History Recap / DoctorWhoNSS1E1Rose

13th May '14 9:37:59 AM StFan
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[[caption-width-right:350:The ''Doctor Who'' drought ends the day a blonde beauty's adventure begins.]]
->'''Doctor:''' I'm the Doctor, by the way. What's your name?\\
'''Rose:''' Rose.\\
'''Doctor:''' Nice to meet you, Rose. Run for your life!

Meet everygirl [[Music/BilliePiper Rose Tyler]]: she has an overprotective mum, a dead dad, a nice, but aimless boyfriend, and a dead-end job in a department store. In short, ThisLoserIsYou, only probably a bit prettier.

One evening, after her workplace closes, Rose is asked to hand lottery money to the chief electrician, Wilson. Unable to find him, she gets mysteriously locked in a room full of mannequins, which hang around being creepy and then attack. Rose is backed up to a wall, facing death by mannequin, when her hand is grabbed by a stranger who yells "RUN!" and we're into the first chase of the new series.

It ends sort of abruptly when the pair make it into a lift, followed so closely by a mannequin that the stranger ("the Doctor"; it's not like no one saw it coming) can pull one of its plastic arms off. Rose's reasoning skills impress the Doctor enough that he asks her her name, introduces himself as the Doctor, and advises Rose to run like hell before the bomb he's going to plant goes off.

Rose happily obliges. The building goes up in flames and she's out of a job and thoroughly confused. She goes back home, where her mum Jackie is enjoying the excitement perhaps a little too much: phoning everyone, assuring them she's still alive, and trying to get Rose interviews, preferably well-paid ones. Rose is understandably angry. Boyfriend Mickey turns up, and tries to take his almost-dead girlfriend out to the pub, ostensibly to comfort her, but really so he can watch football. Rose asks him to get rid of the arm. Mickey chucks it in some random bin and calls it a night. It's not really his fault -- it's only the series premiere, so he hasn't learned that random alien weirdness should be stomped into bits, [[KillItWithFire set on fire]], and the ashes stomped into bits just in case.

Next morning, Rose doesn't have a job to go to, which is why she's home when the Doctor -- having traced the plastic arm to her flat -- turns up. The Doctor talks to Rose and gets attacked by the plastic arm, which managed to find its way back in. Rose thinks he's kidding, until it tries to kill her.

Rose and the Doctor escape and start [[ContemplateOurNavels contemplating their navels]]. Apparently the plastic people want to take over the world. They make puns. The Doctor leaves in the TARDIS -- the "mysterious blue box"; the audience is not meant to know what it is yet.

Rose goes to Mickey's house and hops on the Internet. With quite possibly the worst Google-fu seen in modern TV history (starting with the word "Doctor" and looking surprised when [[http://search-wise.net/ totally-not-Google]] gives her actual doctors), she tries to find information and eventually stumbles across some random conspiracy-theory website run by some random guy.[[note]]Ironically, in the real world, typing "Doctor" in Google gives relevant results right away, starting with the second link.[[/note]] Then she dragoons Mickey into driving her over to conspiracy theory guy's place, where they discover that he's pretty normal -- even has a wife and kids. He tells Rose all sorts of things that we know to be true, but naturally Rose doesn't believe him, and she bails at the first opportunity.

Meanwhile, Mickey has been eaten by a plastic wheelie bin, which spits out a plastic copy of him. They drive to a pizza place, badly.

They eat. The fake Mickey is obsessed with the Doctor, and keeps repeating the same words, babe, sugar, baby, sweetheart. The Doctor tracks them down and causes the fake Mickey to fall apart. They escape into the TARDIS, which has had a hell of a makeover. The Doctor tries to fly to plastic people headquarters, but fails. He and Rose have a half-angry half-curious all-expository argument. They discover that the base is under the London Eye[[note]]A massive ferris wheel, for those not in the know[[/note]]. They go down and see the plastic controller, which they call the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E1SpearheadFromSpace Nestene Consciousness.]] The real Mickey's there, freaking out. The Doctor tries to talk Nestene out of it; Nestene discovers the anti-plastic the Doctor has, goes crazy and activates all the plastic people. Jackie, who's out shopping, is attacked by evil plastic robot brides. Conspiracy man presumably gets killed, after having had all his theories confirmed.

