History Recap / DoctorWhoS14E6TheTalonsOfWengChiang

18th Sep '17 10:05:22 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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* ContrivedCoincidence: The Time-cabinet that Greel is after could be anywhere in London, but as a matter of fact it's in the home of the same pathologist the Doctor has already befriended.
19th Aug '17 10:23:10 PM scootermark
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* TitleDrop: When Magnus is about to kill Leela, he drops the serial name.

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* TitleDrop: When Magnus is about to kill Leela, he drops the serial name. (Actually, the serial was renamed using this line shortly before production began.)
23rd Jul '17 6:42:08 PM nombretomado
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Doctor Who goes all ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''[[XMeetsY -Meets-]] Film/HammerHorror in this tale set in VictorianLondon. Police pathologist Professor George Litefoot is investigating a body found floating in the Thames, and, with help from the Doctor, determines that hairs found on the body come from a giant rat. Also, Leela has to wear period clothing and learn table manners.

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Doctor Who goes all ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''[[XMeetsY ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''[[JustForFun/XMeetsY -Meets-]] Film/HammerHorror in this tale set in VictorianLondon. Police pathologist Professor George Litefoot is investigating a body found floating in the Thames, and, with help from the Doctor, determines that hairs found on the body come from a giant rat. Also, Leela has to wear period clothing and learn table manners.
17th Jun '17 12:24:20 PM JulietF2
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The characters of Jago and Litefoot became quite popular with fans, and for years rumours was abound about a planned spin-off centred around the duo solving crimes in Victorian London, and it was even seriously considered by the BBC a couple of times. While the spin-off never made it to TV, Jago and Litefoot, along with PC Quick, eventually ended up getting their own AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho [[http://www.bigfinish.com/Jago-and-Litefoot spinoff range.]] It also occasionally features the Fourth and Sixth Doctors, as well as Leela.

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The characters of Jago and Litefoot became quite popular with fans, and for years rumours was abound abounded about a planned spin-off centred around the duo solving crimes in Victorian London, and it was even seriously considered by the BBC a couple of times. While the spin-off never made it to TV, Jago and Litefoot, along with PC Quick, eventually ended up getting their own AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho [[http://www.bigfinish.com/Jago-and-Litefoot spinoff range.]] It also occasionally features the Fourth and Sixth Doctors, as well as Leela.
9th May '17 9:33:23 PM bowserbros
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The racist one.
26th Apr '17 10:59:20 PM TheGoodnight
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Dying and unable to speak, Chang tries to give the Doctor a clue to Greel's headquarters by pointing to his shoe. The Doctor makes a few guesses about the clue but then finds the location another way. The meaning of the shoe-clue is never explained.
12th Apr '17 1:50:04 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* NightmareFace: Magnus Greel has a melted, spaghetti-like face due to a mutation.
8th Apr '17 4:27:47 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* CyanidePill: Li H'sen Chang slips a scorpion venom pill to a member of the Black Scorpion Tong who has been captured by the police, who then commits suicide to avoid revealing anything under interrogation. Later on, a bumbling minion is forced to take a pill too.

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* CyanidePill: Li H'sen Chang slips a scorpion venom pill to a member of the Black Scorpion Tong who has been captured by the police, who then commits suicide to avoid revealing anything under interrogation. Later on, a bumbling minion is forced Weng-Chiang forces another Tong member to take commit suicide after he makes a pill too.mistake, laughing maniacally as the man dies in agony.
31st Mar '17 11:34:08 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* {{Adorkable}}: Jago isn't nearly as brave as he pretends and Litefoot acts very awkwardly around Leela.


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* HeroWorshipper: Jago, towards the Doctor. He constantly praises the Doctor's cleverness and resourcefulness.


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* LovableCoward: Jago. He even admits to it.


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* QuintessentialBritishGentleman: Litefoot. Jago merely ''thinks'' he is.


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* SmallNameBigEgo: Jago acts like a brave, clever detective hero but he can't walk the talk.


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* StraightMan: Litefoot acts as this when confronted by Jago's ego, Leela's lack of social etiquette and the Doctor's general weirdness.
31st Mar '17 9:13:59 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* FacialHorror: When we briefly glimpse Greel's face, we can see that the right half is ''melting'' due to a mutation that occurred during time travel.



* GoodScarsEvilScars: Greel's face is terribly disfigured due to his faulty time machine. He wears a mask to cover this, until [[TheReveal Leela rips it off in part 5 and exposes his horrible face.]]



* LargeHam: MAGNUS GREEL!!!!!

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* LargeHam: MAGNUS GREEL!!!!!GREEL!!!!! Dear Lord, he was always ranting and raving about something.
-->'''Magnus Greel:''' Let the [[TitleDrop talons of Weng-Chiang]] tear your flesh-ah!


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* LifeDrain: Greel has Chang kidnap young women so Greel can drain their life essence to improve his own failing health after the time machine malfunction.
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