If you have The Doctor and his companions, you will of course needs some adversaries. Another shorter adult Slitheen appeared in the 2009 "From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love", masquerading as a galactic diplomat in an attempt to steal Sarah Jane's robot dog K-9. Doctor Who — Series 1, World War Three. The Slitheen space ship from "Aliens of London" was also seen in a flashback in the same episode. The Slitheen first appeared in the 2005 series episodes "Aliens of London" and "World War Three", and subsequently recur in later episodes of both Doctor Who and spin-off series The Sarah Jane Adventures. The Slitheen disguise themselves by fitting into the skins of their victims, using compression fields created by a collar worn around their necks to squeeze their huge size into a slightly smaller space. Examples include the names Blon Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen, and Jocrassa Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen. Ecclestone makes the best of some average material and Rose seems non-existent for the first part. This can also be caused by over-eating. The Slitheen are a fictional family of massive, bipedal extraterrestrials from the British science fiction television series Doctor Who and are adversaries of the Ninth Doctor and later Sarah Jane Smith. The exchange of gases that compression entails also builds up within the acquired skin, causing very loud flatulence in humans (the expelled gas smells like bad breath, which the Doctor noted was a form of calcium decay—though, in reality, bacteria that cause tooth decay are different from those that cause bad breath). The Slitheen figure is particularly impressive with it huge claw-like hands and menacing look (love the little teeth!). A break between fx shots. (TV: Boom Town) In a Slitheen family tradition, she hatched from her egg buried deep underground in a cave, alone and with no food or light, and had to burrow her own way out to survive. Read more. The Doctor returns Rose to her own time - well, sort of - but her family reunion is ruined when a spaceship crashes in the middle of London. This side-effect is also overcome by the newer technology in The Lost Boy. A member of the Slitheen was captured by the Graske in the mini-episode "Attack of the Graske". Rose accused the Doctor (after his regeneration into the Tenth Doctor) of being a Slitheen in disguise in the 2005 Children in Need mini-episode and the Doctor makes a passing reference to the Slitheen and their skin-suits in "The Runaway Bride". In "Dalek", a stuffed Raxacoricofallapatorian arm was among a collection of alien artifacts owned by American billionaire Henry van Statten in the year 2012. This is a bit less mature and impressive than the best episodes but is quite an entertaining adventure. They are surrounded by soldiers and … Mickey joins the Doctor, Rose, and Jack for lunch. Doctor Who - Fury From The Deep [DVD] [2020] BBC Amazon. The Slitheen are mentioned in the audio book Wraith World, when Clyde Langer remarks he cannot understand why Luke and Rani would want to read about made up adventures, when they have faced Slitheen. Known methods of delivery include a poisoned dart that is formed in the finger and then fired, and exhalation of poisoned breath. The Slitheen returned in The Lost Boy where, using the newer compression technology, two Slitheen named Dax and Bloorm posed as Luke's 'real' parents Jay and Heidi Stafford. The Slitheen had not actually given up business, and were in conflict with a more influential family, the Blathereen. With Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, David Verrey, Camille Coduri. When the Doctor and Rose defeat an attempted Blathereen takeover of the system, the Slitheen are pleased to see they can once again become the profit-holders of their race. Using the audio of every audio producing device in the vicinity, Mr Smith triggers a sound in the attic. In The Sarah Jane Adventures episode The Gift, members of the Slitheen-Blathereen family group are seen to have orange skin. In the intervening six months, "Blaine" was elected as Lord Mayor of Cardiff and planned to leave Earth by using the energy from a new nuclear power station to interact with the Cardiff Rift, unconcerned that the planet would be destroyed in the process. On 25 December 2006, Jackie Tyler briefly suspected that the Third Doctor, Jo Grant and Mike Yates were Slitheen. The Ninth Doctor lands the TARDIS in Cardiff, using the energy of the Cardiff Rift to recharge the engines of the time machine. In the later novel, The Last Dodo, when the Doctor is asked if he has ever had a dream, he claims to have a recurring one in which a Slitheen on a rocking horse chases him. When the Doctor returns to Rose, Jackie discovers the truth about the Doctor and the TARDIS, and calls it in. It's hard work being a Slitheen. Directed by Alice Troughton. Members of the Slitheen family have green skin, though there is variation in the skin tone of other Raxacoricofallapatorian families. BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. The acidity of the solution is formulated to dissolve the skin, allowing the internal organs to drop into the liquid