The 14th Doctor
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And he (sorta) went with it in Almost People.
6 hours, 4 minutes ago on Next Time: The Caretaker
Murray Gold said that 11 regenerating didn't make him want to stop using IATD.
6 hours, 6 minutes ago on Next Time: The Caretaker
Guys, can we take a moment to realise that we are entering unleaked territory.
6 hours, 1 minute ago on Next Time: The Caretaker
So far my ratings for Series 8 are:
Deep Breath: 9/10
Into the Dalek: 9/10
Robots of Sherwood: 8/10
Time Hiest: 8/10
I predict a solid 9 for Caretaker, don't let me down Roberts.
6 hours, 8 minutes ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist
Loved the story, characters, concept. Only issues where that the teleport actually looked like a teleport, so I guessed they survived. And The Doctor being the architect was predictable ever since he hinted that the architect could travel in time.
6 hours, 12 minutes ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist
If you've not seen any of Nick Frost's work then I recommend you watch the Cornetto Trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World's End). They also star Simon Pegg and are very very funny.
1 day, 11 hours ago on 2014 Christmas Special Guest Stars Confirmed: Frost, McMullen & Troughton
Blink was great, but Listen added something amazing to the show. Listen was a true character piece on The Doctor.
2 days, 7 hours ago on Face-Off: Blink vs Listen
Question: are these 'spiders' robots or real creatures?
2 days, 9 hours ago on Kill The Moon BBC Synopsis
It seems weird, but it's strange hearing (well.. Reading) Moffat swear XD
3 days, 4 hours ago on Tantalising Details on Episodes 5-8 of Series 8
Can somebody please tell me (because I'm stupid) what the hint to The Doctor's name is?
4 days, 12 hours ago on Listen Review
I don't think it's THAT bad either. It's just the 'Power Rangers' at the end that spoiled it.
5 days, 5 hours ago on Your Verdict on Robot of Sherwood
Well, I've worked out who Frank is playing. I won't say for anyone who's trying to keep in the dark.
Anyone else really looking forward to Kill the Moon? I've always wanted a proper New Who Moon story (smith and jones aside).
5 days, 5 hours ago on DWM #478: Dark Side of the Moon
I imagine that "ON THE NEXT DOCTOR WHO" really spoiled the mood at the end of Listen for our American viewers.
5 days, 13 hours ago on Next Time: Time Heist
You could have Ocean's 13 with all the Doctors. (including Hurt)
6 days, 5 hours ago on Next Time: Time Heist
Two things that ruined JTTCOTT for me were:
1) The Brothers. Truly hateable and awful acting, epecially the big one. "Oi, robot. Fetch me a sandwich I'm starving." Makes me cringe how bad it was delivered. Not to mention that they lied to their brother 'for te lolz'.
2) wasted opportunity. Other than the library we didn't really see many places on board the TARDIS. Like the swimming pool (not a single shot), Clara's room, garden...
Other than that the dialogue between the Doctor and Clara was great. And the scene on the cliff was fantastic.
Oh, I like that. I never considered that the kid was wearing a mask. I just thought that it was a representation of fear and how it makes things seem worse than they are.
6 days, 4 hours ago on Poll: Listen – Was there a Monster or not?
1) It could be that, haven't they always said that The Doctor is mentally linked to the TARDIS? He may have felt Clara linking herself to The TARDIS.
2) It was probably when Clara pointed out that The Doctor didn't want to admit that he's scared of the dark. He realised that she was right, and yeah I imagine trust also played a part.
3) There is no answer to that. There may have been a creature, there may not have been. Either way whatever you decide is up to you. I personally don't think there was anything, but you never know.
6 days, 12 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
Why would they call him "The Doctor"? He hadn't decided that name yet. So they would have to say his real name, revealing it in the process.
The very same.
6 days, 14 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
Well, let me be the first to welcome you to the site :D
And I agree, the episode and series so far have been spectacular.
1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
Orson is Danny's great grandson, possibly Clara's too. Simple as. And Rupert is Danny, he changed his name.
To be fair, how many photos of your great grandparents have you got?
Yeah, well aren't IGN supposed to be a gaming site? They should stick to what they know.
We should IGNore them!
Personally I believe John Reith is to blame here. He ruined Doctor Who before it began by creating the BBC!
So overall Clara has:
Jumped into The Doctor's timestream and saved him from every point in his life.
Helped The Doctor recover from the loss of the Ponds (and that was just an echo of her).
Convinced the Doctor to save Gallifrey.
Convinced the Time Lords to give him a new regeneration cycle.
And now she's comforted a child Doctor when he was scared of the dark.
This woman is his guardian angel! Please god Moffat, let nothing bad come to her!
I think Gatiss is more in charge with Sherlock. Moffat just writes an episode and assists Mark with the overall storyline.
I totally agree with you, but please remember that not every fan who's been only watching since 2005 thinks like this. I have never seen the classics (Gasp! I know, I really want to, but money's tight right now and I'm not reverting to watching illegally) and I know how flexible the series is.
In fact I'd go as far as to say that the style that Capaldi has brought us is much better than what I grew up watching (not to say I don't still love Tennant and Eccleston).
You have obviously not understood the episode so allow me to explain.
