Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)
hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Wed Mar 19 04:16:34 EST 2003
> > It sounds familiar to me, but I can't place it. Dr Who
> > though, not Quatermass (unless its both)
I was thinking of the Quatermass Experiment when I mentioned Q, because the
plot is certainly rather similar. But I don't think I saw that until later,
and I may well have superimposed it onto my memory of the earlier nightmare.
> That would be "The Seeds of Doom", one of three Doctor Who stories I
> can think of that fit the description to some degree; all three are
> Tom Baker stories from the seventies however.
My dream (though possibly it was the prophetic kind) was definitely
earlier - by Tom Baker's time I'd emerged from behind the sofa and was
enjoying the in-jokes.
Come to think of it, the episode of Dr Who I found most traumatic was when
Patrick Troughton (the REAL doctor to me - I was too young for William
Hartnell) metamorphosed into Jon Pertwee - I was devastated!
Anyway, thanks to you both for accompanying me on this Fantastic Voyage down
the furred arteries of my subconscious.
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