They are hard to kill, these Rutans.
@Seaborn W Deadman I don't think it's been too dark at all, I haven't laughed at Doctor Who this much since Tom Baker. I thought David and Matt were too dark sometimes. What has he done that was too much?
7 hours, 24 minutes ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon
@Rani Nose Not only is he more gruff, but he has also been clueless and seriously wrong at important points in all four episodes.
That is pretty normal for the Doctor, He's been pretty much the same for 50 years :)
11 hours, 31 minutes ago on Open Discussion: Is There More to Clara Than We Think?
I think the Doctor will save the moon but maybe not all the astronauts. The Courtney character has peaked my curiosity and I'm looking forward to seeing her :)
13 hours, 10 minutes ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon
I must say I'm really looking forward to the Mummy. I wonder if The Doctor will say
"Are you my mummy" :)
13 hours, 13 minutes ago on Tantalising Details on Episodes 5-8 of Series 8
The main role of the companion was to ask the right questions, I'm surprised Moff didn't mention that. As for Clara I guess we will see where he is taking her story but we know it will be big.
13 hours, 29 minutes ago on Open Discussion: Is There More to Clara Than We Think?
Another great review, This episode is growing on me :)
The only thing that seems to escape explanation is that there IS a monster under that bedspread which we all saw for a brief moment :O
1 day, 13 hours ago on Listen Review
Great article, Makes lots of sense. I personally am not to bothereed by the scene as it doesn't spoil anything and it's great to see little snippets of the Doctors past :)
1 day, 14 hours ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant
@Angie Whodini escapes from under the bed The moon rotates on it's axis like the earth so there is no dark side but the same side always faces the earth :)
2 days, 8 hours ago on DWM #478: Dark Side of the Moon
@ Notsosmartguy: Time Thievious Racoonus @Polyphase I suppose so but I thought blurting out his name which she new was a secret doesn't seem in character for someone so intelligent :)
2 days, 12 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
Dark Side of the Moon? Oh dear, Is that an Oxymoron?
2 days, 13 hours ago on DWM #478: Dark Side of the Moon
@TheNightmareChild Teller? Hwow do you know who that is ?
2 days, 13 hours ago on Time Heist Promo Pics
Uh Oh, Clara's wearing that boys suit again. IMO not a good look :(
So everyone who owns a TV has to pay a licence fee? Do you have to pay for every TV you own or is it just a set fee? I must say I'm surprised that they still have this system over there whereas here in Australia every tax payer pays 12.2 cents per day to fund our ABC
2 days, 13 hours ago on Why The Decline in Overnight Ratings Doesn’t Matter
I liked it a lot more after the 2nd watch. Peter is as good as it gets and is really cementing himself as The Doctor. Clara is great too, Her face can be very expressive which becomes obvious at the end when she is under the bed. She can't allow the Doctor to meet himself and instinctively grabs the young Doctor by the ankle instantly realising the connotations, You can see in those few seconds the shock of realisation. This however makes the restaurant scenes seem out of character(Clara shy? Unlikely)
The Doctor screaming at her to get in the Tardis was also a great scene, I could go on and on :)
2 days, 15 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
After Deep Breath I said I couldn't understand everything being said but It's not the accent in my case but the background noise and music that overpowers the dialogue. On the point of speaking fast I thought Matt was the worst for that and it took me a few viewings to catch everything.
3 days, 12 hours ago on Is Capaldi’s Accent Causing Issues?
@The Outer Space K9 I looked and looked and couldn't find one spoiler anywhere. You must have been very quick to find it all :)
3 days, 13 hours ago on Next Time: Time Heist
Never seen him in anything but I'm not sure I like the idea of that character. Not a fan of the old Christmas stories and was hoping for something original, fingers crossed :)
3 days, 13 hours ago on Nick Frost Cast in Christmas Special?
@dills18 Satan Pit I think, Which just goes to show how little the ratings mean in the long term
3 days, 13 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator
Yes there was and it was Orsons hairstyle :)
Actually I thought Clara implanted the monster in the Doctors head when she grabbed him on the ankle and the rest was imaginary ?
3 days, 14 hours ago on Poll: Listen – Was there a Monster or not?
@Antee991166 @ilyootha @Andrew_Swallow I thought the W was a reference to the other writer of the 1st episode Webber but you could be right :)
6 days, 9 hours ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis
1) Robots of Sherwood
2) The Unquiet Dead
3) Cold War
4) The Crimson Horror
5) The Idiots Lantern
6) Victory Of The Daleks
7) Night Terrors
6 days, 9 hours ago on Face-Off: The Gatiss Episodes
@Seaborn W Deadman I think that scene is more like the Doctor in the classic series
6 days, 9 hours ago on 2nd Opinion: Robot of Sherwood
Please no, The Doctor already made up his mind besides I thought she wasn't a very good actor. I would rather a male companion maybe someone old
6 days, 10 hours ago on Taking a ‘Journey’ Into the Future: The Next Companion
Don't care about wasting time speculating, Will wait and see waht actually happens :)
6 days, 10 hours ago on A Surprise Ending for Clara?
