The Time They Said the N-Word on Doctor Who

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The Doctor tries to call out to warn Steven and Dodo about the game, but the Toymaker cuts him off, and, as punishment, makes him invisible and intangible once more except for one hand, so he can still play his game.

The original use of the word was clearly to convey its obvious meaning, rather than the racial slur. Steven gets most of the action bits here, and Dodo the character bits- her empathy for the Toymaker's dolls being both a point of argument and a trick used against her- still, she probably fairs the strongest of the three here, as the other two merely react.

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Cyril needs a three to get home; he rolls a two. Season 8: In so doing he has landed on her triangle. Children in Need A Toy Train? This means taking himself, Dodo and Steven with it while leaving the Toymaker free to build another realm and jerk around with more people. Namespaces Article Talk.

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The serial was positively received by Patrick Mulkern of Radio Times who said the first episode was "undoubtedly a fantasy classic". But I enjoyed the concepts and ideas floating around with the Toymaker story and as you say, Michael Gough is excellent in his villanious role. Their opponent? Television non Who What is Who? At this stage of production, Doctor Who ran for 48 of the 52 weeks in a year, with each episode being delivered, rehearsed and shot in a week.

For the first time, the female companion wears a miniskirt. As a result of this, Hayles was the sole credited author on the final serial, despite the fact that he had not worked on it in three months and the final scripts bore little to no resemblance to what he wrote.

‘The Celestial Toymaker’ (TV)

The Doctor, meanwhile, is rendered invisible and given the challenge of completing the fiendishly difficult Trilogic game For the purposes of this list, "Series 4" is considered to be the production series 4 , which ran all the way from Time Crash to The End of Time.

Baker the best chance in that regard for an otherwise unsuccessful story. However, he gets his comeuppance at the end- rolling a winning number and charging forth gleefully onto the space Dodo was headed for… and slipping on his own forgotten sprinkled powder, a trap that Dodo never reached, and falling to a grisly death on the electrified floor.

One teammate will move around an obstacle course blindfolded, being guided only by coded buzzes from their partner in a soundproof booth. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Follow TV Tropes.