What's wrong with being drunk? Ask that to the glass of water.
Nothing in the padded two hours of The End of Time can equate to the magic of a killer Christmas tree.
6 hours, 35 minutes ago on Festive Face-Off: The End of Time vs The Christmas Invasion
@YaelMoise @Malohkeh @TheOncomingHurricane @supermoff But it's so much fun to say!
6 hours, 47 minutes ago on 10 Last Minute Christmas Gifts for a Special Whovian
@TheOncomingHurricane @supermoff LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMS
6 hours, 48 minutes ago on 10 Last Minute Christmas Gifts for a Special Whovian
Something like 70% of my Christmas list is Big Finish. No regrets here.
7 hours, 20 minutes ago on 10 Last Minute Christmas Gifts for a Special Whovian
@Chris502 13-year-old me watched Children of Earth, loved it, and proceeded to quote it to RTD himself (proudest moment of my life right there).
7 hours, 21 minutes ago on Last Christmas Allegedly “Too scary” for Kids
@TheOncomingHurricane @ElyotWren The safety restraints are more than sufficient. Just sit back and enjoy the ride! :P
10 hours, 31 minutes ago on Last Christmas Allegedly “Too scary” for Kids
I just adore that quote: "Kids will have nightmares about monsters whether or not Doctor Who happens. Doctor Who gives them the Doctor, a man who fights monsters and does not become one. It adds that to their dreams." I can't imagine how much better my nightmares as a child would have been if I had the Doctor to fall back on.
10 hours, 36 minutes ago on Last Christmas Allegedly “Too scary” for Kids
@Planet of the Deaf Miss Y proceeded to recommend Clangers.
11 hours, 3 minutes ago on Last Christmas Allegedly “Too scary” for Kids
Was the "am I a good man" arc not character development?
22 hours, 3 minutes ago on Last Christmas Advance Review
Can't wait. Sounds like another wonderful Christmas from Moffat
1 day, 2 hours ago on Last Christmas Advance Review
@3rdDalektotheLeft - minion of D.O.C.T.O.R. @Malohkeh @BillMcgirth Really, it was no more preposterous than The Tenth Planet, which was written by an actual scientist.
1 day, 5 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@3rdDalektotheLeft - minion of D.O.C.T.O.R. @Malohkeh @BillMcgirth And it did take itself seriously, with a touch of technobabble and a story that made sense within its own context.
@3rdDalektotheLeft - minion of D.O.C.T.O.R. @BillMcgirth Science fiction is a genre determined by conventions (like spaceships and aliens), not by scientific accuracy.
1 day, 6 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@The Genie, Agent of JACKIE @TheOncomingHurricane He was specifically referring to the line about catastrophe being the "metabolism of the universe", which is scientifically accurate.
1 day, 7 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@The Dreamer wants her Who Christmas NOW! @Shane Michaels @Father Doctavarium Christmas The War Games...bad? O_o
@NumberNine I personally adore it, but I do think that had it been in a different series, it might be better regarded. If it was stuck in Series 2, for example, I reckon reception would be far more favorable.
@TheOncomingHurricane @Malohkeh @alonsys wants Clara to be in Series 9! She was in a bush so we could have the reveal with the bush dissolving.
1 day, 9 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@alonsys wants Clara to be in Series 9! @TheOncomingHurricane I assumed that when calling the world, the sister heard Maebh ask for her to come home, and so she did.
@LiamTheFizz If you're going about through the universe and though time and space in a police box that's bigger on the inside, is accepting the moon to be an egg really that big a stretch?
@Stradiwhovius @Clara Bosswald It's about fairy tales.
1 day, 10 hours ago on Moffat Defends In the Forest of the Night Science Criticisms
@Hirmien It was placed there deliberately. The tonal differences were important. They wanted one last happy moment before the story plunged into darkness.
And speaking of bad science, have you guys seen The Tenth Planet? It was written by a scientist, and yet the scientific plausibility was up there with Kill the Moon.
And I'd argue that they're both brilliant regardless.
