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Harriet Jones (Character)
from "Doctor Who" (2005)

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"Doctor Who: The Christmas Invasion (#2.0)" (2005)
Harriet Jones: [holds up card] Harriet Jones, Prime Minister.
various: Yes, we know who you are.

Danny Llewellyn: You seem to be talking about aliens as a matter of fact!
Harriet Jones: There's an act of parliament banning my autobiography.

Harriet Jones: I know that at this time it is the Queen's speech, but there is something more important. But don't worry, the Royal Family are okay.
[turns off camera]
Harriet Jones: Are they all right?
[muttering]
Harriet Jones: Ah, they're on the roof as well.

The Doctor: Don't challenge me, Harriet Jones. 'Cause I'm a completely new man. I could bring down your Government with a single word.
Harriet Jones: You're the most remarkable man I've ever met. But I don't think you're quite capable of that.
The Doctor: No, you're right. Not a single word.
[pause]
The Doctor: Just six.
Harriet Jones: I don't think so.
The Doctor: Six words.
Harriet Jones: Stop it!
The Doctor: Six.
[approaches Alex, whispering in his ear]
The Doctor: Don't you think she looks tired?

Sycorax Leader: If sho pa pass your planet ma we kas champion..."
Alex: [translating] "If this is the best your planet has for a champion..."
Sycorax Leader: Then your world will be gutted...
Alex: "Then your would will be gutted..."
Sycorax Leader, Alex: ...and your people enslaved.
Alex: Hold on, that's English.
Harriet Jones: He's talking English!
Rose: You're talking English.
Sycorax Leader: I would never dirty my tongue with your primitive bile!
Rose: That's English. Can you hear English?
Harriet Jones: Yes.
Mickey Smith: Yeah, that's English.
Alex: Definitely English.
Sycorax Leader: [yelling] I speak only Sycoraxic!

Major Blake: I'm getting demands from Washington, ma'am. The President is insisting that he takes control of this situation.
Harriet Jones: You can tell the President - and please use these exact words - "He's not my boss and he's certainly not turning this into a war!"


"Doctor Who: The Stolen Earth (#4.12)" (2008)
Harriet Jones: Harriet Jones, former Prime Minister.
Dalek: Yes, we know who you are.
Harriet Jones: Oh, you know nothing of any human. And that will be your downfall.

Harriet Jones: Torchwood, this is Sarah Jane Smith.
Captain Jack Harkness: I've been following your work. Nice job with the Slitheen.
Sarah Jane Smith: Yeah, well I've been staying away for you lot. Too many guns.
[nods towards Luke]
Captain Jack Harkness: All the same, might I say looking good ma'am?
Sarah Jane Smith: Really? Ooh!
Harriet Jones: Not now, Captain.

[Gwen has reported Harriet's subwave transmission to Jack]
Captain Jack Harkness: The whole world is crying out - ignore it.
Harriet Jones: Captain Jack Harkness, shame on you!

[Harriet introduces herself to the three Daleks who have arrived to exterminate her]
Dalek: Yes, we know who you are.
Harriet Jones: Oh you know nothing of humans, and that will be your downfall.

Harriet Jones: [flashing her passport] Harriet Jones... former Prime Minister.
Martha Jones: Yes. I know who you are.


"Doctor Who: World War Three (#1.5)" (2005)
Slitheen: Who are you, if not human?
Harriet Jones: Who's not human?
Rose Tyler: He's not human.
Harriet Jones: He's not human?
The Doctor: Can I have a bit of hush?
Harriet Jones: Sorry.
The Doctor: [to Slitheen]
The Doctor: So what's the plan?
Harriet Jones: [in soft voice, to Rose] But he's got a Northern accent!
Rose Tyler: [just as soft] Lots of planets have a North.
The Doctor: I said hush!

The Doctor: Right! If we're gonna find their weakness we need to know where they're from. Which planet. So judging by their body shape that narrows it down to about 5,000 planets in travelling distance. Now what else do we know? Information!
Rose Tyler: They're green.
The Doctor: Yep, Narrows it down.
Rose Tyler: Good sense of smell.
The Doctor: Narrows it down.
Rose Tyler: They can smell adrenaline.
The Doctor: Narrows it down.
Harriet Jones: The pig technology.
The Doctor: Narrows it down.
Rose Tyler: The spaceship in the Thames; you said slipstream engine.
The Doctor: Narrows it down.
Mickey Smith: [cut to Mickey facing the door; Sip Slitheen knocks out the mail slot] It's getting in!
[see Sip cutting through the door with his claw]
Rose Tyler: They hunt like it's a ritual.
The Doctor: Narrows it down.
Rose Tyler: Wait a minute! Did you notice when they fart, if you'll pardon the word, it doesn't just smell like a fart, if you'll pardon the word, it's something else. What is it? It's more like, um...
Rose Tyler: Bad breath.
Harriet Jones: That's it!
The Doctor: Calcium decay. Now that Narrows it down!
Rose Tyler: We're getting there, Mum!
Mickey Smith: Too late!
[Sip Slitheen growls, see the door cracking apart]
The Doctor: Calcium phosphate. Organic calcium. Living calcium. Creatures made out of living calcium. What else - what else? Hyphenated surnames. Yes! That narrows it down to one planet! Raxacoricofallapatorius!
Mickey Smith: [sarcastically] Oh yeah, great! We can write 'em a letter.

Slitheen: Aaaaahhh, Excuse me? Your device will do what? Triplicate the flammability?
The Doctor: Is that what I said?
Slitheen: You're making it up!
The Doctor: Oh well, nice try. Harriet,
[offers Harriet Jones the decanter]
The Doctor: Have a drink. I think you're gonna need it.
Harriet Jones: You pass it to the left first.
The Doctor: Sorry.
[hands it to Rose]

Harriet Jones: Voice mail dooms us all.