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@supermoff To be fair, Ten did look drunk on quite a few occasions.
1 day, 12 hours ago on Weird and Wonderful
@Amy is Hannibal The Amy and Rory thing is what bothers me the most. Moffat could have written in some lines where they ask The Doctor where he was during Miracle Day and explain it as being a fixed point in time. That or explain it as being erased by the cracks in time.
I don't know why he didn't mention it. He referenced Jack Harkness in Day of The Doctor and was planning on bringing him back in Series 6.
3 days, 12 hours ago on Barrowman on Jack’s Future, Capaldi Critics
I want to see Jack back in an episode with UNIT. He donated his Vortex Manipulator to the Black Archive so he might know Kate Stewart.
@TheNightmareChild sees into your soul! I like your idea. That does make sense. I enjoyed Miracle Day a lot but it doesn't fit in the established Doctor Who universe.
They're going on a worldwide tour yet still locking out foreign viewers for the premiere. Why can't they just have the premiere in theaters worldwide?
2 weeks ago on Series 8: Watch Deep Breath First
@The Finn @Amy is Hannibal Probably not going to use the script. I forgot his name but the guy who wrote Rise of the Cybermen wrote a story for Series 7 and it was never used.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Series 8: The Final Writer?
No. The Old format sucked. What would be better is just six 90 minute episodes instead 12 45 minute episodes.
3 weeks ago on Is the Current Format a Serial Killer?
@doctorwhomultiverse Casual viewers don't count. If you don't watch every week the you don't matter. If TV catered to casual viewers there would be no TV. Every TV show would have to explain everything all over again every week if casual viewers were the concern.
The show needs to be whimisical yet with a sinister undertone like Alice in Wonderland or Willy Wonka. None of the kid friendly nonsense where nobody ever really dies Adults are the audience, not children. Also not being afraid to show gore would be nice. It never shied away from it in the past so it shouldn't today.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Should Doctor Who Adopt a Darker Tone?
I always assumed The Time Lords were an advanced form of humanity.,
3 weeks, 1 day ago on An Earthly Gallifrey
@Huknar @Planet of the Deaf 90. Feature length almost always means 90 minutes.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Series 8 Airdate Confirmed, New Trailer & Image
@SonicTheHedgehogRules I'm amazed Pip and Jane agreed to let Big Finish use the character.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Meet the New Rani
@SonicTheHedgehogRules What does "a little too American for my taste" mean?
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Is Torchwood: Miracle Day Unfairly Criticised?
Could you please not assume we are all British? I'm an American and I know many others on this site are not British either.
1 month ago on The Inaugural Universe World Cup
Sorry but there's nothing wrong with casting an American actor in the role. Just because Eric Roberts wasn't great doesn't mean all American actors would be. That's quite a generalization.
1 month ago on Series 8: Master Finale Rumours
His first interview should be on Craig Ferguson.
1 month, 1 week ago on Doctor Who World Tour To Promote Series 8
@gunslinger19 @Huknar Why would anyone care about casual viewers? That's not how TV works. The BBC cares about the audience it has every week, not the audience who only watches every now and then. If TV producers cared about casual viewers, Doctor Who wouldn't exist because it would have to explain The Doctor to new viewers every single week.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on McGann Signed Petition for 8th Doctor Spin-off
Glad to see Pertwee so high. For a while he wasn't too liked by fans. Still though this list doesn't matter as nobody reads magazines anymor.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Top Stories & Doctors (According to DWM 2014)
You give nothing but positive scores for every episode. Honestly I don't think you should be writing these things if you are unable to examine the episodes from a critical perspective. Not every episode is great or wonderful. There's no point to these articles if you can't examine the episodes critically. There are bad episodes.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on New Who: The Story Thus Far – Series 5 (Episodes 1-6)
@The Genie I too have noticed that he is super positive about everything. Honestly though, I don't think he should be writing these if he can't examine the episodes critically. Especially not after his ridiculous remarks in December. It was the last of his 50th Anniversary articles and the remark was about people who supported the idea of a female doctor.
