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4 days, 19 hours ago on Finale Face-Off (Series 1-8)

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I absolutely love Clara and she is one of my favourite companions, but I think her story arc is coming to a close, and it would be the best if she left on the Christmas special.

4 days, 20 hours ago on Moffat Can’t Confirm Jenna Coleman for Series 9

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This should convince those who think the show is in trouble that the show is, in fact, safe and doing well.

5 days, 17 hours ago on BBC Declares Series 8 A Triumph

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Ok, I do not agree with this list. Great series, though.

1. Death in Heaven 9/10

2. Flatline 9/10

3. Listen 9/10

4. Mummy on the Orient Express 9/10

5. Kill the Moon 9/10

6. Dark Water 8/10

7. In the Forest of the Night 8/10

8. Deep Breath 8/10

9. The Caretaker 8/10

10. Time Heist 7/10

11. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

12. Into the Dalek 7/10N

5 days, 17 hours ago on Doctor Who TV Readers’ Final Series 8 Episode Ranking

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The Name of the Doctor last?! It's far better than Wedding. My series finale rankings best to worst:

1. Series 2 - 9/10

2. Series 1 - 8.5/10

3. Series 8 - 8.5/10

4. Series 4 - 8/10

5. Series 3 - 8/10

6. Series 7 - 8/10

7. Series 5 - 7.5/10

8. Series 6 - 7/10

6 days, 19 hours ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 7

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I'm not exactly sure why, but I'm not entirely fond of this series finale. Still good, though. I just think it's a tad over rated.

1 week, 1 day ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 5

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Series 2 finales - 9/10

Series 1 finales - 8.5/10

Series 3 finales - 8/10

Series 4 finales - 8/10

1 week, 2 days ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 4

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Had to be John Simm for me. Derek wasn't in the role long enough for me to make a huge impact, and likewise with Michelle. While they all were fantastic, I kind of though Michelle was a bit too close to John.

1 week, 2 days ago on Face-Off: New Who Masters

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My order:

Series 2 - 9/10

Series 1 - 8.5/10

Series 3 - 8/10

1 week, 3 days ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 3

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Wow, that actually gave a lot away. Already a confirmed major villain for series 9. In that case, I want all the episode details, their titles, and the writers please.

1 week, 3 days ago on Michelle Gomez Reveals Series 9 Return, Rani Trickery

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I have a feeling Death in Heaven will get a lower score. Anyway, my series 8 from best to worst:

1. Death in Heaven 9/10

2. Flatline 9/10

3. Listen 9/10

4. Mummy on the Orient Express 9/10

5. Kill the Moon 9/10

6. Dark Water 8/10

7. In the Forest of the Night 8/10

8. Deep Breath 8/10

9. The Caretaker 8/10

10. Time Heist 7/10

11. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

12. Into the Dalek 7/10

1 week, 4 days ago on Your Verdict on Dark Water & Episode Ranking

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I don't care about the differences in the AI's, because they are all so close. The whole season has been between 82-85, so there's no point in thinking an episode with 85 is far better that one with 82

1 week, 5 days ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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I was surprised after watching the episode, to go and see what other people thought about it, to find out that most people (to me) disliked it. This was very strange for me as I though it did almost everything perfectly. Oh well. I think many people are trying to find its flaws instead of it's pros, which slightly depresses me. The worst I've ever given an episode is 5/10, which goes to Fear Her. Yes, I gave Love & Monsters 6/10.

1 week, 5 days ago on 12 Great Moments From Death in Heaven

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One of the best stories of New Who. Love it so much. Luckily for me, I didn't see the next time trailer at the end of Boom Town, so the Daleks was a true shock.

1 week, 5 days ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 1

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He's a hit! We needed a change from the dashing, young, funny Doctor with an older, more dangerous and darker Doctor. He is still funny, though. I must admit, I wasn't immediately sold on him, but I think Listen was his episode. The episode where he became the Doctor. Since that, he has become one of my favourites.

1 week, 6 days ago on Poll: Capaldi’s Doctor – Hit or Miss?

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Goddammit, I tried to edit this because I accidently posted too early, then I write too much and the edit timing ran out. Gah!

Just to let you know on what else I said. I said many more things. This episode was amazing, tearful, emotional, thrilling, action packed, had references to last and hints to the future. Near perfection.

9.5/10

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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Well then. What a fantastic end to a fantastic season. There is a lot I can say about this episodes, so I will try to keep is relatively short.

Pros:

The Doctor - excellent form once again. He had many fantastic scenes. I loved his confrontation with Missy, speech with Danny, his reaction to becoming president of the world. Pretty much every scene.

Clara - like the Doctor, all her scenes were excellent. Her times with Danny being the particular highlights. Love her so much.

Danny - any scene with Danny was heartbreaking. I'm so emotional right now.

Missy - #%{+ she is evil, she is so evil. She is the Master all right. Wow. She better return.

The dark tone - we asked for it, we got it.

The Cybermen - these two episodes are, despite not being the major focus, the bes

2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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In a lot of ways, these two episodes are very similar. They are close to the finale, they have an overall dark tone, they have an evolved sort of human (Futurekind and Cybermen) as the enemies, they have a huge cliffhanger, and they both have a totally awesome Master reveal at the end.

