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Mummy on the Orient Express is the most overrated episode this show has ever had. 


There's a monster killing redshirts somewhere in space. How is this not a story that has been told five thousands times? It's not even like the monster was original, it's a mummy, one of the most overused monster in the history of cinema and television alike. The pacing is slow and the countdown slowed down every scene where there should have been tension. After 66 seconds, all you get is a sigh then nothing. Marion Cotillard's death in the Dark Knight Rises had more tension. 


The supporting cast is blank and without personality. Clara's sole purpose in this episode is to wear a pretty dress. Capaldi is the only saving grace.


5/10


19 hours, 35 minutes ago on Rank the Revival: 2014 Part 3

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@Antee991166 Can we just acknowledge that DW shouldn't be inspired by anything GOT does? Seriously, there couldn't be two more different shows. I think The War Games used the Time Lords perfectly. They don't appear for long and when they do, they are mystical, unlikable and powerful.

5 days, 21 hours ago on Will Gallifrey Return in Series 9?

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 Hide - 7/10 : It reminds me of Mummy on the Orient Express. Classic Monster with a sci-fi twist does stuff, somewhere in time and space. I think this one is a bit more successful. The sci-fi twist actually adds something to the story while in MOTOE it was just a throw-away line at the end of the episode to justify why there's a mummy on a train. The supporting characters are a lot better too. It's a pretty good story.

Journey to the Center of the TARDIS - 3/10 : How can you have such a title and make a boring story? On the plus side, I like how the TARDIS is defending itself. Pretty good acting too, but too much wandering in corridors and terrible, terrible, terrible characters.

The Crimson Horror - 9.5/10 : Now! That's better! Mark Gatiss' masterpiece for Doctor Who. Ada is one of my favorite companion-who-never-was. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.

Nightmare in Silver - 2/10 : Kill it with Fire. What a disappointment.

I truly love the Moffat era but this is by far his weakest run of episodes as showrunner. 

6 days, 1 hour ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 2

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 The Bells of St John : 8/10 - Nothing amazing about this one but it's really fun and enjoyable. Despite how much I love Clara, I still wish we had kept Victorian Clara Oswin Oswald, just for a bit of change. This one is a weaker introduction for her character, she doesn't do much on her own, all her abilities come from being abducted into a computer in the first place. Still, I like this version better than Oswin in Asylum.


The Rings of Akhaten : 5/10 - A less than average story saved by heroic actors and a couple cool speeches. I'm in the minority who enjoyed Clara's speech a lot more than Eleven's. Even those moments have their flaws. Jenna and Matt are wonderful actors, but they're still shouting at an hungry sun, that's silly even by Doctor Who standards.


Cold War : 9/10 - SOMEONE EXPLAIN TO ME WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS ONE. Russians! Submarines! Monsters! MONSTERS ON A RUSSIAN SUBMARINE! It's a perfect base under siege story, it isn't revolutionary nor does it try to be. It's a perfectly honest and enjoyable story with fun characters and a great re-introduction for monsters that I never liked in the Classic series.


 

1 week ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 1

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@Aztecs, Daleks and Cavemen @supermoff, defender of Akhaten My Doctor would be Eleven, but for my favourite, I can never choose between Patrick Troughton, Tom Baker and Matt Smith.

1 week ago on The Doctor Division

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@Adric the Genius It's their exit story, of course it focuses on them...

1 week ago on Rank the Revival: 2012 Part 2

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I absolutely love The Power of Three.

  • The core concept is great. It's not jut yet another Alien Invasion of Earth story, it's a reversal of the roles. Amy and Rory are in their natural element, and it's the Doctor who joins them in their adventures. The fact that they travelled for so long together (~10 years from a Watsonian perspective and 3 years from a Doylist one) makes their relationship complex enough to carry an episode on its own.

  • Very strong characterization which is Chris Chibnall's strongest suit in my opinion. Amy and the Doctor talking next to the River. Amy and Rory discussing their future. The Doctor and Bryan talking about what happened to his past companions. Kate realizing the Doctor knows who she is. I can list so many strong character moments from this episode.

