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The Doctor: I’m the Doctor, by the way. What's your name?
Rose Tyler: Rose.
The Doctor: Nice to meet you, Rose. Run for your life!

Rose: Who are you?
The Doctor: Told you. The Doctor.
Rose: Yeah, but Doctor What?
The Doctor: Just The Doctor.
Rose: The Doctor.
The Doctor: Hello!
Rose: Is that supposed to sound impressive?
The Doctor: Sort of.

Rose: Really though, Doctor. Tell me. Who are you?
The Doctor: Do you know like we were saying? About the Earth revolving? It's like when you're a kid. The first time they tell you that the world's turning and you just can't believe it because everything looks like it's standing still. I can feel it. he grabs her hand. The turn of the Earth. The ground beneath our feet spinning at a thousand miles an hour. And the entire planet is hurtling around the sun at 67,000 thousand miles an hour and I can feel it. We're falling through space, you and me. Clinging to the skin of this tiny little world and if we let go... he drops her hand That's who I am. Now forget me, Rose Tyler. Go home.

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The End of the World

The Doctor: You lot. You spend all your time thinking about dying. Like you're going to get killed by eggs or beef or global warming or asteroids. But you never take the time to imagine the impossible. That maybe you survive. This is the year 5.5 slash Apple slash 26. Five billion years in your future. And this is the day— hold on. This is the day the sun expands. Welcome to the end of the world.

The Doctor about the invite: The paper's slightly psychic. Show them whatever I want them to see. Saves a lot of time.
Rose about the steward: He's blue.
The Doctor: Yeah.
Rose: Okay.

The Doctor: So, what you're saying is, if we get in trouble there's no one to help us out?
Jabe: I'm afraid not.
The Doctor: Fantastic!
Jabe: I don't understand. In what way is that fantastic?

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The Unquiet Dead

The Doctor: Ready for this? Here we go. History!

Dickens: Can it be that I have the world entirely wrong?
The Doctor: Not wrong. There's just more to learn.

Gwyneth: You're from London. I've seen London in drawings but never like that. All those people rushing about, half-naked for shame. And the noise. And the metal boxes racing past. And the birds in the sky—no, they're metal as well. Metal birds with people in them. People are flying. And you—you've flown so far. Further than anyone. The things you've seen. The darkness, the big bad wolf.

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Aliens of London

The Doctor: It's not twelve hours. It's twelve months. You've been gone a whole year. {pause.} Sorry.

Rose: Every conversation with you just goes mental. There's no one else I can talk to. I've seen all that stuff up there. The size of it. And I can't say a word. Aliens and spaceships and things. And I'm the only person on planet Earth who knows they exist. {A spaceship screams by overhead.} Oh, that's not fair.

Rose: So history's happening and we're stuck here.
The Doctor: Yes we are.

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World War Three

The Doctor: Who the hell are you?
Harriet Jones: Harriet Jones. MP for Flydale North.
The Doctor: Nice to meet you.
Harriet Jones: Likewise.

The Doctor: Right then. Question time. Who exactly are the Slitheen?
Harriet Jones: They're aliens.
The Doctor: Yes, I got that. Thanks.
The Slitheen: Who are you, if not human?
Harriet Jones: Who's not human?
Rose: He's not human.
Harriet Jones: He's not human?
The Doctor to Rose and Harriet: Can I have a bit of a hush?
Harriet Jones: Sorry.
The Doctor to the Slitheen: So, what's the plan?
Harriet Jones: But he's got a Northern accent.
Rose: Lots of planets have a North.
The Doctor: I said "hush".

The Doctor: I give you a choice. Leave this planet or I'll stop you.
Slitheen: What? You? Trapped in your box?
The Doctor: Yes. Me.

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Rose: If someone's collecting aliens that makes you exhibit A.

Adam: Mr. Van Statten owns the internet.
Rose: Don't be stupid, no one owns the internet.
Statten: Let's just keep the whole world thinking that way, right kids?

The Doctor: Your race is dead. You all burned—all of you. Ten million ships on fire. The entire Dalek race, wiped out in one second.
Dalek: You lie!
The Doctor: I watched it happen. I made it happen.
Dalek: You destroyed us?
The Doctor: I had no choice.
Dalek: And what of the Time Lords?
The Doctor: Dead. They burned with you. The end of the last great Time War. Everyone lost.
Dalek: And the coward survived.

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The Long Game

The Doctor: The Fourth Great and Bountiful Human Empire. And there it is. Planet Earth. At its height. Covered with mega-cities. Five moons. Population: 96 billion. The hub of a galactic domain. Stretching across a million planets, a million species. With mankind right in the middle. Adam faints. He's your boyfriend.
Rose: Not anymore.

The Doctor: Rose is asking the right sort of questions: Why is it so hot?
Cathica: One minute you're worried about the Empire and the next minute it's the central heating.
The Doctor: Oh, never underestimate plumbing. Plumbing's very important. 

The Editor: 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 destabilize an economy, invent an enemy, change a vote.
Rose: So all the people on Earth are, like, slaves. 
The Editor: Well, now. There's an interesting point. Is a slave a slave if he doesn't know he's enslaved? 
The Doctor: Yes. 
The Editor: Oh. I was hoping for a philosophical debate. Is that all I'm going to get? "Yes."? 
The Doctor: Yes. 

