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Doctor Who: Dreamland 

While visiting a diner in Nevada in 1958, the Doctor finds an alien artifact and ends up on a mission to save the Rivesh Mantilax from the danger of the Viperox and the U.S. Military.
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Series cast summary:
David Tennant ...  The Doctor 6 episodes, 2009
Georgia Moffett ...  Cassie Rice 6 episodes, 2009
Tim Howar Tim Howar ...  Jimmy Stalkingwolf 6 episodes, 2009
David Warner ...  Lord Azlok 6 episodes, 2009
Stuart Milligan ...  Colonel Stark 6 episodes, 2009
Peter Guinness ...  Mister Dread 5 episodes, 2009
Ryan McCluskey Ryan McCluskey ...  Sergeant / ... 5 episodes, 2009
Nicholas Rowe ...  Rivesh Mantilax 5 episodes, 2009
Clarke Peters ...  Night Eagle 4 episodes, 2009
Lisa Bowerman ...  Saruba Velak / ... 3 episodes, 2009
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While visiting a diner in Nevada in 1958, the Doctor finds an alien artifact and ends up on a mission to save the Rivesh Mantilax from the danger of the Viperox and the U.S. Military.

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21 November 2009 (UK) See more »

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Georgia Moffett is the daughter of Peter Davison and is now the wife of David Tennant. See more »

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In the opening sequence of the series the caption reads "New Mexico Desert June 13, 1947" and there is a green Interstate Highway directional sign which reads "Roswell 35m 'Interstate 25 shield' Please drive carefully..." Roswell NM is located 125 miles to the east of US Interstate 25, and the U.S. Interstate Highway System was not even authorized by Congress until 1956. The first instance of any Green Directional Signage wasn't until the Late 1950s in Florida. See more »

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The Doctor: Always count your steps, Saruba Velak. You never know when you might need to escape in a box.
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Doctor Who and Area 51
10 November 2010 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

During the semi-hiatus in the Nuwho series between seasons four and five, Russell Davies wrote four episodes for David Tennant and a couple of cartoon serials were produced. In this one, Tennant's Doctor tackles Area 51 in the 1950s, where (when?) they have some real flying saucers and aliens to deal with.

The story is a good Who and it is very pleasant to see the Doctor back in serial format, but while Phil Ford's script is up to standard, the animation is a bit bizarre -- advanced, but a bit caricaturish, and Tennant's voicing seems a bit off for the first two episodes.

I suspect that everyone thought that this one was for the kids and went that way, ignoring the fact that DOCTOR WHO is always for children. Still, the good script and the pleasure of Tennant's Doctor on any terms makes this a very pleasant experience for all fans of the show.


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