History Recap / DoctorWhoS2E3TheRescue

11th Jan '17 2:05:18 AM LondonKdS
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* MetaTwist: By this point fans had gotten used to the shows not so realistic costumes for aliens, so the reveal that Koquilion is really just costume and the Didonians actually look like normal humans, is actually a pretty good surprise.

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* MetaTwist: By this point fans had gotten used to the shows show's not so realistic costumes for aliens, so the reveal that Koquilion is really just a human in a costume and the Didonians actually look like normal humans, is actually a pretty good surprise. The Koquilion costume is actually a bit better looking than some other alien costumes of the era that are meant to be real monsters.
9th Jan '17 1:14:25 AM LondonKdS
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* ConvenientReplacementCharacter: Immediately after leaving Susan on 22nd-century Earth, the Doctor comes across a sweet teenage orphan interested in adventuring.
7th Oct '16 9:34:05 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* DisneyVillainDeath: Bennett is so shocked by the appearance of the people he thought he'd killed that he backs away over a cliff edge.


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* LiteralCliffhanger: The story ends with the TARDIS materializing at the edge of a cliff, only to tumble over.
5th Oct '16 5:10:34 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* RecycledSoundtrack: To save money, the score is reused from "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E2TheDaleks The Daleks]]"., which Christopher Barry had partially directed. He selected pieces from episodes one and four through seven of that serial.
8th Jan '16 3:20:51 AM MGD107
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* NeverOneMurder: Benet murdered a single crewman, to cover up his crime he killed the rest of the crew and then committed genocide against the peaceful Didonians's. He likewise tries to kill The Doctor, Ian and Barbara when they arrive.

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* MetaTwist: By this point fans had gotten used to the shows not so realistic costumes for aliens, so the reveal that Koquilion is really just costume and the Didonians actually look like normal humans, is actually a pretty good surprise.
* NeverOneMurder: Benet Bennett murdered a single crewman, to cover up his crime he killed the rest of the crew and then committed genocide against the peaceful Didonians's. He likewise tries to kill The Doctor, Ian and Barbara when they arrive.
17th Dec '15 3:42:58 PM TheAwesomeAutist
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* HeroicBSOD: At the start of the serial, the Doctor habitually asks Susan to help him with the TARDIS, only then realising that his beloved grand-daughter really has left. The akward few seconds of the Doctor helplessly standing in silence [[TearJerker really sell it]].
22nd Nov '15 2:58:17 PM MGD107
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* BeardOfEvil: Bennett.



* DirtyCoward: Bennett, he's reluctant enough to get into a fight with an old man when he thinks he has the advantage, but when confronted by two young, fit and very very angry Didonian survivors confront him he just backs away in terror.

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* DirtyCoward: Bennett, he's reluctant enough to get into a fight with an old man when he thinks he has the advantage, but when confronted by two young, fit and very very angry Didonian survivors confront him he just backs away in terror.



* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Bennett is the true main antagonist of the serial.

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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Bennett is the true main antagonist of the serial. However he is clearly not any sort of [[TheSociopath standard]]
22nd Nov '15 2:50:54 PM MGD107
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* DirtyCoward: Benet's he's reluctant enough to get into a fight with an old man when he thinks he has the advantage, but when confronted by two young, fit and very very angry Didonian survivors confront him he just backs away in terror.

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* DirtyCoward: Benet's Bennett, he's reluctant enough to get into a fight with an old man when he thinks he has the advantage, but when confronted by two young, fit and very very angry Didonian survivors confront him he just backs away in terror.



* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Benet is the true main antagonist of the serial.

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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Benet Bennett is the true main antagonist of the serial.



* TheSociopath: Benet is one of the most disturbed examples in the shows whole history, content to commit mass murder to the scale of outright genocide to save himself. What's most scary is just how casual he is about what he's done.

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* TheSociopath: Benet Bennett is one of the most disturbed examples in the shows whole history, content to commit mass murder to the scale of outright genocide to save himself. What's most scary is just how casual he is about what he's done.
22nd Nov '15 2:49:39 PM MGD107
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* DirtyCoward: Benet's he's reluctant enough to get into a fight with an old man when he thinks he has the advantage, but when confronted by two young, fit and very very angry Didonian survivors confront him he just backs away in terror.



* HumansAreTheRealMonsters

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* HumansAreTheRealMonstersHumansAreTheRealMonsters: Benet is the true main antagonist of the serial.



* NeverOneMurder

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* NeverOneMurderNeverOneMurder: Benet murdered a single crewman, to cover up his crime he killed the rest of the crew and then committed genocide against the peaceful Didonians's. He likewise tries to kill The Doctor, Ian and Barbara when they arrive.


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* TheSociopath: Benet is one of the most disturbed examples in the shows whole history, content to commit mass murder to the scale of outright genocide to save himself. What's most scary is just how casual he is about what he's done.
9th Jul '14 8:09:34 PM bobJohnson
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[[caption-width-right:350:That alien is a friggin' safety hazard!]]
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