"Oh, marvelous. You're going to kill me. What a finely tuned response to the situation." - The Doctor ("Frontios")
“Oh, marvelous. You’re going to kill me. What a finely tuned response to the situation.” – The Doctor (“Frontios”)

The Fifth Doctor was the Time Lord’s most youthful incarnation up to that point in his life. As the Tenth Doctor commented when meeting him in the TARDIS, “Back when I first started at the very beginning, I was always trying to be old and grumpy and important, like you do when you’re young. And then I was you. And it was all dashing about and playing cricket and my voice going all squeaky when I shouted.” But there was more to this Doctor than youthful impetuosity…