History Recap / DoctorWhoS32E11TheGodComplex

25th Apr '17 12:02:28 PM TimeLordVictorious
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Unfortunately, Amy opens up a door[[labelnote:*]]Room 7[[/labelnote]] that calls to her. Rita notices, and tells her "You shouldn't've done that." The Doctor happens to open another door (to Room 11) that has called to him, and glumly recognizes [[Recap/DoctorWhoCS2013TheTimeOfTheDoctor what is waiting for him]]. We never get to see it (although [[OhCrap the Cloister Bell is heard ringing]]), and he puts a "do not disturb" sign on the door.

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Unfortunately, Amy opens up a door[[labelnote:*]]Room 7[[/labelnote]] that calls to her. Rita notices, and tells her "You shouldn't've done that." The Doctor happens to open another door (to Room 11) that has called to him, and glumly recognizes [[Recap/DoctorWhoCS2013TheTimeOfTheDoctor [[Recap/DoctorWho2013CSTheTimeOfTheDoctor what is waiting for him]]. We never get to see it (although [[OhCrap the Cloister Bell is heard ringing]]), and he puts a "do not disturb" sign on the door.
25th Apr '17 12:02:10 PM TimeLordVictorious
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Unfortunately, Amy opens up a door[[labelnote:*]]Room 7[[/labelnote]] that calls to her. Rita notices, and tells her "You shouldn't've done that." The Doctor happens to open another door (to Room 11) that has called to him, and glumly recognizes what is waiting for him. We never get to see it (although [[OhCrap the Cloister Bell is heard ringing]]), and he puts a "do not disturb" sign on the door.

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Unfortunately, Amy opens up a door[[labelnote:*]]Room 7[[/labelnote]] that calls to her. Rita notices, and tells her "You shouldn't've done that." The Doctor happens to open another door (to Room 11) that has called to him, and glumly recognizes [[Recap/DoctorWhoCS2013TheTimeOfTheDoctor what is waiting for him.him]]. We never get to see it (although [[OhCrap the Cloister Bell is heard ringing]]), and he puts a "do not disturb" sign on the door.
31st Mar '17 6:20:43 PM AthenaBlue
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* ConspicuousCGI: {{Invoked|Trope}}. When Joe escapes his restraints, the rope comes loose on its own, and it's ''very'' obvious CGI. This is the first hint that the hotel is actually a hologram.



* ConspicuousCGI: {{Invoked|Trope}}. When Joe escapes his restraints, the rope comes loose on its own, and it's ''very'' obvious CGI. This is the first hint that the hotel is actually a hologram.
22nd Mar '17 8:25:49 PM AthenaBlue
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*** One of the main characters gets {{Mind Rape}}d by the MOTW and nearly dies, only being saved (along with the last [=survivor(s)=] of the people already present) at the last minute by the actions of another main character.

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*** One of the main characters gets {{Mind Rape}}d by the MOTW and nearly dies, only being saved (along with the last [=survivor(s)=] of the people already present) at the last minute by the actions of another main character.
6th Mar '17 11:13:59 PM AthenaBlue
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*** One of the main characters gets {{Mind Rape}}d by the MOTW and nearly dies, only being saved (along with the last survivor(s) of the people already present) at the last minute by the actions of another main character.

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*** One of the main characters gets {{Mind Rape}}d by the MOTW and nearly dies, only being saved (along with the last survivor(s) [=survivor(s)=] of the people already present) at the last minute by the actions of another main character.
6th Mar '17 11:12:56 PM AthenaBlue
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[[caption-width-right:350:Time to get psychological...]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Time to get psychological...psychological . . .]]



Interior: [[Film/TheShining the Overlook Hotel]]. A policewoman, Lucy, cautiously walks along the hotel's red carpet hallways. Seeing a specific door, she turns and opens it. A gorilla steps out from the suite's bathroom and stares back at her. There are other nightmares: shadows, creatures, [[Literature/{{It}} a clown sitting on a bed with a balloon]]. Flashes of something go through her head along with the words "praise him". A smile crosses her face, and she closes the door. Taking out a worn notepad, she starts to anxiously write down how she is the last one left, but it doesn't matter now because she will be released soon. Her writing turns automatic, as she becomes [[MadnessMantra stuck on the words]] "praise him, praise him...".

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Interior: [[Film/TheShining the Overlook Hotel]]. A policewoman, Lucy, cautiously walks along the hotel's red carpet hallways. Seeing a specific door, she turns and opens it. A gorilla steps out from the suite's bathroom and stares back at her. There are other nightmares: shadows, creatures, [[Literature/{{It}} a clown sitting on a bed with a balloon]]. Flashes of something go through her head along with the words "praise him". A smile crosses her face, and she closes the door. Taking out a worn notepad, she starts to anxiously write down how she is the last one left, but it doesn't matter now because she will be released soon. Her writing turns automatic, as she becomes [[MadnessMantra stuck on the words]] "praise him, praise him...".
him . . ."



