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10/10, and the best non-special since The Stolen Earth / Journey's End for me.
1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist
@supermoff is your new lodger- I mean, caretaker. So many instances in the episode that I thought could fit in that had no apparent linking, such as with the woman who could transform hence the Doctor could see his face, and when he was trying to remember something at the end (clones and stuff), and the last 2 remaining of the species.
For me Blink is the best episode ever. I liked Listen but I felt that all the elements of the story were taken from other stories (although ironically mostly Moffat stories). Something hiding under your bed (The Girl in the Fireplace), something you cannot see hidden in the shadows (Silence in the Library), an unknown being banging at the door of a lone spaceship (Midnight), silence (all of series 5 and 6), something in the corner of your eye (primarily The Eleventh Hour). All this just sort of made it feel unoriginal. Also, I did not work out that that was a young Doctor in the bed at the end until I read about it.
1 month, 1 week ago on Face-Off: Blink vs Listen
@Scootersfood Sorry, the abzorbaloff.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Face-Off: The Gatiss Episodes
Robot of Sherwood. I don't think it was any better than average, but it was certainly better than Night Terrors..
@Ivegotkidneys is in Sherwood forest 'Robots' would have suited it much more, aside from sounding better it is more relevant.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Robot of Sherwood
Nothing more than average tbh
Love how they used the old dalek music in this trailer :D
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Next Time: Listen
@SonicTheHedgehogRules I personally don't believe there is enough proof he can write a really good Doctor Who episode though, as for many of us. I know he can write other things well, but not Doctor Who.
In my view all of his episodes have been somewhere between very boring average and extremely awful.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Horowitz on Showrunner Rumours
@SulaymanKhan Absolutely not! It's very respectable indeed :D
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Your Verdict on Deep Breath
@Ivegotkidneys is in a Dalek and who worked at UNIT for a while?
2 months ago on Rate & Discuss Into the Dalek
@guyroul @AlexMatthews I don't recall Alex ever mentioning the miniaturisation thing to be honest
@Scootersfood No, that's not a fair thing to say. Everybody is entitled to an opinion, and everybody can argue or defend the point, but saying things like this just irritates me. A lot. Aside from anything that's a pretty nasty welcome for a new person, but why because they state their opinion must they be 'new to the show'?
@StandardWhovian No, you are not a Moffat hater, you are just an average guy and a standard whovian ;)
@Favonian Squall Or hiding ;)
The daleks were definitely more threatening, but for me this did ruin their continuity and past existence a lot. The visuals were brilliant, but the plot was too rushed and also it was a bit inevitable what was going to happen, and then the end was a bit silly tbh. And I already don't like the whole Clara / Pink thing. Just doesn't work but as a character he is okay, and Clara wasn't as bad to watch this time.
I think ultimately it was Jenna Coleman's unsatisfactory acting that did it for me. It was very cringey.
2 months ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath
In fact, why did you even make us vote! WHY DOCTOR WHO TV WHY!!! ;)
It was so close (they are just an episode apart in my ranking) but The Eleventh Hour did it for me, only just. I love them both! Even so, I think that Deep Breath can only get higher in my personal ranking.
Maybe I regret my decision already..
@Unibot Night Terrors for me is a 1/10. Sorry, but I believe I myself could have done a better job with no budget and two actors. Just my honest opinion though, I don't mean badly.
2 months ago on Robot of Sherwood BBC Synopsis
Well, I'm just going to be very straight here, and say what I think. I'm not looking forward to this one. Mark Gatiss stories, in my view, just aren't very good.
@BeyondThePolice This was still hyped a lot. Not to the same extent of Day, and most of it wasn't really by the BBC quite as much, but more by starving fans, but there was a lot of hype.
2 months ago on Deep Breath Record Overseas Ratings
@Scootersfood Deep Breath was watched by 6.8. million (a 32.5% audience share) viewers in the UK on BBC1 last night
The opening sentence indicates not.
2 months, 1 week ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings
So basically he wrote the entire episode around this scene?
2 months, 1 week ago on Moffat on THAT Deep Breath Cameo
@I'm the Doctor, I've lived for over 2000 years In all honesty, me too, I just didn't want to kick up a fuss ;)
Nice username :D
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?
