Présentation de l'éditeur
The first ever collection of the most intelligent, strangest, mysterious, and wonderful quotes from all fifty years of the BBC America hit television series Doctor Who.
Listed in the Guinness World Records as the longest-running science fiction television series in the world, Doctor Who has become an icon in British pop culture and garnered a cult following. The show centers on the adventures of a Time Lord-a time traveling humanoid alien-known as the Doctor, who travels the universe through his TARDIS, or spaceship, which resembles a blue British police box. The show initially aired in 1963 and is currently on its twelfth actor to star as the Doctor, each new one written into the plot as a regeneration-a life process of Time Lords through which the character of the Doctor takes on a new body after sustaining an injury that would be fatal to most other species.
Over the years, Doctor Who has become one of the most popular science fiction series, with an ever-growing and extremely dedicated fan base. Now for the first time, fans can enjoy a plethora of their favorite memorable quotes and wisest words spoken throughout the series from the first episode to the most recent season staring Matt Smith. The Quotable Doctor Who is an insightful and unique look into the exciting universe of Doctor Who like never before.
The quotes will be compiled into nine chapters that each focus on a reoccurring theme or subject from the series. Chapter one is filled with quotes about the Doctor, what others say about him and what he says about himself: "Wonderful chap, all of them." - The Brigadier, The Five Doctors. Chapter two focuses on relationships including friendship, romance, marriage, family: "If it's time to go, remember what you re leaving. Remember the best. My friends have always been the best of me." - The Doctor, The Wedding of River Song. The book includes hundreds of the series' most quoted words on the human race, tools, power, corruption, war, space travel, historical celebrities the Doctor's encounter, and many more. The book will also feature running artwork by popular Doctor Who Magazine illustrator Ben Morris.
Quatrième de couverture
"All of time and space. All things that ever happened or ever will. Where do you want to start?"
From a junkyard in Totter's Lane to the fields of Trenzalore, the last of the Time Lords has navigated the past, present, and future using knowledge gathered from centuries of adventures in space and time. Now the authors of the bestselling Who-Ology have collected the best of that timey-wimey knowledge into one place. Covering themes of home and work, travel and technology, the history of the Earth and the fate of the future—you'll find a Doctor-y bon mot for every occasion here.
Collecting half a century of quips and quotes, and beautifully illustrated throughout, The Official Quotable Doctor Who is your indispensable guide to life, love, mirth, and monsters.