  • Speaking of characters, Kate Lethbridge F***ing Stewart. Best casting decision ever in the history of casting decisions. Jemma Redgrave walks into a room, and you just know who is in charge. She has such charisma, every single one of her scenes is a joy to watch. I also love the portrayal of UNIT. The right balance between science and army.

  • Character-driven story can be a bit dull if they don't have the right amount of humor. And this one does! I couldn't stop laughing when Amy used a defibrillator on the Doctor. (“Doctor: What? No. No, no, no!That won't work. I'm a Time Lord!!”). Great editing too for the scene when the Doctor gets busy for an hour. It isn't a comedy but it has the right amount of comedy to keep you interested.

Now, I know what you're going to say. “But what about the villain?” and “The ending was rushed!”. I agree that they weren't good. However, I don't think it hurts the story as a whole. The cubes are just an excuse for the Doctor to stay on Earth. The story isn't about the plot, it's about the characters. Therefore, a weak plot resolution cannot spoil what was a magnificent character piece for me.


The Power of Three : 9/10

 

1 week, 1 day ago on Rank the Revival: 2012 Part 2

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@DaftDalek is the Aphex Twin Doctor @Malohkeh will sell soul for Big Finish CDs Seriously, that's such an unfair complain. Every Dalek story before and after Remembrance of the Dalek wasn't bad becaue there wasn't a special weapon Dalek in it. It was a nice bit of fanservice, but somehow it makes people angrier than no fanservice whatsoever.

1 week, 1 day ago on Rank the Revival: 2012 Part 1

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Asylum of the Daleks : 9/10 - Oswin is a lot of fun even if she feels like Amy Pond played by Jenna Louise Coleman. It made the Daleks intereting and fun to watch again. One of the most enjoyable episodes.

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship : 8/10 - Ridiculously fun. One of Amy's strongest episodes I feel. Series 8 made a big point to have Clara as 'the Doctor' in Flatline, but to me, it had already been done in DOAS. Amy feels like a natural leader. And, her first companion is Nefertiti, not bad.

A Town Called Mercy : 9/10 - Western aren't usually my thing, but Toby Whitehouse is a writing genius. Beautifully shot too. And Amy is awesome as ever. A great surprise.


1 week, 2 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2012 Part 1

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@Antee991166  @Clara Bosswald, defender of Series 6. Anticlimactic, I can understand, but out of character? He doesn't want the universe to die for him. It leads to great characterization in my opinion. Then, he's presented with an option that allows him to save both the universe and himself. Why on Earth would he choose to basically commit suicide for nothing? 

1 week, 3 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 3

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 The Girl Who Waited - 10/10 : A powerful story that cleverly uses a sci-fi plot to develop our main characters. Karen Gillan has never been as good in the show. It explore the great and complex relationship between Amy and Rory but also shows us the dark side of the Doctor, which was a recurring theme during series 6. A masterpiece.


God Complex - 10/10 : A powerful story that cleverly uses a sci-fi plot to develop our main characters. This time, the relationship between Amy and the Doctor is the focus, and it's both wonderful and heartbreaking. The scene when Eleven talks to his vision of young Amelia is sheer poetry. Rita is one of the best could-have-been companions in the show. The characterization is off the chart. Another masterpiece.


Closing Time - 7/10 : I've said before that comedies aren't my favorite kind of story. This one is actually cute. There is undeniable chemestry between Craig and Eleven and Stormy is adorable. A very enjoyable story with a great cliffhanger.


The Wedding of River Song - 8/10 : this one needed to be an hour long. You don't have time to breathe. However, upon rewatch, it is a brillant story. I've never understood why people disliked the Telesecta resolution. Yes, it's predictable, because it makes sense! People never stop complaining about Dei ex Machina in Doctor Who, but when the solution to our problem is introduced before the finale, they hate it because it's predictable. No way to win.


