Category Archives: Deep Breath

“It’s not real, of course.”

A common theme in Doctor Who is that no matter how  public and wide spread the existence of aliens and other strange elements the status quo is maintained. Within a few months they are always written off as a hoax, … Continue reading

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“Dinosaurs were mostly this size.”

At some point between Trenzalore and Victorian London the TARDIS was swallowed by a giant dinosaur, resembling a tyrannosaurs rex. This beast was accidentally deposited on Earth in ‘Deep Breath’. Its size is mentioned by both Jenny and the Doctor … Continue reading

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“Is it still the same broom? Answer? No, of course it isn’t.”

In ‘Deep Breath’ the Doctor encounters a droid that has replaced so many parts of itself with both organic and inorganic parts that there is almost nothing left of the original. He highlights this with an analogy of a broom … Continue reading

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“Probably best to stay out of the larder. It’ll get a bit noisy in there later.”

Since ‘A Good Man Goes To War’ Madam Vastra has been portrayed as one of the Doctors closest allies. She is still a Silurian, first encountered by the Doctor slaughtering tunnel workers and commuters. Although married to her human, Jenny, … Continue reading

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“Hello, hello rubbish robots from the dawn of time.”

‘Deep Breath’ is a tangential sequel to ‘The Girl In The Fireplace’. At some point the 51st century ship SS Marie Antoinette (sister ship to the SS Madame de Pompadour) travels back in time to at least the age of … Continue reading

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“He trusted you. Are you judging him?”

‘Deep Breath’, written by Steven Moffat, tackles the tricky post-regeneration story by focusing on both Clara and the Doctor attempting to understand who this new incarnation is. Madame Vestra, Jenny and Strax are on hand to aide the transition with … Continue reading

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