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@Toa Kongosoha can FEEEEL THE POWERRRR!!!!  I agree that Anthony Ainley's Master (sorry Ainley fans) was very much just a cliché, but I couldn't disagree more when it comes to Delgado. He is the definitive Master for me! But other than that, I would agree that RTD really did bring The Master back in style and give great development to his relationship with The Doctor. Although on your other point Big Finish did do wonders for their relationship in "Master".

10 hours, 21 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@TheNightmareChild @TardisBoy!  The sad thing is, that vomit-drenched potted plant would probably make a better companion than Adam.

10 hours, 53 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@ Notsosmartguy  @TardisBoy!  I think that sums it up nicely!  XD

10 hours, 55 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@ Notsosmartguy  @Antee991166  @Russell T DaftDalek @Supermoff, member of CATS @Mark McCullough @Mikeyboss182  They're definitely the best of Series 7 IMO. We're getting Whithouse back for Series 9, if the Gods are generous, then we might get Cross back as well!

10 hours, 59 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@Russell T DaftDalek @Supermoff, member of CATS @Mark McCullough @Mikeyboss182  Although, I find that in both of Neil Cross's scripts she is absolutely stunning!

11 hours, 2 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@Russell T DaftDalek @Supermoff, member of CATS @Antee991166  @Mark McCullough @Mikeyboss182  That sums up my view of Series 7 Clara. She's likeable, has great moments, but is missing something. Series 8 definitely resolved that problem though.

11 hours, 3 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@Russell T DaftDalek @Antee991166  @Mark McCullough @Mikeyboss182  Maybe in Series 5, but it fell apart in Series 6 & 7A for me. Divorce subplot anyone? *shudders*

11 hours, 7 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@Mark McCullough @Mikeyboss182  It definitely had the best character development since the RTD era for me.

11 hours, 9 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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Great article! RTD definitely was the master of characters. While I think Rose's development went a bit pear-shaped, it still wasn't that bad and he created so many other brilliant, well developed characters that I forgive him.

11 hours, 10 minutes ago on Top 12 Best Written Russell T Davies Characters

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@The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @Antee991166   Sorry, but I've just never understood the love for Osgood. She was more 2 dimensional than the Boneless for me.

14 hours, 52 minutes ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Complete Results

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I can't understand how people can vote Osgood over Kate Stewart. Kate is better in just about every single way for me. Oh well, I guess it won't be a problem in future polls! Muuaahhahaha! (sorry Osgood fans)

14 hours, 54 minutes ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Complete Results

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A little strange that Keeley Hawes came 2nd place in the "Best guest actress" category and yet came last in the "Best Villain" category. I guess people only liked her for her acting. 

14 hours, 59 minutes ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Complete Results

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While not many of my choices came first, a lot of came 2nd and 3rd still. Happy with the positions of Danny Pink and Half-Faced Man. Very happy with the position of "Mummy on the Orient Express"!  : )

15 hours, 1 minute ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Complete Results

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“It’s a little early to start teasing it too much". Its never too early! 

22 hours, 40 minutes ago on Moffat Confirms His Next Two Stories for Series 9

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@Huknar @TheNightmareChild, lone agent @TardisBoy!  Yeah, I never found the daughter reveal to be the "game changer" Moffat promised it would be.  : /

1 day, 13 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 4)

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@Mark McCullough @Trillian  A while ago I would have gone for 10 & Donna as well, but Series 8 has meant that 12 & Clara have taken the lead for me.

1 day, 14 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 4)

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Don't agree that "Listen" had the best pre-title sequence but it was still very good. Definitely agree that Capaldi had the best debut, I need to see more of Gomez before I form a proper opinion. While I narrowly prefer Series 5, I'm still very glad that Series 8 has been so well received. However, on the flipside I still struggle to see the appeal of "Listen". For me its just 45 minutes of stuff. Some of its very good stuff, but it just doesn't feel interconnected at all for me.

1 day, 15 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 4)

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Well I think Mr. Davison is little bit biased on the subject.  : p

But seriously, I never really liked Jenny (although Georgia Moffett's acting was top notch) and I doubt that many casual viewers even remember her. On the subject of a female Doctor, I'm afraid I do find myself agreeing with him, although I'm still prepared to be proven wrong on the subject. I do think the danger of stereotyping would be a big issue to get around.

1 day, 17 hours ago on Davison Wants To See Doctor’s Daughter Spin-Off

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@The_Eternal_Dalek @Antee991166   I know that, but it essentially was in celebration of the show lasting 10 years.

2 days, 11 hours ago on Could Gallifrey Be in Omega’s Dimension?

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@TardisBoy!  It probably isn't a good idea to get overexcited, but we were all convinced that Missy couldn't possibly be The Master and look what happened. It feels like anything's possible now. Plus it would be an absolutely amazing cliffhanger!

