Doctor Who: The God Complex (and the Complex God) September 17, 2011 James F. McGrath Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! The Doctor quickly takes a shine to clever Rita, joking that she could be Amy’s replacement. ... “The God Complex” and the rapport that Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have established gave the concept sufficient punch. Lucy Hayward (Sarah Quintrell): My name is Lucy Hayward. (TV: The God Complex) Behind the scenes [edit | edit source] Rita is one of the many characters in the revived series of Doctor Who to be offered the chance to travel with the Doctor and die before they can do so. The title has a couple of meanings. Her fear was revealed to be her father, a medical doctor whose constant berating her over her grades made her feel deep shame. Please! It refers, of course, to the villain’s godly aspirations but also, as Rita makes explicit, the Doctor’s own need to save others. Rita was an English medical student who was abducted as her shift was starting and brought aboard the prison ship. Main actor: Rita had already become the third human the Doctor encountered to be possessed by the Minotaur. (TV: The God Complex). She was astute, quickly diagnosing a situation based on her observations. She was an English medical student who was abducted as her shift was starting and brought abroad the alien prison ship inhabited by a minotaur-like creature. She separated herself from them. DWMSE 31 revealed Rita's surname The Doctor, Amy and Rory become trapped in a hotel of horrors unable to escape and unable to find the TARDIS. Rita had already become the third human the Doctor encountered to be possessed by the Minotaur. Doctor Who: "The God Complex" Review. "Doctor Who" The God Complex (TV Episode 2011) Amara Karan as Rita. Her father, who was a physician, was appalled at her results and berated her. Amy saw herself waiting for The Doctor as a child. "The God Complex" is the eleventh episode of the sixth series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, first broadcast on BBC One on 17 September 2011. You don't know what's going to … When Rita was doing her A levels she got a B in mathematics. It's funny. Home / Series / Doctor Who (2005) / Absolute Order / Season 1 / Episode 85 The God Complex Die TARDIS materialisiert in einem Hotel aus den 1980er Jahren - der Doktor, Amy und Rory merken allerdings schnell, dass es sich um eine außerirdische Konstruktion handelt, deren Korridore und Zimmer ständig ihre Lage und Größe verändern. Rita was a devout Muslim. However, during the writing process, it was decided that the labyrinth element of The God Complex mirrored too closely the Maze of the Dead in the preceding story, The Time Of Angels / Flesh And Stone . Directed by Nick Hurran. Chronic Hero Syndrome: Basically what the Doctor's "god complex" is — he can and must save everyone, always. Her fear was revealed to be her father, a medical doctor whose constant berating her over her grades made her feel deep shame. She was observant and told the Doctor he had a "god complex". Promotional pictures for The God Complex are now available courtesy of the BBC.We’ve also included screen grabs from the next time trailer. Her admirable qualities led the Doctor to jokingly fire Amy and offer Rita her place in his TARDIS. Movie Morgue Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Rita_(The_God_Complex)?oldid=2666535, Rita is one of the many characters in the revived series of. Doctor Who: The God Complex - A Recap ***Warning this post contains spoilers about The God Complex and may refer to previous episodes of Doctor Who. Can the Doctor solve the mystery before the residents check out in grisly style? Doctor Who Season 6: 5 Questions About "The God Complex" After watching last night's episode of Doctor Who, suddenly the Hotel California has been replaced in my heart as the least attractive place to stay in anyone's imagination.But that doesn't mean that there aren't five questions needing answering about "The God Complex". Any belief will do in a pinch, though. Gods Need Prayer Badly: The Minotaur feeds on the belief of people who worship it. [Bar] (Gibbis is raiding the kitchen. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Photos (2) Quotes (2) Photos . There was a door for The Doctor (Room No. The Doctor shut off the camera so they could not witness her death. The God Complex didn't quite pull off the conclusive Amy/Doctor emotional severing it was aiming for. The Doctor expressed anger and grief at her death. Father: Rita Played by John Hurt, this secret regeneration was The Doctor's greatest shame, and he went so far as to drop the "Doctor" title during this lifetime. Human The Doctor sonics the monitor off.) When Rita was doing her A levels she got a B in mathematics. "Doctor Who" The God Complex ( - 2011.09.17) quotes on planetclaireTV. The God Complex Posted in Episode by ... exploring their relationship with each other as well as with the Doctor, and ‘The God Complex’ continues that theme with another very strong offering. The Eleventh Doctor, Amy, and Roryinvestigate a hotel of horror where repeat business is low but the body count is high, where a mighty monster stalks the corridors and the rooms hold visions of angels, apes, and creepy clowns. The hotel in "The God Complex" seems to manifest a person's greatest fears, rather than focusing on one specific phobia, so the crack in The Doctor's room could have been accompanied by a person.Someone like the War Doctor. She was observant and told the Doctor he had a "god complex". Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Menu. Her admirable qualities led the Doctor to jokingly fire Amy and offer Rita her place in his TARDIS. Rita's father The Doctor must save as many people as he can … ... Karen Gillan, Matt Smith, Minotaur, Rita, Rory Williams, Weeping Angels. It scared her and reminded her of her faith in The Doctor and made her reach for her faith, which the Minotaur would feed on.. TheEleventh Doctorimmediately took a liking to her. The Doctor shut off the camera so they could not witness her death. A God Am I: The Minotaur needs to be believed as this to get his "meals".And Rita accuses the Doctor of having a "God Complex".The Minotaur himself doesn't believe this, though. Others include Lynda Moss, Madame de Pompadour, Astrid Peth, and Osgood. It's no wonder that Amy's greatest fear is a vision of herself, as a little girl, still waiting for the all-powerful Doctor who never showed up. Doctor Who credits Wrote: School Reunion (2006), Torchwood: Greeks Bearing Gifts (2006), The Vampires of Venice (2010), The God Complex (2011), A Town Called Mercy (2012), Under the Lake/ Before the Flood (2015), The Lie of the Land (2017) Career highlights She separated herself from them. Rita was a devout Muslim. (Rita puts down the phone and waits, smiling, as the shadow of the Minotaur is cast over her. Particular beneficiaries were Amara Karan as Rita, and David Walliams as Gibbis. Please. There is the lovely bit with Rita, who is so clever and calm and competent even in the face of bizarre danger. Subsequently, Rita hid her devotions to the Minotaur from the Doctor and the others. More than most episodes, “The God Complex” puts the question of who the Doctor is at the heart of things. Amara Karan The God Complex This is sort of the flip side of Whithouse’s exquisite “School Reunion,” which explored the Doctor-companion relationship from the companion’s perspective in a way we’d never seen before. All 5 songs featured in Doctor Who (2005) season 6 episode 11: The God Complex, with scene descriptions. Who — or what — has brought them to this place? Ask questions and download or stream the entire soundtrack on Spotify, YouTube, iTunes, & Amazon. Though she accepted the Doctor's claims that the "hotel" did not exist on Earth, Rita thought it was actually Jahannam. When Rita … Rita, of course, goes the way of so many would-be companions: the Doctor has misread the situation, given the wrong advice, and clever Rita becomes just another human the Doctor failed to save. She was astute, quickly diagnosing a situation based on her observations. Appearance: This post was written by Kyle. DOCTOR: Rita, please! “The God Complex” stands as an ideal episode of Doctor Who because it tells a universally-appealing story that, at the same time, could only be told on Doctor Who. The Eleventh Doctor immediately took a liking to her. She asked the Doctor to turn off the camera before she died, to remember her as she had been, before her faith was stolen from her. In series 6 of the new Doctor Who series, The God Complex episode, there is a room for everyone (maybe even Rory, we don't know for sure). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Though she accepted the Eleventh Doctor's claims that the "hotel" did not exist on Earth, Rita thought it was actually Jahannam. Her father, who was a physician, was appalled at her results and berated her. Place of origin: https://moviemorgue.fandom.com/wiki/Rita?oldid=7341. Here, we see it from the Doctor’s side. Conspiracy Theorist : Howie decides that they're in a facility in Norway built by the CIA for when the world is destroyed when it collides with another planet. Rita(played by Amara Karan) was a supporting character in the Doctor Who episode "The God Complex".She was an Englishmedical student who was abducted as her shift was starting and brought abroad the alienprison ship inhabited by a minotaur-like creature. I do have a couple outstanding questions. Species: Doctor Who (TV Series) The God Complex (2011) Amara Karan: Rita. She was astute, quickly diagnosing a situation based on her observations. It was written by Toby Whithouse and directed by Nick Hurran . The God Complex was planned to be the sixth episode of Season Thirty-One Whithouse's story, entitled The God Complex , was planned to be the sixth episode of Season Thirty-One. Rita (played by Amara Karan) was a supporting character in the Doctor Who episode "The God Complex". 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