Soon enough, it became clear that Clara and the Doctor were most definitely in love with each other, despite not becoming lovers. Just for the Doctor to look at her in the same way that he looked at her. (COMIC: A Little Help from My Friends), With her and the Doctor stranded, Martha took a job as a shop girl at a London clothes shop called Face Fashion. When Daleks attacked the base, General Sanchez ordered Martha to use Project Indigo to escape and contact the Doctor. (PROSE: The Frozen Wastes) Francine chose the name Martha simply because she liked the sound of it. Discover (and save!) [13], Aside from television appearances, the character of Martha also appears in Doctor Who novels and comic books, some of which are ambiguous in terms of their canonicity in relationship to the television series. Such representations include visions of "Depression-era New York [containing] mixed-race shanty towns led by a black man ("Daleks in Manhattan"), while black women populate the streets and royal courts of Victorian England and Enlightenment France". The Story of Martha is a BBC Books anthology with a framing device written by Dan Abnett. doctor who mine Martha Jones Freema Agyeman you have no idea my baby girl i love this scene so much dwedit rtdedit martha kicking your ass martha jones you're a star Timothy Latimer, a young student at the school who has extrasensory perception, discovers the fob watch and bonds with it, seeing visions of the Doctor. One called, Rose Tyler. The article points out that Martha and Lisa are quite different: primarily, "Lisa is represented as being different from many of her peers... a ‘child genius’... considered to be 'extraordinary'", whereas Martha "is represented as being a comparatively 'normal' young woman", who unlike Lisa invites self-identification. Martha soon reacts with surprise and possible offence to William Shakespeare's use of Elizabethan terms for black people such as "blackamoor" and "ethiop". As a black time traveller, the character of Martha allows Doctor Who to explore historical issues concerning race. Later, her schedule also precluded Agyeman from appearing in Sarah Jane, resulting in Nicholas Courtney returning as the Brigadier instead. Martha, hopelessly in love with the oblivious Time Lord, was double devastated that he didn’t look twice at her even as a human. Martha is concerned, as the Doctor did not instruct her on what to do should he fall in love. Although the Doctor wanted her to stay with him, she felt her family needed her more. Martha found the Temple and was reunited with the Doctor, Donna, and Jenny. 3 Martha Jones: Pined After The Doctor. ), The Doctor took Martha to Antarctica in 1915 to see the Aurora Australis. (PROSE: The Pirate Loop), In 2007, she lost her cousin Adeola Oshodi, who worked for Torchwood One, in the Battle of Canary Wharf. Martha realised that the Thane had unwittingly given the villagers septicaemia from his biopsy device. Dr Martha Smith-Jones (née Jones) was a British physician and a companion of the Tenth Doctor. Francine Jones Martha reversed the controls of the TARDIS to head back to the Oppressor One and rescue the Doctor and Shackleton. [35] Agyeman also feels that it was important for Martha's mother Francine to re-appear in "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End", as closure for what happened to the Jones family in Series Three: "It's great for the audience to know that all this talk of Martha wanting to stay on earth because of her family is for real. Martha, alongside Hath Peck, went onto the planet's surface in order to meet up with the Doctor and Donna. After the children inside the High Goliax heads were evacuated, Martha told the planet's Prime Minister that it would be "a good time to welcome your new immigrant population". [35], Martha tells Owen in the Torchwood episode "Reset", that she has a boyfriend, who is revealed to be paediatric doctor Thomas Milligan in "The Sontaran Stratagem", by which time the two are engaged — indicating that Martha has gotten over her love for the Doctor. Martha Jones [16][17] The special radio episode's plot focuses on the Large Hadron Collider's activation and the doomsday scenario some predicted it might incite, as well as the Torchwood team's mourning of Toshiko Sato (Naoko Mori) and Owen's recent deaths in the Torchwood second series finale. When Martha next appears in Torchwood, as a UNIT officer and qualified M.D., "the audience has been able to follow Martha’s career and watch her gain in both expertise and confidence." Martha briefly joins the Cardiff-based Torchwood Three as its medical officer following the death of Owen Harper (Burn Gorman), but later leaves the organisation in the episode "A Day in the Death" once she