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Season 2  "The Idiot's Lantern"  2x7

Aired 15 years ago - May 27, 2006

Location: London, England, Earth Date: 1953 - Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Enemy: The Wire In 1953 London, the police are abducting people from their homes. The people of Britain gather around their new-fangled "tele-vision" sets to celebrate the new Queen's coronation - but something strange is affecting the signal.

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Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 Episode 7 (S02E07) - 1
The time before burgers, when they called him the Pelvis and he still had a waist!
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What happened to her?
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Not around here, love. Magpie's Marvellous Tellys, only five quid a pop.
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The domestic approach.
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But now. . . the time is almost ripe, Magpie.
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Now, let's get these up all over the house, in honour of her Majesty.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 Episode 7 (S02E07) - 10
I'm not convinced you're doing your patriotic duty.
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 Episode 7 (S02E07) - 11
Union Jacks? Yes, that's right, isn't it? That's the Union Flag.
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Can you help her? Oh, please. Can you help her, Doctor?
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THUDS FROM UPSTAIRS
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Back inside, Rita. She's my mother! Back inside now, I said!
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Nice to meet you, Tommy, Mrs Connolly.
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I'm sure you'll find somewhere to watch it. Please go.
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So why don't you get yourself home, and get up early for the big day?
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 Episode 7 (S02E07) - 22
What's really in it for you? For me?
Recap of Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 Episode 7 (S02E07) - 23
I'm sorry, so sorry. Help me!
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I'm doing everything in my power. You're grabbing the faceless people and hiding them. Don't tell me.
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We haven't the faintest clue what's going on. Well. . .
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Found another one, sir. Good man, Crabtree, here we are, Doctor.
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No. . . Because now, Detective Inspector Bishop, there is no power on this Earth that can stop me.
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Eh, innit marvellous? The picture's so clear!
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ON TV: '. .will first appear in about 10 minutes' time, riding in the gold coach of state. '
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You think I fought a war just so a mouthy little scum like you could call me a coward? !
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That's incredible, it's like a television. . . but portable. . .
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I think that's beyond a little back street electrician, so tell me who's in charge!
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And fled across the stars.
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This'll turn a big transmitter into a big receiver.
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Hold tight!
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We don't even know where to start looking! It's too late.
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I won't let you do this, Magpie. Help me, Doctor!
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Rubber soles. Swear by 'em !
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No!
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Betamax!
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This is history, right here. The domestic approach. Exactly.
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But you're clever.
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What happened to her?
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Not around here, love. Magpie's Marvellous Tellys, only five quid a pop.
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The domestic approach.
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But now. . . the time is almost ripe, Magpie.
#7
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Now, let's get these up all over the house, in honour of her Majesty.
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I'm not convinced you're doing your patriotic duty.
#10
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Union Jacks? Yes, that's right, isn't it? That's the Union Flag.
#11
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Can you help her? Oh, please. Can you help her, Doctor?
#12
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THUDS FROM UPSTAIRS
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Back inside, Rita. She's my mother! Back inside now, I said!
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Nice to meet you, Tommy, Mrs Connolly.
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I'm sure you'll find somewhere to watch it. Please go.
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So why don't you get yourself home, and get up early for the big day?
#21
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What's really in it for you? For me?
#22
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I'm sorry, so sorry. Help me!
#23
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I'm doing everything in my power. You're grabbing the faceless people and hiding them. Don't tell me.
#24
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We haven't the faintest clue what's going on. Well. . .
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Found another one, sir. Good man, Crabtree, here we are, Doctor.
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No. . . Because now, Detective Inspector Bishop, there is no power on this Earth that can stop me.
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Eh, innit marvellous? The picture's so clear!
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ON TV: '. .will first appear in about 10 minutes' time, riding in the gold coach of state. '
#29
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You think I fought a war just so a mouthy little scum like you could call me a coward? !
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That's incredible, it's like a television. . . but portable. . .
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I think that's beyond a little back street electrician, so tell me who's in charge!
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And fled across the stars.
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This'll turn a big transmitter into a big receiver.
#36
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Hold tight!
#37
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We don't even know where to start looking! It's too late.
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I won't let you do this, Magpie. Help me, Doctor!
#43
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Rubber soles. Swear by 'em !
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No!
#45
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Betamax!
#46
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This is history, right here. The domestic approach. Exactly.
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But you're clever.
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