Doctor What and Where
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They're really going for it, huh? A real Santa Claus...
3 days, 1 hour ago on Last Christmas: Short Synopsis
What an absolutely dissapointing release. Cardboard box, re-release of Name of the Doctor without anything new in addition, and Night of the Doctor in the same disc? That should've been, as it rightfully was, included in the Day of the Doctor disc. Why put it here? Of course! To buffy up the release for no real reason.
And no 3D feature presentation for Day? Are you kidding me? The episode was barely made and had to promise to make it in 3D - back when the BBC actually thought that 3D was gonna be the network's future - and you don't include it? WHY?!
Also, no commentaries? Or NEW features?
Question: How lazy is this release? The answer: Very.
I wasted 50 pounds on this, and I regret doing so. Aside from Adventure in Space and Time, I'd rather I had bought Day and Time seperately.
3 days, 21 hours ago on 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Review (Part 1)
A really potent, honest question: Why isn't there an EPISODE SELECTION? Why do I have to PLAY ALL or go through SCENE SELECTION to watch maybe the second or third episode on the disc? I don't get it!
6 days, 16 hours ago on The Complete Eighth Series Box Set Review
Here's hoping he'll stay when Moffat leaves, and be allowed to develop the Doctor more freely!
1 week, 2 days ago on Capaldi Doesn’t Plan to Regenerate “For a While”
I refuse to vote, on the count of missing finales. Where is End of Time? And is Series 7 including the Day and the Time of Doctor too? If not, why? Why needlessly complicate these lists?
1 week, 2 days ago on Finale Face-Off (Series 1-8)
The greatest story will be when he eventually leaves. Great writer, not a very good showrunner.
1 week, 2 days ago on Moffat’s Best Monsters, Tricks & Stories (So Far)
Peter, stay for like, 5 years or so, and you can get your TARDIS after the following season. But I really look at this TARDIS as yours now. :-)
1 week, 3 days ago on Capaldi Hoping for New TARDIS
Frankly, shouldn't the whole trilogy of ... Of The Doctor be considered? At least, it makes sense to me to do so.
1 week, 3 days ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 7
The TV Movie is absolutely terrible. Without McGann and the beautiful TARDIS set, it'd be forgotten faster than Twin Dilemma.
Replace the choices with To Death/Lucie Miller and The Zygon that Fell on Earth, and you might havea decent list.
1 week, 6 days ago on The Eighth Doctor: Five Favourites
Dear Mr. Moffat: Please leave! Four series, make a fifth and just go. Come back for the occassional special every year, but just go away. Please.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Moffat: Making Doctor Who Doesn’t Get Any Easier
@jg007k Then again... she might return.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven
I must admit, this was a pretty lame conclusion.
I must admit, this was pretty lame.
Very basically, since series 2, they don't make any sense. Who are they? Are they the updated Mondas Cybermen? Are they the Cybus that came from the alternate reality, and if so, how? Are they something else?
3 weeks, 5 days ago on The Portrayal of the Cybermen in New Who
What a dissapointing array of extras.
1 month, 1 week ago on The Complete Eighth Series DVD Extras
Hm. I would've thought the Twelfth-channels-Fourth-Doctor would've been in this list. Oh, well.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on 12 Great Moments From Mummy on the Orient Express
How is Listen betetr than this? Listen was good, until Moffat ruined it with the Impossible Girl nonsense. This was pitch perfect.
2 months, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist
@DWTV It really isn't. Listen has a lousy last ten minutes with Clara, and Danny Pink is dreadfully boring. Blink is one of the best TV episodes of all time - DW or otherwise.
2 months, 1 week ago on Face-Off: Blink vs Listen
Best series finale imagineable?
What a load of BULL!
2 months, 1 week ago on Listen Review
I hate that the barn in the 50th anniversary special had a special meaning to the Doctor. That number 1 great moment is one of the worst moments of NuWho - shame on Moffat for flagging his companion as the THE most important companion of them all. Shame.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on 12 Great Moments From Listen
The young Doctor scenes really bring down an otherwise great episode.
