Fan since Jon Pertwee days. Favourite Doctors: 2, 9 and 12
@doctorblue Sure - but the film would actually make them money, so it wouldn't reduce the series financially
12 hours, 4 minutes ago on Why A Doctor Who Movie Is A Good Idea
12 hours, 22 minutes ago on Why A Doctor Who Movie Is A Good Idea
Of course it's a brilliant idea. :) So there are problems - life is full of problems. Just do it!!!
16 hours, 1 minute ago on Why A Doctor Who Movie Is A Good Idea
@Baker Street Same here - I couldn't bring myself to vote against either....
1 day, 19 hours ago on Best of 2014 Awards #15: Outstanding Debut
@ahunter8056 It's too mean! It's like asking a parent to choose their favourite child. Oh come on!!!! Where's the "I love them both, equally" box????
2 days ago on Best of 2014 Awards #15: Outstanding Debut
@MetamorphmagusWho That's the Spirit!
4 days, 14 hours ago on Why I Love The Fourth Doctor
@MeThree @Tomb of the Cyberbob @The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE I will have to give them a watch! I don't tend to watch too many Hollywood serials
5 days, 21 hours ago on Speculating on Series 9’s Big Cliffhanger (Part 2)
@The Finn, Agent of SPECTRE @Tomb of the Cyberbob Correct :)
6 days, 13 hours ago on Speculating on Series 9’s Big Cliffhanger (Part 2)
I have never heard of Kiefer Sutherland or Peter Dinklage. I don't think one of them sitting in the TARDIS console would be a great cliffhanger for me :(
6 days, 14 hours ago on Speculating on Series 9’s Big Cliffhanger (Part 2)
@7pitpat7 A mere detail!! :)
1 week, 3 days ago on Barrowman Reveals New Torchwood Plans
2 weeks, 1 day ago on New Who’s Best Cliffhangers (Part 2)
Wow - you've nailed it "End of the Universe! Have fun! Bye bye!” - can there ever have been a better moment on television - ever?????
@mondomark Re: "Viewers over 30". Maybe you are right- but In my office, where there are about 30 people over 30 (myself included) - there are at least 2 huge fans of Peter Capaldi, and a sprinkling of other casual viewers. One of the big fans is nearly 60. The general feeling of the "older" viewer in my experience is that they much prefer the more mature Peter Capaldi to the sometimes puerile Matt Smith
2 weeks, 1 day ago on 2014 iPlayer Xmas Top 10, BBCA Ratings
@TonySimmons Oh come on. Coronation Street = 6,65 million, Downton Abbey = 6.25 million. Doctor Who is right up there with the big boys and girls. I would actually say - we can all trot out the old moans and groans - but we shouldn't kid ourselves that it is anything other than a monster hit. Context is everything.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Doctor Who Series 8 (2014) UK Ratings Accumulator
I LOVE IN THE FOREST OF THE NIGHT.There. It's out...
1 month, 1 week ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
This latest group of polls is making me realise just how spoiled we have been over the past 10 Christmases!
1 month, 1 week ago on Festive Face-Off: Voyage of the Damned vs The Next Doctor
Why do they never let us vote for a tie!!!
1 month, 1 week ago on Festive Face-Off: The Christmas Invasion vs The Runaway Bride
@Only as old Whovian as you feel - Hello Rusty 48 years old here - love Missy, not sure about a female Doctor, though I could be persuaded. I warmed to Clara taking on the mantle. I actually think what they'll do with the Doctor to make a contrast next is to stick with a male Doctor, but played by a black actor. It just seems the next logical contrast.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on An Opinion On Gender Regeneration: Plot or Politics?
This story has been running since 2005....
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Series 8 Is A “Ratings Flop” (Apparently)
@Malohkeh @Notsosmartguy Agent of C.H.R.I.S.T.M.A.S. @Ollie Walton Harrod Doctor Who and the Silurians....
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Capaldi’s Doctor Will Evolve in Series 9
@kidneys Ive got kidneys Hey - 44 years, another oldie like me, that's round about when I started! I agree - Delgado has to get it, but Gomez is fantastic too.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Face-Off: The Masters (Final)
The guy really loves the show. That's fantastic - long may he reign
2 months, 1 week ago on Capaldi Turned Down 8th Doctor Audition
@NotsoSmartguy @Yeah,TopLayer,IfYouWantToSayAFewWords @supermoff, chief of the statistics police I still remember the newspaper headlines halfway through Christopher Eccleston's series, going on about how the ratings were plummeting. It is an obsession with some people!
2 months, 1 week ago on BBC Declares Series 8 A Triumph
SERIES EIGHT ROCKS.