Now, Listen (couldn't resist)
The episode has no real meaning other than The Doctor's fear of the dark. This wasn't just an average episode where the day needs saving, no, this was much more. This was a character piece, a character piece for The Doctor.
The Doctor is scared of the dark and wants to justify it. So he creates a theory that there is something living in the dark, tries to experiment it and what could be evidence to his theory could also just be ordinary things:
A monster in the sheets or a kid playing a prank?
An invisible spectre writing on the chalkboard or The Doctor doing so, then forgetting?
A door being opened my a demon, or an airlock opening after being unlocked?
Orson's monster or an irrational fear from being alone?
The episode wasn't to be scary, it just appeared so to portray The Doctor's irrational fear. And at the end it's revealed that his theory began with Clara comforting The Doctor as a child. To which he believed was a dream. Clara told him that he was scared and that it was okay to be, and one day he will return to the barn he was in more scared than ever (War Doctor scared to kill the Time Lords and Daleks).
The episode was genius because it was so unique. It has allowed us to have a better glimpse at The Doctor's character.
I think that it was a kid playing a prank. But if you think about it, it may have been a real monster. The door opening could have been a monster or just simply the screwdriver did it. The chalk writing "LISTEN" could have been a creature, or the Doctor doing it.
It's ambiguous, we don't know. Are the Doctor fears irrational, or are they justified? Was there a monster or not? Who knows? WHO knows?
No matter how good this episode is, it may end up being underrated by the masterpiece we have just witnessed. But it looks fantastic, hopefully Thompson can deliver with the help of the man who just gave us that masterpiece we have just witnessed.
1 week ago on Next Time: Time Heist
That was... Just... Oh. My. God. 10! 10! 10!
Bonus 2: 201518041801231503 -> 20 15 18 04 18 01 23 15 03 = T O R D R A W O C = War Doctor?
So I'm assuming that The War Doctor will be mentioned.
As for bonus 1: that's a Tic Tac Toe cipher I belive. Never thought I'd ever be able to apply that knowledge. Yay.
HERE LIES THE MOMENT
Interesting... The Moment and The War Doctor. Is Listen associated with DotD by any chance? That's the question.
1 week ago on Listen – 12 Hints & Teasers
Lodger was good, but I agree that Closing Time was dreadful.
1 week, 2 days ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis
Maybe Gretchen got in because she was in a "robot" (if you can call a Dalek that) at the time.
I thought Caretaker was another aim Americanism. You're telling me it's british? I thought it was just Cleaner.
Although for an episode title; The Cleaner doesn't sound very dramatic.
How I order Gatiss's episodes:
Robot of Sherwood
Victory of the Daleks
1 week, 3 days ago on Face-Off: The Gatiss Episodes
Moffat's confirmed that they won't do that anymore. He said something along the lines that S8 will be the benchmark for future series.
1 week, 4 days ago on A Surprise Ending for Clara?
That makes for a great pickup line. "Your so golden, if you walked into the Robot's ship you could take them to a different universe."
1 week, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Robot of Sherwood
The change of tone is good for this episode. Placing RoS before Listen (which is potentially dark judging by the trailer) makes Listen seem darker by comparison to RoS. And having a light episode allows fans and casual veiwers to ease into Capaldi's era easier.
Clara's travelled with The Doctor for years. And unfortunately a side effect is that she may get used to stuff like that. Remember when she saw the mutilated remains of the soldiers in Cold War?
2 weeks ago on Robot of Sherwood: What Was Cut
Does anyone think the BBC will release this online or on DVD? I mean, they went to the trouble of filming it and not everybody is going to find offence to the scene.
Ah, is see. So it's a kind of bet.
2 weeks ago on Robot of Sherwood – 12 Hints & Teasers
1: maybe Robin telling someone to go away? (I'm not certain what 'punt' means.)
2: 79 Gold bars of gold to be won? There was a gold arrow in one of the clips.
3: I know this one from a comment on Youtube, it's a funny line.
4: Clara having to hold of Robin or The Sheriffs advances perhaps?
5: Obviously Clara to the Doctor.
8: Please don't be Clara.
9: oh f***
10: Peter Capaldi is in it.
11 & 12: no chance.
So if they do cut something vital, are you going to say what it was in the discuss page afterwards?
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Robot of Sherwood Spoiler-Free Review
7 is quite respectable. Just means that it's not a "super amazing omg episode" that will stand the test of time.
A comedic genius who got onto a PhD course of Physics?
Capaldi with regrets, your fired.
Just kidding. But seriously, Ben should absolutely consider it when the dreaded time when Peter leaves. (Hopefully a while away.)
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Ben Miller Would Love To Play the Doctor
He likely did. It just wasn't shown. To have two 'heaven scenes' in one episode would be a little annoying. They probably also showed Gretchen's one because showing Ross's would have slowed the pace of that scene.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Into the Dalek
Haha that too.
Apple autocorrect: not the best at times, or ever.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Next Time: Robot of Sherwood
I belive it is the 3rd block. Along with The Caretaker.
This episode was filmed after Time Hiest and Listen.
One of Queen Liz 1's soldiers shot it too in Shakespeare Code.
People like to shoot poor sexy with arrows.