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@DocWhoFan The biggest one for me is why did Missy need Clara and the Doctor to travel together in the first place?
15 hours, 12 minutes ago on A Hint on Jenna Coleman’s Future?
I agree with you. The biggest problem for me wasn't the gender, or the casting, but the fact it had absolutely no relevance to the character we saw in The End of Time, which I rewatched two days ago. I hope all this is cleared up in series 9.
15 hours, 15 minutes ago on Unpopular Opinion: Missy the Master
@Handles Yeah, I thought (or hoped) that that was the end of that. I was a little disappointed to be honest.
4 days, 8 hours ago on Moffat Can’t Confirm Jenna Coleman for Series 9
@ElyotWren @CrAzyLAdy12 I don't. Bear in mind some children of the age of 6 or 7 are brave enough to watch this, it's hardly fair if they do that.
4 days, 11 hours ago on 2014 Christmas Special: Children in Need Clip
@Gallade Zero I think a single companion can get boring after a while, and it's good when they leave and aren't killed off, so they make a small pleasant return later.
4 days, 11 hours ago on Moffat Can’t Confirm Jenna Coleman for Series 9
I really hope she doesn't stay for any longer. She is a very average at best actress (I personally would say pretty bad), and her character just irritates me a lot. I think Doctor Who could do with somebody new and I'd love to see how 12 gets along with finding a new companion.
Oh, I ought to point out a few really great bits too I suppose!
We had episodes like Deep Breath, Listen, and Time Heist. We had a cool theme tune and title. Most important of all: PETER CAPALDI!
5 days, 11 hours ago on BBC Declares Series 8 A Triumph
@Huknar Trouble is, if you can't notice very much music during the episode itself then it's a bit too late to appreciate it afterwards, if you see what I mean.
@TheOncomingFish In all honesty when it comes to ideas, I think they ought to let fans have inputs to the episodes. Silly as it seems, when you have Moffat asking people like Gattis to write and you end up with things which just aren't particularly great it is disappointing.
I'm pretty sure if I attempted one I could come up with something really great and original.
Series 8 had great potential to take the challenge to series 4 (my personal favourite), and it was fantastic.
However, I do feel that poor / a lack of incidental music by Murray Gold, inconsistent episodes (particularly at the start of the series), a poor conclusion to Death in Heaven, cringey awful acting from Jenna Coleman, along with a very unrealistic relationship with Pink, and a demeaning title sequence in Death in Heaven ruined it.
For me this series was still very very good, but it fell down to 4th place, behind series 4, 2, and 1.
Just to note, I've always thought Murray Gold is fantastic, but these past few months have proved me incorrect it seems. I hope he goes.
@TheOncomingHurricane @Master No More Once for the TARDIS itself, but looking at other core elements of the show, such as the titles, the logo, the theme tune, etc. are constantly changing all the time.
5 days, 12 hours ago on Capaldi Hoping for New TARDIS
@DawnTime In my opinion it was the best one of the series!
1 week, 4 days ago on Your Verdict on Dark Water & Episode Ranking
@md_ouellette Haha well ;)
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Series 8: Meet the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere
@foolmentaljoker That bugged me too, but maybe there was just a little gap where the doctor hesitated to see what the cybermen were doing.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Poll: The Missy Reveal
Very very good, but the musical score let it down massively. It completely lacked.
3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water
10/10, and the best non-special since The Stolen Earth / Journey's End for me.
2 months 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.
2 months ago on Face-Off: Blink vs Listen
@Scootersfood Sorry, the abzorbaloff.
2 months, 1 week 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.
2 months, 2 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
2 months, 2 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.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Horowitz on Showrunner Rumours
@SulaymanKhan Absolutely not! It's very respectable indeed :D
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Your Verdict on Deep Breath
@Ivegotkidneys is in a Dalek and who worked at UNIT for a while?
2 months, 3 weeks 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, 3 weeks 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, 3 weeks 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, 4 weeks 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.
3 months ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings
So basically he wrote the entire episode around this scene?
3 months 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
3 months, 1 week 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
3 months, 1 week 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..
3 months, 1 week 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.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on 2014’s Christmas Special Director
@bowtiesarecool100 Not delayed. That is the new schedule.
Ooooohh!! 23rd just cannot come soon enough
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Deep Breath Synopsis
I completely agree! But only as long as it doesn't compromise the actual episodes
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Moffat: Big Plans For Future Online Episodes