History Recap / DoctorWhoS5E4TheEnemyoftheWorld

21st Oct '17 3:48:13 AM PaulA
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-->--'''Griffin''' the chef

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-->--'''Griffin''' -->-- '''Griffin''' the chef



* {{Blackmail}}: How Salamander keeps a hold on Fedorin. He also blackmails Fariah in to working as his food taster, which is why she hates him so much.

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* {{Blackmail}}: How Salamander keeps a hold on Fedorin. He also blackmails Fariah in to into working as his food taster, which is why she hates him so much.



* DecontaminationChamber: Salamander's radiation chamber is a major plot point, even though it is completely non-functional.

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* DecontaminationChamber: Salamander's The underground bunker has a decontamination chamber with a prominently-displayed radiation chamber meter that Salamander makes a show of going through every time he returns from the supposedly-ravaged surface. One of the ways Astrid persuades the bunker people that she's telling the truth is a major plot point, even though it by deducing and then demonstrating that the meter is completely non-functional.rigged to show a high level of radiation that falls as "decontamination" takes place and will do so regardless of what goes in the chamber.



* LiteralCliffhanger: The TARDIS tilted sideways while Second was fighting against Salamander, with everyone except for him hanging onto the ship. This was resolve at the beginning of the next serial.

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* LastRequest: When Swann, the leader of the bunker, begins to doubt Salamander's account of the surface world, Salamander takes him up to see for himself and then kills him. He doesn't die immediately, and after Salamander leaves he is found by Astrid. He asks her to promise to rescue the rest of the people in the bunker, and she does.
* LiteralCliffhanger: The TARDIS tilted tilts sideways while Second was the Doctor is fighting against Salamander, with everyone except for him Salamander hanging onto the ship. This was resolve resolved at the beginning of the next serial.



* MoralDissonance: The Doctor explains that he was suspicious of Kent from the start because of his open desire to kill Salamander. Which is a bit hypocritical given that Two is one of the most unhesitatingly self-righteous of Doctors when it comes to killing bad guys, and had several speeches in other stories about the need to actively fight the forces of evil. Though to be fair, Two like all Doctor’s is willing to spare villains if he can.

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* MoralDissonance: The Doctor explains that he was suspicious of Kent from the start because of his open desire to kill Salamander. Which is a bit hypocritical given that Two is one of the most unhesitatingly self-righteous of Doctors when it comes to killing bad guys, and had several speeches in other stories about the need to actively fight the forces of evil. Though to be fair, Two like all Doctor’s Doctors is willing to spare villains if he can.



* TamperingWithFoodAndDrink: What Fedorin is a victim of.

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* TamperingWithFoodAndDrink: What Salamander blackmails Fedorin into disposing of Denes by poisoning his food, but Fedorin is a victim of.unable to go through with it. Salamander then disposes of Fedorin by poisoning his drink with the poison he was meant to use on Denes.



* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Salamanders's invention, the Sun Store, is helping to feed the world. Three or four crops can be grown in a single growing season, and formerly arid areas have become productive areas when it comes to producing food. This has resulted in enormous popularity for Salamander.

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* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Salamanders's Salamander's invention, the Sun Store, is helping to feed the world. Three or four crops can be grown in a single growing season, and formerly arid areas have become productive areas when it comes to producing food. This has resulted in enormous popularity for Salamander.



-->'''Jamie''': Me, Doctor? [[OutOfCharacterAlert You never let me touch the controls.]]\\
'''The Doctor''': (''speaking from behind them'') You're quite right, Jamie.

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-->'''Jamie''': -->'''Jamie:''' Me, Doctor? [[OutOfCharacterAlert You never let me touch the controls.]]\\
'''The Doctor''': (''speaking Doctor:''' ''[speaking from behind them'') them]'' You're quite right, Jamie.



--->'''Bruce''': ''(puzzled about Salamander's apparent unannounced departure)'' Did you see the rocket take off?\\
'''Benik''': Do you mean did I stand there waving my handkerchief? Hardly.

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--->'''Bruce''': ''(puzzled --->'''Bruce:''' ''[puzzled about Salamander's apparent unannounced departure)'' departure]'' Did you see the rocket take off?\\
'''Benik''': '''Benik:''' Do you mean did I stand there waving my handkerchief? Hardly.



--->'''The Doctor''': ''(after the OutOfCharacterAlert blows Salamander's cover)'' Welcome to the TARDIS.\\
'''Salamander''': Thank you. You're doing so well impersonating me, I thought I might return the compliment.

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--->'''The Doctor''': ''(after Doctor:''' ''[after the OutOfCharacterAlert blows Salamander's cover)'' cover]'' Welcome to the TARDIS.\\
'''Salamander''': '''Salamander:''' Thank you. You're You were doing so well impersonating me, I thought I might return the compliment.
21st Oct '17 3:27:30 AM PaulA
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* AbsenteeActor: Jamie and Victoria are absent from the fourth episode, as Frazer Hines and Deborah Watling were on holiday.