Without that silly, silly, stupid scene, it'd be 9/10. With it, though....
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
I hate, hate, HATE The Crimson Horror. So terrible.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Face-Off: The Gatiss Episodes
Thats a properly pointless poll. One is among the greatest DW stories ever. One is merely the better Dalek story since RTD left.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Face-Off: Dalek vs Into the Dalek
Wow. Now thats a bad prequel. Still, the ears joke was funny.
3 months ago on Watch the Deep Breath Cinema “Prequel”
How sure are we that ROSE is a post-regeneration story? I mean, sure, it IS, because thats when we first see the Ninth. However, is that really his first post-regeneration story/adventure? I doubt it.
Anyway, Castrovalva should be nowhere near the top five. IMO.
3 months ago on Top Post-Regeneration Stories (5-1)
Rose - 9/10
The perfect opening episode for the relaunched Doctor Who. Perfect introduction to the Ninth Doctor. Just about a perfect story, if only the Mickey bits didn't have him so silly. But still, great start!
Christmas Invasion - 6/10
After the excitement of the Bad Wolf two-parter, this is quite boring. Its at least 20 minutes too long, and the Tenth Doctor doesn't have much to do. Its Castrovalva all over again - but at least the villains' scheme makes sense here, so thats something.
Eleventh Hour - 10/10
Just brilliant. Eleven marches in with a bang. Absolutely nothing wrong with this story - could watch it for hours on and on.
3 months, 1 week ago on New Who: Doctor Debut Episodes
Isn't obvious? Eccleston of course!:p
3 months, 3 weeks ago on The Curious Case of the 9th Doctor
I'd like to hear him refer to the other Doctors. And really, I like the idea of an older-looking Doctor. Time to go back to the age thing!
... even if Tennant's still my second favorite Doctor. :)
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Capaldi Doesn’t Expect to be a Heartthrob Doctor
Who the heck truly cares about the War Doctor? I mean, really.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on George Mann on Writing the War Doctor
@The Bish Really, the Ninth Doctor could also have been travelling alone or with different company during those moments in Rose when he left and then re-appeared. If we take Day of the Doctor literally, it could mean that the Ninth Doctor was a 100 years old before he regenerated into Ten.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on The Future of Multi-Doctor Stories
@Kermit9 The 50th special says that between the War Doctor and the 11th, there spans 400 years. Knowing that Ten is one of the shortest living incarnations with just six years, and 11th having done 300 years (inexplicably), its possible that the Ninth might've done 100 or close to that years. Plenty of adventures for him to go into.
@NewWho2012 Right. An edited version of events.
Indeed a good artcile. Nicely said.
The Doctors who'd be easiest to return are 8, 9, 10 and 11. Hurt Doctor would wear his welcome, to pardon the expression, and all Doctor from before 8 might be stretching it, although one might argue a return of 7 might not be as impossible as it may have seemed.
Still, I personally look forward for 8, of all of them, to return for a proper story, in a Two Doctors, non-anniversarial mult-Doctor story.
Niow go and watch The Three Doctors and the Five Doctors. What are you waiting for? :)
Some really good choices... But honestly, I find the lack of Spare Parts and Omega rather glaring. Particularly the former, which to me is the Caves of Androzani of audios (ironically, both with the Fifth starring). That said, I love some of your choices, like The Wrong Doctors - absolutely delightful and unusual multi-Doctor story.
4 months, 1 week ago on Happy Birthday, Big Finish! 15 Picks for 15 Years
I would want one. Preferably with McGann (due to his popolarity with the mini-episode, and because he was the first NuWho Doctor), Eccleston and Capaldi on a multi-Doctor story ala The Two Doctors.
Moffat can write it, as long as he doesn't bs his way around it.
4 months, 1 week ago on Will There Be a 10th Anniversary Special for the Revival?
