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House of Cards was the eighth release in the seventh series of The Companion Chronicles.

Publisher's summary

The TARDIS has landed in a futuristic space casino, where the Doctor, Ben, Polly and Jamie find fun, games… and monsters everywhere. There are vicious robot dogs, snake-headed gangsters from the Sidewinder Syndicate and a mysterious masked woman called Hope.

In this place, time travellers are to be tracked down and arrested. Yet, as events spiral out of control, time may be Polly's only ally…

Cast

References

  • After Polly explains to Jamie what a casino is, he tells her that there were gambling dens in London in his time.
  • The Doctor has brought Ben, Polly and Jamie to the casino for a holiday.
  • Polly has always been afraid of snakes.
  • The casino has robot croupiers which were made to resemble playing cards.
  • One of the games at the casino is Three Card Vulcan Hold 'Em.
  • The casino has a time travel alarm.
  • The Doctor tells Polly that he keeps the pockets of his coat finely balanced.
  • Polly has never gambled.
  • Although he is from 1746, Jamie knows what a cowboy is.
  • The Sidewinder Syndicate's ancestors were stranded on Old Earth in Chicago during the 1920s and adopted the method and mannerisms of the Chicago gangsters enthusiastically.

Notes

Continuity

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