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IMHO If countries want a Doctor Who episode filmed in there they will have to get their scriptwriters to come up with a story that cannot be filmed in the UK.  A new monster possibly based on local legend may be nice.


Note:  The UK has lots of rain but no rainforest or desert.  Land marks can be natural or man made.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Doctor Who – A Global Phenomenon: Part 5: An Unexpected Journey

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The barmaid side of Clara has not been brought out.  The governess side morphed into a nanny and then a teacher.  Something could be done for the barmaid, for example as a student she may have worked as a barmaid to pay her way through university.


Next does she remember the Doctor's lives?  If so she would recognise all the Doctor's previous companions.

4 weeks, 1 day ago on Popular / Unpopular Opinion: Clara Oswald

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Clara seems to have given up wearing red dresses.

1 month ago on Capaldi’s Doctor More Alien, Less “human-friendly”

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Was there any noise in the clip that was unusual?

Although with the loud theme music we probably could not hear it.


The Doctor could be listening for footprints or a drill or the approach of an invisible spacecraft.

1 month ago on Listen! Series 8 Teaser Trailer

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The number of regenerations is the sort of thing two Time Lords would talk about.  The Doctor getting a second set of regenerations would be the talk of Gallifrey.

1 month, 1 week ago on Moffat Questions “Twelfth Doctor” Title

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If you are looking for symbolism do not forget the outside of the Tardis.  It looks like a police box.  So it shows it is British, helps people in trouble, brave, camouflage - has secrets and does not carry a guns.

1 month, 1 week ago on How does the TARDIS reflect the Doctor?

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The sonic screwdrivers were obviously made to repair the TARDIS.  It would be able to do anything a repair man would carry a tool in his tool box to do.  It was not designed to be a weapon.  Its functions may be extended to diagnose and repair repair humans and Time Lords.


A repairman may wish to replace a metal panel.  He would would use a cutting tool to cut the metal and a crane to lift the panel into place.  Any cutting tool would be short range to prevent accidental damage to other things.  A levitation and pushing facility is a high tech replacement for the crane.  So they sonic screw driver would be able to get the Dalek but not the Cyberman.

1 month, 1 week ago on Doctor Who’s Biggest Deus Ex Machina

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@A Friend of the Ood @VidarRaven The Silence messed around with her DNA, although something may have been needed that only the Time Vortex could supply.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on An Earthly Gallifrey

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Gallifrey as Earth does not fit.  It is also a bigger planet.  To have a similar gravity to Earth its core will have to contain less iron.


A simple explanation is that in future humans invent time travel.  They go back in time before the creation of the Earth and find an uninhabited planet - Gallifrey.  They move in and become the Time Lords.  The two hearts could evolve before or after they arrive.

2 months ago on An Earthly Gallifrey

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There are many types of apes including chimpanzees and gorillas. Humans are a type of ape but we are neither chimpanzees nor gorillas.

2 months ago on An Earthly Gallifrey

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@JamieJones723 @Andrew_Swallow True.  One of the darker parts of post 9/11 entertainment is the return of Doctor Who.


During the dark days of the Cold War the TV show Doctor Who came with the Berlin Wall and left with it +/- 2 years.

2 months ago on Should Doctor Who Adopt a Darker Tone?

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Doctor Who reflects Britain at the time it was made.  If Britain has been getting darker over the last 2-3 years then the show will reflect this.


I have noticed that people in the USA and UK are less willing to put up with political correctness.

2 months ago on Should Doctor Who Adopt a Darker Tone?

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The Doctor is definitely shown to be a Time Lord in the War Games.  It is implied that the time Lords are aliens.


When the Master first turns up a third Time Lord warns the Doctor.


The Doctor is shown to have special powers when the First Doctor regenerates into the Second Doctor.

2 months ago on Moffat: Who says the Doctor is NOT human?

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'The Moment' has disappeared.  It may have wiped some of the other dangers out when the time lock was applied.


