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|name= The Devil Goblins from Neptune
 
|image= The Devil Goblins from Neptune.jpg
 
|image= The Devil Goblins from Neptune.jpg
 
|series=[[BBC Past Doctor Adventures]]
 
|series=[[BBC Past Doctor Adventures]]
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|doctor=Third Doctor
 
|doctor=Third Doctor
 
|companions=[[Liz Shaw|Liz]]
 
|companions=[[Liz Shaw|Liz]]
|featuring=The Brigadier
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|featuring=[[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|The Brig]], [[Mike Yates]], [[John Benton|Benton]]
|featuring2=Mike Yates
 
|featuring3=John Benton
 
|featuring4=Carol Bell{{!}}Carol Bell
 
 
|enemy= [[Central Intelligence Agency|The CIA]], [[Waro|The Waro]]
 
|enemy= [[Central Intelligence Agency|The CIA]], [[Waro|The Waro]]
|setting= {{il|[[Gorkiy]], [[Soviet Union]], [[Nevada]] and [[Manhattan]], [[1970]]}}
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|setting= {{il|[[Gorkiy]], [[Russia|Soviet Union]] and [[Manhattan]], the [[1970s]]}}
 
|writer= [[Martin Day]] and [[Keith Topping]]
 
|writer= [[Martin Day]] and [[Keith Topping]]
 
|publisher= BBC Books
 
|publisher= BBC Books
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|format= Paperback Book; 30 Chapters, 288 Pages
 
|format= Paperback Book; 30 Chapters, 288 Pages
 
|isbn= ISBN 0-563-40564-3
 
|isbn= ISBN 0-563-40564-3
|next= The Murder Game (novel)
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|prev= none
}}{{prose stub}}
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|next= The Murder Game (novel)}}
'''''The Devil Goblins from Neptune''''' was the first novel in the [[BBC Past Doctor Adventures]] series. It was written by [[Keith Topping]] and [[Martin Day]], released [[2 June (releases)|2 June]] [[1997 (releases)|1997]] and featured the [[Third Doctor]] and [[Liz Shaw]].
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'''''The Devil Goblins from Neptune''''' was the first novel in the [[BBC Past Doctor Adventures]] series. It was released [[2 June (releases)|2 June]] [[1997 (releases)|1997]] and featured the [[Third Doctor]] and [[Liz Shaw]].
   
 
== Publisher's summary ==
 
== Publisher's summary ==
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As the lines between allies and enemies begin to blur, the Doctor finds himself fighting to save Earth once again. But who will he be saving it for?
 
As the lines between allies and enemies begin to blur, the Doctor finds himself fighting to save Earth once again. But who will he be saving it for?
 
== Plot ==
 
''to be added''
 
   
 
== Characters ==
 
== Characters ==
 
* [[Third Doctor]]
 
* [[Third Doctor]]
 
* [[Liz Shaw]]
 
* [[Liz Shaw]]
* [[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart|Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart]]
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* [[Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart]]
* [[John Benton|Sergeant Benton]]
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* [[John Benton]]
* [[Mike Yates|Captain Mike Yates]]
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* [[Mike Yates]]
* [[Carol Bell|Corporal Bell]]
 
* [[James Munro|Captain Munroe]]
 
 
* [[Control (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Control]]
 
* [[Control (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Control]]
 
* [[Viscount]] [[Rose (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Rose]]
 
* [[Viscount]] [[Rose (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Rose]]
 
* [[Bob Franklin]]
 
* [[Bob Franklin]]
 
* [[Julia Franklin]]
 
* [[Julia Franklin]]
* [[Augustus Hayes|Major-General Hayes]]
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* Major-General [[Augustus Hayes]]
* [[Thomas Bruce (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Thomas Bruce]]
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* [[Thomas Bruce]]
 
* [[Arlo]]
 
* [[Arlo]]
 
* [[Mick Houghton]]
 
* [[Mick Houghton]]
 
* [[Valentina Shuskin]]
 
* [[Valentina Shuskin]]
 
* [[Brendan Trainor]]
 
* [[Brendan Trainor]]
* [[Sam (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Sam]]
 
* [[Zak Wigmore]]
 
* [[Mac (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Mac]]
 
* Private [[Harrison (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Harrison]]
 
* [[Bertram (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Bertram]]
 
* [[Boggs]]
 
* [[Gavin Hyde]]
 
* [[Fay Hardy]]
 
* [[John Gallagher]]
 
* [[Chris Hughes (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Chris Hughes]]
 
* Dr [[French (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|French]]
 
* [[Billy Donald]]
 
* [[Jill (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Jill]]
 
* Lieutenant [[David Carson (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|David Carson]]
 
* [[Claire (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Claire]]
 
* [[Scouse]]
 
* [[Saddest Moon]]
 
* [[Starchild]]
 
* [[Miller (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Miller]]
 
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* Yates and Benton visit a pub called the [[Rat and Parrot]].
 
 
 
=== The Doctor ===
 
=== The Doctor ===
* The Doctor says he was a prisoner of the [[French]] at [[Salamanca (city)|Salamanca]] in [[1812]]. He also claims to have met [[Puccini]] at [[Milan]].
 
* The Doctor drinks [[champagne]] at the [[Progressive Club]].
 
* The Doctor can speak [[Russian language|Russian]]. He also says he met [[Vladimir Lenin|Lenin]] in [[Petrograd]].
 
 
* The Doctor can perform a Time Lord rite called [[Soul Catching]]; however, he is not very good at it.
 
* The Doctor can perform a Time Lord rite called [[Soul Catching]]; however, he is not very good at it.
* The Doctor mentions [[Saturnian kung-fu]].
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* The Doctor notes that the Time Lords have erased at least some of his knowledge of Earth's future history, as well as his knowledge of how to repair the TARDIS.
 
