History Recap / DoctorWhoS27E6Dalek

20th Apr '16 3:34:04 PM nighttrainfm
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* ShockingVoiceIdentityReveal: The Dalek's distinctive voice and [[TalkingLightbulb flashing headlamps]] are all the Doctor needs for the horror to sink in.
10th Jan '16 9:52:54 AM morenohijazo
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* SuicideDare: The Ninth Doctor delivers this line almost verbatim to the titular creature, and gets a great big ShutUpHannibal for his efforts. An unusual case of the [[AntiHero (anti-)]]hero delivering this line to the villain.
21st Dec '15 8:30:34 AM frosty
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** Although not named, Davros is given a ShoutOut when the Doctor is asked who created the Daleks.
--->'''The Doctor:''' By a genius, van Statten. A man who was king of his own little world. [[StealthInsult You'd like him]].



** The Daleks putting the "technical" in the Doctor's TechnicalPacifist nature is [[Recap/DoctorWhoS10E4PlanetOfTheDaleks nothing]] [[Recap/DoctorWhoS21E4ResurrectionOfTheDaleks new]]. (See also BerserkButton.)
** Van Statten's line about how his men are replaceable but the Dalek is unique is quoted almost word-for-word (replacing "Krynoid" with "Dalek") from Harrison Chase in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E6TheSeedsOfDoom "The Seeds of Doom"]].
6th Oct '15 4:20:19 PM Rytex
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** "EL-LEVATE!" After years of being joke antagonists, one line made quite sure these would be far more terrifying and less joke-prone than their older incarnations.
4th Oct '15 11:05:27 PM ThallianGold
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* BatmanGrabsAGun: The Doctor, upon realizing what Van Statten's hiding, tries to torture the Dalek to death.


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* CharacterShilling: The Doctor's description of the damage one Dalek could do unchecked. Notably, this episode reintroduces the Daleks from the original show as a threat, when previously they'd suffered BadassDecay. TropesAreNotBad.


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** Played straight with the old Cyberman head, foreshadowing the next series.


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** "DOK. TOR." While the title gave away what Van Statten had in his basement, hearing the voice again qualifies both in-universe and for fans.
29th Jun '15 10:52:56 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* ChewingTheScenery: The Doctor starts ''literally'' foaming at the mouth. {{Justified|Trope}} because, well, it's a ''[[TheDreaded Dalek]]''.

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* ChewingTheScenery: The Doctor starts ''literally'' foaming at the mouth. {{Justified|Trope}} because, well, it's a ''[[TheDreaded Dalek]]''.



* [[ICannotSelfTerminate I Cannot Self-EXTERMINATE]]: Well, it can, but only if it's ordered to first.

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* [[ICannotSelfTerminate I Cannot Self-EXTERMINATE]]: Well, it ICannotSelfTerminate It can, but only if it's ordered to first.



** On a lesser scale, but still counting due to how how much it changes the stakes from Classic Who: "[[AC:E-LE-VATE!]]"
*** Well, if you haven't seen Recap/DoctorWhoS25E1RemembranceOfTheDaleks, that is.
20th Jun '15 5:47:34 AM Odon
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* BadBoss: Henry van Statten keeps control via his army of {{mook}}s and by brain-wiping his executives on a whim, keeping them in a state of sycophantic terror. Unfortunately by insisting the Dalek be captured [[WeHaveReserves regardless of casualties]] he alienates his security force, and by breaking down in fear in front of Goddard he loses her respect. Both quickly join forces to depose him after the crisis is over.



* KickTheDog: Van Statten brainwipes his executives on a whim, just to keep them in a state of sycophantic obedience.

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* KickTheDog: Van Statten brainwipes his executives on a whim, just to keep them in a state of sycophantic obedience.has an executive brainwiped simply for giving him the wrong answer.
20th Jun '15 5:38:26 AM Odon
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* FalseInnocenceTrick
20th Jun '15 5:30:43 AM Odon
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* ElectrifiedBathtub: The Dalek triggering the sprinkler system and electrocuting the guards through the resulting puddles.



* KickTheDog: The Dalek triggering the sprinkler system and electrocuting the guards through the resulting puddles.

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* KickTheDog: The Dalek triggering the sprinkler system and electrocuting the guards through the resulting puddles.Van Statten brainwipes his executives on a whim, just to keep them in a state of sycophantic obedience.
3rd Jun '15 6:52:27 PM Digifiend
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***Well, if you haven't seen Recap/DoctorWhoS25E1RemembranceOfTheDaleks, that is.
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