@Huknar With the Time Lords back it could especially be interesting. It would be really interesting to explore how the Time Lords deal with the Reapers.
2 months ago on Bring Back… Paul Cornell
We have never made either. There has no been no American Doctor Who or Torchwood to this day. The TV Movie was an entirely British/Canadian production.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Campbell-Jones Wants McGann Spin-Off
@TheBiPunishment Once the Third Doctor's stories were released on Home Video, the general fan opinion of Pertwee's era went up significantly. For years he was unfavorably compared to Tom Baker and was ranked as one of the worst Doctors. I'm glad people reassessed his era as it was great. Now if only people would finally reassess Tom Baker's era and realize it wasn't the best period in the show's history, I'd be happy.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Analysing The Top Doctor Who Stories (DWM 1998)
No question about it, Light at The End. At least it celebrated Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Day of the Doctor vs The Light at the End
That is so cool seeing Capaldi in that spacesuit. Three doctors have now worn it and all three look cool in it. Can't wait to see the next Doctor wear it.
2 months ago on Series 8 Filming: Spaceman
@Antee991166 I'm pretty sure these "Casual fans" are not stupid. If you knew about the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who then you'd have to know it went off TV in 1989 and came back full time in 2005.
2 months ago on Smith Eager for Another Multi-Doctor Story
I think it's time to get rid of Murray Gold. He's been the composer for far too long and his music isn't that great anymore.
2 months ago on The Theme – Time for a Change?
@ashpedantic Yes there is. He's becoming another Dudley Simpson.
It'll be a disgrace if Breaking Bad does not win. Who is good but Breaking Bad is on an entirely different level.
2 months ago on 2014 BAFTA Television Awards: Day Triumphs!
I don't get why there can't be just one 90 minute story. Why break it up in to two parts?
2 months ago on Two-Part Finale for Series 8
No idea who he is. I don't even remember in The Five(ish) Doctors. Everyone seems excited though so I'm guessing his casting is a good thing.
2 months ago on Frank Skinner Cast in Series 8
Sarah Jane is a damsel in distress though. Once the Fourth Doctor came along she did nothing but get caught by monsters or scream. She was great during the Third Doctor era. Everything after that ruined her character.
2 months, 1 week ago on On First View: The Time Warrior
I don't understand Moffat. His two favorite Doctors (Davison and McGann) are the most conventionally attractive or at least I assume. I'm not a girl.
2 months, 1 week ago on Moffat: Handsome Actors don’t suit the Doctor
No idea who that is and don't recognize anywhere named Lanzarote. Looking it up it's a Spanish island in the canary islands and Planet of Fire was filmed there. Is it a sequel to that story?
2 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Filming in Lanzarote, Hermione Norris Cast
Sorry but AI scores are utter nonsense. They're as bad as the Nielsen ratings. It's a glorified focus group and not be trusted.
2 months, 1 week ago on Settling the Moffat vs. RTD Debate (Using AI Scores)
That's because the role was largely Eccleston's. Moffat wrote the script with a Eccleston, Tennant, and Smith. That line was probably written for him and not Tennant.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Piper Up for Rose/Meta-Crisis Ten Spin-Off
I'd love to see the Sycorax again but the others are best not to return. Big Finish could probably do wonders with them but under Steven Moffat, I'd rather not see them back. Very few stories in his tenure actually feature real villains.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on 5 New Who Monsters in Need of a Return
Eh, would rather have something like an animated movie. A PG-13 animated film starring John Hurt as The War Doctor would be awesome. Too bad the BBC is too cheap to do it. Don't know why. Warner Bros. has had great success with the DC Animated films and the BBC's got a property with an equally big universe.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on The War Doctor Returns in “Engines of War”
Happy birthday to one of my four favorite Doctors (the others being Hartnell, Pertwee, and McGann). Wish Moffat would bring him back (if Davison is willing and available). I mean they're friends and Moffat's quite fond of his Doctor. I'm sure it'd be a good story.
3 months, 1 week ago on Happy Birthday, Peter Davison!
I can't tell if that's how he actually feels about the other Doctors. I certainly hope not.
