Monthly Archives: February 2014

“The entire Human Race is gonna be torn down and rebuilt in the form of one terrified child looking for its mother, and nothing in the world can stop it!”

In ‘The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances’ the Doctor learns that the release of Chula nanogenes have mistakenly used the mangled, body of a boy wearing a gas mask as a template for reconstruction. For a moment he doesn’t see a … Continue reading

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“I only take the best. I’ve got Rose.”

One of the 9th Doctors’ missteps for me was his treatment of Adam in ‘The Long Game’. Picked up during ‘Dalek’ the Doctor rejects him as a companion because he tried to send knowledge of future into the past, to … Continue reading

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“I am a soldier. I was bred to receive orders.”

In ‘Dalek’ the last remaining member of the titular species realises that it is the last. Its most pressing concern is where it will now receive its orders. It actually asks the Doctor what is should do now. The Doctor … Continue reading

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“If someone’s collecting aliens, that makes you Exhibit A.”

It isn’t just the Dalek that gets to enjoy Van Statten’s hospitality in ‘Dalek’. The Doctor is stripped, chained and examined. If not for the more pressing issue of the Dalek he might have ended up a permanent exhibit, locked … Continue reading

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