Even saving the world gets boring sometimes. The group is joined and taken over by Victor Kennedy (Peter Kay), an alien who has a darker interest in the Doctor and seeks to absorb his physical body and knowledge. After all the bad things I've seen said about this episode, I've got to say I enjoyed it. Ruediger commented on the truths of meeting other fans on the Internet and praised the depth of Jackie's character. Summary: Location: London, Earth Date:2007 Enemy: The Abzorbaloff Elton is an ordinary man, living an ordinary life, but it's soon totally upturned when he becomes obsessed with a man called The Doctor and his big blue box. The youngster who designed the Abzorbaloff for the Doctor Who episode "Love and Monsters" has taken a retrospective look at the controversial story and his involvement in the show. Find trailers, reviews, synopsis, awards and cast information for Doctor Who : Love and Monsters (2006) - Dan Zeff on AllMovie - People begin to vanish from a group devoted to… Love and Monsters is very much “inside baseball.” It’s essentially forty-five minutes devoted to what it’s like to be a fan of Doctor Who, which is an interesting choice for Davies in the show’s second season.There’s a faint sense of desperation around Love and Monsters, much like the rest of the back-half of the second season. [27], The Abzorbaloff reveals his true self. Marc Warren Guest Star. “Love and Monsters” is New Who’s first example of a ‘Doctor-lite’ adventure i.e. More clips from Love and Monsters. Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor. Award-winning, full-cast original audio dramas from the worlds of Doctor Who, Torchwood, Blake's 7, Class, Dark Shadows, The Avengers, Survivors, The Omega Factor, Star Cops, Sherlock Holmes, Dorian Gray, Pathfinder Legends, The Prisoner, Adam Adamant Lives, Space 1999, Timeslip and Terrahawks, Space Precinct, Into Infinity, Gemini Force One As he resigns himself to being absorbed, the TARDIS materialises and the Doctor and Rose emerge from within. [3] This was a production necessity because the Christmas special had increased the number of episodes to produce from 13 to 14. The Doctor then recalls his first encounter with Elton, and explains that he was at Elton's house years ago tracking an elemental shade, but he was too late and the shade killed Elton's mother. [3] It is noted Elton's memory may not be entirely reliable, so whether events in the episode happened the way he remembers them is debatable. (NOT)Doctor Who Classic Reviews #4 Love And Monsters by rhpsfan November 26, 2016, 2:10 pm 1.8k Votes 2 Comments A guy (Marc Warren) forms a fan club devoted to The Doctor, falls in love with a girl, (Shirley Henderson aka Moaning Myrtle I guess everybody else was busy filming Order Of The Phoenix,* so no Goblet Of Fire cast reunion here. Davies had also considered making the viewpoint character of the story a woman but felt that he already had enough focus on female guest characters that series. "[7] According to producer Phil Collinson, Grantham was disappointed with the rendering of the monster because he had envisaged it being "the size of a double-decker bus",[9] but the production team was never informed of this. David Tennant (The Doctor) Born Apr 18 1971. [10] The creature that Elton sees at the start of the episode is credited as the "Hoix". Please scroll down to get them, or go here for a preview. DOCTOR: If I can key into the absorption matrix and separate the last victim. Directed by Michael Matthews. I feel that Love and Monsters is a way of representing the DW fandom. Written by Russell T Davies.. A silly and (mostly) drama-free episode that focuses on a minor character. Some praised the complexities of the script, while others felt it was a parody or strayed into offensive humour. Doctor Who "Love and Monsters" User Info: melchiahdim. From the Sixties onward, Doctor Who had maintained a strong relationship with the BBC's flagship children's variety programme, Blue Peter.This began on February 10th, 1964, when Blue Peter covered the donation of two Dalek props to a Doctor Barnardo's Home and continued until the end of the original Doctor Who series, through the interregnum that followed, and into its revival. Scholar and Who fan Miles Booy has written the first historical account of the public interpretation of Doctor Who. meeting scenes. Tosin Cole. [3] The "Doctor-lite" (and sometimes "companion-lite") structure has continued as a tradition, producing episodes such as "Blink" (2007), "Turn Left" (2008), and "The Girl Who Waited" (2011). [20] Slant Magazine reviewer Ross Ruediger was positive towards "Love & Monsters", saying that "there's no reason the series can't do something this quirky and beautiful when an inspired mind conjures up such a scenario." The Doctor is able to bring back Ursula in the form of a paving stone, which Elton starts a relationship with. [3] The winner, the Abzorbaloff, was designed by nine-year-old William Grantham. The episode is set in London. Director. [9], Director Dan Zeff said of the tone the production team wished to capture, "Working with an inspirational design team, we wanted to emphasise a melancholy feel, an emptiness in the world around our characters – big urban spaces that once may have been full of life, but now lay abandoned, rusting, decayed. Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. It's too late for total reconstruction, but. Wondering how it all works? [3] Peter Kay had written a letter to Davies after the new series began in June 2005, and Davies replied to him in September offering a guest spot in an episode. S2, E 10: Love And Monsters. The Daleks aren’t the most terrifying monster, so that puts them at the bottom of this list - but they are the ultimate Doctor Who classic monster, so that earns them a place regardless! Love and Monsters I just wached thru season 2 of the rebot, and realized that the episode Love and Monsters is the best episode of the entire season, and might even be the best one of the Tennat years (in competition with Blink and Human nature/family of blood). The Abzorbaloff reveals that he has absorbed the rest of LINDA and wishes to also absorb the Doctor to gain his accumulated experience and knowledge. He was positive towards the first 30 minutes, which he described as a "touching little tale" with interesting characters, but called the final 10 minutes "juvenile attack on the audience's intelligence and emotions" that ruined the episode with "a laughable monster and offensive humor at exactly the wrong moment". Love & Monsters the story is trying hard not to be Doctor Who, but Love & Monsters the TV programme is very sure that it is Doctor Who. Open Picture in Picture mode. The article noted that criticisms of the episode ranged from "Kay's overacting and the silly Slitheen-esque monster to annoyance at how, well, lame the members of LINDA are. Love & Monsters ★★★★★ Russell T Davies's offbeat masterpiece, a "Doctor-lite" tale starring Marc Warren and Peter Kay. Totaling the episode count of both programs together, including the 1996 Doctor Who television movie and "The Christmas Invasion" holiday special, it is the 716th episode in the entire Doctor Who franchise. Bradley Walsh. Davies had originally envisioned Kay as a candidate to play Elton, but Kay preferred the role of the Abzorbaloff. The Abzorbaloff is just a reminder of one of the little the things that bugs me about Doctor Who, the insistence of having monsters or aliens in stories that don’t really need monsters or aliens. The monster was designed by a nine-year-old child who won a, "The Fourth Dimension: Love and Monsters", "Doctor Who: The Girl Who Waited – series 32, episode 10", "Review: Doctor Who 2x10 - Love and Monsters", "Series 2, Love and Monsters: Broadcasts", "Doctor Who - The New Series - Series 2 - Vol. Love and Monsters Doctor Who. Whilst looking on the Internet he finds an obscure blog that mentions the Doctor, and he meets the author, Ursula, who believes his story of meeting the Doctor when he was young. He wrote, "This may be Russell T Davies’s smartest, funniest script. Victor persuades Mr Skinner to remain behind, but Elton and Ursula leave. Doctor Who Season 2 Episode 10: Love and Monsters Summary: Location: London, EarthDate: 2007Enemy: The Abzorbaloff An ordinary man named Elton Pope becomes obsessed with the Tenth Doctor, Rose and their strange blue box, joining a group of like-minded people in hopes of finding him. "Love & Monsters" is the ninth episode of series two of the 2005 relaunch of the British sci-fi series Doctor Who and the twentieth episode of the series overall. [Elton's bedsit] ELTON: Even then, after all, that the Doctor saved me one last time. 10 / 13 Who is the sinister and mysterious Victor Kennedy, ... 'Has anybody seen the Doctor?' We shall celebrate with the adding of chocolate to milk, and "Love and Monsters… Bella Emberg Guest Star. Anything could be happening to her, anything. A frantic Chloe draws the TARDIS and the Doctor, trapping them both in one of her sketches and forcing Rose to try to find the pod herself. melchiahdim 6 years ago #1. All rights go to the BBC. ... "Love & Monsters" has so many great lines and funny moments that it's a very easy episode to watch several times, which is why we choose to love it. LINDA meets in a library basement to discuss their experiences, but soon their meetings become more social in nature. Our sister blog, reviewing Doctor Who episode by episode -, Click here for Paul Kasey's entry on Rose, ARTICLE: 