Similar to the news about countries around the world setting drones loose to scold citizens who aren’t staying indoors, some inventive goofballs in England let a Dalek roll down the block while it barked commands at humans, promoting self-isolation.
Posted by the Sanford Police Twitter account, which isn’t a real police account (as that’s the name of the town in Edgar Wright’s Hot Fuzz), these lads are here for “s***s and giggles.” And giggles they indeed get as this roving cyborg alien from Doctor Who has a lot on its mind when it comes to staying put in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Take a look…
— Sandford Police (@Sandford_Police) April 3, 2020
The demands are harsh, but simple. “All humans must keep indoors. All humans will self isolate. By order of the daleks.”
While we’re own the subject of Doctor Who, check out this “emergency transmission” from the BBC featuring Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Other celebrities are trying their best to entertain fans from home too, like Patrick Stewart, who read Shakespeare sonnets online.