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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
* Multiple references and similarities connect the story to the classic [[film]] ''[[Casablanca (film)|Casablanca]]'':
 
* Multiple references and similarities connect the story to the classic [[film]] ''[[Casablanca (film)|Casablanca]]'':
** Several unnamed characters in the comic match or closely resemble characters from the film, including
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** Several unnamed characters in the comic match or closely resemble characters from the film, including
*** [[Captain (As Time Goes By)|Captain]] as Captain Louis Renault,
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*** [[Captain (As Time Goes By)|Captain]] as Captain Louis Renault,
*** [[café owner (As Time Goes By)|café owner]] as Rick Blaine (and accordingly the [[café (As Time Goes By)|café]] as Rick's Café Américain),
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*** [[café owner (As Time Goes By)|café owner]] as Rick Blaine (and accordingly the [[café (As Time Goes By)|café]] as Rick's Café Américain),
*** [[woman (As Time Goes By)|woman]] who is a friend of the café owner as Ilsa Lund,
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*** [[woman (As Time Goes By)|woman]] who is a friend of the café owner as Ilsa Lund,
*** [[Resistance leader (As Time Goes By)|Resistance leader]] as Victor Laszlo,
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*** [[Resistance leader (As Time Goes By)|Resistance leader]] as Victor Laszlo,
*** [[prisoner (As Time Goes By)|prisoner]] killed while in custody as Signor Ugarte and
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*** [[prisoner (As Time Goes By)|prisoner]] killed while in custody as Signor Ugarte and
 
*** [[pianist (As Time Goes By)|pianist]] as Sam.
 
*** [[pianist (As Time Goes By)|pianist]] as Sam.
 
** In the story, the [[Captain (As Time Goes By)|Captain]] salutes the [[Eleventh Doctor]] with the words "Liberté, égalité, fraternité". A coat of arms with these words can be seen on Palais de Justice at the beginning of the film.
 
** In the story, the [[Captain (As Time Goes By)|Captain]] salutes the [[Eleventh Doctor]] with the words "Liberté, égalité, fraternité". A coat of arms with these words can be seen on Palais de Justice at the beginning of the film.
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** The Doctor asks the Captain to sing "[[La Marseillaise]]". In the film, Victor Laszlo leads [[French]] nationals in singing "La Marseillaise" to drown a [[German]] song by Nazis.
 
** The Doctor asks the Captain to sing "[[La Marseillaise]]". In the film, Victor Laszlo leads [[French]] nationals in singing "La Marseillaise" to drown a [[German]] song by Nazis.
 
** The Captain and the café owner see the plane off while a dead Nazi lies nearby. In the film, Captain Renault and Rick see the plane with Victor Laszlo and Ilsa off while the body of Major Strasser lies nearby.
 
** The Captain and the café owner see the plane off while a dead Nazi lies nearby. In the film, Captain Renault and Rick see the plane with Victor Laszlo and Ilsa off while the body of Major Strasser lies nearby.
** One of the last phrases of the comic story, "This is the end of a very terrible vacation" is an homage to the last phrase of the movie, "This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
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** One of the last phrases of the comic story, "This is the end of a very terrible vacation" is an homage to the last phrase of the movie, "This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
 
* However, there are also deviations. For instance, the café owner, the Resistance leader and the woman are shown in the comic walking towards the airport by themselves, while the Captain is still under arrest, whereas in the film Captain Louis Renault waits for them in Rick's café, and all four travel to the airport together. Despite these minor deviations, it is not hard to combine the film and the comic story into one continuous narrative.
 
* However, there are also deviations. For instance, the café owner, the Resistance leader and the woman are shown in the comic walking towards the airport by themselves, while the Captain is still under arrest, whereas in the film Captain Louis Renault waits for them in Rick's café, and all four travel to the airport together. Despite these minor deviations, it is not hard to combine the film and the comic story into one continuous narrative.
   
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