A Friend of the Ood is in your wall! :O
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@MaraBackman The head is classic '60s Cyberman. I just don't care for the rest of it.
6 days, 18 hours ago on DWM #479: Heaven or Hell?
@The12thDimension I hope not. That would be too predictable.
@Moffat'sLittleHelper - is painted on a wall! We haven't had a really great Cyberman episode since The Invasion. I was -29...
@Thewhovianwhowaited We saw the body of the Half-Face Man. We saw part of the cop's burnt corpse. We saw the woman in the Dalek get killed by the thingies.
@Scootersfood has 66 Seconds to live... @Benvenfold You're right. It deserves a 42/10.
1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express
@Browncoat of arms @Deus_Ex_Machina A lot of them are from Big Finish, books, or comics.
1 week, 2 days ago on Is Courtney Woods a Companion?
@Deus_Ex_Machina Then why are Angie and Artie on the list?
@Padaster Yep. Also, if she had burned to death or turned to dust, it would have been obvious to the other characters that it was something supernatural. Instead, no one will know that everyone could be in danger until it's too late and everyone is dying.
1 week, 2 days ago on Mummy on the Orient Express Clip & Intro
@ScottMadison It started as a fan-made title sequence on YouTube and the response was overwhelmingly positive; so much so that they decided to base the official title sequence on it.
1 week, 2 days ago on The Series 8 Title Sequence
@ Notsosmartguy @What a roller coaster! That is assuming your theory is correct (I hope it is).
1 week, 3 days ago on Mummy on the Orient Express Clip & Intro
@ShameOnSM I didn't know it needed to be "much more recognised".
1 week, 3 days ago on Downey Jr on Who Role: “Anything’s possible”
@Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor! Handles is simultaneously a one-off companion and the longest full time companion ever.
1 week, 3 days ago on Is Courtney Woods a Companion?
@hirotan69er "grows up accidentally"
@Ivegotkidneys is companionless! @Doctor When Whether or not the actual death was painless is impossible to tell. Either way, the complete helplessness is disturbing. Escape is impossible; death is inevitable.
@NameOfDoctorHere I think the "regular death" could work well. No one around the victim will know why they just suddenly died, which could add some dramatic irony as the characters try to figure out what's going on while more and more people are dying.
@Angie Whodini will foretell... YOUR DEATH! Anticlimactic? She couldn't escape. No one could help because only she could see it. I thought it was horrifying!
@NameOfDoctorHere Not another Doctor death...
1 week, 3 days ago on In the Forest of the Night Official Synopsis
@JoshThomas This comment is even better when you consider that this was rumored to be the Peter Jackson episode before it was announced who was writing and directing it.
"... only this one is inexplicably riding through space (enjoy that one science fans)."
I know this comment wasn't meant to be taken seriously, but I still feel this needs to be said: since the episode is clearly meant to be more fantastical, I don't think anyone will have a problem with it. Kill the Moon gave bad scientific explanations in an episode that originally looked to be science fiction.
1 week, 4 days ago on Mummy on the Orient Express Advance Review
@Benvenfold I'm doing the same, except I'm still watching the Next Time trailers. This week I couldn't resist and looked at only the rating, but didn't read any details and didn't know anything about it before the Next Time trailer, so I'm almost as unspoiled as a casual fan :)
@Gallade Zero I don't see how having American actors on the show would "Americanize" it any more than having an Australian on the show "Australianized" it.
1 week, 4 days ago on Downey Jr on Who Role: “Anything’s possible”
@Deus_Ex_Machina If this is true, I'm surprised they couldn't figure it out when she kept slipping back into her English accent...
@mayotango131 What about Iron Man 1 and 2?
@NameOfDoctorHere "... a role in Doctor Who ..."
I think he's talking about appearing as a guest star, not taking the role of the 13th Doctor.
@Oliver J. "cool" Probably something like this:
Redshirt: "It's the mummy!"
*dies 66 seconds later*
@Amy says Peter Davison is the Thirteenth Doctor! Weeping angels don't try to be scientifically accurate. "Quantum locked" is the only explanation we get. When they give us an actual scientific explanation ("unicellular"), I expect it to make sense.
1 week, 5 days ago on Doctor Who and The Hype Train
@Clara Who is pushed beyond, fascinated No More Although there are some who will completely dismiss an episode as being "the worst" just because of one flaw, they are a minority. As much as I've discussed the flaws in the science, I still enjoyed most of the episode and gave it a 7/10. I'm sure that's not too far off from most of the other people complaining about the science.
@OzGirl It's our universe, only a parallel version. Same science and logic, only the history changes.
@JimForbes @A Friend of the Ood saw the mummy! :O @OzGirl An alien having more advanced technology isn't hard to accept. Unfortunately, giant "unicellular" spiders just don't make sense no matter how advanced the technology is.
