The Fastest Thing Alive... and also a huge fan of Colin Baker.
@shyx111 This isn't even as bad as they get, in all honesty.
1 day, 1 hour ago on Last Christmas Allegedly “Too scary” for Kids
@ParadoxAngel @SonicTheHedgehogRules I compare it to asking the makers of the Saw movies to stop putting blood in them. It's ridiculous.
I'm certain one of the main principles for Doctor Who is to be scary. Why are people complaining about this?
@GalaxyEyes @SonicTheHedgehogRules @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. Rings. But now that you bring up that Xmas special, made me think. Well, the Doctor did say once he was able to stop his respiratory system for a few minutes. I feel like the Sixth Doctor said it first, but I remember it most recently being said in Mummy on the Orient Express, so let's just go with that, seems plausible enough.
1 day, 19 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@Jeje94 @SonicTheHedgehogRules @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. When you say residential, it reminds me of that scene from Family Guy: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side, where they're going through the asteroid field, then you've got those suburban houses on asteroids during the police chase part. I think something like that is also in Futurama. Rings makes me laugh, more than anything. ^_^
1 day, 20 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@Antee991166 @SonicTheHedgehogRules @Rorschach's_Journal_of_Impossible_Things To be honest, the only character I hate in TRF/TAP is Jennifer Lucas. She sounds so damn arrogant and know it all. Everyone else is rather fine. Surprising how this episode was still around the time I liked Amy.
@Antee991166 @SonicTheHedgehogRules @Rorschach's_Journal_of_Impossible_Things No way is Curse of the Black Spot better than the Flesh 2-parter. At least the latter actually has a much deeper story, and deals with morality, rather than anything else.
@Notsosmartguy *opening credits to Death in Heaven*
@Antee991166 @SonicTheHedgehogRules @Rorschach's_Journal_of_Impossible_Things There are much worse than what he wrote, in my humble opinion.
@Antee991166 @Rorschach's_Journal_of_Impossible_Things He co-created Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes, so absolutely him to come back.
@AlessandroArsuffi @SonicTheHedgehogRules @The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. Were talking about Galaxies here. The Multiverse theory is a very interesting one, and one that I believe. Anything can happen in an alternate universe, but we can't really do that currently in Doctor Who, not without Time Lords anyway.
@Notsosmartguy @SonicTheHedgehogRules I don't think taking anything from TV shows seriously is a particularly good idea. Just good to make you think about life in general, which is what I felt Series 8 did for me personally. =P
@The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @SonicTheHedgehogRules @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. I meant assuming in the part of we assume there's an air bubble around the rings themselves. I'm not challenging the author of the articles' knowledge of science, I hardly know the person! =P
@The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @SonicTheHedgehogRules @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. The rest of that section goes on to say how Plasma Windows are very bright, in comparison to the episodes obvious space background. I did indeed look this up, it's actually quite interesting, but again, assuming is just making up fan theories. Nothing is explained for the setting, and I personally find the setting just as important as character motives and backstories. If you set a story in the past, you talk of how restricted people are, but how they make do, but with stories in the future, you talk of how easier lives have become, but with a catch, one that could be rather horrible. Rings, IMO, does none of this. It's just people singing. Music is nice, the speech is nice, the story is "meh" at best. That's it. It's setting ruins my enjoyment of it. I was watching it yesterday, actually, and I was just laughing at the idea of wind in space. It's hilarious!
1 day, 21 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@Jeje94 @SonicTheHedgehogRules @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. Oh, that business with the TARDIS was explained at some point in the Classics, was it not? I forget. Anyway, it wasn't Listen, considering Listen is flawless =P
@Notsosmartguy Nah, you're not alone on that one. I certainly like it, it might be the weakest of Series 8, but it's still really nice to watch.
@ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. @SonicTheHedgehogRules Fair deuce to you. I'll again politely disagree with what you said, but I'll leave it here.
@The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @SonicTheHedgehogRules @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. No offense to the article, of which I cannot remember existing, but I can guess was very well written, is nothing but a fan theory. Oxygen needs to be trapped to be breathable, doesn't it? And it isn't just oxygen we need to breath, I'm almost positive we require many other gases to be able to survive. All that episode does is give you a beautifully done asteroid field. But that's all it is. Just visuals. Doesn't explain anything.
@Gustaff @SonicTheHedgehogRules @The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. It's a reference to every Sonic game since Sonic the Hedgehog 2, really. He breaths in space, yet not underwater. It's weird, but it's hilarious still.
