History Recap / DoctorWhoS21E5PlanetOfFire

16th Aug '17 3:08:21 AM ClintEastwood
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* ShutUpHannibal: See the page quote. Especially good as the Master was trying to hypnotize Peri at the time. It is also the only time he ever fails to hypnotize a human being straight out, and no reason for this is ever given. Apart from the fact that she can shout just as loud as he can.
21st Jun '17 4:20:16 AM AmuckCricetine
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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Peri is introduced with a closeup of her in a bikini, indicating [[MsFanservice what kind of companion she is]].
9th May '17 9:54:01 PM bowserbros
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The one with a bite-sized Master.
1st May '17 3:46:47 AM TheRarispy
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* BackForTheDead: Kamelion makes his ''second'' appearance here[[note]]Not counting a deleted scene from ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E2TheAwakening The Awakening]]''[[/note]]... only to die at the end of the story.
4th Apr '17 4:16:18 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* ShoutOut: There are parallels with the ''Literature/{{She}}'', whose title character renews herself periodically by bathing in a magic flame.
31st Mar '17 2:42:56 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* DeepCoverAgent: According to Turlough, the Trions had undercover agents on every civilized planet, including Earth.
15th Mar '17 6:17:14 AM JahBulOn
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* HazmatSuits: A key plot point is that the hazmat suits are mistaken for gods.

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* HazmatSuits: HazmatSuit: A key plot point is that the hazmat suits are mistaken for gods.
2nd Mar '17 10:29:49 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** Peter Davison notes on the DVD's "making of" documentary that Ainley originally tried to underplay the role much more than he does in the finished product. However, the serial's director, Fiona Cumming was known to favour very hammy, over-the-top performances from her actors, and made Ainley turn his performance UpToEleven.

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** Peter Davison Creator/PeterDavison notes on the DVD's "making of" documentary that Ainley originally tried to underplay the role much more than he does in the finished product. However, the serial's director, Fiona Cumming was known to favour very hammy, over-the-top performances from her actors, and made Ainley turn his performance UpToEleven.
* HazmatSuits: A key plot point is that the hazmat suits are mistaken for gods.



* [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace I Just Shot Myself In The Face]]: strongly implied that this is at the root of the Master's problems

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* [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace I Just Shot Myself In The Face]]: strongly Strongly implied that this is at the root of the Master's problemsproblems.
* KillItWithFire: The Doctor tries this on the Master. He gets better.



* MercyKill

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* MercyKillMercyKill: The Doctor does this to Kamelion.


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* WeMeetAgain: Kamelion, in the guise of Howard, strolls into the TARDIS console room.
--->Doctor? We meet again.


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* WhoWearsShortShorts: Turlough sports a nice pair.
11th Dec '16 4:46:29 PM gojira96
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* BeachEpisode: (At least at the start) providing an excuse for high levels of FanService from Nicola Bryant and [[ShirtlessScene Mark]] [[ShowSomeLeg Strickson]]. Actor Creator/DavidTennant and producer Phil Collinson reminisce fondly about this episode in the hidden commentary on "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors]]". Even Creator/PeterDavison's usual cover-all outfits are somewhat relaxed.

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* BeachEpisode: (At least at Part 1, set on the start) coast of Lanzarote, providing an excuse for high levels of FanService from Nicola Bryant and [[ShirtlessScene Mark]] [[ShowSomeLeg Strickson]]. Actor Creator/DavidTennant and producer Phil Collinson reminisce fondly about this episode in the hidden commentary on "[[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors The Five Doctors]]". Even Creator/PeterDavison's usual cover-all outfits are somewhat relaxed.


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* BittersweetEnding: Turlough leaves the TARDIS and the Doctor is forced to kill Kamelion, but Turlough gets to return to his home planet with his brother, and the Doctor is joined on his travels by Peri.


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* HeroicBSOD: The Doctor seems to be going through this at the start, following [[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E4ResurrectionOfTheDaleks Tegan's abrupt departure.]]
27th Nov '16 5:24:56 AM LondonKdS
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* ReCut: The DVD version includes a "movie" edit with new CGI special effects, including CGI volcanic gases being added to many of the Sarn scenes to make the increasing instability of the planet clearer. However, some dialogue is actually cut to make room for the new effects sequences.
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