Doc Martin: Season 3, Episode 2

Movement (1 Oct. 2007)

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With Pauline away for a couple days, Martin gets a new receptionist, Poppy. Bert Large takes Martin's advice to change his lifestyle. Only his idea of a changed lifestyle is to give up ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Catz ...
John Marquez ...
Selina Cadell ...
Stephanie Parker ...
Nia Jermin ...
Poppy's Mum
Sasha Tilley ...
Pameli Benham ...
Villager 2


With Pauline away for a couple days, Martin gets a new receptionist, Poppy. Bert Large takes Martin's advice to change his lifestyle. Only his idea of a changed lifestyle is to give up being a handyman and open a restaurant. He doesn't quite have the hang of it, however and his stress level definitely doesn't go down. Louisa invites Martin for dinner but her plan falls apart when her new cooker doesn't work properly. When many of the villagers fall ill, Martin concludes that the problem is Bert's new restaurant, but the problem lies elsewhere. Written by garykmcd

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Dr. Martin Ellingham: [Placing a small vial before her] Here. I think that'll solve your problem.
Mandie: What is it?
Dr. Martin Ellingham: I don't know, don't say.
Mandie: Is it legal?
Dr. Martin Ellingham: It hasn't been, uh, clinically tested.
Mandie: So, I'm like part of a trial?
Dr. Martin Ellingham: Hmm.
Mandie: Um, these'll gimme tits?
Dr. Martin Ellingham: Um. if you take one, uh, once a week, and only one.
Mandie: Oh, my God!
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The Doc tries to be a bit nicer than usual...but blows it at the end because he is the Doctor after all!
25 April 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

There are, as usual, two main plots in this episode. With the Doctor's assistant away learning to be a licensed phlebotomist (a person who draws blood), he uses a substitute receptionist. During this period, two problems occur--one minor and one huge one. The huge one involves a case of food poisoning and lots of folks in town are sick--and Martin assumes it's due to Burt's unhygienic restaurant. His guess is reasonable considering the state of the kitchen and the salad he's served...but he's wrong. This mistake and the real culprit aren't discovered until the end. The other problem, much more minor, is about a 15 year-old who's being harassed by her girl 'friends'. She has smaller boobs and after lots of taunting, she does something rather extreme...and Doc Martin, oddly, seems rather nice when it comes to dealing with the girl. Overall, this is an interesting and entertaining show...but don't make too much of Martin's niceness--it only goes so far!

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