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** Despite knowing about the Sontarans' gun-blocking signal, the Doctor doesn't tell the Colonel, resulting in Ross' untimely demise.

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** Despite knowing about the Sontarans' gun-blocking signal, the Doctor doesn't tell the Colonel, resulting in Ross' Ross's untimely demise.

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* ApocalypseHow: The Sontarans' AtmosphereAbuse threatens to at least cause a ApocalypseHow/Class2 that would presumably force humanity to exist in sealed environments (until the Sontarans eradicate these straggler pests from their new clone world), and more than likely would actually cause a ApocalypseHow/Class5 for Earth's native life while the Sontarans can come in and convert the planet's landscape into a breeding planet for themselves in the aftermath.

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* UndressingTheUnconscious: The real Martha wakes up [[BarefootCaptives barefoot]] and wearing only a ModestyBedsheet, having been stripped of her clothes [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E4TheSontaranStratagem in the previous episode]] to disguise her evil clone.


* RedshirtArmy: {{Subverted}} with the UNIT troops. Initially the Sontarans slaughter them with their FrickinLaserBeams because they've used {{Technobabble}} to render UNIT's firearms inoperable. But UNIT just pulls out, switches ammunition, then goes back in and mops the floor with them.

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* RedshirtArmy: {{Subverted}} with the UNIT troops. Initially the Sontarans slaughter them with their FrickinLaserBeams [[EnergyWeapon Frickin' Laser Beams]] because they've used {{Technobabble}} to render UNIT's firearms inoperable. But UNIT just pulls out, switches ammunition, then goes back in and mops the floor with them.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Rattigan's students abandon him when he reveals his part in the Sontarans' invasion and his [[GeniusBreedingAct plans]] for how they can all survive on a new world.


(Luke enters, aiming a gun)

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(Luke -->(Luke enters, aiming a gun)


(Rattigan enters, aiming a gun)
-->'''Rattigan''': (nervous) Don't tell anyone what I did. It wasn't my fault, the Sontarans lied to me, they-
-->'''The Doctor''': ([[NoSell walks past Rattigan while taking his gun;]] infuriated) ''If I see one more gun...'' (tosses gun away)

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(Rattigan (Luke enters, aiming a gun)
-->'''Rattigan''': -->'''Luke''': (nervous) Don't tell anyone what I did. It wasn't my fault, the Sontarans lied to me, they-
-->'''The Doctor''': ([[NoSell walks past Rattigan Luke while taking his gun;]] infuriated) ''If I see one more gun...'' (tosses gun away)



** Skorr: "[[SincerityMode Wonderful]]..."

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** Skorr: "[[SincerityMode Wonderful]]..."


* DoesntLikeGuns: The Doctor snatches Luke's gun out of his hand and throws it away without breaking his stride. "If I see one more gun..."

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* DoesntLikeGuns: The Doctor gets ''extremely'' fed up with the excessive gun usage in this two-parter, to the point where he snatches Luke's gun out of his hand and throws it away without breaking his stride. "If stride.
-->'''The Doctor''': (enters the Rattigan Academy via transport, Donna and Martha in tow) Here. The Rattigan Academy, owned by-
(Rattigan enters, aiming a gun)
-->'''Rattigan''': (nervous) Don't tell anyone what I did. It wasn't my fault, the Sontarans lied to me, they-
-->'''The Doctor''': ([[NoSell walks past Rattigan while taking his gun;]] infuriated) ''If
I see one more gun..."'' (tosses gun away)


** Shouting an Alan Partridge-style [[Series/AlanPartridge "Back of the neck!"]]

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** Shouting an Alan Partridge-style [[Series/AlanPartridge [[Franchise/AlanPartridge "Back of the neck!"]]


* SwapTeleportation: TheDragon Luke Rattigan pulls a RedemptionEqualsDeath by switching places with the Doctor using one of these, taking his place in the SuicideMission to stop the Sontarans. This is how he chooses to interpret the Doctor's parting instruction to "Do something clever with your life."
* Franchise/StargateVerse: All based off Ancient technology:

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* SwapTeleportation: TheDragon Luke Rattigan pulls a RedemptionEqualsDeath by switching places with the Doctor using one of these, taking his place in the SuicideMission to stop the Sontarans. This is how he chooses to interpret the Doctor's parting instruction to "Do something clever with your life."
* Franchise/StargateVerse: All based off Ancient technology:
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* ArtisticLicenseGunSafety: The Doctor throwing Luke's gun across the room is ''incredibly'' dangerous. [[FridgeBrilliance That is, assuming the gun is even loaded]].

