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'Doctor Who' Tuesday Trope: Chekhov's Gun

'Doctor Who' Tuesday Trope: Chekhov's Gun Each week, I’ll tackle another trope, examining its use, effectiveness, and relevance to the long-running BBC show.First up, some prolific advice from Russian playwright and short story writer Anton Chekhov.

'Doctor Who' Tuesday Trope: The Atoner

'Doctor Who' Tuesday Trope: The Atoner Ahead of Peter Capaldi’s return next month, take a gander at the Twelfth Doctor as “the atoner.” Meaning: Former bad guy spends story making up for the things he did Usage in Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor’s introverted personality is attempt to be less manipulative, vain than previous incarnations “I’m the Doctor.