History Recap / DoctorWhoS1E3TheEdgeOfDestruction

26th Mar '16 5:15:02 AM belac889
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* NoAntagonist: Unless a faulty spring counts, there is not bad guy here.

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* NoAntagonist: Unless a faulty spring counts, there is not no bad guy here.
6th Jan '16 5:40:05 PM JulietF2
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* TheAllegedCar: All this arc's problems are caused by a stuck down and a broken spring. As the show reveals later, this module was a museum piece when the Doctor was still a young man.

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* TheAllegedCar: All this arc's problems are caused by a stuck down button and a broken spring. As the show reveals later, this module was a museum piece when the Doctor was still a young man.
25th Jun '15 9:59:14 PM ChaoticNovelist
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[[caption-width-right:350: [[SanitySlippage Yep]][[SarcasmMode , clearly Susan's doing well this episode...]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: [[SanitySlippage Yep]][[SarcasmMode , clearly Clearly Susan's doing well this episode...]]]]



One of ''Doctor Who''[='s=] few {{Bottle Episode}}s, "The Edge of Destruction" (aka "Inside the Spaceship") is a two-part oddity wedged between two longer stories. Originally, the show was confirmed for four episodes (the opening story) to be reviewed up... then it was increased to 13, two more than "The Daleks" allowed for. Worse, there was no money for sets or extras. Although it's a filler episode, the story does trigger some very important CharacterDevelopment for the Doctor and his friendship with Barbara.

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One of ''Doctor Who''[='s=] few {{Bottle Episode}}s, "The Edge of Destruction" (aka "Inside the Spaceship") is a two-part oddity wedged between two longer stories. Originally, the show was confirmed for four episodes (the opening story) to be reviewed up... then it was increased to 13, two more than "The Daleks" allowed for. Worse, there was no money for sets or extras. Although it's a filler episode, the story does trigger triggers some very important CharacterDevelopment for the Doctor and his friendship with Barbara.



* The console's BillionsOfButtons (as iconic to ''Doctor Who'' as the blue police box) caused the actors to start [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/fast_return_9567.png labeling them.]]
** Incidentally, on the [=DVDs=] it turns out that nobody is sure who actually wrote it. Carole Ann Ford suggests it may have been her and Hartnell during rehearsal, but she isn't sure.
* BottleEpisode: One of the few in the old series, along with Episode 1 of "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E2TheMindRobber The Mind Robber]]".

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*TheAllegedCar: All this arc's problems are caused by a stuck down and a broken spring. As the show reveals later, this module was a museum piece when the Doctor was still a young man.
* BillionsOfButtons: The console's BillionsOfButtons (as iconic to ''Doctor Who'' as the blue police box) caused the actors to start [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/fast_return_9567.png labeling them.]]
** Incidentally,
]]Incidentally, on the [=DVDs=] it turns out that nobody is sure who actually wrote it. Carole Ann Ford suggests it may have been her and Hartnell during rehearsal, but she isn't sure.
* BottleEpisode: One of the few The entire episode takes place in the old series, along with Episode 1 of "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E2TheMindRobber The Mind Robber]]".T.A.R.D.I.S and its functions are shutting down, so a minimalist thing.



* CharacterDevelopment: This episode is a major stepping stone in having the Doctor's personality be more like what we know today rather than the {{Jerkass}}ery seen previously.
** Also, of a sort, begins developing the TARDIS, the first story to even hint at it being autonomous. Before this, it was mostly treated as any other time machine/spaceship; after this, writers and serials would hint more and more at it being alive, before finally being confirmed in "The Doctor's Wife".
* EasyAmnesia: At least, that what it appears to be...
* EldritchLocation: The TARDIS itself becomes one.
* EverybodyLives

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* CharacterDevelopment: This CharacterDevelopment:
**This
episode is a major stepping stone in having the Doctor's personality be more like what we know today rather than the {{Jerkass}}ery seen previously.
** Also, of a sort, **This story begins developing the TARDIS, the first story to even hint at it being autonomous. Before this, it was mostly treated as any other time machine/spaceship; after this, writers and serials would hint more and more at it being alive, before finally being confirmed in "The Doctor's Wife".
* EasyAmnesia: At least, that what it appears to be...
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Temporary amnesia affects the crew as they forgot one another.
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EldritchLocation: The TARDIS itself becomes one.
* EverybodyLivesEverybodyLives: No explosions and no stabbing means no death.



* MindScrew
* MinimalistCast

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* MindScrew
MindScrew: It's a baffling adventure inside the ship today.
* MinimalistCastMinimalistCast: Only the four crewmembers and the TARDIS herself.



* NoAntagonist: Unless a faulty spring counts.

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* NoAntagonist: Unless a faulty spring counts.counts, there is not bad guy here.



* SinkingShipScenario

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* SinkingShipScenarioSinkingShipScenario: This ship is malfunctioning and about to disintegrate.



* WhatTheHellHero: A truly awesome and well-deserved one, delivered by Barbara.

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* WhatTheHellHero: A truly awesome and well-deserved one, delivered Delivered by Barbara.Barbara to the Doctor about his awful behavior.
12th Jun '15 10:53:25 AM erforce
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-->--'''The Doctor''' begins to warm up to his companions, and vice versa

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-->--'''The -->-- '''The Doctor''' begins to warm up to his companions, and vice versa



* HilariousInHindsight: The "Fast Return Switch" label on the console foreshadows [[BackToTheFuture Doc Brown's]] Dymo-tape labels all over the inside of his time machine.

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* HilariousInHindsight: The "Fast Return Switch" label on the console foreshadows [[BackToTheFuture [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Doc Brown's]] Dymo-tape labels all over the inside of his time machine.
16th May '15 9:38:42 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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* NoAntagonist: Unless a faulty spring counts.
2nd Mar '15 1:07:11 PM foxley
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* SlippingAMickey: The Doctor drugs Barbara and Ian's drinks to knock them out so he can investigate what is happening to the TARDIS without interference. Ian doesn't fall for it, however.
17th Dec '14 10:12:11 PM Kendrix
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: That Susan would be the most affected by the malunctioning TARDIS makes a lot of sense after the latter revelation of her having above-average (even by Gallifreyan standards), but far from fully trained/controlled psychic abilities.
30th Jul '14 12:35:11 AM Tero
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-->--'''The Doctor'''

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-->--'''The Doctor'''
Doctor''' begins to warm up to his companions, and vice versa
9th Jul '14 7:54:08 PM bobJohnson
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[[caption-width-right:350: [[SanitySlippage Yep]][[SarcasmMode, clearly Susan's doing well this episode...]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: [[SanitySlippage Yep]][[SarcasmMode, Yep]][[SarcasmMode , clearly Susan's doing well this episode...]]]]
9th Jul '14 7:54:01 PM bobJohnson
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[SarcasmMode Yep, clearly Susan's doing well this episode...]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[SarcasmMode Yep, [[caption-width-right:350: [[SanitySlippage Yep]][[SarcasmMode, clearly Susan's doing well this episode...]]]]
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