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PEE Poll: Who is your Doctor?
William Hartnell   -0 (0%)
Patrick Traughton   -0 (0%)
Jon Pertwee   -1 (5.6%)
Tom Baker   -1 (5.6%)
Peter Davison   -0 (0%)
Colin Baker   -0 (0%)
Sylvester McCoy   -0 (0%)
Paul McGann   -0 (0%)
Christopher Eccleston   -7 (38.9%)
David Tennant   -3 (16.7%)
Matt Smith   -5 (27.8%)
Rowan Atkinson   -0 (0%)
Peter Capaldi   -1 (5.6%)
Total Voters: 18

ShepherdofShark

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« Reply #440 on: 08-09-2013 02:57 »
« Last Edit on: 08-09-2013 02:59 »

Hilarious stuff about sounding Welsh etc...

Edit - the poll. No voting until you can be honest about.

Edit 2 -  Actually, New Doctor! All votes reset.
ShepherdofShark

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« Reply #441 on: 10-11-2013 23:44 »

Now THIS is real Dr Who news.

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« Reply #442 on: 11-15-2013 04:23 »

The Night of the Doctor


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« Reply #443 on: 11-17-2013 11:47 »

I just watched that mini-episode; it was pretty good; nice to see Paul McGann's Doctor again smile
Zed 85

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« Reply #444 on: 11-17-2013 19:27 »

Agreed! Anyone catch the Brian Cox/Doctor Who lecture BTW? I don't really have much of a scientific mind, but I could think of few people better than Prof Cox to lecture me about it smile
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« Reply #445 on: 11-17-2013 19:54 »

I saw that clip on youtube, it having been linked by somebody on Facebook. It was good to see McGann as the doctor again, but a real shame that almost as soon as we're re-introduced to him, he regenerates.

I'd have liked to see a season of McGann.

Agreed! Anyone catch the Brian Cox/Doctor Who lecture BTW?

I'm planning to iPlayer it at some point.
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« Reply #446 on: 11-24-2013 12:20 »

I just watched The Day of the Doctor; what a cracking episode! If you haven't seen it yet hurry up and watch it before you read any spoilers!
ShepherdofShark

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« Reply #447 on: 11-24-2013 18:13 »
« Last Edit on: 11-24-2013 23:57 »

I concur. Also, watch it in 3D if you can - the TARDIS interior just works so well with the feeling of depth.

Tastes Like Fry

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« Reply #448 on: 11-25-2013 05:38 »

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« Reply #449 on: 11-27-2013 10:06 »

The Night of the Doctor



At 2:49: "You have a little under four minutes." Cute. roll eyes

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot. Highlights include overweening self-deprecation and one or two scenes with McGann. Oh, McGann!
JoshTheater

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« Reply #450 on: 12-22-2013 22:18 »
« Last Edit on: 12-22-2013 22:19 »

Finally saw The Day Of The Doctor (after trudging through a pretty boring season to catch up), and I liked it. Here's hoping Peter Capaldi is the final Doctor and this show ends in a couple seasons after he finds Gallifrey. I really don't want to see this show continue indefinitely.

Looking forward to seeing Matt Smith die on Christmas!
DannyJC13

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« Reply #451 on: 12-26-2013 00:11 »

Most people had no clue about what was going on in The Time of the Doctor, nor did I. That regeneration was way too fast, so lame. frown
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« Reply #452 on: 12-26-2013 00:15 »

Most people had no clue about what was going on in The Time of the Doctor, nor did I.

Just because you don't understand something doesn't mean that it isn't logical, consistent, perfectly simple, and enjoyable.

I suggest that you re-watch the Moffat/Smith run, and take careful note of the connections between the three arcs. Then, you might actually understand that throughout most of the episode, almost nothing is not thematically significant.

It was really rather damn good.
DannyJC13

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« Reply #453 on: 12-26-2013 00:18 »

I haven't really enjoyed Doctor Who that much since Series 5. hmpf

Matt Smith was a great Doctor, but the way the show has been handled has really put me off of it. frown
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« Reply #454 on: 12-26-2013 08:18 »

That regeneration was way too fast, so lame. frown

The dramatic aspect had already been done earlier in the episode, and repeating a long scene with the same theme would have dampened the impression meant to be left by the final speech. I thought it was brilliant; it happened so suddenly I nearly fell out of my seat in shock.

Overall, it was an alright episode, although I consider myself spoiled by the high standard set by The Day of the Doctor. Plus, so many drama-heavy stories are beginning to be a drag -- I want more lighthearted fun to return.

Only one thing confused me, and that was given what the Silence are supposed to be, wouldn't it be a better design for them to forget you, rather than the other way around? Assuming the Church's intentions are benevolent, which is certainly debatable.

I am a bit disappointed that Omega wasn't behind the whole thing.
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« Reply #455 on: 12-26-2013 12:48 »

I thought yesterday's episode was a bit messy but I still enjoyed it smile
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« Reply #456 on: 12-27-2013 19:13 »

I haven't really enjoyed Doctor Who that much since Series 5. hmpf

Matt Smith was a great Doctor, but the way the show has been handled has really put me off of it. frown

Yeah. For me, the show hasn't been as good since Matt Smith took over. The Doctor's Wife was the last episode I genuinely liked from his tenure, but we'll see if Peter Capaldi's Doctor can get me interested in the show again.
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« Reply #457 on: 12-27-2013 19:32 »
« Last Edit on: 12-27-2013 20:39 »

Yeah. For me, the show hasn't been as good since Matt Smith took over. The Doctor's Wife was the last episode I genuinely liked from his tenure, but we'll see if Peter Capaldi's Doctor can get me interested in the show again.

Smith acting was quite okay, though the writing did not do him justice.
There have always been occasional episodes in which the Doctor just hangs on for the ride, while the significant actions are performed by other. Yet, with Matt, the writers just overdid it. He was too often a mere spectator, who got not too much done by himself.

Also, the Doctor used to be an older or at least middle aged guy. I considered Tennant really young, but it turned out he really knew how to handle the character. Matt Smith really took the Doctor's age to the extreme. It was not easy to accept that someday, pro soccer players were all younger than me. Okay. But -from season 5 on- suddenly EVEN DOCTOR WHO WAS YOUNGER THAN ME?????
Good to have Capaldi smile
ShepherdofShark

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« Reply #458 on: 12-29-2013 11:13 »

I watched the episode very drunk and tired at the end of Xmas day and spent the hour either drifting off to sleep or wondering why there were 6 Matt Smith dancing in front of me. I imagine I'll enjoy when I get a chance to watch it awake and sober.

What I did watch awake and sober was An Adventure in Space and Time, a dramatisation of the making of the first few series of Dr Who (the Hartnell years basically), which was a very entertaining 90 minutes (the random non-speaking cameo bit at the end was kind of odd but otherwise it was excellent).

The lookalike for Jacqueline Hill was just amazing.
DannyJC13

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« Reply #459 on: 01-27-2014 19:37 »

12th Doctor's costume revealed:



I really like it. big grin
Farnsworth38

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« Reply #460 on: 01-28-2014 16:12 »

I hope this is more than just a token nod toward the early Doctors. I would really like this incarnation to be a modern version of the third Doctor: there are hints of  the Pertwee years in that picture.
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« Reply #461 on: 01-29-2014 22:06 »

He's missing a top hat. cry
ShepherdofShark

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« Reply #462 on: 01-30-2014 00:48 »

He's missing a codpiece. cry

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