2.03 - But what do I do every day, mum?

July 17th, 2019

28 mins 47 secs

Season 2

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This week, I'm joined by Deb Stanish, to discuss a moment from 2005's The Parting of the Ways, the finale of Christopher Eccleston's first and only season as the Doctor. We discuss how Rose's perspective really spoke to Deb's personal history, the Doctor's history of putting companions' safety before their agency, and the aspects of the scene that some fans find troublingly classist.

You can follow Deb on Twitter at @DebStanish.

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  • The Parting of the Ways - Wikipedia — "The Parting of the Ways" is the thirteenth episode of the revived first series of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who. The episode was first broadcast on BBC One on 18 June 2005. It was the second episode of the two-part story. The first part, "Bad Wolf", was broadcast on 11 June.
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  • The Moment 2.03 on Spotify — A collection of songs, loosely assembled around themes and topics discussed in season 2, episode 3 of Doctor Who: The Moment.