TOP 5 DONNA NOBLE SCENES #5 | asked by passrevoked
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I just absolutely adore the fire and spirit and strength of Donna in this scene. It’s such a fascinating dynamic with the Doctor - and so different from anything that has come before (or even after, though that’s a story for another day). Rose and Martha did teach the Doctor some lessons about restraint, humanity and compassion when they travelled with him… but they certainly didn’t confront him head-on in this way, forcing him to stop and listen and refusing to defer to him just because he’s a Time Lord and must therefore know better. No, Donna is intent on reminding this skinny spaceman that she is every inch his equal and has every right to question his decisions. As a result, they fight - they bicker and banter and quarrel, and through all of that, make each other better: she comes to understand that morality doesn’t come in black or white, and he learns that there’s always something he can do, however small, to make a difference.