Doctor Who Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Movies and Television' started by deathsheadx, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. GoLion

    GoLion 誰がおならをした

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    We're past Rose. When was the last time she was brought up? Never mind. I forgot about Day of the Doctor. You're right.
     
  2. skyfire2006

    skyfire2006 Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure we'll see captain harness and rose in some episodes i'm sure. I know in audio books there going to have David tennent and donna.
     
  3. soundwaverulls

    soundwaverulls Taking a break

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  4. skyfire2006

    skyfire2006 Well-Known Member

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    I just read that when clara leaves the show she'll wont be coming back in any form. i think thats sad that they wont do like they did with donna or rose or sarah jane
     
  5. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Just watched last weekend's episode. What a load of tedious toss. I find military stuff boring anyway (and poorly acted here too) so UNIT has always been a yawn for me. I couldn't give a crap if any of them lived or died. And those who turned out to be impostors were kinda obvious so not even any decent reveal value there. The whole episode was just people traveling from one place to the next to do... something not very interesting. It's already boring so, hey, why not split everyone up so they can be boring in their own scenes too and we can drag this out even more? Seriously, this really needed to be a two-parter?

    My heart sank when it said 'To be continued'. Continuation of this particular story is the last thing I need. Will the Doctor be blown out of the sky and die? Yeah, of course he will. Threats to the Doctor's life just don't hold any weight anymore, and yet the writers keep trying to make viewers think it might actually happen by making it another damn cliffhanger.
    Was there a valid reason the Doctor was even using the plane? The Tardis got a flat tire or something?

    And I can't take any alien threat seriously when they all look like giant snarling peniseseses. Oh no - attack of the Cock People.

    How sad as this current series had been pretty decent so far.
     
  6. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    Pretty sure she burnt some bridges with last season's sudden change of heart.
     
  7. skyfire2006

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    Yea anything is possible i mean wasn't she suppose to leave at the Christmas special
     
  8. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    GreednGluttony grumpy smurf

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    Finished season three, pretty good finale, never thought much of martha
     
  10. Pride21

    Pride21 Honor Wisdom Virtue

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    Watched tonights episode.

    Peter Capaldi has replaced Christopher Eccleston.

    As my favorite Doctor since the shows revival.
     
  11. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    I've been enjoying him since last season, but that speech really sold me on him being probably my favorite.
     
  12. Switch625

    Switch625 "Up, up, and away!"

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    While he's still not my favorite, he certainly has come along way since he first regenerated.
     
  13. MagnusPrimal

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    I am really, really tired of the Doctor always acting as if humans are in the wrong. He got mad when Kate killed the 2 Zygons about to kill him. He got mad that the humans thought of bombing the Zygons. He called the humans "scary monsters." Never mind the fact that the Zygons invaded and tried to conquer Earth, and were allowed to live there, in peace, after the peace treaty in Day of the Doctor. Never mind that it was Zygons that broke the peace treaty. Never mind that there were far more humans killed in these two episodes than there were Zygons, for which there will apparently not be any justice, since the commander of the rogue Zygons now seems to be working with UNIT, with the Doctor's approval. What the heck?! If it was a human, or group of humans that had turned on the Zygons, he would have gone all self-righteous on them and demanded justice, instead of speaking to them as if they were heroes for giving up on their murderous plans.
    I'm shocked he actually said "thank you" to Kate.
    I like the Doctor. But I'm really getting tired of this attitude lately.
     
  14. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    He also said this was the 15th time he's had to go through this, he just keeps erasing their memories. So we don't know how Kate reacted the previous time.
     
  15. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Another really good ending to a two-parter. Capaldi and Coleman were both fantastic - Coleman's turn as Bonnie was especially effective. Really loved the climax with the Doctor desperately trying to get both sides to calm down. This season is honestly turning out to be one of the best ones yet, possibly even better than season 5, which is not something I'd say lightly.

    Also: "Five rounds rapid." :D 
     
  16. Max Rawhide

    Max Rawhide Well-Known Member

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    That was...good. Really no negatives. A solid story, well acted, good dialogue and a good solution.

    (Okay, a little nitpick. I didn't like how the Doctor said to Bonnie that Clara had gotten inside her head. That wasn't really the case. We never see Clara trying to convince Bonnie of anything, so suggesting the Bonnie goes for peace because Clara got in her head is a bit wrong.)


    I wasn't too impressed with part 1, but part two makes it a very good story and elevates the first part. Easily my favourite this season and in the top for Capaldi's run.

    I do wonder how much of this episode will feel dated in ten-twenty years. It deals so much with what's current now (ISIS, the refugees crisis and even the UK's wish to renegotiate the EU treaties and the upcoming referendum), that many of the things that now impress will then feel dated, just like how some of the elements of the Baker/Mcoy era feel too much a representation of Thatcher's reign). But I think the episode can and will stand on its own.

    Does make you wonder how good this Zygon-human treaty really is. If this is the 15th time the Doctor had to erase Kate's memory about the content of these Osgood boxes, then this suggests that this isn't the first time part of the Zygons rebel against it.
     
  17. soundwaverulls

    soundwaverulls Taking a break

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    That was an alright episode to conclude last week's alright episode.

    I am getting really tired of mental tech in Moffat's era always having the exact same flaws. Any time there's any sort of hive mind, mental link, conditioning, or anything, you know exactly how it's going to break down or backfire. However, I felt it wasn't as bad this time as it was a major part of the story, rather than a deus ex machina.

    It's great seeing Osgood spend more time with the Doc. I predicted that she'd turn out to be human. The Osgood who died was very dissimilar to the original, although, thankfully, human wasn't as annoyingly pathetic as she was in Day of the Doc.

    I was rolling my eyes at the Doc's condescending speech at first, however, as he went on, it became a lot more passionate and you really start to hear the anger he had from the time war. Once he stopped acting like he was talking to children and started acting like he was trying to prevent them from repeating his mistake, I started to enjoy this speech. Still glad we don't get them so regularly with 12.

    Speaking of the Doctor, I think I'm finally starting to like 12. Not coz of the speech. I just feel, for the last 5 or so episodes, they've finally started to get a handle on writing him. Tho, it seems they've totally abandoned trying to make him dark.

    Overall, an enjoyable episode. Next week's looks interesting. Let's hope it's at least as good as this one.
     
  18. Murasame

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    It took me two weeks to watch part 1. I can't see anymore dalek and zygon episodes. But part two was OK.
     
  19. iamste

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    Solid episode, really enjoyed the speech etc
    Thinking about it a little more during my trip to the super market (only watched the episode this morning- was too sick too last night), I think this was the moment where 12 became my fav NuWho Doc, he was bloody brilliant. I was little a thrown with the american accent then realised he was being a game show host (pardon me, my heads fuzzy from a bad head cold :lol ), but he was brilliant. By fav the best actor they've got in the roll for 9 series.

    When he the argument was over, and the dust settled, he had me like

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  20. skyfire2006

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    For all we know is that she pressed the button or the Zygons did. but either way the Doctor must have been starting to get tired of repeating himself and also hearing him talk about his feeling and what he went through made me realize that he's starting to open up more. Clara was shocked when he mentioned about the war he fought. did you all see the expression on her face when he talked about the war he was in.