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Nick Frost. Can his name be any more Christmasy? :D And the son of Two graces the TARDIS. Excuse me while I salivate. :D :D
2 days, 3 hours ago on 2014 Christmas Special Guest Stars Confirmed: Frost, McMullen & Troughton
I'll ask, again. What if Clara is a Time Lord (or Lady if one prefers)? And what if they're related?
3 days, 19 hours ago on Open Discussion: Is There More to Clara Than We Think?
"The main qualm seems to be that an episode so rich in character development and heavy in its plot may prove to be almost too much for the minds of casual or possibly less invested Whovians to grasp during their initial watch..."
I. Don't. Care.
The job of Doctor Who, and everyone who is part of the production is to tell the best stories they can tell. It isn't to make sure that the casual viewer always knows, and/or understands what's going on. If the causal viewer is intrigued enough, s/he'll look for other episodes and do research to find out more of what's going on. It's not liked Doctor Who doesn't have 51 years of stories to help that causal viewer catch up. And, really. It's that the main goal; to get the causal viewer to want to see more and find out more and stay with the show for another 50 years?
4 days, 8 hours ago on 2nd Opinion: Listen
Unless, As the writer of the article mentioned, that explanation is Time Locked for a future episode in Series 8.
5 days ago on Making Sense of Listen’s Gallifreyan Gallivant
Despite a few of his characteristic snipes on the script/story, this is the best review I've read from Hassell.
5 days, 7 hours ago on Listen Review
@awkward91 Only in hindsight, i think.
1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Listen
@GallifreyanPiemaker @Warpstar Agreed.
@King of Ravolox I completely, and totally disagree with your entire post.
Once, again, The Impossible Girl saves The Doctor. I can now say that Clara has become my all-time favorite Companion - even better than Wilf. And he is still close enough to be a virtual tie with Clara. And how about that cameo with Hurt Doctor!!!
OH PUHLEEEEZE. Get a grip, people. Turn up the damn volume on your TV's.
1 week, 1 day ago on Is Capaldi’s Accent Causing Issues?
How many years does The Doctor travel, alone, before meeting up with Clara again? Or any of his companions for that matter?
1 week, 2 days ago on Listen Clip
What if Clara is a Time Lord?
1 week, 5 days ago on A Surprise Ending for Clara?
Repeating myself, again - What if Clara is a Time Lord? Now another question - What if she's related to The Doctor? Gives new meaning to The Impossible Girl.
Four: All of the above.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Into the Dalek Review
I didn't see either scene as a sign of disrespect. I saw the first scene as a sign of ignorance of the young, and, frankly, of some adults. Those who have gone to war don't want to brag about killing. They know the ugliness of violence too well to brag about what they've done. Danny shows that with his response. As for the second scene, riffing off the comments of someone else on another topic, The Doctor knows how easily he can turn his companions into commandos willing to fight and kill and even die for him. That's one of the mistakes he mentions in Deep Breath. Journey I'd the perfect candidate to become another of his killer commandos, and he doesn't want to be tempted by that. Theses two scenes are part of the reasons why I gave this episode a 10.
3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Into the Dalek
@TheNightmareChild is LISTENing! @ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey @MeglosProductions Rose never bothered me, at all.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Deep Breath: The Very Best of Clara Oswald
I thoroughly loved Clara in "Deep Breath." And as I said a couple of weeks ago, she is The Doctor's equal. And he's discovered that as well.
In my not so humble opinion, Deep Breath equals Smith Doctor's Eleventh Hour as one of the best new Doctor first episodes. They even have a scene in which the Doctor shows you just how much of a badass he can be. Scotch, anyone? ;)
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Deep Breath Spoiler-Free Review
Love the Peter/Jenna chemistry. Looking forward to many years with them. And more Peternoster Gang, please?
Yes, I am purposely torquing the wa of the Clara/PG haters. I love all those characters, and will defend them against the haters every time.
Hm. Looks like Capaldi Doctor's fierceness is rubbing off on me. Good.
4 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath
"Introducing John Hurt as The Doctor."
There is no War in front of Doctor in The Name of the Doctor. And two Doctors boldly call him Doctor.
"All twelve Doctors."
"No. All thirteen."
Of course then there's Moffat who says there's only one Doctor with thirteen incarnations. Which I really like.
And then there's the official BBC poster of all the Doctors except Capaldi. Hurt sits between McGann and Eccelston at number...
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Curious Case of the 9th Doctor
I want Capaldi's coat.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Moffat on Series 8’s Smaller Story Arc
Prediction: Capaldi will be a stone-cold heartthrob.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Capaldi Doesn’t Expect to be a Heartthrob Doctor
Didn't Future Tom Doctor tell Matt Doctor that he'd be revisiting old faces from the past? In fact, didn't Matt Doctor say, upon seeing Tom Doctor that he never forgets a face? And wasn't it Future Tom Doctor who pointed out to Matt Doctor what actually happened to Gallifrey? Just sayin'. ;)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Capaldi’s Familiar Face Addressed in a Low-key Way
There are two Tennant Doctors in two separate universes. Rose's half-human Doctor, and even Rose, can appear in future episodes since they're aging like normal humans. And I'd love to see Hurt and McGann make appearances in the future, too. But no multi-Docs for a while. As McGann said, Capaldi needs to be the only Doctor for a while. Ah, but the possibilities...