3 months, 1 week ago on Tom Baker Would Consider Returning Again
My favorites are:
1. The Visitation
2. Resurrection of the Daleks
3. Warriors of the Deep
4. The Five Doctors
5. The King's Demons
Despite it's obvious low production values, Warriors of The Deep is still a very good story. The King's Demons on the other hand is an inconsequential story with a silly plot but it's still enjoyable.
3 months, 1 week ago on The Fifth Doctor: Five Favourites
If School Reunion didn't feature Sarah Jane, it wouldn't be on here. If it were The Doctor meeting Polly again, I don't think people would like it as much.
3 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off Results: Dream Run (Episodes 1-8)
I don't get how people are defending The Beast Below. Moffat admitted it was bad and he wrote it. There's really no way around it. If the writer admit it's bad, it's bad.
3 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off Results: Nightmare Run (Episodes 1-8)
@The Finn When did The Third Doctor use a sword? I know the Fourth and Fifth Doctors used swords in one story each but I don't recall Three ever using one.
3 months ago on Series 8 Filming: A Castle and a Villain
Looks like the King's Demons.
@The GenieYou do realize how hypocritical your comment is right? You accuse people of not accepting others opinions when you yourself can not accept others opinions. You refuse to accept that episodes are indeed bad. That's very hypocritical.
3 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off Results: Nightmare Run (Episodes 9-13, Specials)
Skaro being blown up is not a plot hole. Doctor Who is a show about time travel. We have no idea when Skaro was blown up or if it even was blown up any more. Because the show is about time travel, many events no longer happened and we can assume Skaro blowing up was rewritten by The Doctor.
3 months, 1 week ago on Unpopular Opinion: Asylum of the Daleks
The Parting of The Warys was definitely the best. Name of The Doctor and Last of The Time Lords were the worst though.
3 months, 1 week ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 13
Bad Wolf. What a brilliant masterpiece.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 12
What a load of nonsense. River can pick up Amy & Rory and bring them to The Doctor. The Doctor doesn't necessarily have to rescue them himself. By having River pick them up he alters history. New York won't burn and The Ponds are reunited with The Doctor. There, problem solved. There's no reason Captain Jack couldn't pick them up either or any other Time Traveler. Just because it was written down doesn't mean it really happened.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Moffat Explains Doctor’s Timey Tomb
Well there goes Series 8 then. First Steve Thompson comes back and now Gareth Roberts is back. It's like Moffat is purposefully trying to make Capaldi's debut season bad. Is there nobody else who can write for the show? I mean at least Gatiss has written some good episodes. Neither Roberts or Thompson have written anything good.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8: Episode 3 & 6 Writers & Guest Stars
@The Eternal @GustaffHe was nothing like the Fifth Doctor. There's basically nothing in common in their portrayals of The Doctor. Both Eccleston and Tennant very much played the role like Tom Baker. Eccleston was more like Season 18 Tom and Tennant was probably Season 14 Tom.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Sean Pertwee: My father was very fond of Capaldi
@YgorVale Yeah he was. He even did a fan film for free. Can't think of any other actors who would do that.
@ltjprior Finally someone who agrees. They produce amazing stuff but their prices are just outrageous. The original Dark Eyes CD Boxset is still $60.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on How To Bring Back McGann
Rise of the Cybermen easily. As for worst the Sontaran story and the dreadful plot hole ridden Angels Take Manhattan take the cake.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 5
Finally! I've been wondering when somebody was going to ask him about Capaldi. Also wouldn't Sean make a great Doctor himself? I mean just look at the photo of him as Alfred.
@SonicTheHedgehogRules and Tennant too. While I've never been a huge fan of his Doctor, seeing him interact with his immediate predecessor would be awesome.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Celebrate 9 Years Since Doctor Who’s Revival
For the Master, I'd like to see Bryan Cranston. As for Clara being like Sarah Jane, I certainly hope not. I could not stand Sarah Jane at all. She should have her own personality. Capaldi should definitely be a Pertwee esque Doctor though. It's about time there was a Doctor who harkened back to Pertwee's take on the character. Since 2005, each Doctor has played the role like Tom Baker did.
