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Yeah, as most people have mentioned, I think the best idea would be an in-universe movie that doesn't include the Doctor or his companion. Be it Torchwood or Paternoster Gang or Time War based or, what I personally think would be best, absolutely none of them and something new altogether. Say a new 'Big event' or something. This could then be acknowledged in the show with a few references on episodes released simultaneously with the cinema showing.

20 hours, 14 minutes ago on Why A Doctor Who Movie Is A Good Idea

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@Mark McCullough @DWTV is No Thrills DWTV Yeah, well I'd say Moffat has been on top form this year. The best series of Sherlock so far in my opinion and the best series of Doctor Who so far in my opinion, he's done a great job. His Last Vow I think, is Sherlock's best episode by a landslide and I think episodes like Deep Breath, Listen and Dark Water were excellent. Such a shame that neither show won. 

4 days, 7 hours ago on 2015 National Television Awards UPDATE

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Well that was one of the nicest things I've ever watched. Well Done David! :D

4 days, 7 hours ago on 2015 National Television Awards UPDATE

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It's between Listen, Time Heist and Dark Water for me.

5 days, 10 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards #12: Pre-Title Sequence

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This poll is basically just: "Choose between Moffat and Mathieson"

6 days, 10 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards #11: Writer

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@nocealvento Because a director's job extends further than to just camera angles. The guards may well have been in the script, probably something along the lines of "Two guards stand by" or something, it could've ended up seeming a lot more natural than it was in the program if that scene were directed better.

1 week, 2 days ago on Best of 2014 Awards #10: Director

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The only one I didn't really like was Rachel Talalay, those two guards in Death In Heaven irritate the hell out of me..

1 week, 2 days ago on Best of 2014 Awards #10: Director

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Could 2-D not just be a poetic way of the Doctor explaining the Boneless so that everyone would understand? It may not literally mean that they are exactly two dimensions, but merely that they need to learn how to manifest themselves as more than just a flat creature. They are said to be from another universe after all.

1 week, 3 days ago on Sciencey Wiencey: Flatline

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@Captain Administrator is Ichabod Crane Is it confirmed to be 12 episodes again next series?

1 week, 4 days ago on Toby Whithouse Two-parter Confirmed for Series 9

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@AlessandroArsuffi Erm... The Empty Child has one of your favourite cliffhangers from Matt Smith's era?? And The Silence in the Library cliffhanger is your favourite from Series 3??

2 weeks, 1 day ago on New Who’s Best Cliffhangers (Part 1)

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Nick Frost for me.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Best of 2014 Awards #3: Male Guest Actor

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@Edoe @ilyootha, agent of C.L.A.R.A. But goodness had nothing to do with it.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Best of 2014 Awards #1: Lead Actor

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@The MasterDoctor "At the drop of a Dalek."

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Your Last Christmas Ranking

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Whilst I may not put them in that order, the top 7 episodes in this poll are also my top 7 of Series 8. I've truly loved last year of Doctor Who.

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Your Last Christmas Ranking

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Here's a suggestion to make it a bit more interesting Clara could take the role of.. An intermittent companion or something, which is hardly unlike Clara... In that she'll be across the whole series, but not necessarily in every episode.. Gives time for solo Doctor episodes, a solo Clara episode, Doc 'n' Clara episodes, Doc 'n' New Companion episodes, Doc 'n' New 'n' Clara etc. It may not be exactly as we expect and could be really interesting. 

4 weeks, 1 day ago on Clara’s Fate & Series 9 (Spoilers)

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This looks ridiculous and stupid. I can't wait.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Last Christmas New Clip

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@supermoff, agent of C.L.A.R.A. @Romanadvoratrelundar agent of C.L.A.R.A. @Benvenfold Yeah, shame it's not available in my country.. Also that it's in that really ugly booklet case thing. A 'Matt Smith Years' DVD or Blu Ray set in which there are 4 DVD cases For Series 5,6,7 and the 2013 specials would be great. :)

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Last Christmas DVD / Blu-Ray

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And no doubt it'll include other stupid episodes like 'Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS' and everyone will be annoyed when you complain because you're getting these episodes for free and then there'll be a really good way to buy it, but it'll be limited edition and they'll wait until after it has sold out before they announce it won't be in the Series 9 boxset. Yes, I am still annoyed with TTOTD's release and until I can have a complete Doctor Who DVD collection without repeats I will stay annoyed.




1 month, 3 weeks ago on Last Christmas DVD / Blu-Ray

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What if Osgood did die, but the Zygon Osgood is still alive and has teamed up with UNIT and will take her place like Mickey in Rise of the Cybermen. That way we get Osgood back without loosing the impact of her death.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Could Osgood Still Be Alive?