The weapon could have stayed on Gallifrey, be hiding in the Tardis or it may have escaped into the wild.

2 months ago on Why Bringing Back Gallifrey Is Right…

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The alternative to being given a Tardis is for the Master to steal one to escape.  More in character.

2 months, 1 week ago on The Master’s Moffat Plan

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The Master could have acquired a fourth aim - Kill the Time Lords.


The Doctor then has to save the Time lords whilst keeping them imprisoned.

2 months, 1 week ago on The Master’s Moffat Plan

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In 'The Last of the Time Lords' the Doctor told the Master about several monsters from the Time War.  Some of these may still be attacking Gallifrey.  Each one can have its own episode where he defeats the attacker.

2 months, 1 week ago on Why Bringing Back Gallifrey is Wrong

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@Liam Thomas @drjakeyoung The day Mrs Thatcher became Prime Minister women had power.  So any argument that modern women cannot be sexist due to lack of power is a lie.  Now ask the extremely important question "What benefit do these people gain from lying?"

3 months ago on Sexism and Doctor Who: The Truth

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If you want to ask a sexist question ask "Why so few villains female?"

3 months ago on Sexism and Doctor Who: The Truth

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In the 'Day of the Doctor' the Doctor saved the Time Lords but for their many crimes he also imprisoned them.  In 'The End of Time' he returned Gallifrey and the Time Lords to prison.


In 'the Unquiet Dead' the Doctor also returned the Gelth a time race to their prison.  The first thing the Gelth did on being allowed out was to start a massacre.  This leads to a question "Who destroyed the Gelth's planet?"  Suspects include the Daleks, the Time Lords and the Doctor.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Moffat: Day Was My Most Difficult Script Ever

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There is a whole planet of Time Lords, one of them could decide he wants a more exciting life.  Call the show Professor What.  The Professor can then talk with an American/French/German accent and behave in an appropriate way.  An American Time Lord's Tardis could look like a fire hydrant or one of those tents used by people who repair the road.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Could An Overseas Version of Doctor Who Ever Work?

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It is expensive to film on at an overseas location like Lanzarote.  If they can use the location for two different episodes they can save the second airfare.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Series 8 Filming: Volcano Day

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Does the Chapter still have time travel?


The attack on the Doctor by the Silence seems very, very complicated.  I suspect that the Doctor hijacked their plan in some way to create River Song and to reprogram her not to kill him.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Who Mysteries: What Happened to the Kovarian Chapter?

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There are several possible Time Lord stories before they are brought back.

Rassilon could be deposed.

Romana should be freed.

There were several monsters running around during the Time War - they need defeating.

A passage way allowing a Tardis to pass through could be created.

What happened to The Moment?  Is it in the Tardis or on Gallifrey?

4 months, 1 week ago on Thoughts on a Return for Gallifrey

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I suspect that the Tardis could make a new body of Idris using the round bubble equipment we saw in "Journey to the Centre of the Tardis".

4 months, 1 week ago on Suranne Jones on Bringing Idris Back

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@Huknar @Kiler1995@Master Michael MoonDefinitely a war, the Daleks fought all the other races in orbit around Trenzalore.  This happened off screen since we only saw the Doctor's part.

4 months, 4 weeks ago on Doctor Who: Control-Alt-Delete

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The Time Lords did something special to the Doctor.  This could have resulted in him having a second time line.  The first time line can then be put into the tomb.


I suspect that only Time Lords could set up a tomb containing a time line.  So the creator of the tomb would be the other Time Lords, the Doctor or the TARDIS.


Tardises are grown so the Doctor could have grown a second Tardis like tomb for his first time line.  Add a couple of lines to one of the new season's scripts and the plot hole is filled.

5 months ago on Moffat Explains Doctor’s Timey Tomb

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The computer in Red Dwarf was both a ship and a companion.