Despite their similarities, I pick Dark Water.

Sorry Utopia.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Face-Off: Utopia vs Dark Water

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I want Osgood to be the next companion

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Death in Heaven TV Trailer Breakdown

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In the Forest of the Night gets too much hate in my opinion.

1. Flatline 9/10

2. Listen 9/10

3. Mummy on the Orient Express 9/10

4. Kill the Moon 9/10

5. Dark Water 8/10

6. In the Forest of the Night 8/10

7. Deep Breath 8/10

8. The Caretaker 8/10

9. Time Heist 7/10

10. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

11. Into the Dalek 7/10

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Your Verdict on Forest & Episode Ranking

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I liked the reveal, but unfortunately my mum spoiled it for me an hour before I watched it. So it had less impact on me. Damn you mum.

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

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Yeah. If my mum didn't spoil it for me, I probably would have given this 9/10. Depends on how much I would have enjoyed the surprise, which I assume a lot. Still a great episode though.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Pros:

Danny's 'death'

Clara's dream sequence

The Cybermen reveal - knew it was coming, but was cool, creepy and clever.

Heaven - or whatever you like to call it

Seb - lol

The Doctor, Clara and Danny in general

Danny's past revealed

The Missy being Master reveal - was good...

Cons:

...but my mum spoiled it for me when she watched the earlier one so I wasn't shocked. Damn you mum

The whole episode seemed to be a cliffhanger for what is to come

Death in Heaven didn't air straight after this one - I kid I kid

Overall - a Classic Moffat episode, it was cool, creepy and clever, but as a single episode: great but not perfect. 8/10

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Doctor Who must have Halloween specials. It simply must.

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Stories from the Dark: 5 Wholloween Story Ideas

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Struggle between Mummy on the Orient Express and Amy's Choice

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

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Glad Flatline got the praise it deserved. Now for my episodes this season from best to worst:

1. Flatline 9/10

2. Listen 9/10

3. Mummy on the Orient Express 9/10

4. Kill the Moon 9/10

5. In the Forest of the Night 8/10

6. Deep Breath 8/10

7. The Caretaker 8/10

8. Time Heist 7/10

9. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

10. Into the Dalek 7/10

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Your Verdict on Flatline & Episode Ranking

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Pros:

The idea - great idea, but like Kill the Moon, I already came up with it and already wrote about it.

The directing and cinematography - pretty good.

The Doctor, Clara and Danny - as per usual

Refreshing change of tone

No "monster of the week" is also refreshing

Some of the kids were not annoying

Cons:

Some of the kids were annoying

So, trees grew over the oceans...

Yeah, annoying kids

Overall: I liked this episode much more than other people, it was a refreshing change of pace and the idea was interesting. Some of the kids were annoying, though. 8/10

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Rate & Discuss In the Forest of the Night

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Both episodes were simply fantastic, but I voted Flatline. Very difficult as I give both episodes 9/10, so Flatline narrowly wins.

1 month ago on Face-Off: Mummy vs Flatline

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Mummy is so good, I'm glad it got a good score.

1. Flatline 9/10

2. Listen 9/10

3. Mummy on the Orient Express 9/10

4. Kill the Moon 9/10

5. Deep Breath 8/10

6. The Caretaker 8/10

7. Time Heist 7/10

8. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

9. Into the Dalek 7/10

1 month ago on Your Verdict on Mummy & Episode Ranking

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Pros:

The Boneless - best enemy idea ever! Creepy, imaginative, clever idea, memorable. They better return!

The effects - those Boneless effects were simply amazing!

Clara - I'm a huge fan of Clara, and this is one of her best episodes. Loved how she acted the part of the Doctor!

The shrinking TARDIS - it's adorable

The Doctor - as per usual

Tone - started kinda cute and harmless. Then became an intriguing mystery. Then became full on horror! And it didn't feel out of place.

The climax - like many episode, the ending could have been bad. The monsters could have been too easily defeated. An un satisfying pay off. This episode wasn't one of those.

Cons:

Couldn't care less about those who died

Overall: my favourite episode of the series. 9.5/10

1 month ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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Interesting. I honestly think this season is the best of New Who so far.

1 month ago on Next Time: In the Forest of the Night

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Jamie Mathieson should, like Neil Cross, return to write Doctor Who. I absolutely loved Mummy, and this looks just as good!

1 month, 1 week ago on Flatline Advance Review

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That's a disappointing score.

1. Listen 9/10

2. Mummy on the Orient Express 9/10

3. Kill the Moon 9/10

4. Deep Breath 8/10

5. The Caretaker 8/10

6. Time Heist 7/10

7. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

8. Into the Dalek 7/10

1 month, 1 week ago on Your Verdict on Kill the Moon & Episode Ranking

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That was also shocking. I'm pretty sure this episode is going to be amazing. Based on the premise and the footage we've seen so far, I think this episode will be similar to Blink.

1 month, 1 week ago on Next Time: Flatline

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Pros:

Frank Skinner - nuff said

The Doctor - acting harsh and being investigative. Awesome.