Rose uses her halfway decent gymnastics skills to knock a plastic person into Nestene, which also sprinkles it with the anti-plastic it took from the Doctor. It dies. The plastic people give up and the Doctor, Rose and Mickey escape in the TARDIS. The base goes up in flames.

They arrive near home. Mickey goes into pseudo-PTSD. The Doctor offers to take Rose on his travels. She declines. He vanishes. Then he appears again and says "Did I mention, it also travels in time?" That's right, a ''Series/{{Columbo}}'' moment from across time and space.

Rose gives Mickey a kiss and this goodbye:

->'''Rose:''' Thanks.\\
'''Mickey:''' Thanks for what?\\
'''Rose:''' Exactly.

And leaving her boyfriend in sadness and depression, she leaves to have happy-go-lucky adventures with Creator/ChristopherEccleston.

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!!Tropes:

* ArmCannon: The Autons have this with those wonderful unfolding hands of theirs.
* TheAtoner: The default state for the Ninth Doctor, brought to the forefront here by his guilt over not having saved the Nestene's planet--among countless others.
* BackgroundHalo: The Doctor with the London Eye behind him.
* BackhandedCompliment: Just before she runs off with The Doctor, Rose tells Mickey thanks. When he confusedly asks what for, she responds with a simple "exactly". [[WhatTheHellHero Basically calling him useless right to his face]].
* CallBack: Clive shows Rose a photo of the Doctor in the crowd at the [[WhoShotJFK Kennedy assassination]]. The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E1AnUnearthlyChild first ever episode]] of ''Series/DoctorWho'' was broadcast in Britain on November 23rd 1963, the day after the assassination.
* CelibateHero: Lampshaded when the Doctor points out to Rose's mum that nothing is going to happen. The scene was probably put in there to avert fan worries over the countless HeIsNotMyBoyfriend moments to come.
* ChangedMyJumper: In however long the period was between the Ninth Doctor's regeneration to this episode, the Doctor ditched the ClassyCravat and trousers in favor of basic black jeans and jumper, although Nine takes a look at his features in a mirror in Rose's flat, suggesting that it happened recently.
** Accordingly, the TARDIS changed as well, dumping the classic roundels while retaining the coral struts that would become identified with Nine's console room.
* ChekhovsGun: The London Eye appears for a split second near the beginning.
* ComeWithMeIfYouWantToLive: The Doctor first meets Rose this way.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: In one word, Christopher Eccleston does a fair job of summarising the entire show.
* FanficMagnet: According to the fandom, the Doctor did quite a lot of things in the six seconds before he came back to ''Columbo''fy Rose.
** This is confirmed in e-book The Beast of Babylon.
* {{Foreshadowing}}
** When Nine grabs Rose's hand, his first word -- in fact the first thing the Doctor has said on TV in nine years: "Run!"
** Used to assure Rose that [[TheNthDoctor Ten]] is still the Doctor after he regenerates.
** Bonus points, considering one of the distinguishing characteristics of the new series is how much running they do.
-->'''Donna:''' Seriously, there's just a ridiculous amount of running.
** In fact, [[Recap/DoctorWhoNSS3E12TheSoundOfDrums at one point]] that's literally all the Doctor and Company ''can'' do.
** Still used regularly. What Nine and Ten said to reassure, Eleven uses to threaten.
** A [[GreatOffscreenWar 'war']] is mentioned, along with the fact that the Doctor fought in in.
* FreudianExcuse: The Nestene lost its protein planets in the Time War, and mentions "constitutional rights" as it explains its invasion plans to the Doctor.
* IncompatibleOrientation: When the Doctor is in Rose's living room, he looks at a tabloid and mutters, "Oh, won't last, he's gay and she's an alien."
* LosingYourHead: Auton!Mickey's head pops off, and he [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] the trope:
-->'''Mickey:''' Don't think that's gonna stop me...
* MurderousMannequin: A whole army of 'em.
* MythologyGag: Susan Foreman's birth name in the Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse is "Arkytior", which is Gallifreyan for "rose". The first Companions of both series were named Rose.
* NoodleIncident
** Precisely what the Doctor was doing at [[WhoShotJFK the Kennedy assassination]], [[StuffBlowingUp the eruption of Krakatoa]] and the day the ''Titanic'' set sail has never been explained, although the next episode does elaborate on the latter; apparently the Doctor ended up "clinging to an iceberg."
*** The Doctor mentions being at the eruption of Krakatoa in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E4Inferno Inferno]].
* NotUsingTheZWord: For some reason (probably to avoid losing those not familiar with the series proper), the Autons are not called such. They are referred to as Autons in the credits, however.
* OhCrap: The Doctor, upon realising that Auton!Mickey's head is melting, which will stop him from tracing the signal back to the Nestene Consciousness.
* PutOnABus: Rose's mother and boyfriend are simply left behind in 21st century London, with the Doctor's assurance that she can return to them mere minutes after she left if she wants to. ...it doesn't actually work out that way in the future episode, but on paper it's a perfectly plausible promise to make.
* RedHerringShirt: [[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2013/05/people-made-of-smoke-and-cities-made-of.html One interpretation]] of Mickey's role. The heroine's Muggle boyfriend who gets eaten by a [=CGI=] wheelie bin halfway through? No way we're seeing him again...
* SelfDeprecation: Eccleston pauses to crack a joke about his prominent ears. Easy to miss on first viewing.
* ShapedLikeItself:
-->'''Doctor:''' So it needs a transmitter to boost the signal.\\
'''Rose:''' What does it look like?\\
'''Doctor:''' Like a transmitter!
* ShutUpAndSaveMe: The Doctor is being attacked by a plastic hand. Rose continues talking to him while she's in the kitchen, and even when she walks into the room she initially thinks he's mucking about.
* SuperSpeedReading: "Mmm, sad ending."
* TechnicalPacifist: Rose suggests the Doctor just [[StatingTheSimpleSolution use the anti-plastic first thing.]] He insists on giving the Consciousness a chance to leave peacefully, starting a trend for the whole [=RTD=] era.
* ThereAreNoGirlsOnTheInternet:
-->'''Conspiracy Man's Wife:''' She's been reading the website about the Doctor, and she's a ''she''?
* UncannyValley: {{Invoked}} with Plastic-Mickey.
* WholePlotReference: The episode is essentially a compressed and modernized adaptation of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E1SpearheadFromSpace "Spearhead from Space"]] from Season 7, which introduced the Third Doctor.
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[[caption-width-right:350:The ''Doctor Who'' drought ends the day a blonde beauty's adventure begins.]]
->'''Doctor:''' I'm the Doctor, by the way. What's your name?\\
'''Rose:''' Rose.\\
'''Doctor:''' Nice to meet you, Rose. Run for your life!