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* ArtisticLicenseGunSafety: The Doctor throwing Luke's gun across the room is ''incredibly'' dangerous. [[FridgeBrilliance That is, assuming the gun is even loaded]].loaded.]][[invoked]]

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* ArtisticLicenseGunSafety: The Doctor throwing Luke's gun across the room is ''incredibly'' dangerous. [[FridgeBrilliance That is, assuming the gun is even loaded]].


* {{Squick}}: In-universe, as disgusted as Rattigan's fellow students are by his plan to destroy the Earth and move the school off-planet, what ends up making them leave is that he planned a ''[[GeniusBreedingAct mating program]]'' for them. (What's worse is that you'd need about 200 people to repopulate humanity without a ''lot'' of incest, and there are nowhere ''near'' 200 students at Rattigan's academy.)

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* {{Squick}}: In-universe, InUniverse, as disgusted as Rattigan's fellow students are by his plan to destroy the Earth and move the school off-planet, what ends up making them leave is that he planned a ''[[GeniusBreedingAct mating program]]'' for them. (What's worse is that you'd need about 200 people to repopulate humanity without a ''lot'' of incest, and there are nowhere ''near'' 200 students at Rattigan's academy.)


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* SwapTeleportation: TheDragon Luke Rattigan pulls a RedemptionEqualsDeath by switching places with the Doctor using one of these, taking his place in the SuicideMission to stop the Sontarans. This is how he chooses to interpret the Doctor's parting instruction to "Do something clever with your life."
* Franchise/StargateVerse: All based off Ancient technology:

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*GrammarNazi: Luke and the whole "'Atmos System' is redundant because the S stands for System" thing returns hilariously. When the Sontarans reveal that they'd have used Luke and his students as target practice once they'd outlived their usefulness, they don't actually make a priority of doing anything to the lone Luke... until he [[InsufferableGenius corrects them about that again]]. Then it's "EXECUTE HIM!"


* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Colonel Mace can kill a Sontaran - Commander Skorr, no less, who's an example in his own right - in one shot ''without'' using the back of the neck weakness. No one else can do this. Oh, and he warns the Sontaran of his presence.
--> You will face me, sir!

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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Colonel Mace can kill a Sontaran - Commander Skorr, no less, who's an example in his own right - in one shot ''without'' using the back of the neck weakness. No one else can do this. Oh, and he warns the Sontaran of his presence.
--> You -->"You will face me, sir!sir!"



-->'''Mace''': [[DeadpanSnarker Having fun, Doctor?]]

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-->'''Mace''': -->'''Mace:''' [[DeadpanSnarker Having fun, Doctor?]]



-->'''Mace''': You will face me, sir!

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-->'''Mace''': -->'''Mace:''' You will face me, sir!



--> You will face me, sir!

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--> You --->"You will face me, sir!sir!"



-->'''Martha:''' Just send that thing up on its own. I don't know, put it on a delay.\\

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-->'''Martha:''' --->'''Martha:''' Just send that thing up on its own. I don't know, put it on a delay.\\delay!\\



* InsufferableGenius: Luke Rattigan is revealed to be a JerkassWoobie because of this. All he ever really wanted was to have some real friends who would praise him for his achievements, hence why he was so willing to work for the Sontarans, even hoping they'd adopt him into the fold, as it were. When they reveal he's disposable, he takes the Doctor's comment that he should do something clever with his life to its logical conclusion and decides to atone for his error by doing a TakingYouWithMe to the Sontaran mothership.



* InsufferableGenius: Luke Rattigan is revealed to be a JerkassWoobie because of this. All he ever really wanted was to have some real friends who would praise him for his achievements, hence why he was so willing to work for the Sontarans, even hoping they'd adopt him into the fold, as it were. When they reveal he's disposable, he takes the Doctor's comment that he should do something clever with his life to its logical conclusion and decides to atone for his error by doing a TakingYouWithMe to the Sontaran mothership.



** However, this doesn't stop them having an OhCrap moment when Luke replaces the Doctor - because they know that unlike the Doctor, he won't hesitate.

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** However, this doesn't stop them having an OhCrap moment when Luke replaces the Doctor - because they know that unlike the Doctor, he won't hesitate.

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