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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When Professor Yana examines his fob watch, voices of Roger Delgado and Anthony Ainley taken from footage of Doctor Who (1963) are heard. Both actors portrayed the Master in the original series. See more »

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After Chantho fires a pistol at Professor Yana as he's about to board the TARDIS, as she collapses, you can see a part of the prop pistol's handle snap off. See more »

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Martha Jones: Do you mind if I ask? Do you have to start every sentence with 'Chan'?
Chantho: [honest] Chan, yes, tho.
Martha Jones: And end every sentence with...
Chantho: Chan, tho, tho.
Martha Jones: What would happen if you didn't?
Chantho: [sounds alarmed at the suggestion] Chan, that would be rude, tho!
Martha Jones: [looks around to check if anyone's listening; in an undertone] What, like swearing?
Chantho: [does the same things Martha did] Chan, indeed, tho.
Martha Jones: [in a soft voice] Go on, just once.
Chantho: [laughing, slightly embarrased] Chan, I can't, tho!
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Written by Ron Grainer
Arranged by Murray Gold
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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Top marks to all involved
11 July 2013 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

From Chipo Chung to Derek Jacobi, all involved give brilliant performances here. The enthused scientist chatter between the Doctor and the Professor is a breath of fresh air, and the sci-fi/metaphysical chatter between the Doctor and Jack is refreshing as well.

Looking back at this episode with the benefit of the intervening years to place it, I would say that it represents a zenith of sorts for the show. Great script, excellent execution, etc.. Some great moments followed, "Waters of Mars" for example, but the tight execution and dynamic cast on display here are brilliant. Freema Agyeman is great, as well as the supporting cast and especially John Simm.


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