Meet everygirl [[Music/BilliePiper Rose Tyler]]: she has an overprotective mum, a dead dad, a nice, but aimless boyfriend, and a dead-end job in a department store. In short, ThisLoserIsYou, only probably a bit prettier.

One evening, after her workplace closes, Rose is asked to hand lottery money to the chief electrician, Wilson. Unable to find him, she gets mysteriously locked in a room full of mannequins, which hang around being creepy and then attack. Rose is backed up to a wall, facing death by mannequin, when her hand is grabbed by a stranger who yells "RUN!" and we're into the first chase of the new series.

It ends sort of abruptly when the pair make it into a lift, followed so closely by a mannequin that the stranger ("the Doctor"; it's not like no one saw it coming) can pull one of its plastic arms off. Rose's reasoning skills impress the Doctor enough that he asks her her name, introduces himself as the Doctor, and advises Rose to run like hell before the bomb he's going to plant goes off.

Rose happily obliges. The building goes up in flames and she's out of a job and thoroughly confused. She goes back home, where her mum Jackie is enjoying the excitement perhaps a little too much: phoning everyone, assuring them she's still alive, and trying to get Rose interviews, preferably well-paid ones. Rose is understandably angry. Boyfriend Mickey turns up, and tries to take his almost-dead girlfriend out to the pub, ostensibly to comfort her, but really so he can watch football. Rose asks him to get rid of the arm. Mickey chucks it in some random bin and calls it a night. It's not really his fault -- it's only the series premiere, so he hasn't learned that random alien weirdness should be stomped into bits, [[KillItWithFire set on fire]], and the ashes stomped into bits just in case.

Next morning, Rose doesn't have a job to go to, which is why she's home when the Doctor -- having traced the plastic arm to her flat -- turns up. The Doctor talks to Rose and gets attacked by the plastic arm, which managed to find its way back in. Rose thinks he's kidding, until it tries to kill her.

Rose and the Doctor escape and start [[ContemplateOurNavels contemplating their navels]]. Apparently the plastic people want to take over the world. They make puns. The Doctor leaves in the TARDIS -- the "mysterious blue box"; the audience is not meant to know what it is yet.

