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Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (1993)

The Rani hatches a scheme to trap the incarnations of the Doctor and his various companions in a 20-year time loop in Albert Square.

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The wicked Rani is back and she's got a cunning scheme to trap the incarnations of the Doctor and his various companions in a 20-year time loop, stuck in Albert Square for perpetuity with an assortment of terrifying grotesques - both the monsters he has battled throughout the cosmos and the EastEnders. Written by Anonymous

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In the 13th "New Adventures of Doctor Who" novel "First Frontier" by David A. McIntee. The Seventh Doctor says "I once had a nightmare, where all my old foes chased me around a soap opera." This is most likely a reference to the events of "Dimensions in Time". See more »

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The Doctor: Mayday, mayday. This is an urgent message for all the Doctors. It's vitally important that you listen to me for once. Our whole existence is being threatened by a renegade Time Lord known only as the Rani. She hates me. She even hates children. Two of my earlier selves have already been snared in her vicious trap. The grumpy one and the flautist too. She wants to put us out of action. Lock us away in a dreary backwater of London' East End. Trapped in a time-loop in perpetuity and her evil is ...
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Dimensions in Time
12 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, you saw my vote. I rated it 10 out of 10. The story was incomprehensible garbage for the epic length of 10 minutes of screen time.........but it had very charitable aims -- raising money for the children in need. Since the show was in limbo at this time, this was our 30th Anniversary Doctor Who story. With the exception of the 1997 New Zealand Commercials, this was the only time that Tom Baker reprised his role as the Fourth Doctor in costume in a Doctor Who story since "dying" in "Logopolis". (Come to think of it, this is Davison's & Colin Baker's only ON-SCREEN reprise of their incarnations in costume after they left the show.)Jon Pertwee makes a final bow as the Third Doctor.

It would have made lots of money if it had been released on video (now DVD)but I can see why many agreed to do it on the condition that it wasn't repeated or released in any way.

For the Doctor Who collector, I would recommend watching it for the historical significance. However, I would not recommend this as an introductory show for a potential Doctor Who fan.....


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