"The Parting of the Ways"
is an episode of Doctor Who starring
Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, and John Barrowman.
The Dalek fleet is poised to destroy the Earth and only The Doctor, Rose, Jack and a band of television producers can stop them.
The Doctor comes face to face with the Dalek Emperor but manages to rescue Rose. They return to Satellite 5 to prepare for the invasion with Captain Jack organizing the armed resistance and the Doctor rewiring the station to produce a deadly Delta wave. The Doctor had always promised to take care of Rose and knowing that the Delta wave will destroy everything, he forces her to return to Earth on the TARDIS. With Mickey's help, she finds a way to return to Satellite 5 and acquires a great power, one that will be the end of the Doctor as we know him.Written by
Russell T. Davies wrote an alternative climax in which the Doctor and Rose actually head to the planet Barcelona, with Rose unknowingly on the verge of death due to her exposure to the time vortex. It was planned that this ending would still be recorded, at least partly to serve as a red herring. This ending has not been released to the public. See more »
When the Daleks exterminate Jack, the CGI skeleton's foot can clearly be seen in front of the Dalek 'sucker' when it should in fact be behind it. See more »
Rose Tyler. I was gonna take you to so many places. Barcelona. Not the city Barcelona, the planet Barcelona. You'll love it, fantastic place, they've got dogs with no noses!
Imagine how many times a day you end up telling that joke, and it's still funny!
Then, why can't we go?
Maybe you will, and maybe I will, but not like this.
You're not making sense.
I might never make sense again! I might have two heads! Or no head! Imagine me with no head - and don't say that's an ...
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Credit at the end of "The Parting of the Ways": "Doctor Who will return in The Christmas Invasion". See more »