History Recap / DoctorWhoS24E2ParadiseTowers

10th Jan '17 7:37:50 PM DoctorNemesis
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* TakeThat: Kroagnon is a satire of architects who seemed to design elaborate projects that thought of and took into account everything ''except'' the people who were actually supposed to live in and use them, a spate of whom had arisen throughout the 1970s and 1980s.
27th Nov '16 2:19:16 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* AllThereInTheManual: The Blue Kang Leader was unnamed on-screen, but was given the name Drinking Fountain in Stephen Wyatt's novelisation.


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* LargeHam: Creator/RichardBriers as the Chief Caretaker. Even Creator/JohnNathanTurner thought he was too over-the-top.
1st Nov '16 4:40:31 PM foxley
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* ThisIsADrill: A drill is one of the tools turned weapons that the caretaker robots are armed with.
12th May '16 6:59:21 AM DoctorNemesis
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'''Mel:''' Does your training include confusing ''yourself'' at the same time?\\

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'''Mel:''' Does your training include confusing ''yourself'' at the same time?\\time?
3rd Nov '15 4:25:00 PM bwburke94
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'''Pex:''' [[BlatantLies I'm not confused!]]



'''Doctor:''' [[{{Understatement}} They could be described thus, yes.]]

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'''Doctor:''' [[{{Understatement}} They could be described thus, yes.]] yes.
16th Sep '15 6:28:04 AM DoctorNemesis
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* MadArtist: The Great Architect, Kroagnon, who designed a series of amazing buildings but gradually became increasingly fixated on the idea that they'd be ruined if people were allowed to actually live in them.

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* MadArtist: The Great Architect, Kroagnon, who designed a series of amazing buildings but gradually became increasingly fixated on the idea that they'd be ruined if people were allowed to actually live in them. His solutions to this problem turn out to be a bit... genocidal.
26th Aug '15 3:30:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* DumbassHasAPoint: Even Pex is GenreSavvy enough to know that the clean, well-maintained swimming pool is probably [[BoobyTrap rigged]].

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* DumbassHasAPoint: Even Pex is GenreSavvy smart enough to know that the clean, well-maintained swimming pool is probably [[BoobyTrap rigged]].



* GenreSavvy: Knowing the Doctor can't tear himself away from an apocalypse once he's seen it, Mel makes plans to rendezvous at the pool if they "get separated." The Doctor huffily agrees, adding, "we've only ''just'' arrived. There's [[TemptingFate no need to start worrying]] yet!" ''(arrows whiz by his head)''
31st Jul '15 9:14:37 PM Angeldeb82
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* AirVentPassageWay & TunnelNetwork: The Kangs utilize air ducts, rubbish chutes, and manholes to move about unnoticed.

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* AirVentPassageWay AirVentPassageway & TunnelNetwork: The Kangs utilize air ducts, rubbish chutes, and manholes to move about unnoticed.
31st Jul '15 9:14:04 PM Angeldeb82
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[[caption-width-right:350:Those cantankerous Kangs got hit by TheEighties [[EightiesHair worst]] [[DarkerAndEdgier of all!]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Those cantankerous Kangs got hit by TheEighties [[EightiesHair worst]] [[DarkerAndEdgier of all!]]]]
all]]!]]



'''Doctor:''' Please! Please! Please! This is no time for ''[[SkewedPriorities games!]]'' The future of Paradise Towers is at stake! We must all '''work together'''! You've got to help us, do you understand?\\

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'''Doctor:''' Please! Please! Please! This is no time for ''[[SkewedPriorities games!]]'' games]]!'' The future of Paradise Towers is at stake! We must all '''work together'''! You've got to help us, do you understand?\\



* BadassBandolier: Pex wears one. [[IJustWantToBeBadass It doesn't help]].

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* BadassBandolier: Pex wears one. [[IJustWantToBeBadass It doesn't help]].help.]]



* BreakingSpeech: The Doctor gives one in the Regulation 13 Appendix 2 Final Conversation with the Chief Caretaker.

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* BreakingSpeech: BreakThemByTalking: The Doctor gives one this lecture in the Regulation 13 Appendix 2 Final Conversation with the Chief Caretaker.



* FanService: Averted -- despite eventually getting her swim, we never see Mel below her shoulders while she's in the pool.

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* FanService: {{Fanservice}}: Averted -- despite eventually getting her swim, we never see Mel below her shoulders while she's in the pool.



* RedshirtArmy: ''Not'' the Red Kangs, funnily. The Yellow Kangs are chewed up by the Cleaners before the seral starts, with only one girl remaining. We see her legs [[StuffedIntoATrashcan poking out of the Cleaner's dustbin]] moments after a Blue Kang radios in her disappearance.

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* RedshirtArmy: RedShirtArmy: ''Not'' the Red Kangs, funnily. The Yellow Kangs are chewed up by the Cleaners before the seral starts, with only one girl remaining. We see her legs [[StuffedIntoATrashcan poking out of the Cleaner's dustbin]] moments after a Blue Kang radios in her disappearance.
18th May '15 8:38:29 PM foxley
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* ElevatorButtonsMash: The Kangs do this, and the protagonists get stuck in an elevator they've done it to while fleeing from the monsters.
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