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@SonicTheHedgehogRules @supermoff of Sherwood @ Notsosmartguy @Ottoman14 @BJAMES I'd definitely be up for a Japan episode. Ancient Japan with all those blossom trees.
15 minutes ago on Horowitz on Showrunner Rumours
@King Joffery Stephen Thompson is the one I'm the least keen on.
1 hour, 6 minutes ago on Horowitz on Showrunner Rumours
Maybe a Big Finish writer might be considered?
2 hours, 57 minutes ago on Horowitz on Showrunner Rumours
Would be a good idea, but from his perspective - look how much hard word you put into running a show like Doctor Who and then how much criticism you receive on the end of it. You also have map out the plan for a whole series of 12/13 episodes encompassing 10-12 or 13 separate stories and all that with the expectation of 50 years worth of fandom and back story.
DO the smart thing... Let somebody else try first
3 hours, 38 minutes ago on Horowitz on Showrunner Rumours
@TardisBoy I think the internet in general changes a person's enjoyment of a story. If you enjoy it, you enjoy it and sometimes reviews and comments online can feel like a condescension of your how you appreciate the show as a viewer.
9 hours, 57 minutes ago on Into the Dalek Review
I would say "meh" but every episode with Peter Capaldi in seems to be automatically amazing. He'd spice up Fear Her or Timelash.
2 days, 5 hours ago on Next Time: Robot of Sherwood
Thought the scene where The Doctor went into the Dalek's mind could have been an excuse to use some classic series footage without overtly referencing the past.
2 days, 8 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Into the Dalek
@Antee991166 @ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey The only hope is to call for change in local broadcasting laws but it's all down to the people in power.
Best appearance in years, particularly considering all those cameo appearances. Daleks should never be cameos. Great Dalek story. I now expect them back in 2016.
3 days ago on Rate & Discuss Into the Dalek
@LeonoreDavis Rehash suggests it was done badly. Reworking is the term I would use.
3 days, 1 hour ago on Rate & Discuss Into the Dalek
@supermoff I've always thought there is no best Doctor. It dpeends on what you want to see in the role.
Peter Capaldi's brilliant isn't he? It's only episode 2 and it's like he's been in the role for years. He fits it so perfectly.
@Doctor When Expression meaning smooth with the ladies/ flirter. Just in case you thought otherwise.
4 days ago on Into The Dalek Clips
Sounds awesome. Much anticipation for this one.
4 days, 6 hours ago on Listen BBC Synopsis
@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey I got a bit spoilt as well but it's hard to distinguish for those who have been spoilt how spoilt each person has been without discussing it.
@The Lazy Cat This is the very reason The Happiness Patrol is one of McCoy's best stories.
4 days, 10 hours ago on Into The Dalek Clips
Danny Pink is most definitely not Omega in disguise. Or The Master. Or The Kandyman.
Exterminations are back!!!! Oh I could hug Phil Ford.
4 days, 23 hours ago on Into the Dalek Spoiler-Free Review
Thought they were both great, but went with Deep Breath. I suspect The Eleventh Hour will be more popular.
5 days, 7 hours ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane Well in any case, Moffat may represent them equally in this regard but not fairly. Homosexuality has different needs in terms of representation. Over-representation has no effect on heterosexuality. It does the other way round.
6 days, 23 hours ago on Addressing the Deep Breath Kiss
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane Well tell him to stop. Have you got his email?
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane The why keep mentioning that they're married? We know they are.
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane It's not that they are in a relationship that's the issue. It's same issue that was present with Amy and Rory. They keep going on about it. Doctor Who is a science fiction programme about an alien who can travel through time and space, it's not a drama about relationships but Moffat has this extraordinary habit of reminding you of the character's relationships time and time and time again. This is damaging when it's directed at the minority sexuality.
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane What about over-representation then? Surely mentioning your sexuality every 15 mins isn't normal?
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane Well why not give homosexuality the same treatment on TV? If you normalise one you must normalise the other, surely?
