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@TheSoundofDrums Get them! There really isn't a bad apple in the bunch, even the more off track, unconventional ones (think Divergent Universe series) are well worth the investment and listen.

6 days, 16 hours ago on Happy Birthday, Paul McGann

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He doesn't look a day over 1996..............

6 days, 16 hours ago on Happy Birthday, Paul McGann

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@Clara Bosswald wants a Kate Stewart Spin-off @SonicTheHedgehogRules They've done it with Nev Mcintosh as Vastra, and Dan Starkey as Strax on a regular basis. Star Trek did it with several characters over a longer run. So it is possible, but as I said, I think it would be more of a question of budget, and perhaps a mixture of practical makeup and CGI work, depending on what kind of alien they were trying to realize.

1 week ago on Moffat Mulls Future Companion Not Being Another Earth Girl

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We need a proper, full on, ALIEN companion. I know that would prove more costly perhaps for the ongoing budget, but in my opinion, it's time to see this new, more "alien" Doctor bounce off of someone that's not human, or even female. See Holly Black's recent novella "Lights Out" for an example of how this dynamic can pop.

1 week ago on Moffat Mulls Future Companion Not Being Another Earth Girl

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@TheOncomingHurricane @supermoff  @Malohkeh Sanity, TOH, some wisdom and sanity. Thank you.

1 week, 1 day ago on Moffat on Series 8 Ratings: There is no drop-off

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@Mercy Reborn2 That was going to happen at the end of the Delgado run in the Third Doctor era, before Delgado's tragic unfortunate death. The Master was going to sacrifice himself to save the Doctor. We've seen him do that in TEOT, but we haven't seen him find peace yet, except perhaps, from the sound of those drums.

1 week, 2 days ago on Moffat on Finale Death, Master Future

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@TheDreamer... wanting her DW Christmas NOW! @TaylorBoone I agree that it appeared to be a teleportation. Missy didn't seem alarmed, and the nonchalant way in which she just stood between the tombstones more than suggested it was a teleport point. At any rate, the Doctor got off the hook, the Brigadier got to fire his execution shot, and the Master/Missy will no doubt be returning.

1 week, 2 days ago on Moffat on Finale Death, Master Future

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Ah, and now backhanded compliments.

1 week, 3 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Death in Heaven

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@Hibernus @DaftDalek at the end of Series 8 @sontaran17 is being upgraded As Big Finish Eighth Doctor is canon, so must now be he.

1 week, 3 days ago on DWM #480: Miss Me?

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@The Lazy Cat Needs Her Inhaler Fear not, Lazy Cat (your name is fine by me), I don't think Clara is going to depart with a whimper. I think there is the temptation to think Moffat has botched her departure, but I feel that this is an error in perception. The long game Moffat is playing with the character of Clara has more days behind it than ahead, but it's not over yet. Some folks let their expectations lead them to believe or think that it has to be now, or should have been done with the finale. But it's not. Steven Moffat may play with fans expectations but he, like it or not, it's simply the way it is, does not run the show by them.

1 week, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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And I know I'm not the only one who thinks Jemma Redgrave is, well................Hot

1 week, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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@galactic_unicorn @Beasts_a_Snarling is Really..... THE MASTER ! I think a resolve is coming on the lying bit. It will close much better when it does.

1 week, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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@WhovianJack He also "borrowed" much of a scene right out of "The Scream Of The Shalka", so there. Why not on either count?

1 week, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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Definitely upset by Osgood's death, but that's what it was meant to provoke, right? Definitely put me off balance, shocked me, and left me reeling a bit. Definitely going to need multiple viewings for everything to sink in, but it's not the first time this series. I could not have predicted anything I saw here, and I long ago learned to cast aside expectations and just let Doctor Who move.Victory lap for the Brig! Well done all around. The Master/Mistress will be back. Bring on Christmas!

1 week, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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The Dream Lord returns!?

1 week, 6 days ago on 2014 Christmas Special Plot Hints

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@MrRazza thinks Series 8 is Faaaaan-Tastic! Why is it always a matter of someone whining about not liking it, so they have a complaint, and it has to, presumably, change, rather than, hey, you don't like it, it's obviously not for certain folks, so just don't keep watching?

2 weeks, 1 day ago on BBC Defends Dark Water Complaints

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@The Other I smell a bigot. Sorry, but what you said, "The Other", is quite sad and pathetic. And by the way, what made you think the show was ever made for you? That's small thinking for you.

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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@supermoff is waiting for heaven.... @madscotsmandoctor  The female Doctor folks have got their sex change! It didn't go down with much difficulty for me. The Master has body swapped and taken over bodies, and there is still the matter of how he managed to take on this form. When last we saw him, he was disappearing with Gallifrey back into the Time War. Did he come back out with it, into the "pocket universe" so to speak? Did he regenerate, or just hijack a new form? All questions we may or may not get answers to. I was not and am not an advocate of a female Doctor, but in my opinion, this was done shockingly well. The stage for gender change was set by the Corsair in the Doctor Who universe, but I suspect there's far more than just a transgender Time Lord present here. This could get even more interesting, and I expect it will.

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Still a baby. A baby who was brilliant at playing an OLD man, but still a youngster. Many more, Matt!

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Happy Birthday, Matt Smith!

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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 month 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.

1 month 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".

1 month ago on Flatline Review

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

1 month 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.

1 month 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.


1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month ago on Flatline Review

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

1 month 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?

1 month 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.

1 month ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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@The sound of bongo drums Is Missy the Rani?

1 month ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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

1 month 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!

1 month 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?

1 month 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!

1 month 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 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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.

1 month, 2 weeks 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.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Kill The Moon Review

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

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

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

1 month, 2 weeks 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.............

1 month, 2 weeks 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.

1 month, 2 weeks 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.


1 month, 2 weeks 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.

1 month, 2 weeks 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.........

1 month, 2 weeks 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.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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