Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DEN OF GEEK's Andrew Blair debates the Doctor's Morality.


Throughout fifty years of storytelling, the Doctor has emerged as an antidote to conventional heroism, using his wits and intelligence to find peaceful solutions, never using violence to save the day. Eschewing guns and fighting in favour of rhetoric and not fighting, in the words of Terrance Dicks, the Doctor is 'never cruel or cowardly'. It's such a shame that this isn't true. Still, it sounds better than 'The Doctor is sometimes cruel and cowardly but he means well'..

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