by Catriona Mills

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Strange Conversations: Part Three Hundred and Eighty

Posted 9 August 2011 in by Catriona

Strange things happen during Doctor Who:

ME: Why is one of that man’s eyes so bloodshot? Is he having an affair?
(Pause)
ME: I mean, a stroke. Is he having a stroke?
NICK: What?
ME: Sorry.
NICK: Well, that was a Freudian slip.
ME: I’m not having an affair!
NICK: So you say.

Strange Conversations: Part Three Hundred and Seventy-Six

Posted 4 August 2011 in by Catriona

In which we discuss the horrible, horrible music in the Jon Pertwee episode “The Sea Devils”, which had already prompted Nick to complain, “That video game conference they’re holding next door is really distracting”.

NICK: This is a picture of the machine that made those horrible noises.
ME: That’s terribly interesting.
NICK: I don’t think you’re treating this with the appropriate level of interest.
ME: Oh, I think you’ll find that I am.

Strange Conversations: Part Three Hundred and Seventy-Five

Posted 4 August 2011 in by Catriona

NICK: Katy Manning’s stunt double was actually Stuart Fell.
ME: But I said on Twitter it was Terry Walsh.
NICK: I know.
ME: Well, if you want to out me on Twitter as not recognising Terry Walsh when I see him in a ladies’ pantsuit …
NICK: Not at all!
(Pause)
ME: Dammit, I’m going to have to do it myself. The curse of being an academic.
NICK: What, having a sense of intellectual honesty? I can see where that might be inconvenient.

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