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 ...
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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
I was all cozy when all of a sudden
[windows smash behind him, Elton wakes up abruptly]
There was glass everywhere and I was barefoot! I had to create a rudimentary pulley system just to get to me boots!
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My brain has just melted and started oozing out of my ears. This episode was pointless, had bad writing, dull acting, and really, the only enjoyable part was listening to a bit of ELO. The humor that Russell T. Davies was apparently so desperately trying for can be found on any sitcom- the more cliché the better. I'm sure Mr. Davies wanted to shake things up, but I suggest the next time he has that urge, he makes sure that he's actually creative, and doesn't steal the oldest, stalest, most overused ideas.
If this was your exposure to Doctor Who, don't give up. It's a brilliant series. This is just one of those episodes that's best swept under the carpet and forgotten about.
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