pryce had only about 150 votes between them.

So now that we've settled that pretty conclusively, let's try something new:

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Filmed in Portmerion, Wales, but set in Italy, The Masque of Mandragora was the first story of Season 14; written by Louis Marks it featured Tom Baker as the Doctor and Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith in a confrontation with a living energy known as the Mandragora Helix. The story marked the first appearance of a radically redesigned TARDIS console room and the first televised explanation of why the Doctor and his companions always seem to encounter English language speakers. Read more...
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Charley: Absolutely typical. Set course for a Bandril space station or a black hole and the good old TARDIS won't let you down. But tap in the co-ordinates of a sun-drenched beach, or a half decent party . . .
C'rizz: So there's something wrong with the TARDIS? Again?
Eighth Doctor: Perhaps. I hope so. Because the alternative is that time itself is standing still outside those doors. Which poses an intriguing mystery —
Charley: (whispering) — and he can't abide a mystery —
Eighth Doctor: — and I can't abide a mystery.
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