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The Ol' Primacy and Recency effect in play here it would seem! I voted Gomez simply because I haven't watched enough of the classics, but honestly I don't think she is any better nor worse than any of the others I've seen - It's a bit like the Doctors - I'm never able to order them in terms of best to worst. :)

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Face-Off: The Masters (Final)

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Hmm, I disagree with the ranking personally, but that's okay. I'm glad Pandorica won. Personally I think I'd say 5 > 8 > 1 > 7 > 6 > 3 > 4 > 2.

2 months ago on New Who Finale Face-Off: Your Top 8

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I love 'Meat' and 'Adam', but, sorry everyone, I'm not a big fan of the other two although I do understand the appeal of them. But if we get an 'Adam' level of quality story next year I will pretty pleased :)

2 months ago on Torchwood’s Catherine Tregenna Penning Series 9 Story

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As nice as this boxset sounds I am still not over the fact that I will have to resign myself to the torturous task of converting my previously pristine DVD collection into one that now has duplicates in buying 'The Time of the Doctor' on DVD... My OCD side will be twitching every time I even lay eyes on it.. :(

2 months ago on The Complete Eighth Series Box Set Review

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@DanielBiela The Trenzalore events did happen, except that was on the Doctor and Clara's personal timeline. They were in a timeline in which the Doctor dies on Trenzalore and everything that happened in TNOTD did happen. If you were to go back to Trenzalore post-war now, the dead TARDIS wouldn't be there because, by the intervention of the Time Lords, the timeline was pushed off track and into a different one, but Clara and the Doctor (And the GI and the Paternoster gang) would remember it, and everything would've still happened, it just cannot happen again. It's confusing, I'd need diagrams to explain it, but it does actually completely make sense.

2 months, 1 week ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 7

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@TheSoundofDrums Well, the Weeping Angels, The Silence, The Ood, The Slitheen, The Clockwork Droids (To a certain extent), there have been quite a few... But I do agree that there are some great New-Who monsters and many of them should return.

2 months, 1 week ago on Moffat: Daleks Are Not A Contractual Obligation

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I love how almost the entirety of The Big Bang is essentially a resolution to The Pandorica Opens's cliffhanger. I find it so annoying when there is an interesting cliffhanger resolved in a quick and disappointing way... (The Doctor Dances, The Age of Steel, Journey's End, etc.)



But I do love this whole story, truly my favourite Doctor Who story ever.

2 months, 1 week ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 5

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For the most part, I prefer Moffat's Christmas specials to RTD's personally.. While I enjoy all of RTD's, aside from The Christmas Invasion which I think is really good, mostly they're just.. 'Pretty good'. However, A Christmas Carol, The Snowmen and The Time of the Doctor to me are all incredible. That said - as much as I try for this not to be the case, The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe is genuinely my second least favourite Doctor Who episode, I just can't stand it. So if Moffat could make this story more like the other three to that, that'd be appreciated. :)

2 months, 1 week ago on 2014 Christmas Special: Children in Need Clip

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How good is Big Finish? I've heard loads of great things about it and have been meaning to listen to a few, only as I started watching in 2005, despite having seen several classic stories, I don't have the same sense of nostalgia when it comes to the classic Doctors. Were Big Finish to gain the rights to New-Who, I'd listen in a heartbeat, but as of now - would you people say it's worth listening to? And if so, which stories (Across all doctors) would you recommend?

2 months, 1 week ago on The Eighth Doctor: Five Favourites

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Okay, no disrespect intended or anything - But I've not really understood these 2nd Opinion articles and the other guest reviews... Surely the 'Rate and Discuss' page is where these reviewers should post their opinions like everyone else? What makes their review any different to anyone else's in that it is just their opinion, so why are some people writing articles to give their reviews whilst everyone else posts in the comments of 'Rate and Discuss'. To me it just seems to echo the "Everyone is equal but some are more equal than others" mentality.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on 2nd Opinion: Death in Heaven

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"12 Great Moments From Death in Heaven" -> In almost all cases: "I don't like this actually."

2 months, 2 weeks ago on 12 Great Moments From Death in Heaven

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@TardisBoy is the Mistress Well, so is Sontaran17, and yet you replied with your opinion on the matter. 

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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@TardisBoy is the Mistress I think I'm on the Sontaran's side here, whenever an open question is asked, the answer will never be enough for some people - so to rate an episode on the answer given and not the episode itself feels kinda' silly. 

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven

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@Bored of Clara Who Here's something I posted on the 'Rate and Discuss' page yesterday. I believe it's a relevant viewpoint.