The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe - 3/10 : ouch. What happened to you Steven? One point for Madge, one point for the last scene with the Ponds and one point for the sheer brillance of Matt Smith :


Kid : Where are the beds?

Eleven : Well, I couldn't fit everything in they had to be sacrifices!


Reason #5,458,781 why I love Eleven. (And before you ask, yes, I do have a list)


1 week, 3 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 3

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John Smith and his freaking awesome videos are sent to us by the Gods of Gallifrey. 


 

1 week, 4 days ago on Weird and Wonderful

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  The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People - 6.5/10 : The plot is meh. It's an overused sci-fi trope. It isn't terrible but it lacks originality and therefore fails to get my attention which is problematic for a two-parter. On the good side of things, The Doctor's clone is a great twist that leads to one of the best cliffhangers in NuWho. Then, there are two Matts Smiths on screen during episode 2, which is basically the best thing that could ever happen on television. More seriously, it's interesting to see the Doctor interact with himself. However Amy is completely out of character. She's cold and mean. That's not the girl who gave hope to Vincent Van Gogh.

A Good Man Goes to War - 10/10 : Matt Smith's best performance as the Doctor. The Doctor has never seemed older than he did in A Good Man Goes to War. It's got beautiful speeches by Amy and River. It introduces Madam Vastra and Jenny. The last scene between the Doctor and River Song is pure beauty. And it's got Arthur Darvill dressed as a Roman. It's perfect.

Let's Kill Hitler - 8/10 : Highly entertaining and quotable episode. Not much else though. Rory is an absolute badass, but we already knew that. It has nice cameos and the first race-bending regeneration. It's certainly not a masterpiece but I've never understood the hate for this one. It's really fun.

Night Terrors - 2/10 : Ehhh... No. The story is about a kid who doesn't feel loved. How could you not make that episode all about Amy and Rory's relationship with Melody? What a missed opportunity. Amy is useless. Rory does have a couple funny lines "We're dead. Again!" but doesn't do much either. On paper, I'd say the story had potential but the execution was dreadful.  

1 week, 4 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 2

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 The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon - 10/10 (2nd and 1st/117). Favorite Doctor : check. Favorite companions : check. Favorite recurring character : check. Favorite monsters : check. Amazing guest star : check. Historical setting : check. Timey-wimeyness : check. Jokes about Americans : check. Everything you could possibly ask from a Doctor Who story : check.

The Curse of the Black Spot - 5/10 (93rd/117). I don't hate it. It's just the definition of meh.  For all its flaws, it's worth watching for that scene when the Doctor, Amy and Avery find all the people taken by the Siren.

AVERY: Toby!

AMY: Rory! 

DOCTOR: The Tardis! *Hugs the box*

And there's Amy with a sword. Love Amy with a sword.

The Doctor's Wife - 10/10 (22nd/117). I simply love it. It deserves all the praise it gets. Dear Neil Gaiman, I don't care how much work you've got, I don't care if you've got friends and family, just write another story! Now!

1 week, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 1

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@Doctavarium Pond Burn the Witch!

1 week, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 1

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@Gustaff I never got the impression that she was done with normal life. She's definitely learnt that she can't have it all but that doesn't mean that she's giving up on everything; her job, her family, her friends... Why would she? Doesn't sound like her at all.

1 week, 6 days ago on Series 9 Filming: Bah Bah Biker

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Such a strong run of episodes!

Vincent and the Doctor - 10/10 : the scene when the sky turns into Van Gogh's painting is one of the most beautiful scenes in the entire history of the show. I don't say this lightly. It's incredibly beautiful, both artistically and emotionally. Vincent's speech that goes with it is equally amazing. Perfect.

The Lodger - 6.5/10 (7/10) : I'm not a huge fan of comedies. They generally make me laugh two or three times and there's nothing more to enjoy during the rest of the time. This one is okay, it's enjoyable, I like Craig well enough, it humanizes the Doctor a bit... It's just not my favorite kind of story. I guess they need to make some cheap ones.