2 months, 1 week ago on Doctor Who TV Readers’ Final Series 8 Episode Ranking
Now - I've never said a negative word about the show on this forum, I am generally a "glass half full" kind of person, who likes sharing in the joy of the wonderful show we all enjoy so much and wonders why the nit-pickers who keep threatening to watch something else don't actually go and do precisely that, and let the rest of us all live in a cosy world of general loveliness and niceness.
So, deep breath: here goes. Something negative. I HATE THE SPEECH!!!
2 months, 1 week ago on New Who Finales in Perspective: Series 5
Go Dark Water!
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Your Verdict on Dark Water & Episode Ranking
@M-M-G Oh doom, doom and thrice doom....
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Doctor Who Series 8 (2014) UK Ratings Accumulator
@Regenerated Catterson doesn't exist! Best series ever, in my view - including the classic series. A monster hit!
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Poll: Capaldi’s Doctor – Hit or Miss?
@Spadesey Oh Clara will of course be back - she has to end up living happily ever after with Danny, and only Father Christmas can sort that out now. I am just wondering if the Doctor will be wanting Gallifrey back for Christmas.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on 2014 Christmas Special TV Trailer
@karenang I think she's "Bananas!" :)
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Moffat on Finale Death, Master Future
@supermoff is waiting for heaven.... Best series ever - and I mean EVER :)
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven
@ElyotWren @The Unseen Potato Because in Amy's choice you didn't know what was real and what was a dream, and with this you don't know what is real and what is a dream. Seems quite similar to me - unless I've forgotten what happened in Amy's choice, which is always possible! :)
2 months, 2 weeks ago on 2014 Christmas Special Plot Hints
@Mercy Reborn2 Why?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Death in Heaven Clip
@hp139 But these aren't the same Cybermen we saw in Nightmare in Silver - so we don't know they can upgrade all the time. These are a new Cyberman race created by Missy. At least, that's my take on it - "Cybermen from Cyberspace - why did nobody ever think of that"
@_divya12_ Not really. The BBC will control what they let out to whet the appetite, but not to spoil any major events. It will be based upon a measured judgement, and I am sure sometimes their judgement may differ from others, but personally I see no issue here.
@Notsosmartguy Approves of female Master @DocWhoLocked It's change my dear - and it seems not a moment too soon
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Gender-Swapping Regenerations: Why Now?
@Notsosmartguy Approves of female Master @TomGallagher I kind of disagree (in a nice way). There was no intent to kill a child, and the storyline reflected his horror at having done so. All seems OK to me.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on BBC Defends Dark Water Complaints
A female master has ruined the show I love!
Then again - for some, Susan Foreman leaving ruined the show, because the original team was broken up.
Then they actually changed the lead actor - that really ruined the show!
Next - they invented a race called "The Time Lords". That ruined it for me.
Whoever came up with the stupid idea of exiling him on the planet earth. Ruined it!
They ruined the Master in the Deadly Assassin by making him a decaying old mutant.
Next - some young guy took the role. That one put me off for life - RUINED IT!
That coat. I'm stopping watching.
Cheap budgets for the 7th Doctor. Ruined it!
Oh no - they've Americanised it - and worse still, he KISSED. That's ruined it for me
etc. etc. etc.
Change happens. Every time it "ruins" it for someone. Personally, after over 40 years of watching the show - I still love it, and appreciate that change just keeps the show alive!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on A Study of Regeneration: Lord or Lady?
Yes. Michelle Gomez ROCKS!!!!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Poll: The Missy Reveal
Say something nice....
Mother. Help me - I want it now!!!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Death in Heaven Radio Trailer
@Malohkeh I think that for the ordinary, casual viewer - ITFOTN was just a nice, enjoyable story. I can see why it was more popular than many fans make out.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Doctor Who Series 8 (2014) UK Ratings Accumulator
Some Masters are women. Get over it!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water
@davidadmin I do love a succinct debate!
@davidadmin Or - yes :)
Michelle Gomez - the best Master of them all?.....
Watched it 3 times now. Still love it!
@The Finn @NicholasTittlbach So - that means that Danny is indeed dead, and there is only one way for Clara to join him...
@supermoff is waiting for heaven.... Agree - I've seen them all, and I think this could be the best.
@TheOncomingFish I think Michelle Gomez could be the best Master ever - and I've seen them all first time round
@BollingerKnickers @Admin short for Administrator! @The_Horrors_Crimson It is risky - but isn't it less of a risk than a female Doctor would have been? Making the Master female is a clever way of seeing how people react to a change in gender. For me - a lifelong fan, I think it works - she is suitably insane and evil, just like the Master should be.