R.I.P. Sarah Jane Smith (Lis Sladen)

Sad news from London tonight, as international news organizations including the BBC announce that actress Elisabeth Sladen, best known among the preternatural community as Sarah Jane Smith from Doctor Who and CBBC’s Sarah Jane Adventures has lost her battle with cancer at 63.

Companion to the Third (John Pertwee) and Fourth (Tom Baker) Doctors and a featured friend of the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors. She also appeared in the feature-length Doctor Who episode The Five Doctors with all of the first 5 Doctors.

Rest in Peace, Sarah Jane, the Earth has lost a great treasure and the Universe has lost a wonderful friend.

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