The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang - 10/10 : Best finale by a mile. Another wonderful speech by Matt Smith, the most majestic TARDIS landing ever and Arthur Darvill as a Roman. What's not to like?

A Christmas Carol - 9.5/10 (10/10) : I watch it every year at Christmas. My favorite Christmas special too (although Last Christmas came close). 


2 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2010 Part 3

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@Gustaff Honestly I didn't like any of those characters :/ Gabriella Gonzalez is too young for my taste. Ten is a very popular Doctor among female teenagers, so I understand why they went with this kind of character, but I totally fail to connect with her. Alice as a solo character is fine, she's interesting enough, I just can't like her with Eleven. It lacks energy and wonders and... I don't know. It's just off. He's got such a complex relationship with the Ponds, I don't understand why anyone would try to do better.

2 weeks ago on Paul Cornell Penning Multi-Doctor Story for Titan

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Ohhhh... The art lost me, but it looks like I'm going to buy Doctor Who comics again. It would have been nice to see the Ponds and Martha again but this will do.

2 weeks ago on Paul Cornell Penning Multi-Doctor Story for Titan

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 Eleventh Hour : 10/10 (13th/117) - No brainer. A perfect start for the perfect Doctor and a perfect era.

The Beast Below : 7/10 (67th/117) - The script is full of flaws, it's probably Moffat's weakest work for Doctor Who from a technical standpoint but it just works. I love Amy, I love spacey whales, I love the craziness and all of it. 

Victory of the Daleks : 6/10 (77th/117) - Yes, I like Power Rangers Daleks. I like the idea of another story during the London Blitz. I like when the Daleks are cleverer than they're violent. Sadly, the ending is a bit weak and Winston Churchill is too one-dimensional for me.

Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone : 9/10 (33rd and 40th/117) - if the Aplans have two heads, why do all the statues just have one head? What a mindf***. 


 

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rank the Revival: 2010 Part 1

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Series averages (13 regular episodes, no Christmas special)

1. Series 1 - 7.42/10

2. Series 3 - 7.38/10

3. Series 4 - 5.96/10

4. Series 2 - 5.27/10

Christopher Eccleston average : 7.42/10

David Tennant average : 5.99/10

Top Five Stories

1. The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances : 10/10 (9th and 10th/117) 

2. Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead : 10/10  (11th and 12th/117) 

3. Blink : 10/10 (15th/117) 

4. Utopia : 10/10 (16th/117)

5. Human Nature/Family of Blood : 10/10 (17th and 18th/117)

Bottom Five Stories :

1. Fear Her : 1/10 (117th/117)

2. The Doctor's Daughter : 1/10 (116th/117)

3. The Next Doctor : 1/10 (115th/117)

4. School Reunion : 2/10 (114th/117)

5. Voyage of the Damned : 2/10 (112th/117)

Companions :

1. Martha Jones

2. Rose Tyler (series 1)

3. Donna Noble

4. Rose Tyler (series 2-4) - yes that's cheating. What you gonna do?


I realize how important characters are. A not-so-great story with likable characters will get a 5/10 (The Dalek two-parter in series 3) when a similar story without likable character will get a 2/10 (Voyage of the Damned). It's no surprise that series 1 and 3 are rated so much higher than series 2&4 when the companions didn't work for me. Here comes the Ponds era!

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rank the Revival: RTD Era Recap

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@Alleigh member of P.O.N.D.S The Doctor's Daughter, The Stolen Earth and Journey's End are among my least favorite episodes of all time. I didn't like The Unicorn & The Wasp either although I recognize it isn't a bad story.

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2009-10 Specials

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Series averages (13 regular episodes, no Christmas special)

1. Series 1 - 7.42/10

2. Series 3 - 7.38/10

3. Series 4 - 5.96/10

4. Series 2 - 5.27/10

Christopher Eccleston average : 7.42/10

David Tennant average : 5.99/10

Russel T Davies averages:

As showrunner : 6.3/10

As a writer : 6.1/10

As a writer (only series 1&3) : 7.5/10


2 weeks, 3 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2009-10 Specials

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 Planet of the Dead - 4/10 : De Suza is unbearable, the black characters are terribly stereotypical, the "monsters" are laughable, but I do love Malcom and the episode has golden comedic moment "I'll just go in that box and arrest myself!"

