Doctors

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (4)

  • Helen (to Marc, about dinner at the restaurant): "You should have seen the oysters...they were THIS big." (She left as Ben came in) Ben: "What's she talking about?" Marc: "Oysters." Ben: "Is someone planning to spice up their love life?" Marc: "You should try it sometimes." Ben: "I'm a vegetarian!"

  • Jude: "Did you do it then?" Helen: "The florist? No joy. You think doctor-patient confidentiality is sacred, but that's nothing compared to the trust between the florist and the customer." Jude: "Why don't I have a go?" Helen: "Why would she tell you anything when she wouldn't tell me?" Jude: "Because I'm sneakier than you are!" Helen: "I dunno..." Jude: "Oh what harm can it do? (waving her hands in the air) Let me work a little bit of the "Jude" magic."

  • Dr Marc Eliot: "Now we have to work out how to pick up the pieces, one of which is baby shaped". He holds up the pregnancy test - "You're pregnant".

  • Nick: anyone can see one thing and interpret as another. Take me for instance you see your friend and someone you can trust but I slept with your wife at the summer barbecue. Now am I telling the truth?

Notes (253)

  • Recorded 8th March 2000

  • This episode has been seen on recent repeats but is not listed on original BBC1 schedules.

  • First appearence of Joshua Prime as Helen's son Daniel

  • First appearance of Tara Coleman-Starr as Helen's daughter Claire

  • First appearance of Eva Fontaine as Faith Walker.

  • From this episode onwards, actual airdates may vary due to the September 11 attack coverage. Dates given are those originally planned by BBC1.

  • Final time Phoebe Wood appears as Ciaran McGuire.

  • The stunt coordinator for this episode was Tom Lucy.

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Trivia (25)

  • Writer Joanna Quesnel is credited as Joanne Quesnel.

  • Writer Joanna Quesnel is credited as Joanne Quesnel.

  • Writer Stephen John Hallett is credited as Stephen Jonathan Hallett.

  • Writer Ronnie Henry is credited as Veronica Henry.

  • Writer Ronnie Henry is credited as Veronica Henry.

  • Writer Olly Perkin is credited as Ollie Perkin.

  • Writer Olly Perkin is credited as Ollie Perkin.

  • Writer Abigail Mensah is credited as Abigail Abban-Mensah.

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Allusions (5)

  • The title is an allusion to the J.B Priestley play An Inspector Calls

  • Helen and Marc (Corrinne Wicks and Tom Butcher)'s final scenes were a reference to the film 'An Officer and His Gentleman'

  • Greg was dressed as Woody from the children's films Toy Story and Toy Story 2 Faith was dressed as Dorothy from the musical The Wizard of Oz Sarah was dressed as Princess Leia from the Star Wars Films Jimmi was dressed as Tony Manero from the film Saturday Night Fever and Marc was dressed Zack Mayo from the film An Officer And His Gentleman

  • The sign on the door at the Latin Dance says 'Strictly Latin Dancing' perhaps a reference to BBC shows 'Strictly Come Dancing' and 'Strictly Dance Fever'

  • George: I'm a doctor, get me out of here This is a reference to ITV reality tv show 'I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here'