@The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @SonicTheHedgehogRules @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. I'm almost positive that the laws of oxygen, and basic chemicals, work in EVERY galaxy the same way. Now, if it were a different Universe? Sure, why not, but the Doctor isn't Sonic the Hedgehog, he can't breath in space.
@ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. At least they give people spacesuits to breath with in the empty void of space in Kill The Moon, unlike another episode.
I'm surprised this got any complaints at all. Whilst I believe it's the weakest of Series 8, it certainly isn't bad, not at all. It's a lighthearted break from the intense story arc and dark stories. It's a nice refresher, really, and science didn't really cross my mind here. When I watch Doctor Who, science only comes to mind when the obvious is never addressed. *COUGH* Rings of Akhaten *COUGH* Ahem. Anyway, I like the story, it's just that the rest of Series 8 offers much better stories.
@calliarcale @SonicTheHedgehogRules @Whogasms knows THAT MISSY TELEPORTED, NOT DIED! So does the Flood, but nobody is really bothered about knowing what time period they come from.
3 days, 14 hours ago on No Series 9 Story for Neil Gaiman
I might be wrong thinking this, but would this imply it ties to that one character from the Sarah Jane Adventures? I've forgotten his name, but there you go.
3 days, 14 hours ago on First Series 9 Title Revealed
Goodness. Well I appologise for having an opinion that dffers to yours, I guess. I don't suck up to episodes because of what monsters they have and be done with it. If I dislike an episode, and I have an area to discuss with other fans (being here on DWTV), then I'll share my opinion. Again, I'm sorry you disagree with it, but there's certainly no need for that last comment.
Just because someone can write, doesn't mean it's good writing. I consider myself a terrible writer, in all honesty, my comments are my proof of that. Again, sorry for having an opinion different to yours, but that's how the world works, unfortunately.
3 days, 17 hours ago on No Series 9 Story for Neil Gaiman
@Whogasms knows THAT MISSY TELEPORTED, NOT DIED! Of course I haven't. Cybermen totally took their heads and hands off any time they wanted in the Classics. Of course they were immune to everything, no wonder the Earth was destroyed in Earthshock, no wonder Mondas was saved from destruction in 1986 because of how OP they were. Of course the Cybermen awoke from their tombs in Tomb of the Cybermen and took over the Universe. Of course Cybermen destroyed Earth by taking all of it's energy and placing it onto Mondas in 1986. Of course I haven't seen the Classics. Uh huh. Sure. Ok.
3 days, 18 hours ago on No Series 9 Story for Neil Gaiman
@ElyotWren @DocWhoFan @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. I'd much rather like to think, just like people in reality, Cybermen cannot function without a head, and nor can a head function without a body. Hey, those guys from Attack of the Cybermen only needed a Cyberhead to fly a ship, it's usefulness was gone otherwise.
@ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. @SonicTheHedgehogRules Gold had to go into their life support to actually do damage, but they obviously keep away if it happened. Within the Classics anyway. I found that aspect of Nightmare in Silver boring, and something I like to dub the Superman Effect, in which you make something so powerful and so indestructible they become, well, boring. I feel such rapid adaptation to multiple firearms completely ridiculous, and highlights a point I had which was, basically up until Series 8, Cybermen were nothing but robotic walking computer puppets that anyone used for whatever they wanted. I feel the concept itself is actually quite terrifying, and I agree with you on that one, but the execution was poor, and I feel this can be blamed on the previously mentioned Superman Effect. What was wrong with just replicating what Real Time did? You heard bones snapping and blood spurting everywhere when someone was converted. It was a gruesome, horrific thing to think about, and the entire concept of Cybermen is based on a What If scenario. This concept, I feel, just doesn't appear at all in the New Series (excluding Series 8, of course, and then maybe Rise of the Cybermen/Age of Steel, but even then I don't feel it counts because they aren't real Cybermen.). This is just me though, and power to you for finding it scary.
@The Lazy Cat Hide? Sure, great one, real blast. Rings, however? Erm, no thank you. Let's not repeat that.
3 days, 19 hours ago on No Series 9 Story for Neil Gaiman
@ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. Really? It always surprises me to read comments like this. May I ask how NiS compares to previous Cyber outings, in terms of scariness?
I should probably reiterate what I typed earlier. Neil Gaimen can come back whenever he wants, please, The Doctor's Wife is a modern masterpiece, giving emotion to a character that hardly ever makes it's personality known. Magic like this needs to happen. What I insist that happens is that Neil Gaimen says far, far, FAR away from any Classic monsters or locations. Nightmare in Silver proves he knows jack about the Classics, and I don't care who wrote what parts of it, Neil's name is on it, so it's under his credit. Again, Neil can come back whenever, he's a seriously talented writer, but he's unwelcome to me if he produces another pile of burnt Rassilon's toast like Nightmare in Silver. Cybermen only got their mojo back in Series 8 for the first time since the Classics, let's keep that roll going.
