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A theory I saw recently claimed that Missy is the Valeyard. I like this theory; surely the Valeyard ought to have turned up by now?

13 hours, 45 minutes ago on 12 Great Moments From Flatline

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The Sonic didn't save the day.  The Doctor used the TARDIS to plan the solution to the problem and the TARDIS is likely to be what is powering the solution; the sonic screwdriver is merely the device used to transmit the signal, which could not have been done without the TARDIS being full size.

1 day, 9 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Flatline

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I suppose that makes Love and Monsters Elton Who...

2 days, 19 hours ago on ‘Doctor Who’ or ‘Clara Who?’

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Yet logical doesn't seem like Moffat.  However, maybe he is for once going with the obvious explanation and the logical one?  That would be interesting and a welcome change.

4 days, 12 hours ago on Dark Water Official Synopsis

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With regards to No.5, I always liked the character of Nerris.  It shows RTD's attention to detail in that she was mentioned often in Series 4 and appeared once more in The End of Time at the wedding.

6 days, 8 hours ago on Who Tunes: Ranking the Lyrical Songs of Doctor Who

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I think it would be rather unusual for the Cybermen to be the actual main villain, behind the heaven plot.  Moffat wouldn't make it so simple, unless he is going to make it simple as a change.

1 week ago on DWM #479: Heaven or Hell?

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I felt that I had to give this episode 10/10.  It was excellent, though I perhaps would have preferred to rate it 9/10, for the simple reason that I gave Kill the Moon 10/10 when upon reflection it was probably more of an eight or nine, so Mummy on the Orient Express, being better than Kill the Moon, had to also receive a 10.

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

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The last Frost Fair was in 1814.  Is this book historically accurate?

1 week, 3 days ago on Silhouette Review

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She is a companion as much as Adam Mitchell is. Both were in an episode as a guest character and then joined the Doctor for the following one.

1 week, 4 days ago on Is Courtney Woods a Companion?

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My theory is that people whom liked The Lodger also generally liked Closing Time, but most voted for The Lodger, hence why Planet of the Dead overtook Closing Time.

2 weeks ago on Your Verdict on The Caretaker & Episode Ranking

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Interestingly whilst I was watching the episode abortion did come to mind. Could there be a pro life message in the episode? Quite possibly; people do worry about the negative effect of having a baby and may decide that it is best in their opinion for the baby to be killed. The moon hatching and having very few negative effects certainly paints a positive image; having an abortion is rarely the wisest thing to do. It's interesting how many different ways one can interpret an episode of Doctor Who.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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I quite liked Capaldi's shirt in Kill the Moon. I like how his outfit changes slightly every episode.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Next Time: Mummy on the Orient Express

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If she was born in Britain, she can't, as US Presidents must be born in the USA.  I don't know why the Americans have this silly rule; in Britain anyone living in the UK can become the Prime Minister.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Kill the Moon – 12 Hints & Teasers

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The Doctor must have a lot of spare time, and thus my theory is that he decided to repair the Orange Spacesuit after Series 2 and also felt inclined to make some more.  I also think that the Doctor gave that spacesuit to Orson so that Clara thought it was him calling her, not Orson.  I don't remember those suits being on the Pentallion.

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Kill the Moon Advance Review

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Series 8 Clara is much better than Series 7 Clara, but she's still nowhere near my top ten companions.  She just seems to generic and is not utilised too well.  I also dislike how all the episodes seem to centre around her.

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Kill the Moon Advance Review

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You know you hate a character when you actively wish for the Cybermen to kill or upgrade them.

2 weeks, 5 days ago on Kill the Moon Advance Review

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They are definitely one of the best TARDIS trios the show has ever had.  I much prefer the two (or three) companion set up to a single companion.  There have been many excellent trios: the Fourth Doctor, Sarah and Harry; the Third Doctor, Jo and the Brigadier; the Second Doctor, Jamie and either Victoria or Zoe; the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K-9; the Ninth Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack (and arguably Mickey) and one of my personal favourites: the Fifth Doctor, Adric, Nyssa and Tegan (though strictly speaking that's three).

3 weeks ago on Remembering the Ponds – 2 Years On

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"Post Junkyard" - surely you mean "Pre-Junkyard"?

1 month ago on Listen: Breaking the Time Lock?

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@stargazer0118 @ilyootha @yoshfiction @YaelMoise Maybe it wasn't his suit?  Maybe the Doctor just wanted Orson to make a fashion statement when he called Clara, and lent him his space suit.

1 month ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon

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@MaraBackman Causes the young girl to die, perhaps?

1 month ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon

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@Rani Nose @Oodkind I think children should be shown to die in Doctor Who.  It really would add an uncertainty over whom will live.

1 month ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon

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@Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen He's shown changing the lightbulb on top of the TARDIS in Pond Life, so it can't be that.

1 month ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon

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Depending on the vote of the referendum, an interesting article could be How would Scottish Independence effect Doctor Who?  First of all, we'd no longer have a British Doctor.  The actor and executive producer would both be foreign. 