while the condemned is still alive, reducing them to "soup" in a slow and painful death. In the 2006 series episode "Love & Monsters", an alien called the Abzorbaloff, whose natural form is similar to that of the Slitheen, claims to be from Raxacoricofallapatorius's twin planet Clom. One of the Raxacoricofallapatorian methods of execution is the lowering of the condemned into a cauldron of acetic acid, which is then heated to boiling. The Slitheen are also briefly referenced by the Doctor in the same novel while speaking to a member of the Cynrog about hiding under human-like skinsuits. Female Raxacoricofallapatorians can produce poisons within their bodies to use against their enemies. When the Slitheen are in their skin suits they break wind loudly; they call this the gas exchange. Their intent was to instigate World War III and sell the radioactive remains of Earth to a depressed galactic economy as fuel for interstellar spacecraft. The Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack Harkness are joined by Mickey Smith, Rose's boyfriend. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Votes: 5,775 The Blathereen were mentioned again in the Sarah Jane adventures episode Revenge of the Slitheen. Initially the compression ratio was limited, so the disguises tended to be obese people. When they first appeared in "Aliens of London" (set in 2006), the Pasameer-Day branch of the Slitheen had been in Great Britain for some time, having infiltrated various levels of British society, from community leaders and military personnel to mid-level politicians and government officials. (AUDIO: Sync) Blon had at least two brothers, Jocrassa Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen as well as another. Directed by Joe Ahearne. After Commander Glune was killed by Maria Jackson, Luke Smith was able to trick the Slitheen into resetting their machinery, which then malfunctioned and exploded. They are big green monsters who will stop at nothing to make money. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. Disguised by skin suits, the Doctor nevertheless got wind of their evil scheme to destroy the Earth. They are also convicted on their home world, not willing to return to their planet due to a death sentence. It is mentioned that the Judoon have begun to force out the Slitheen, and the various other families have been working against them. Before the Slitheen could receive the launch codes, the Ninth Doctor arranged for a Harpoon missile to demolish 10 Downing Street, ending the scheme and killing all but one of them who managed to escape through an emergency teleport. The first in the two-part story of the Slitheen was the most poorly received episode in the revived first season of Doctor Who.A few interesting ideas are at play at first, with Rose’s disappearance for an entire year kicking things off, before a modified pig driving a ship into Big Ben creates yet more mystery. The scribbled words by the drawing note that "it's always for money." The Doctor uses the information to determine that the Slitheen ship is presently in the North Sea transmitting a signal. The Slitheen are a crime family from the planet Raxacoricofallapatorius. £13.99 Pre-Order Now. Harriet Jones was slightly annoying to begin with and this was a theme until the second part where she found a bit more of a backbone. Director: Keith Boak | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, David Verrey, Camille Coduri. They discover that vinegar will kill the Slitheen so, armed with vinegar bottles, they return to the school and destroy the three adult Slitheen and their machine. The Doctor Who website features a segment called Captain Jack's Monster Files, narrated by John Barrowman, which provides information about alien species. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so. The Slitheen secretly celebrate luring the humans into their plan, but are unaware of their conversation being witnessed by Harriet Jones. Two of the remaining Slitheen were killed, and the others escaped, including Korst, the first child Slitheen to appear. This causes the Slitheen to pass gas and, through the subsequent vibration, cause their stomach's to explode. Though the Slitheen do not appear in "The Time of the Doctor", the Doctor mentions them as among the forces gathered around Trenzalore. They have a highly developed sense of smell, able to track a single target across a few city blocks, smell adrenaline and hormones in people, and can sense if one of their own dies. Read more. They were under the command of Korst from Revenge of the Slitheen, who planned to avenge the deaths of his family. One of the factors that helped the Doctor determine the home planet of the Slitheen was the fact that they had a hyphenated surname. The Slitheen appeared in the New Series Adventures novel The Monsters Inside by Stephen Cole. What is the origin of the spaceship, and where has the Prime Minister gone in this time of crisis? Actress Georgia Moffett, daughter of Fifth Doctor actor Peter Davison and who would later appear as the title role in the fourth series episode "The Doctor's Daughter", also auditioned for the role. 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