Yes, he's right about the catastrophe bit! I was taking a class on geological catastrophes at the time and it sounded exactly like one of my lectures.
Brilliant episode. Very poetic. I adored it.
In my opinion, there is no ideal. Like with any sort of story, variety is part of what makes it thrive. It's down to the quality of the writing itself, not the Christmassy style.
2 days, 2 hours ago on The Christmas Conundrum
They're both far from my favorite, but I can more appreciate the ideas of Voyage of the Damned. And I though the Heavenly Host made for great monsters.
2 days, 7 hours ago on Festive Face-Off: Voyage of the Damned vs The Next Doctor
@supermoff @Malohkeh @Notsosmartguy @Huknar Nah, better to start from the beginning. The beginnings of the Daleks, Cybermen, Ice Warriors, and even the Time Lords. Companions like Ian, Barbara, Susan, Jamie, Zoe, and more. Pure historicals like the new series has never even tried. It's wonderful.
2 days, 23 hours ago on First Series 9 Title Revealed
@supermoff @Notsosmartguy @Huknar Oh, Pertwee is excellent...but it means SKIPPING HARTNELL AND TROUGHTON!!!
3 days, 2 hours ago on First Series 9 Title Revealed
@Huknar @Malohkeh @Tardis Boy But...reading Listen ahead of time was so exciting (I was naughty sorry Santa).
3 days, 3 hours ago on First Series 9 Title Revealed
@Tardis Boy On the one hand, I don't want any leaks. On the other hand, I can't help but also want them a teensy bit.
@supermoff @Malohkeh @Tardis Boy Dammit, where is that fob watch...
@supermoff @Notsosmartguy @Huknar Troughton>Pertwee tbh. And Hartnell needs more love.
@supermoff @Malohkeh @Tardis Boy You do realize we're only humans, not Time Lords, yes?
@Notsosmartguy @supermoff @Huknar If you need any recommendations... :D
@Tardis Boy Sleep is for people who want to actually be alert when the Doctor shows up.
@Huknar I hope so. It worked wonders in Series 8.
Sounds very much like the title of a story introducing a new companion to me.
@YaelMoise @supermoff I don't even like looms. I just think the word is funny.
4 days, 4 hours ago on 4 Different Types of Companions Doctor Who Should Consider
@YaelMoise @Malohkeh @supermoff embraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace the loooooooooooooooooms
@supermoff @Malohkeh Who is actually the Doctor. Because looms.
@supermoff Plot Twist: the amnesiac male Time Lord is actually the next Doctor.
Which isn't to say they shouldn't do it, just that they need to be careful if they do so.
The biggest problem with companions from other time periods is what they know is greatly different from what we know, which means that they can end up not knowing what anything is (Katarina) or spout out endless technobabble (Zoe, who I love all the same) if the writers aren't careful. They're a bit riskier to make.
4 days, 5 hours ago on 4 Different Types of Companions Doctor Who Should Consider
@91 Queen of Evil @LGwalchmai95 @Notsosmartguy @supermoff His heart belongs to another, er, Mistress :P
@91 Queen of Evil Some sort of changeling, eh? I bet Frobisher would be great with Twelve.
If Doctor Who's taught me one thing, it's that the best companions can come from anywhere. When I look back at all my favorites...Zoe, Liz, Romana, Evelyn, Amy, Ace, Barbara, River...they all have very different backgrounds. But what makes them lovable isn't where they come from. It's who they are and what they bring out in the Doctor that makes them special.
@Status: Stuck in the vortex Torchwood mostly just gives him stuff to angst over tbh.
4 days, 5 hours ago on “Jack & River Returns Would Have to be Seismic” – Moffat
@Kermit9 @Malohkeh @awkwardMEOW (#1 CLARA WHO fan) *cough* The Day of the Doctor *cough*
4 days, 6 hours ago on “Jack & River Returns Would Have to be Seismic” – Moffat
@YaelMoise @Notsosmartguy Will do.
@awkwardMEOW (#1 CLARA WHO fan) What was the Brig in the most recent episode then?
@supermoff @YaelMoise But I want it now!