History WebAnimation / ScreamOfTheShalka

28th May '17 6:38:55 PM MarkLungo
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* GreatOffscreenWar: The Time Lords are alluded to be directing the Doctor's actions, and the novelisation and other extraneous materials [[AllThereInTheMatrix explain]] that in the continuity envisioned at the time, the Time Lords had been wiped out by an AlienInvasion, resulting in their imprisonment in the Matrix ([[Franchise/TheMatrix no, not that one]]), and subsequently, their taking of control over the TARDIS, resulting in the Doctor being forced into dangerous situations as their agent. Apparently, the unnamed past companion who resulted in the "leave the girl behind" rule was the President of Gallifrey's daughter, and was killed in the invasion: the same invasion also resulted [[spoiler: in the Master's VillainsDyingGrace death in a HeroicSacrifice]], which impressed the Doctor enough to resurrect him into an Android body.

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* GreatOffscreenWar: The Time Lords are alluded to be directing the Doctor's actions, and the novelisation and other extraneous materials [[AllThereInTheMatrix [[AllThereInTheManual explain]] that in the continuity envisioned at the time, the Time Lords had been wiped out by an AlienInvasion, resulting in their imprisonment in the Matrix ([[Franchise/TheMatrix no, not that one]]), and subsequently, their taking of control over the TARDIS, resulting in the Doctor being forced into dangerous situations as their agent. Apparently, the unnamed past companion who resulted in the "leave the girl behind" rule was the President of Gallifrey's daughter, and was killed in the invasion: the same invasion also resulted [[spoiler: in the Master's VillainsDyingGrace death in a HeroicSacrifice]], which impressed the Doctor enough to resurrect him into an Android body.
28th May '17 6:38:04 PM MarkLungo
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* GreatOffscreenWar: The Time Lords are alluded to be directing the Doctor's actions, and the novelisation and other extraneous materials explain that in the continuity envisioned at the time, the Time Lords had been wiped out by an alien invasion, resulting in their imprisonment in the Matrix, [[{{TheMatrix}} no, not that one,]] and subsequently, their taking of control over the TARDIS, resulting in the Doctor being forced into dangerous situations as their agent. Apparently, the unnamed past companion who resulted in the "leave the girl behind" rule was the President of Gallifrey's daughter, and was killed in the invasion: the same invasion also resulted [[spoiler: in the Master's VillainsDyingGrace death in a HeroicSacrifice]], which impressed the Doctor enough to resurrect him into an Android body.

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* GreatOffscreenWar: The Time Lords are alluded to be directing the Doctor's actions, and the novelisation and other extraneous materials explain [[AllThereInTheMatrix explain]] that in the continuity envisioned at the time, the Time Lords had been wiped out by an alien invasion, AlienInvasion, resulting in their imprisonment in the Matrix, [[{{TheMatrix}} Matrix ([[Franchise/TheMatrix no, not that one,]] one]]), and subsequently, their taking of control over the TARDIS, resulting in the Doctor being forced into dangerous situations as their agent. Apparently, the unnamed past companion who resulted in the "leave the girl behind" rule was the President of Gallifrey's daughter, and was killed in the invasion: the same invasion also resulted [[spoiler: in the Master's VillainsDyingGrace death in a HeroicSacrifice]], which impressed the Doctor enough to resurrect him into an Android body.
28th May '17 6:33:52 PM MarkLungo
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** {{Irony}}: Funny thing is, of course, the Fifth Doctor is now his father-in-law, and [[PromotedFanboy he's also been the Doctor himself]].
* CreepyGood: The Doctor is particularly tall dark and snarky [[TheNthDoctor this time around]], tracks Alison to her home using a one-second glance he got at her pay slip, enthuses about the beauty of the Shalka HiveMind, causally mentions killing thousands in the past after the climax and generally behaves like a less drunken Withnail [[RecycledInSpace in space]]. He's also perfectly sweet to a random old lady he meets on the street, gives his apologies to Alison for the death of her friend Kim before the story began, is hesitant to bring Alison with him because he doesn't want to get anyone else killed and has a hint of a sad backstory, so it's a strange balance.

