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Doctor Who the happiness patrol.

Graham Curry

Doctor Who the happiness patrol.

by Graham Curry

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Published by Target Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDoctor Who library -- 146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22332001M
ISBN 100426203399
OCLC/WorldCa21801185

  To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the longest-running science-fiction show in the world, I’ll be taking weekly looks at some of my own personal favourite stories and arcs, from the old and new series, with a view to encapsulating the sublime, the clever and the fiendishly odd of the BBC’s Doctor Who.. The Happiness Patrol originally aired in (The Doctor blows a party whistle and lets off streamers. Earl leads in the cheering drones, who shed their black cloaks and join in the merriment. Gilbert drives in with another patrol.) DOCTOR: You can't do it, Happiness Patrol section B. You can't go down in the .

Doctor Who credits Played: The Doctor in Time and the Rani, Paradise Towers, Delta and the Bannermen, Dragonfire, Remembrance of the Daleks, The Happiness Patrol, Silver Nemesis, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Battlefield, Ghost Light, The Curse of Fenric, Survival (). Return appearances in Dimensions in Time () and Doctor Who (). Helen A was the ruler of the human colony on Terra Alpha, enforcing her rule through the Happiness Patrol. She was overthrown by a revolt of the factory workers begun by the Seventh Doctor. Helen A and her husband Joseph C were responsible for Terra Alpha, with Helen A building many factories where drones - forbidden from entering the city - worked. After being alerted to the overpopulation of.

The Seventh Doctor and Ace arrive on Earth colony Terra Alpha, a place of state-mandated happiness, constant Muzak and deadly confectionery. The Doctor is following up reports of numerous disappearances and learns that the government's gaudily-clad female enforcers, The Happiness Patrol, are just one method the autocratic Helen A (Sheila Hancock) employs to get rid of anyone not . Comically Missing the Point: At one point, the Doctor comes across an undercover Happiness Patrol agent who makes a rather cruel game of provoking Hope Spots in killjoys he comes across before revealing his true identity with a business card. When he pulls this on the Doctor, upon learning the agent's identity the Doctor cheerfully remarks that.


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Doctor Who the happiness patrol by Graham Curry Download PDF EPUB FB2

The novelization of the Doctor Who TV story The Happiness Patrol is a prime example of this. Graeme Curry takes his seventy odd minute TV story and expands it here with plenty of new details and some different characterization/5(10).

The novelization of the Doctor Who TV story The Happiness Patrol is a prime example of this. Graeme Curry takes his seventy odd minute TV story and expands it here with plenty of new details and some different characterization.

The result makes this an enjoyable, and possibly even better, version of the story. /5(12). The novelization of the Doctor Who TV story The Happiness Patrol is a prime example of this. Graeme Curry takes his seventy odd minute TV story and expands it here with plenty of new details and some different characterization/5(12).

DOCTOR WHO: SYLVESTER MCCOY (6th adventure) COMPANION: ACE Pages: Plot: The doctor and Ace visit a human colony on Terra Alpha, which is policed by the Happiness Patrol.

People regularly go missing. Any unhappy people are dealt with. After escaping imprisonment the Doctor whips up a revolution against this oppressive regime/5(12). Doctor Who In Vision Magazine #97 The Happiness Patrol Tonight At The Forum. The Happiness Patrol was the second serial of season 25 of Doctor Who.

It was intended (by the writers) to be a parody of Thatcherism, with Helen A representing Margaret Thatcher herself. (DOC: Happiness Will Prevail) The TARDIS arrives on the planet Terra Alpha, where the Seventh Doctor and Ace discover a society in which sadness is against the law - a law enforced zealously by the brightly Director: Chris Clough.

Directed by Chris Clough. With Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Sheila Hancock, Ronald Fraser. The Doctor and Ace arrive on the earth colony of Terra Alpha, a colony that is under the misguided dictatorship of Helen A.

On Terra Alpha, sadness and misery are capital crimes, and "killjoys' (anyone who does not adhere to these strict laws) are executed on the spot by Helen A's secret /10().

