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@Antee991166 @The_Eternal_Dalek Repeats always get higher scores though, due to it normally being a more devoted audience rather than just casual viewers. At any rate everything is still holding up fine.
1 hour, 51 minutes ago on Into the Dalek UK Ratings
@Scootersfood @Ottoman14 It's already been cancelled, twice, and had an "indefinite hiatus" placed on it.
1 hour, 52 minutes ago on Into the Dalek UK Ratings
@Romanadvoratrelundar @MoserGray The BBC shouldn't be concerned with the financial value of the show, because that shouldn't be their concern. Luckily Doctor Who is in a position where it doesn't need to have the financial backing to keep it going, it is still there on its own merit.
1 hour, 53 minutes ago on Into the Dalek UK Ratings
@Antee991166 I always love it when people talk about slight downward turns, it dipped a few points, it is still at a value considered "good" for a drama.
1 hour, 55 minutes ago on Into the Dalek UK Ratings
If only Ben, Jamie and Harry knew about the Doctor's new policy...
15 hours, 53 minutes ago on A Study of Pink: Danny Speculation
@Silurian53 And before anyone says anything, I mean that because the BBC can get raw viewing figures so can track how many people have gone back to watch it several times (clearly giving a feel for how much they are enjoying it).
1 day, 1 hour ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings
@Silurian53 You forgot the iPlayer.
@King Joffery Was Resurrection not enough?
3 days, 15 hours ago on Into the Dalek Spoiler-Free Review
@Antee991166 @Planet of the Deaf @LGwalchmai95 If anything those examples show more that the Daleks tend to go between extremes, brilliant and poor. Try comparing Genesis to its surrounding two Dalek stories, they cannot even compete.
Made it 40 seconds in before giving up, that man's laugh is just going right through me.
5 days, 1 hour ago on Watch the Deep Breath Cinema “Prequel”
@Dalekium Well said, although society is definitely improving.
5 days, 15 hours ago on Addressing the Deep Breath Kiss
@TheOncomingHurricane @MrJimiTheFish @The_Eternal_Dalek Indeed, although it differs, it is the equivalent of English dinner in Scotland yet an afternoon snack with cakes and the eponymous drink in England.
@MrJimiTheFish @The_Eternal_Dalek I'm Scottish, tea is dinner (since our dinner is what you'd call lunch).
@TheOncomingHurricane @The_Eternal_Dalek It would still involve her exhaling though, or at the very least Jenny inhaling.
@TardisBoy I know, didn't the church claim that flooding in the south of England was the result of the legalisation of gay marriage? Of course in the ultimate irony, once the rain stopped rainbows appeared everywhere.
Personally I found it really awkward, although I would stress, I feel exactly the same way about them sticking hetero sexual kisses in the show. I just don't want to watch two people playing tonsil tennis while I'm trying to eat my tea, that's nothing to do with the genders of the people responsible though.
However, within the context of the story, Vastra released air from her lungs to keep Jenny going, isn't that pretty much breathing?
@Luna23 @Antee991166 Guess what, overnights mean nothing. Literally nothing. They have absolutely no bearing on the show or its future.
Go troll somewhere else.
5 days, 17 hours ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings
We are looking at technology from the 51st century that has further developed over mills ions of years. Who knows what sort of bizarre technology the droid uses, it clearly works whatever it does.
5 days, 21 hours ago on Sciencey Wiencey: Deep Breath
DWTV, may I politely request that the overnight ratings don't get reported? Ultimately nobody in the TV industry is interested in them so they have no impact on the show itself. AI ratings may, but overnights certainly don't, all they do is feed the trolls.
6 days, 20 hours ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings
I'm still sticking with the Master, it is definitely the sort of thing Moffat would do, just to wind up certain portions of the fan base (we know who they are).
1 week ago on Introducing Missy the “Gatekeeper”: Who is She?
@I've had an Accident Because he expected her to figure a way out of it, so he saved his own skin and left her to it.
1 week, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath
Missy? Mistress? Mast... *sees red dot* Never mind nothing to see here.
@The Lazy Cat It means she's getting a sadistic pleasure from torturing the fans over whether she is going or not. That's all we can tell.
1 week, 2 days ago on Coleman on Exit Rumours: “I don’t want to tell you the truth”
@ShameOnSM @Antee991166 The Valeyard isn't a future Doctor though, just an aspect of a "future" Doctor (of course now it is a "past" incarnation).
1 week, 2 days ago on Moffat Teases “Major Foe” For Series 8
@SonicTheHedgehogRules They are, if you want to fill the show with your head canon, go ahead, but it doesn't change the facts.
@JackArtaganMackenna The Terrible Zodin then.
@mclarke2410 @Antee991166 He wasn't born literally between them, it was just somewhere during those two incarnations (the Great Intelligence confirmed it still hadn't happened in The Name of the Doctor, but that it would still happen during the remainder of his thirteenth incarnation).
