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Happy Birthday, Freema.
1 week, 3 days ago on Happy Birthday, Freema Agyeman
@BazHood Snarky, aren't we?
How about a combination of both?
2 weeks, 5 days ago on 5 Characters From Series 8 That Should Be In Series 9
@Con in Sydney Why can't we have both? I'd love to see what the Sister think of Capaldi Doctor.
Except for Karabarxos (she' dead and has played out her life, IMO) I'd love to see the rest of them re-appear this season.
"If this all came off as a laundry list of complaints, I apologize. That was certainly not my intention when writing this article."
Then you shouldn't have written it as a laundry list of complaints, Nick.
Still, there are some valid point in the complaints.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on How Should Doctor Who Evolve?
@the Doctor's conical low-brass instrument
It was a Christmas episode! You don't go that deep into a warrior's psyche at Christmas! Even so, how we react to, and behave during a 1,000 year war is in no way how the Doctor, or anyone else would do.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Fall of the 11th:
How the 12th Doctor’s Personality Came To Be
Brilliant article and right on the money. The Doctor must take the time to heal from a 1,000 year war. And Clara, bless her, is precisely who he needs to help him through that healing.
@Typo42 "Magic Carrots" You make a good point. Every adventure over the last 52 years has been experienced by one Doctor in several incarnations (actors). He's the same man, in essence, but has learned a thing or three during his vaious incarnations.
The reason why some stories could have been told by any incarnation (Blink) is because he's the same man, and any incarnation would have done well in that story. But some incarnations (e.g. The Eleventh Hour) could only be told with Smith Doctor. Then there is the one story that had to include every last one of the incarnations in order to save Gallifrey (The Day of the Doctor), and in the process, save the Doctor's soul in the process. The icing on that cake is Smith Doctor meeting his former/future self and discovering a new purpose besides running away.
This is why I love Doctor Who so much.
1 month ago on The Doctor Division
Go on with your bad self, Gomez! :D
1 month, 1 week ago on Missy Back in Two-Part Series 9 Opener
Happy Birthday, Chris.
1 month, 1 week ago on Happy Birthday, Chris Eccleston!
I love the writer's pairings and the stories. However, I'd have each pair do an entire episode - just the two of them - in the story arc. Start out with Clara and Capaldi Doctor recognizing the threat and pairing up the Companions/Doctors (with Clara forcing Donna on Capaldi Doctor). Then have the different episodes featuring each pairing. Then having all of them gather for the final battle.
But there must be a special appearance of Wilf. That old boy ties with Clara as my all-time favorite Companion. And that's saying a lot with all the great Companions over the years.
Hmm. Perhaps have cross-overs with Big Finish and the TV show to cement the two as one canon...
Ooo. Martha and Hurt Doctor. Now *that* would be some pairing.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on What if… Doctors Were Paired With Different Companions?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Is the Doctor a Person, Or An Idea?
I would switch Amy and Smith Doctor. And since my all-time favorite Doctors are Capaldi and Hurt Doctors, they would tie for number one.
And Clara would tie with Amy for number four.
2 months ago on The 12 Best Written Moffat Characters
"Sir War Doctor of TARDIS" Yep. That works. :D
Congratulations to one and all.
2 months, 1 week ago on Sir War Doctor of TARDIS
Do it the way the first X-Files movie was done - in continuity. Say, between the series and the Christmas special. Or make it the Christmas special. Or between the Christmas special and the next series (Series 9 and 10 or 10 and 11.
2 months, 1 week ago on Russell T Davies Interested in Writing A Doctor Who Movie
The Doctor is most definitely a superhero. In fact, if I were a super villain, I'd rather go up against the Justice League and the Avengers, combined, than the Doctor. I mean, really. When was the last time you saw Superman chase away an entire race of Big Bads by saying "Hello, I'm the Doctor. Basically. Run?"
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Is the Doctor a Superhero?
To be completely honest, I don't care if people hated Ten's regeneration or loved it. That doesn't color my opinion about it.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Why We Shouldn’t Hate The Tenth Doctor’s Regeneration
I'm sorry, why do Jacobi and Simms need to be cut out? That rather arbitrary don't you think? And what about Eric Roberts?
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Why A Multi-Master Story Needs to Happen
I completely disagree with 5, 4, and 3. Two and one had a couple of merits, in my opinion.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on The 5 Greatest Weaknesses of Series 8 (Part 2)
@gunslinger19 You don't hate Clara, you hate Jenna.
As for the Doctor loving Clara no matter what, and vice versa, that's called Unconditional Love. In my opinion, that's the most pure, most honest and the strongest love there is. We need much more of that IMNSHO. So I'm glad she's staying on.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Are you happy with Clara staying on? Poll Results
The theory implodes because of Day of the Doctor.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on The Impossible Girl: An Impossible Theory
@The Lazy Cat Is Owner (Clara) Searching Agreed.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Doctor Who in 2015: Where to Now?
Only Eccleston can say if he wants to return, and he hasn't wanted to do so. McGann, however, would be a perfect choice. Imagine McGann Doctor and Capaldi Doctor vs Missy and, say, the Rani for the 10th Anniversary of the New Who. That has interstellar incident written all over it.
