Doctor Who: Season 2, Episode 10

Love & Monsters (8 Dec. 2006)

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A run in with the Doctor at a young age leads Elton to a group who's studying him, they become friends and have a laugh until Victor Kennedy arrives. Suddenly everything becomes more ... See full summary »

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A run in with the Doctor at a young age leads Elton to a group who's studying him, they become friends and have a laugh until Victor Kennedy arrives. Suddenly everything becomes more serious then people start disappearing from the group. Can the Doctor save Elton and explain his past before he's absorbed by the Absorbaloff Written by Time-witch

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The Doctor mentions that the Abzorbaloff's home planet, Clom, is the twin planet of Raxacoricofallapatorious, the planet from which the series one villains the Slitheen originate. See more »

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Rose Tyler: [Rose splashes water from a blue bucket onto an alien and nothing happens] You said the blue bucket!
The Doctor: I said anything *but* blue!
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The Magic Continues
6 May 2008 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

Oh dear . It doesn't look good does it ? RTD writes an entire episode around a competition winner from BLUE PETER . Add to this some stunt casting in the form of Peter Kay and the dreaded " C " word ( Comedy ) and you've got something that will lead to a fatwa for the DOCTOR WHO production team . I must admit that if the ideas involved seemed risqué then the reality succeeded beyond all imagination . This is black romantic post modernist comedy at its very best

There is a section of DOCTOR WHO fandom that will despise this episode . They're usually composed of humourless , self righteous , self centered people who thankfully don't make up the majority of DOCTOR WHO fans anymore than they make up the wider human species . It's their loss that they didn't enjoy this episode which breaks every rule of the show's format . The Doctor and his companion feature very little and the story is told via video cam and flashback and the production team deserve great congratulations for doing something a very bit different . The guest cast are all excellent and I certainly look forward to seeing more of Marc Warren as Elton Pope . But only if the follow up story is as radical , witty and oh so enjoyable as this one . The magic of the show continued for this fan


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