* AlasPoorVillain: The Minotaur feeds because it must, and wishes it didn't. The Doctor pities it as it dies and it pities the Doctor. [[WhoWantsToLiveForever Because he won't die.]]

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* AlasPoorVillain: The Minotaur feeds because it must, and wishes it didn't. The Doctor pities it as it dies dies, and it pities the Doctor. [[WhoWantsToLiveForever Because he won't die.]]



** It's downplayed by Rita, who as the one character whose faith is in actual religion, is the one who greets her death with the most courage and dignity, while the others turned into gibbering fools.

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** It's downplayed by Rita, who as the one character whose faith is in an actual religion, is the one who greets her death with the most courage and dignity, while the others turned into gibbering fools.



-->'''Amy:''' That's not a question I thought I'd be asking this morning...

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-->'''Amy:''' That's not a question I thought I'd be asking this morning...morning . . .



* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Basically what the Doctor's 'god complex' is -- he can and must save everyone, always. Rita pulls him up on it, asking him why he thinks it's his duty to save them all.
* ConspiracyTheorist: Howie decides that they're in a facility in Norway built by the CIA for when the world is destroyed when it collides with another planet.

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* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Basically what the Doctor's 'god complex' "god complex" is -- he can and must save everyone, always. Rita pulls him up on it, asking him why he thinks it's his duty to save them all.
* ConspiracyTheorist: Howie decides that they're in a facility in Norway built by the CIA for when the world is destroyed when it collides with another planet.



'''Howie:''' It's all there on the internet.\\

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'''Howie:''' It's all there on the internet.Internet.\\



** "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E12ThePandoricaOpens An ancient creature drenched in the blood of innocents...]]"

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** "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E12ThePandoricaOpens An ancient creature drenched in the blood of innocents...innocents . . .]]"



* CreatorCameo: One of the producers of the show is on the wall as someone who has been consumed.
* DeathSeeker:
** The Minotaur wants nothing more than to die, but instinct drives it to feed.

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* CreatorCameo: One of the producers of the show is on the wall as someone who has been consumed.
one of the past victims.
* DeathSeeker:
DeathSeeker:
** The Minotaur wants nothing more than to die, but instinct drives it to feed.



* HenpeckedHusband: Rory's first response after getting unexpectedly knocked down: "[[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale Something hit me... was it Amy?]]" He mentions once being [[ShoeSlap hit by a shoe]] when he spoke ill of the Doctor in front of her. A shoe she had to bend down and unlace ''first!'' It's averted at the end of the episode. Rory goes over a number of reasons why Amy won't want to accept the Doctor's gift of the CoolCar... then decides he can live with it. He ''really'' wants the car.

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* HenpeckedHusband: Rory's first response after getting unexpectedly knocked down: "[[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale Something hit me...me . . . was it Amy?]]" He mentions once being [[ShoeSlap hit by a shoe]] when he spoke ill of the Doctor in front of her. A shoe she had to bend down and unlace ''first!'' It's averted at the end of the episode. Rory goes over a number of reasons why Amy won't want to accept the Doctor's gift of the CoolCar...CoolCar . . . then decides he can live with it. He ''really'' wants the car.



* IronicNurseryRhyme: ''Here comes a candle to light you to bed. Here comes a chopper to chop off your head. Chop... chop... chop... chop!'' Double points for being a real nursery rhyme. Note to foreigners: British nursery rhymes are [[http://www.rhymes.org.uk/oranges_and_lemons.htm deeply disturbing.]]

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* IronicNurseryRhyme: ''Here comes a candle to light you to bed. Here comes a chopper to chop off your head. Chop... chop... chop...Chop . . . chop . . . chop . . . chop!'' Double points for being a real nursery rhyme. Note to foreigners: British nursery rhymes are [[http://www.rhymes.org.uk/oranges_and_lemons.htm deeply disturbing.]]



-->'''The Doctor''': Are there any more of you?\\
'''Rita''': Joe. But he's tied up right now.\\
'''The Doctor''': Doing what?\\
'''Rita''': No. I mean he's tied up right now.

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-->'''The Doctor''': Doctor:''' Are there any more of you?\\
'''Rita''': '''Rita:''' Joe. But he's tied up right now.\\
'''The Doctor''': Doctor:''' Doing what?\\
'''Rita''': '''Rita:''' No. I mean he's tied up right now.



-->"You haven't seen the last of me. Bad Penny is my middle name. Seriously, the looks I get when I fill in a form..."
* MindRape: The Minotaur digs into a person's mind to find their fear, uses it to expose their faith, and then converts that faith into faith in itself, and in the process, turns them into giddy and zealous death seekers.

