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Torchwood: The Office Of Never Was

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:54 am    Post subject: Torchwood: The Office Of Never Was Reply with quote

I've just been listening to the Big Finish Torchwood audio release 'The Office Of Never Was', writer James Goss says in the behind the scenes documentary that it's inspired by, and based on the Avengers episode The Joker, which he says was so popular that they remade it three or four times - did they ? And that in one of the remakes someone is killed by falling down an empty lift shaft - do they ? I don't remember any episode of the Avengers where someone is killed falling down an empty lift shaft, do you ?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No, but the falling down a lift shaft is mentioned in The Correct Way to Kill when Steed and Nutski are swapping stories of the old days.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you wanted to stretch things a bit, you could say there's three versions. The original, Don't Look Behind You, with Cathy Gale. The remake, The Joker, with Emma Peel. And the South African radio version, also called The Joker.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The House That Jack Built is also arguably heavily influenced by Don't Look Behind You.
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