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Adric's all right. Not good, just not bad.

10 hours, 34 minutes ago on Won’t Somebody Think of the Children!?

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No, she complements his new personality. Without someone to react to him we wouldn't know what he's truly like.

10 hours, 46 minutes ago on Poll: Is Clara Overshadowing the Doctor?

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@DWISCOOL100 The Pip and Jane Baker scenario wasn't a gender thing it was just idiocy from two particular people really. Everybody tried to tell them what didn't work in their scripts and they just completely ignored advice and we ended up with rubbish.

2 days, 4 hours ago on Neil Gaiman on Hopes for Capaldi Episode

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@Clara Laurinda @supermoff, agent of C.L.A.R.A. I liked it. I think "one of the worst stories of Nu-Who" is definitely an exaggeration. I'd rather watch Nightmare in Silver than the average 'can't be bothered' episodes like The Doctor's Daughter, The Lazarus Experiment or Fear Her.

2 days, 4 hours ago on Neil Gaiman on Hopes for Capaldi Episode

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Look out, Neil!! And whatever you do, do not blink.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Neil Gaiman on Hopes for Capaldi Episode

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@DWISCOOL100 I know, it's not new Who, but Enlightenment? Survival?


Two pretty damn awesome stories written by female writers.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Neil Gaiman on Hopes for Capaldi Episode

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These last 3 episodes could be decisive.

2 days, 20 hours ago on In the Forest of the Night Advance Review

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*in the UK. I know ABC and several other US networks use it.

2 days, 23 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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As much I am pleased with increased figures it's only the BBC that uses L+7 so it's hardly a standard system. I feel like counting it would be clutching at straws.

2 days, 23 hours ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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@Clara Laurinda @Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen I was asking really because I could see the problem but not the immediate danger. I couldn't see modern Who using something as simple as a tiger as the immediate danger.

4 days, 4 hours ago on In the Forest of the Night Promo Pics

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Now here's a question. The main danger: Tigers and wolves? Attacking trees? An alien?

4 days, 4 hours ago on In the Forest of the Night Promo Pics

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@Clara Bosswald is the Chosen One. The Five Doctors is a classic though really.

5 days, 3 hours ago on Watch Death in Heaven Early

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My nan lives in Harlech. Will be good to see increased revenue (hopefully) coming into the struggling Theatr Harlech if the BFI continue with events like this.

The BFI could revive certain flailing theatres by screening popular events.




5 days, 3 hours ago on Watch Death in Heaven Early

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@TheTimeTraveller is the 12th Doctor Yeah, I heard living in Wales is RHYL-ly  good. 

5 days, 3 hours ago on Watch Death in Heaven Early

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If that character on the front is The Twelfth Doctor, I'm the King of Norway. Looks nothing like Capaldi.


Still. glad to see they're making use of Peter Cushing's Dr. Who. 

5 days, 4 hours ago on The Doctor and the Dalek

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@Antee991166 It's hard to create a list because I feel bad for whichever brilliant actor is at the bottom.

6 days, 3 hours ago on Flatline Review

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@supermoff, agent of C.L.A.R.A. @Antee991166 I've always thought that it depends on what you want to see in the role.


There are friendly Doctors, strange alien-like Doctors, harsh Doctors, romantic Doctors, funny Doctors...


I like Eccleston and Hartnell. I can't quite explain that characteristic they have in common but there's something I like about the way they both did it.

6 days, 3 hours ago on Flatline Review

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My series ratings (rankings all time/250)

Mummy on the Orient Express 10/10 (25th)

Deep Breath 10/10 (27th)

Listen 9/10 (38th)

Flatline 8/10 (73rd)

Into the Dalek 8/10 (74th)

Robot of Sherwood 8/10 (80th)

Time Heist 8/10 (103rd)

Kill the Moon 8/10 (114th)

The Caretaker 7/10 (121st)

So yeah, great series Amazing quality really. It's definitely been Steven Moffat's best. I've found it so watchable.

6 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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@Oodkind, now in 2D! @Shalroth @Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen That's what Steven Moffat's critics fail to understand. It's hard to get scripts right. That's why so many hollywood films use other source material. Getting an original work perfect has got to be draining for a writer.

6 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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@Clara Bosswald is the first of many female Doctors @Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen "Welcoming people to heaven". That's how it's ominous - we know heaven's fictional so to have a welcoming gatekeeper presenting you an idealistic vision of paradise makes you realise that something must be wrong.

6 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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I might be the only one but I think the worst part of this series has been the Missy/ Nethersphere arc. It doesn't seem to me to be even the slightest bit intriguing.


If there are two things my DW viewing habits have become almost allergic to over the last three years, it's the sonic screwdriver and ominous Moffat plot arcs.


Sorry for being negative.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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@Doctor When The boneless

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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Thought it was good for the most part. The last solution to the episode was so The Power of Three, but still an all round good episode.


8/10

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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I have the feeling Steven Moffat is going to write in lines specifically enforcing the idea that this variety of Cybermen comes from the Mondasian/Telosian branch.