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* WrittenInAbsence: Jamie and Victoria are absent from the fourth episode, as Frazer Hines and Deborah Watling were on holiday. This is covered in the story by Jamie and Victoria being captured at the end of episode three and held prisoner somewhere off-screen until being brought out for interrogation in episode five.
9th Oct '17 6:09:23 PM powerofone65
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* MoralDissonance: The Doctor explains that he was suspicious of Kent from the start because of his open desire to kill Salamander. Which is a bit hypocritical given that Two is one of the most unhesitatingly self-righteous of Doctors when it comes to killing bad guys, and had several speeches in other stories about the need to actively fight the forces of evil.

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* MoralDissonance: The Doctor explains that he was suspicious of Kent from the start because of his open desire to kill Salamander. Which is a bit hypocritical given that Two is one of the most unhesitatingly self-righteous of Doctors when it comes to killing bad guys, and had several speeches in other stories about the need to actively fight the forces of evil. Though to be fair, Two like all Doctor’s is willing to spare villains if he can.
9th Oct '17 5:03:16 PM PaulA
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* TheKetchupTest: In one scene, Astrid and Giles fake Giles's death, using kitchen materials to make a phony bloodstain. At the end of the scene, Giles dips his finger in the "blood", tastes it, and makes a face.


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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: When the Doctor infiltrates the research station disguised as Salamander, his impersonation is so good that Jamie and Victoria aren't sure it's really him until he mimes playing his recorder (and complains about Jamie making him leave the actual recorder in the TARDIS).
7th Oct '17 4:48:31 AM PaulA
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* MatchCut: The scene where Salamander and Bruce realise there's a fake Salamander on the loose ends with a close-up of Salamander's face, which dissolves to a close-up of the Doctor's face that begins the next scene.
7th Oct '17 4:46:36 AM PaulA
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* AirVentPassageway: Used by Giles, Fariah and the Doctor to escape a security cordon. (The actual air vent is not shown, only the hatch they enter through; when next seen they have already emerged from the far end.)


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* FakeoutEscape: At one point, Benik's security men have Astrid surrounded in Kent's office. They break in to find the room apparently empty, and an air vent hatch ajar, and rush off to try and intercept her at the air conditioning plant. Then the camera pans down to reveal she was hiding under Kent's desk.
1st Oct '17 6:38:17 AM PaulA
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** Also, this line at the end of Episode 3:
--->'''Donald Bruce''': It WAS you!...or rather...someone ''like'' you.
30th Sep '17 9:41:08 PM PaulA
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* VanillaEdition: Because both this and "[[Recap.DoctorWhoS5E5TheWebOfFear The Web of Fear]]" were found recently, the DVD releases contain no bonus features.

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* VanillaEdition: Because both this and "[[Recap.DoctorWhoS5E5TheWebOfFear The Web of Fear]]" the episodes were found recently, lost for years and only recovered only in 2013, after most of the series was out on DVD already, the DVD releases contain release contains no bonus features.features so that it could be released as soon as possible after the recovery became public knowledge.
30th Sep '17 9:34:12 PM PaulA
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* BlackmailIsSuchAnUglyWord: Fedorin points out that the dossier Salamander has on him constitutes blackmail, but Salamander prefers to describe it as "comprehensive insurance".



* GladYouThoughtOfIt: Salamander plots for Fedorin to replace Denes as Controller of the European Zone, but doesn't say anything about it to anyone but Fedorin until Bruce remarks that with Denes gone, Fedorin is the obvious replacement, to which Salamander's response is, "Oh, what an interesting idea".



* HeyWait: When Astrid infiltrates Salamander's HQ in Hungary disguised as a messenger, she passes a guard, who calls her back -- to ask her to have drink with him when they're both off duty.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Bruce maybe ruthless, but he's willing to listen when presented with evidence that Salamander isn't what he seems to be. The Doctor even notes this: "I think I know what kind of man you are, honest and reasonable"

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Bruce maybe may be ruthless, but he's willing to listen when presented with evidence that Salamander isn't what he seems to be. The Doctor even notes this: "I think I know what kind of man you are, honest and reasonable"reasonable."


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* StaffOfAuthority: Donald Bruce, Salamander's head of security, carries a swagger stick.
30th Sep '17 3:52:38 AM PaulA
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* AnswerCut: When Astrid and Denes are meeting, Astrid asks Denes if there's any chance his assistant Fedorin will betray him, and Denes says he can think of no reason why Fedorin would. Cut to Salamander blackmailing Fedorin over to his own side.
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