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Revision as of 20:07, 22 March 2020

"BOOKS! People never really stop plagiarizing books!"
The secret key to make sense out of the Moffat era's story arcs.

Both Rusty and Moffuck insist that they've never read the books. See also: Lawrence Miles

Oh, and the following list is full of SPOILERS.

Examples

Idea Plagiarised Book NuWho Episode
An enemy of the Doctor has seemingly engineered him a "perfect companion". Alien Bodies Hell Bent
"A Time Lord's body is a miracle. Even a dead one. There are whole empires out there who'd rip this world apart for just one cell." Alien Bodies The Impossible Astronaut
The Doctor transforms himself into a human known as John Smith, teaches at a school, and falls in love with a random woman. (Shut up, this one counts.) Human Nature (novel) Human Nature
Big red double-decker bus in the desert. The Scarlet Empress Planet of the Dead
The Doctor saves Hitler. Timewyrm: Exodus Let's Kill Hitler
An evil renegade Time Lord gets control of a country using mass-scale telepathy, then takes over the whole world thus creating an alternative timeline. Timewyrm: Exodus The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords
Someone carves words into a rock-face so that someone else, far in the future, can receive a vital message. Genocide (novel) The Pandorica Opens
A companion gets sucked through a crack in the fabric of reality and is erased from time. Unnatural History Cold Blood
A companion jumps directly into the Doctor's time-stream to save his life. Unnatural History The Name of the Doctor
A humanoid TARDIS. Alien Bodies The Doctor's Wife
In order to survive the Time War, a group of Time Lords decide to shed their corporeal bodies and exist only as conceptual entities. Alien Bodies The End of Time
A British space probe heading towards Mars encounters aliens, which leads them back to Earth. They claim the world as their own from their giant ship hovering over London and threaten to kill a good part of the world's population. The Doctor comes back at the last minute and provokes their leader to confront him personally. He wins but the ship is destroyed by the UK officials anyway. The Dying Days The Christmas Invasion
A military unit which has been collecting alien technology are conducting an experiment with a crack in the fabric of spacetime located inside the Canary Wharf tower in June 2006. Their female leader knows the TARDIS and they seize it. The experiment attracts travellers from alternative timelines, including a companion. The lab is then taken over by an hostile Cybermen (or almost) army. A companion falls inside the crack during the battle and is thus forced to rebuild their live without the Doctor. Finally all the events will be erased by a later story. The Time Travellers Army of Ghosts/Doomsday
A sassy, middle-aged archaeologist who becomes a companion with the special privilege of fucking the Doctor. Love and War, The Dying Days, Bernice Summerfield Silence in the Library, Day of the Moon, River Song
An archeological expedition encounters an ancient flesh-eating entity that lives in the dark. Fear of the Dark Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead
"Why aren't there any ducks?" The Fall of Yquatine The Eleventh Hour
Artificial humans are created en masse in tanks. Interference The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People
A companion waits 2,000 years to be reunited with the one they love. The Ancestor Cell The Big Bang
The TARDIS explodes. The Shadows of Avalon The Pandorica Opens
The TARDIS turns into a small cube and requires a significant source of energy to return it to its original form. The Burning Flatline
The matrix of the Doctor's TARDIS is deposited into a human body. The Banquo Legacy The Doctor's Wife
The Doctor destroys Gallifrey to end a Time War. The Ancestor Cell Dalek
"Enchanted glass people." The Blue Angel Twice Upon A Time
Time freezes when two incarnations of the Doctor meet. The Eight Doctors Twice Upon A Time
The Doctor loses all memory of a companion. The Burning Hell Bent
A dangerous book(s) is stolen/leaked from a secret library in the Vatican. All-Consuming Fire Extremis
A Victorian spaceship lands on a solar system planet to expand the Empire but gets in troubles with aliens. Imperial Moon The Empress of Mars
The Doctor becomes a competitor in a deadly futuristic TV show broadcasted from a space station which has been taken over by an evil being. Time of Your Life Bad Wolf
A mysterious alien artefact crashes in London during the Blitz and starts to convert people, including children. Illegal Alien The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances
The Doctor encounters an android that believes itself to be a human scientist. Anachrophobia Victory of the Daleks
The TARDIS crashes with another ship. The Doctor and his female companion are separated and get stranded inside the crumbling TARDIS with the other ship's crew, which become scrap collectors. The members of the crew share a very strong bond and one of them has special abilities. They are all tracked by monstrous future versions of themselves trying to convert them. The whole story is enclosed in a time loop. One of the Doctor's deepest secrets is hinted at. Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS
The Doctor rescues time travel pioneers trapped on a dead world. Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible Hide, Listen
A moon is an egg. Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible Kill the Moon
A child which is almost a Time Lord and has grown some time inside the TARDIS receive all its knowledge directly in their mind so that they can save the Doctor. Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible Let's Kill Hitler, River Song
A portal in a Scandinavian forest is leading to a cavernous pocket universe with its own people and laws of physics. Dominion It Takes You Away