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Re: Doctor Who - Time-shattering Spoilers, be warned.
« Reply #510 on: July 28, 2009, 10:18:57 am »
So when's the next bleedin' episode coming out, anyway?

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« Reply #511 on: July 29, 2009, 02:34:52 am »
November-ish.

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« Reply #512 on: December 06, 2009, 05:06:10 pm »
So... who else watched the Waters of Mars?

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« Reply #513 on: December 06, 2009, 05:17:26 pm »
Oh, I did. Really liked it, especially near the end when the doctor went mad with power. I Actually thought captain whatsername was going to shoot him in the back and the last two episodes of Tennant's Doctor would be him struggling with regeneration induced trauma and having weird hallucinations about the Time Lords
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« Reply #514 on: December 15, 2009, 03:51:57 pm »
When is/was it on in the U.S.?
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« Reply #515 on: December 15, 2009, 08:48:22 pm »
Haha. Silly Logan. Relying on television for his Doctor Who fix.

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« Reply #516 on: December 26, 2009, 09:54:12 am »
So... did anyone manage to see The End Of Time: Part 1 yet?
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« Reply #517 on: December 26, 2009, 12:50:55 pm »
Yes. Yes. The Return Of The Timelords. (Seriously a huge spoiler)

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« Reply #518 on: December 27, 2009, 06:53:37 am »
It was terrible. :/ The narrative was everywhere, every minute was cringe-inducing and it was boring.

Russel T Davies has a very weak grasp on the concept of time travel. When he meets the Ood, they're having dreams of something happening "now" in the 21st century, and when the doctor travels back, he's too late to stop the master's return?
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« Reply #519 on: December 27, 2009, 02:13:52 pm »
To be fair, time travel on the show seems to have a history of being pretty imprecise.  As I recall, he missed getting Rose home on time by an entire year.  From that perspective, being only a day late is remarkably close to the mark.


It was pretty bad, though.  It seems like this was supposed to be one special, and they decided to stretch it into two after it was written.  Just look at the chase sequence.  Running.  Faces.  Running.  Running.  Faces.  Girders!  Running.  Faces.  Girders.  Girders.  Running.  That's filler, is what that is.  In fact, I get the feeling that the entire Master is very hungry plot was glorified filler.  The Doctor could have gotten there right at the resurrection, he and The Master could have had their little chat, and the Mercenaries could have shown up then.  You could even get the gramps bits in before and after he gets to the resurrection place.

The ending, however, made up for a lot of it.  The Master, as usual, was hilariously nefarious, once he got fed, at least.  Hopefully we get to see more of that in part two.  And hopefully the Ood will do something.  The entire species seems to exist to give cryptic warnings without doing anything.
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« Reply #520 on: December 27, 2009, 05:05:13 pm »
HE IS AWAKE.
AND WE WILL SLOWLY WALK TOWARD YOU.
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« Reply #521 on: December 29, 2009, 12:04:10 am »
Finally saw it. I don't see what was so bad about it though.

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« Reply #522 on: December 29, 2009, 11:28:01 am »
Yeah, I liked it. It was a solid enough special with a cool cliffhanger.
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« Reply #523 on: December 30, 2009, 02:27:11 am »
They had a bit of dialogue from the next one on Radio 2 last night.

Let's just say that Doctor/Master shippers will have a lot more fuel for the fire.

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« Reply #524 on: December 30, 2009, 02:58:57 pm »
Didn't the writers initially intend them to be brothers?