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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 06:35 AM EDT
    We all know the "Real" reason why UNIT are now UnIT

    United Nations Intelegance Taskforce
    Unified Intelegence Taskforce

    but what can we come up with in the Whoniverse to explain it away.

    theory 1)
    a side effect of the Time War. Small changes in reality caused by changes in causaility

    theory 2)
    This isnt actually the UNIT we know. the Doctor is in one of a multitude of universes.. ie i was with them in the 70's or was it the 80's (I know this is because ogf Maudrin Undead but thats ok too)

    Like a Petes World Torchwood.. this is a Not Petes World Unit...

    just thought it may be intresting to talk about
    i could be v wrong

    Somewhere the tea is getting cold
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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 11:23 AM EDT
    Intelligence? In the UN? I never bought it...

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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 11:49 AM EDT
    it would explain why they never wore Blue hats...





    Somewhere the tea is getting cold
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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 04:47 PM EDT
    Personally, I don't understand the whole UNIT v. UnIT thing. It is my understanding that the United Nations somehow made the BBC change the name. How can they make the BBC do anything? If I wanted to make a movie or TV show that had the U.S. Army in it, how can anyone say I can't call them the U.S. Army. How many fictional movies or TV shows are about real Police Departments?

    In my universe, UNIT is still UNIT.

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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 05:14 PM EDT
    Or perhaps UNIT merged with another force, hence the 'Unified' name.

    Oh and when will these new soilders learn how to wear their berets propley?

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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 07:27 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  Highlander] How many fictional movies or TV shows are about real Police Departments?


    True, but if you read the end credits of shows such as Law & Order, or even the old Hill Street Blues, they say things like "consideration given/paid to [insert organization here]." At least in the States.

    Perhaps the BBC didn't want to pay the UN anything... maybe the UN cannot accept payment? Don't know...

    supremacy is relative
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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 09:17 PM EDT


    Well, if indeed it really is "Unified Intelligence Taskforce" then they need to change their acronym to UIT


    They are still making references to United Nations though... I believe a recent Torchwood episode (the one where Martha crosses over to it), Jack associates UNIT with the United Nations, although he doesn't actually say United Nations Intelligence Task Force.

    Cheers,
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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 09:26 PM EDT
    Is the situation with the UN like how you can't mention brand name products on the BBC. Perhaps the UN can't be seen endorsing a TV show.

    Or maybe its too close to home... Maybe there is a real UNIT headquartered in Geneva or the basement of the NYC headquarters past where you get those personalized UN stamps in the basement.

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     Tuesday, April 29 2008 @ 10:29 PM EDT

    Unified Intelligence Taskforce: UNFIT

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     Monday, May 05 2008 @ 12:05 PM EDT
    Be great to see the UNIT characters as recurring characters rather than the companion's family for a change. Now that Martha's involved should be easy to write stories in which the Doctor is pulled back into helping them occasionally (but I do mean occasionally)

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     Monday, May 05 2008 @ 01:48 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  Idiom] Be great to see the UNIT characters as recurring characters rather than the companion's family for a change. Now that Martha's involved should be easy to write stories in which the Doctor is pulled back into helping them occasionally (but I do mean occasionally)

    Is the "telegraph" the Doctor left with UNIT in the 1970's still in operation

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     Monday, May 05 2008 @ 08:34 PM EDT
    Maybe they just didn't want to confuse anybody that perhaps there actually is a UNIT that fights aliens! Eek!

    If Worzel Gummidge and the Third Doctor had a fist fight - who would win?
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