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In my opinion they were a lot of fuss about nothing. I didn't care about them, I didn't like them and too much emphasis was put on them during Matt Smith's time. I must be getting on because I remember when Dr Who was, you know, about the Dr and not his companions. I can say the same for Rose as well. Why does every companion now need to save the universe every bit as much as the Doctor does?

3 weeks ago on Remembering the Ponds – 2 Years On

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Awful episode made even more awful by the utterly awful idiot James Corden. I try daily to erase it from my memory but alas I'm not Cyberman and Can't.

Too each their own but I loathed this episode.

4 weeks ago on Why I Love… Closing Time

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I'm still undecided on this episode.

1 month ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant

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@Battlion I wouldn't say the show has been ruined I just dislike it a lot more than I did when it returned and the only thing to blame for that is the smug and quite frankly overated Mr Moffat.

Again though, I love Peter Capaldi as the Dr and Moffat has written a couple of episodes I have enjoyed. I'm still undecided about "Listen" Though.

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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@Battlion "If you think Moffat is ruining the show, you're wrong"

Yeah god forbid people have an opinion different than yours.

Although with that said in no way whatsoever does that say anything about my views on this episode. I just can't leave comments like that nonsense above alone.

1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen

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It wasn't an awful episode but it wasn't one of the best. It had some cracking one liners though and as expected I'm really liking Capaldi's Dr!

1 month, 3 weeks ago on 12 Great Moments From Into the Dalek

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They're not broke so there's no need to fix them. Some one off variants would cool to see but should the Daleks be completely changed? No.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Time to Regenerate the Daleks?

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@Notsosmartguy approves of female thor @MarlonJBonnici 

God forbid not all of us like fish fingers and custard, timey wimey wibbly wobbly nonsense, daft dancing at weddings, pseudo tension building like a character we've only just met dying, cop out explanations for plot holes, and perhaps the worst "Kiddification" Of the show its ever seen.

Oh and before you hide behind the usual "The show was much more for kids under RTD" Argument I said the same thing about him.

This is my opinion, you don't have to like it or agree, but this is all the explanation or response you're getting so remember that before you try and argue.

3 months ago on Moffat: Series 8 Not A Fairytale, There Are Consequences

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While you brought up the five Doctors, do you remember this exchange mr Moffat?

First doctor "Regeneration?"

Fifth doctor "Fourth!"

First doctor "Goodness so there are five of me now?!"

That is all.

3 months ago on Moffat Questions “Twelfth Doctor” Title

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@Master Michael Moon The more I hear from this man the more I loathe him.

3 months ago on Moffat Questions “Twelfth Doctor” Title

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It should never have really been a "Fairytale" Anyway so some much needed seriousness is highly appreciated here. It's only taken Moffat what? Three seasons?

3 months ago on Moffat: Series 8 Not A Fairytale, There Are Consequences

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@SavannahStay 

I did. I nearly remarked on it but I didn't think anyone would care.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8 Finale Filming: Beyond the Grave

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Awful episode and I can give you just one name as to explain my feelings why.

James Corden.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on The Common Criticisms of Closing Time

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Oh look another victorian......

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Series 8: Meet the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere

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I wont hold my breath then.

3 months, 4 weeks ago on Moffat Teases Massive Series 9 Cliffhanger

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A fine theory but I doubt very much that it will be what the ultimate "Pay off". Moffat's writing is never that interesting.

4 months ago on Does Clara Hide a Secret that is Bigger on the Inside?

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I liked it more than series five and six but it was nothing that blew my socks off.

5 months ago on Why I Love… Series 7

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I enjoyed the 50th special but, well, it was nothing special. Glad it won although I've no idea what it was up against.

5 months ago on 2014 BAFTA Television Awards: Day Triumphs!

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Can't say my opinion has changed sadly. Awful episode.

Well written article though!

6 months, 1 week ago on Asylum of the Daleks: A Popular Opinion?

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LEGEND!

6 months, 1 week ago on Tom Baker Would Consider Returning Again

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@DaftDalek @MarlonJBonnici

Anyone who understands them and isn't afraid to show them for the utter monsters they are.

6 months, 1 week ago on Unpopular Opinion: Asylum of the Daleks

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Brilliant article and lists so many things I personally thought was wrong with the episode. For me it was another Moffat screwjob. Promise one thing then deliver another entirely. We were promised the Dr against "Every Dalek ever" And got another Amy/Rory episode about their nonexistant marriage.

