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I'd vote for Clara. I mean Jenna Coleman. Sorry Doctor but she totally rocked this series.

1 week, 1 day ago on Capaldi vs Coleman in 2015 NTAs

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Every time Capaldi's Doctor mellows down a little the AI goes up.

1 week, 2 days ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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I'm really glad The Lodger won, it's one of my favourite Matt Smith episodes. Though the best of Gareth Roberts is still the Unicorn and the Wasp.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Your Verdict on The Caretaker & Episode Ranking

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The end was...I'm speechless. I nearly cried at the end. Clara was phenomenal.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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Nasty, nasty thing the Mummy is indeed. I almost wish it hadn't featured in the trailer so we could get a proper scare in the episode.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Next Time: Mummy on the Orient Express

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Easy choice for me, it's the Unicorn and the Wasp. But then again I absolutly love detective stories so that explains it.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Face-Off: Gareth Roberts’ Episodes

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Looks like The Moonbase (minus the Cybermen) plus killer scary spiders. Should be great!

Also, the TV trailer is so much better than the next time one.

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Next Time: Kill The Moon

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Cn't believe it's two years since we bid farewell to the Ponds. Time really flies! Anyway my favourite Ponds episode is the Beast Below, a divisive one among fans but one which I loved to bits. Then there's the Eleventh Hour, the God Complex, Power of Three and The Angels take Manhattan. I'm really fond of the Ponds mostly because I like it when companions stay longer than just one series because I really start to care about them. I felt they left at the exactly right time. Now, I really hope Clara does series 9 as well but I suppose chances are pretty slim.

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Remembering the Ponds – 2 Years On

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Yeah, that's the AI figure I was expecting. Casual viewers who vote for these scores enjoy lighthearted episodes more than complex ones.

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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I imagined they were a bit like those creatures from Planet of the Dead. 

3 weeks, 3 days ago on The Caretaker Review

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Such a well-written review Clint, the best I've read for this episode (and I really do love reading reviews, it's just a thing I do).

And finally someone agrees with me about Danny. His reaction and the way he insisted on Clara telling him the truth was completely over the top. He accuses Clara of lying all the time and his whole attitude is weird, I don't get the sense he really loves Clara that much it's more like he's having a kind of obsession with her lying to him. I must say I liked him untill this episode. 

But...this is the episode where I really started to warm up on Capaldi's Doctor who seemed more real, his grumpy atitude wasn't just for the sake of being grumpy but because he really does cares about Clara and he's not the person to openly admit this unless he is forced to. I don't like it when the Doctor is made nasty to emphasise his alien nature and this is where we're given a good reason to explain why he treats Danny like that. I'm slightly worried that next week's episode in terms of how the Doctor will be portrayed but we'll see. Hope he won't get too dark or if he does there better be a good reason not just because Twelve is "the rebel Timelord".

3 weeks, 3 days ago on The Caretaker Review

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This sounds soooo good! I may not be able to watch any episode untill the finale and that's going to be...torture. But hey I'll still be here to read what people think of the episodes and find out what happens (there is no way I can resist not knowing for a full month).

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Next Time: Kill The Moon

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Clara had some annoying moments in this episode, Danny acting like a soldier was weird but the Doctor was great. Oh, and I really liked Courtney.

I'm going with DWTV on this one it's a 6/10 from me. I'll rewatch it but it didn't really do the trick for me. Good start but it kind of went downhill from that.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss The Caretaker

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What does the Doctor say at the end after she asks why is he the boss? I can't make out his reply.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Kill The Moon Clip

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Clara: "Doctor, you need to save the spiders!"

Doctor:"No way!!"

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Kill The Moon Clip

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I think "Doctor Who" sounds cooler. 

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Capaldi on Graham Norton This Friday

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Well, the spider things didn't look that frightening but other than that it looked very atmospheric.

And the rest of Graham Norton wasn't that bad, there were plenty of funny stuff from Peter.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Kill The Moon Clip

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The second half of the series sounds so amazing! Really excited about the new writers, their episoodes look so promising. And I look foward to see the design for the Orient Express in space.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Mummy on the Orient Express Synopsis

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I'm thinking small kids are great. Teenagers not so much.

3 weeks, 6 days ago on The Caretaker Advance Review

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Well, this lowered my expectations a bit but that's a good thing in my mind. I mean I watched Rings of Akhaten half expecting it to be awful but in the end I really enjoyed it. And if it's the same quality like The Lodger and Closing Time, then it's great, I like lighthearted episodes too.

Plus I think I'll still rate it 7/10 at least, so far in series 8 I didn't go lower than that and judging from the clip released today I don't think I will.