There needs to be a change. Out with the boisterous personality and the silliness and in with a much more serious personality. The show should also reflect that by completely ditching the silliness and grow up some (and please don't give me that stupid Fourth Doctor quote). It should be like The X-Files meets Buffy and the spin-off Angel (Angel in terms of content) but Doctor Who style.
4 months ago on Capaldi: A Mod Man In A Box?
@ilyootha It's boring. The plot meanders and doesn't do anything interesting.
4 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (33-27)
I'm glad these are rated low but most of them deserve to be lower. Cold War deserves to be in the Top 10 though. It was a phenomenal episode.
@The Finn @DasManiacNope. American here.
4 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Filming: The Suits
@grumpyoldcow I wish they'd air this stuff too. But sadly if they do they'll only be able to use the unrestored versions and then crop the episodes because people only want widescreen. Then there's the fact that many stories are now unavailable on DVD here. I can now never own The Time Meddler or The War Games. The same thing happened to DragonBall Z. Funimation created a poll and people overwhelmingly voted for widescreen (cropped).
4 months, 1 week ago on Catch Classic Who on The Horror Channel This Easter
Is it really that cold in England that everyone has to wear those big coats?
I would say Torchwood Miracle Day for my favorite Jack Harkness story. It was a terrific masterpiece .
4 months, 1 week ago on River Song & Captain Jack: Five Favourites
But isn't she human?
3/10. Sorry Moffat you've completely lost your touch. It's about time he left the show or took a break. Let somebody run the show for a while. He should focus on Sherlock and let somebody else take a stab at Doctor Who for a little while. I can't believe this story is from the same guy who wrote The Empty Child or Girl in The Fireplace. The first 15 minutes were great but everything else was awful.
4 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Time of the Doctor
You just described The Two Doctors.
4 months, 1 week ago on McGann in the 11th Doctor’s TARDIS!
It is a pretty awesome TARDIS but it's got nothing on McGann's. That glorious Steampunk machine is still the best TARDIS to date.
4/10. A massive disappointment. Moffat had the chance to do something great for the 50th and he failed colossally. A poor story, no "classic" Doctors, pointless inclusion of the Zygons, Matt Smith's worst performance, a lousy score from Murray Gold, no Paul McGann, and just in general a lousy excuse for a 50th special. It's not what should have been done for the 50th. The only real good things about this special were John Hurt's performance, David Tennant's performance, and Jenna Coleman's performance. Never been a fan of Tennant's Doctor but I thought his performance was significantly better than Matt Smith's.
4 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Day of the Doctor
I'm glad to see that list was more well received here as I thought it was hilarious. When I read the comments of the original article though it seemed to be full of Brits fuming (and ranting) at the idea of Doctor Who and America being mentioned in the same sentence. I for one would love an American Doctor Who. Especially an animated one like Clone Wars. A big budget ($2 million an ep) animated show with like 23 episodes a season. The TARDIS would have to be like a 1970's muscle car or maybe a 1940's Phone Booth.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Weird and Wonderful
@ivegotkidneys Likely it would be a Telephone Booth or a porta potty. We don't really have anything else here in America that would be equally inconspicuous. I suppose a Police Car would make sense but I'm not sure how it would work.
@The Grey Ghost And William Hartnell too. Especially Hartnell. Matt Smith may be great at speeches but no Doctor can ever top Hartnell. Both Hartnell and Pertwee would have performed the speech brilliantly.
1/10. Steven Moffat's worst episode next to The Beast Below. The epitome of style over substance. A flashy episode with a hollow story.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Name of the Doctor
Maybe this means there'll be a Multi Doctor story at the end of the season. I guess it could be Moffat's way of making up to McCoy for not including him in the 50th.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Major Series 8 Villain Revealed?
How about the Sycorax?