@The Administrator @A Friend of the Ood saw the mummy! :O @OzGirl I'll accept that, somehow, it can lay an egg immediately after hatching. That doesn't defy the laws of physics and, as you said, it's an alien. That part doesn't bother me as much. But an animal that hatches from an egg is smaller than the egg it hatches
from; therefore, it shouldn't be possible for it to lay an egg of the
same size as the one it hatched from. That would be like trying to fit an airplane through the TARDIS doors: even there's enough space inside (this is assuming the alien is somehow bigger on the inside), it can't fit through such a small gap.
@TheNightmareChild will ascertain its true nature How's this:
@troughton who? There's a difference between saying that an alien character has highly advanced technology and saying that giant spiders are unicellular.
@OzGirl Doctor Who is set in our universe. They were on the moon. The "science" shouldn't contradict reality. There aren't unicellular organisms with teeth and eyes that can make webs; it's scientifically impossible. Animals don't lay eggs the size of the egg they hatched from immediately after hatching; it's scientifically impossible. While I agree that the story and characters are more important than getting every detail completely accurate, it still needs to be somewhat plausible to be good science fiction. Such obvious basic scientific errors distract from the story and make it harder to suspend disbelief.
@Pockydon I didn't expect "big epic tumblr moments" (what does that even mean?), it just didn't live up to the hype. DWTV gave it a 10/10 and I heard some very positive things before watching it. I expected something as good as Listen. Instead, it was a perfectly average episode with quite a few flaws. That's not to say it was terrible. I enjoyed most of it, especially the first half with the terrifying spiders and the claustrophobic atmosphere and flickering lights.
The end is where it all fell apart for me, with the Doctor's sudden "I actually knew what this was all along. Everyone's safe and always has been" moment being an incredibly disappointing and anticlimactic resolution, especially after so much was made about his reluctance to make a decision. It didn't help that this was followed by Clara being irrationally angry that he saved the world by letting the moon thing live, which she wanted anyway.
The science of the episode was also hugely flawed. How were the spiders unicellular when they were nearly the size of a human and had teeth, legs, etc? How does a newly hatched animal lay an egg the same size as the egg it hatched from immediately after hatching?
It was an entertaining episode with a creepy atmosphere, some great lines, and interesting concepts. I just don't feel that it deserved anywhere close to a 10/10 rating nor the massive hype it had for the last few days before airing; therefore, it did not meet my expectations.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon
@Adric the Genius Maybe in the future that rule changes.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Kill the Moon – 12 Hints & Teasers
From best to worst:
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Thoughts on Series 8 at the Halfway Point
@Warisfiller @Oodkind is nuking spiders. How has Capaldi been pushed to the side? Deep Breath had plenty of scenes with just him alone. The Doctor and Clara seem more like a team rather than the usual "superhero and his sidekick". If anything, it reminds me of the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Flatline Official Synopsis
@Malohkeh That doesn't necessarily mean she dies.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Doctor Who Series 8 (2014): What We Know UPDATE
@Mikeyboss182 I'm just curious, which episodes did you think were poor?
@Miss Bosswald wants you to nuke the Moon. @capaldi3699 He's too important to the plot and has too much time on screen for them to really be Doctor-lite. If anything, Crimson Horror seemed more Clara-lite until the end.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Flatline Official Synopsis
I was afraid to look at this review. Being 7 episodes into the season, I've been expecting the first bad episode to come at some point. I'm relieved that it's not this one, which has been hyped as being one of the darkest and most important episodes of this series.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Kill the Moon Advance Review
@VictorWong1 I was practically obsessed with the Gallifrey series for a while. That is Lalla Ward, A.K.A Romanadvoratrelundar.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Doctor Who Experience “Gallifrey” Teaser Video
'I am the past you have forgotten.'
'Things went well for Romana…until the Time War.'
— The Doctor, "The Forgotten"
@Lord Styro the Drashig We have, but you probably didn't want to remember that one.
@13thDoctor Meanwhile in 1966...
"He's playing a flute and acting strange! IS this the same guy who nearly murdered a caveman with a rock? He may have been a bit odd, but he wasn't a maniac!"
2 weeks, 5 days ago on The Caretaker Review
@cheryl braz There's as much comedy as there was before and 99.9% of it does not involve the words "shut up".
3 weeks ago on Doctor Who Series 8 (2014): What We Know UPDATE
@The Lazy Caretaker Cat @Planet of the Deaf This is only the middle of the season. A lot can still happen before the end. It was halfway through Series 5 that Rory became a companion too.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Kill The Moon Clip
@LGwalchmai95 That's the style of the future. One day we'll all proudly wear our yellow onesies together! :D
1 month ago on Time Heist – 12 Hints & Teasers
@The Exploding TARDIS You're right. I was thinking of the split.
1 month ago on Why The Decline in Overnight Ratings Doesn’t Matter
@Diabetic Adipose We may be up for another "light" year? We're getting a full series this year, plus a Christmas special. The last time that happened was 2010.