 The Waters of Mars - 10/10 : Funny how Ten has to be an *rse for me to finally love his character

 The End of Time Part1&2 - 1/10 : DIE!

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2009-10 Specials

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@The Finn is excited for audio Kate Stewart! They're ridiculously cute in The Romans.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Top 10 Whoniverse Couples

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I have to say, I hated Tosh/Owen. Probably because I loved Toshiko and hated Owen. I simply cannot understand how such a great woman would be interested in this little piece of crap. The Ponds, Jack&Ianto, Vastra&Jenna, Four&Romana II, Ian&Barbara and Eleven&River are my favorite in the Whoniverse.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Top 10 Whoniverse Couples

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 The Doctor's Daughter : 1/10 (114th/177) - I have no word. It dismisses Martha and instead focuses on this mess of a character. "The man who never would" speech never fails to make me facepalm. You never would, like when you thought you wiped out your own people? Moron.

Unicorn&TheWasp : 4/10 (96th/117) - This one isn't technically bad. It's a very British kind of humor which I usually find hillarous. This episode is similar to Monty Python sort of British humor and it simply doesn't work on me. It's not bad, but it's a comedy that doesn't make me laugh so I can't rate it higher.

Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead : 10/10 (12nd and 13rd/117) - Does it need any justification?

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2008 Part 2

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I would love to see Clara and Nine together! I think they would work perfectly together, although nothing can top Clara/Twelve. 

From the Classic series, I think Jamie and Eleven would love each other so, so much. They could talk fashion and food all the time, it would be brilliant.

Liz would probably get along with Ten. She was always fighting to be respected by the other male scientists and soldiers at UNIT. I would have loved to see her work along Kate and Osgood and meet Martha. She deserved it.

Ian&Barbara are an easy pairing for Twelve, the grumpy old man. 

As for Modern Companion/Classic Doctor, it's much trickier. Martha would probably murder the third Doctor and the Brigadier, so don't do that. Clara would murder Six. Donna would murder One. I think Rose and Five would get along. Very human people, all about emotions and stuff. Two could get along with pretty much anyone, I think. If you don't like Two, you're a terrible human being.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on What if… Doctors Were Paired With Different Companions?

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@DaftDalek is the Aphex Twin Doctor I was surprised to read in RTD's book that he didn't like that kind of story very much. Personally, I think it's brilliant.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2008 Part 1

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@Conall McCormick I understand it's all down to opinion, but I really hope we don't get another Sontaran story, in particular not a two-parter. All they can do is fight. They're so one dimensional, it's sad.The only way I could enjoy such a story is if it was set in Victorian London and if it was a character piece around Strax. He would have to choose between his own race, the Sontaran Empire he loves so much and his new friends. That would make a strong drama. I could like that. But please no more Invasion of Earth Sontaran stories. 

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2008 Part 1

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@ahunter8056 I'm not the only one who didn't laugh at that joke?? AMEN!

3 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2008 Part 1

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Partners in Crime - 4/10 : I'm sorry but I can't. It's like watching The Phantom Menace. It's more about selling toys than it is about telling a story. Wilf is nice though so it doesn't get an awful score.

The Fires of Pompeii - 7.5/10 : A strong drama but with sadly weak monsters (what was their name again?)

Planet of the Oods - 9/10 : A strong drama AND strong monsters!

The Sontaran Stratagem/The Poison Sky - 5/10 : I'm the wrong person for this. Until Strax, I never cared about the Sontarans which are the most one dimensional monsters ever created in the history of creation. I was all excited to see Martha again, but she's replaced by her evil clone pretty quickly, so that was a disappointment too. Not a bad story per se, just one I don't particularly enjoy.