1 week, 1 day ago on Dark Water Official Synopsis

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@BlakeAMartin19 Missy could be The Master. He is known as a 'master of disguise'. How could we forget the clever rubber mask trick in The Sea Devils? Or that time he mischievously pretended to be the prime minister and enslaved the human race?




That cunning fiend.





1 week, 2 days ago on Details on Episodes 9-12 of Series 8

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I like the idea of a Cyberman invasion story but Missy just seems like a reworking of other Steven Moffat characters. I won't be too quick to judge though, she could be brilliantly unique.

1 week, 2 days ago on Details on Episodes 9-12 of Series 8

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@Master Michael Moon Indeed and it's often the case that if something is happening it's not impossible. "The Improbable Astronaut' or 'The Improbable Girl' doesn't quite have the same ring to it though.

1 week, 2 days ago on Dark Water Official Synopsis

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@supermoff is now in 2D! Series 1 will always be my favourite because of  the sentimentality of seeing the revived series for the first time, but series 8 really does have the fire power to challenge it for quality.

1 week, 2 days ago on Flatline Advance Review

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'Love Don't Roam' was sung by the legend that is Neil Hannon (of the divine comedy). He also wrote the Father Ted theme song). It's also surprisingly similar in its sound to an amazing song called 'The Snake' by Al Wilson.

1 week, 3 days ago on Who Tunes: Ranking the Lyrical Songs of Doctor Who

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@YaelMoise is glad they mentioned the goddess @ Notsosmartguy likes watching "Clara Who"  @The Lazy Cat is Watching Some Clara Who While I joke in the comment above, I do like that difference of opinion is encouraged on DWTV. It makes it easier to follow when people are respectful of each other.

1 week, 4 days ago on Next Time: Flatline

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@ Notsosmartguy likes watching "Clara Who"  @Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen Oh my word, you're right. Next time we must seek preventative measures.

1 week, 5 days ago on Next Time: Flatline

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Brace yourselves, 'Clara Who' comments are coming.

1 week, 5 days ago on Next Time: Flatline

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I'm looking forward to the finale. With the right writing, the Cybermen could be given a clean slate.

1 week, 5 days ago on DWM #479: Heaven or Hell?

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@ChrisKilps Doctor Who (2005-present) has been marketed as drama most of the time over sci-fi. You could argue that the creators in 1963 came in with the purpose of creating sci-fi, but Doctor Who is a separate show from Doctor Who. They just share a name, fans and continuity.

1 week, 5 days ago on DWM #479: Heaven or Hell?

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@BowTiesareCute @Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen Dunno, haven't seen it yet. Could be Fear Her Part II.

1 week, 5 days ago on Next Time: Flatline

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Talking of Foxes and speaking as a male human being, she looks as amazing as she sings.

1 week, 5 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Mummy on the Orient Express

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@TARDlSkey I'm not entirely convinced his motive was to let Maisie die but not because he felt sorry for her but because logically in his mind it would have been a hell of a lot more useful for him to have seen the mummy than Maisie because he would be able to keep a clear head and would have a better inclination of what to do than her.


I still don't believe he's submitting to others' emotions.

1 week, 5 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Mummy on the Orient Express

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That beach at the end reminded me of the beach from The Trial of a Time Lord with the luminescent sky.

1 week, 6 days ago on Mummy on the Orient Express Review

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250th Doctor Who story ever 

(counting The Trial of a Time Lord as one story and the revived series 3 finale as a three parter - DWM, wikipedia and RTD)

1 week, 6 days ago on Next Time: Flatline

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@FanSince1970 I might be the only one whose favourite was Deep Breath.

1 week, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@theicewarrior13 #notasocialnetwork

1 week, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@BazHood @supermoff is on the Orient Express...in space! We know Moffat too well. At this stage, Clara not dying would be a bigger twist.

1 week, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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My praise for this series:

- Brilliant Doctor

- Engaging episodes

- Great one-liners

- Great drama with longer and less pacey scenes unless it's needed

- Diversity in tone and subject matter

My negatives:

- Some episodes on too late (damn you, Strictly Come Prancing)

- Maybe sometimes too much focus on characterisation

- Still only single 45-minute episodes and is sometimes rushed because of this

I would re-watch any of them again except The Caretaker (Not my cup of tea). I think every episode has been good, some even great. I am now looking forward to the next series even more.

1 week, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@Oliver asks "Are you my Mummy?" There's a video on YouTube of her full performance. I guess you could say her role in the episode was just a nice small cameo with a quirky song choice.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@The Administrator @Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen Not hating, fellow fan, just astonished.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@The Administrator *As The Tenth Doctor* "WHAT?! WHAT?!!!"

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@BenIsacremeeggRhodes A one-off villain who we will almost certainly not see again.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@SophieMorin Evidently it's not too much to ask as we've had 8 good episodes in a row.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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Started slow just as most of the episodes have but it really turned the pace up and in the end I thought it was great. Peter Capaldi is really doing well. I feel that he's what Colin Baker's Doctor Who could have been with better writing. 8/10

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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@Clara Laurinda I thought the ending was great. It brought Clara's attitude in line with The Doctor's. Suddenly it's all about adventure again.

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express

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