People seem to forget that this episode was written waaay before Deep Breath aired on television. How is Moffat to know what we'll think of and in fairness, we did think of everything under the sun. Moffat isn't a superhuman who can have an answer which millions of people can't - but that doesn't make him a bad writer. Don't think of the twist as being bad and predictable, think of yourself as good for working it out. Twists that can be worked out are so much better than ones that rely on having a piece of information which is deliberately withheld from you (i.e. Impossible Girl arc) 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Poll: The Missy Reveal

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@Ivegotkidneys spoiler everybody dies But that's what makes it a genuine plot twist. A lot of Moffat's plot twists so far depend on having a piece of information that is deliberately withheld from you until the moment of the revelation. With this mystery we could work it out beforehand but could never be certain of the answer. I think it enhanced it.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Dark Water Review

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@MarlonJBonnici It's just a television program.. This has no impact on your life and all the stories where the Master was played by a man still exist. It also doesn't mean he can't not be male again. It's not a problem, the program is entertainment, nothing more.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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@supermoff is waiting for heaven.... @Benvenfold That'd be the ultimate proof of Cybermen > Weeping Angels. The Cybermen actually got some comfy chairs.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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I like how the Cybermen got chairs. That must have been nice for them. :)

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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@King Joffery @Benvenfold That's true - forgot about that. What I mean is, if I were to compare all the finale part 1s - Pandorica would probably come first with Dark Water second, but they may switch around.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Well I just put everyone in my house off their roast dinner by casually saying 

"Just remember: The dead chicken can feel this.."

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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@Browncoat of arms @Benvenfold @Notsosmartguy Agent of M.I.S.S.Y. @Amy Pond is MINDBLOWN! Well if Deep Breath and Into the Dalek are anything to go on, she's been grabbing people from all sorts of time periods. Also, we don't know how long Missy has been hiding in the shadows - she may have come to Earth 5 or so years ago or something...

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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The Brigadier is probably a Cyberman. :(

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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I think this is the best Part 1 of a finale since The Pandorica Opens, however it feels so unlike all the others - so much more self contained and quiet. Completely contrasting stories like The End of Time Part 1 and The Stolen Earth. It was deeply disturbing in such a great way, and I don't feel that I could overstate my love for the whole TARDIS/Volcano scene at the beginning.



Samuel Anderson was excellent. Jenna Coleman was excellent. Peter Capaldi - he's just incredible. I love the presentation of the Nethersphere as some kind of Dystopian Utopia, it's such a scary concept.



The Cybermen reveal was incredible, even though we all saw it coming, I truely hope that the Cybermen get a good episode next week and are not overshadowed by Missy but at the same time I wouldn't like her to not be incredible as the Mistress.



Overall, 10/10 from me, easily. And if Death in Heaven lives up to it, this will overtake The Pandorica Opens / The Big Bang as my favourite Doctor Who story.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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@CyberSmith If you watch the Doctor Who extra this week, there's this short, tiny scene of the production crew moving a complete replica of one of those red telephone boxes... So... Missy has her own TARDIS maybe? One with a working Chameleon Circuit?

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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The cars in the Doctor Who universe are vicious! Pete Tyler, Donna Noble, Almost Clara's Dad, Danny Pink... And that's just the ones I can think of - It's still a higher kill count than Series 5-7 Daleks!

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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@The Lazy Cat Is Scared for Clara and Danny! For me the perfect (Yet completely improbable) start to Death in Heaven would be on Gallifrey, John Simm playing the master being led to the prisons to remain there forever after (maybe) killing the President Rassilon. Then, he turns, knocks back the guards with his lightning superpowers and gets a TARDIS to somehow escape Gallifrey, however in the process, he is shot by the Time Lords and regenerates into Missy inside his new TARDIS which then crashes into Earth as a red telephone box. Now fully healed, she's ready to start all her new plans.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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Personal Master theory - Missy is post-Simm. When the Master was resurrected for the Time War he was given a new set of regenerations, he regenerated from Jacobi into Simm. Died (almost) as Simm. Was resurrected (almost) but it didn't quite work as his body was still ripped open and dying. He then went back to Gallifrey, something happened causing him to fully die, regenerate again into Missy (repairing the End of Time-ness as he fully died and regenerated) and then she escaped Gallifrey somehow and started her scheming again.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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People seem to forget that this episode was written waaay before Deep Breath aired on television. How is Moffat to know what we'll think of and in fairness, we did think of everything under the sun. Moffat isn't a superhuman who can have an answer which millions of people can't - but that doesn't make him a bad writer. Don't think of the twist as being bad and predictable, think of yourself as good for working it out. Twists that can be worked out are so much better than ones that rely on having a piece of information which is deliberately withheld from you (i.e. Impossible Girl arc)

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water

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So how many people here think that Missy isn't a Timelord/lady or anything Gallifreyan? Because almost all theories seem to think that she is. Personally, I'm stumped. There are too many good theories for me to comprehend or even remember, so my brain is now mashed potato and the pool is abstract.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Dark Water – Hints & Teasers (Set #2)

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