And on that note, back from a rather long hiatus. Sorry, blog runner moved to England and was a little busy running around drinking tea and eating scones.

Trope:  Chronic Hero Syndrome

Father Octavian: There are six billion human colonists [on this planet].
Eleventh Doctor: You lot, you’re everywhere, you’re like rabbits! I’ll never get done saving you.
(The Time of Angels 5.04)

Father Octavian: There are six billion human colonists [on this planet].
Eleventh Doctor: You lot, you’re everywhere, you’re like rabbits! I’ll never get done saving you.
(The Time of Angels 5.04)
RIP Sarah Jane Smith. We’ll miss you Elisabeth Sladen.

RIP Sarah Jane Smith. We’ll miss you Elisabeth Sladen.

Trope: Bizarre Alien Biology
Von Statten: Now, smile. Two hearts! Binary vascular system. Oh, I am so going to patent this. 
(1.06 Dalek) 

Trope: Bizarre Alien Biology

Von Statten: Now, smile. Two hearts! Binary vascular system. Oh, I am so going to patent this. 

(1.06 Dalek) 

Trope: Timey Wimey Ball (Trope namer)

10th Doctor: People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it’s more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly… time-y wimey… stuff. 

(3.10 Blink)

Trope: Timey Wimey Ball (Trope namer)

10th Doctor: People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it’s more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly… time-y wimey… stuff. 

(3.10 Blink)

asker

fezzes-deactivated20110605 asked: Just to help so you don't run out of ideas, maybe do all of the ones that it's a trope namer for?

Oh, I’ll be getting to those in just a bit. Thanks so much for your suggestions, it’s really made things a lot easier for me! 

Trope: Department of Redundancy Department

MASTER: My dear Doctor, after our many centuries of conflict I wished you to know that your certain death is now… certain!

and

MASTER: Mock me while you may, Doctor. My revenge will be all the sweeter. And it will be a deadly vengeance. It will be the deadly vengeance of deadly revenge!

as suggested by: sonicbananas

(Doctor Who Comic Relief: Curse of the Fatal Death) 


Trope: Red Eyes Take Warning

(The Impossible Planet 2.08)

Trope: Animate Inanimate Object

9th Doctor: “They’re made of plastic. Living plastic creatures. And they’re being controlled by a relay device on the roof. Which would be a great big problem, if I didn’t have this.”

10th Doctor: “The moment they’re seen by any other living creature, they freeze into rock.”

(1.01 Rose & 3.10 Blink)

Trope: Squick

Elton: “We even have a bit of a love- life…”

(Love and Monsters 2.10)