4 months, 2 weeks ago on 5 Underrated Doctor Who Monsters and Villains
2/10. Yet another extremely poor episode. A crummy script from Gaiman and a terrible director in whatever his name was. Really hope he isn't brought back.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Nightmare in Silver
@Amy the Consulting Key Ring No it is a plot hole. Calling everybody who says it is stupid is just mean. You simply can not claim hundreds of people don't pay attention. That's simply rude and uncalled for.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on The Actual Plot Holes in Doctor Who
I've found it's only on this site do people claim Angels Take Manhattan has no Plot holes. I have been on many Doctor Who sites and so far it's only this site. In fact the story is riddled with plot holes from beginning to end. There's no denying it.
7/10. It was good up until the Mr. Sweet reveal. I thought it was going to be the Great Intelligence. I also deduct points for Gatiss and Moffat lying about this one being a Doctor lite episode. It certainly was not. The Doctor appeared throughout most of the episode.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Crimson Horror
3/10. Doctor Who usually has great sets these days but this story probably has some of the worst. This was Steve Thompson's second chance to write a Doctor Who story and he failed spectacularly. Mat King also failed as a director. The TARDIS is not meant to claustrophobic feeling. It's massive on the inside. Then there's also the poor acting all around. Even Smith seemed off his game as if he knew was it crap. This was the episode I was most excited for and ultimately it let me down a lot. I really don't think Steve Thompson should be given another chance to write for the show. He's had two chances now to write a good story and he's blown it both times.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS
@ahunter8056 I didn't like it either. I've always had a particular affinity for The Aztecs as a culture but I find the story incredibly boring. I've seen it four times and I'm still bored by it everytime.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Bring Back… the Pure Historicals
3/10. Another very poor story from Series 7. The first act is good but everything afterwards just gets massively worse.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Hide
I don't care if this guy's great at Sherlock, he stinks at Doctor Who. So far he's had two chances and he's put out crap both times. Usually I love pirate stories but Black Spot was just dreadful and Journey was too.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8: Episode 4 & 5 Writers Confirmed
@youshallnotpass That's the problem. He's such a huge fan, he doesn't see the flaws. He has no incentive to do things better or to hire better writers. He won't even admit that Angels Take Manhattan had massive, gaping plotholes.
@tealeaves @DasManiac Not what I meant. Day of The Doctor being simulcast and Comic Con don't count. I mean the actual show to have more of an interest in us folks who don't live in the UK. Instead of always focusing on Britain, even in the future show some love towards other places. Even when The Doctor travels into the past, it's still almost always Britain. A story set in another country's past doesn't require the show to leave Wales just have the story set somewhere. Britain is a very tiny nation and hardly that important in the Universe. At least Torchwood: Miracle Day showed the US and China. The US and China are important, Britain isn't.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on The Speculator’s Guide to… The Next Showrunner
Hopefully it's someone new. A casual fan of the series and not a fanboy. At least someone who's more interested in the international audience (since it's larger than the domestic audience).
I don't get the hate either. I've never been Gatiss' biggest fan but I loved this story. It was well written and well directed.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Cold War
He's just like his idol Jon Pertwee.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Capaldi: Matt Smith told me to look after Doctor Who
@gwylock1 @DasManiacIt's a BBC DVD so I assume it's Region Locked. I've never heard of the BBC having Region Free Doctor Who DVD's. As for the soundtrack, it's definitely not available here. Neither on Amazon or iTunes. I guess there must be some sort of rights issue preventing a release for Regions 1, 3, and 4. It's not available in Canada as I checked Amazon.ca as well.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on An Adventure in Space and Time Soundtrack Review
@gwylock1 @DasManiacNot in America. We're Region 1 and the UK is Region 2. It wouldn't be compatible with American DVD/Blu-ray players. As for the soundtrack, that's an import and much more expensive.
@ponchopanda I too would like it out in the US. Unfortunately it doesn't seem likely that the film will get a release anywhere outside the UK.
It's a shame that those of us that live outside the UK won't get be able to get this movie or the soundtrack.
@Clara Prefect I can't stand Caves of Androzani. It's a giant snooze fest of a story.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Rings of Akhaten
4/10. Definitely one of the worst Doctor Who stories of all time. Good music though (and that's why I give it a 4/10). Hoping Neil Cross does not write for Doctor Who again. Both of his stories really weren't very good.
