The Mirrorball Man wrote:
Cutter John wrote:
I may have misspoke. I meant we don't really need a companion to be from 2012 for us to empathize with them.
One of the elements that make Doctor Who what it is is the juxtaposition of the mundane and the extraordinary. It helps if one of the main characters is one of us
Why? and define 'one of us'? Hell most companions aren't even the same gender as me. Is Rose still one of us given her tenure was so long ago she'd probably think a smartphone or a tablet computer was far future tech?