3 weeks, 6 days ago on The Caretaker Advance Review

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Yeah, but as the War Doctor he was a soldier himself. And Danny still hold a few secrets I thinnk about what exactly he did as a soldier and he must have got a good reason to give it up too. So I think the Doctor should sympathise with him at some level. Totally rejecting Danny sounds very prejudiced and the Doctor is never like that.

3 weeks, 6 days ago on The Caretaker Advance Review

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Great artcle, Closing Time clearly needs a few more people on its side! 

As a whole Closing Time might not stand out as a great episode but it is dotted with so, so many lovely moments: the Doctor getting a job, the cybermats reintroduced, the Doctor telling Craig he was going to die, not to mention that lovely moment with Stormy. 

We need episodes like this, just fun and entertainig, the sort you watch after a hard day's work just to relax. It doesn't all have to be dark complex episodes (Listen springs to mind). Episodes like Closing Time  are just as important in my mind even if they are never appreciated for threir real worth.


4 weeks, 1 day ago on Why I Love… Closing Time

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I hope this interview will be better than the one with Matt and David for the 50th. Peter sounds lovely, I hope we'll get a proper interview not just a few minutes at the end. 

There are just a few interviews with Peter as the Doctor compared to those of previous Doctors, I wish we had more.

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Capaldi on Graham Norton This Friday

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It's not getting boring for me, I love this kind of episodes. I have tried not thinking and I've got to the conclusion that The Teller would have turned my brain into soup in no time.

4 weeks, 1 day ago on Time Heist Review

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Sorry but I must disagree with this review. Time Heist may not be a perfect episode but you've picked some points that just don't seem relevant to me.

Firstly, Mrs Delphox dressed like a sexy librarian. She's the Head of Babk Scurity she's a boss lady in a suit. What else could she wear? An army uniform like those soldiers but it seems unlikely especially after we find out she's actually Karabraxos' clone.

Secondly Clara may not be the focused of this episode but that's good in my opinion because so far all the episodes seemed more focused on her than on the Doctor and this is where Capaldi is really in charge doing Doctor-y stuff and it was high time this happened. Besides, I thought her acting was good but here she just had to support The Doctor and not be the centre of attention.

As for how laws on Karabraxos work it's an alien world, I thought the whole thing was really frightnening. And I imagine people "who afford their own star systems" would totlly agree to these methods in order to have their wealth protected.

And yeah, I gueesed The Doctor was the Architect but not because of all those names in previous episodes  like "The Curator" more like I really thought that hooded figure still looked a lot like Capaldi. And I watch way too many detective series.

On the other hand I totally agree with all your points on Saibra and Psi and I hope they'll come back to the show one day.

4 weeks, 1 day ago on Time Heist Review

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I think going through a grieving period was ok. They did that in The Runaway Bride. But series 3 was going to ba Martha's story and the first few episodes should have been focused on how he gets to accept her as his new companion. Instead The Doctor kept on talking about Rose and comparing Martha to her up untill the end of the series, which to me at least meant that she was never considered to be quite as good as Rose in his mind.

1 month ago on Celebrating “The Highlander” and “The Bad Wolf”

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I like the poster for this episode, definetly an improvement from what've had lately. Clara's skirt is really cool but they should edit this pics more her lips are really, really red. And Danny seems to be the only one who doesn't do some strange hand gesture.

And that Matt Smith looking guy is really intriguing, can't wait to see how he fits into the story because I asssume he's got a pretty important role otherwise they wouldn't have insisted on him in the promo pics.

4 weeks, 1 day ago on The Caretaker Promo Pics

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There's something I just noticed after rewatching the ep. Would Mrs Karabraxos really keep the Doctor's number for such a long time? I mean she probably thought he was a nutter and she looks like the kind of women who doesn't like to listen to any advice people give her and who always thinks she knows best. I'm not sure she would have.

1 month ago on 12 Great Moments From Time Heist

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Clara looks like she's been exercising when she says "I can't do it". I wonder if she's going to the gym to make sure she's fit enough to manage her double life.

1 month ago on Next Time: The Caretaker

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Yeah, he actually made a joke, a proper joke without being sarcastic. I totally love that scene.

1 month ago on 12 Great Moments From Time Heist

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I knew he was in Broadchurch but I couldn't remember who he played. Now it's all coming back to me, I loved Broadchurch but I didn't have to rewatch it unfortunately.

1 month ago on 12 Great Moments From Time Heist

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When I first saw the filming pics of the Skovox I thought he looked a bit like a very scary owl. Now he's more like a spider with a strange voice. He doesn't really seem that creepy to me but we'll see. We've had cool monsters this series, I hope Garaeth Roberts keeps up the good work with this one.

