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@PCAriza @BJAMES @AlanCrome I surrender. Yes, the END is near. It's been a good run, though. Maybe they'll bring it back in about 16 years?

1 day, 22 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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@BazHood @BJAMES I know I'm not stressing, and it's far from taking anything for granted. There would have to be a seismic shift, a worldwide drop of extreme proportions for the BBC to pull the plug. If the license (tax payer, non-profit) element was ever an issue, BBC worldwide would find a way to fund it through revenue and additional means before they would pull the plug on it's most prosperous, globally popular property. I was there in 1989, and I watched, even from the US, how the BBC, then run by people largely indifferent or openly hostile to Doctor Who suffocated the show. It's a different BBC and a different world now.

2 days, 3 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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@SIDRAT No, not at all. But that one is. But in respectful consideration, I'll add it to the "Dead Horse" list that some "Whovians" keep beating. The list that includes "falling ratings", and "female Doctor", and now also, perhaps, "ClaraWho".

2 days, 5 hours ago on Flatline Review

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@tom colman Oh me and Alice, you know, believing all the tall tales.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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@AlanCrome  You live in the UK, don't you? Did you know the world is bigger than that? 77 million (probably plus) viewers worldwide. Worldwide audience larger than it has ever been in the entire 50 year history of the show. But you should probably contact the BBC and encourage them to "face reality". Then, they will no doubt cancel Doctor Who, and you'll be proven right.

2 days, 6 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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@Tomb of the Cyberbob Just Whovians with perception problems who can't get their heads around the concept that the way people watch television is evolving.


2 days, 6 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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I love the UK. I've always wanted to go there, and hope I get to before I shuffle this mortal coil. Most of my favorite shows have always been British. But I would be willing to venture that those who continue to stress what they call, or stress over what they call "falling ratings", are from the UK. Some of them still have nightmares about the show's cancellation in 1989, and probably, are still living in 1989. And some of them forget that they live on what is basically, an island. Their backyard is not the world, and perhaps they need to broaden themselves with some travel.

2 days, 6 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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@Antee991166 A friend of mine once said, "Everyone has a Doctor". But Capaldi has certainly helped himself by completely obliterating the comparison chart, in my opinion. He had everything he needed, and found his feet almost immediately. He never needed to run to catch up. He was born there.

2 days, 9 hours ago on Flatline Review

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That observation about the Doctor "romancing" sacrifice? DEAD ON. Well written and constructed article. Thanks.

2 days, 9 hours ago on Flatline Review

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"You opened the box. We came". Didn't the miniature chameleon circuit deactivated Tardis resemble the puzzle box from the Hellraiser films?

2 days, 20 hours ago on Doctor Who Extra: Flatline

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@ Notsosmartguy Agent of C.L.A.R.A. Here we go with that one again. Never let a dead horse run away..........or an Otter.

2 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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@The sound of bongo drums Is Missy the Rani?

2 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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@tomblack93 Here we go with that one, again. Never let a dead horse run away................

2 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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Ha, the ClaraWho folks were somewhat right, for at least an episode. From the mouths of..........well, never mind. Great episode, and still primed for more. I drank the Doctor Who Koolaide!

2 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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@The12thDimension I think that the times are ripe, now that Moffat has established his take on the Whoniverse, for some RTD era characters to return. Maybe get Russell to actually write a new story and bring them back for something new?

6 days, 11 hours ago on Piper Praises Capaldi, Unsure on Another Return

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@MaddyKika Fanwank fantasy: Rose runs into the Eighth Doctor, and they have an adventure!

6 days, 11 hours ago on Piper Praises Capaldi, Unsure on Another Return

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@NineTenElevenTwelve Something is definitely up with Clara. Whether she has some sort of understanding with Danny, or whether she's playing both the Doctor and Danny, the wheels are turning and she has some sort of agenda. I'd be very surprised if I was wrong, as I agree that there are definitely grounds for suspicion. Overall, loved the episode. The Doctor's compassion is still present, but I think he realizes that he can't let it drive him. Saving the day can't always mean saving everyone along the way. In my view, Capaldi hasn't made a misstep with the role yet.

1 week, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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She certainly does have a remarkable voice. And I love the choice of material.

1 week, 3 days ago on Foxes ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ Full Song (Featuring New Series 8 Clips)

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@MaraBackman Thank you. In my view, quite well said.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Kill The Moon Review

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To all the folks suddenly lamenting the dearth of "hard science" or even rational science in Doctor Who: Just have Scotty beam you up and you'll feel better.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Kill The Moon Review

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@WhovianJack @BJAMES @ Notsosmartguy  Thought I heard something. Probably just wind...........

2 weeks, 1 day ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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@WhovianJack @BJAMES @ Notsosmartguy Hello..........is there anyone there?

2 weeks, 1 day ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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@rowan5215 @BJAMES And maybe again just me, but when wearing the spacesuit helmet, didn't his voice sound just a bit Tom Baker? It sounded deeper and more resonant, and that's the thought that came to my mind. Not to mention, at Capaldi's own admission, the yo-yo.............

2 weeks, 1 day ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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Haven't seen anyone note that the Doctor's detachment could be see as a bit Hartnell like, especially early on. The reset in regenerative cycle seems to have also caused a revert on some levels. Maybe it's just me.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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@WhovianJack @ Notsosmartguy How is there a planet called Gallifrey from which a being known as the Doctor, a Time Lord, came from, who can change his entire body through a process called regeneration, and travels in a blue box time/space machine called the Tardis, which travels through all of time and space? Trying to apply any real science and logic in Doctor Who can never end well, as it's a fantasy. It's seasoned with just enough of something that creates an environment in which we can suspend our disbelief and engage with it, or I guess in some folks cases, not.