DOCTOR WHO: SYLVESTER MCCOY (6th adventure) COMPANION: ACE Pages: Plot: The doctor and Ace visit a human colony on Terra Alpha, which is policed by the Happiness Patrol. People regularly go missing. Any unhappy people are dealt with. After escaping imprisonment the Doctor whips up a revolution against this oppressive s: The Happiness Patrol is, on the face of it, a colourful fantasy with a simple moral.

As the Doctor puts it in Part Three: 'Happiness is nothing unless it exists side by side with sadness.'. Buy Doctor Who - The Happiness Patrol (Target Books): Written by Graeme Curry, Edition, (paperback / softback) Publisher: W.

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The Happiness Patrol – The Secrets of Doctor Who The 7th Doctor and Ace find the happiest totalitarian state ever. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory talk about this Orwellian Candy Land where sadness is outlawed and the punishment is death by candy in what was supposed to be a parody of Thatcherism and Margaret Thatcher.

"Doctor Who": The Happiness Patrol by Graeme Curry,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). The Doctor escapes the Kandyman while Ace meets the Pipe People. Later, fleeing for her life, Ace is captured and selected to audition for the Happiness Patrol.

Episode 3 As the Doctor leads the Pipe People towards reclaiming their world, Helen A faces betrayal from those closest to her and the Kandyman comes to a sticky end.

DOCTOR WHO: SYLVESTER MCCOY (6th adventure) COMPANION: ACE Pages: Plot: The doctor and Ace visit a human colony on Terra Alpha, which is policed by the Happiness Patrol. People regularly go missing. Any unhappy people are dealt with. After escaping imprisonment the Doctor whips up a revolution against this oppressive s:   Well, that last is the Happiness Patrol, the name of this 25th season story, and all those things I listed is what you'll find on Terra Alpha.

Enter the Doctor and Ace, set on putting an end to the established order after hearing disturbing rumors, replacing sickly muzak with "the sound of empires toppling." The Doctor is aided by Earl Sigma, a /5(18).

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Easter Sermon that references The Happiness Patrol Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. You can watch most Classic Doctor Who on Britbox, which is a subscription service, but some must be purchased separately on iTunes or Amazon.

item 1 Doctor Who - The Happiness Patrol (Target Books) by Graeme Curry Paperback Book - Doctor Who - The Happiness Patrol (Target Books) by Graeme Curry Paperback Book. The Happiness Patrol was a novelisation based on the television serial The Happiness Patrol.

I would also like to take this opportunity to squash the persistent rumours about mysterious "disappearances" and emphasise that rural and urban areas are now enjoying a life of harmony and peace. I'm sure you're glad to hear this.

And I'm happy you're by: Alister Pearson. McIntee's novel, set between Day of the Daleks and The Sea Devils, is the rare Doctor Who novel that features not the Doctor but instead his nemesis The Master.

In our hero's absence, the Master teams up, albeit very reluctantly, with those stalwart men of UNIT, Sergeant Benton, Captain Yates, and the Brigadier, against a common and deadly foe, a mysterious group known as the Conclave/5(23).

The Happiness Patrol was the police-like organisation of Terra Alpha in the time of Helen A's rule. The Patrol inforced laws against being sad, setting out to find killjoys and make them disappear. The Happiness Patrol was composed mostly of women, though a few men served as snipers and Silas P was the undercover Patrol.

The women wore short trench coats and had white face paint with pink Appearance: The Happiness Patrol. Helen A, ruler of colony Terra Alpha, is determined that happiness will prevail. And if any killjoys insist on being miserable, the fun guns of the Happiness Patrol will remove them; or they will vanish into the Kandy Kitchen, where the Kandy Man will deal with them.

When the Doctor and Ace spend a.An interesting book, told from the perspective of the classical poet Homer (who happened to be at the battle of Troy) rather than The Doctor or the companions. This nearly works, but Cotton has Homer speak and think in rather a strange way, using sayings and analogies far more modern than really makes sense, and often just phrasing things in a /5(38).Steve Lyons is a science fiction writer, best known for writing television tie-ins of Doctor Who for BBC Books, and previously, Virgin.

The earliest of these was Conundrum inand his most recent was 's The Stealers of Dreams. He has also written material for /5(9).