1 month ago on Next Time: The Caretaker

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I'm going to go with pre-titles sequence, the Doctor in Clara's flat trying to persuade her to come with him, then the moment we first see the Teller, Psi's death (I really liked him) and the ending scene with the Tellers released. 

Best line of the episode: "Basically, it's the eyebrows". On the other hand I'm not much of a fan of the Doctor telling people to "shut up", I don't find that funny at all.

1 month ago on 12 Great Moments From Time Heist

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I think one thing Listen will never be able to beat it's people's love and devotion for Blink. Repeat this poll in a few years and I think the result might be diffrent. I for one still like Listen more.

1 month ago on Your Verdict on Listen & Episode Ranking

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Before seeing the War Games I had only heard good things about it and it's fair to say my expectations were really high. And it truly was a great episode but just like you I would have liked it if it were at most 6 parts long. That bit in the middle, going through all those time zones got a bit boring but the beggining and the end were brilliant. 

Oh, and you should definetly give Enemy of the World a watch I for one really liked it, but then again Troughton is my favourite Classic Who Doctor.

1 month ago on Celebrating “The Highlander” and “The Bad Wolf”

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Rose didn't have to haunt the Doctor so long  and basically destroy his relationship to Martha. That's where her story got bad. They couldn't let her go and that was a mistake. 

1 month ago on Celebrating “The Highlander” and “The Bad Wolf”

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If we don't get an Ian cameo in this episode it would be the greatest missed opportunity in time and space.

1 month ago on Next Time: The Caretaker

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Happy Birthday to both of them! Jamie is my favourite Classic Who companion and despite what a lot of people think I don't hate Rose that much. She's not my favourite companion but she's far from being a bad one.


1 month ago on Celebrating “The Highlander” and “The Bad Wolf”

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Clearly people who vite for this AI thing are casual viewers not die-hard Who fans. That explains why Listen got a lower score than Time Heist.

1 month ago on Doctor Who Series 8 UK Ratings Accumulator

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Too little behind the scenes footage, annoying narrator and no interview with Neil Gordon on how the Teller was made (and it's really one of the best monsters in a long while).

Bring back Confidential (and maybe get Anthony Head to narrate it, he was the best).

1 month ago on Doctor Who Extra: Time Heist

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I don't mind the redesign although I prefer the classic  RTD one.

1 month, 1 week ago on Your Verdict on Robot of Sherwood

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I thought Night Terrors will come last. Victory doesn't deseerve the last spot, it wasn't a bad episode.

1 month, 1 week ago on Your Verdict on Robot of Sherwood

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"I've never seen the Doctor do something llike this before " - Courtney will annoy the Doctor so much he's going to throw her into a supernova.

But joking aside I'm ok with a child actor as long as she's not going to be a spoiled brat like Angie.

1 month ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon

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That's quite late actually, It will be on at 22:30 in my country. Oh God and it's the last episode I'll watch at home before going to University...sad.

1 month ago on The Caretaker BBC Synopsis

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Looks like there are scary times ahead for Doctor Who fans. And I totally look foward to that. Just reading that the Mummy was deemed too scary by the BBC makes my excitement levels go through the roof.

1 month ago on Tantalising Details on Episodes 5-8 of Series 8

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Maybe this Mummy looks really nasty and terrifying. The Angels and the rest were more of a psychological threat, they didn't really look that scary.

1 month ago on Tantalising Details on Episodes 5-8 of Series 8

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Couldn't agree more. 

1 month ago on Face-Off: Blink vs Listen

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Yeap, Listen can be very confusing to those who are not loyal never-miss-an-episode fans. I watched it with a friend who occasonally watches Doctor Who and at the end he said: "So, it couldn't have been the Doctor hidding under the blanket, could it? although how he got to theat conclusion still amazes me. I said it was Moffat under the blanket but he didn't get the joke. Listen is clearly an episode that needs you to pay attention and be invested in the show in order to enjoy it.

1 month ago on Face-Off: Blink vs Listen

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Well, that sounds exciting. Especilly the line about tears.

1 month ago on Time Heist – 12 Hints & Teasers

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Ok, thank you, now I'm really scared. I woke up the other day in the middle of the night and I thought about that scene with the hand grabbing my foot. Now, when I'll watch Time Heist later tonight I'll be surrounded by the dark and seeing refelections on the computer screen and  I'll think "What if the Hiders get me?".

But really I love your article!


1 month ago on Thoughts on Listen’s “Monster”

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