Clara Oswald in “Time Heist”
Keep your mind clear, Clara. Keep your mind blank. Don’t t h i n k. Think and you’re d e a d.
And what is this display now? As amusing as you are —
Don’t rob any banks. Don’t rob any banks what? Without me. 'Course not boss.
“Hello, old friend. And here we are. You and me, on the last page. By the time you read these words, Rory and I will be long gone. So know that we lived well and were very happy. And above all else, know that we will love you always. “
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and Jimmy Kimmel in “Friends” (x)
One of the difficulties with her ‘impossible girl’ story was that she wasn’t actually a participant in it, because she didn’t actually know about the mystery … Certainly she came to life immediately as a character and as a performance with Peter [Capaldi]’s Doctor … suddenly there was a different chemistry. Peter and Jenna absolutely belong together in Doctor Who. To be absolutely honest, there’s also the problem of … you look at Matt Smith in a bow tie and you’re looking for Karen Gillan. You just are. So it was tough for Jenna.Do you remember back in the day … Sarah Jane Smith seemed like a rather dull replacement for Jo Grant, til Tom Baker’s Doctor came along? Sarah Jane was quite boring for that first year, then Tom Baker came along and – fazoom – she was brilliant. Clara has her own Doctor now, and she becomes the main character – which of course the companion always should be, really…
- Steven Moffat
addressing the criticisms of Clara Oswald