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Doctor Who over the years: Episode quotes
The Lazarus Experiment
Tish: That clock tower's beautiful all lit up like that.
Lazarus: It's Southwark Cathedral. One of the oldest churches in London. Been around even longer than I have.
Tish: Well, you're looking pretty good for your age.
Lazarus: Thank you.
Tish: Can I?
Lazarus: Of course.
(She strokes his cheek.)
Tish: Still can't take it in.
Lazarus: I'm still adjusting myself. I've been working toward it for so many years, it's hard to believe the moment's finally arrived.
Tish: And is it like you expected?
Lazarus: I find that nothing's ever exactly like you expect. There's always something to surprise you. Between the idea and the reality, between the motion and the act
The Doctor: Falls the Shadow.
Lazarus: So the mysterious Doctor knows his Eliot. I'm impressed.
Tish: Martha, what are you doing here?
Martha: Tish, get away from him.
Tish: What? Don't tell me what to do.
The Doctor: I wouldn't have thought you had time for poetry, Lazarus, what with you being busy defying the laws of nature and all.
Lazarus: You're right, Doctor. One lifetime's been too short for me to do everything I'd like. How much more I'll get done in two or three or four.
The Doctor: Doesn't work like that. Some people live more in twenty years than others do in eighty. It's not the time that matters, it's the person.
Lazarus: But if it's the right person, what a gift that would be.
The Doctor: Or what a curse. Look at what you've done to yourself.
Lazarus: Who are you to judge me?
Martha: Over here, Tish.
Tish: You have to spoil everything, don't you? Every time I find someone nice, you have to go and find fault.
(Behind Tish's back, Lazarus spasms and falls.)
Martha: Tish, he's a monster!
Tish: I know the age thing's a bit freaky, but it works for Catherine Zeta-Jones. (Then Tish turns and sees the transformation in progress. Lazarus is now a massive bony scorpion with a human face.) What's that?
The Doctor: Run!


Martha: I thought we were going to go through the blender then.
The Doctor: Really shouldn't take that long just to reverse the polarity. I must be a bit out of practice.
(A naked human man is lying face down on the floor.)
Martha: Oh, God. He seems so human again. It's kind of pitiful.
The Doctor: Eliot saw that, too. This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang, but with a whimper.


(The ambulance men take away a figure covered in a red blanket.)
Tish: She's here. Oh, she's all right.
The Doctor: Ah, Mrs Jones. We still haven't finished our chat.
(Francine slaps him hard across the face.)
Francine: Keep away from my daughter.
Martha: Mum, what are you doing?
The Doctor: All of the mothers, every time.
Francine: He is dangerous. I've been told things.
Martha: What are you talking about?
Francine: Look around you. Nothing but death and destruction.
(The ambulance leaves.)
Martha: This isn't his fault. He saved us, all of us!
Leo: And it was Tish who invited everyone to this thing in the first place. I'd say technically, it's her fault.
(Tish elbows Leo. There's a big crash, and the Doctor runs off to investigate.)
Francine: Leave him.
(Martha shakes her head and follows the Doctor.)
Tish: Martha?
Francine: Not you, too?
Tish: Sorry.
(Tish runs after Martha.)


The Doctor: Something else that just kind of escalated, then.
Martha: I can see a pattern developing. You should take more care in the future. And the past. And whatever other time period you find yourself in.
The Doctor: It's good fun, though, isn't it?
Martha: Yeah.
The Doctor: So, what do you say, one more trip?
Martha: No. Sorry.
The Doctor: What do you mean? I thought you liked it.
Martha: I do, but I can't go on like this. One more trip. It's not fair.
The Doctor: What're you talking about?
Martha: I don't want to be just a passenger anymore. Someone you take along for a treat. If that's how you still see me, I'd rather stay here.
The Doctor: Okay, then. If that's what you want.
Martha: Right. But we've already said goodbye once today. It's probably best if you just go. (She turns her back, but he just stands there.) What is it?
The Doctor: What? I said okay.
Martha: Sorry?
The Doctor: Okay.
(Nodding towards the Tardis.)
Martha: Oh, thank you, thank you!
(They hug.)
The Doctor: Well, you were never really just a passenger, were you?
(The Doctor and Martha go into the Tardis, and it dematerialises. The telephone rings.)
Martha [on machine]: Hi, I'm out. Leave a message.
Francine [on machine]: Martha, it's your mother. Please phone me back. I'm begging you. I know who this Doctor really is. I know he's dangerous. You're going to get yourself killed. Please, trust me. This information comes from Harold Saxon himself. You're not safe!
People try to put us down
Just because we get around

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