@TheCapaldiMasterplan @DasManiac Yeah but it's just funny that a British comic made by a British publisher has to be sold through other means in its native country. I don't see why copyright laws allow companies like Panini to maintain a monopoly on certain properties.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Weird and Wonderful
Hope Titan does a good job with the comics. Kinda funny that we Americans for once get something Who related the Brits won't.
9/10. Could have been longer but still a terrific episode. Easily Moffat's best in several years and best of Series 7 (including the specials).
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Bells of Saint John
I'm sorry but this is a disgrace. Groundhog Day is a masterpiece. So is The Time Machine. I don't understand how both of them can be ranked so low.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Lords of Time #9: Doctor Who Vs Groundhog Day
7/10. Quite seriously flawed but still pretty darn fun.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Snowmen
@PK-S While we're on the subject of Remembrance of the Daleks, Geoffrey from Fresh Prince made a cameo in it.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Top Five References in Doctor Who
@Amy the Consulting Key Ring I'm sorry but calling people stupid for pointing a plot hole is ridiculous. There's no way around it, this story does contain plot holes.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Angels Take Manhattan
@NyceguidugBuffalo Personally I'd rather see Captain Crunch.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Doctor Who Series 8 (2014): What We Know UPDATE
6/10. It has some interesting ideas but it's not pulled off in a perfect way. Loved the reinvention of UNIT though. I'm glad somebody finally realized they needed some updating.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Power of Three
RTD's way of storytelling would make a great LEGO game. He had such big ideas that never really worked on TV. I'd love to see what an RTD multi Doctor story would look like. Though since the games have voice acting now, I wonder if anyone would even bother to try and get Eccleston.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Infinite Potential: Doctor Who and LEGO
1/10. A Town Called Mercy is absolutely without a doubt the worst Doctor Who story I've seen. I almost fell asleep watching it.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: A Town Called Mercy
@drjakeyoung I believe it does. The Gallifrey series shows that the Dalek-Time Lord conflict is escalating and Dark Eyes sort of shows that too. The Daleks are appearing more often and they're getting closer to the Time Lords. In fact I am certain Big Finish is purposely leading into the Time War.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Dark Eyes 2 Review (Spoiler-Free)
This is the first time I've ever seen someone say that Ainley is Davison's Master. In fact I'm kind of glad to see someone else thinks that way. He never really worked with the other Doctors as well as he did with Davison.
1/10. It really is a far cry from Moffat's other Christma specials. Even Time of The Doctor is better than this.
4 months, 4 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe & Series 6 Recap
Hope The Terminator is going to be featured at some point.
4 months, 4 weeks ago on Lords of Time #8: Doctor Who Vs Heroes
10/10. A terrific masterpiece. One of Moffat's all time greatest stories.
4 months, 4 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Wedding of River Song
Hopefully new writers too. No more Gatiss, Chibnall, Whithouse, or Neil Cross please.
4 months, 4 weeks ago on Another new Director for Series 8
8/10. If it weren't for Time of The Doctor, I'd give it a 10/10.
5 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: The God Complex
@Creepy_Ghoul @Antee991166If somebody is living in your heart, I think you should see a Doctor.
5 months ago on Gillan on saying Goodnight to her Raggedy Man
I wouldn't mind traveling with the Third, Fifth, Eighth, or Eleventh Doctors.
-The First is way too unpredictable.
-The Second seems like a lot of fun.
-The Fourth seems like a lot of fun depending on his mood.
-The Sixth is too unpredictable.
-The Seventh keeps too much information to himself and therefore can't really be trusted.
-The War Doctor and the Ninth Doctor are a bit scary.
-The Tenth is too melodramatic and obsessed with himself.
-The Eleventh seems like fun though but a tad bit dangerous. He seems to have a penchant for ending up in extremely dangerous scenarios compared to the rest of The Doctors. It's almost like he seeks out danger actively.
5 months ago on Would you travel with the Doctor? Pros and Cons
10/10. Tom McRae is a brilliant writer. Rise of the Cybermen was a classic and so is this. He certainly deserves every ounce of praise he gets. Also love the coat The Doctor wears in this story. Want one of my own.
