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Old 05-11-2013, 22:53
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Everybody knows the Daleks, the Cybermen and the Master, but what about those great monsters who have only appeared once in the TV series, monsters and villains that where good enough to appear in more stories but didn't, who would you like to see back.

My choices: The Valeyard, the Rutans, Fenric, the Celestial Toymaker and the Axons.

Note: I am really please the Zygons are returning for the 50th, as they most certainly would have been in my choices.
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Old 05-11-2013, 23:01
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My 1st choice for a one-shot villain returning would be the Beast from series 2. I think he was a great villain and is big bad material. I remember thinking that it was the Beast that would come out of the void-sphere in the series 2 finale. I also thought that it could be him in the Specials after that quote "he is returning, he is returning through the dark". We saw him wreak havock on an abandoned planet. What if he made it to civilization?
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Old 05-11-2013, 23:03
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Old 05-11-2013, 23:04
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Old 05-11-2013, 23:16
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Old 05-11-2013, 23:22
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Old 05-11-2013, 23:51
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The Zygons would have been one of mine too.

The Daemons, the Krynoids, the Ogri, the Terileptils and the Andragums might all have mileage. Maybe the Wirrn too.

And I agree with the Family of Blood. After all, they are still alive - eternally so!
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Old 06-11-2013, 00:33
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stones of blood .......

halloween night.

"was that a local kid just rang our doorbell then ran off?".

"no dear, just stonehenge out for an evening stroll ........"
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Old 06-11-2013, 01:12
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May be an odd answer, but I'll say The Nimon.

Horns was butt, but they had potential as baddies.

Unless you count the Minotaur from God Complex as a return.
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Old 06-11-2013, 01:21
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The Zygons are a must, and more than the likely limited role they'll play in TDotD. That being said
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I liked the Headless Monks from Series 6. Either them or their church order would make for an interesting return. I always enjoy it when Doctor Who explores faith/religious order.

I think The Beast would make for a great return story...he's finale material really. I too genuinely thought he was to make a return in the End of Time. Hopefully any return appearance would be better done than the appearance of Abaddon in Torchwood (which was fleetingly short and shallow).

I'm cheating here, but the Sontarans have only had one proper story about them since their return in Series 4. I would love another Sontaran story in future, with or without Strax,
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Old 06-11-2013, 06:07
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The candyman.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:00
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The dream lord from amys choice
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:57
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Old 06-11-2013, 09:28
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Not technically villians, but the Draconians looked so cool. Terrific design on these creatures. And quite a well thought out culture too.
Having said that I wonder if a 21st century revamp might leave them looking too close to the Silurian revamp...

Seeing D84 in That Teaser for TDOTD made me realise what a superb design the Robots Of Death were. Would be great to have these back again. Very creepy.
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:56
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A lot of good suggestions here.

Agree about bringing back the Draconians -they looked great even today. Amazing how little they were used in the 70's -Pertwees favourite btw. Could look great today & could work across multiple storylines. But yeah agree with you Adams might look a little similar to Silurians (which I'm not a fan of to be honest -the original 1970 version, even with zips etc showing, were the best).

Problems with something like the Axons is great idea but not sure if it can progress outside of a similar story to Claws of Axos(?)

I'd like a spooky Invasion of the Body Snatchers type story set on earth -something like the Android Invasion or The Faceless Ones -both a couple of my favourite stories.

I've just watched Terror of the Zygons again -what a great story, really well done in terms of atmosphere & pacing
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:59
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The Vardans were fun until you got to see their physical form which just looked daft.
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Old 06-11-2013, 13:10
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The Monoids, the security kitchen needs updating.
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Old 06-11-2013, 13:31
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The Krynoids or Morbius in his entirety (not just the brain).
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Old 06-11-2013, 13:39
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The Vardans were fun until you got to see their physical form which just looked daft.
You must have a different idea of fun than I do!

I think that part of the point of the Vardans was that the weirdly silly foil shapes would lead the audience to expect that something rather more impressive would eventually appear. But then some deeply unimpressive humans took the place of the foil which cleverly subverted our expectations.
At least I hope that this was the idea - otherwise the production team simply substituted a really rubbish monster with really dull humans. Either way, I can't see them ever coming back.

Speaking of rubbish monsters - I'm with Batmannequin on this, but the Nimon, surely the Kings of crap monsters, do actually have potential. Perhaps it would be difficult to do something new with them, perhaps their story has already been told, but I'd argue that the premise of the Nimon is pretty strong.
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Old 06-11-2013, 13:44
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I don't think the Voord ever got a fair chance. They deserve another try.

Anything but the Androgums.

The Vardans were a nice foil for the Time Lords.
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Old 06-11-2013, 14:12
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Rutans, Tereleptils, Drahvins, Wirrn, Draconians, Movellans.

The Monk, played by Michael Palin.
The Rani, played by Daniela Nardini (although Kate O'Mara is still keen).
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Old 06-11-2013, 16:42
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Old 06-11-2013, 16:52
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The Shakri definitely. I thought the idea behind the Shakri was intriguing, but it was a shame they only appeared on screen for 2 minutes. The idea of "The pest controllers of the universe" who featured in the legends of the Time Lords is one I would have much preferred to have learnt more about, but for the 2 minutes they were on-screen, they were utterly chilling. I want to learn more about them and I want to find out more about this "tally".

"The TALLY must be met."
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Old 06-11-2013, 20:04
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Ooh! Yeah!
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Old 06-11-2013, 20:54
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I'd love to see those 'Mechanoids' from the 'Chase' story in the 60's!! They were a bit silly, but huge and supposedly menacing!! I think in these days of CGI - they could be made quite menacing!!
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