3 months ago on 7 Things I’d Like to See in Series 9
There were some wonderful moments in Last Christmas. The most fun parts were with Santa Claus. I loved his scenes. And of those scenes, the Doctor driving the sleigh was my personal highlight.
My two favorite scenes were Clara and Danny and, eventually, the Doctor, and Old Clara and the Doctor. Whenever Jenna leaves, they have the perfect scene (with a variation) to end her story.
My favorite line: "Who ya gonna call."
3 months ago on 2nd Opinion: Last Christmas
@The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @supermoff @Notsosmartguy I agree. That kind of forgiveness is extremely rare. And can be extremely dangerous to the abused. And, yes, I know whereof I speak, too.
3 months ago on 12 Great Moments From Last Christmas
@supermoff @Clara Who, The Apprentice I agree. Best friends who love each other, deeply, is territory that is rarely covered in TV and film. I'd love to see what Moffat and company continue to do with that dynamic in Series 9.
3 months ago on Last Christmas Review (Part 1)
Stay as long as you want, Jenna. The vast majority of us love you and your work.
3 months ago on Clara’s Fate & Series 9 (Spoilers)
I completely disagree with number 3. I love that line and look forward to seeing it in context.
3 months ago on Last Christmas – Hints & Teasers (Set #3)
Um, Mark Gattis, the Doctor and Captain Picard have met, and they and their respective colleagues joined forces to battle the Borg and the Cybermen. Plus, Clara and the Doctor have teamed up with Robin Hood and are about to team up with Badass St. Nick (Frost :D) in two days. So a WhoLock crossover isn't out of the realm of possibility. Whether or not that should happen is the question. I wouldn't mind a one-off - and only a one-off - just for fun. The possibilities, as mentioned in other posts would be delightful.
3 months, 1 week ago on Gatiss: I don’t see why people are so obsessed with ‘Wholock’
The writer's conclusion fall flat for me because every companion has gone through what he mentions. In other words, same old story with a different twist.That's the inherent nature of any, and every companion. However, his suggestions do have merit.
3 months, 1 week ago on 4 Different Types of Companions Doctor Who Should Consider
When I think about it, Clara is the first unofficial female Doctor (Doctor Donna is the first official female Doctor IMO). After all, she's saved every incarnation of her best friend, one way or another. No other companion has done that
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Moffat Explains “Clara Who”
@The Lazy Cat is Santa Paws The second female Doctor. Remember The Doctor Donna. ;)
@The Lazy Cat is Santa Paws It's one of the reasons why I'd love to see a Clara spin-off - to see her as her own Doctor, a la Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Slater, you left us too soon, my dear).
@Hirmien @The Lazy Cat is Santa Paws It's already happened - Donna Noble. She gave up everything to be with the Doctor because she planned on traveling with him for the rest of her life. Then she became The Doctor Donna, and Tennant Doctor had to let her go lest she die an early death.
Dear God, that still breaks my heart...
I may not have liked all of this, but all of this was fascinating.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Weird and Wonderful
He likes it. Hey, Mikey! (Boy, did I just date myself. :D)
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Site Update: Christmas 2014
@The Lazy Cat is Santa Paws Billie Piper could be another good choice. And since she's already the Doctor's Daughter, Georgia Moffet's Jenny, but with a twist - The Doctor is taken hostage, and Jenny takes on her Dad's name as she searches for and rescues him.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Poll: A Female Doctor
@Oswin, agent of C.L.A.R.A @The Lazy Cat is Santa Paws And since we know she was an Exceptional Doctor already...
@Browncoat of arms @JamesKniseley Or better, yet, a female Thor. :D
@The Lazy Cat is Santa Paws Dame Judi Dench.
@The Genie, Agent of JACKIE I say, bust that line wide open. Drag everyone out of their comfort zone.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Last Christmas New Clip
Tangerine? Check. Slinkies? Check. Multiple robot toys marching in? Triple Check. If that isn't a sign of a badass Santa making an entrance, I don't know what is. Then he rides in on Rudolf's back and beep-beeps him. YES! BTW, doesn't it make sense that Santa is a Time Lord and that his sleigh is a TARDIS? I mean, come on. How else does he get all of those presents under the trees in one night?
@DanFellows Harry Potter. Superman. Batman. Spider-Man. Green Lantern (although there are a lot of women in the Corps these days). Flash, Wolverine, Mr. Spock, Captains Kirk and Picard, and these are the dozens, if not hundreds of fictional characters boys have as role models. Also, why can't women characters be role models for boys and male character be role models for girls?
3 months, 2 weeks ago on An Opinion On Gender Regeneration: Plot or Politics?
Three comments, for now. 1. The Master is now a woman. Period. And a damn good character in the hands of the incredible Michelle Gomez. 2. One day, The Doctor will regenerate into a woman. Period. Personally, I hope it's a woman of color, which will really torque the Wa of many haters. 3. Thor. "Nuff said?
3 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 Lessons to Live By From Doctor Who
@Clara Who “Right now… Yeah. I think I do. “ Agreed.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Clara, or a New Companion for Series 9?
The Dcotor should never fly solo. Bad things happen when he flies solo.
The BBC makes some nice promo videos.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on New Last Christmas Clips in BBC Festive Showreel