@Beasts_a_Snarling is a Christmas KANDY I like Series 7 more than Series 6. Well, 6B to be precise. 6B just really rubs me the wrong way, nothing but the final episode adds up to 6A.
@Father Doctavarium Christmas @SonicTheHedgehogRules I'm a huge Cyberman fan, and I found Nightmare in Silver offensive to everything writers have done with them. Dare I say it, the Cybusmen were written better than whatever the hell was in Nightmare in Silver. They're not Cybermen as far as I'm concerned. Real Cybermen appeared in Death in Heaven for the first time since Silver Nemesis, and that's how it stays for me. Anything anyone else says is just a myth to me.
Good. You need more time to recover from your catastrophe of an episode in Series 7.
3 days, 20 hours ago on No Series 9 Story for Neil Gaiman
I'm 100% hoping for an alien companion. When was the last time we had one, Nyssa? And in terms of Expanded Universe, Majenta Pryce, of what I recall anyway. I seriously think we need an alien companion. For a main character who's so alien, why not tip the scales?
4 days, 16 hours ago on 4 Different Types of Companions Doctor Who Should Consider
@supermoff @SonicTheHedgehogRules Isn't nearly 5 years enough for Captain Jack though? I can understand River, but I think Jack's time is ready.
4 days, 18 hours ago on “Jack & River Returns Would Have to be Seismic” – Moffat
C'mon Moffat, you're smart enough to come up with anything for Captain Jack! And I'm sure the same can be said about River! LET'S A GO!
4 days, 20 hours ago on “Jack & River Returns Would Have to be Seismic” – Moffat
Good thing there are no Sontarans perverting the course for the design of this new site. After all, it's Doctor Who TV. Reborn. And it seems not a moment too soon...
Ok I'll stop now. ^_^
5 days, 14 hours ago on Site Update: Christmas 2014
@Notsosmartguy Agent of C.H.R.I.S.T.M.A.S. @supermoff wants Clara in Series 9 for Christmas! @Switcharoo I'm pretty sure DWTV is a group of lifeforms of pure consciousness, who feed upon our torment with polls. THE EVIL POLLS OF EVIL EVILNESS!
5 days, 15 hours ago on Site Update: Christmas 2014
@Notsosmartguy Agent of C.H.R.I.S.T.M.A.S. @Switcharoo Because DWTV is a Zygon in disguise!
This new design is certainly making me giddy! Good thing the moment was prepared for, as we weren't really expecting anyone else but DWTV.
@Planet of the Deaf Oh yes, just testing it on my iPad and iPhone, new layout is definitely very mobile friendly. Speaking of mobile devices, does DWTV remember they have an app? It's a really awesome app, wish it was updates and put on more devices. At least, I think it's only on iOS...
@TheCyberDoctor is Upgrading Christmas @SonicTheHedgehogRules I didn't really want the old one to go, but I'll always remember when that version was DWTV.
@no_tweeter @SonicTheHedgehogRules Ah yes, got that sorted, thanks.
5 days, 15 hours ago on Weird and Wonderful
I suppose the old one was wearing a bit thin. This one feels different this time...
I'm sorry, this is quite possibly the best Weird and Wonderful ever. That awesome poster (needs a Hi Res version immediately) AND every Classic episode at once? I'M IN HEAVEN...
6 days, 14 hours ago on Weird and Wonderful
@Mark McCullough Absolutely right. I feel people who don't a female Doctor are those who really view the Doctor as a male character, and whilst I'm personally one of these people, I'm neutral on the subject. Just give us good scripts and I'm dandy with it.
6 days, 22 hours ago on Poll: A Female Doctor
@Regenerated Catterson celebrates Super Christmas @SonicTheHedgehogRules @joe4 You might be looking at one side of the fanbase. You can't really get a general consensus on something like this. Us here on DWTV, DWM readers, and even people who review the episodes aren't really enough to understand how everyone likes something within the show.
@Regenerated Catterson celebrates Super Christmas @joe4 I'm pretty sure not everyone tolerated a female Master. I personally accepted it, but I disagree with it because the Rani didn't come back first. That's another discussion though.
@immichaelcatlin You make an interesting point there. I mean, if a female Doctor is cast, what happens when she's done her tenure? We'll go into non-standard genders? It's an interesting thing to think about.