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Re: The DOCTOR WHO Thread

Post by Daniel » November 1st, 2019, 2:52 pm

Official teaser:

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Re: The DOCTOR WHO Thread

Post by Ben » November 1st, 2019, 9:41 pm

That’s a really long foot.

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Post by ShyViolet » November 3rd, 2019, 10:23 pm

Lol. :)


Embarrassed to say I still haven’t seen Thirteen. Her season never came to Prime, and then I deleted that service anyway. (Using Apple TV now to stream different channels).


I know she’s gotten mixed reviews, but I’m still very curious to see how she’s playing it. I wonder if she’s anything like River who was also kind of a “female Doctor.”

Liz Shaw, one of Jon Pertwee’s (Three) companions was a strong and VERY intelligent woman (nothing like the much more vulnerable Jo Grant, although I liked her too), as well as a military scientist for UNIT. Next to Donna, most kick-a** companion ever!

So I can’t help wondering if Jodie’s Doc has any of these former female characters’ strengths. (In my opinion the school of thought that all female companions from Classic did was act like silly airheads who were always screaming for help is a really huge misconception. :?)
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Post by Ben » November 4th, 2019, 6:03 am

She’s basically Tennant.

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Post by ShyViolet » November 4th, 2019, 6:31 pm

Ah. That’s kind of disappointing. I’m pretty ok with a female Doc and everything (though it took some getting used to) so naturally I expected that with a radical change like another gender, a somewhat different personality, (perhaps with various quirks we hadn’t seen before) would be the first order of business. Too bad. :?


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Oh totally silly and random trivia, but Caroline John’s (actress who played Liz Shaw) niece was the little girl in Castrovalva who reminded Five which companion was “missing.”

“Three, Sir, is what comes after two!”


Probably my favorite ep next to Caves of Androzani/Genesis of the Daleks (tie).


Here’s one of the best scenes:


https://youtu.be/qI2-1u1AaVg


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Re: The DOCTOR WHO Thread

Post by Randall » November 4th, 2019, 8:34 pm

And I haven't seen 11 or 12 yet! Plus, I've barely scratched the surface of several other earlier ones. Guess it's time to get back to catching up on Who! So many decades yet to enjoy...

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Re: The DOCTOR WHO Thread

Post by ShyViolet » February 5th, 2020, 10:07 pm

Saw the Hamilton discussion on the other thread and couldn't help but think of this.... ;)




Insanely brilliant. That's all I'm going to say.

(Just FYI, there's a ***major*** spoiler if you haven't watched all of Eleven's season)
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