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First of all: Trevor Baxter, aka Professor George Litefoot of Jago & Litefoot, passed away today.

I fell in love with the character when I was a kid.

My mother held him up as an example of truly good manners. There's a great moment in Talons of Weng-Chiang when he's sharing his table with Leela, and she picks up a joint of meat with her hands and bites into it like a barbarian. There's a split second of horror in his face, but he blinks, hides it, and instead of shaming his guest resolutely puts down his knife and fork and follows suit, picking up his own meat with his hands. Because the polite thing is to make guests feel welcome.



I don't know if that was in the script or Trevor Baxter improvving, but Litefoot was clearly very close to his heart, and he's had a ball the last nine years recording thirteen series!!! of Jago and Litefoot in his old age. Big Finish has a nice bio and tributes to him from fellow actors here.

Also, if you haven't heard it, the March Short Trip was the Tenth Doctor stopping by to visit Prof. Litefoot, and the trailer contains a truly moving clip that captures the essence of both Litefoot and the Doctor. It's quick; give a listen. It's probably the last thing Baxter ever recorded.

I drew a portrait of him (above) for my daily practice. I've been posting 1 hour sketches for about a week now, mostly Doctor Who companions.

As for the big news...

fanart and thoughts about new Doctor )
mikogalatea: Shiina from Narutaru, happily hugging a typically gormless Hoshimaru. (Shiina and Hoshimaru)
New stuff that started this season:

*Made in Abyss
*Love and Lies
*Princess Principal

Stuff continuing from the previous season:

*Re:CREATORS
*My Hero Academia S2
*Sakura Quest

Incidentally, the other shows I watched last season were Attack on Titan S2 and Anonymous Noise. I still need to watch the last two episodes of AoT, actually. >>;
mikogalatea: Mahiru and Hiyoko from Dangan Ronpa 3, happily kneeling before some blue flowers. (Hiyoko/Mahiru)
Character headcanon meme borrowed from [personal profile] cypsiman2:

Send me the name of a character and I will tell you my:

1: sexuality headcanon
2: otp
3: brotp
4: notp
5: first headcanon that pops into my head
6: one way in which I relate to this character
7: thing that gives me second hand embarrassment about this character
8: cinnamon roll or problematic fave?

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