History Literature / MrMen

21st May '17 1:29:26 PM 793ws
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** Mr. Uppity is rude to everyone he meets, resulting in everyone calling him "Miserable Old Uppity", he grows out of it after meeting a goblin who punishes him by making him shrink every time he's rude to somebody.
15th May '17 8:11:37 PM Segal991
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* {{Jerkass}}: Mr. Mean doesn't like to help others, is generally rude, and is dishonest. He gets better after his body parts turn into vegetables every time he does something mean..


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* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: Little Miss Scary.
14th May '17 12:32:21 PM Sapphirea2
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* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: Dr. Twelfth knows that this is what Missy's usually up to, but he has to figure out exactly how jewel heists factor into her current scheme...



** Dr. Twelfth: Sunglasses.
* ImagineSpot: The Twelfth Doctor spends a few pages of his story wondering why Missy is stealing jewels (to use as Christmas presents, to open a shop, to buy a yacht...).

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** Dr. Twelfth: Sunglasses.
Sonic sunglasses.
* ImagineSpot: The Twelfth Doctor spends a few pages of his story wondering why Missy is stealing jewels (to use as Christmas presents, to open a shop, to buy a yacht...).) when she's usually trying to cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt -- whereupon he realizes she ''is'' trying to cause that.
14th May '17 12:21:31 PM Sapphirea2
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* IShallTauntYou: Missy constantly taunts Dr. Twelfth for being "old and slow" during TheChase. This figures into her EvilPlan in that [[spoiler: goading him into trying to catch her is a way of distracting him from noticing she's leaving Cybermats in her wake]].
14th May '17 12:16:46 PM Sapphirea2
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* AnimatedAdaptation: To promote the first wave of books, ''Dr. Twelfth'' was adapted into [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSmKk2eCfu0 a ''Reading Rainbow''-esque short]] narrated by Michelle Gomez, the actress who plays Missy.

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* AnimatedAdaptation: To promote the first wave of books, ''Dr. Twelfth'' was adapted into a LimitedAnimation [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSmKk2eCfu0 a ''Reading Rainbow''-esque storybook short]] narrated read by Michelle Gomez, the actress who plays Missy.
14th May '17 12:14:54 PM Sapphirea2
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** Because it's adapting a long-running TV show that invokes this trope, the ''Series/DoctorWho'' mashup line will qualify on its own, with all twelve Doctors, Susan Foreman, Sarah Jane Smith, River Song, Missy, the Cybermen, and the Daleks already set for appearances!

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** Because it's adapting a long-running TV show that invokes this trope, the ''Series/DoctorWho'' mashup line will qualify qualifies on its own, with all twelve Doctors, Susan Foreman, Sarah Jane Smith, River Song, Missy, and a bevy of villains in the Cybermen, and the Daleks already set for appearances!first four books alone.



* ProtagonistTitle: All of them get one, which doubles as ADayInTheLimelight for each..

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* ProtagonistTitle: All of them get one, which doubles as ADayInTheLimelight for each..each.



* AlliterativeName: Dale the Dalek (actual name Z403), he of the underpowered energy ray, in ''Dr. Fourth''.
* AnimatedAdaptation: To promote the first wave of books, ''Dr. Twelfth'' was adapted into [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSmKk2eCfu0 a ''Reading Rainbow''-esque short]] narrated by Michelle Gomez, the actress who plays Missy.



* TheChase: ''Dr. Twelfth'' is built on this, as he pursues Missy across Earth's history (Ancient Egypt, London, Japan, TheWildWest, France, prehistoric times) hoping to stop her jewel thefts. He finally catches her after [[spoiler: he gives up chasing her to check the previous locations and foils her ''actual'' evil plot in the process]].

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* TheChase: ''Dr. Twelfth'' is built The premise of two of the books.
** Dr. Fourth and Sarah Jane Smith are
on this, the run from Daleks in what turns out to be a [[spoiler: Stable Time Loop, as he they're collecting the items that they will go on to set up for their earlier selves to use]].
** Dr. Twelfth
pursues Missy across Earth's history (Ancient Egypt, (Egypt, London, Japan, Russia, TheWildWest, France, prehistoric times) Stone Age) hoping to stop her jewel thefts. He finally catches her after [[spoiler: he gives up chasing her to check the previous locations and foils her ''actual'' evil plot in the process]].



* LighterAndSofter: While ''Series/DoctorWho'' has long been handled as a children's (in its original 1963-89 run) or family show (2005-onwards), it's rarely shied away from violent action, suspense, and outright horror elements. By design, this series presents a cuddlier version of the various heroes and villains.

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* LighterAndSofter: While ''Series/DoctorWho'' has long been handled as a children's (in its original 1963-89 run) or family show (2005-onwards), it's rarely shied away from violent action, suspense, and outright horror elements. By design, this series presents a cuddlier version of the various heroes and villains.villains, though there's a lot of deadly peril in each one.
* LongList: Discussed in ''Dr. Fourth'': "In fact, the list of things Daleks can't do is long, but not as long as the list of things that Daleks don't like."
29th Apr '17 12:54:17 PM Sapphirea2
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* DeathCourse: The Doctor and River Song have to traverse one ''for the second time that day'' in ''Dr. Twelfth'' to retrieve a MacGuffin. They have to climb up a rope ladder to escape Zygons, swing over Silurians brandishing lasers, brave a room full of Weeping Angels, wade through a pit full of snakes, and escape a GiantSpider.

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* DeathCourse: The Doctor and River Song have to traverse one ''for '''for the second time that day'' day''' in ''Dr. Twelfth'' Eleventh'' to retrieve a MacGuffin. They have to climb up a rope ladder to escape Zygons, swing over Silurians brandishing lasers, brave a room full of Weeping Angels, wade through a pit full of snakes, and escape a GiantSpider.
29th Apr '17 12:52:58 PM Sapphirea2
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* UnexpectedCharacter: [[spoiler: Cybermats]] in ''Dr. Twelfth'', which factor into TheReveal.
29th Apr '17 12:51:50 PM Sapphirea2
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* DeathCourse: The Doctor and River Song have to traverse one ''for the second time that day'' in ''Dr. Twelfth'' to retrieve a MacGuffin. They have to climb up a rope ladder to escape Zygons, swing over Silurians brandishing lasers, brave a room full of Weeping Angels, wade through a pit full of snakes, and escape a GiantSpider.
29th Apr '17 12:44:57 PM Sapphirea2
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* TheChase: ''Dr. Twelfth'' is built on this, as he pursues Missy across Earth's history (Ancient Egypt, London, Japan, TheWildWest, France, prehistoric times) hoping to stop her jewel thefts. He finally catches her after [[spoiler: he gives up chasing her to check the previous locations and foils her ''actual'' evil plot in the process]].


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* EvilPlan: Missy's in ''Dr. Twelfth'' involves [[spoiler: seeding Cybermats throughout Earth's history]]. After the Doctor foils her, she wants a chance to explain exactly what this was going to accomplish, but since it's no longer an issue (and he's ''really'' hungry), he tells her he doesn't want to hear it and just leaves, much to her disappointment.
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