11 Actors Who Died Within a Year of Appearing in Doctor Who, The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe (+ prelude). A developing project, dedicated to the people, both in front of and behind the cameras, who have contributed to Doctor Who's 57-year legacy. "Love and Monsters" was poorly received after airing, with fans criticizing the vastly different story and distinct lack of Doctor. "[22] Arnold T Blumburg of Now Playing gave the episode a grade of D-. The terrifying Abzorbaloff (Peter Kay) One episode (Love & Monsters) First broadcast June 17 2006. First Appearance The Daleks (1963) Home Planet: Skaro. The one where a child made the monster, but monkeys made the story.. Home - Doctor Who - Episode Guide; Doctor Who Episode 2.10 Love And Monsters. Doctor Who — Series 2, Love and Monsters. The Abzorbaloff attempts to ransom Elton in exchange for the Doctor, but the Doctor feigns disinterest in Elton's fate, while dropping a hint to the absorbed members of LINDA. The show enjoyed consistently high Appreciation Index ratings: "Love & Monsters", regarded by Doctor Who fans as his worst script, gained a rating of 76, just short of the 2006 average rating of 77; and the episodes "The Stolen Earth" and "Journey's End" share the highest rating Doctor Who has received, at 91. While Setchfield was not a fan of Kay, he found his performance in this episode funny. Russell T Davies worked on the series for some years. But when the mysterious Victor Kennedy joins the group, the fun soon stops and Elton discovers a darker side to his hobby. [16] It was then rereleased as part of the Complete Second Series boxset on 20 November 2006. After a meeting, Elton, Ursula, and Mr Skinner stage a walkout. note Love and Monsters' Jessica Henwick is unlikely to get the chance to reprise the role of Colleen Wing, but tells us that she'd be open to returning to … Dan Zeff. "Love & Monsters" was watched by 6.66 million viewers in the United Kingdom and was met with divisive reception by critics and fans. And I found Elton to be a very likable character. Template:Infobox Doctor Who episode "Love & Monsters" is the tenth episode of the second series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast on BBC One on 17 June 2006. All 11 songs featured in Doctor Who (2005) season 2 episode 10: Love & Monsters, with scene descriptions. To make the dangerous journey, Joel discovers his inner hero to be with the girl of his dreams. Jun 17, 2006 44 min. Davies notes in the commentary that the name was invented only after the episode was shot and a name was needed for the credits. He reinvigorates the group's efforts to locate the Doctor and his companion Rose by teaching them spying techniques. Elton Pope sees a photograph of the Tenth Doctor taken during a recent alien invasion on Ursula Blake's blog. Doctor Who — Series 2, Love and Monsters. The 'Doctor Who' festive special is an annual highlight for Whovians. And I just go a bit mad.' Elton is given the task of getting close to Rose's mother Jackie. Victor, now in his true form, has got Elton cornered. (The Doctor is aiming his sonic screwdriver at the paving slab where Ursula's face appeared.) With Dylan O'Brien, Jessica Henwick, Michael Rooker, Dan Ewing. Camille Codouri also returned as Jackie Tyler, a character that can veer from extremely irritating to lovably real in the blink of an eye. I get left here sometimes and I don't know where she is. 4 (DVD) (2005)", "Doctor Who, Season 2, Episode 10: "Love & Monsters, "Dr Who trespasses into alien comic territory", Episode commentary by Russell T Davies, Phil Collinson, and Susie Liggat, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Love_%26_Monsters&oldid=1000270246, Television shows written by Russell T Davies, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 January 2021, at 12:01. But when the mysterious Victor Kennedy joins the group, the fun soon stops and Elton discovers a darker … [24] In a review of the series, Stephen Brook of The Guardian stated that he "hated" the episode, describing it as a "parody of Doctor Who fans". [15] This episode was released on a basic DVD together with "The Impossible Planet" and "The Satan Pit" on 7 August 2006. First Appearance The Daleks (1963) Home Planet: Skaro. Certainly, most of it is newly-shot footage. Tropes Media Browse Indexes Forums Videos This commentary makes uncomfortable viewing for a long-term fan. [13] Its final audience figure was 6.66 million making it the 15th most watched programme of the week. Prior to the revival of Doctor Who, Davies had considered pitching this story idea to Doctor Who Magazine as a comics story. The Doctor explains that if they can find the Isolus pod and provide it power, the alien will leave Chloe. Doctor Who — Series 