History Recap / DoctorWhoS13E1TerrorOfTheZygons

24th Jan '17 7:31:27 AM gojira96
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** NWordPrivileges: The writer of the story was Scottish.
* NonMaliciousMonster: The Skarasen is simply an animal, and peacefully returns to Loch Ness once freed from the Zygons' control.
24th Nov '16 2:15:34 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* CryptidEpisode: The Doctor meets the Loch Ness Monster. Kind of.


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* HandPuppet: How the Loch Ness Monster was realised.


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* ItWasHereISwear: Sarah discovers a bookcase leading to a secret passageway in the castle. When she returns with Harry, they find the incriminating evidence removed.


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* ThriftyScot: At the end of the story, after the Doctor and Sarah leave, the local duke whom they had rescued then berates the Brigadier (who had been earlier wearing a kilt) for calling himself a Scotsman yet not getting the Doctor and Sarah to give him their unused return tickets to London so he could get a refund.
31st Jul '16 10:33:19 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** Monro's first name is Jock and the UNIT Coroporal is named Palmer.


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* BonnieScotland
30th Jul '16 6:55:33 PM JackG
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* NationalStereotypes: The very first line of the story mentions haggis. The last line is a joke about [[ThriftyScot Scots being mean]]. In between we have kilts, beards, bagpipes, second sight, and the Loch Ness Monster.

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* NationalStereotypes: The very first line of the story mentions haggis. The last line is a joke about [[ThriftyScot Scots being mean]].stingy]]. In between we have kilts, beards, bagpipes, second sight, and the Loch Ness Monster.



* ThriftyScot: Used for the final punchline.
30th Jul '16 6:54:47 PM JackG
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* ThriftyScott: Used for the final punchline.

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* ThriftyScott: ThriftyScot: Used for the final punchline.
30th Jul '16 6:54:15 PM JackG
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* ThriftyScott: Used for the final punchline.
30th Jul '16 6:50:59 PM JackG
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* WeirdnessCensor
-->'''Duke:''' Tell me, I imagine the whole business caused quite a stir.
-->'''Brigadier:''' No, the Cabinet's accepted my report and the whole affair's now completely closed.
-->'''Duke:''' You mean it never happened.
-->'''Brigadier:''' Well, a fifty foot monster can't swim up the Thames and attack a large building without some people noticing, but you know what politicians are like.
30th Jul '16 6:47:52 PM JackG
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-->"You have to step out on a balcony from time to time and wave a gracious tentacle."

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-->"You have -->"But you can't rule a world in hiding. You've got to step come out on a onto the balcony from time to time sometimes and wave a gracious tentacle."
13th Jul '16 12:25:05 PM skidoo23
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** In a real-world context, the Zygons, despite occasional dialogue references and enduring popularity with fans, would not appear in another official ''Doctor Who'' episode until [[Recap/DoctorWho50thASTheDayOfTheDoctor "The Day of the Doctor"]] aired more than 38 years later.
13th Jul '16 12:22:16 PM skidoo23
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* SpoilerTitle: The official {{novelization}} of this story was originally published under the title, ''Doctor Who and the Loch Ness Monster'', giving away the story's major twist for anyone who hadn't seen it yet.
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