And really, Captain Jack should come back for such an occasion. An "original" NuWho companion, present in its first year.
@Notsosmartguy sells propane and propaneaccessories @TheCyberDoctor is Undead @Doctor What and Where What great new stories? His story is over! The Time War was never going to be explored, because its an abstract idea that everyone has a different take on.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on What If… the 8th Doctor Had Had a Full TV Run?
@TheCyberDoctor is Undead @Doctor What and Where He's a stunt casting caused by Eccleston's refusal. Plus, he's not a returning - he's a "new" Doctor. And one that was totally unneeded, given that the excellent Paul McGann could've just as easily filled in the position.
@TardisBoy I love John Hurt, but I'd infinitely prefer to have seen McGann over him. Doctor Who anniversaries mean two or more old Doctors. War Doctor was not a Doctor before this episode.
So no shame on losing that, really.
"I couldn’t think of a better present that Moffat could have given us to celebrate the show’s fiftieth last year."
I could. Have him instead of John Hurt. The Eighth Doctor destroying Galifrey? A much more suitable substitution to Christopher Eccleston's Ninth. Not to mention an ACTUAL Doctor, to boot.
Day of the Daleks, the Special Editin. Simply superb.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on The 3rd Doctor: Five Favourites
@MeglosProductions @Doctor What and Where @supermoff The "Unquiet Dead" is a solid exception, and MAYBE "Night Terrors". But yes, he does worst some of the worst episodes of NuWho. The ones you mentioned are excruciating.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Are the Big Enemies Being Overused?
@TheDoctorIsInDaHouse Not likely. I wish they did, cause if its not gonna be bundled with series 7 (which it and Day should arguably have been), it might as well be bundled with Series 8, as it looks like a few threads of it bleed directly into series 8. That said, I eagerly await the 50th anniversary box set, which I hope will be announced soon.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Series 8 DVD / Blu-Ray Dated
I'm pretty sure there can be ways that can justify him coming back for a multi-Doctor story with Capaldi's Doctor. If Night of the Doctor showed anything, is that he can do it wonderfully, and and that the fans will love it.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on McGann Doubtful on Return, Spin-off
@supermoff I would say the exact opposite, in that they were NEVER effectively used in the Moffat era. Victory of the Daleks might be the most pointless Daleks appearence yet, and easily the worst episode of that season (not surprising, since Gatiss wrote it). RTD did overuse them, BUT, they were more menacing in his time. Dalek and Stolen Earth two-parter, in fact, showcase a pretty effective and powerful display of the Daleks.
@Cone456 @sontaran17 @Doctor What and Where Well said.
5 months ago on Why Bringing Back Gallifrey Is Right…
@sontaran17 @Doctor What and Where Well, I'm just saying that it could just as well not count. Nobody in the lead-up to Time of the Doctor seemingly counted the Meta Crisis as an actual regeneration. I always did, though, but not many.
Let me make this clear: I WANT it to count. It should count, and Moffat rightly counted it. All I'm saying is, its very possible that someone else, like RTD for instance, might not have counted it under the circumstances. It is as simple as that.
@Amy's on the Mofflex Diet I agree, and Moffat aknowledging it was a stroke of genius. But that doesn't mean it was always going to count, so I insist that its not a fact.
OK, two things:
1) The great War Doctor? I'm sorry, but it would've been fair to state first that he was an afterthought and an obvious replacement for the Ninth. Cause everything, right down to his clothing, makes that plainly obvious.
2) The Stolen Earth regeneration was always gonna count? Not if you were RTD - who plainly stated, many times, that this didn't count as a regeneration. That Moffat counted it as such is indeed a brilliant retcon, but thats what it is - a retcon. RTD never intended it to be counted as an actual regeneration, so if, in a parallel universe RTD did stay for years and years as exec, he wouldn't have counted it. There.
Otherwise, a GOOD article, and a good counterpoint to that other article.