5 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Girl Who Waited
I actually agree with this. I do love Strax but I'd jump at the chance to see a dark Sontaran story where Strax is forced to choose sides and is killed in a skirmish with his people. A story like that would give Strax a great exit. He's a funny character but I do think he's beginning to wear out his welcome.
5 months ago on Unpopular Opinion: Strax
1/10. Absolute drivel. Mark Gatiss is a brilliant t writer but how he wroe this pile of garbage is beyond me. His Sherlock episodes are so great and yet this was just awful. A schlock fest from start to finish.
5 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: Night Terrors
8/10. A terrific episode that was much better than AGMGTW. This really doesn't deserve the hate it gets at all. It's a fun little story.
5 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: Let’s Kill Hitler
I hope they don't come back. I'm sick of the Daleks and the Cybermen. Bring back the Autons or give the Ice Warriors another go. I know the nation Estate deal requires them to use the Daleks every year but they could just give them a cameo. If they are truly doing another Dalek story, they better let them kill some people. It's been far too long since they did.
5 months ago on Daleks Series 8 Rumours
6/10. Definitely not one of the better episodes of the season and definitely not one of Moffat's best at all.
5 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: A Good Man Goes to War
I loved Eccleston's Doctor but it should have been McGann who did the series or even REG (Rochard E Grant) as the Ninth Doctor. At least he enjoys doing the show. Doctor Who is one of those series that if you sign up for, you'll be associated with for the rest of your life. All the other Doctors are fine with that.
Heck Pertwee loved it so much, he even did fan projects as The Doctor for free thirty years after he'd left the role. It's really a shame Eccleston won't be involved with the show as Series One was absolutely terrific in every way. I just can't help to wonder what it would be like if McGann had gotten the chance to play the role on TV again. As for my favorite episode of Series One, it's definitely the Unquiet Dead despite its terrible portrayal of Charles Dickens. In reality Dickens was a horrible man and certainly not the way he was portrayed.
5 months ago on The Ninth Doctor: Five Favourites
@Calufrax11 @DasManiac@MoxxAh dang it. I didn't hear that line.
5 months ago on Interview: Emma Campbell-Jones on The Night of the Doctor
@ICEFinn @LGwalchmai95Do we know that she is indeed a Time Lord though?
@Moxx Well the Sisterhood of Karn could revive her. She is a different race from The Doctor so the effects would be different on her than him. He had to regenerate but maybe it won't have any adverse effects on her.
It's really a shame Cass had to die. She seemed like a really interesting character. Though I'm curious what race she is. She's not human and definitely not Gallifreyan. Anyways it seems like Emma is a lovely woman. Love that Sylvester McCoy calls her Doctor Killer.
@TheBritishCupOfTea @Lewis94.Sadly that couldn't happen with Who. As far as I know Doctor Who doesn't have the crew for that. Who doesn't actually have a second unit since the BBC won't give them the budget to hire one. If they could then filming wouldn't take ten months. It would probably take 3-4.
5 months, 1 week ago on Series 8: A Returning Character & Monster
Definitely one of my least favorites. Saw this episode once and have yet to rewatch it. Writers on Who seem to have a big problem with historical and always feel the need to throw in aliens to the story. Should have been a straight historical instead of whatever it turned out to be.
5 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Curse of the Black Spot
@The MasterDoctor It was Fathom Events. I also would love to see these stories in theaters especially Enemy of the World. Sadly it's looking like it will never be released on DVD outside the UK so that would be my only chance to see it. I know it's on iTunes but I don't videos from them unless they were to become DRM free.
5 months, 1 week ago on Recovered Troughton Episodes Screening
Yet they still won't release Enemy of the World on DVD outside of the UK.
@TheDodger We don't know when he did any of those things though. It could have been after he met Rose.
5 months, 1 week ago on What if… the 8th Doctor was the War Doctor?
That's what makes it interesting. He became the very he swore never to become.
