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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At one point, Jack was to explain that the the Doctor's hand had been recovered from a newsagent's roof. 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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The Doctor: But if the universe is falling apart then what does Utopia mean?
[Professor Yana appears, looking pleased, looks between The Doctor and Jack]
Professor Yana: [pointing to Jack] The Doctor?
The Doctor: That's me.
Professor Yana: Ah! Good!
[excitedly grabs the Doctor's hand a runs down the corridor with him in tow]
Professor Yana: GOOD! Good! Good! Good, good, good, good! Good! Good!
The Doctor: [looks back at Jack and Martha] It's "good" apparently.
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Yet another excellent episode
16 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Fans will find this episode very satisfying. This episode begins to wrap-up many loose ends fans will have been waiting see. The return of an old foe is delivered excellently, as is the return of Captain Jack, despite an arguably lame introduction.

Listen out for Matha commenting on how little she feels she stills knows about the Doctor, for newcomers to the series it will apply to you. Davis brings out his cold side, his prejudices and his limitations in new a revealing ways. Best of all, we get to see the , this strong character become submissive and desperate, it is the Doctor like you have never seen him

The silent tragedy to this episode, is (in her eyes) Marthas weak relationship with the Doctor hitting an all time low. Rose is discussed at length, making Martha feel less and less important, and the Doctor even more inconsiderate. The relationship with Jack and the Doctor also raises many concerns for her own well being, them being the fate she has sealed by associating with the Doctor.

This episode sets the series up for its finale in a sensational way, having a fantastic twist which is well concealed and revealed excellently


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