1 week, 3 days ago on Moffat Teases “Major Foe” For Series 8
@supermoff Now? Surely this was obvious from the moment the trailers rolled...
@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey There is enough of a gap to allow the Master to still be around in the Whoniverse. This of course could lead to the Master seeking revenge on the Time Lords for what they did to him making the Doctor's search more urgent because if the Master gets there first he might lose Gallifrey all over again...
@supermoff It already has, according to the Great Intelligence he should already have been created and will be around already.
@TardisBoy Moffat never lies, but he loves to mislead.
@SonicTheHedgehogRules Proper Cybermen are already back.
@MeglosProductions Well if she makes it to Christmas 2015 she'll have had a longer consecutive run than any other actor or actress has ever had in a companion role. She has a lot of potential for development, we need to wait and see.
1 week, 3 days ago on Capaldi on Coleman Leaving Rumours
@Deus_Ex_Machina But he is returning, just hasn't been announced how yet.
@TheOncomingSnow @Regenerated Catterson @The_Eternal_Dalek You have a very generous definition of the present then, as it has never crashed then.
1 week, 4 days ago on Details on Series 8′s First Four Episodes
@Regenerated Catterson Not always, it's avoided the earth on a fair few occasions.
@Lord of Time Matt Smith ruined everything on set. On his first day he was walking around with Steven Moffat and spilled a cup of coffee all over a poor woman. Later on he bumped into another woman and apologised to her for spilling coffee on her earlier. At this point Steven Moffat told him he'd apologised to the wrong woman but he simply responded "No, that was the second cup I spilt".
1 week, 4 days ago on Series 8: 3 Days Teaser
Doctor Who Extra, exclusive to the BBC iPlayer! Also available on the Red Button!
Anyone else see the problem?
1 week, 4 days ago on “Doctor Who Extra” Announced
@Adric the Genius To separate it from those horrors at BBC Three who axed the show.
1 week, 5 days ago on “Doctor Who Extra” Announced
@SuitMan13 Some will insist it is something different of course just to be horribly awkward...
1 week, 6 days ago on Series 8: All Titles Revealed
@AztecsDaleksAndCavemen It was originally "A River Song Ending" hoping it would end people using acronyms to refer to episodes online.
@TheIdleIdol The second half of the Tenth Doctor's life was a new incarnation, as the Eleventh Doctor would later confirm in The Time of the Doctor. Still the same Doctor and same face, but it was a whole regeneration and knocked him to the twelfth incarnation.
2 weeks ago on Is Doctor Who History Repeating Itself?
@TheCapaldiMasterplan @The_Eternal_Dalek I would believe that if it wasn't for Danny Cohen's press release.
Needless to say his explanation was nothing short of insulting towards Steven Moffat, basically saying he was incapable of handling two jobs at once and that he must be a dreadful father as well since he clearly takes no time off the shows.
Insult a man's work all you want, but when you start making assumptions about his personal life you've gone too far. As per usual it's a new controller trying to get himself noticed at the BBC, not that commissioning that awful singing show hadn't done that already...
@HohenheimOL He crashed and burned certainly, but if you get shot out of the sky that's inevitable.
@Sharaz_Jek @microbat98 Brain of Morbius presumably, but it had long since been retconned.
Unfortunately history is repeating itself as it is always doomed to. Our only hope is that the comparison is only a temporary "coincidence".
There have been so many events that could be linked and connected up. There's even one you missed, the controller of BBC One pulling a stunt with the broadcasting schedule to make the producer and the show look bad (which did us out of a series in both 1985 and 2012/13).
@VictorWong1 Doctor Who was a cash cow for the BBC even in the 80s (back then of course it was one of the few shows actually making more money for the BBC than it cost to make).
What happened then was somebody didn't like Doctor Who and with some of his friends set up a hate campaign and destroyed the show's reputation. The worrying thing is while there is nobody who hates Doctor Who (that we are aware of) there is a high up exec who isn't a fan of Steven Moffat (in particular the fact he's got two of their biggest shows) and he has attacked Doctor Who in the past because of it. Anything more extreme could place it in a similar position.
@TheAmazingSkyFaller™ Yes, but if you report that exact same story every single year it is going to be correct on one of them.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?
@MaraBackman Still two years which is definitely longer than most last.
@ilyootha is back in home Universe @sontaran17 @The_Eternal_Dalek Difference is though Catherine Tate had an interrupted run where she wasn't the companion even if she was a "one-off" whereas Jenna Coleman has been in the companion role since The Snowmen. It's a nightmare for "the fans with their lists" (as Steven Moffat likes to call us) but at the end of the day, she's done the work so should get the credit. To start complaining she doesn't deserve it because we have a different version of the character is a bit ridiculous. She stuck with the role longer than anyone else through consecutive episodes.