Next time the Daleks are used, and they will be because they're a massive part of the show regardless of what the complainers think, I hope they give the episode to someone who actually knows how to write for them.

6 months, 1 week ago on Unpopular Opinion: Asylum of the Daleks

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"I don’t know how exactly Steven got the idea"

He's said himself he got the idea from the childrens game "Grandma's footsteps"

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Sciencey Wiencey: The Weeping Angels – Quantum Locking

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@Amy the Consulting Key Ring @Unibot@Ninjauthor

I'm not struggling with the concept I just find it completely lazy on Mr Moffat's part. He needed a tomb for the Dr in one episode then completely ignores it in another. Clara shouldn't exist. Right now I'd be happy to hear that not only did the Timelords grant the Dr a new set of regenerations but they also tinkered with his timeline enough so that Clara still existed to ask them to grant him a new set of regenerations in the first place.

Moffat's "Wiggle room" Explanation is very much like his storytelling in general. Cheap and a cop out. P.S. this is all personal opinion, you don't have to like it and probably wont, but I'm not justifying my stance anymore than what I have. I'm not struggling to grasp anything I just find it a lazy explanation.

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Doctor Who: Control-Alt-Delete

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A good article and an interesting read however I'm not gonna comment any further than this knowing how my opinion upsets most people here.

A great read though! Truly!

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Doctor Who: Control-Alt-Delete

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@LaraHarris Exactly what I said. This explanation is complete and utter drivel as is most of his work.

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Moffat Explains Doctor’s Timey Tomb

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Given his "Explanation" Of the Dr's tomb on Trenzalore I'm not holding my breath for anything significant, sensical or rewarding to a viewer who follows the show closely. Nice try Mr Moffat but I'll take your hint with an almost non existent pinch of salt.

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Why Does the TARDIS Dislike Clara? Moffat Teases Answers

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So in other words he doesn't know. That "Explanation" Is weak.

6 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat Explains Doctor’s Timey Tomb

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It's a good idea but I can't see it happening.

6 months, 4 weeks ago on How To Bring Back McGann

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Reminds me of that Al Murray sketch when he talks about the description of Hell in various accents. Hell described in a Scottish accent being the worst one of all haha

7 months ago on Moffat: Doomed dialogue sounds great in Scottish

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Good on you Peter! Bravo!

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Capaldi: Matt Smith told me to look after Doctor Who

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I'd like to see The Rani or Omega or the Master. I think I could even knock up a good explanation for the Masters return as well.

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Speculating on Series 8’s “Big Bad”

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Who said anything about it being remade?

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat: Remaking Doctor Who would be Insane

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@DrWhoClone221b Different show so I'm not including her in my list. When it comes to Dr Who all his women are still basically the same.

8 months ago on Is Steven Moffat a Feminist Writer?

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@TheOncomingFish @MarlonJBonnici

They're both headstrong fiesty women as was River Song as is Jenny as is vastra as was Liz ten and queen Elizabeth. They both show an instant understanding of how things out of their world work as well. Example. Amy realised within seconds of meeting a Silent how they're particular trick worked. Clara as soon as seeing a vortex manipulator somehow knew how to use it. Liz ten was full of attitude and queen Elizabeth (I think it was queen Elizabeth in the 50th anniversary correct me if I'm wrong) also knew how to beat a Zygon when realistically she would have been killed.


They've all got surface differences, looks, origins, personality quirks, but they are all essentially the same kind of character. Classic who had a lot more "Damsel in distress" Types but new who is all about damsels who save the Dr as much as he saves them. It's not a bad thing by any means but it is overdone now.

As for Osgood didn't she click quite quickly how the Zygon's had infiltrated U.N.I.T. also didn't she have a quick witted response on how to get away? Again besides surface differences a strong female character. AGAIN.

8 months ago on Is Steven Moffat a Feminist Writer?

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Like I've said before. Moffat writes strong female characters. But if you've seen one of them you've seen them all because besides surface differences they're all the same.

8 months ago on Is Steven Moffat a Feminist Writer?

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Good article but there's no chance of it happening. In todays world of instant news no secret is secret long.


