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1) The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang

2) Dark Water/Death in Heaven

3) Bad Wolf/Parting of the Ways

4) The Name of the Doctor

5) Utopia/The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords

6) The Stolen Earth/Journey's End

7) Army of Ghosts/Doomsday

8) The Wedding of River Song

5 days ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 8

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You missed 8) Into the Dalek.

5 days, 1 hour ago on Doctor Who TV Readers’ Final Series 8 Episode Ranking

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1) Mummy on the Orient Express (10/10)

2) Flatline (10/10)

3) Listen (10/10)

4) Into the Dalek (9/10)

5) Dark Water/Death in Heaven (9/10)

6) Deep Breath (9/10)

7) Kill the Moon (9/10)

8) Time Heist (8/10)

9) The Caretaker (8/10)

10) Robot of Sherwood (7/10)

11) In the Forest of the Night (4/10)

5 days ago on Doctor Who TV Readers’ Final Series 8 Episode Ranking

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And so, on this day, we celebrate the birth of the cruel wordsmith. The man who feeds on the fear of the children he terrifies; with such monstrous creations consisting of stone psychopaths, forgotten bogeymen, ticking demons and shadowed swarms. To this man, after everything he has done, there is only one thing I could ever say.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, STEVEN!!!!

It breaks my heart that people still give him hell on social media. He doesn't deserve the hate he gets. People just like to cling on to his less generally favourable scripts like The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe, Let's Kill Hitler and Wedding of River Song (and some people still love those episodes). But forget about his other great ones like: Blink, Listen, Day of the Doctor, Pandorica Opens/Big Bang, The Empty Child/Doctor Dances, The Girl in the Fireplace, The Eleventh Hour, Deep Breath, A Good Man Goes to War, A Christmas Carol, Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon, Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead, The Snowmen, The Name of the Doctor, Bells of Saint John, Time of the Doctor, Dark Water/Death in Heaven.

This man clearly loves the show, with good reason too, and clearly devotes everything to it. Not to mention him and Gatiss' work on Sherlock, which is equally amazing. So allow me to thank him for everything, and wish The Moff the very best of birthdays.

4 days, 22 hours ago on Happy Birthday, Steven Moffat!

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Just for fun, what did Love and Monsters get?

6 days, 17 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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Yeah, Series 4 was bad. Particularly when Stolen Earth built it up so well. Other than 4 & 6, all the finales established, in some way, the 'thing' that was involved with the resolution before or during the problem was set (when I say problem, I mean when the enemies plan is set in motion or what ever the universe ending thing has started). The Heart of the TARDIS established a whole episode prior, both the wall to the void and clamps established in Army of Ghosts, Pandorica established before universe ends, etc... So no, I don't dislike them all, aside from S3. Still don't understand why The Doctor turned into Tinkerbell from millions of people thinking about him and some satellites, but at least Archangel was established. They didn't reveal it when The Doctor Tinkerbelled.

Series 6 however set the problem, then didn't even hint at what could be used for the solution until half a year later. That's what I mean. Otherwise the resolution just feels like a cop out. Writing youself into a corner, but then having to add in something brand new because you got stuck. Resolutions should make us go, "oh of course, why didn't I think of that" or, "yeah, that makes sense" at the very least. Unfortunately not a lot do, which is a shame. But I have faith in The Moff. He's only truly let me down once. S5 was brilliant. S7 wasn't great, but worked. S8 I loved, even if the resolution was too easy; It worked and didn't feel shoved in though.

6 days, 17 hours ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 6

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I think it's just the lighting.

6 days, 20 hours ago on 2014 Christmas Special: Children in Need Clip

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What happened with Danny was hardly The Doctor's fault; he didn't run him over now did he? So why would travelling again mean that she'd forgotten about Danny?

Why would she have ruined "yet another" Christmas, if she hasn't before? Without her presence last year The Doctor would never have gotten his new regeneration cycle, so he would have died, so the show would be over.

