Dalek


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Dalek

(ˈdɑːlɛk)
n
any of a set of fictional robot-like creations that are aggressive, mobile, and produce rasping staccato speech
[C20: from a children's television series, Dr Who]
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Dalek onscreen debut is 'greatest sci-fi moment' The Daleks' onscreen debut has been named the greatest sci-fi television moment of all time.
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Up for sale at the Lichfield auction is a life-sized Dalek and an incredibly rare 1965 Dalek playsuit going for a Tardiscount price of around PS150.
A DALEK has sold at auction for PS32,000 after the owner's wife said she could no longer bear to see it in the living room.
On their quest to retrieve the Orb of Fates, children are encouraged to become a live Dalek, shoot a Cyberman, then drop the drawbridge, before attempting to tackle the devious Dalek maze as part of the BBC's Doctor and the Dalek game.
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A Dalek fleet surrounds a lone rebel ship, and only the Doctor, (Peter Capaldi, pictured right) can help.
Who made us scared of the Daleks? Former Hancock writer Terry Nation took the first Doctor Who to the Dalek homeworld of Skaro and they have been screaming "Exterminate" at the Time Lord and his companions ever since.
"I went to Madam Tussauds when I was little and there was a Dalek in the middle of a walkway you had to walk through and I was hysterical.
By 1964, pop group the Go Goes had recorded a single called I'm Gonna Have A Dalek For Christmas and the following year the alien robots even headed to the Cannes Film Festival, via Dover, in a lorry to promote the movie Doctor Who And The Daleks.
But when our glorious leader Mehboob Khan was visiting the BBC earlier this week he couldn't resist a photo opp - with a Dalek.