2 days, 11 hours ago on Could Gallifrey Be in Omega’s Dimension?

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Also, this year is the 10th anniversary of the shows return and Omega first appeared for the original 10th anniversary. Just saying...


*crosses fingers*



2 days, 11 hours ago on Could Gallifrey Be in Omega’s Dimension?

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Very nice theory! Until Series 9 comes out, that's going to be my head canon.

2 days, 11 hours ago on Could Gallifrey Be in Omega’s Dimension?

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Oh wow brilliant! I agree with all of these! Mathieson No. 1 writer! Heeeeeeeelllllllll Yeeeeeeaaaaahhhhhh!

2 days, 15 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 3)

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A very interesting article. I will admit that my knowledge of transgender is very limited so I'm probably not really qualified to talk about it any professional sort of way. I'm pretty convinced that no offence was meant by any of these writers whatsoever and I do hope the show improves on its record.

3 days, 11 hours ago on Little Boxes Will Make You Angry: Doctor Who and Transphobia

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Once again I only fully agree with one of these, the Boneless, but all of them are still very well deserved. Series 8 had some of the best villains/monsters in quite sometime. Series 6 was too focused on the Silence and Kovarian and Series 7 failed to execute its good ideas, but with the exception of the Spider Germs, all of the monsters in this series had great moments.

3 days, 15 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 2)

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Very interesting read! You can never have enough science!

4 days, 11 hours ago on Sciencey Wiencey: Listen

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@Jamesanash101, Member of CATS @Antee991166   I completely agree, which is why I can't understand why so many people have fallen madly in love with her.

4 days, 14 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 1)

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@Supermoff, member of CATS @Antee991166  @Doctavarium is Having a Blast  Well I am open to my opinion changing on her, it will just take more effort that it has for most people. Of course its pretty rare for me to fall in love with character's when they've only had about 10 minutes of proper screen time, so we'll just have to wait and see.

4 days, 14 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 1)

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@Doctavarium is Having a Blast @Antee991166   While I want another companion, if its Shona I wouldn't be so enthusiastic.

4 days, 14 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 1)

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@Jamesanash101, Member of CATS @Antee991166   I would agree that she is like Donna and Lucie Miller, except she has none of their personality.

4 days, 14 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 1)

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@TheNightmareChild, lone agent @Antee991166   I suppose I can agree with that, but she's not much of an improvement IMO.

4 days, 15 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 1)

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I only really agree with Best Lead Actor, but I don't strongly disagree with any of them. (apart from Best Female Guest Actor (what is it people see in Shona?))

4 days, 15 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (Part 1)

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Great article! I think he definitely appears more striking because we automatically compare him to his immediate predecessors, Smith and Tennant who were definitely more on the lighter side (but still with great dark moments). But you're absolutely right in saying he takes a lot of older traits and mixes them with some new ones, which is the right way to create a Doctor! Plus, I'd argue that some of the actions of the 7th Doctor still outstrip anything the 12th has done.

5 days, 11 hours ago on Is Twelve Really So Different to Previous Doctors?

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Interesting article but here are my problems with your argument:


1. Yes a movie could increase Doctor Who's popularity, but at what cost? Many movies have alterations made to them so that they are popular and break even. This could be seriously detrimental to the quality of the series, especially considering one of its greatest strengths is that it comes from the clear visions of the writing staff. Interfere with that, and you lost something very important.


2. This is arguably the strongest argument since Doctor Who, for all its success, is still severely limited on a BBC budget. While I don't think special effects are in any way the most important part of the show, if a movie was the only way to bring a particular story to life then I could understand the reason to do so. However, I am completely opposed to the idea of re-making stories. They're perfect as they are and don't need to be altered.


3. This would actually limit Doctor Who's appeal since it would mean it would only be possible to see a Doctor's premiere on the big screen. This would exclude people who have no access to cinema screenings and would also be a real shame since Doctor Who will always be at its heart a television series and losing that on an episode as important as a Doctor's premiere would be a real shame.


4. In fairness I don't think a movie would destroy Doctor Who, its been through much harder times in the past. But I also struggle to see what benefit it would bring.


Your points are well argued, but I'm afraid I simply can't see the need. The only exception would be if there was a story that could only be done on the big screen, but I've yet to see that. 

6 days, 11 hours ago on Why A Doctor Who Movie Is A Good Idea

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@Planet of the Deaf  Well in fairness Jo is still one of only a few companions that lasted 3 seasons, alongside the likes of Jamie, Sarah-Jane and Tegan. Plus Jo is pretty much (as far as I know) a companion loved by all, whereas Clara is still quite divisive.

