Doctor Who: The Five Doctors Essay & Project Ideas

Terrance Dicks
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1. How common is the theme of eternal life in science fiction? Is eternal life generally regarded as undesirable, as it is in Doctor Who: The Five Doctors? Does Dicks do anything original with the theme, or does he follow a typical pattern?

2. Why must Doctor Five continue to be a renegade? Could he have adventures while President of the Time Lords?

Would he make a good President? Why or why not? Do you feel that he is shirking his responsibilities by refusing to be President?

3. Read several of Terrance Dicks's Doctor Who novels. Which is the best?

Why? Are his novelizations generally better than those by other writers? Are they worse? In what ways?

4. What is the history of the "Doctor Who" television series? How did it start?

Was it ever in danger of being cancelled?

When did it become...

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