Published on September 7th, 2012 | by Christian Cawley1
Matt Smith: ‘The Doctor is a loose cannon’
It’s an interesting choice of words, one that might well describe any maverick character cast in a situation where no one quite knows what his next decision or dialogue might be… but is this also a hint about what is to come in the future of Doctor Who?
While the description that follows is nothing new, the term “loose cannon” can really only be applied to the Doctor in a handful of previous instances, most notably the solo Time Lord of The Runaway Bride and Waters of Mars.
In those situations, he made himself judge, and executioner, with little role for the jury that a companion might bring…