History Recap / DoctorWhoS21E6TheCavesOfAndrozani

30th Aug '17 1:57:01 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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-->'''Tegan:''' ''"What was it you always told me Doctor? "Brave heart?" You'll survive, Doctor."''
-->'''Turlough:''' ''"You must survive. Too many of your enemies would delight in your death, Doctor."''
-->'''Kamelion:''' ''"Turlough speaks the truth, Doctor."''
-->'''Nyssa:''' ''"You're needed. You mustn't die, Doctor."''
-->'''Adric:''' ''"You know that, Doctor!"''
-->'''The Doctor:''' ''"Adric?"''
-->'''The Master:''' ''"No my dear Doctor, you must die! Die Doctor! DIE DOCTOR!"''

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-->'''Tegan:''' ''"What What was it you always told me Doctor? "Brave heart?" You'll survive, Doctor."''
-->'''Turlough:''' ''"You
\\
'''Turlough:''' You
must survive. Too many of your enemies would delight in your death, Doctor."''
-->'''Kamelion:''' ''"Turlough
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'''Kamelion:''' Turlough
speaks the truth, Doctor."''
-->'''Nyssa:''' ''"You're
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'''Nyssa:''' You're
needed. You mustn't die, Doctor."''
-->'''Adric:''' ''"You
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'''Adric:''' You
know that, Doctor!"''
-->'''The
Doctor!\\
'''The
Doctor:''' ''"Adric?"''
-->'''The
Adric?\\
'''The
Master:''' ''"No No, my dear Doctor, you must die! Die Die, Doctor! DIE DOCTOR!"''DIE, DOCTOR!
7th Aug '17 8:08:55 AM ClintEastwood
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* AsYouKnow: Chellak says this to the android duplicate of Salateen while sending it on a bogus mission.
-->Now, as you know, we've had a satellite monitoring radio signals here for some time. We've now located a transmitter, must belong to the rebels, just here. Make a note of the coordinates.
31st Jul '17 12:51:42 AM ClintEastwood
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* OlderThanTheyLook: The President is 80, but thanks to the spectrox, he doesn't look a day over 50.



* YoungerThanTheyLook: The President is 80, but thanks to the spectrox, he doesn't look a day over 50.
30th Jul '17 5:42:38 AM ClintEastwood
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* CallBack: The first cliffhanger of the Fifth Doctor's final adventure has him being executed via firing squad. [[[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames Just like the Second]].

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* CallBack: The first cliffhanger of the Fifth Doctor's final adventure has him being executed via firing squad. [[[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames [[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames Just like the Second]].



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In episode 3, Salateen is leading an expedition to Jek's base. An android appears and opens fire on him, and that's it for Salateen.

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In episode 3, 3, Salateen is leading an expedition to Jek's base. An android appears and opens fire on him, and that's it for Salateen.
30th Jul '17 5:41:46 AM ClintEastwood
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** BittersweetEnding: The spectrox is still there, as it was only Jek's androids who were preventing access to it. And it's only Morgus who has collapsed, as the Presidium will presumably just elect a new President, while Morgus secretary has control of his industrial empire (the more things change, etc). However a pointless war has ended and some villains received their comeuppance, so it's not a total loss.

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** BittersweetEnding: The spectrox is still there, as it was only Jek's androids who were preventing access to it. And it's only Morgus who has collapsed, as the Presidium will presumably just elect a new President, while Morgus Morgus' secretary Timmin has control of his industrial empire (the more things change, etc). However a pointless war has ended and some villains received their comeuppance, so it's not a total loss.



* BadassBoast: "I'm not going to let you stop me now!" Doubly badass, as the scene subtly implies the Doctor is saying it to both Stotz (who's trying to retake control of the shuttle from him) and ''himself'', as his regeneration process seemingly begins.

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* BadassBoast: BadassBoast:
**
"I'm not going to let you stop me now!" Doubly badass, as the scene subtly implies the Doctor is saying it to both Stotz (who's trying to retake control of the shuttle from him) and ''himself'', as his regeneration process seemingly begins.begins.
** "Do you think bullets can stop me?"



* BetweenMyLegs: One of the gunrunners stands menacingly over a resting Stotz to intimidate him. He's not impressed, and quickly turns the tables on him physically and psychologically.

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* BetweenMyLegs: One of the gunrunners Krelper stands menacingly over a resting Stotz to intimidate him. He's not impressed, and quickly turns the tables on him physically and psychologically.



* CallBack: The first cliffhanger of the Fifth Doctor's final adventure has him being executed via firing squad. [[[[Recap/DoctorWhoS6E7TheWarGames Just like the Second]].



* CliffhangerCopout: The first episode ends with the Doctor and Peri geting shot, execution style, and falling down dead. The following episode resolves the conflict ten seconds in, when it is revealed that the executed parties were actually robot look-a-likes.

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* CliffhangerCopout: The first episode ends with the Doctor and Peri geting getting shot, execution style, and falling down dead. The following episode resolves the conflict ten seconds in, when it is revealed that the executed parties were actually robot look-a-likes.



-->'''Secretary:''' The world will be forever in your debt, Trau Morgus!

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-->'''Secretary:''' -->'''Timmin:''' The world will be forever in your debt, Trau Morgus!



* CowTools: Discussed in the DVD commentary when a man gets his head shoved in between two parts of a futuristic machine thing which immediately starts glowing. The serial's director notes that "we don't know what it does, but it's killing him".

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* CowTools: Discussed in the DVD commentary when a man Morgus gets his head shoved in between two parts of a futuristic machine thing which immediately starts glowing. The serial's director Graeme Harper notes that "we don't know what it does, but it's killing him".



