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Partners in Crime ★★★★

Fat people spawn Adipose critters in a comical escapade reuniting David Tennant and Catherine Tate

Published: Tuesday, 15th October 2013 at 3:46 pm

Story 189
Series 4 – Episode 1


First UK transmission
Saturday 5 April 2008

The Doctor – David Tennant
Donna Noble – Catherine Tate
Wilfred Mott – Bernard Cribbins
Rose Tyler – Billie Piper

Writer Russell T Davies
Director James Strong


Catherine Tate makes a welcome return as Donna, who’s regretted her decision not to travel with the Doctor and is determined to track him down. Their paths converge – comically – at Adipose Industries, where Miss Foster (Sarah Lancashire) is marketing a deadly slimming product. “The fat just walks away” is a slogan to be taken literally. At the end, Rose crosses over briefly like an apparition from her parallel world...


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