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Doctor Who - The Long Game

episode 1.7

UK 2005
produced by
Phil Collinson, Russell T.Davies (executive), Mal Young (executive), Julie Gardner (executive) for BBC Wales/BBC
directed by Brian Grant
starring Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, Simon Pegg, Bruno Langley, Christine Adams, Anna Maxwell Martin, Tamsin Greig, Judy Holt
written by Russell T.Davies, music by Murray Gold

tv-series
Doctor Who, Doctor Who (Christopher Eccleston), Doctor Who (new series), Rose Tyler

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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When the Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) & Rose (Billie Piper) try to get their friend Adam (Bruno Langley)  home in the Doctor's time machine TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimensions In Space), the three of them land in the year 200.000 on a giant satelite circling the earth & making & broadcasting the earth's news - all the earth's news - & of course, it doesn't take the Doctor long to find out something is wrong (isn't there always): Firstly it's way too hot on the space station, & secondly the journalists here are nothing more than puppets who receive & transmit news via a chip implanted in their brains & are more interested in being promoted than making a story, & it doesn't seem that independent thinking is widely appreciated on the space station ...

& while Adam finds a feeble excuse to part ways with the others & use the new technology to get advance information & send it to his own time (2019 AD), the Doctor & Rose go investigating. Soon, they reach the management level, where the Editor (Simon Pegg) greets them with open arms - &  takes them prisoner. Earth, he explains, is no longer in the humans' hands but run by a blob-liek alien, the Head Editor, who merely allows the human race to live, but has enslaved them via misinformation from the satelite, without anybody even noticing. Through Adam, who is linked to the satelite's main computer somewhere else, the alien soon learns that the Doctor has a timemachine & figures it acan use it to elijminate humanity altogether before they ever came into being ...

But there's one thing the alien has not accounted for: that the Doctor has, before his capture, persuaded reporter Cathica (Christine Adams) to think for herself, & she has secretly followed him to the management level, & he can leak information to her that the alien needs the cold (which is why it is so hot on all the other levels, where the alien is not), so all Cathica has to do is to turn up the heat, & wouldn't you know it, before long, the alien Chief Editor dies from heat, & when it falls from the ceiling it has been hanging on (for some reason ceilings were its favourite habitat), it squashes the Editor too. The Doctor & Rose can escape though. They take Adam home, this time for real, & because he almost bungled up everything, they force him to live with his mother ...

 

Even though the episode sounds better in writing than on film, the narrative is a bitr convoluted for a mere 45 minutes & the whole Adam-subplot about him trying to steal technology from the future, this is a nice & at times clever satire, especially at times when (especially American) mainstream media seem to be deliberately dumbing up everytime a certain Mr. Bush plans another war - which is why this story, & others like this, have to be made & watched.

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

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