All the other supporting characters - most episodes the last few years have had really forgettable supporting characters that I couldn't care less about. This episode had some of the best.

Clara - once again being awesome while looking lovely

The Mummy - always wanted something like this, and I loved all it's powers and mysteries, and I also liked it's resolution.

The plot twists - I didn't see that coming with the passengers being chosen by a higher power to solve the mummy problem. Really loved it.

The Orient Express - memorable location

The writing/dialogue - among the most witty and memorable of dialogue I've seen in Doctor Who. I also loved the references to the past. Particularly the jelly babies and the Doctor saying "are you my mummy?" right in the face of the Mummy. Loved it.

Cons:

The resolution of the Doctor/Clara problem too easily fixed

The first death with the Mummy didn't work for me

Overall: this series is, in my opinion, one of the best on New Who. The episodes continue to deliver high quality, and this in no exception. 9/10!

(I almost never give anything a perfect 10/10)

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

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My mouth dropped when the people in the walls started moving

1 month, 1 week ago on Next Time: Flatline

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Right, thanks for reminding me that. Although, I just assumed that killing the creature with bombs would also destroy the already weak and breaking shell.

1 month, 1 week ago on Poll: Lights On or Lights Off?

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Without knowledge of the finale outcome, either way the moon is gone. Either way we are doomed to darker nights and higher water. Let the creature live, it's the same outcome if the creature died. Of course, this is without the knowledge that the creature laid another moon. Lights on.

1 month, 1 week ago on Poll: Lights On or Lights Off?

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1. Listen 9/10

2. Kill the Moon 9/10

3. Deep Breath 8/10

4. The Caretaker 8/10

5. Time Heist 7/10

6. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

7. Into the Dalek 7/10

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Your Verdict on The Caretaker & Episode Ranking

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Pros:

Moon spiders

The moon is in fact an egg - I really love this idea. Unfortunately I was writing a book with a similar idea except Earth was an egg.

The Doctor - Peter Capaldi continues to amaze me

Clara - Jenna continues to amaze me

Courtney - one of the best teenagers on Doctor Who

Captain Lundvik - memorable character

The writing and the directing - awesome

Cons:'

The other characters - umm, yeah

Overall: a huge classic! 9/10

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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Yes! I was expecting big things for this episode, and it sounds like we will get them. No wonder this was my most anticipated episode of series 8!

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Kill the Moon Advance Review

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Oh god, I miss them. They are my favourite companions of all of Doctor Who. Sarah Jane is second.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Remembering the Ponds – 2 Years On

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Series 8 episodes so far from best to worst (in my opinion):

1. Listen 9/10

2. Deep Breath 8/10

3. The Caretaker 8/10

4. Time Heist 7/10

5. Robot of Sherwood 7/10

6. Into the Dalek 6/10

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Your Verdict on Time Heist & Episode Ranking

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Great choices! Yeah, the pre-title sequences of this season have been the best. Better than any other season in my opinion.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on 12 Great Moments From The Caretaker

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Pros:

Danny Pink - good character drama

The Doctor - more good character drama

Clara - even more character drama

The moment when Danny found out about the Doctor

The fighting between Danny and the Doctor

Coal Hill school

Cons:

The villain. Forgot it's name already (scorco pizza?) and was not threatening at all. It was supposed to be one of the deadliest killing machines in the universe. It can barely aim or move quickly.

Even though the Doctor was good in this episode, he did come across a bit too unlikeable toward the end.

Overall: this episode is best as a character piece, which it does very well, and not as a monster of the week episode, because that part of it was very weak. Overall, a solid and entertains effort. 7.5/10

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss The Caretaker

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I wasn't expexting a very favourable review. But I'm a fan of The Lodger and Closing Time, so I should like quite a bit.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on The Caretaker Advance Review

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I voted for Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS. Time Heist is a close second. I don't think many will vote for the Black Spot. Journey to me is unfairly criticised. It's a classic!

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Face-Off: The Thompson Episodes

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Pros:

The opening ~ thrilling and had me at the edge of my seat

The thrilling last half ~ same

Psi and Saibra ~ I actually liked these two a lot, and thought they were far more developed than other secondary characters in Doctor Who. They reminded me of Ravel and Nefertiti, and like them, I want them to return. Please.

The bank of Karabraxos ~ had some beautiful imagery

Cons:

Rushed first half

Nothing particularly memorable or amazing

Unfortunately came under Listen, which unfortunately is a con

Too much ideas in its run time, so it would of benefited from 10 more minutes

Overall: this is one of those episodes that won't be remembered very well after viewing, but is still very big entertainment when watching. Basically like Robot of Sherwood. 7.5/10 which is rounded up to 8/10

2 months ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist

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Oh heck with it, I'm voting Blink. Listen is also brilliant, though, and came very close.

2 months ago on Face-Off: Blink vs Listen

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I'm one of those who thought Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS was amazing. So I'm highly looking forward to this episode. 7/10 is a pleasing score to me, but I undoubtedly think I will give it an 8. I do have to admit, though, that the second half of the season seems to be much better than the first half.

2 months ago on Time Heist Spoiler-Free Review

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