 
=== Individuals ===
 
=== Individuals ===
* [[Thomas Bruce (The Devil Goblins from Neptune)|Thomas Bruce]] infiltrates UNIT HQ, claiming to be an American UNIT soldier named Bruce Davis.
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* [[Mike Yates]]' full name is Michael Alexander Raymond Yates.
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* [[Thomas Bruce]] infiltrates UNIT HQ, claiming to be an American UNIT soldier named Bruce Davis.
 
* The Brigadier can speak [[French language|French]].
 
* The Brigadier can speak [[French language|French]].
 
* [[Bernard Trainor]] is acquainted with [[Rachel Jensen]] and [[Ian Chesterton]].
 
* [[Bernard Trainor]] is acquainted with [[Rachel Jensen]] and [[Ian Chesterton]].
* [[Gavin Hyde]] is Mark Wilson's housemate.
 
 
=== Television ===
 
* Julia Franklin mentions ''[[Thirty Minute Theatre]]''.
 
* French references ''[[Dixon of Dock Green]]''.
 
* While in [[hospital]], Benton remembers a scene from ''[[Steptoe and Son]]''.
 
   
 
=== United Nations Intelligence Taskforce ===
 
=== United Nations Intelligence Taskforce ===
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* The Doctor tells Benton that he has met the [[Arthur Wellesley|Duke of Wellington]] and [[Napoléon Bonaparte]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[World Game (novel)|World Game]]''; [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Mother Russia (audio story)|Mother Russia]]'')
 
* The Doctor tells Benton that he has met the [[Arthur Wellesley|Duke of Wellington]] and [[Napoléon Bonaparte]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[World Game (novel)|World Game]]''; [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Mother Russia (audio story)|Mother Russia]]'')
 
* The Doctor refers to [[Quinnis]] in the [[fourth universe]], where he trained as a [[ninja]]. Quinnis was the final planet visited by the [[First Doctor]] and his granddaughter [[Susan Foreman]] before [[The Doctor's TARDIS|the TARDIS]] [[Dematerialisation circuit|materialised]] in [[London]] in [[1963]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Edge of Destruction (TV story)|The Edge of Destruction]]''; [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Quinnis (audio story)|Quinnis]]'')
 
* The Doctor refers to [[Quinnis]] in the [[fourth universe]], where he trained as a [[ninja]]. Quinnis was the final planet visited by the [[First Doctor]] and his granddaughter [[Susan Foreman]] before [[The Doctor's TARDIS|the TARDIS]] [[Dematerialisation circuit|materialised]] in [[London]] in [[1963]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Edge of Destruction (TV story)|The Edge of Destruction]]''; [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Quinnis (audio story)|Quinnis]]'')
* The Doctor, the Brigadier and Control all refer to [[International Electromatics]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Invasion (TV story)|The Invasion]]'')
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* The Doctor and the Brigadier both refer to [[International Electromatics]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Invasion (TV story)|The Invasion]]'')
* Brendan Trainor mentions [[Rachel Jensen]] ([[TV]]: ''[[Remembrance of the Daleks (TV story)|Remembrance of the Daleks]]''). The Doctor talks to Trainor at a party about the Cyber invasion ([[TV]]: ''[[The Invasion (TV story)|The Invasion]]''), the [[Eocene]] crisis ([[TV]]: ''[[Doctor Who and the Silurians]]'') and the aborted [[Inferno Project]] ([[TV]]: ''[[Inferno (TV story)|Inferno]]''). [[Ian Chesterton]] tells Trainor to ask the Doctor about [[Vortis]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Web Planet (TV story)|The Web Planet]]'')
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* Brendan Trainor mentions [[Rachel Jensen]] ([[TV]]: ''[[Remembrance of the Daleks (TV story)|Remembrance of the Daleks]]'') The Doctor talks to Trainor at a party about the Cyber invasion ([[TV]]: ''[[The Invasion (TV story)|The Invasion]]''), the [[Eocene]] crisis ([[TV]]: ''[[Doctor Who and the Silurians]]''), and the aborted [[Inferno Project]] ([[TV]]: ''[[Inferno (TV story)|Inferno]]''). Ian Chesterton tells Trainor to ask the Doctor about [[Vortis]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Web Planet (TV story)|The Web Planet]]'')
* Control mentions Sir [[Reginald Styles]] ([[TV]]: ''[[Day of the Daleks (TV story)|Day of the Daleks]]'') and Senator [[Alcott]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Mind of Evil (TV story)|The Mind of Evil]]'')
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* The Brigadier mentions [[Jimmy Turner|Major Jimmy Turner]] ([[TV]]: ''[[The Invasion (TV story)|The Invasion]]'') and [[Alex Cosworth|Major Cosworth]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Mind of Evil (TV story)|The Mind of Evil]]'')
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* The Brigadier mentions [[Jimmy Turner|Major Jimmy Turner]] ([[TV]]: ''[[The Invasion (TV story)|The Invasion]]'') and [[Cosworth|Major Cosworth]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Mind of Evil (TV story)|The Mind of Evil]]'')
   
 
== Footnotes ==
 
== Footnotes ==
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* [http://mysite.science.uottawa.ca/rsmith43/cloister/devil.htm The Cloister Library: '''The Devil Goblins from Neptune''']
 
* [http://mysite.science.uottawa.ca/rsmith43/cloister/devil.htm The Cloister Library: '''The Devil Goblins from Neptune''']
   
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20050406224906/http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/news/drwho/2004/09/23/14437.shtml Interview: Devil Goblins from Neptune.]
 
 
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