History Recap / DoctorWhoS33E13TheNameOfTheDoctor

21st Jul '16 8:52:00 PM skidoo23
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* HilariousInHindsight: The 2015 Christmas special would reveal that [[spoiler: by the time of her death in the Library, River had already met the Twelfth Doctor. It is therefore very possible that, despite not letting on, she already knows at least something of Clara Oswald. This adds extra humour to her realization that the Doctor had given Clara the impression that River was a man.]]


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** River once again demonstrates that she knows the Doctor's name, though we do not hear.
** Zigzagged with Clara. Although the episode reveals that she remembers information she heard in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E10JourneyToTheCentreOfTheTardis Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS]]", even though the timeline was reset, one key piece of information that does not survived that she obtained in the previous episode was the Doctor's name.
14th Jul '16 12:48:40 AM TimeLordVictorious
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Clara's scattered across time and space, from Gallifrey to Earth, seeing the Doctor -- ''all'' Doctors -- move around her. She confronts the First Doctor and Susan when they're about to steal the TARDIS, spots the Sixth while he walks past her on the TARDIS, tries to get the attention of the Third [[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors as he's driving by in]] [[CoolCar Bessie]], follows the Fourth as he's [[Recap/DoctorWhoS15E6TheInvasionOfTime walking through corridors on Gallifrey]], rushes after the Second [[OffscreenMomentOfAwesome while he's having an adventure with the Eighth]], watches the Fifth as he's [[Recap/DoctorWhoS20E1ArcOfInfinity trapped inside the Matrix]], tries to rescue the Seventh while he's [[Recap/DoctorWhoS24E4Dragonfire dangling from a cliff on Ice World]], and confronts the Eleventh when he's [[Recap/DoctorWho2012CSTheSnowmen temporarily retiring in 19th century London]]. None of them, except the First and the Eleventh, ever properly notice her.

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Clara's scattered across time and space, from Gallifrey to Earth, seeing the Doctor -- ''all'' Doctors -- move around her. She confronts the First Doctor and Susan when they're about to steal the TARDIS, spots the Sixth while he walks past her on the TARDIS, tries to get the attention of the Third [[Recap/DoctorWho20thASTheFiveDoctors as he's driving by in]] [[CoolCar Bessie]], follows the Fourth as he's [[Recap/DoctorWhoS15E6TheInvasionOfTime walking through corridors on Gallifrey]], rushes after the Second [[OffscreenMomentOfAwesome while he's having an adventure with the Eighth]], watches the Fifth as he's [[Recap/DoctorWhoS20E1ArcOfInfinity trapped inside the Matrix]], tries to rescue the Seventh while he's [[Recap/DoctorWhoS24E4Dragonfire dangling from a cliff on Ice World]], the Tenth Doctor [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E8SilenceInTheLibrary in the]] [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E9ForestOfTheDead library]], and confronts the Eleventh when he's [[Recap/DoctorWho2012CSTheSnowmen temporarily retiring in 19th century London]]. None of them, except the First and the Eleventh, ever properly notice her.
11th Jul '16 10:42:15 AM skidoo23
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* TheMissusAndTheEx: Clara, the Doctor's current companion (and, it is implied heavily, most recently in the "She Said, He Said", someone he has fallen for) meets and works alongside River Song, the Doctor's former companion and onetime wife. (At this point in the series, the Doctor is believed to have already said goodbye to River before her death, and it is stated several times in this episode that both River and the Doctor accept that she is now dead.)
11th Jul '16 10:32:25 AM skidoo23
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* SorryThatImDying: Jenna tearfully apologizes to Vastra that has just been murdered.

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* SmallRoleBigImpact: Technically, every version of Clara is said to be a unique individual, but linked to the Doctor. So if every echo seen is a different person, then the "Clara" seen guiding the First Doctor to the proper TARDIS may be the smallest role with the biggest impact of all, as her actions basically made the ''entire franchise'' happen.
* SorryThatImDying: Jenna Jenny tearfully apologizes to Vastra that has just been murdered.
17th Dec '15 8:41:23 PM Aspie
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** The title is an example as well: It doesn't refer to The Doctor's name, as many expected, but rather to the name "The Doctor" and what it means to use it.
15th Dec '15 7:29:10 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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The Doctor tries to urge Clara to leave his timestream and not question the origins of the figure in front of them, desperately masking that person's identity. But she's already seen the one thing no one should have ever had access to inside the Doctor's memories. His biggest secret isn't his name, it's a person (played by Creator/JohnHurt). A regeneration of the Doctor who committed an act so horrifying, he had to ''give up'' [[TitleDrop the name of "the Doctor"]]. To be continued...

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The Doctor tries to urge Clara to leave his timestream and not question the origins of the figure in front of them, desperately masking that person's identity. But she's already seen the one thing no one should have ever had access to inside the Doctor's memories. His biggest secret isn't his name, it's a person (played by Creator/JohnHurt). A regeneration incarnation of the Doctor who committed an act so horrifying, he had to ''give up'' [[TitleDrop the name of "the Doctor"]]. To be continued...
13th Dec '15 4:06:48 PM astrakhan
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* AllThereInTheManual: ''The Doctor's Lives and Times'', a book comprised of documents written by and about the Doctor and released as part of the 50th anniversary, tied into "The Name of the Doctor" by photoshopping Clara into various photos. At one point she's disguised as a Movellan.
20th Oct '15 1:28:04 PM TLYoungPro
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**This of course contradicts the Intelligence's character as shown in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E5TheWebOfFear "The Web of Fear"]], where it makes clear to the Doctor that he didn't want revenge from the last time he'd been defeated, noting that "revenge is a very human emotion."
1st Aug '15 7:32:06 AM Odon
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* HollywoodTorches: The catacombs have torches [[BattleTrophy made from Dalek eye stalks!]]
1st Aug '15 7:28:23 AM Odon
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* DoubleMeaning
-->'''Strax:''' The heart is a relatively simple thing.
-->'''Vastra:''' ''(cradling Jenny)'' I have not found it to be so.
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