Rose goes to Mickey's house and hops on the Internet. With quite possibly the worst Google-fu seen in modern TV history (starting with the word "Doctor" and looking surprised when [[http://search-wise.net/ totally-not-Google]] gives her actual doctors), she tries to find information and eventually stumbles across some random conspiracy-theory website run by some random guy.[[note]]Ironically, in the real world, typing "Doctor" in Google gives relevant results right away, starting with the second link.[[/note]] Then she dragoons Mickey into driving her over to conspiracy theory guy's place, where they discover that he's pretty normal -- even has a wife and kids. He tells Rose all sorts of things that we know to be true, but naturally Rose doesn't believe him, and she bails at the first opportunity.

Meanwhile, Mickey has been eaten by a plastic wheelie bin, which spits out a plastic copy of him. They drive to a pizza place, badly.

They eat. The fake Mickey is obsessed with the Doctor, and keeps repeating the same words, babe, sugar, baby, sweetheart. The Doctor tracks them down and causes the fake Mickey to fall apart. They escape into the TARDIS, which has had a hell of a makeover. The Doctor tries to fly to plastic people headquarters, but fails. He and Rose have a half-angry half-curious all-expository argument. They discover that the base is under the London Eye[[note]]A massive ferris wheel, for those not in the know[[/note]]. They go down and see the plastic controller, which they call the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E1SpearheadFromSpace Nestene Consciousness.]] The real Mickey's there, freaking out. The Doctor tries to talk Nestene out of it; Nestene discovers the anti-plastic the Doctor has, goes crazy and activates all the plastic people. Jackie, who's out shopping, is attacked by evil plastic robot brides. Conspiracy man presumably gets killed, after having had all his theories confirmed.

Rose uses her halfway decent gymnastics skills to knock a plastic person into Nestene, which also sprinkles it with the anti-plastic it took from the Doctor. It dies. The plastic people give up and the Doctor, Rose and Mickey escape in the TARDIS. The base goes up in flames.

They arrive near home. Mickey goes into pseudo-PTSD. The Doctor offers to take Rose on his travels. She declines. He vanishes. Then he appears again and says "Did I mention, it also travels in time?" That's right, a ''Series/{{Columbo}}'' moment from across time and space.

Rose gives Mickey a kiss and this goodbye:

->'''Rose:''' Thanks.\\
'''Mickey:''' Thanks for what?\\
'''Rose:''' Exactly.

And leaving her boyfriend in sadness and depression, she leaves to have happy-go-lucky adventures with Creator/ChristopherEccleston.

----
!!Tropes:

* ArmCannon: The Autons have this with those wonderful unfolding hands of theirs.
* TheAtoner: The default state for the Ninth Doctor, brought to the forefront here by his guilt over not having saved the Nestene's planet--among countless others.
* BackgroundHalo: The Doctor with the London Eye behind him.
* BackhandedCompliment: Just before she runs off with The Doctor, Rose tells Mickey thanks. When he confusedly asks what for, she responds with a simple "exactly". [[WhatTheHellHero Basically calling him useless right to his face]].
* CallBack: Clive shows Rose a photo of the Doctor in the crowd at the [[WhoShotJFK Kennedy assassination]]. The [[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E1AnUnearthlyChild first ever episode]] of ''Series/DoctorWho'' was broadcast in Britain on November 23rd 1963, the day after the assassination.
* CelibateHero: Lampshaded when the Doctor points out to Rose's mum that nothing is going to happen. The scene was probably put in there to avert fan worries over the countless HeIsNotMyBoyfriend moments to come.
* ChangedMyJumper: In however long the period was between the Ninth Doctor's regeneration to this episode, the Doctor ditched the ClassyCravat and trousers in favor of basic black jeans and jumper, although Nine takes a look at his features in a mirror in Rose's flat, suggesting that it happened recently.
** Accordingly, the TARDIS changed as well, dumping the classic roundels while retaining the coral struts that would become identified with Nine's console room.
* ChekhovsGun: The London Eye appears for a split second near the beginning.
* ComeWithMeIfYouWantToLive: The Doctor first meets Rose this way.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: In one word, Christopher Eccleston does a fair job of summarising the entire show.
* FanficMagnet: According to the fandom, the Doctor did quite a lot of things in the six seconds before he came back to ''Columbo''fy Rose.
** This is confirmed in e-book The Beast of Babylon.
* {{Foreshadowing}}
** When Nine grabs Rose's hand, his first word -- in fact the first thing the Doctor has said on TV in nine years: "Run!"
** Used to assure Rose that [[TheNthDoctor Ten]] is still the Doctor after he regenerates.
** Bonus points, considering one of the distinguishing characteristics of the new series is how much running they do.
-->'''Donna:''' Seriously, there's just a ridiculous amount of running.
** In fact, [[Recap/DoctorWhoNSS3E12TheSoundOfDrums at one point]] that's literally all the Doctor and Company ''can'' do.
** Still used regularly. What Nine and Ten said to reassure, Eleven uses to threaten.
** A [[GreatOffscreenWar 'war']] is mentioned, along with the fact that the Doctor fought in in.
* FreudianExcuse: The Nestene lost its protein planets in the Time War, and mentions "constitutional rights" as it explains its invasion plans to the Doctor.
* IncompatibleOrientation: When the Doctor is in Rose's living room, he looks at a tabloid and mutters, "Oh, won't last, he's gay and she's an alien."
* LosingYourHead: Auton!Mickey's head pops off, and he [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] the trope:
-->'''Mickey:''' Don't think that's gonna stop me...
* MurderousMannequin: A whole army of 'em.
* MythologyGag: Susan Foreman's birth name in the Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse is "Arkytior", which is Gallifreyan for "rose". The first Companions of both series were named Rose.
* NoodleIncident
** Precisely what the Doctor was doing at [[WhoShotJFK the Kennedy assassination]], [[StuffBlowingUp the eruption of Krakatoa]] and the day the ''Titanic'' set sail has never been explained, although the next episode does elaborate on the latter; apparently the Doctor ended up "clinging to an iceberg."
*** The Doctor mentions being at the eruption of Krakatoa in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E4Inferno Inferno]].
* NotUsingTheZWord: For some reason (probably to avoid losing those not familiar with the series proper), the Autons are not called such. They are referred to as Autons in the credits, however.
* OhCrap: The Doctor, upon realising that Auton!Mickey's head is melting, which will stop him from tracing the signal back to the Nestene Consciousness.
* PutOnABus: Rose's mother and boyfriend are simply left behind in 21st century London, with the Doctor's assurance that she can return to them mere minutes after she left if she wants to. ...it doesn't actually work out that way in the future episode, but on paper it's a perfectly plausible promise to make.
* RedHerringShirt: [[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2013/05/people-made-of-smoke-and-cities-made-of.html One interpretation]] of Mickey's role. The heroine's Muggle boyfriend who gets eaten by a [=CGI=] wheelie bin halfway through? No way we're seeing him again...
* SelfDeprecation: Eccleston pauses to crack a joke about his prominent ears. Easy to miss on first viewing.
* ShapedLikeItself:
-->'''Doctor:''' So it needs a transmitter to boost the signal.\\
'''Rose:''' What does it look like?\\
'''Doctor:''' Like a transmitter!
* ShutUpAndSaveMe: The Doctor is being attacked by a plastic hand. Rose continues talking to him while she's in the kitchen, and even when she walks into the room she initially thinks he's mucking about.
* SuperSpeedReading: "Mmm, sad ending."
* TechnicalPacifist: Rose suggests the Doctor just [[StatingTheSimpleSolution use the anti-plastic first thing.]] He insists on giving the Consciousness a chance to leave peacefully, starting a trend for the whole [=RTD=] era.
* ThereAreNoGirlsOnTheInternet:
-->'''Conspiracy Man's Wife:''' She's been reading the website about the Doctor, and she's a ''she''?
* UncannyValley: {{Invoked}} with Plastic-Mickey.
* WholePlotReference: The episode is essentially a compressed and modernized adaptation of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E1SpearheadFromSpace "Spearhead from Space"]] from Season 7, which introduced the Third Doctor.
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9th May '14 8:01:17 AM Scorntex
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** A [[GreatOffscreenWar 'war']] is mentioned, along with the fact that the Doctor fought in in.
1st May '14 5:54:10 PM firejewel
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* BackhandedCompliment: Just before she runs off with The Doctor, Rose tells Mickey thanks. When he confusedly asks what for, she responds with a simple "exactly". [[WhatTheHellHero Basically calling him useless right to his face]].
7th Apr '14 10:49:02 PM EKonoMai
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* {{Foreshadowing}}
** When Nine grabs Rose's hand, his first word -- in fact the first thing the Doctor has said on TV in nine years: "Run!"
** Used to assure Rose that [[TheNthDoctor Ten]] is still the Doctor after he regenerates.
** Bonus points, considering one of the distinguishing characteristics of the new series is how much running they do.
-->'''Donna:''' Seriously, there's just a ridiculous amount of running.
** In fact, [[Recap/DoctorWhoNSS3E12TheSoundOfDrums at one point]] that's literally all the Doctor and Company ''can'' do.
** Still used regularly. What Nine and Ten said to reassure, Eleven uses to threaten.
26th Mar '14 7:13:43 AM Silverblade2
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* ChangedMyJumper: In however long the period was between the Ninth Doctor's regeneration from (who we now know to be) [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E13TheNameOfTheDoctor the]] [[Recap/DoctorWho50thPrequelTheNightOfTheDoctor War]] [[Recap/DoctorWho50thASTheDayOfTheDoctor Doctor]] to this episode, the Doctor ditched the ClassyCravat and trousers in favor of basic black jeans and jumper, although Nine takes a look at his features in a mirror in Rose's flat, suggesting that it happened recently.
** Accordingly, the TARDIS changed as well, dumping the classic roundels while retaining the coral struts that would become identified with Nine & Ten's console room.

