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In the fifth episode of the most recent series of Doctor Who, the alien warrior race the Mire were defeated by the power of ‘Yakety Sax’, famous for its many appearances in The Benny Hill Show. Here we see the opening of the 1982 Doctor Who serial ‘Castrovalva’ given the Benny Hill treatment by Clayton Hickman and Gareth Roberts. The scene begins with the Fourth Doctor having just regenerated into the Fifth. One wonders whether the Sixth Doctor’s post-regeneration crisis in ‘The Twin Dilemma’ might be likewise improved — or perhaps seeing the Doctor attempt to strangle his companion to death while dressed like a clown is always going to be disturbing, no matter what the soundtrack