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-->"You haven't seen the last of me. Bad Penny is my middle name. Seriously, the looks I get when I fill in a form...form . . ."
* MindRape: The Minotaur digs into a person's mind to find their fear, uses it to expose their faith, and then converts that faith into faith in itself, and in the process, turns them into giddy and zealous death seekers.



** When the Doctor finds his room: we hear the cloister bell ringing, and can assume that a person is in there, but that's all.
* NotSoDifferent: The Minotaur and the Doctor are both ancient creatures soaked in the blood of the innocent. The difference is that the former wants to die.

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** When the Doctor finds his room: we hear the cloister bell Cloister Bell ringing, and can assume that a person is in there, but that's all.
* NotSoDifferent: The Minotaur and the Doctor are both ancient creatures soaked in the blood of the innocent. The difference is that the former wants to die.



* OneSteveLimit: In the script read-through (shown on ''Series/DoctorWhoConfidential'') the policewoman in the opening sequence is named Lucy Miller. By the time of the episode, she has been renamed as Lucy Hayward, presumably to avoid confusion with [[Characters/BigFinishDoctorWho Lucie Miller]].

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* OneSteveLimit: In the script read-through (shown on ''Series/DoctorWhoConfidential'') the policewoman in the opening sequence is was named Lucy Miller. By the time of the episode, she has had been renamed as Lucy Hayward, presumably to avoid confusion with [[Characters/BigFinishDoctorWho Lucie Miller]].



--> '''The Doctor:''' "Your civilisation is one of the oldest in the galaxy. Now I see why. Your cowardice isn't quaint, it's sly, aggressive. It's how that gene of gutlessness has survived while so many others have perished."

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--> '''The -->'''The Doctor:''' "Your civilisation is one of the oldest in the galaxy. Now I see why. Your cowardice isn't quaint, it's sly, aggressive. It's how that gene of gutlessness has survived while so many others have perished."



** The setup of the episode as a whole is clearly based on the Minotaur of Crete from Myth/GreekMythology: A bull / man monster trapped in an inescapable labyrinth, with victims periodically chucked in for it to feed on.

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** The setup of the episode as a whole is clearly based on the Minotaur of Crete from Myth/GreekMythology: A bull / man bull[=/=]man monster trapped in an inescapable labyrinth, with victims periodically chucked in for it to feed on.
12th Feb '17 9:24:22 AM AthenaBlue
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* ConspicuousCGI: {{Invoked|Trope}}. When Joe escapes his restraints, the rope comes loose on its own, and it's ''very'' obvious CGI. This is the first hint that the hotel is actually a hologram.
12th Feb '17 2:14:59 AM AthenaBlue
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-->'''Rita:''' You are a ''medical'' doctor, aren't you? You don't have a degree in . . . ''cheese'' making?

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-->'''Rita:''' You are a ''medical'' doctor, aren't you? You don't have a degree in . . . ''cheese'' making?making or something?



* PsychologicalTormentZone: First captives are baffled by their sudden appearance in the hotel. Then they are scared out of their shit. Then whatever they belive in is used to brainwash them.

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* PsychologicalTormentZone: First captives are baffled by their sudden appearance in the hotel. Then they are scared out of their shit. Then whatever they belive believe in is used to brainwash them.
12th Feb '17 2:08:46 AM AthenaBlue
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** The wall of photos has numerous aliens the Doctor has encountered over the years, either as the victims themselves or fears of the victims, including a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E1NewEarth Sister of Plenitude]], a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E15PlanetOfTheDead Tritovore]], a Sontaran, a Judoon and the Daleks.

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** The wall of photos has numerous aliens the Doctor has encountered over the years, either as the victims themselves or fears of the victims, including a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E1NewEarth Sister of Plenitude]], a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E15PlanetOfTheDead Tritovore]], a Sontaran, a Judoon Judoon, a Silurian and the Daleks.
12th Feb '17 2:08:07 AM AthenaBlue
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** The wall of photos has numerous aliens the Doctor has encountered over the years, either as the victims themselves or fears of the victims, including a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E1NewEarth Sister of Plenitude]], a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E15PlanetOfTheDead Tritovore]], a Sontaran and a Judoon.

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** The wall of photos has numerous aliens the Doctor has encountered over the years, either as the victims themselves or fears of the victims, including a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E1NewEarth Sister of Plenitude]], a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E15PlanetOfTheDead Tritovore]], a Sontaran Sontaran, a Judoon and a Judoon.the Daleks.



** This isn't the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E6TheVampiresOfVenice first time]] Rory has wielded a mop. Or a broom. The Doctor, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang too.

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** This isn't the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E6TheVampiresOfVenice first time]] Rory has wielded a mop. Or a broom. The Doctor, [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang too.too]].
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