Hit every pirate cliche in the book, which The Moff went on to confirm in Confidential.
"we've got to have X and Y and Z when we're doing pirates, haven't we!" he exclaimed, with glee.
Really? No, you don't. You could try something... different. Something interesting.
anyway, I thought the Doctor's sonic didn't work on wooden doors, let alone bolts. The whole bit in the sick bay was very Coma, didn't you think?