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"Gallifrey is not time-locked, the Time War is time locked" - freakin THANK YOU! My words exactly! And you're right, this may all be premature and by the end of Series 8 this will be put in its proper context. 



3 days, 5 hours ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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"Despite its title, the enduring mystery of Doctor Who isn’t the character’s name (though this episode gives a fairly large hint as to what that name might be)." ....Uh, you wanna share that insight with the rest of us? Didn't catch that in the episode.



3 days, 10 hours ago on Listen Review

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@TylerNightingale @JLS1138 Just threw it out there for fun, Tyler. Perhaps a Baby Angel would want to hide so it didn't turn to stone. It could then move around, remove the blanket, and then disappear without having to worry about being seen....but again, it was just a throwaway idea for kicks.

4 days, 10 hours ago on Poll: Listen – Was there a Monster or not?

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Number 2 is the biggest reason BBC won't pull the plug on Doctor Who anytime soon. So long as they're raking in enough money to fill the TARDIS, they'll be juuust fine keeping it where it is.

4 days, 10 hours ago on Why The Decline in Overnight Ratings Doesn’t Matter

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I think there was a monster, or perhaps a lost little alien (baby Weeping Angel?) because something was definitely behind Clara when it removed the blanket. And I think it was meant to be a counterpoint to the end of the story, as if to say "there are no monsters under the bed.....unless there are!"

4 days, 13 hours ago on Poll: Listen – Was there a Monster or not?

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While I love the idea of Nick Frost possibly playing another goofy Sontaran (my first thought on reading this) I really hope we get to see a confrontation in which Strax has to choose between his own people and the Paternoster Gang

4 days, 13 hours ago on Nick Frost Cast in Christmas Special

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So here's what I've got on the criminal roster so far: 1-?, 2-?, 3-Cpt. John Hart, 4-? (looks like Troughton), 5-Slitheen, 6-Terileptil, 7-? (But creeps the hell out of me). Any ideas on the rest?


4 days, 12 hours ago on Next Time: Time Heist

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Other other Question: So what was actually behind them in Rupert's room? Something was definitely there and it vanished. Freeze frame anyone? 

5 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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@YaelMoise @TheWeepingSilence  Bingo, Yael. Nailed it.

5 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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Capaldi's best episode yet, and I'd argue one of the greatest of New Who. Character driven, the right kind of creepy, a few surprises and the BIG shocker at the end. Just incredible.



I also think we're clearly seeing "Question:" becoming 12's catchphrase. Ever the teacher (much like Clara).  So, with that in mind....Question: Did Clara give the young Doctor the army figurine? If so, how did young Rupert get it?


Other Question: Is Courtney really going to join the TARDIS team? In just two quick snippets she's already annoyed the crap out of me

5 days, 23 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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@DWTV @JLS1138 Thanks DWTV. Welp, we can still hope!

1 week, 1 day ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis

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Hm, question...I wasn't into Doctor Who Tennant's first season (not even sure it was on the US)....did we know in advance that Sarah Jane Smith was going to be in "School Reunion" other than seeing her in the "Next Time" segment? Just saying they might be sneaking ol' "Chesterfield" in 

1 week, 1 day ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis

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@RebelTimeLord Man what I wouldn't give to see Ian and the Doctor reunite, if even for a moment.

1 week, 1 day ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis

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I really do love "The Crimson 'orraaaa"

1 week, 2 days ago on Face-Off: The Gatiss Episodes

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I'm just glad his hair is getting a bit longer....makes it just that much easier to cosplay when I get a haircut. (Damn you Brits and your straight/wavy haired Tenth and Eleventh Doctors! Capaldi's got the Italian fro!) 

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Next Time: Robot of Sherwood

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"My answer to that is that as far as I’m aware, humans make up the entirety of the viewing audience, "  <--- And officially love this guy.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Interview: Billy Hanshaw on Series 8’s Title Sequence

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I think it's tough to say right now. Deep Breath is still fresh in our minds and hasn't has as much time to marinate (for better or worse). Also, the Eleventh Hour can now be viewed in the entire context of the Eleventh Doctor's arc. Both are amazing, but I think Deep Breath was such a different first outing that it might juuust come out on top on my list.

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath

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@Planet of the Deaf I do like having one "go to" channel for things like Doctor Who, Orphan Black, etc. I just wish they'd put Sherlock on but hey, if I have to tune to PBS for one show for three weeks every two years, it's no biggie.

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Deep Breath Record Overseas Ratings

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By the way...anyone think that "Missy" and this "3W" organization (hinted at in the episode descriptions in a previous article) control regenerations? Could explain why Missy has such an obsession with the Doctor and why she said "I like his new accent, I think I'll keep it"

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey @JLS1138 Nah, just a thought I had since he said it so many times. I don't think a catchphrase is ever really "confirmed", it kinda just happens.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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I would absolutely love to see an episode where Strax is forced to choose between the Paternoster Gang and rejoining the Sontarans in battle (against the Doctor and the Paternoster Gang). I though they were getting played out but Deep Breath reminded me why they're awesome.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on The Future of the Paternoster Gang

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The question is..........is "the question is" and the variations thereof going to be this Doctor's catchphrase?

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey I don't think so, Jersey. I don't think he has any control over it ("Regeneration, it's a lottery") but subconsciously might be influenced by people he's met. 

1 month, 1 week ago on Series 8 “Faces” Deep Breath BBC Radio Trailer

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....everyone knows Moffat is just messing around, right? 