And I'm not sure you understand what 'devious' means. It means she would be doing something with cunning and dishonesty. I'm confused with how she would be devious as she wouldn't be cunning (or dishonest in everyone but your eyes). There are plenty of adjectives to choose from; might I suggest 'self-centred'? But as I've pointed out above: She really wouldn't be.

6 days, 20 hours ago on 2014 Christmas Special: Children in Need Clip

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"Not even the Moff would be so mean to kill her at Christmas."

He sort of already has in a way, then the following year he killed off 11. So who knows. I personally hope she stays; I don't want Clara to go yet.

6 days, 21 hours ago on 2014 Christmas Special: Children in Need Clip

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Because it isn't necessary; people are free to criticise without being prompted to give their own ideas. We are not writers (apart from the ones that are, in which case everyone but them) but that doesn't mean we can't criticise others writing. By that logic, I can't listen to a song and criticise the lyrics unless I myself am a musician.

If there was never any critique, then people would never improve at their craft; we don't need to give our ideas. In this case it was simply a cop out because Moffat backed himself too far into a corner, so my idea is don't do that next time; at least lay the foundations of resolution from that very beginning.

6 days, 22 hours ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 6

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HE'S IN HIS 50s!?

1 week, 1 day ago on Happy Birthday, Paul McGann

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I'd really like a Companion from the past, possibly Victorian since that's the most suited. Because then you can have a contemporary London episode, but have the companion in awe, the same way a modern companion would the future, for the episode. That really would highlight how amazing the modern day we take for granted is.

I was a little disappointed when Victorian Clara died. I'd have loved her to come on board, not that I don't like Modern Clara or anything.

It's better to have a past companion rather then a future one or alien since that could take the glamour from the travels. Modern/Past companions would have never seen some of the sights they see. But future/alien ones may have.

1 week, 2 days ago on Moffat Mulls Future Companion Not Being Another Earth Girl

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For me it's:

Pandorica Opens/Big Bang 10/10

Dark Water/Death in Heaven 9/10

The Name of the Doctor 9/10

Bad Wolf/Parting of the Ways 8/10

Utopia/Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords 8/10

The Stolen Earth/Journey's End 7/10

Army of Ghosts/Doomsday 5/10

Wedding of River Song 3/10

1 week, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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Series 8

Series 4

Series 5

Series 1

Series 3

Series 7b

Series 2

Series 7a

Series 6

1 week, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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Moffat did strongly hint The Master's return in Extra.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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I know what you mean. Killing Osgood and Seb was enough for me.

CyberBrig. That's a new spin off that has to happen. 'The Adventures of CyberBrig, The Paternoster Gang, Capt. Jack, River Song and The 8th Doctor'

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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Doctor Chang - dead!

Osgood - dead!

Kate - dead (we thought at the time.)

Danny - basically dead!

By the time Seb died I cried out "Moffat, I get it. We forgive you for constantly bringing people back. Just PLEASE stop killing people I like!"

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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I don't believe there will be a special. They just had the 50th. But I would like Tennant, Smith and (finger crossed, cause it won't happen) Eccleston to be in the series 9 finale.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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1. Not necessarily, could be up to 2 weeks. And maybe his body was being prepared for a funeral when it was out. Would have been about time.

2. She didn't go get the Brig or the boy. They died on Earth previous to that date. Every human in history that died was converted. She went and got people like Gretchen and Half Face (probably because he wasn't 100% human.) to remind him of the people that died to save him, as if they were his soldiers.

3. The Master became a woman, I think that's a bigger enemy change than the Cybermen can fly. She probably upgraded them specifically to make them more powerful, besides people complained about them being rubbish. And to be fair they weren't that powerful. Now they are.

4. It was established he could do that in Forest of the Dead in 2008. Since then he's clicked to open about 4 times. 2 of them were Clara. He rarely does it.