In all honest I'm not too sorry if this is true. I don't dislike Clara particularly, but I think a different character would be better. Nothing against Jenna though.
I definitely know who I want to replace her.
@Lemonhead118 Wooo hooo!!! :D :D :D
2 months, 2 weeks ago on The Series 8 Title Sequence
@XanderH I personally loved the one that is similar to the 2013 titles. I loved the 2013 titles, but that was just better as it had more to it!
I just don't see why we need a new one after half a series! It makes no sense.
The 2005 one lasted until the start of 2010, over 4 series, with only a few minor modifications, in the form of one minor change in the music, and one small logo modification.
The 2010 one lasted until 2012, over 2.5 series, with at least 7 vortex and logo modifications.
This one just gone is my favourite by far but it has only featured in 10 full episodes.
I just don't see the point. I don't really like this that much (although I may change my mind on the 23rd – we'll see), and it seems a bit irrelevant.
I wonder what they've done to the music though. Have they got rid of the dreadful counter-melody fanfare?
@VictorWong1 I have a feeling Dave probably cannot re-run popular programs from the BBC at times like that. It is probably in the agreement. May well not be the case though..
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Capaldi Unclear on Series 9 Return
@DasManiac Yeah, the last series was a bit of a disaster in comparison, but hopefully that was a one-off when the BBC budgets weren't big enough.
You only have to look at The Day of the Doctor to see that it's popularity is fine.
@supermoff Better still, both ;)
In fairness, given we get 12 instead of 13 episodes, that's not a bad idea.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on 2014’s Christmas Special Director
@bowtiesarecool100 Not delayed. That is the new schedule.
Ooooohh!! 23rd just cannot come soon enough
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Deep Breath Synopsis
I completely agree! But only as long as it doesn't compromise the actual episodes
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat: Big Plans For Future Online Episodes
Not just about the cybermen? Sounds good, but I cannot help but fear that it could be yet another one that has about every alien in it. But I am glad there is an arc that isn't too big.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat on Series 8’s Smaller Story Arc
Solution to this is to have a home cinema ;) I think the real reason is that the BBC get more money out of it.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Does Deep Breath Really Deserve a Theatrical Release?
This is good, and as for the Dalek episodes, lets just hope this / these are decent. We haven't had a good one (excluding Day, as they weren't the main plot) since 2008.
3 months, 4 weeks ago on Series 8: The Final Writer?
@TheNameOfTheDoctor Would have thought they would be more interested in upgrading them
3 months, 4 weeks ago on Series 8 Finale Filming: Returning Characters & Monster
Oooh! So excited. Reminds me of Doomsday, just that picture of the Cybermen on the street!! Maybe that cyber-head is the one from Dalek! :D
@supermoff "Saturday's and Doctor Who go together like strawberries and cream."
You mean fish fingers and custard? ;)
4 months ago on Series 8 Airdate Confirmed, New Trailer & Image
@Notsosmartguy @The Finn @minifigureman11 But surely a true Whovian wouldn't put other shows above Doctor Who! Right? ;)
@Pockydon Haha, I read that and suddenly Dark and Endless Dalek Night started playing in my head!
Perhaps I didn't read the article clearly enough the first time (my bad), but my points still stand.
4 months ago on Moffat: Who says the Doctor is NOT human?
He says it about a billion times throughout the entire 50 year history, along with the talk about how great his people are compared to humans, etc., and how the Time Lords have been around for so much longer.
@The Mind Probe In all honesty, no. I think that was best as a one-off surprise.
4 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Filming: Finale Clue
@thedarknight412 Saving the Earth at the last minute in a change of heart is highly similar to The End of Time!
@Thesilence_1994 Me too! I think most people do like them, but it is those who don't who are very vocal about it!
4 months, 1 week ago on DWM #475: Vastra, Strax & Jenny are Back
Funny how that old logo is still used for merchandise and advertising. It is, let's be honest, the best logo, and I wish that they could just go back to using that
4 months, 1 week ago on Weird and Wonderful
And how on Earth do they know this? I'm sorry, but this seems to me like garbage with no proof at all.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8: Master Finale Rumours