[18], IGN's Travis Fickett rated the episode 8.6 out of 10, commenting that it was "a nice change of pace" from the more complex and emotional two-parter that preceded it. On the planet Midnight, the shuttle bus the Doctor is riding on is attacked. (TV: Midnight). Biff Cane Doctor Who Midnight Scene 7. Billen praised the episode for its claustrophobic atmosphere and for showing the series was "not afraid of variety," but instead "dead scared of repetition". Tenth Doctor; Donna Noble; Jethro Cane; my favorite emo; Episode: s04e10 Midnight; Summary “Come on,” Donna says, gently nudging the Doctor forward with a hand on his back, “Let’s get back to the TARDIS, yeah?” The Doctor hummed in agreement. Midnight was set to be episode 8 of season 4 with Doctor Who: Silence in the Library (2008) and Doctor Who: Forest of the Dead (2008) following it. It had been intended to air as the fiftieth episode of the new series, but plotting similarities between Forest of the Dead and Turn Left forced Davies to … When Mr Cane and the Tenth Doctor knocked a differen… "Doctor Who" Midnight (TV Episode 2008) Colin Morgan as Jethro. The delay in Sky's repetition becomes shorter, and soon she is speaking simultaneously with all of them, but after a while they realise she is now repeating only what the Doctor says. [13], "Midnight" was watched by 8.05 million viewers, a 38% share of the total television audience, making it the fifth most-watched programme of the week. [6] Now known for his stage work with the RSC as well as television, he is the son of Patrick Troughton, who portrayed the Second Doctor. Colin Morgan, who plays Jethro, previously appeared with Catherine Tate in her 2007 Christmas special. "[16] William Gallagher of Radio Times was generally positive about the episode, but he said he would have "liked just a beat more, just a tiny further step before the resolution; can't even tell you what was missing but I needed one more stage in the journey". These are all references to the series 4 story arc. "Midnight" is the tenth episode of the fourth series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. Midnight Jethro Cane was the son of Val and Biff Cane. Jethro Cane The unseen assailant is depicted only through sound effects and its possession of one of the vehicle's passengers, Sky Silvestry (Lesley Sharp), who repeats the words of the other passengers on board. This episode is the fiftieth episode filmed for the revived series, and was filmed at the same time as "Turn Left". He thought the most successful aspect of the episode was the creature and praised the fact that it was "tightly written" and allowed the viewer to get to know the different passengers. When the Doctor knocks on the door, and the creature knocks back, count the number of knocks. [22] It received a mixed reception with one reviewer saying that it was "Probably only of interest to really hardcore Whovians". Directed by Alice Troughton. He deduces that the entity from outside may be trying to communicate to them through Sky as it learns vocal communications, and tries to reason with it, against the other passengers' fears. Main actor: HOSTESS bombarding the Doctor with plastic packets - HOSTESS - that's the headphones for Channels 1 to 36, modem link for 3D vidgames, – Donna and the Doctor tempt fate. The Doctor and other passengers see Sky behaving oddly, repeating what they are saying, frightening the passengers who think she has become possessed by whatever was outside, but the Doctor is intrigued. The hostess pulls herself and Sky out of the cabin and into the radiation, sacrificing herself to save the Doctor. It's just a thought experiment, a plot device, a gothic kind of horror that - ironically - sort of draws inspiration from HP Lovecraft in it's inception and placement within the world. [9][10] He has appeared in the Doctor Who audio dramas Cuddlesome, The Judgement of Isskar, The Destroyer of Delights, and The Chaos Pool. It was first broadcast on BBC One on 14 June 2008. The Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble go to the leisure planet of Midnight for a simple, relaxing holiday. Jethro was on holiday with his parents to see the planet Midnight but it all went wrong as an entity attacked the shuttle bus and the knocking on the walls began. The Tenth Doctor and Donna visit the resort planet Midnight, the surface of which is bathed in lethal radiation from its star. He goes alone as he is unable to convince Donna to leave the comfort of the local spa. The staff are made of 2 drivers and a hostess. 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