5. The nethersphere wasn't completely deactivated. When the Cybermen blew up they died again, so it's to be assumed that the recently deceased when back until it fully deactivated.

6. Clara wasn't exactly trying to explain every detail, just the basics to prove she's The Doctor. I'd be annoyed if she did go into detail for no reason.

7. Maybe they were forced. And the invasion started before they forced Danny. The boy was probably kept alive to upset Danny and make him delete himself. Then would have been deleted. Seb was an AI programmed by The Master so making them delete themselves is exactly the kind of cruelty you can expect from her.

8. The Master did say how she survived. She was saved by The Doctor when he saved Gallifrey. He also mentioned she had a TARDIS so she could travel up and down his timeline.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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You misunderstand. Missy told him she wasn't "going to kill [him], until [he] say[s] something nice." Meaning if he didn't say something nice, she wouldn't have killed him.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Dark Water

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Because The Master is insane.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Poll: The Missy Reveal

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Unsure, and here's why. I'm glad The Master is back, and I think if there ever was a woman to play him (master is originally male, so when I'm talking about him in general I'm still refer to the master as male) Michelle Gomez is the one.

However, that said. I'm really annoyed with how obvious it all was. I mean how many people guessed Missy = Mistress = Master? A lot, maybe not everyone, but a lot. It was very anti climactic. And I'm wary of the kiss. I know he's insane and mix that with his new female mind then it some thing she would do. But it feels wrong. It's like if Batman made out with the Joker it's all kinds of no.

One last point is that I'm happy for a female Master. But there is this nagging thing that screams that Moffat is testing for a female Doctor, which I'm against from a production point of view, the Doctor is a male with a female companion. It's iconic, and should be one of the few things that mustn't change. (Not for sexist reasons before anyone claims that I am!)

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Poll: The Missy Reveal

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I doubt it'll happen, not that I'm against it, but I don't think it's a big enough twist to bother with as there really isn't anywhere to go with it other than a repeat of 10/rose but with a bloke.

3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Dalek episodes:

Dalek, Bad Wolf/Parting of the Ways, Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks, The Stolen Earth/Journey's End, Victory of the Daleks, The Big Bang (TPO was really just a cameo), Asylum of the Daleks ,Day of the Doctor, Time of the Doctor, Into the Dalek

TOTAL - 15

Cyberman episodes:

Rise of the Cybermen/Age of Steel, Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, The Next Doctor, The Pandorica Opens, Closing Time, Nightmare in Silver, Dark Water/Death in Heaven

TOTAL - 10

Yeah, uh. Nope the Cybermen haven't beaten the Daleks.

3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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The kid that Danny killed.

3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Thank you, it's really irratiting to be anti-female Doctor since everybody plays the 'sexist' card.

The Master I'm not too annoyed at since he (and I'm referring to him as male when referring to the Master in general since he was originally male) isn't in the show as much as The Doctor.

3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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It was fantastic, up until that awful Missy is the Master twi- in fact, no. It's not even I twist considering almost everybody had thought of her being the Master.

3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Amazing episode, until that revelation. How obvious did Moffat want to make it! Everyone guessed Missy=Mistress=Master after Deep Breath.

3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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I think you mean Kovarian, not Vastra.

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Introduction to Dark Water

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Vincent and the Doctor or Mummy on the Orient Express? I'm going with Vincent because it is a beautiful episode with the scene when Vincent sees his legacy :')

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Face-Off: New Writer Debuts

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Maybe the Time Lords (somehow) sent them both to somehow work to bring back Gallifrey because in their eyes The Doctor isn't doing what is necessary.

Rani/Master make an unlikely duo and might hate eachother, but are willing to work together. In the picture with them both Missy looked quite bored whilst Seb looked mad. That's their relationship right there.

That's my mental theory. Actually it's my 17th... I really need sleep.