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** {{Irony}}: Funny thing is, of course, [[Creator/PeterDavison the Fifth Doctor Doctor]] is now his father-in-law, and [[PromotedFanboy he's also been the Doctor himself]].
* CreepyGood: The Doctor is particularly tall dark and snarky TallDarkAndSnarky [[TheNthDoctor this time around]], tracks Alison to her home using a one-second glance he got at her pay slip, enthuses about the beauty of the Shalka HiveMind, causally mentions killing thousands in the past after the climax and generally behaves like a less drunken Withnail [[RecycledInSpace in space]]. He's also perfectly sweet to a random old lady he meets on the street, gives his apologies to Alison for the death of her friend Kim before the story began, is hesitant to bring Alison with him because he doesn't want to get anyone else killed and has a hint of a sad backstory, so it's a strange balance.
24th Jun '16 9:14:29 PM saccharissa
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* PerkyGoth: The Ninth Doctor LooksLikeCesare, (a bit), wears a long dark coat and his TARDIS has a dark, shadowy industrial theme. Then again, he also complains about the jukebox in the pub not having any Packard Bell, laughs at his own jokes and sings a song from "Cabaret" at the end to defeat the invasion force, just for fun.

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* PerkyGoth: The Ninth Doctor LooksLikeCesare, (a bit), wears a long dark coat and his TARDIS has a dark, shadowy industrial theme. Then again, he also complains about the jukebox in the pub not having any Packard Bell, Pachelbel, laughs at his own jokes and sings a song from "Cabaret" at the end to defeat the invasion force, just for fun.



** The Doctor also makes multiple musical references, from his "Lon Cheney" line to Alison to his complaint about the lack of Packard Bell in the pub jukebox, to claiming to have done a poetry reading as a show-opener to an Elvis gig to his [[spoiler: final song]].

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** The Doctor also makes multiple musical references, from his "Lon Cheney" line to Alison to his complaint about the lack of Packard Bell Pachelbel in the pub jukebox, to claiming to have done a poetry reading as a show-opener to an Elvis gig to his [[spoiler: final song]].
12th Jan '16 4:49:55 PM KamenRiderKrypton
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* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.) This may be something of an ActorAllusion, as Creator/RichardEGrant previously played a wine drinker/TheAlcoholic in Film/WithnailAndI.

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* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.) This may be something of an ActorAllusion, as Creator/RichardEGrant previously played a wine drinker/TheAlcoholic in Film/WithnailAndI.''Film/WithnailAndI''.
12th Jan '16 4:47:53 PM KamenRiderKrypton
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* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.) This may be something of an ActorAllusion, as Creator/RichardEGrant previously played a wine drinker/TheAlcoholic in Film/Withnail&I.

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* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.) This may be something of an ActorAllusion, as Creator/RichardEGrant previously played a wine drinker/TheAlcoholic in Film/Withnail&I.Film/WithnailAndI.
12th Jan '16 4:45:46 PM KamenRiderKrypton
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* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.) This may be something of an ActorAllusion, as Creator/RichardEGrant previously played a wine drinker/TheAlcoholic in {{Withnail&I}}.

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* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.) This may be something of an ActorAllusion, as Creator/RichardEGrant previously played a wine drinker/TheAlcoholic in {{Withnail&I}}. Film/Withnail&I.
18th Dec '15 12:37:14 AM goldenroad
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* TheDulcineaEffect: Discussed; [[spoiler: The Master]] has standing orders to "leave the girl behind", possibly due to some hinted-at past truama suffered by the Doctor.

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* TheDulcineaEffect: Discussed; [[spoiler: The Master]] Master has standing orders to "leave the girl behind", possibly due to some hinted-at past truama trauma suffered by the Doctor.



* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: The TARDIS, as usual: this time it's a pop-out mobile phone [[FridgeBrilliance located where the rotary handset would be in a real police box]] which can apparently also be used (with a bit of sonic jiggery-pokery) as a way to [[spoiler: summon her to a black hole]].

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* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: The TARDIS, as usual: this time it's a pop-out mobile phone [[FridgeBrilliance located where the rotary handset would be in a real police box]] which can apparently also be used (with a bit of sonic jiggery-pokery) as a way to [[spoiler: summon her to a black hole]].hole.



* PerkyGoth: The Ninth Doctor LooksLikeCesare, (a bit), wears a long dark coat and his TARDIS has a dark, shadowy industrial theme. Then again, he also complains about the jukebox in the pub not having any Packard Bell, laughs at his own jokes and [[spoiler: sings a song from "Cabaret" at the end to defeat the invasion force]], just for fun.

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* PerkyGoth: The Ninth Doctor LooksLikeCesare, (a bit), wears a long dark coat and his TARDIS has a dark, shadowy industrial theme. Then again, he also complains about the jukebox in the pub not having any Packard Bell, laughs at his own jokes and [[spoiler: sings a song from "Cabaret" at the end to defeat the invasion force]], force, just for fun.



* PuppeteerParasite: The Shalka use these on their top-level human slaves [[spoiler:including Alison]].

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* PuppeteerParasite: The Shalka use these on their top-level human slaves [[spoiler:including Alison]].including Alison.



* WorldOfSnark: Alison, The Doctor, the Sergeant and [[spoiler: The Master]] all crack off zingers at different points throughout the serial. It becomes DeadpanSnarker due to the lack of facial expressions, which was due to the animation style and quality.