2 weeks, 1 day ago on 12 Great Moments From Kill the Moon

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@Tardiswatcher @BJAMES @Scootersfood Her use of body language and facial expressions has been incredible. Jenna as an actress, is really developing and using her toolbox at the same time, so effectively in my opinion. All things considered, as I don't want to see her go anytime soon, this bodes well for her when she moves on to other things after Doctor Who.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Miss Bosswald saved the Moon. @supermoff is on the Orient Express...in space! Go ahead a gloat, my fortunate friend.........

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Scootersfood I do believe that Moffat has planned the Clara character out all along, a long game (not the episode) kind of character as opposed to an "instant" companion. I've said this before, but I believe most of the discontent and criticism of the Clara character and Jenna's portrayal has been based on the character and her not being what some viewers expected or wanted. Moffat gave her a much different path than I think we've ever seen a companion have before. Those of us who were patient are getting a big payday now in my view.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Distilledoreo The commercials on BBC America are a bit of a pain and distraction, in my view as well.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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The Doctor learning when "not" to interfere...........

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Warisfiller Warisfiller I mean (not a real name I hope).........

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Warisfiller And you're still here?

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Warisfiller @Bob is on the orient express @JerryCox Nobody has to watch this episode again. Nobody has to watch any of the ones left to come. The real question is why anyone would want to torture themselves with the opinions of Who "fans" that should probably not be watching this show anymore, and can't separate their opinions from reality, or mistake them for it.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@MaddyKika The sparks and gravitas between Capaldi and Coleman are remarkable. The writing is there for them, but in my opinion they are really flying with it. A nice new Companion/Doctor chemistry that has added some new dimensions to the show.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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@Battlion We can only ever expect a respite from the discontent. It's only ever a matter of time before the complaining starts all over again. Be careful what you wish for and that sort of thing. Great episode in my book...........

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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The first companion of her kind, and I don't think there will ever be another quite like her. Her character and her portrayal were absolutely game changing. I believe she helped Colin Baker further define his Sixth Doctor. She will be missed.

3 weeks ago on A Whology: Maggie Stables

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@The Outer Space K9 Blue Crystals, spiders, spider in my head! No! Wait, that was something else...........

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Kill The Moon Clip

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Wonder if the Doctor's fear of spiders will carry over from his third incarnation.......

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Kill The Moon Clip

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@helenagardner9 See the Doctor, and maybe he'll make you better! Feel better soon, I hope.

3 weeks, 3 days ago on The Caretaker Clip & Video Introduction

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I'm loving the Capaldi/Coleman chemistry and rapport more with each episode.........

3 weeks, 5 days ago on The Caretaker Clip & Video Introduction

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Oh my God, Absalom Daak, Dalek Hunter was amongst the criminals in the data stream as well. Straight from the Seventh Doctor era comics! Continuity with comics! And didn't the Teller's tank look very much like the tanks that contained the 456 in Torchwood Children Of Earth?

1 month ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist

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@Doctor Hoosier @BeyondThePolice  And Moffat would love our not needing to have him do our thinking for us. Awesome fan mix of ideas and appreciation here.

1 month ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist

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Another thoroughly enjoyable episode. I like it when you don't see it coming. Anyone else notice Captain John Hart (James Marsters) amongst the data stream of criminals?

1 month ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist

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If I find better words, I'll come back to this and say them. Right now, all I can say is WOW.

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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Ben Miller was SO channeling Anthony Ainley.........

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Robot of Sherwood

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@GrantBattersby With all due respect, I think, at least speaking from my own point of view, one has nothing to do with the other. What does Doctor Who have to do with ISIS and their cowardly, horrific acts of terrorism? Who would possibly be watching Doctor Who, see a fantasy character beheaded, and think, "Dear God, that reminds me of those poor journalists"? Two men losing their lives is tragic, horrific, and an atrocity, and the governments of the free world need to go after these murderers and take them out. My point is that whatever length we go to outside of that showing any sort of reaction or response to this sort of thing feeds the lunatics that are carrying out these crimes. They've got our attention, and now we're changing what we do, what we watch, listen to, etc., in the wake of their atrocities. No need to start throwing around words like "stupid" and making accusations about people being insensitive. Doctor Who is just a television show, but the greater issue here is how much we are going to let these monsters get in our heads and make us change our approach to our freedoms. The BBC has the right to edit anything they want to edit. They didn't even need to go out there blowing their horns and announcing how "sensitive" they were being by making any cuts in the first place.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on BBC Cuts Robot of Sherwood Scene

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@Ivegotkidneys is in Sherwood forest @Daleky Hey, Rusty is kind of a genocidal maniac, right? Kind of like Palestine wanting to wipe out Israel. The BBC should have just cancelled that episode altogether.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on BBC Cuts Robot of Sherwood Scene

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@ Notsosmartguy  @joe4 @DangerousWho @Oliver J. "cool" @dandaman62 See my comments above, please. The IS, and any other terrorist organization (we honor them too much by even repeating their stupid cowardly names) want us to live in FEAR. They want to control us through FEAR. When we give ground in any of our freedoms, what we watch, listen to, where we want to go, what we want to do, they win. They make us jump when they say jump. Doctor Who is a fantasy television show. Any fantasy television show is a place we should be free to have as an escape from the stark reality we face when live in the real world. How else should any of us change our way of life as some sort of reaction or response to terrorists? It isn't anyone here being pudding brained. This is about anyone in any free country not wanting terrorists dictating how we live our lives. We squirm, they win.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on BBC Cuts Robot of Sherwood Scene

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