2, Love and Monsters. (NOT)Doctor Who Classic Reviews #4 Love And Monsters by rhpsfan November 26, 2016, 2:10 pm 1.8k Votes 2 Comments A guy (Marc Warren) forms a fan club devoted to The Doctor, falls in love with a girl, (Shirley Henderson aka Moaning Myrtle I guess everybody else was busy filming Order Of The Phoenix,* so no Goblet Of Fire cast reunion here. Jun 17, 2006 44 min. [21], In 2011, SFX named "Love & Monsters" as one of the best Sci-Fi TV Mockumentaries, saying that it worked as an example of the genre and was not too bad on rewatch. He manages to meet Jackie at a laundrette and is invited to her apartment. They get on well together, and romance starts to blossom. "[18] Louisa Pearson of The Scotsman noted that hardcore fans would dislike the comedy and the "panto" performance of Kay, but commented, "It's true, this episode came close to being a spoof, but it was actually quite nice to have a rest from the Doctor. The Time Scales presents 110 community ratings and 19 reviews for Doctor Who 2.10 - Love & Monsters Your comments are welcome! Available on iTunes, HBO Max An ordinary man called Elton becomes obsessed with the Doctor and Rose and their mysterious blue box. Screenwriter. On Sunday, Doctor Who cast members Jodi Whittaker, Tosin Cole, and Mandip Gill appeared live at the Paley Center for Media in Manhattan for a Fathom … People still want a bit of a monster and a bit of a thrill and a bit of the Doctor, so it still delivers as normal Doctor Who. In the episode, a human called Elton Pope (Marc Warren) joins a group of people who have a shared interest in the alien time traveller the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) and his ship the TARDIS. But just as you think you know everything this programme can do, this puts a little bit of spin on it. Episode Trailer. There seems no hope of escape. She tries and fails to seduce him, but when she finds a picture of Rose in Elton's jacket and realises he is after the Doctor, she demands that he leave her alone. Average audience for story: 6.66m. Russell T. Davies. Cast & Crew. It touches people, absorbs them and their face actually appears in the body — terrifying. [1], "Love & Monsters" was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 17 June 2006. The "Doctor-lite" (and sometimes "companio… Cast this programme. Doctor Who recap: Love … Elton recalls seeing the same man in his house when he was a child. Doctor Who Confidential featurette: The New World of Who (11 min.) S2, E10: Love & Monsters. First Appearance The Keys of Marinus (1964) Home Planet: Marinus. Voord. Who is the sinister and mysterious Victor Kennedy, and why is he so keen to find the Doctor? This episode would’ve worked a lot better if it had simply been a sweet little love story centre on Elton and Ursula. Not so experimental that people will run away screaming from Saturday-night BBC1, because you can experiment too much. Elton and Ursula, with three others, form a group who have similarly encountered the Doctor known as LINDA (London Investigation 'N' Detective Agency). Trying to navigate your way round? This is for entertainment purposes only. Jun 17, 2006 44 min. "Love & Monsters" was the first example of a "Doctor-lite" episode in the new series: because the lead actors only appear for a few minutes in this episode, they're free to film another one simultaneously. Thals. Genre. [2][9], According to Davies, in an early draft, Elton would have been witness to more events in Doctor Who history: in this draft, Elton's third birthday party was evacuated because of the Dalek invasion of Shoreditch (Remembrance of the Daleks), his mother was killed by a plastic daffodil (Terror of the Autons) instead of an elemental shade, and he also would have been one of those who saw the Loch Ness Monster rising from the Thames (Terror of the Zygons). Available on iTunes, Stan A man named Elton becomes obsessed with The Doctor and Rose. An alien species, they were responsible for the fall of Gallifrey and have always been considered the Doctor’s main nemesis. Series 2 Episode 10 Love And Monsters .A young man runs across a barren industrial field, and emerges near a large warehouse to see a tall blue police box. Kennedy's alien form, known as the Abzorbaloff, was designed by the winner of a children's competition to design a Doctor Who monster. [8] The acronym "LINDA" was previously used on the British children's television programme Why Don't You?, which featured the "Liverpool Investigation 'N' Detective Agency". Doctor Who: "Love & Monsters" Review. Cast and Crew. Dec 8, 2006. Kay was originally offered the part of Elton, but he felt the "UFO-spotter type" was too similar to his character on Coronation Street and much preferred playing the "baddie". For