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* WorldOfSnark: Alison, The Doctor, the Sergeant and [[spoiler: The Master]] Master all crack off zingers at different points throughout the serial. It becomes DeadpanSnarker due to the lack of facial expressions, which was due to the animation style and quality.
7th Dec '15 9:47:18 AM Veanne
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* GreatOffscreenWar: The Time Lords are alluded to be directing the Doctor's actions, and the novelisation and other extraneous materials explain that in the continuity envisioned at the time, the Time Lords had been wiped out by an alien invasion, resulting in their imprisonment in the Matrix, [[{TheMatrix}} no, not that one,]] and subsequently, their taking of control over the TARDIS, resulting in the Doctor being forced into dangerous situations as their agent. Apparently, the unnamed past companion who resulted in the "leave the girl behind" rule was the President of Gallifrey's daughter, and was killed in the invasion: the same invasion also resulted [[spoiler: in the Master's [[Villain'sDyingGrace death as he made a HeroicSacrifice]], which impressed the Doctor enough to resurrect him into an Android body.]]
* GreenAesop: See {{SpaceWhaleAesop}} below. Remember kids, don't pollute the environment or shapeshifting out-space aliens will decide we're dying anyway and murder us all!

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* GreatOffscreenWar: The Time Lords are alluded to be directing the Doctor's actions, and the novelisation and other extraneous materials explain that in the continuity envisioned at the time, the Time Lords had been wiped out by an alien invasion, resulting in their imprisonment in the Matrix, [[{TheMatrix}} [[{{TheMatrix}} no, not that one,]] and subsequently, their taking of control over the TARDIS, resulting in the Doctor being forced into dangerous situations as their agent. Apparently, the unnamed past companion who resulted in the "leave the girl behind" rule was the President of Gallifrey's daughter, and was killed in the invasion: the same invasion also resulted [[spoiler: in the Master's [[Villain'sDyingGrace VillainsDyingGrace death as he made in a HeroicSacrifice]], which impressed the Doctor enough to resurrect him into an Android body.]]
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* GreenAesop: See {{SpaceWhaleAesop}} SpaceWhaleAesop below. Remember kids, don't if you pollute the environment or shapeshifting out-space aliens will decide we're dying anyway and murder us all!



** Originally, in the first drafts, the "companion" was to be a TARDIS-projected hologram of the Fifth Doctor, which suggests that he's also something of a MoralityPet, or immorality Pet, if you will.

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** Originally, in the first drafts, the "companion" was to be a TARDIS-projected hologram of the Fifth Doctor, which suggests that he's also something of a MoralityPet, or immorality Immorality Pet, if you will.



* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: The TARDIS, as usual: this time it's a pop-out mobile phone [[FridgeBrilliance: located where the rotary handset would be in a real police box]] which can apparently also be used (with a bit of sonic jiggery-pokery) as a way to [[spoiler: summon the Tardis to a black hole]].

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* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: The TARDIS, as usual: this time it's a pop-out mobile phone [[FridgeBrilliance: [[FridgeBrilliance located where the rotary handset would be in a real police box]] which can apparently also be used (with a bit of sonic jiggery-pokery) as a way to [[spoiler: summon the Tardis her to a black hole]].



* PerkyGoth: The Ninth Doctor LooksLikeCesare, (a bit), wears a long dark coat and his Tardis has a dark, shadowy industrial theme. Then again, he also complains about the jukebox in the pub not having any Packard Bell, laughs at his own jokes and [[spoiler: sings a song from "Cabaret" at the end to defeat the invasion force]], just for fun.

to:

* PerkyGoth: The Ninth Doctor LooksLikeCesare, (a bit), wears a long dark coat and his Tardis TARDIS has a dark, shadowy industrial theme. Then again, he also complains about the jukebox in the pub not having any Packard Bell, laughs at his own jokes and [[spoiler: sings a song from "Cabaret" at the end to defeat the invasion force]], just for fun.
4th Dec '15 3:30:50 PM malifee
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** The Doctor also makes multiple musical references, from his "Lon Cheney" line to Alison to his complaint about the lack of Packard Bell in the pub jukebox, to claiming to have done a poetry reading as a show-opener to an Elvis gig to his [[spoiler: final song]].



* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.)

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* WineIsClassy: When the Doctor is at his jerkiest at the start of the story, he goes into a small-town Northern pub and demands a specific vintage of Meursault. (In reality, he would undoubtedly have been beaten to within an inch of his life at this point.)) This may be something of an ActorAllusion, as Creator/RichardEGrant previously played a wine drinker/TheAlcoholic in {{Withnail&I}}.
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