1 month ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis

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@MetamorphmagusWho met 7, 8 and Ace Some Strictly viewers may stay on the channel and casually watch Doctor Who.

1 month ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis

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@ilyootha @The Lazy Cat Is Baffled By Clara Oswald  The three founders of Time Lord Society were Rassilon, Omega and the Other, if I am correct.  I'm quite sure that the Other is canon and has something to do with the Doctor, as implied in Remembrence of the Daleks.

1 month ago on Listen Review

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@MaraBackman @ Notsosmartguy: Time Thievious Racoonus Unless you're Adric, of course.

1 month ago on Listen Review

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I thought that barn was on another planet involved in the war but not Gallifrey.  I thought wrongly.

1 month ago on Listen Review

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@Deus_Ex_Machina I think it is great that Moffat is allowing these little easter eggs into the show.  This is the sort of referencing which does not detract from the plot.  It is also good that comic book characters are now being included, as for many years the television show was not on air.

1 month ago on Next Time: Time Heist

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We saw the alien!  We clearly saw something, so there was a monster!

1 month ago on Poll: Listen – Was there a Monster or not?

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I have to say, I hated Series 7 Clara, but this Clara is such an improvement.  Her characterisation is much better; it feels as though she is a real, three-dimensional person.

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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@The Moment @MrRazza, Investigating Missy and Mr Pink @JP7 But we saw it!  Or is Moffat trying to make us think we imagined it too?

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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@bl0ndie98 It's confusing.  Perhaps there was a monster, and Clara teaches the Doctor that it's okay to be afraid of it?

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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@JonathanLaws @TheDoctor_is_in @The Abominable Zombie @IceDaleks If pre-war Gallifrey is not time-locked, then why doesn't the Doctor visit it more often? 

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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@Buckeyesfan He probably took it back from the table whilst escaping the castle.

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Robot of Sherwood

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George Stevenson in The Mark of the Rani.  Ridiculous northern accents, mind you.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Why I Love… Celebrity Historicals

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@Romanadvoratrelundar @MoserGray I think people prefer to watch shows like the X Factor live, but will still watch a drama like Doctor Who later on the iPlayer.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Into the Dalek UK Ratings

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I saw this in the cinema, and I have to say, the Sixth Doctor joke about him dying from physical exercise was quite amusing.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Watch the Deep Breath Cinema “Prequel”

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That middle eight really needs to return to the closing credits.  It is perhaps my favourite section of the theme tune.  I was glad that it appeared in the 50th at least.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Examining Series 8’s New Title Sequence

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The music in the trailer sounds familiar, but I can't quite place it.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Next Time: Robot of Sherwood

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It's interesting how Moffat depicts the Anglican Church of the future as accepting agay marriage.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Addressing the Deep Breath Kiss

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It would be helpful if these statistics could be compared with the average proportion of non- heterosexual people in the population. The last time I checked the figure was around five or ten per cent though I could be wrong. If the proportions are similar then I am fine with the current level of LGBT representation. On another note, surely Vastra and Jenny would have struggled to find priest whom would marry them in Victorian London?

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Addressing the Deep Breath Kiss

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Perhaps my favourite TARDIS team: the Fifth Doctor, Adric, Nyssa and Tegan.  I might consider purchasing it.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Review: The Fifth Doctor Box Set (Spoiler-Free)

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@Clara Laurinda @Jenna Coleslaw @The Eleventh Doctor  @Antee991166 It was called the Zero Room, and later it became the Zero Cabinet when it had to be destroyed for fuel to escape the big bang in Castrovalva.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Deep Breath Clip

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Why not just call it Doctor Who Confidential?

2 months ago on “Doctor Who Extra” Announced

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The thing I dislike about Clara most is the fact that she is too similar to the other New Who companions: young, female, from the present and human.  We have had these primary companions for almost ten years now.  Perhaps it is time to introduce a primary, solitary male or alien companion instead?

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Popular / Unpopular Opinion: Clara Oswald

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In the final comment, which Baker is he referring to?  I'd assume that it's Tom, but I really hope it could be Colin.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Moffat on Why Series 8 Needed A Big Shake-Up

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@floppy_who @TAFKA-A In a way, I think that the Sixth Doctor's outfit matched his personality.  It made a statement; it was harsh and flamboyant; here was a man whom cared little of what you thought of his outfit.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat on Capaldi’s “Grey-haired stick-insect” Look

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@The Mind Probe Perhaps Foxes is the entertainment on the Orient Express?

2 months, 4 weeks ago on SFX #251 Previews Series 8

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@Moxx The Doctor seems quite content and is happy reading a book with his tea in an armchair at the start of the movie; he seems rather vexed and disturbed by the Master's reappearance and his quest to transport his body.  Almost unwilling to act, in a way.  Yet the regeneration leads to a new willingness for adventure.  In fact, I would put it forward that perhaps the reason why he does not bother to check where he has landed, prior to being shot, is because he has been out of the action for so long.

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

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We have to remember that the McGann console room was actually first used by the Seventh Doctor.  I think it suits him better; after many years he has settled down, making his home more comfortable.

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

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