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Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death (1999)

Before the Doctor can settle down to married life, he must face one last confrontation with his deadly enemy of certain death - the Master.

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Before the Doctor can settle down to married life, he must face one last confrontation with his deadly enemy of certain death - the Master.

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Rowan Atkinson and Jonathan Pryce have both starred in the James Bond films. See more »

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The 17th Master: Say hello to the Spikes of Doom!
[the wall behind the Doctor and Emma turns around. When it turns back they are sitting on a couch]
The 9th Doctor: Say hello to the Sofa of Reasonable Comfort.
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Features French and Saunders (1987) See more »

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I Enjoyed This Amusing Parody
8 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

Curse of Fatal Death is one of the best produced Doctor Who parodies I've ever seen. It has jokes not only poking fun at the show but jokes genuinely meant to appeal to fans of the series. Rowan Atkinson makes an excellent choice as the comic Doctor along with the various other surprising guest stars to play the role in this rapid regeneration riot.

Produced originally for Red Nose Day this will no doubt be a favorite of fans for years to come. Highly recommended to all Doctor Who fans!


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