Wood is used by humankind for countless applications, from building materials, to heating, to artistic expression, to novelty keychains you pay far too much for in gift shops at the beach. We cut down trees for seemingly any reason we can conjure. But what if the trees had enough of that practice? What if they decided to fight back?
Such is the plot we all, including the Doctor, expected for the first 75% of the Series 8 episode, “In the Forest of the Night”. What we ended up with, however, was far less nefarious and more fanciful. With fairytale-like simplicity, and a complete absence of basis in any scientific fact, this episode still managed to capture our imagination. All the while, we sat back, did absolutely nothing, and watched it all play out. (Which is the best plan after all, right?)
Ranking the Doctors (A.K.A. “How to Piss Off Every Damn Whovian”)