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Make It So, #1. Exterminate! Exterminate!

I suppose if they invented a no calorie version of the Cheesecake Factory’s Dulce De Leche cheesecake, that news would make me just as happy as hearing about this next Dr. Who Guest Spot. But then that much happiness might burst my heart, killing me instantly, and that would be sad (for most people I know anyway).

But check this out:

Star Trek star Patrick Stewart has agreed to do a major role in the next Doctor Who series after teaming up with the show’s Doctor, played by David Tennant, on stage. The two had starred in a production of Hamlet in the summer, and Stewart, who played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek, was offered the role, which is a two-parter, involving the Daleks.

“Patrick’s role is still being finalised but the plan is for him to play a renegade Time Lord called the Meddling Monk, who was last seen in Doctor Who in the 1960s. The Doctor thought his entire race was wiped out and gets a huge surprise to find another member of his species.”

[Source: One India]

It’s like they asked, What would make Ernessa happy beyond her wildest TV dreams? And then they rubbed on their magic genie lamp and granted my wish. Although, isn’t this like the third time that Dr. Who has been surprised by another member of his race being alive? He might just want to decide that he’s not the last Time Lord and be done with it. Just saying… Read more about it here.

Oh, and more Dr. Who goodies, Clark, our Nerd Date blogumnist, has posted about a new book by Dr. Who revivalist Russell T. Davies over at clarkblog. It’s not available in the states yet, but read his preview here.