TARDISode, see bottom of this entry. In some cases, being together results in acrimony, but for the most part we all have something we enjoy in common. [3] Davies was inspired by the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "The Zeppo" and the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Lower Decks", both of which focused on atypical characters. meeting scenes. Find movie and film cast and crew information for Doctor Who : Love and Monsters (2006) - Dan Zeff on AllMovie [9] Davies wanted Elton to be a "normal guy" and not geeky with a "funny voice". [1] Davies said of the monster, "I thought the Abzorbaloff was brilliant. [2] As such, the production was "double banked" with "The Impossible Planet"/"The Satan Pit" so Tennant and Piper could film those episodes while another unit worked on "Love & Monsters". It was written by executive producer and lead writer Russell T Davies and directed by Dan Zeff.. It was a nice change of pace with some funny moments. However, he felt that some of the sadder aspects "seemed out of place in what should have been a purely light-hearted comedic episode". The "Doctor-lite" and "companion-lite" structure has since continued in the programme. Doctor Who Episode 2.10 Love And Monsters. Doctor Who Episode 2.10 Love And Monsters. Doctor Who moves to Saturdays with this episode, given a drastic change in the working hours of my day job, resulting in the show being watched at a time that it's meant to be watched. SG. Stories are listed in the A-Z in the left-hand column, or you can use the search field in the right-hand column (scroll to bottom to get Desktop version). [12] Overnight ratings for the UK were 6.22 million, a 38.3% audience share. The Doctor brings us together. In London in 2012, the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler set off to see the Olympics, only to find terror in the most ordinary place. "[7] The episode had the working title of "I Love the Doctor". Ursula realises she forgot her phone, and she returns with Elton only to discover that Victor is an alien, whom Elton dubs an Abzorbaloff. It’s certainly the warmest, and somehow it feels like the most personal." It's too late for total reconstruction, but. [4][5], As such, executive producer and writer Russell T Davies had to come up with a story that had a good reason to keep the Doctor and Rose out. 10 / 13 Who is the sinister and mysterious Victor Kennedy, ... 'Has anybody seen the Doctor?' DOCTOR: If I can key into the absorption matrix and separate the last victim. With "Love & Monsters", Davies was able to tell a story from a different character's point of view to allow for only a small appearance by lead actors David Tennant and Billie Piper as the Doctor and Rose Tyler. Doctor Who season 13 adds John Bishop to cast. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being who appears to be human. CAST. Fetch a spade! Sensorites. This was a production necessity because the Christmas special had increased the number of episodes to produce from 13 to 14. Unlike the vast majority of Doctor Who stories, "Love & Monsters" has only nominal appearances by the TARDIS crew, and is not from their point of view. Doctor Who: Love And Monsters Jackie: 'She's so far away. Russell T. Davies. [25] The scene where Elton says he and Ursula have "a bit of a love life" was criticised by some commentators, who felt that the resultant implication of having oral sex with a paving slab was unsuitable for Doctor Who's large family audience; others, however, dismissed this dialogue as a harmless joke that children would not understand. [1][2] Victor Kennedy mentions that Rose's Torchwood files are missing because they were corrupted by a "Bad Wolf virus", referencing both the recurring phrases of the first and second series. An ordinary man named Elton Pope becomes obsessed with the Tenth Doctor, Rose and their strange blue box, joining a group of like-minded people in hopes of finding him. At Ursula's prompting, Elton breaks the cane, which causes the Abzorbaloff to melt into the ground. Cast and Crew. Paul Reed reviews 'Love and Monsters, an episode of the TV series 'Doctor Who'. MW. Meanwhile, Bridget and Bliss disappear from the group unexpectedly. Love and Monsters, although meant for the big screen, has just become available to watch at home and I feel that this gem of an adventure will go way under the radar. Doctor Who Episode 2.10 Love And Monsters. Find movie and film cast and crew information for Doctor Who : Love and Monsters (2006) - Dan Zeff on AllMovie Three years on and I'm still in two minds about 'Love and Monsters'. The design of the Abzorbaloff monster also came under fire, but the villain was actually created by the then-9 year old William Grantham, who had won a