Who the hell is Orson pink?
6 days, 11 hours ago on Listen Promo Pics
@RieruM If anyone watches that instead of Who then they aren't fans :)
8/10, Not as good as the previous 2 episodes
Great fun episode but Mark is as outragous as ever with the characters being so comedic. I particularly liked the robots helmet design, Thought it was a very classic style. Liked the spoon/sword fight, something the 7th doctor my have done and Ben Miller was fantastic :)
6 days, 13 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Robot of Sherwood
@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey
He had very little respect for human life especially non-British, His fixation with saving the British Empire above ending the wars quickly etc.
The Doctor historically doesn't get along with people like that
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Into the Dalek Spoiler-Free Review
@EyebrowsAttack miniaturised journey a la Fantastic Journey
Or indeed the 4th Doctor adventure, The Invisible Enemy :)
@twoheartsonemind There was a lot of reasons I didn't like it, The paradigm Daleks, The Spitfires in space etc. but it was the portrayal of Churchill that annoyed me the most. It's just too hard to imagine the Doctor being friends with Churchill .
and he did a brilliant job, in fact I thought he was very creepy:)
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Ferdinando on the Possible Return of Half-Face
Deep Breath all the way for me, 11th hour is great but the ending is too corny.
Actually after 4 watchings in less than a week Deep Breath has become my favorite of the last 8 years :)
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath
Apparently Peter swore with delight when he met his very first Dalek :) I can't wait to see his first interaction with them
@9101112 I remember feeling the same way when my favorite Doctor left but it didn't take long for me to move on and accept the newer Doctors one and all. Also the same as you regarding Clara, I feel I know her a bit better and understand her idiosyncrasies :)
3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath
"It's covered with lines, but I didn’t do the frowning. Who frowned me
this face?" And he wonders, "Why this one? Why did I chose this face?
It’s like I’m trying to tell myself something. Like I’m trying to make a
point. But what’s so important that I can’t just tell myself what I'm
This has to be one of my favorite lines from Doctor Who, Absolutely wonderful :)
Looking forward to it, Marks scripts can either be great fun or quite dire. Also his version of history can be silly bordering on ridiculous, Victory of the Daleks for example
3 weeks ago on Robot of Sherwood BBC Synopsis
@XanderH I'm from Australia and I don't struggle too much with the accent just the poor sound. The music and effects are so loud I miss quite a bit of the dialogue. The Americans will cope like the rest of us, They will probably have subtitles, I've even seen that with Australian movies :)
3 weeks ago on Into The Dalek Clips
I thought it was great that Clara's egomania was addressed in such a funny way and I like how the Doctor tricked her into admitting it :)
3 weeks ago on Deep Breath: The Very Best of Clara Oswald
@EyebrowsAttack Yes and If you don't watch the ABC very often It would pass you by. I've already had 2 people say to me that they would have watched if they knew it was on
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Deep Breath Record Overseas Ratings
@Erehwon NZ You have to wait a week to see it ?
@yoshfiction I don't care in the slightest about it, I just don't understand why It is critical to shows survival.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Addressing the Deep Breath Kiss
I always amazed at the percentage of the British population that watch Doctor Who, Over 10%
Compared to Australia about 4.4%
Well done :)
It's not the only time they have struggled with scale. I The Empty Child the bombers over London were flying at about 500ft instead 15000ft which I found a bit silly :)
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Sciencey Wiencey: Deep Breath
Thanks for the lecture but no thanks. Kissing in Doctor Who shouldn't even happen, There's enough soapy dribble on TV without this show going down that path. I find the whole thing even becoming an issue quite strange as I haven't come across any homophobic comments yet
@capaldi3699 And I thought it was a good scene. It's filler like this that Makes the show something special in my opinion :)
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath
@Doctor What @Polyphase Yes and yes. It was much closer to the Classic style. The characters had more to sink their teeth into and Peter himself was amazing. I saw him say in an interview that "I know the Doctor" and I believe him.
@ar2261 BBC America has commercials? I feel sorry for you guys, We are lucky in Australia that our ABC has no ads. Thankyou ABC :)
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath
@The 14th Doctor What are they? They don't look like eyeballs, More like Kang and Kodos from the Simpsons. Maybe they are going to Rigel VII :)
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Into the Dalek Promo Pics
@The Lazy Cat The Doctor: Why does this thing remind me of souffles
Clara: Souffles? What?
@Merganman4 You know the way she called the Doctor her boyfriend was very reminiscent of the way Idris behaved and the heaven really did look like the cloister room. Doesn't make sense though :)