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* ChangedMyJumper: In however long the period was between the Ninth Doctor's regeneration from (who we now know to be) [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E13TheNameOfTheDoctor the]] [[Recap/DoctorWho50thPrequelTheNightOfTheDoctor War]] [[Recap/DoctorWho50thASTheDayOfTheDoctor Doctor]] to this episode, the Doctor ditched the ClassyCravat and trousers in favor of basic black jeans and jumper, although Nine takes a look at his features in a mirror in Rose's flat, suggesting that it happened recently.
** Accordingly, the TARDIS changed as well, dumping the classic roundels while retaining the coral struts that would become identified with Nine & Ten's Nine's console room.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: See Foreshadowing below. In one word, Christopher Eccleston does a fair job of summarising the entire show.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: See Foreshadowing below. In one word, Christopher Eccleston does a fair job of summarising the entire show.



*** It's later suggested in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E8LetsKillHitler a later episode]] that Kennedy's assassination may have been a result of time-travel meddling. Which side the Doctor was on (or if he was at all involved) is still a mystery. Apparently, he's been to the event several times, too.
22nd Mar '14 12:09:10 PM Silverblade2
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* {{Foreshadowing}}
** When Nine grabs Rose's hand, his first word -- in fact the first thing the Doctor has said on TV in nine years: "Run!"
** Used to assure Rose that [[TheNthDoctor Ten]] is still the Doctor after he regenerates.
** Bonus points, considering one of the distinguishing characteristics of the new series is how much running they do.
-->'''Donna:''' Seriously, there's just a ridiculous amount of running.
** In fact, [[Recap/DoctorWhoNSS3E12TheSoundOfDrums at one point]] that's literally all the Doctor and Company ''can'' do.
** Still used regularly. What Nine and Ten said to reassure, Eleven uses to threaten.
21st Mar '14 3:38:24 PM nighttrainfm
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* RedHerringShirt: [[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2013/05/people-made-of-smoke-and-cities-made-of.html One interpretation]] of Mickey's role. The heroine's Muggle boyfriend who gets eaten by a [=CGI=] wheelie bin halfway through? No way we're seeing him again...
21st Mar '14 9:37:26 AM nighttrainfm
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* TechnicalPacifist: Rose suggests the Doctor just use the anti-plastic first thing. He insists on giving the Consciousness a chance to leave peacefully, starting a trend for the whole [=RTD=] era.

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* TechnicalPacifist: Rose suggests the Doctor just [[StatingTheSimpleSolution use the anti-plastic first thing. thing.]] He insists on giving the Consciousness a chance to leave peacefully, starting a trend for the whole [=RTD=] era.
21st Mar '14 9:36:34 AM nighttrainfm
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* TechnicalPacifist: Rose suggests the Doctor just use the anti-plastic first thing. He insists on giving the Consciousness a chance to leave peacefully, starting a trend for the whole [=RTD=] era.
15th Mar '14 6:10:27 PM carlhummus
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