6 days, 16 hours ago on Doctor Who In Perspective 1970-1974

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Fantastic article! A brilliant and in-depth summary into one of the greatest era's of Doctor Who! While Jon Pertwee isn't one of my favourite Doctor's he is still brilliant and the companions as well. From the intellectual Liz Shaw, to the bubbly and yet kind Jo Grant and finally Sarah-Jane Smith who hardly needs an introduction. The UNIT family also added much to the era, with the Brigadier being one of the greatest characters in the show's history. Special praise has to be given to Barry Letts the producer and Terrance Dicks the script editor, who oversaw the era in a creative capacity. Also strong praise for Robert Holmes and Malcolm Hulke, some of the best writers in the show's history.

6 days, 17 hours ago on Doctor Who In Perspective 1970-1974

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I know I'm in the minority, but I've never understood the love for Rory Williams. I always found him pretty boring and never quite bought Darvill's acting (although he's great in other programmes I've seen him in so I don't know what happened). In some episodes he was quite enjoyable and interesting (probably The Girl Who Waited) and I never hated him, but I've always failed to see the appeal. The same has happened with the likes of Osgood and most recently Shona.

1 week ago on The 12 Best Written Moffat Characters

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Interesting article! While I think RTD created better characters overall, there's no denying Moffat has created plenty of brilliant ones as well. Out of the ones mentioned, the greatest for me would have to be 11, 12 and Clara but I wouldn't call any of them bad.

1 week ago on The 12 Best Written Moffat Characters

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Easily Peter Capalid. I need to see more of Gomez before I can form a proper opinion.

1 week ago on Best of 2014 Awards #15: Outstanding Debut

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@Russell T DaftDalek @Antee991166   Well I'll sue you then! : p

But seriously, each to their own, differences make the world interesting.

1 week, 1 day ago on Best of 2014 Awards #14: Moffat Series

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@Russell T DaftDalek  1. Series 5 - Fav: The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang  Worst: The Beast Below

2. Series 8 - Fav: Mummy on the Orient Express  Worst: In the Forest of the Night

3. Series 7 - Fav: The Rings of Akhaten (go ahead sue me!!! : p) Worst: JTTCOTT

4. Series 6 - Fav: The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon  Worst: The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People

1 week, 1 day ago on Best of 2014 Awards #14: Moffat Series

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Great article! John Hurt played it perfectly (which is to be expected) and brought the fantastic character of the War Doctor to life. While I wish there was more darkness rather than just grumpiness, the weight of emotional guilt hanging on to him was still very effective. I've yet to get round to reading "Engines of War" due to Big Finish taking up so much of my time and money, but I hope to get round to reading it eventually. Unfortunately he simply wasn't around long enough for me to form a proper opinion on his Doctor. The same thing occurred with Paul McGann until I listened to his audios. Nevertheless he was still brilliant and I agree with pretty much everything in this article.

1 week, 1 day ago on Why I Love The War Doctor

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Series 5 and 8 are both brilliant to me. Series 7 is mostly good but with some duds. Series 6 is a mixture of very good, meh and terrible for me.

1 week, 1 day ago on Best of 2014 Awards #14: Moffat Series

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I've got to still vote for Series 5 since the finale was just so much better (although Dark Water/Death in Heaven is still good). Its very close though so Series 8 is only just behind. My full order would be:


1. Series 5

2. Series 8

3. Series 7

4. Series 6

1 week, 1 day ago on Best of 2014 Awards #14: Moffat Series

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@The Watchful Guardian @Gustaff  The Doctor's age is a mess continuity wise. 2 said he was 450, 3 implied he was thousands of years old,4 said he was 759, 6 said he was 900, 7 said he was 953. Its just too messy to be reliable. In my head canon The Doctor's probably somewhere over 3000 years old.

1 week, 1 day ago on Tennant Won’t Be Returning Again Anytime Soon

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@The Watchful Guardian @Antee991166   I wouldn't mind if a classic Doctor, McGann or Eccleston (I hope!) would come back, but I do think it is too soon for Tennant and Smith.

1 week, 1 day ago on Tennant Won’t Be Returning Again Anytime Soon

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Happy Birthday John Hurt!

1 week, 1 day ago on Happy Birthday, Sir John Hurt!

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I agree with this, lets wait until the 60th anniversary. The same applies to Smith. Multi-Doctor stories should be something special IMO. If you have them too often then you lose the impact and the joy of seeing a past Doctor again. Also, before anyone throws it out there, I don't think "The Two Doctors" is a good example of a multi-Doctor non-anniversary story since it isn't very highly regarded.

1 week, 1 day ago on Tennant Won’t Be Returning Again Anytime Soon

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@DWTV is No Thrills DWTV  That's true, I can't see Downtown Abbey fans being hard-core followers of either Doctor Who or Sherlock.

1 week, 2 days ago on 2015 National Television Awards UPDATE

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@TardisBoy!  Ahh I see.

1 week, 2 days ago on 2015 National Television Awards UPDATE

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