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Father's Day

Rose: Peter Alan Tyler. My dad. The most wonderful man in the world. Born 15 September, 1954.

Rose: It's so weird. The day my father died. I thought it'd be all sort of grim and stormy. It's just another day.
The Doctor: The past is another country. 1987's just the Isle of Wight.

The Doctor: When we met, I said "Travel with me in space." You said no. Then I said "Time machine".
Rose: It wasn't some big plan. I just saw it happening and I thought, I can stop it.
The Doctor: I did it again. I picked another stupid ape. I should have known. It's not about showing you the universe. It never is. It's about the universe doing something for you.

The Doctor: Time's been damaged and they've come to sterilize the wound. By consuming everything inside.
Rose: Is this because... Is this my fault?

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The Empty Child

Rose: What's the emergency?
The Doctor: It's mauve.
Rose: Mauve?
The Doctor: Universally recognized color for danger.
Rose: What happened to red?
The Doctor: That's just humans. By everyone else's standards, red's camp. Oh, the misunderstandings. All those red alerts, all that dancing.

The Doctor to the cat: You know, one day— just one day, maybe, I'm going to meet somebody who gets the whole "Don't wander off" thing. Nine hundred years of phonebox travel, it's the only thing left to surprise me. The phonebox rings.

The Doctor: So that's what you do, is it, Nancy?
Nancy: What is?
The Doctor: As soon as the sirens go, you find a big fat family meal, still warm on the table with everyone down in the air raid shelter and bingo! Feeding frenzy for the homeless kids of Londontown. Puddings for all. As long as the bombs don't get you.
Nancy: Something wrong with that?
The Doctor: Wrong with it? It's brilliant. I'm not sure if it's Marxism in action or a West End musical.

Nancy: You mustn't let him touch ya!
The Doctor: And what happens if he touches me?
Nancy: He'll make you like him.
The Doctor: And what's he like?
Nancy: I've gotta go.
The Doctor: Nancy, what's he like?
Nancy: He's empty.

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The Doctor Dances

The Doctor: Go to your room! Go to your room! I mean it. I'm very very angry with you. I'm very very cross! Go to your room! the infected patients go back to bed. I'm really glad that worked. Those would have been terrible last words.

Jack: The London Blitz is great for self-cleaners. Pompeii's nice if you want to make a vacation of it though. But you gotta set your alarm for Volcano Day.

Jack: I don't know what's happening here, but believe me, I had nothing to do with it.
The Doctor: I'll tell you what's happening. You forgot to set your alarm clock. It's Volcano Day.

Jack: Who has a sonic screwdriver?
The Doctor: I do!
Jack: Who looks at a screwdriver and thinks, "Ooh, this could be a little more sonic"?
The Doctor: What, you've never been bored? Never had a long night? Never had a lot of cabinets to put up?

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Boom Town

Jack about Rose and Mickey: Aw, sweet. Look at these two. How come I never get any of that?
The Doctor: Buy me a drink first.
Jack: Such hard work.
The Doctor: But worth it.

Jack: See ya in hell.

Secretary: The Lord Mayor says thank you for popping by. She'd love to have a chat but she's up to her eyes in paperwork. Perhaps if you could make an appointment for next week.
The Doctor: She's climbing out the window, isn't she?
Secretary: Yes she is.

Jack: She's got a teleport. That's cheating! Now we're never gonna get her.
Rose: Oh, the Doctor's very good at teleports.

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Bad Wolf

Finding himself in the Big Brother house:
Overhead Voice: Would the Doctor please come to the Diary Room. He does. You are live on Channel 44,000. Please do not swear.
The Doctor: You have got to be kidding.

Rose: Hold on. I must be going mad. It can't be. This looks like—
Producer: Android activated!
Rose: Oh my god, the Android. The Anne-droid.
Anne-droid: Welcome. To the Weakest Link.

Jack finds himself on What Not to Wear:
Android: We're going to have to find you some new colors. Maybe get rid of that Oklahoma Farm Boy thing you've got going on. Just stand still and let the Defabricator work its magic.
Jack: What's the Defabricator? Okay. Defabricator. Does exactly what it says on the tin. Am I naked in front of millions of viewers?
Androids: Absolutely!
Jack: Ladies, your viewing figures just went up.

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The Parting of the Ways

Captain Jack: One minute they're the greatest threat in the Universe, the next minute they vanished out of time and space.
The Doctor: They went off to fight a bigger war. The Time War.
Captain Jack: I thought that was just a legend.
The Doctor: I was there. The war between the Daleks and the Time Lords. With the whole of creation at stake. My people were destroyed, but they took the Daleks with them. I almost thought it was worth it. Now it turns out they died for nothing.

The Doctor: You know what they call me in the ancient legends on the Dalek home world? "The Oncoming Storm". You might have removed all your emotions, but I reckon right down deep in your DNA there's one little spark left. And that's fear. Doesn't it just burn when you face me?

Captain Jack: It's been fun, but I guess this is goodbye.
Rose: Don't talk like that. The Doctor's gonna do it. You just, watch him.
Captain Jack: Rose, you are worth fighting for. kisses her. Wish I'd never met you Doctor. I was much better off as a coward. kisses him. to both: See you in hell.

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