3 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2008 Part 1

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Let's see my list... 34 episodes got a 10/10. It doesn't mean they're absolutely perfect, it just means they're better than those which got 9.5/10. (No, I will NOT use every decimal) On the opposite spectrum, I have 45 episodes ranked below my average (7.05) and 24 episodes ranked below 5/10, which is quite a lot... I'm a hate-it-love-it kind of person I guess. Then finally, the Big Four of Horror, the stories that got 0,5. (Journey's End isn't even there!) 

3 weeks ago on Doctor Who and Episode Rankings

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@DaftDalek is the Aphex Twin Doctor In terms of how well handled it was, I'd say series 5. Every episode is relevant and leads towards a perfect finale. With all the other series I felt like the showrunner wrote the finale, then wrote a couple clue here and there in all the previous episodes. In series 5, it wasn't just some clues, it was a real complex but well-constructed plot. However, my favorite arc is series 6. It's the most interesting and most engaging one. It was the one series when I felt that I couldn't miss an episode. It's a little bit less well handled than series 5 though. Series 6B could have done with a bit more continuity. The episodes were great as stand alones, but only Let's Kill Hitler and The Wedding of River seemed to matter for the arc.

3 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2007 Part 3

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Please do NOT make Big Finish audios for The Paternoster Gang, Mickey & Martha and River Song. I need money to eat. 

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Infinite Potential: Where Could Big Finish Take New Who? (Part 2)

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@StephenAHayes Smith and Jones, 1/10????!!!! You have some s'plaining to do.

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2007 Part 1

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@Malohkeh, not a member of any acronyms It's a story about hope. Those people drive for years, just to see the light. But it's got dark themes too, with humanity being dependent on drugs to feel. Hope can be wrong when it stops you from seeing what's just in front of your nose. It's nice to see Martha on her own without the Doctor. I like how she tells the pregnant woman she's an idiot for taking those drugs. 

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2007 Part 1

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There's a difference between child friendly and childish. Most western animated movies are marketed towards children, yet most adults love Frozen and How to Train Your Dragon. Movies like Mulan, Pocahontas or The Prince of Egypt treat very serious issues like colonialism, patriarchy, war, death and genocide. Kids aren't nearly as stupid as adults think they are, they can watch movies about serious subjects. 

Television isn't split between Game of Thrones and Dora the Explorer. Robot of Sherwood had scenes about beheading, slavery and murder. Just because it's got jokes and fun sword VS spoon fights doesn't make the episode childish or unwatchable for adults.

Dark themes shouldn't be added to every episode just for the sake of it. The Dark Knight Rises is a great proof that unnecessary gritty elements can ruin an otherwise good movie. Either you have a dark story to tell, either you don't, and it's okay. Fun is okay.


 

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Why Series 8 Needed Child-Friendly Episodes & Moments

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@Gustaff @Clara Bosswald loves A-Force Ladies. @Malohkeh, not a member of any acronyms Maebh doesn't have the ability to appear people out of thin air. Her sister is missing and no human has been able to find or contact her. Then the Doctor and his incredibly powerful TARDIS arrive and give her the power to talk to everyone on Earth, including her sister. It's an acceptable plotpoint since the TARDIS is probably the most powerful engine on this planet. Her sister hears her, comes back home, hides in the tree and is revealed when the tree vanishes. Maebh didn't make her appear, she just convinced her to come back home. 

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Why Series 8 Needed Child-Friendly Episodes & Moments

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@Gustaff @Malohkeh, not a member of any acronyms It's not a Deus Ex Machina. Maebh told her sister to come back home when she told the world not to hurt the trees (those are the cheesiest words my keyboard has ever typed). The use of "Deus Ex Machina" to describe every ending people dislike is exhausting. 

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Why Series 8 Needed Child-Friendly Episodes & Moments

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As for the rest :

Fear Her: 2/10. I would rate it 1/10 but the estate guy deserves better

Army of Ghosts: 5/10 

Doomsday: 7/10

Runaway Bride: 7.5/10 

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2006 Part 3

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Love and Monsters. Oh dear. Here we go.


