Doctor Who: Season 3, Episode 11

Utopia (16 Jun. 2007)

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Soon after bumping into old friend Jack Harkness, Martha and The Doctor head off to Malcassairo, a distant planet where an old professor will do anything he can to keep his people alive...

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The Doctor and Martha arrive in present day Cardiff to refuel the TARDIS and are inexplicably thrust to a distant planet 100 trillion years into the future. When they arrive they realize they have an unexpected passenger in Captain Jack Harkness who has been patiently waiting for the Doctor's return since the mid-19th century. On the planet they eventually meet Professor Yana who is running the 1000-year old Utopia project, the aim of which is to relocate the human-like creatures to a new planet, away from the outsiders who they fear they will become if they don't leave. When Prof. Yana has need of someone to make repairs in a room in which no one can survive, the Doctor has the perfect candidate. The Professor is not what he seems to be however and Martha notices he has a fob watch much like one the Doctor recently made use of. Written by garykmcd

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Chipo Chung said that playing Chantho was "the most fun she'd had in front of the camera". See more »

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Jack takes of his coat and shirt before going into the radiation room to connect the switches. He is dressed in a white T shirt... and comments that he looks great! Then he comes out, still wearing his white T Shirt while helping the Doctor start takeoff... until the scene when Martha runs to find Jack and the Doctor... now he is wearing his black shirt again UNDER his braces. See more »

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Martha Jones: But isn't that brilliant?
The Doctor: It is, of course it is, but depends which one. Brilliant, fantastic, yeah. But they died, the Time Lords, all of them, they died!
Captain Jack Harkness: Not if he was human.
The Doctor: What did he say, Martha? WHAT DID HE SAY?
Martha Jones: [taken aback] He looked at the watch like he could hardly see it, like that perception filter thing...
The Doctor: And what about now? Can he see it now?
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Arranged by Murray Gold
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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10 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the known end of the universe, far FAR in the future where no Time Lord has traveled before, Martha and the Doctor meet up with Captain Jack Harkness whom hitched a ride on the outside of the TARDIS. It's not long before they're on the run from cannibalistic, Futurer-kind, and trying to help an enigmatic professor shuttle the last vestige of the Human race off to Utopia.

What a great opener to the three-part 29th series finale, it has long-running simmering plot-lines coming to a head in the most delightful of ways. The cliff-hanger which, sadly, in the internet age, one had to have his head firmly in the ground to not have been spoiled to, was great none the less and had me breathlessly awaiting the next two installments.

My Grade: A+


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