Doctor Who: Human Nature – SF Debris

To hide from aliens, the Doctor becomes fully human and even believes he is an educator at an early twentieth century English boarding school. In other words, a real prick.

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Frontenac
Guest

This was not a bad episode if I remember well.

Oh, and hello Jojen Reed and Viserys Targaryen!

TragicGuineaPig
Guest

Actually, I’m surprised that, after all she went through, Martha didn’t straight up JOIN the Master.

Rocketboy1313
Guest

That would have been an awesome twist.

Sador
Guest

Frankly, it wasn’t until Amy that we had a companion that didn’t make Adric preferable to them.

Molly Piper
Guest

You didn’t like Donna?? Huh. To each their own I suppose.

StormWolf
Guest

Man, I was thinking the opposite. I at least like the New Who companions…except Amy, and her daughter. Rory was a keeper, though. I just wish that divorce storyline had been permanent and not just for one episode.

cdrood
Guest

While I won’t give any specifics away, I do like how it turns out the Doctor’s motivations are different than what they appear to be.

StormWolf
Guest

Most of the Virgin books were garbage in my opinion (especially that shite Lungbarrow and everything that was inspired by it), but Human Nature was a goodie.

cdrood
Guest

A problem with a lot of them is they treated The Doctor and his companions as extras and focused on the guest characters. They also went a little too heavy on the “Seventh Doctor is an asshole” theme.

StormWolf
Guest
And then there were the ones that turned the Doctor into a god figure. And no, not just some Jesus metaphor, but an actual god figure. It’s where I think they took the whole “champion of Time” thing too far. And in another case, there were things like Looms, and all the other things the writers added to the canon to make sure their hero didn’t deal with “icky” things, like all the writers were permanently stuck in the mindset of their pre-pubescent boy years. Which is probably where the obscure joke of how “Virgin novels” was an apt name… Read more »
turkeypedal
Guest

It’s been so long since I sat through the intro. I forgot how good it is!

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