is satisfied that Owen is fit to return to duty following his resurrection. (TV: The Doctor Falls), Martha was an intelligent, brave and kind-hearted woman with a great sense of humour. (TV: Gridlock), Martha facing a Dalek. Martha Jones was a companion of the Tenth Doctor. She was caught in a winged flying chariot piloted by Sugarpea, the planet's former prime minister who was responsible for having her world demolished after being unable to pay a loan to the Krib bank, who hoped to save the world. (PROSE: The Secret of the Stones), Martha was relaxing on the beach of a planet when she heard a voice call her name in the jungle. The Doctor was not in love with Amy, but he rather shared a familial relationship with Amy and Rory. Russell T Davies originally intended for Martha to appear in Torchwood: Children of Earth miniseries and Enemy of the Bane, the series 2 finale of The Sarah Jane Adventures. (TV: Children of Earth: Day One), One adventure saw Martha and Mickey battle a Sontaran, Jask. (TV: Last of the Time Lords) She was later engaged to Tom, but eventually married Mickey Smith instead. During one of her shifts, she was visited by the Thirteenth Doctor, who was hoping to figure out why she had been bought back to this time and place. Freema reads well enough though, it's just a shame that the promise of the title was not fulfilled. (TV: Gridlock), Martha's next trip was to New New York, where they landed in the Undercity. well i was looking at youtube doctor who stuff and i started to wonder does the Doctor really love Rose because i already know that Rose loves the doctor. She's still very much in Martha's life".[35]. Martha Jones and The Doctor tribute. She greeted unusual looking species with wonder and even treated injuries. (AUDIO: Dissected; TV: The End of Time), Martha as a freelancer. [33] First appearing on the spin-off series in Torchwood episode "Reset", fellow companion Jack Harkness establishes Martha's credibility to her new peers, slyly commenting upon her vast experience. [38] Davies reveals in his non-fiction book Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale that Martha was also intended to appear in The Sarah Jane Adventures series two finale Enemy of the Bane in December 2008, but the character had to be replaced with classic series character Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney) "at the last minute" due to Agyeman's role in Law & Order: UK;[1] had Martha appeared, the character would have appeared in all three programmes in the franchise. (TV: The Doctor's Daughter). Martha reappears in the second series (2008) of the Doctor Who spin-off, Torchwood, which focuses on Captain Jack Harkness. Her Torchwood outfit was specifically designed to reflect her development, with Costume designer Ray Holman stating: "We wanted to give her that air of authority, with some professional-looking and quite classy fitted suits".[34]. Mar 5, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Lara. (TV: The Shakespeare Code), Martha while kidnapped and taken on the Motorway. (AUDIO: Dissected), Around the time of Torchwood's Christmas party, Martha separated from Tom, hence why she did not attend. Martha's last scene in Journey's End was interpreted as opening the door for a possible return to Torchwood. Because Law & Order offered her 13 episodes a year, she went with that over Torchwood which had been reduced to 5. Martha hated the attention and it caused friction between her and Tish, who embraced the attention. Odessa Smith, Jackson Smith, Rita-Anne Smith, Rita-Anne Smith (TV: Reset), Martha was later recruited by UNIT, something that she and Captain Jack believed happened because the Tenth Doctor put in a good word for her. Humans have an amazing ability to cope with things and then move on. [42] Lindy A. Orthia opines that such Tenth Doctor era representations of "Earth’s past as a place of happy and benign diversity" may be anti-racist in intention, but ultimately trivialise the racism that she claims has "infested" Western society for centuries. She visited Torchwood Three in Cardiff as a UNIT officer, and soon became embroiled in their investigation of a medical organisation called the Pharm, acting as an undercover agent. Luckily, a Weeping Angel had followed them, and it sent the Consciousness back in time, ending a new invasion after it had barely began. (TV: Reset), Martha is captured by the Pharm. (TV: A Day in the Death), Martha attended both Owen and Tosh's funerals. Freema Agyeman told the school publication The Newspaper that Martha is older and more secure than Rose. (TV: Let's Kill Hitler), Alice O'Donnell, a native of the year 2119, knew of Martha, Rose and Amy as a past companions of the Doctor due to her work in military