100 Favourite Characters (in alphabetical order)
07. Barbara Wright (Doctor Who)
Doctor: Well, young woman, I hope you’re satisfied. A happy day for you.
Barbara: Doctor, please.
Doctor: You wouldn’t be advised, would you. Oh, dear me, no, you knew better.
Barbara: I couldn’t stand by and watch that man being sacrificed.
Doctor: Do you think we felt any differently?
Barbara: No, of course not.
Doctor: Then why not leave well alone? Human sacrifice is their tradition. Their religion. There’s nothing we can do about it.
Barbara: I had to try.
The Aztecs (1964)