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Dark Water Advance Preview

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WE'VE barely seen Danny. Don't forget, months have passed in Clara's perspective. Also that rumour may not necessarily be true.

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Dark Water Advance Preview

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I think Journey's End and The Big Bang had no trailers whatsoever so not to spoil the cliffhanger. (Doctor doesn't regenerate/Amy comes back to life.) so if the cliffhanger to Dark Water makes us genuinely question if someone dies or not (not "we know they'll survive but how?" type questions) or anything on those lines, then I doubt any kind of trailer.

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Dark Water Advance Preview

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Loving the alliteration. Almost makes me wish she was.

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Dark Water Advance Preview

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I really want Missy to be The Rani and Seb to be The Master.

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Dark Water Advance Preview

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I can't tell the Capaldi/Gomez chemistry is going to be great.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Dark Water Clip

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Happy Birthday, Matt! We miss you, rest assured that Peter's doing an amazing job that'll make you proud :')

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Happy Birthday, Matt Smith!

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Bonkers theory #476:

Missy is The Rani and Seb is The Master and they are working together for something. (unlikely, but I really want this to happen).

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Dark Water Promo Pics

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I've always loved NiS. It's mainly the unfortunate circumstance of overhype, as it was Neil Gaimen's second episode, that made it disappointing for most of the fandom. And Artie/Angie gave it no help, along with sgt. useless and her team of buffoons. Plus the Cybermen could do with a bit more screen time. And the episode would have stood a better chance as a two parter (The Last Cyberman/Nightmare in Silver, that was the original title) that way there would be no 'rushed' resolution, more character development and better opportunities to see the amusement park.

But other than that, Cybermen were redeemed from Closing Time in my opinion. The Cyberplanner made things much more interesting.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Why I Love… Nightmare in Silver

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I knew having Chris Adderson would be great. He's very funny (imo, I know some people find him annoying) and was brilliant alongside Capaldi in The Thick of It.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Dark Water Promo Pics

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Yeah, I'd like to to see the Series 9 finale be multi Doctor. Bring back McGann, Tennant and Smith (if those two don't feel too soon) and hopefully (against all odds) Eccleston; the first Doctor of the new series, in an episode penned by Moffat and RTD.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss In the Forest of the Night

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"The dead don't come back"

I can hear Rory laughing from here.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Dark Water TV Trailer

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Well, welcome to the week that'll feel like it'll go on forever and ever and ever. And then next week is exactly the same (probably longer).

4 weeks ago on Next Time: Dark Water

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I assumed that 'dark' was synonomous with evil. And Dark Water refered to the River Styx. That or Dark Water was a placeholder for a spoilery title. But I think it's too late for it to be that now.

4 weeks ago on Next Time: Dark Water

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I think he means couldn't The Doctor sense Missy.

4 weeks ago on Next Time: Dark Water

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Plus side. You don't have to wait a week for Death in Heaven.

4 weeks ago on Next Time: Dark Water

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I think Clara is sleeper agent. She's lived out a normal life, believing it to be real, then Missy 'activates' her. It explains why Missy gave her the phone number, why the TARDIS doesn't like her and why Missy claimed to have 'chosen well'.

4 weeks ago on Next Time: Dark Water

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And that is just part 1 folks.

4 weeks ago on Next Time: Dark Water

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6/10

It was a good idea. And the idea that the trees were helping us was good.

But the Annabelle ending was just too much cheese to bear. Ah well. Can't like them all.

Since it's become tradition on this site now, might as well.

Mummy on the Orient Express 10/10

Listen 10/10

Flatline 10/10

Kill the Moon 10/10

Into the Dalek 9/10

Deep Breath 9/10

Time Heist 8/10

The Caretaker 8/10

Robot of Sherwood 7/10

In the Forest of the Night 6/10

4 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss In the Forest of the Night

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And on the DVD cover. Eye'm sensing a theme here.

4 weeks ago on In the Forest of the Night – 12 Hints & Teasers

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