"Well, of course I'm being childish! There's no point being grown-up if you can't be childish sometimes." - The Doctor ("Robots")
“Well, of course I’m being childish! There’s no point being grown-up if you can’t be childish sometimes.” – The Doctor (“Robots”)

The Fourth Doctor has been characterized as a clownish adventurer, eager to dish out jokes and jelly babies. It’s a notion that neglects so much about this fascinating incarnation – this Doctor’s remote, alien nature, his apparent coldness and the fact that his tomfoolery often served to wrong foot his enemies…