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     Wednesday, October 18 2006 @ 11:07 AM EDT
    what the hell is it all about?

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     Wednesday, October 18 2006 @ 04:32 PM EDT

    Venusian aikido was to give the Third Doctor's character a way to defend himself without weapons, he was an action hero in this era, that was more spiritual than violent and that sounded futuristic or spacey. You don't expect the Doctor to pick up a tire iron when he feels threatened...

    There was a Missing Adventures novel (Venusian Lullaby) that had the First Doctor's adventure on Venus in the deep past before the planet became the hot house it is today.


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     Tuesday, December 05 2006 @ 02:13 AM EST
    I'm a little dense, and lazy. Is this mentioned in an episode? I vaguely remember something a few episodes back. Is it why he says "Haaai!"?

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     Tuesday, December 05 2006 @ 02:45 AM EST
    A Pertwee era plot device, as mentioned by Taras above.

    First used in the telivised serial "Inferno".

    Mike M.

    I'm a Time Traveler, I point and laugh at archaeologist.
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     Tuesday, December 05 2006 @ 01:34 PM EST

    Not mentioned in an episode specifically, just refered to as a throwaway line(s).

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