The Infinite Quest
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The Infinite Quest
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The Infinite Quest
The Doctor and Martha find themselves within
the prison planet. The Doctor is scanned and 2 billion years worth of sentences
are served to him before he's shoved in a jail cell with an inhibited robot.
Martha meets the governor who turns out to be an imposter. The real governor
is the robot that the Doctor is incarcerated with.
The Doctor and Martha take responsibility
for the Mantisfid Queen's invasion, as Doctor Vile, so that the bugs aren't
eradicated. The weapons seller gets killed and they grab the next data
chip from his body and head off to an ice cold planet containing Volag
The metal bug creature about to attack the
Doctor turns out to be a pilot in a suit. They find out that the Mantis
creatures actually invaded the planet. The Mantisfids decide not to pay
the gun runner. Pilot Kelvin informs them that total disintigration of
this 100 mile vector will happen soon. Everyone goes into a panic.
The Doctor and Martha get rescued by a lizard
Gun runner supporting a bug war. The bugs above use sonic weapons while
the Mantis Queen below is looking forward to interrogating a pilot. This
has got to be the most visually exciting episode so far.
The Oil rigs attack the pirate ship and it
crashes. The pirate captain forces Swab off the ship then faces the Doctor
and Martha. She had an earring which contained the next key to finding
out about the Infinite. Captain Calico escapes in a life pod but is killed
(off camera) by Baltazar. The Doctor and Martha find the next puzzle in
tracking down the Infinite and head off to find the third piece. They land
on a planet which contains green swarming bugs, just like that X-Files
Skeleton Swab thinks the Doctor and Martha
are part of Oil Corp and attempt to save them but they tell him they're
He has mutinied because Oil Corp promise
him a new body. He orders the other oil rigs to fire on the pirate ship
while the Doctor and Martha attempt to save Captain Calico.
TARDIS lands on a planet with 3 artificial suns and some walking robot
oil rigs in the 40th century. Suddenly they're lifted up by a pirate space
ship captained by Calico. It turns out that she has a skeleton crew with
laser swords and they plan to make them walk the plank. Finally, a great
Russell says that we should expect to see
a Prison Planet coming up in the next few weeks. Hmm. Will it be called,
Desperus? (Dalek Master Plan prison planet, a thousand years later)
the best episode. The TARDIS is taken out of time by Caw, the robot bird,
who then gives Martha a tracking device and the Doctor an ancient item
that'll lead them to the Infinite. Baltazar will be following. This episode
could easily have just been put together as a page with text at the beginning
of episode 3. How about "Previously on Doctor Who. Caw has given the
Doctor and Martha an ancient artifact that will lead them on a Quest to
find the Infinite - a ship from the Dark Times. But they're unaware that
the gift Caw also gave Martha contained a tracking device, and Baltazar
will be following"
The Infinite Quest
first episode of the Infinite Quest, a bit like a prologue, introduces
us to the characters very quickly.
While Martha's animation seems to be on
the money, the Doctor's animated character does not convey David Tennant's
features very well at all.
The TARDIS lands on a hand burnished bird
shaped ship captained by Baltazar, scourge of the galaxy - voiced by Anthony
While a three and a half minute cartoon
is probably only interesting to fans under 12, this prologue gives us a
taste of what to expect from Freema's character in the future.
The witty and intelligent banter about converting all the carbon lifeforms
in a plasma cloud on Earth into diamonds, and Martha's extremely quick
understanding of some of the more elusive comments suggests that we'll
be returning to the rocky ratings days of the Romana era.
While the viewers need a strong, intelligent
character to help the Doctor think outside the box, they also need someone
similar to themselves. So Martha can't be too smart or else several characters
like Rose will have to make an appearance to keep the audience connected.
Baltazar, from the age of the Space Pirates
methinks, snips the Doctor's gold spoon in half, knocking it to the floor
and causing the metal eating mould impregnated in it to become active.
Baltazar escapes with the traditional "I'll get you Doctor" as the Doctor
and Martha disappear in the TARDIS. We get to see his fabulous ship completely
For this introduction, 6 out of 10. Let's
hope the Doctor's face becomes more recognisable as the episode progresses,
otherwise I'll continue to mistake him for the character of the boyfriend
in The Scream of the Shalka.
number of animated Doctor Who stories have been made in recent years from
the Scream of the Shalka to the two missing Invasion episodes. But there
hasn't been a televised animated Doctor Who before, ever! (Streets Doctor
Who Ice Cream ads don't count!)
This page will showcase and review the
new animated TV series 'Doctor Who and the Infinite Quest' which will be
screened in approximately 3.5 minute segments within Totally Doctor Who.
As each 3.5 minute story has a recap, the entire story is estimated to
only last about 44 minutes - a regular new series episode length. Rumour
has it that the entire assembled episode will be played as a separate story
after it has finished.
are 13 episodes in all and, as well as voices supplied by David Tennant
and Freema Agyeman,
"The Doctor And Martha follow a trail of
clues across wild and wonderful alien worlds, to find the location of the
legendary lost spaceship, the Infinite," revealed Russell T Davies in a
BBC news release.
The article goes on to say that Anthony
Stewart Head will guest star as Baltazar - Scourge of the Galaxy.
It is written by Alan Barnes and directed
by Gary Russell. Animation will be created by Firestep.