Also JJ Abrams is highly over rated. Just my personal thoughts I wanna get out again.

8 months ago on Doctor Who’s Biggest Missed Opportunity: A Surprise Regeneration

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Moffat writes strong female characters but there's the problem. I've not seen any difference between them they're all basically River Song. Whereas RTD's women always ended up in love with the Dr. That's why I was pleasantly surprised by the character of Donna.

8 months ago on Gillan on Moffat Female Character Criticisms

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Dr Who is as famous as it is because of these iconic enemies. It appears we're gonna see them I'd advise everyone moaning to get over it.

8 months, 1 week ago on Daleks Series 8 Rumours

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@Blubskunker

More Dalek hate......Yawn.

8 months, 1 week ago on Daleks Series 8 Rumours

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I still don't get how Amy and Rory's goodbye is held by many to be so sad. They lived happily together and just didn't see the Dr again. Not the first companions to do this. Personally the whole scene with Vincent Van Gogh hit me quite hard for reasons I wont go into.

8 months, 1 week ago on 10 Most Heartbreaking New Who Moments

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@Gluben @Amy the Consulting Commentator

Personally I thought the tomb of Trenzalore was the 11th Dr's as such a big song and dance was made over it. And when Clara entered the timestream it sort of confirms it to be the 11th's because she say's herself she sees all his "Faces". Of course now that the 11th Dr didn't die Clara shouldn't exist but I'm expecting more timey wimey nonsense from Moffat to cop out on that one.

8 months, 1 week ago on What if… the 8th Doctor was the War Doctor?

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"I’m going to say it, even though it’s probably an unpopular opinion: I didn’t really enjoy The Day of the Doctor."

Unpopular or not you're allowed to share it. God nearly everything I say here is moaned at so you'll certainly get no argument from me on this article, which was very well written by the way!

I thought the special was ok. Just ok. Not groundbreaking, not special and certainly not worthy of a 50th anniversary whatsoever. Joanna Page should not have been in it and I felt that it undid a lot of things that were introduced when the show first returned and I personally felt kinda cheated by it. But that's just me. I don't expect people to agree or like it but that's just my opinion on the matter.


John Hurt however I feel made an excellent addition to the "Who" Role! I would happily watch him again and again but considering he was perhaps one of the Dr's biggest secrets I felt he was under used. It was great to have Tennent back and Matt Smith was suitably "Doctorish" As usual but when you have an actor like John Hurt you NEED to make use of him.

And let's not forget the fact that had McGann Or Ecclestone been in there instead of John Hurt (Which wouldn't have bothered me in the slightest) then Matt's finish would have been quite different. My own unpopular opinion is that the entire Trenzalore/Fall of the eleventh plot arc was shoe horned in because Moffat created the war Dr and then decided to use the tenth Dr's meta regeneration to bump up the Regeneration count. I've a feeling that if McGann Or Ecclestone had of returned Matt's swansong would have been a great deal different.

Just my thoughts.

8 months, 1 week ago on What if… the 8th Doctor was the War Doctor?

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@Gluben @WiblyWoblyTimyWimyMOFFAT

You're not on your own I didn't think the special was, well special at all. Then again I've become used to getting let down by Moffat and his overhyped over blown nonsense.

8 months, 1 week ago on What if… the 8th Doctor was the War Doctor?

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I'd be happy to never see her again.

8 months, 1 week ago on Matt Smith Doesn’t Want to see River with Capaldi

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@Oodkind Think about it the sers 5 and 6 finale's were almost the same. I wrote a detailed explanation of how on another article here but thanks to the big switch up it's probably lost now.

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Steven Moffat on his Doctor Who Future

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@the doctors name is bob Let's Kill Hitler was AWFUL in my opinion.

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Steven Moffat on his Doctor Who Future

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In your opinion yeah. Personally I find Moffat's episodes gag worthy with him doing all of three episodes I haven't found to be terrible. But as always to each their own.

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Steven Moffat on his Doctor Who Future

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@gunslinger19 @MarlonJBonnici

Take his conversation with Wilf into account, which I could have made more clear at my end so apologies, they're both somewhat lamenting their regenerations. And after the hate tens Regeneration got I just found it kinda funny how people lauded 11's when to me, besides a couple of things, they weren't all that different.

8 months, 2 weeks ago on “I will always remember when the Doctor was me”

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