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@IanOTimelord It seems only robots get to go to the promised land. Seeing as we know Missy will have her main appearance in the cybermen episode, I'm guessing the cybermen need robot parts
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Robot of Sherwood
@The Living Angel That would explain his appearance in Pompeii
4 months, 1 week ago on Doctor Who Series 8 TV Launch Trailer
@SteviePenny Well, that's probably because the BBC vfx department was shut down last year, so now they've got independent vfx comapanies working on the show, just like with Game of Thrones
How about we make it even better by having both Matt Smith AND David Tennant in series 5? Seeing as Moffat was talking about the first Tennant we meet is at the end of his life, we could also have Smith
5 months, 2 weeks ago on What if… Tennant had stayed for Series 5?
@RobertLythgoe @giddir Actually, I think that most of Moffat's scripts look very good on paper and are very good reads. If you just think about the concepts and ideas and plots we see, they're actually really cool and amazing ideas. But scripts never turn out as you imagine them while writing them, and not everything works as well on screen as it did on paper. So I think that the directors and producers are to blame when something doesn't look quite right, not Moffat. His ideas are wonderful.
6 months, 1 week ago on Moffat: Day Was My Most Difficult Script Ever
@maxbeeman Was he misused?
6 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 Misused Actors in Doctor Who
Capaldi meeting Captain Jack would be bittersweet, though, 'cause I always wanted to see Matt meet him :(
7 months, 1 week ago on Barrowman on Jack’s Future: There’s a lot more to tell
@lukashcartoon I think that a lot of the idea and stories they write look really good on paper when writing them, but then turns out to not be as good when shown on TV, or even, they are really good stories, but the directors don't make the stories into great episodes. Things like the Mel thing probably looked really good on paper, but didn't work as well when transcribed to TV
7 months, 1 week ago on Smith: The best storytelling was in Series 5
@DavidSJH But the story arcs is what makes Moffat amazing? Also, people need to understand that the scripts might look great when writing and reading them, but then not turn out that great when produced. That's not the writers fault. That's the director.
Series 5 was the perfect series of Doctor Who. It had an amazing story that was intriguing, yet not too complicated. At the end I felt very satisfied with the resolution, and there were so many questions still unanswered that it really felt like the beginning of an amazingly epic adventure. Pandorica cliffhanger was top notch as well.
The Big Bang for me. I just felt so completely satisfied with that ending. Series 5 had an amazing resolution, and The Doctor, Amy and Rory all standing there in suits and dresses after the wedding, going on a new adventure. But even though it was the resolution, you still felt like there was a grand, epic adventure in front of them, cause this was just the beginning
7 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 13
@TheDoctor_is_in Moffat was the one that really brought the show to America, though
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat Explains Doctor’s Timey Tomb
I don't actually like Silence in the Library anymore. I used to, but after getting used to the amazing production quality of series 5, SinL just felt so chaotic. There's so much noise and fast music and screaming and shouting. It's become near unwatchable for me
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 8
@JolomontheDestroyer Really? I actually found this explanation easier applied to Amy and Rory than to the tomb on Trenzalore
@supermoff Well said
I just assumed that, seeing as Clara didn't see Capaldi in the time scar, the tissue was the scar of his first regeneration cycle, and that it was left on Trenzalore when he regenerated.
@VortexDan Hahah, you're saying that like RTD's run had any plot at all, and not just chaos with lots of shouting and running and fast paced electronic music, as well as awkward acting and weird plot developments. Let's not even mention the vfx. (I'm exaggerating here, of course I love several RTD episodes, I just prefer series 5)
The Girl in the Fireplace was the first episode I ever saw, and the one that got me hooked
7 months, 4 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 4
@DW_girl @Amy the Consulting Key Ring @BiBernardus I definitely think that the time scar we saw in Name of The Doctor is the scar of his first regeneration cycle, that he left there when regenerating. That explains why, when Clara entered his time line, we only saw previous incarnations. The people of Trenzalore found the time scar he left behind, thinking he died to save them, and buried him. Don't know about the TARDIS, though
8 months ago on Silence Will Fall – The Complete Timeline
@Baker Street I like Time/Flesh, simply because it was the first episode Matt Smith filmed after the end of time. So, really, we're seeing him step right into the role, in the middle of the plot.
8 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (12-06)
@lukashcartoon I actually don't care for Vincent much other than the emotional ending. I feel the rest of the episode and the monster are average at best. Wife was one of the better, but not amazing
8 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (5-1)
@Master Michael Moon Series 5 was so frickin' good. The plot arc has such an amazing and interesting development + pacing, and the finale is just really, really good. I felt so satisfied at the resolution.
@Who is the Doctor Well, that's fairly accurate though. Series 5 was on of the best seasons ever, if not the best, and series 6B and 7 were mostly downhill
@hybries Watching it in 3D in the theaters is one of the absolute best experiences of my life. I will never forget, especially the moment when we flew into the time war. And the audience reactions were amazing
@The_Horrors_Crimson What's special about the Doctor's wife though? I mean, The Day of The Doctor had all Doctors, time lord, Gallifrey, great visual effects, great acting and plot development + pacing, Billie Piper and so on
@Ivegotkidneys This is a great list, and I agree. Personally I'd put series 5 on top, 'cause it was perfet Who for me, but I love series 1 as well. I'm so glad you picked up on the fact that 6A is actually pretty good (remember all the excitement and wild theories and general activity there was among Whovians at the time? GREAT), but then they ruined it with a really bad 6B.
8 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: Series 7 (2012-2013)
@The Questor My sentiment exactly
8 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (39-34)
@ilyootha Nothing. It's the cheap resolution..
8 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (33-27)
@FallenNocturne @SonicTheHedgehogRules @Galax @Deus_Ex_Machina The Twilight books are actually not that bad. The movies suck major behind, though
They've managed to pull surprise deaths off in other series, such as House of Cards. I suppose this is different, though
9 months ago on Doctor Who’s Biggest Missed Opportunity: A Surprise Regeneration
@OnTheFieldsOfTrenzalore Not always, but it would be nice for once
@WhoPotterVian Not if they filmed it at a closed location at a time that was announced they would be filming on.
I have always wanted a surprise regeneration, and it doesn't even have to be like that. They can still announce that Capadli is leaving in a year and tell us who's taking over, and then surprise us by having him regenerate much earlier than announced. The best would be if we didn't know who the new actor was though. It would be so cool
@ericbfg We might get a different relationship now that the Doctor is older, though
9 months, 1 week ago on Gillan on Moffat Female Character Criticisms
Amy's goodbye didn't really affect me in any way. I didn't really care. Elevens goodbye was the biggest cry for me
9 months, 1 week ago on 10 Most Heartbreaking New Who Moments
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9 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Vincent and the Doctor
Gave it at 7/10. I'll admit the ending is quite beautiful and tragic (EXCEPT FOR THAT ONE SHOT WHERE THEY ARE STANDING ON A SPINNING FLOORBOARD OMG THAT'S SO STUPID) *inhale* *sigh*.. but I wouldn't say the episode is outstanding, it's just good.
Also, when I'm introducing people to Doctor Who, this is usually the episode I show them first, 'cause I know they'll be hooked
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Time of Angels / Flesh & Stone
I love this episode, because this was the first episode of Series 5 that was filmed, so really it's Matt's first performance as the Doctor, which is also very visible in that his look in this episode is way more similar to what he looked like in The End of Time than in The Eleventh Hour