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007 And The Daleks

26th February 2021

When a British writer slipped a Doctor Who reference into Thunderball's script

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This is the hitherto untold tale of why British screenwriter John Hopkins, who was hired to polish Richard Maibaum's script for the fourth James Bond film 'Thunderball', slipped in a pop-culture reference to the Daleks - the infamous pepper-pot villains from Doctor Who.

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