* CyanidePill: Mercenary gunrunner Stotz is confronted by one of his men demanding payment. Stotz forces him to the ground at knifepoint and takes out a pill.

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* CyanidePill: Mercenary gunrunner Stotz is confronted by one of his men men, Krelper, demanding payment. Stotz forces him to the ground at knifepoint and takes out a pill.



* CyberCyclops / MechaMooks: Sharaz Jek's androids.

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* CyberCyclops / CyberCyclops[=]/[=] MechaMooks: Sharaz Jek's androids.



** This proves Morgus final downfall, when he tries to steal Jek's entire supply of Spectrox (admittedly Morgus hadn't got much choice by that point, having lost all his power and money). He fails to realise that Jek hates him so much he'd give his own life to kill Morgus.

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** This proves Morgus Morgus' final downfall, when he tries to steal Jek's entire supply of Spectrox (admittedly Morgus hadn't got much choice by that point, having lost all his power and money). He fails to realise that Jek hates him so much he'd give his own life to kill Morgus.



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In episode 3, Selateen is leading an expedition to Jek's base. An android appears and opens fire on him, and that's it for Selateen.

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In episode 3, Selateen 3, Salateen is leading an expedition to Jek's base. An android appears and opens fire on him, and that's it for Selateen.Salateen.



* TemptingFate: The Doctor assumes that what he and Peri picked up is probably nothing. He couldn't be more wrong.

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* TemptingFate: The Doctor assumes that what he and Peri picked up is probably nothing.quite harmless. He couldn't be more wrong.


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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: The events leading up to Five's regeneration all start with Peri falling down a hole.


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* YoungerThanTheyLook: The President is 80, but thanks to the spectrox, he doesn't look a day over 50.
23rd Jul '17 4:13:19 PM ClintEastwood
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* TemptingFate: The Doctor assumes that what he and Peri picked up is probably nothing. He couldn't be more wrong.
19th Jul '17 5:23:34 PM Scorntex
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* DeadpanSnarker: Morgus' secretary gets a hell of a zinger in on Morgus when she turns on him..
-->'''Morgus:''' I don't care for your tone.
-->'''Krau Timmin:''' Wish that was all I could say about you.


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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In episode 3, Selateen is leading an expedition to Jek's base. An android appears and opens fire on him, and that's it for Selateen.


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* IAmTheNoun: Morgus, toward Stolz, but it doesn't work since his name doesn't mean much by that point.
-->'''Morgus:''' I am Morgus, one of the descendants of the first colonists.


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* InTheBack: Salateen's android duplicate gets Stolz via ambush, then shoots him as he tries turning around.
15th Jun '17 3:11:47 AM JackG
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** Jek acts rather guilty when Peri asks where the Doctor has got to, having let Stotz take him away. He quickly reverts to [[NeverMyFault blaming it all on Morgus though]].

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** Jek acts rather guilty when Peri asks where the Doctor has got to, having let Stotz take him away. He away (he quickly reverts to [[NeverMyFault blaming it all on Morgus though]].though]]). And when he realises Peri is dying, he makes every effort to assist the Doctor to save her life.



* HypocriticalHumor: The Doctor complains of Jek being a raving egotist, because he claimed the Doctor's mind was almost equal to his own.

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* HypocriticalHumor: HypocriticalHumor:
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The Doctor complains of Jek being a raving egotist, because he claimed the Doctor's mind was almost equal to his own.own.
** And then the same thing happens with the next Doctor snarking about Peri's egotism.



-->'''Sharaz Jek:''' You think I'm mad?\\
'''Peri:''' N-n-no.\\
'''Sharaz Jek:''' I ''am'' mad.

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-->'''Sharaz Jek:''' You Do you think I'm mad?\\
mad?!\\
'''Peri:''' [[BlatantLies N-n-no.\\
]]\\
'''Sharaz Jek:''' ''(quietly)'' I ''am'' mad.
15th Jun '17 2:47:10 AM JackG
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* YouRebelScum
** Morgus orders the Doctor and Peri executed without trial or interrogation, justifying it with a self righteous speech about how they are obviously the very dregs of society. "One only has to look at them to realise the extent of their depravity."
** Jek goes on a HowTheMightyHaveFallen rant about how he's forced to associate with "base perverted scum" like Stotz.
** Even the President has a KickTheDog moment when he expresses distaste for the military execution the Doctor and Peri are being granted. "In my day we had filthy little swine like that shot {{in the back}}!"
13th Jun '17 8:07:43 AM moloch
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* PinballProtagonist: The Doctor, again. [[http://www.avclub.com/tvclub/doctor-who-classic-the-caves-of-androzani-91898 Some people]] have even interpreted it as a deliberate play on Eric Saward's abuse of this trope - instead of the Doctor being effectively locked out of the story while [[SignatureStyle the villains and the "Saward 80s badass" character resolve the plot]], the Doctor is the catalyst that breaks the stalemate each time he escapes the frying pan into another fire. The only thing he actually does is convince Salateen to act, but the focus is on the Doctor as a SufferingHero and SpannerInTheWorks rather than being sidelined.

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* PinballProtagonist: The Doctor, again. [[http://www.avclub.com/tvclub/doctor-who-classic-the-caves-of-androzani-91898 Some people]] have even interpreted it as a deliberate play on Eric Saward's abuse of this trope - instead of the Doctor being effectively locked out of the story while [[SignatureStyle the villains and the "Saward 80s badass" character resolve the plot]], the Doctor is the catalyst that breaks the stalemate each time he escapes the frying pan into another fire. The only thing he actually does is convince Salateen to act, but the focus is on the Doctor as a SufferingHero HurtingHero and SpannerInTheWorks rather than being sidelined.
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