competition to design a Doctor Who monster. It was the first story in the programme's history written specifically to be recorded at the same time as another story — a process called "double banking". In response, the absorbed members collectively use their willpower to suppress the Abzorbaloff, who ends up dropping his cane. Kay and the Abzorbaloff also attracted divided opinions. In a monster-infested world, Joel learns his girlfriend is just 85 miles away. Love and Monsters Air date: Dec 8, 2006 People begin to vanish from a group devoted to learning more about the Doctor and Rose after the mysterious Victor Kennedy (Peter Kay) gets involved. Love & Monsters was the tenth episode of series 2 of Doctor Who.. From a production standpoint, it included a monster created by a child, nine-year-old William Grantham, for a Blue Peter competition. Amidst this, Elton and his fragile group of friends would almost feel cast adrift – increasingly vulnerable as they are led astray by the sinister Victor Kennedy. [19] IGN's Ahsan Haque gave the episode a score of 9.5 out of 10, particularly praising the dialogue. Joining Love & Monsters on this day was comedian Peter Kay, whose interest in Doctor Who had come to Davies' attention after Kay had written a lengthy letter of praise to the production office upon the conclusion of the first season. Love & Monsters. Ranking the most memorable monsters to have come up against the Doctor since 1963. "[11] The episode features the songs "Mr. Blue Sky", "Don't Bring Me Down", and "Turn to Stone" by Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), Elton's favorite band. [17], "Love & Monsters" is noted for having a divided reception. BE. The Abzorbaloff tricks Ursula into being absorbed as well, revealing that a single touch is enough to absorb a victim, before pursuing Elton. It was written by executive producer and lead writer Russell T Davies and directed by Dan Zeff. Love and Monsters begins in 1979 with the publication of 'Doctor Who Weekly', the magazine that would start a chain of events that would see creative fans taking control of the merchandise and even of the programme's massively successful twenty-first century reboot. Director. Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor. If you have corrections or amendments, please quote/ link to your source. Due to the addition of a Christmas special in the production schedule, an episode had to be "double banked" with another story (in this case "The Impossible Planet" and "The Satan Pit") for production to finish on time. Main Cast. Love and Monsters star Ariana Greenblatt opens up about a possible return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, whether that's as a slightly older version of Gamora or … [14] The episode gained an Appreciation Index score of 76. TARDIS Coordinates: June 17, 2006 Hooray! Removed uncredited, unsourced cast. The episode is set in London. Screenwriter. Similar Content. Monster Girl Doctor (Japanese: モンスター娘のお医者さん, Hepburn: Monsutā Musume no Oisha-san), also known as Doctor for Monster Girls, is a Japanese light novel series written by Yoshino Origuchi and illustrated by Z-Ton. Episode Premiere. ... "We’ve got lots of new characters, new monsters, some old ones coming back. This at the time allowed for the main cast to go off and film another … a story where the Doctor, the TARDIS, and/or the companions aren’t present for the majority of the story. [26] "Love & Monsters" was placed in 153rd position in Doctor Who Magazine's Mighty 200 reader survey in 2009, which ranked every Doctor Who story to that point in order of preference. This episode contains flashbacks to the events of "Rose", "Aliens of London", and "The Christmas Invasion"; some footage was reused, but most was restaged to be from Elton's point of view. Elton is cornered in a dead end alley. Elton! Main Cast. And this reveals something else. But when the mysterious Victor Kennedy joins the group, the fun soon stops and Elton discovers a darker side to his hobby. Auton - Natalie Danks-Smith (uncredited; archival footage) Are we sure that there's even archival footage of the scene retelling TV: Rose? On first viewing, its presentation of fandom, or rather fandoms, plural, seemed affectionate. [Elton's bedsit] ELTON: Even then, after all, that the Doctor saved me one last time. There is no way that Elton is inserted Name of the Doctor-style into these Plus, the story behind the Blue Peter Design a Monster competition Dan Zeff. Starring Marc Warren, Bella Emberg, Simon Greenall. As such, the production was "double banked" with "The Impossible Planet"/"The Satan Pit" so Tennant and Piper could film those episodes while another unit worked on "Love & Monsters". 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