intelligence. The bottom line was she knew her love for the Doctor would remain unrequited and she was not a masochist. (TV: Blink), When Billy Shipton was sent back to 1969, he was welcomed by Martha and the Doctor. Whereas in The Simpsons, Lisa is the character most identified with knowledge and worldliness, in Doctor Who that character is the Doctor. I think the only romance we will see will be the Doctor and River. The Doctor just smiled and pulled in for a kiss. When she was a prisoner of the Daleks, one of them confirmed that she possessed high intelligence. Spouse: Greyhound Six (UNIT call sign)Samantha Jones Leo Jones A short time later Martha and her husband Mickey came to Luke's farewell party after which Luke wanted to go the University of Oxford. In response, Davies created the character of Lois Habiba, played by Cush Jumbo, to be a "kind of a Martha figure", one with added innocence who is out of her depth. She made her first appearance in Series 3's "Smith and Jones", broadcast in the UK on 31 March 2007 When Martha Jones first appeared she was a student, and not in work. (PROSE: The Story of Martha), Martha and the Doctor say goodbye to Jack. Freema Agyeman's first appearance in Doctor Who was in the second series (2006) episode, "Army of Ghosts", where she played Adeola Oshodi, Martha's cousin. Report. Before doing so, the Doctor recorded a video of instructions for Martha to follow so she might reference them in the future. She left once Owen Harper was returned to duty and resumed her work at UNIT. Sally gave the Doctor and Martha a manuscript and claimed that they would need it in the future. Human Sanchez also gave her an Osterhagen Key and ordered her to use it should the need arise. (TV: Smith and Jones) She rose to every challenge the Doctor gave her: watching after him while he was human, and walking the world for a year. Martha threatened the disguised aliens with one of their guns, and they stumbled into one another, causing one of them to drop its antennae. Winehousefan, 23:17, July 11, 2010 [UTC] Rose still bugs me. (TV: Daleks in Manhattan), The Doctor extended Martha's trip in the TARDIS yet again, going to 1930 New York City, where the two of them became entangled in a mystery and found the population of Hooverville being transformed into pig slaves (TV: Daleks in Manhattan) as part of the Cult of Skaro's plans to build a race of human-Daleks. Job: see list August ), and that it’s probably intentional. ", before walking off. It features the Tenth Doctor and Martha Jones. She said a fond farewell to Donna and him, and went off to reunite with her fiancé, Thomas Milligan. 1st Doctor. Freema reads well enough though, it's just a shame that the promise of the title was not fulfilled. Doesn't she love the Doctor? Unknown to them, Jask had them cornered and was about to kill them. She is the only companion who is not “escaping” a bad or boring life, so her choice to be with the Doctor is purposeful and affirmative. [40] In some instances, Martha's status as a middle-class woman distinguish her from earlier black companion Mickey Smith, who is male and, like Rose Tyler, working-class. (PROSE: Wooden Heart) Martha devoured Annette Billingsley's The Troubleseekers, a thirty-two book series, around the age of eight; they were the first books that she ever read. When the amnesiac Doctor falls in love in the two-part story "Human Nature" and "The Family of Blood", a pained Martha claims "You had to go and fall in love with a human... and it wasn't me". [25] Nevertheless, Agyeman notes that Martha is "very independent"; living alone and having almost completed her medical qualifications. General Sanchez gives Martha the Osterhagen Key. (TV: The Stolen Earth). Davies states that reusing names (such as Tyler, Smith, Harper, Harkness and Jones) allows him to get a grip of the character on the blank page. [20][21] The character is a 23-year-old medical student from 2008,[22][23] although earlier in the conception process she had been meant to come from the year 1914. Eventually she married another companion of the Tenth Doctor, Mickey Smith. A race called the Silhouettes began leeching energy from the Shield and its crew. Without introducing himself, the Doctor merely took off his tie and said, "Like so, see? This caused the Silhouettes to flee and the Great Solar Shield's crew were returned to Earth in the TARDIS. This plan worked; the Doctor, who had been previously aged several hundred years by the Master using his laser screwdriver combined with the research of Lazarus, returned to his original form and the Master was shot by his wife, Lucy Saxon. Assisted by DI Moloch, Martha attacked a time assassin controlled laboratory to reverse the controls of the time machine that