Although she is only the latest of companions, Coleman’s debut comes during a unique moment during “Doctor Who.” Gracing the covers of TV Guide and Entertainment Weekly as a fan favorite, garnering a cover mention in “Rolling Stone” as a best fall show, ranking as iTunes’ most downloaded TV show in the U.S., packing the house at San Diego Comic-Con International, Coleman arrives as the global brand has become a bona fide hit in America — and immediately following the death of popular predecessors Amy Pond and Rory (played by Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill), Smith’s first companions.
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"You’ve got holodeck technology and you’re blowing it on the inside of the Tampa Convention Center? How the hell can you not place yourself on a spaceship, or 18th century France, or combine the two…?”
There’s no way this was unintentional. I will instead accept that Jon and his writers are Whovians.