He’s gonna keep a special eye out. The planet was eventually wiped out by the Daleks. The Doctor: No. Listen The Doctor: What’s under your bed! He hypothesises that it is because people inherently know that they are not alone. Do you feel it? I always thought that would be me. When you get home, stay away from time travel. Man: Why does he have to sleep out here? Have we moved? Just sleep. The effect was described as being like a wall, (AUDIO: 1963: Fanfare for the Common Men) and Ace explained that a time lock could seal a planet inside a spacetime envelope, wiping it out of history. The Doctor: Yes, you know sometimes when you talk to yourself? What if the prickle on the back of your neck is the breath of something close behind you? Clara: To what? The Doctor: I know it’s not a competition. There’s nothing to hear. (TV: Journey's End), At the Time Lord Academy on Gallifrey, Ace was given the planet of Talmeson to watch over. Clara: Where are we? The bigger question is, why did we end up with him and not you? She leaves him not wishing to aggravate the situation. Rupert: Am I safe now? What's that hiding under everyone's bed? Orson Pink: That’s probably jsut the rest of the air escaping. He promised the figure that the three wouldn't look at it. Clara: From you that means something. Because didn’t anybody ever tell you? Why don’t you just turn your head? "[26], Mac Rogers of Slate praised "Listen" as "the best Doctor Who episode in years", arguing that it "proves that, deployed cleverly enough, Doctor Who can do anything. The Doctor: What would those creatures do when everyone was gone? See it. That only show themselves to the very young or the very old or the mad! You’re now in mental contact with the TARDIS, so don’t think anything rude. A time lock, or temporal lock, was a mechanism whereby an event or series of events was rendered unreachable by time travel, blocking off a section of the Time Vortex. A soldier so brave he doesn’t need a gun. The Doctor: It is potentially catastrophic. The Doctor: I asked first. With the event in question suspended from the actual flow of time, one could then enter it directly without needing to physically travel through the Time Vortex. Rupert: Nobody came in. The moment when the caretaker suddenly finds himself alone, followed by the camera tracking in on the evaporating imprint of his missing coffee mug is an almost shot-for-shot homage to, The bedsheet entity is reminiscent of that in. The Doctor: Then you will never travel with me again because that is the deal! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts . The reason for the War Doctor choosing an abandoned barn for his activation of 'The Moment' in 2013's "The Day of the Doctor" is revealed, as the barn is shown to be the Doctor's childhood home on Gallifrey. When the adults leave, the boy tries to leave the bed, but Clara grabs his ankle, recognising she created this fear in the Doctor. But very clever people can hear dreams. The children's home at first looks like this because of the "perfect hider" monster. But the dark is empty now. (COMIC: Outrun), On one occasion when Donna Noble was beating the Tenth Doctor at backgammon, he placed the board in a time lock until Donna became bored and gave up. The Doctor: TARDIS. How would you detect it? Check the behind the scenes section, the revision history and discussion page for additional comments on this article's title. (TV: The Stolen Earth), There were also other workarounds to enter a location blocked by a time lock, such as the use of a stasis cube to displace and freeze a moment of time outside of the natural progression of reality. Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form), "Doctor Who Listen review: "A classy, creepy study of fear and loneliness, "I found this photo of William Hartnell as a child and got our hair team to match the hair of this little boy. You too, Clara. What? Perverting the course of human history!" Clara: Just take off, don’t ask questions. They praised the analysis and development of the Doctor's character, and closed their review, saying, "'Listen' is just about the most honest exploration of the Doctor we've seen in 51 years. (TV: The End of Time), When the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors confronted the War Doctor as he prepared to use the Moment, the Tenth Doctor noted that they shouldn't have been there as the events should be time locked. The Doctor: Why do you have three mirrors? Clara: It looks like your handwriting. Why don’t we just go? {something presses down on the bed above them} Who else is in this room? Just leave. This is it. Danny gives a little wave when he sees Clara in the restaurant. Does it scare you? Clara, your back. The Doctor: Well I couldn’t have written it and forgotten, could I? Turn your back on him. [2], Douglas Mackinnon found a photo of First Doctor actor William Hartnell as a child, and had the hair team style the actor playing the young Doctor to resemble him. View planetclaireTV’s profile on Facebook, View PlanetclaireOrg’s profile on Google+. Danny: I meant… yeah, no… Logically, this would seem like it's referring to Rupert/Danny. The episode's final line, whispered by Clara to the young Doctor, is "Fear makes companions of us all" – a line originally spoken by the First Doctor in the third episode of the very first Doctor Who serial, An Unearthly Child (1963). (PROSE: Harvest of Time), When the Doctor's TARDIS and the Master's TARDIS had each landed inside the other, the Third Doctor and the Master each put a time lock on the other's TARDIS to prevent escape. Clara: It’s not weird… {the random astronaut motions for her to follow him} exactly. Take off and promise me you will never look where we’ve been. People I didn’t shoot. Clara: Have you met you? The Doctor: I don’t take orders, Clara. Clara and Danny mutually apologise for their behaviour before sharing a kiss. I always liked to think it was the same creature from the episode midnight but it couldn’t get in because the technology of the pod that time traveller pink was staying in kept it out. What theory? I’m worried it wants to go solo. Fear can make you faster, and cleverer, and stronger. Do you think he’s scared? Danny: Oswald. TARDIS! Get them under control! It’s this place. The Doctor: The end of the road. However the Eleventh Doctor and River Song stole a Time Capsule from the Silents to break through the Daleks' time lock. Close. The Doctor: Nobody’s safe. Want to know why tht’s good? Bit early, aren’t you? The episode opens with the Doctor sitting atop the TARDIS, "The TARDIS isn't supposed to come out this far, but, "Sontarans! Evolution perfects survival skills. (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan), The Vist looked down upon the "time-locked races" in reference to their natural time travel ability. Danny: You can have it. Doctor Who 8x04: Listen Episode Speculation & Reactions Discussion Thread. He's terrified to tears of what might be outside his ship. The Doctor: Sontarans! The Doctor: That’s one way of looking at it. Find out more.