The Tenth Doctor is far more socially adept than the Eleventh. Craig ignores her concern about the rot, beginning a prepared speech about his feelings for her. Unknown to Craig, Sophie glances back, sad; she proceeds to leave. Confidential: Companion(s): See all galleries from The Lodger (2) Related Content. Several previous Doctors appeared in brief flashes when the Doctor knocked heads with Craig. Craig Owens, the man who lives in the flat below the aforementioned one with the ominous glowy door, needs a lodger for the extra room in his flat. Amused, Craig decides that even through the Doctor is weird, he can cook, which is all he needs to know; he gives the Doctor a set of keys. (, The Doctor suggests that Craig and Sophie try to beat the record for the current population; they soon after have a baby, Alfie. David Tennant, unusual amongst other Doctors, began and ended on special episodes, not regular ones. To stay incognito, he must avoid using alien tech like the sonic screwdriver, or risk alerting whoever lives on the second floor. Craig explains that they work together at a call centre. Whereas the Eleventh Doctor tries to encourage Craig and Sophie to get together, he actively breaks up Mickey and, Both stories are resolved by an affirmation of love. Whereas the Eleventh Doctor is given a proper uniform with a big number "11" on it, the Tenth Doctor is, like the rest of the team, dressed in nothing special. The TARDIS simultaneously begins to shake violently, but the zigzag plotter does not work this time. Mickey's main motivation throughout the story is to try to get some sort of functional relationship with a woman — though he seems far more capable at getting a date with Gina than Craig was with Sophie. Premiere broadcast: (. The Doctor promises the couple that he will come back, but Craig dismisses this, knowing it's not true because he's seen the Doctor's thoughts. Doctor Who expert Gavin Fuller – who in 1993 was Mastermind’s youngest-ever champion with the programme … However, right as it seems Sophie has caught on and they are about to kiss, they surprised by the Doctor, who has appeared behind the sofa. • Recorded by Gerry O'Riordan  Coming between the instant-classic heartbreaking drama of Vincent and the Doctor and the timey-wimey spectacular adventure of the two-part series finale, The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang, The Lodger is a delightful “calm between the … DWM 368 Unbeknownst to them, the "person" upstairs has overheard them and light crackles from behind the door. The TARDIS materialises in a park in Colchester. The Doctor explains a perception filter tricked their memories. The Lodger Craig asks a bewildered Eleventh Doctor to play, whereas the Tenth Doctor actively volunteers for Mickey's squad. "Welcome to the Doctor Who Channel! Amy Its setting is something of a throwback to the previous era of Russell T Davies—the sort of mundane, present-day world which formed the bedrock of those years, and which this season seems to have deliberately avoided until now. After an aborted attempt at visiting Jackie Tyler (who is occupied with one of her suitors), the Doctor decides to crash at Mickey Smith's flat, where he proceeds to be a less-than-welcome houseguest. Left stranded in London while he waits for Rose to catch up — only a few seconds will have passed for her — the Doctor needs somewhere to stay. While the Doctor continues inspecting a variety of electrical wires for the scanner, Sophie tells him of her dreams to go to Africa and work with animals. Companion(s): Based on a comic strip of the same name, it was the third instance, after Human Nature and Dalek, of a story from another medium being directly adapted for television. There, he finds the Doctor has rudely terminated one of Craig's clients, with the approval of his boss. Amy holds the phone to the TARDIS engine, letting the Doctor know it's stuck in a materialization loop to try landing; he then gravely explains whatever is preventing it from landing is big — scary big. The two Doctors have different attitudes towards their respective football matches. Not the first half and the second temporal-wise, although if you slice it that way the first definitely wins by quite a bit. Adapted into: The crack widens with brilliant light spilling out. Penciller: The Lodger The actor portraying his character, James Corden, was also a close friend of Matt Smith. A mysterious force blocks the TARDIS — with Amy inside it — from landing, keeping it stuck in a materialisation loop. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 30 March 2006 Craig asks why the Doctor is there, to which his boss explains that the Doctor went to the planning meeting as Craig's representative; thanks to him, they are now more efficient. However, it is too weak to link with a. Official trailer The Doctor wears only a blue bath towel for one scene. Craig overhears the Doctor's exclamations, thinking he is even odder than he thought, but quickly dismisses the idea, deciding to return to his plans. Craig then explains that if either of them needs time alone with a girlfriend or -after giving the Doctor a look over- a boyfriend, they would respect each other's privacy and stay out of the flat for the night. Amy suggests that perhaps the Doctor could fly the ship safely, but the Doctor explains that he is too much for the ship and if he were to touch the console, it would not only blow up the ship but the entire solar system. DWM Comics 128 Release details With The Lodger, sadly, minimal expenditure yields patchy returns. With his towel wrapped around him, the Doctor rushes to the hall, pointing the device; however, he discovers that he grabbed Craig's electric toothbrush instead of the sonic screwdriver. • Conducted and orchestrated by Ben Foster  The Doctor and Sophie don't pick up Craig's frustration. "The Lodger" begins with the Doctor kicked from the TARDIS, a machine that has proven in the past to be as temperamental as an agitated lover. Colchester, 2010; The TARDIS However, when the Doctor turns to leave, he stopped by Craig. The Doctor meets Craig's fellow football teammate, Sean, who asks him where he's strongest; the Doctor responds "arms". ← Previous The Lodger was the eleventh episode of series 5 of Doctor Who. While there’s been Something Very Important hinted at on the … > It was further notable for giving readers a glimpse into Mickey's post-Christmas Invasion life. It's definitely not the fifth moon of Cinda Calista. Taking the snide remark in stride, the Doctor orders Amy to look up the building schematics while he recruits a spy. Craig tries sending the Doctor away by asking if he had something to do elsewhere; however, the Doctor says he has nothing planned. While searching the Doctor's jacket pocket for a pen, she discovers the jewellery box containing her engagement ring. He absently wonders why he's telling the Doctor all about his life when they've only just met. Vincent and the Doctor Moffat did not forget The Lodger, however, and when he agreed to succeed Davies as executive producer of Doctor Who in 2007, he invited Roberts to write for his first season, suggesting The Lodger as a starting point. 12 June 2010 Cover date: The Doctor examines Craig's hand to find that he's been poisoned by the rot; frustrated by Craig's stupidity, the Doctor says he gave fair warning not to touch the obviously poisonous rot. David A. Roach Series 5, Episode 11 Colourist: The Doctor is given permission to terminate a client. The Doctor realises Craig went to investigate the loud bang and hurries to save him; falling out of the shower, the Doctor scrambles to grab his sonic screwdriver. The Doctor says Paris in the 18th century, but realises that isn't recent and attempts to correct himself by first saying the 17th century, then the 20th century, adding that he isn't "used to doing it in the right order". Edit. Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013. Issue #368 if you want to … The TARDIS shakes more violently and the Doctor orders Amy to use the zigzag plotter on the console to stabilise it. The Doctor yells back "Sorry, I enjoy a good soak." Before the Doctor can return to his bedroom to get dressed, Craig invites him to fill an open spot on his pub league football team, the King's Arms, which the Doctor agrees to after, initially mistaking a pub league for a drinking competition. However, he then realises it's not Sophie at the door, it's the Doctor — "Oh, that's good to know, cause I'm your new lodger". Gavin & Stacey's James Corden guest-stars in "The Lodger," premiering Saturday, July 10th at 9/8c. Writer: Remember, however, that this list only gives the first year in which an episode from a series was broadcast. Matt Smith plays the Eleventh Doctor in the series. The Lodger: Behind the Scenes. Next → He hits Craig's chest to make him breathe, mixes a remedy to reverse the enzyme decay, and encourages him to get some rest. A phone call distracts Craig, while Sophie is left embarrassed. In the scene where the Doctor takes a shower , he can be heard singing "La donna è mobile," the Duke of Mantua's canzone from act 3 of Giuseppe Verdi 's 1851 opera Rigoletto . Doctor Who television stories The Doctor goes on the explain the time loop is caused by people getting burned up in the upstairs flat, which is causing the rot in Craig's ceiling. Room may be bigger on the inside. Craig proceeds back into their flat, while the Doctor heads up the stairs to check for any abnormalities. Sophie is okay with not knowing the Doctor's name, unlike Craig. The Doctor remembers Craig's previous encounter with the "lodger", and deduces that Craig was told he wasn't needed because Craig possesses no desire to leave, Sophie, on the other hand, was pinpointed by the hologram as suitable as soon as she expressed some desire to travel to Africa. The Doctor calls Amy at the same time, asking if she found the schematics to the flat; Craig can understand the Doctor's conversation now that he has some of the Doctor's knowledge. This being the final straw with all his oddness, Craig opens the door and asks the Doctor to leave, babbling about how the Doctor's popularity has overshadowed him and driven Sophie away, even showing he knows about the odd device; the Doctor tries passing it off as art. After getting off the phone with her, he goes out and collects parts for a scanner, returning late at night with a cart full of junk. Putting the silly moment behind them, the Doctor wonders about the upstairs lodger; Craig explains that nothing