brought the Doctor back in time. Martha getting engaged to Dr Thomas Milligan is just plain weird. Her "normal" status is also highlighted when she becomes the first character "to be heard swearing" in Doctor Who. (PROSE: The Story of Martha, TV: The Sontaran Stratagem, TV: The Doctor's Daughter), Although she had cause to be jealous of Rose Tyler, Martha seemed genuinely happy for the Doctor when he and Rose were reunited. But, all the same. [5][6] In the series finale, "The Sound of Drums" and "Last of the Time Lords", in which The Doctor's nemesis The Master (John Simm) takes over planet Earth, capturing both The Doctor and fellow companion Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman), Martha manages to escape by teleporting away but is left alone to save the world. The power relationship this affords the Doctor and Martha is challenged, in Martha's favour, for the first time in "42", when an alien possession leaves the Doctor "scared"; according to Agyeman, Martha "has to take control". (COMIC: Death to the Doctor! In spite of their differences, however, many commonalities were brought to light by the research. Martha hated how he talked about Rose, about how clever she was, how beautiful and amazing she was, how she … First appearing in the episode "Reset" as part of a three-episode story arc, Martha has been temporarily drafted to the Torchwood organisation of alien-hunters by Jack, requiring a medical expert on alien life. (TV: Smith and Jones), Martha in 1599 London. Brother: [29] In addition, Martha's family appears to be of a higher social class than Rose; whereas Rose's family was fairly typically working class, Martha's family appears to be wealthier (her father owns what appears to be a late model Mercedes-Benz convertible, and the clothes worn by her family are substantially more in line with fashion), probably middle to upper middle class. Source(s): doctor love rose tyler: https://biturl.im/HBge7. For example, she becomes the first character to use light swear words when she exclaims "We're on the bloody moon!" [4] Martha becomes frustrated because The Doctor is oblivious to her feelings for him, and she expresses concern that she is simply a rebound after The Doctor's painful loss of his previous companion, Rose Tyler (Billie Piper). She had spent a year on Earth telling everyone to think of the Doctor at a specific time so the Master could be defeated. (TV: The Family of Blood, The End of Time) Of course, her medical skills were her most developed, especially after the experience she gained with aliens and other unusual medical situations, finding her working with organisations such as UNIT and Torchwood Three. (TV: Daleks in Manhattan) The Doctor was impressed with her theory about having air on the Moon, and he asked her to join him in the hospital balcony to see if they could breathe. [40], Lisa and Martha are both represented as characters who, rather than lacking social skills, play "a central role within their families' relationships" (David X. Cohen describes Lisa as "the heart of the family", Davies describes Martha as a "sort of peace-maker within her family"); "Martha’s family," the article says, "and her relationships with them, are part of the narrative that runs throughout the series", who are her constant despite the time travel aspect of the series. Place of origin: Going to the hospital and looking at X-rays fascinated her, which was when she decided she wanted to become a doctor. Before they departed New Earth, The Doctor told Martha about his home planet and the Last Great Time War. Read more. Martha moved to New York after promotion to the post of Medical Director on Project Indigo, a teleport device using recovered Sontaran technology. Mr Saxon was in fact an alias of the Master, who had been living on Earth for months since his departure from Malcassairo; the Doctor explained that, before the Master fled Utopia, he sabotaged the TARDIS by fusing the coordinates with his sonic screwdriver so that it could only travel between 21st century Earth and the end of the universe, adding that he could've only landed up to 18 months prior to the day they picked Jack up from Cardiff. Throughout Doctor Who series three, Martha pined for the Doctor's affection. She was working under the "by-the-book" Colonel Mace, who was in charge of the operation. (TV: Dead Man Walking), She also mended Harper's injured hand when, in a fit of self-destruction after Jack decided to relieve him of duty at Torchwood, he deliberately wounded it. (TV: 42), The Doctor and Martha visited the Great Solar Shield, which was used to partially block sunlight from 21st century Earth to ease the effect of global warming. 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