History Recap / DoctorWhoS32E16GoodAsGold

22nd Oct '14 9:35:05 AM bwburke94
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Eleventh Doctor has a... bad hair day? [[BizarroEpisode Someone's flipped the weird switch on this story.]]]]

Written by the Children of Ashdene School.

Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizarroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadStrokes let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality. Anything is possible, even things that don't make sense. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and a Weeping Angel is thrown in to mix, with extra powers just for fun.

And now, a reading from TheOtherWiki:

Amy reminds the Doctor he needs to have an adventure once in a while, the Doctor complies and sets the TARDIS to its "adventure setting". After a series of malfunctions, the ship lands in the middle of the London 2012 Olympic Games, where they are visited by a panicked Olympic runner, who claims he is being chased. His pursuer is revealed as a Weeping Angel, who is seeking to seize the Olympic Flame and rob the planet of the good will and spirit it symbolizes. The Doctor vanquishes the Angel with the sonic screwdriver, and the runner resumes his mission. Before he leaves, he gives the Doctor his gold medal. As the Doctor prepares to embark on another adventure with Amy, the Weeping Angel begins to re-form....

Can be viewed [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_TfU8bTpqo&NR=1&feature=endscreen on YouTube]].

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!!Tropes:
* AbsenteeActor: Rory is missing.
* ContinuityNod: The Doctor once again winds up in the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E11FearHer 2012 Olympics]].
* ForTheEvulz: The Weeping Angel is going to steal the Olympic torch, which represents the good will and spirit of the Olympics.
* IMeantToDoThat: When you turn on the adventure setting, apparently it's ''supposed'' to emit sparks and blow bits up. And give the Doctor a facefull of steam, ruining his hair.
* NotQuiteDead / TheEndOrIsIt / NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: ...since when could Weeping Angels reform?
** Well, it might have a new ability because this is taking place in the Land of Fiction, where anything can happen contrary to the rules of reality. [[FridgeBrilliance If you want it to reform, it can do so there.]]

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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/good_as_gold_bad_hair_day_2632.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:The Eleventh Doctor has a... bad hair day? [[BizarroEpisode Someone's flipped the weird switch on this story.]]]]

Written by the Children of Ashdene School.

Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizarroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadStrokes let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality. Anything is possible, even things that don't make sense. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and a Weeping Angel is thrown in to mix, with extra powers just for fun.

And now, a reading from TheOtherWiki:

Amy reminds the Doctor he needs to have an adventure once in a while, the Doctor complies and sets the TARDIS to its "adventure setting". After a series of malfunctions, the ship lands in the middle of the London 2012 Olympic Games, where they are visited by a panicked Olympic runner, who claims he is being chased. His pursuer is revealed as a Weeping Angel, who is seeking to seize the Olympic Flame and rob the planet of the good will and spirit it symbolizes. The Doctor vanquishes the Angel with the sonic screwdriver, and the runner resumes his mission. Before he leaves, he gives the Doctor his gold medal. As the Doctor prepares to embark on another adventure with Amy, the Weeping Angel begins to re-form....

Can be viewed [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_TfU8bTpqo&NR=1&feature=endscreen on YouTube]].

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!!Tropes:
* AbsenteeActor: Rory is missing.
* ContinuityNod: The Doctor once again winds up in the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E11FearHer 2012 Olympics]].
* ForTheEvulz: The Weeping Angel is going to steal the Olympic torch, which represents the good will and spirit of the Olympics.
* IMeantToDoThat: When you turn on the adventure setting, apparently it's ''supposed'' to emit sparks and blow bits up. And give the Doctor a facefull of steam, ruining his hair.
* NotQuiteDead / TheEndOrIsIt / NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: ...since when could Weeping Angels reform?
** Well, it might have a new ability because this is taking place in the Land of Fiction, where anything can happen contrary to the rules of reality. [[FridgeBrilliance If you want it to reform, it can do so there.]]

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29th Jul '14 7:09:34 PM Tero
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Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizarroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadStrokes let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality where anything is possible. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and the Angels are back just for fun.

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Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizarroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadStrokes let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality where anything reality. Anything is possible.possible, even things that don't make sense. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and the Angels are back a Weeping Angel is thrown in to mix, with extra powers just for fun.
29th Jul '14 7:07:50 PM Tero
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Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizarroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadWriters let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality where anything is possible. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and the Angels are back just for fun.

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Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizarroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadWriters "[[BroadStrokes let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality where anything is possible. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and the Angels are back just for fun.
29th Jul '14 7:07:38 PM Tero
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Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizzaroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadWriters let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality where anything is possible. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and the Angels are back just for fun.

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Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizzaroEpisode [[BizarroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadWriters let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality where anything is possible. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and the Angels are back just for fun.
29th Jul '14 7:07:24 PM Tero
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Written by the Children of Ashdene School.

Behold, another story that was the byproduct of a ''Series/BluePeter'' contest. In 2012, the Eleventh Doctor and company were stuck in the Land of Fiction and needed somebody to write a story for them to get out. That should be your first clue [[BizzaroEpisode things are about to operate really high on the silly spectrum]]. ''Good is Gold'' is more of a "[[BroadWriters let the writers do as they please]]" story, after all, being a children's script. This is a LighterAndSofter tale, where the rules don't apply on continuity because it's taking place in a fictitious reality where anything is possible. Naturally, characters act even goofier than usual. That, and the Angels are back just for fun.



* BizarroEpisode: It's really out of whack with the continuity of the series, and the characters act even goofier than usual. Then again, it was written by a bunch of primary schoolers.




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** Well, it might have a new ability because this is taking place in the Land of Fiction, where anything can happen contrary to the rules of reality. [[FridgeBrilliance If you want it to reform, it can do so there.]]
29th Jul '14 6:52:32 PM Tero
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29th Jul '14 6:52:22 PM Tero
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Eleventh Doctor has a a... bad hair day...? [[BizarroEpisode Someone's flipped the weird switch on this story.]]]]
29th Jul '14 6:52:01 PM Tero
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29th Jul '14 6:51:39 PM Tero
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Eleventh Doctor has a bad hair day... [[BizarroEpisode Don't try to make sense of it]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Eleventh Doctor has a bad hair day... day. [[BizarroEpisode Don't try to make sense of it]].Someone's flipped the weird switch on this story.]]




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* BizarroEpisode: It's really out of whack with the continuity of the series, and the characters act even goofier than usual. Then again, it was written by a bunch of primary schoolers.
29th Jul '14 6:48:01 PM Tero
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Eleventh Doctor has a bad hair day... [[BizarroEpisode and things get weirder from there]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Eleventh Doctor has a bad hair day... [[BizarroEpisode and things get weirder from there]].Don't try to make sense of it]].]]
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