was wrong. The Doctor manages to deactivate it. Clayton Hickman, Scott Gray Later at the flat, Craig knocks on the Doctor's room, surprised to see him open it holding a traffic cone. The Lodger To solve the mystery of the man upstairs, the Doctor must pass himself off as a normal human being, and share a flat with Craig Owens. The Lodger (Doctor Who) is part of the Doctor Who (series 5) series, a good topic. ← Previous Featuring: However, writer Gareth Roberts has stated that the football scene was always going to be carried over from the comic story and he began writing it prior to the casting of Smith, The 2010 FIFA World Cup England vs USA match kicked off just as. The trio narrowly escapes into the street, where they see the spaceship appear in place of the false second floor before vanishing into oblivion. The "Next Time" trailer for the episode only features clips from the pre-titles sequence. While the team celebrates its win, Sean says that with the Doctor, they'll annihilate the other teams. BBC One Story number: 211 Mickey, Jackie When Sophie looks up the stairs towards the girl, the door behind her seems to open itself. Gareth Roberts Craig confesses his love to Sophie and begs her to stay. 1.11 On Craig's fridge is a post card advertising a, In the Doctor's room in Craig's flat there is a print on the wall which appears to be a variation of a van Gogh sketch of a, While searching the Doctor's pockets for a red, This is also not the first time, nor the last, that the Doctor has battled an automated, The Doctor refers to himself as "the Oncoming Storm" again. (The Doctor takes the fluffy pink keys from Craig. Hearing the doorbell ring, Craig notices that Sophie forgot her keys to his flat. The Doctor uses reverse psychology to make Sophie admit she doesn't want to keep working in the call centre, thereby inspiring her to look at care programs to send her abroad. Sophie brings the Doctor some tea and tells Craig that she is going to start working with animals as a volunteer, but Craig — blinded by anger — insists he is fine, disappointing her. Synopsis The Doctor forgets to set the TARDIS controls leaving Amy trapped inside as she ends up travelling one week into the future, without the Doctor. This was useful for contemporaneous readers. Meanwhile, a crack develops in the apartment wall behind Craig's garbage can. Main enemy: Craig, Sophie Do you know, this is going to be easier than I expected. DWM comic stories About Broadcast: 12 June 2010 Viewers: 6.44m Availability: DVD Series 5: Volume 4 / Synopsis There’s a house on Aickman road, and a staircase that people go up, but never down. Of course, Doctor Who can be made effectively for diddly-squat; they did it frequently in days of yore. Sophie comes out of the shadows, screaming as an invisible force pulls her towards the control console. Stunned, she opens the case and examines it. With Amy’s role mostly limited to a few shouty scenes talking to the Doctor via a Bluetooth (how primitive), “The Lodger” was essentially a solo outing in which the Doctor plays matchmaker to pair of friends-who-should-be-more-than-friends played by James Corden, who co-created and co-starred in Gavin And Stacey, and Daisy Haggard. Later, a young man enters a house to help an elderly gentleman calling to him for assistance, so he goes up to the top floor flat. Release date: Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Lodger was also included as part of the Complete Series Five Bluray set, released November 8th 2010. Contrary to common belief, season 10 kicked off in the last week of December 1972 — not in 1973, as would be expected. However, Craig remains insistent that the Doctor leaves. The spaceship revealed on the roof of Craig's flat. He headbutts Craig, who sees memories of the Doctor's past; both are in pain from the headbutt and telepathic contact. Tracie Simpson Catherine Morshead However, a new time loop then starts; Craig momentarily is stuck repeating his shock about the Doctor's comment but snaps out of the time loop thanks to his knowledge about it. The Doctor slams the door in Craig's face before he can respond, returning to the scanner that he is constructing. As he investigates, the Doctor learns of a house on Aickman Road, with a staircase which people walk up but never come back down. The Doctor mistakes this for actual killing and begins to give a speech, but then realises his mistake and offers his assistance in football whenever they need it. The Doctor pops his head out and realises they have not arrived at the Fifth Moon of Sinda Callista, apologising to Amy for the mistake; he notes he can see a Ryman's near by. This set was itself included in the Series 1-7 box set released in 2013 and as part of The Complete Matt Smith Years in November 2014. Series 5, so far, has seemed a lot quieter and more cosy than the rest of nu-Who that has preceded it. The Doctor wears a red tie in episodes of Series 5 grounded in the present and future (. The Betrothal of Sontar The Lodger The Doctor is left on his back, looking completely shocked; he begins worrying for both Amy and the TARDIS's safety. Good sense of timing essential. Mickey's football side is considerably more relaxed than Craig's. 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