The first two third of this episode are art. I will argue endlessly with anyone who says otherwise. It's the first story that isn't about the Doctor or his companion, it's about the people who got left behind. The characterization is off the chart. Everyone rings true. Everyone is flawed but lovable. Jackie finally gets to be a real person, not just Rose's mother. The performances are amazing. Everything about the first 30 minutes of this episode is amazing.


Then the third act happens. And it's the worst thing Russel T Davies' laptop has ever produced. The plot is laughable. The monster is embarassing. The humor is cringe-worthy. The ending... what were you thinking Russel?!!  

Ultimately, Love&Monsters has got everything that I loved about the Russel T Davies era, and everything that I hated. A great drama but laughable sci-fi/fantasy.

I rate it 7/10 but I will give it 10/10 in this poll because it deserves better than all the 1/10 it will inevitably get.


 

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2006 Part 3

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@Malohkeh, not a member of any acronyms @Clara Bosswald loves A-Force Ladies. @Mr Meglos In fairness, it fits Ten's personality. He loves little humans. It's a bit creepy, he talks about us the same way I talk about my cat but you know... I agree, the monster was great. 4/10 is harsh

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2006 Part 2

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@Mr Meglos I enjoy The Impossible Planet a lot more than you do but I had to upvote for"human beings, you are AMAAAZING!!!", *Vomits* XD

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2006 Part 2

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 Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel - 5/10  : Where all went wrong for the Cybermen. I utterly dislike Lumic and pretty much everything that isn't Mickey in that episode. The end is very good though with the Cybermen comitting suicide. A lot of great ideas, but a poor execution IMO. Also, Rose is unbearable. 

The Idiot's Lantern - 4/10 : I like Mark Gatiss a lot more than most people do, but this one just isn't good. FEEED MEEEE. I have a headache just thinking about it. Also, it looks ugly, the director did an awful job. The script had potential but... no. 3 points because I like the family and 1 point for referencing Belgium.

The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit - 7/10 : My second favorite story from this series. I like the supporting cast and the special effects are great! 

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Rank the Revival: 2006 Part 2

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@SirTrey Eleven's comic is great but the art... boy. It's plain ugly. 

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Doctor Who Comic Launching February in UK

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@Malohkeh, not a member of any acronyms @Clara Bosswald approves of female Ghostbusters There's an explanation. First of all, Moffat does love his special cornflakes women. He has a tendency to write women as *the Woman* of the episode while the men get all the boring stuff in the background. The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon is a perfect example. You have Amy and River, they talk to each other, but every single person they meet is a man. Two female characters, 10 male ones. Worst thing is, most of those guys aren't named in the episode, just in the credits. Kills his stats. Secondly, young Melody and Madam Kovarian aren't named until a Good Man Goes to War because of the plot, so he looses two named female characters. That kind of stuff happens all the tmie with his episodes. I swear to God he's a nightmare

3 weeks, 6 days ago on How Often Does Doctor Who Pass The Bechdel Test?

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@TheOncomingHurricane @Malohkeh, not a member of any acronyms @91 Queen of Evil I'd rather find that one than the Crusade or The Smuglers. Which is saying somethin'

3 weeks, 6 days ago on How Often Does Doctor Who Pass The Bechdel Test?

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@Malohkeh, not a member of any acronyms @91 Queen of Evil FEW???? Don't get me started. I could list 20 episodes just about blackface/yellowface/colorface 

3 weeks, 6 days ago on How Often Does Doctor Who Pass The Bechdel Test?

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@Planet of the Deaf @Clara Bosswald approves of female Ghostbusters Story. The results for Classic Who episodes would be pathetic. (Only one out of ten episodes in The War Games passes the test. It would kill Troughton's stats.) 

3 weeks, 6 days ago on How Often Does Doctor Who Pass The Bechdel Test?

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