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Future of Multi-Doctor Stories
"Clara, be a pal? Tell me, am I a good man?" That's a lot of love and trust the Doctor has to be so vulnerable to his best friend. I say, again: He thinks of her as his equal. After all, she has saved his lives more times than we can count.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Capaldi: Different, But Still Unmistakably Doctor Who
Happy Birthday, Eve Myles.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Evolution of Gwen Elizabeth Cooper
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Deep Breath To Be Shown in Cinemas Globally
@Oodkind @sontaran17 Re-read the quote you referenced. He includes himself as a fan who does this "Us lot, us fans."
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Moffat Questions “Twelfth Doctor” Title
I'm jut gonna remind Moffat that 13 actors have actually played The Doctor. You know, John Hurt? The actor you cast for the 50th? Just sayin'... Oh, and you could have written Smith Doctor and Tennant Doctor in the script instead of Tenth and Eleventh, right? :D
@Hibernus What Hibernus said.
Thanks for the Hurt Doctor TARDIS, and the others two as well.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on How does the TARDIS reflect the Doctor? (Part 2)
Looking forward to next month.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on SFX #251 Previews Series 8
Where's Hurt's control room in this article?
2 months ago on How does the TARDIS reflect the Doctor?
@The Finn Which is why I whole-heartedly disagree with the writer's verdict. Because, in that same 50th show, the Doctors have their combined sonics spend some 300 years trying to figure out a way to shatter the door to their prison and none of them, to quote Clara, "bothered to check the door." Not only was that a priceless moment, but the Doctors learned the lesson (again) on when to use the sonic (e.g., in the painting) when when to use something else. I've had no problem with the sonic being a major tool of the Doctor, along with the TARDIS. It's much more fun when they're reminded of it's limitations.
2 months ago on Doctor Who’s Biggest Deus Ex Machina
Thanks, John Barrowman, for having Capaldi's back.
2 months ago on Barrowman on Jack’s Future, Capaldi Critics
I wouldn't be surprised if Capaldi Doctor considers Clara his equal, not just his companion. After all, The Impossible Girl is the only companion who saved each and every one of his individual lives in one way or another. No other companion has come close to doing that. So when he says, they're going "into Darkness," Capaldi Doctor knows that Clara can handle whatever's coming. In fact, the way Clara behaves toward Capaldi Doctor shows a maturity we didn't see when she was around Matt Doctor. I like that shift in their relationship, and am looking forward to next month.
2 months, 1 week ago on How Far Into Darkness will the 12th Doctor Take Us?
@Ottoman14 Hell with that. I have extremely high expectations.
2 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Launch Trailer Breakdown
The way Capladi looks up at the beginning of the trailer said, in no uncertain terms, "I'm the Doctor."
????? What, no mention, at all, about the Back To The Future trilogy? How young are these writers?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Does Time Travel Work on the Big Screen?
Although I would quibble with a few comments by the author, all-in-all, I agree with him.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Is the Doctor a Good Man?
@SteviePenny Agreed. I just wish they'd give us more than 16 second teasers.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8: New Teaser Trailer “I see into your soul, Doctor”
...So why can't the Daleks also be in episode 10, I ask the writer of this blurb?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8: The Final Writer?
@Silurian53 River Song: "The Doctor lies."
2 months, 2 weeks ago on The Doctor: Half-Human on his Mother’s Side?
River Song: "The Doctor lies." So his heritage can be anything...or not.
Fascinating. Moffat challenges the readers, and RTD, to find the definitive place(s) in Doctor Who canon where the BBC definitively says the Doctor is human or not, and the haters pour even more of their hatred on him. So this is my wish/curse for those haters: That Moffat remains the show runner for the next ten years, at least. Those who hate him and don't want to hang around - don't let the door hit your asses as you leave. Frankly, the show doesn't need you to stay afloat. Your numbers are a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of the entire Who audience. You will never be missed.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Moffat: Who says the Doctor is NOT human?
@Ollie Walton Harrod Once again, Colin Baker is actually praising the young men, not reviling them for their age. in fact, he specifically says that he believes their Doctors to in their 900's and 1,000's.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Colin Baker: Tennant & Smith Brought Female Fans to Doctor Who
@Mr 11 Um. You do realize that Colin is actually praising Tennant and Smith, right?
3 months ago on Colin Baker: Tennant & Smith Brought Female Fans to Doctor Who
Wait. U.N.I.T. has a dating system. Details, please? :D
3 months, 1 week ago on Yes, I’m a Whovian, but I’m one of the nice ones
2.5 billion children. I can see why The Doctor despised himself for killing all those innocent lives. I understand, completely, why he would take the opportunity to change that outcome. I would do the same thing if I were in his 13 pairs of shoes.
3 months, 1 week ago on Why Bringing Back Gallifrey is Wrong
I respectfully disagree with the author's contention.