Completely agree. I didn't like Day of The Doctor either. I thought it was terrible and a pretty poor excuse for a 50th anniversary special. The War Doctor should have been the Eighth Doctor. It would have made for a much more interesting story. The Eighth Doctor started out as a man full of life. By the end of his life though he had become a shell of his former self and regenerated into a broken man.
@RichardWatson @DasManiacI'm fine with that. That's not what I meant. I wasn't aware that he didn't want to write TV anymore.
5 months, 1 week ago on Bring Back… Robert Shearman
I would love Shearman to return. I understand that he didn't want to return during RTD's run due to differences between them but surely he must be willing to write a story for Moffat. He's a terrific writer and I really hope that if Moffat would want him back, could convince him to write another episode. It's rare to find a writer of Shearman's caliber. It's been almost nine years and we're still talking about Dalek. That says a lot about his writing ability.
Considering how little he had to work with he did a great job, especially on The Daleks. I am truly amazed by the talent of a director who can actually make a story work with such little money, time, and space. The Daleks especially was one of the most well shot Doctor Who stories of all time.
5 months, 1 week ago on R.I.P. Christopher Barry (1925-2014)
@epicduda @DasManiacSadly the footage isn't on any of the DVDs as far as I know. I just remember I think Moffat saying in an interview that due to BBC America, they had the cut the episode down by 25 minutes. I remember him talking about what would have been in the episode if hadn't been cut. The Krafayis was a monster from stories The Doctor was told as a child on Gallifrey. Then also Vincent's illness would have been explored in much more detail. Don't know why the original cut wasn't at least aired in the UK though.
5 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: Vincent and the Doctor
A masterpiece. Everything Doctor Who should be. It's a shame though that I can't give it anything higher than 6/10 for it's butchered Television Cut. If they'd simply release the original cut that was 25 minutes longer and expanded on several things in the story like Vincent's illness and the monster then It'd be 10/10.
4/10. I can understand taking inspiration from 1970's The Silurians but Chibnall seemed just to do nothing but retread that story. It's really quite a shame to see the Silurians not treated with the respect they deserve as one of Who's coolest species. I'd say this was even worse than Warriors of the Deep (and I like WOTD).
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Hungry Earth / Cold Blood
I totally thought there was going to be more to this article. Surprised you didn't mention the scene in The Five Doctors where The First Doctor asks which regeneration he (his future self that is) is on. Then there's also a Big Finish story I don't know the name of where the Seventh Doctor indicates he has knowledge of his future incarnations buried deep in his mind.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on To Know Thine Self: What can or can’t the Doctor know about his future selves?
3/10. Another complete and utter dud. Series 5 had some great episodes but there are just so many duds in it.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Vampires of Venice
@Fez_Wearing_Dalek Would love to have him do Big Finish. Since Dark Eyes 2 is leading into the Time War, hopefully they can actually do the war. I'm sure it'd be good since nobody can really write the Daleks better than Nick Briggs can. Besides The War Doctor could return since he appeared in IDW's 50th comic with all the other Doctors.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on John Hurt on Doctor Who Return
8/10. It's a shame Adam Smith has never returned to the series. His direction was terrific and made the episodes seem really cinematic considering the small budget he had to work with.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Time of Angels / Flesh & Stone
@Clara Prefect Yup. Big Juan fan. Don't like Water type Pokemon but love his cool Spanish buccaneer esque look.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Victory of the Daleks
@Pockydon @HandlesActually they've been rebuilt. If you notice the new Paradigm Daleks are actually different from the originals. Don't know the last time we saw the original New Paradigm Daleks.
3/10. It's definitely better than the previous episode but that's not saying much. Like with the Silurian episode, it's a lazy rehash of a classic. Gatiss is a great writer but clearly the Daleks are not his thing.
I unashamedly love Dimensions in Time. I know it's crap but it's so much fun to see all The Doctors and companions back again. Can't believe how good Jon Pertwee was in it. He hadn't played the role in years and yet his performance was terrific.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Site Update: 3 February 2014
I can top that. I like Warriors of the Deep.
Finally! I'm tired of having my comments downvoted to oblivion because I don't share the majority's opinion. I've always hated Disqus.