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane What's wrong with normalising heterosexuality? That suggests heterosexuality isn't a thing. It is.
1 week ago on Addressing the Deep Breath Kiss
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane Not that they'll stop watching TV but that they'll think homosexuality is smaller than it is, like a craze because over-representation isn't normalisation.
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane I know there won't always be but over representation doesn't help convince those in the present day who don't accept it.
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane Well yes but those who accept homosexuality aren't the people that need convincing. Those who don't will always be open to certain kinds of ignorance.
@Dalekium @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheOncomingHurricane People will believe it exists as a craze or fad if writers keep making a point of it.
@TheOncomingHurricane @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen It wasn't though. It was mentioned again and again like they were showing it off.
It was gratuitous in my opinion. Homosexuality should be represented but normalised on screen much like heterosexuality is. Steven Moffat made too much of a point of it. It shouldn't be seen as novel if you want to represent it equally.
@Planet of the Deaf @The Lazy Cat It's better that way. It means you can enjoy it how you want to. It means you can avoid "I loved that episode. Let's see what fans thought of it... oh I guess it must have been bad then"
1 week ago on Deep Breath Review
@YaelMoise @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @The Lazy Cat I thought it was a case of
Fans: "We don't like Adric"
JNT: "Be careful what you wish for"
Fans: "That's harsh. You didn't have to kill him"
@The Lazy Cat Adric. Definitely Adric. Poor Adric. Poor terrible Adric.
@FanSince1970 It is to be hoped. They said it's darker. Moffat also mentioned there being more deaths this series.
1 week, 1 day ago on Next Time: Into The Dalek
@Pipnant @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen @TheIdleIdol Doctor Who isn't crazy, it's high concept. It's still really quite grounded in its approach to story telling.
1 week, 1 day ago on Introducing Missy the “Gatekeeper”: Who is She?
@Master Michael Moon Haha yeah. Same with my computer. It's had the screen, hard drive, keys, battery and charger replaced but it's still the same computer.
1 week, 1 day ago on Whodunnit? The Fate of the Half-Face Man
No way. The Doctor is a good man. That's my answer to the question he'll be asking this series. He's a good man. Doctor Who has always been good deep down. There is more evidence of mercy than disregard.
I know these are only overnight ratings, but I do think the show could do more to accommodate casual viewers. I never thought I'd say this but there needs to be less references to the past.
1 week, 1 day ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings
@MeglosProductions Most non-Doctor Who fans I talked to who watched it said they didn't make much of it.
@TheIdleIdol As soon as I knew Michelle Gomez was cast I was worried. I knew how she was in Green Wing. It only worked in Green Wing because of how overtly crazy the programme was. She seems to be acting in a similar way.
1 week, 2 days ago on Introducing Missy the “Gatekeeper”: Who is She?
Another annoying River Song type character I would have thought.
I don't want to use superlatives because the show has got a lot of history and to talk about any part of a story I only saw yesterday in such a way would be weird but it was just so watchable. It was bold and dark.
Also the 80 minute running time was perfect. This is why we need more multi-part stories.
1 week, 2 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath
@capaldi3699 It's important to the audience's interpretation of the character, testing whether you as viewer believe he is capable of doing it.
Fantastic. Really good. I was on the edge of my seat for the first time in recent years for Doctor Who. I really felt the same fear as Clara and shed a manly tear when The Doctor was begging Clara to recognise him. Loved it.
1 week, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath
@The Administrator @SonicTheHedgehogRules I'm personally not one for spin-offs. I just want the actual show. I never see a point.
1 week, 5 days ago on Moffat on Death: “There are dark times ahead”
I think this is the one I'm least excited about. To me it just shouts 'filler episode'. Sorry.
1 week, 5 days ago on Robot of Sherwood BBC Synopsis
@MrRazza, General Rogue Timelord Identifier @ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey And clearly the Sheriff of Nottingham is The Master and Maid Marian is The Rani and obviously Friar Tuck is The Meddling Monk.
How could we be so blind?