Monday, March 23, 2009

Doctor Who: This Is Your (Tenth) Life?

More and more, the Tenth Doctor's farewell tour is taking on a Greatest Hits flavor.


Peter Pixie and I discussed this story last night on our podcast: basically, the band could be getting back together for another go-round with The Master. (If these episodes are set on Mars, as another rumor says, then so much the cleverer.) Peter speculated that instead of a full-on team-up, the three Companions may instead appear in a manner reminiscent of Tom Baker's making way for Peter Davison, as shown below (and, uh, sorry for the music):

And now, consider this item from Planet Gallifrey -- not only will Jessica Hynes be coming back to the show, but her new character, Verity Newman (inside joke), might be related/connected to Joan Redfern from the Human Nature/Family Of Blood two-parter. Looks like RTD wants to get in as much fan-service as possible before the Great Transition over to Matt Smith.


The Menda Agenda said...

I know a lot of people are tired of the Rose and Martha Dynamic. Most would just like to see him move on to a new group (sans hostile parents). It would be a nice send off, though, to have each companion as a sort of reminiscent look back or an imagining. But I have to say, if this is the case, I'm looking forward to Donna's return.
After flipping through a recent Doctor Who comic where he ends up inside his own head for much of the comic (and by memory, old companions just seem to pop up and help him at any time - even Ace and Leela), I can't help but think that it would be something similar to that. And that's just awesome.

Hour 42 said...

To name her Verity Newman is a nice touch indeed. It honors a woman who deserves so much and yet is unknown by so many who should know her.