1 month, 1 week ago on Moffat Would Do ‘Wholock’

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I've said before, I think a 10th anniversary special is too much too soon (although they could certainly make that particular episode something memorable for the Twelfth Doctor). I do think, though, for Series 10 it might be cool to do a little something. 

1 month, 1 week ago on No 10th Anniversary Special For New Who?

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Here's the thing...I don't think it needs to be addressed BUT Moffat just had to pull out the convo he had with RTD and Russ' idea of how it could work. So, I think it's good that they'll address it in a low-key way and then move on.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Doctor Who and the Doppelganger Dilemma

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Anyone else think this "younger/handsomer" thing is so typical of the Internet these days? We keep talking about how people won't like Capaldi because he's older and not as good-looking as Matt and David but, God's honest truth, I have not heard one single person actually make that claim. I think we EXPECT people to think like that, so article upon article upon interview talks about it, then we start believing that it's the prevailing mindset (I'm sure it's been uttered here and there, but not in a systemic way) and then we defend against it.

 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Capaldi Doesn’t Expect to be a Heartthrob Doctor

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As much as I love his new costume, Capaldi rocks the Smith 2.0

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Deep Breath Pics

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Cannot.....fa-reakin....wait

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Capaldi’s Doctor More Alien, Less “human-friendly”

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I think anytime the Doctor refers to the numbering, it's for the companion's sake. Also, I think we need to separate when he counts his regenerations ("eleventh" to Craig, "number ten once.." to Clara, etc.) from actually calling himself "The Eleventh Doctor". As for TNOTD, Clara said "you're the eleventh Doctor"...a) she could have just been talking about his regenerations, using a small "e" for eleventh, and b) She's out window into this world, so she would arbitrarily number him like we do.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Moffat Questions “Twelfth Doctor” Title

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@BazHood @JLS1138 I'll take your word for it Baz! Perhaps that's just his low, serious voice as opposed to his "holy crap I just regenerated and we're crashing" voice

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Series 8 Launch Trailer Breakdown

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So, to my (American) ear he seems to have lost his Scottish accent from the closing scenes of TotD. Anyone on the other side of the pond care to weigh in on that? It could just be we only have a few snippets of dialogue to go on. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Series 8 Launch Trailer Breakdown

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Am I the only one who thinks the red console lights in 12's console room are more menacing than "adding some warmth"?


And since everyone's doing it...my favorite has to be 11's first console room. It really felt "bigger on the inside"

2 months ago on How does the TARDIS reflect the Doctor?

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I think it might be too much, too soon, but perhaps Series 10? 

2 months ago on Will There Be a 10th Anniversary Special for the Revival?

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@Master Michael Moon I honestly don't know what makes them so "controversial". I'm with ya MMM!

2 months ago on Series 8 Launch Trailer Breakdown

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I think it would be interesting to see John Simm's younger Master go against Capaldi's older Doctor....but a Dance/Capaldi battle of wits and glares would be epic

2 months ago on McGann: Charles Dance Would Be a Great Master

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Doctor Who's truest champion. Thanks for fighting the good fight, RTD!

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Doctor Who Could Have Ended With Tennant

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Allegations of racism....on the INTERNET?!! Well now I've heard everything! Seriously though, I think it made sense for Mickey and Martha to get together because they both had a shared experience in being companions AND in unrequited love thanks to insane circumstances. 











3 months, 3 weeks ago on The Matrimony of Mr and Mrs Smith

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I love the idea that we're going back to the original TARDIS crew, but with a new twist!

4 months ago on Another New Companion for Series 8?

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There might be more activity in the TARDIS than during the Fourth/Fifth Doctor's time and the Tenth Doctor Reunion Tour

4 months, 1 week ago on Another New Companion for Series 8?

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I wonder if the "coincidence" of multiple Capaldis is not some grand plot like we're all thinking it is. There might be a nice, neat, simple, explanation that doesn't have to span three Series.......and yes, I'm just as surprised as you that I didn't write that ironically



4 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Filming: Volcano Day

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@colincreevaz As Amy said below, I think anytime 11 talked about regeneration at all, and especially in Nightmare in Silver, he was bluffing out of necessity. 

4 months, 1 week ago on Moffat on Why Hurt to Eccleston Regeneration Was So Short

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Well said on all counts, Moff!

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat on Why Hurt to Eccleston Regeneration Was So Short

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Hm, do you think River got so upset with him because she KNEW that he was on his last body (at the time anyway)?

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat on Why Hurt to Eccleston Regeneration Was So Short

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Amen RTD! It's a peculiar thing about fandoms (any of them) that some people spend so much of their time hating the things they love. Don't like an aspect of a show? Fine. Duly noted. But don't make it seem like those aspects ruin the entiiiire show for you. Stop watching then.

4 months, 3 weeks ago on RTD on Doctor Who Becoming “Too Soapy”

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Severely underrated companion....and fa-reakin gorgeous too!

4 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 Scene Stealing Clara Moments

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Poor Donna, she had to share her season with Martha, Rose, and eventually the rest of the Tenth Doctor Reunion Tour

4 months, 3 weeks ago on New Who: The Story Thus Far – Series 4 (Specials, Episodes 1-5)

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man, Capaldi just looks SO badass....although I'm sure if you had a picture of him from the 70's/80's he'd look just like that

5 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Filming: A Merry Day

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and THIS is why we need Doctor Who Confidential back 

5 months, 2 weeks ago on Smith’s Regeneration Was Originally More Brutal & Troubling

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When I was a teenager I had a dream that I was stuck at my karate school in the dark and a voice said over and over "I am the Prince" .....which is pretty much why I still can't watch "the Satan Pit" because of when Toby screams it to Rose in the shuttle,

5 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 9

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