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Doctor Who over the years: Episode quotes
The Long Game
The Doctor: You mean that thing's in charge of Satellite Five?
Editor: That thing, as you put it, is in charge of the human race. For almost a hundred years, mankind has been shaped and guided, his knowledge and ambition strictly controlled by it's broadcast news, edited by my superior, your master, and humanity's guiding light, the mighty Jagrafess of the Holy Hadrojassic Maxarodenfoe. I call him Max. (Down on Floor 139 Adam avoids Cathica as she goes to take another look at the schematic that the Doctor called up. Then she goes to the lift and punches in the code for Floor 500. Meanwhile, the Doctor and Rose have been placed in hefty sets of manacles.) Create a climate of fear and it's easy to keep the borders closed. It's just a matter of emphasis. The right word in the right broadcast repeated often enough can destabilise an economy, invent an enemy, change a vote.
Rose: So all the people on Earth are like, slaves.
Editor: Well, now, there's an interesting point. Is a slave a slave if he doesn't know he's enslaved?
The Doctor: Yes.
Editor: Oh. I was hoping for a philosophical debate. Is that all I'm going to get? Yes?
The Doctor: Yes.
Editor: You're no fun.


Adam: It's my house. I'm home! Oh, my God, I'm home! Blimey. I thought you were going to chuck me out of an airlock.
The Doctor: Is there something else you want to tell me?
Adam: No. What do you mean?
(The Doctor picks up the answering machine.)
The Doctor: The archive of Satellite Five. One second of that message could've changed the world. (The Doctor sonic screwdrivers the poor defenceless telephone. It explodes.) That's it, then. See you.
Adam: How do you mean, see you?
The Doctor: As in goodbye.
Adam: But what about me? You can't just go. I've got my head. I've got a chip type two. My head opens.
The Doctor: What, like this?
(The Doctor clicks his fingers.)
Adam: Don't.
(He closes it.)
The Doctor: Don't do what?
Adam: Stop it!
Rose: All right now, Doctor, that's enough. Stop it.
Adam: Thank you. (Rose clicks her fingers.) Oi!
Rose: Sorry, I couldn't resist.
(Adam closes it again.)
The Doctor: The whole of history could have changed because of you.
Adam: I just wanted to help.
The Doctor: You were helping yourself.
Adam: And I'm sorry. I've said I'm sorry, and I am, I really am, but you can't just leave me like this.
The Doctor: Yes I can. 'Cause if you show that head to anyone, they'll dissect you in seconds. You'll have to live a very quiet life. Keep out of trouble. Be average, unseen. Good luck.
Adam: But I want to come with you.
The Doctor: I only take the best. I've got Rose.
(Adam's mum comes in the front door.)
Adam: Rose, Rose. Oh, my God.
Mum [OC]: Who's that? Geoff, is that you?
Adam: It's me, mum. Don't come in. Wait there a minute.
Mum [OC]: Oh, my Lord. You never told me you were coming home! Hold on, I'll just take my coat off. You should've told me you were coming home. I would've got your favourite tea in.
Adam: Rose, take me with you.
(The Tardis engine starts up. Rose goes inside and it dematerialises.)
Mum [OC]: Hey, what's that noise? Have you left the back door open? Blimey, there's a draft. (She enters the front room.) What a surprise. Oh, let me look at you. Oh, six months. It's like I saw you yesterday. Isn't it funny? The time goes by like that.
(She clicks her fingers. Oops.)
People try to put us down
Just because we get around

Golly, Gee! it's wrong to be so guilty
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