The Tardis could write messages.  There is a screen in the control room.

5 months ago on Could the TARDIS Become a Permanent Companion?

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@LaraHarris The Doctor 12 and 13 were both on Trenzalore so creating a fake grave for himself is possible.  The last regeneration being different from normal regenerations may even have freed the 'time line' to go into the grave.  What is difficult is leaving a Tardis.


I suppose the Tardis's manufacturing room may have been told to fake the big blue box, it does nor have to travel through space.

5 months, 1 week ago on Silence Will Fall – The Complete Timeline

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Some where along the line the Church of Silence managed to make a TARDIS and kidnap Amy.  I suspect that the Doctor was running the group that made Rive Song because there are much simpler ways of organising an assassination.

5 months, 1 week ago on Silence Will Fall – The Complete Timeline

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The BBC would have old men playing both the Doctor and the Master.  a big change from the young Doctor.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Major Series 8 Villain Revealed?

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The Time Lords knew that if the Doctor wanted them to come though he would have told them to come though, he had been there several hundred years.  No authorisation meant that it was too dangerous.  The Daleks for instance were waiting in ambush.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on The Actual Plot Holes in Doctor Who

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The plot hole in 'The Day of the Doctor' is that the Dalek planets would have survived.  Only the ships around Gallifrey would have been destroyed.  Any Time Lords off Gallifrey would also have survived (although they may have gone into hiding).

5 months, 3 weeks ago on The Actual Plot Holes in Doctor Who

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If there is no alien then what is The Doctor doing interfering?  Humans Vs. humans is a human matter.


The Doctor did not stop the black death, slavery or kill Hitler.  So interfering in anything less is just favouritism.

5 months, 4 weeks ago on Bring Back… the Pure Historicals

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There is a whole planet of Time Lords.  If you want to make a new series in France or the USA then use a different Time Lord with her own TARDIS.

6 months ago on Moffat: Remaking Doctor Who would be Insane

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A Time Lord spacesuit may mean they are meeting a Time Lord.


Alternatively the BBC just saved money but reusing the existing spacesuit.  However using a spacesuit on Earth is a weird thing to do.

6 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Filming: A Night Out

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@Venawesomeo Mail readers tend to like Americans, French actors may be a different matter.


The Doctor has to be British.  The companion is better being British.  Reoccurring roles can be anything.  A second Time Lord would probably be a reoccurring role.

6 months, 1 week ago on A Time Lord Wish List

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The arrival of a new Doctor can be hidden, just claim he is a companion.  It is the departure of the old Doctor that is hard to hide.  His agent will be ringing around every producer trying to find a new role for the actor.  The newspapers will get to hear about this.

6 months, 1 week ago on Doctor Who’s Biggest Missed Opportunity: A Surprise Regeneration

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Doctor Who is selling in the USA so you can bring in American actors.


Patricia Tallman (Babylon 5, Night of the Living Dead, Anne Manx radio plays) can play the warrior woman.  A Time Lady soldier that say got marooned and survives by kicking everyone's ass.  Pat can play both good and evil parts, which is unusual for American actresses.

6 months, 1 week ago on A Time Lord Wish List

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Holographic clothes are 'Silence' technology rather than 'Time Lord' technology so the TARDIS does not come into it.  There may be a big computer somewhere in the Papal mainframe controlling this.


6 months, 2 weeks ago on Sciencey Wiencey: The Time of the Doctor

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@beskar @Andrew_SwallowThe Time War went on a long time.  The Doctor could have been damaged, repaired by Rose and then returned to complete the War.

6 months, 4 weeks ago on What if… the Ninth Doctor was the War Doctor?

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If Christopher Eccleston fought the time war it must have been when he was with Rose.  Which will be why Bad Wolf came back.


The time period could be the secret or the secret could be something else; such as Gallifrey surviving.

6 months, 4 weeks ago on What if… the Ninth Doctor was the War Doctor?

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