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The [Doctor Who] Thread

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  • cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Bethryn wrote: »
    Wait, so
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    Wait, but
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  • kdrudykdrudy Registered User
    edited May 2011
    Bethryn wrote: »
    Wait, so
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    Wait, but
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  • HounHoun Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Bethryn wrote: »
    Wait, so
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    Wait, but
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    Pretty sure...
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  • StarfuckStarfuck Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited May 2011
    Daxon wrote: »
    Check the OP.

    Thanks and Thanks BM.
    I missed that little section in the OP.
    Starting S3 today.

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  • Bionic MonkeyBionic Monkey Registered User, ClubPA
    edited May 2011
    Bethryn wrote: »
    Wait, so
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    Wait, but
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  • klokateer9047klokateer9047 Registered User
    edited May 2011
    Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat to 'rest' Daleks

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13594932
    The Daleks are to be given "a rest" from battling Doctor Who, writer Steven Moffat has told the Radio Times.

    Moffat, who is also the BBC television show's executive producer, said: "They aren't going to make an appearance for a while. We thought it was about time to give them a rest."

    Thoughts? I think this is a great idea,the daleks are the doctor's greatest enemy but they lose some steam after appearing twice a season.

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  • cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Good. They are still goofy as fuck to me and annoying to boot.

    Also, we already saw them a few times last season.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I'm good either way. I like the Daleks as a threat to the Doctor, but they're only as good as the episode they appear in, and that is not a good track record.

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  • cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Well the article has a good point: if the Daleks are his greatest nemesis, and he fights them the most often, that means you have a bad guy who is constantly losing.

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  • kdrudykdrudy Registered User
    edited May 2011
    Well the article has a good point: if the Daleks are his greatest nemesis, and he fights them the most often, that means you have a bad guy who is constantly losing.

    Though to be fair, they won in their main episode last year. It is a good idea to give them a rest though, so they are a bigger deal when they do get used.

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  • Fatboy RobertsFatboy Roberts Registered User
    edited May 2011
    How long can they go unused before the creator retains all rights and BBC is forced to shell out ridiculous sums to use them again?

  • TonyTheLeperTonyTheLeper Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    kdrudy wrote: »
    Well the article has a good point: if the Daleks are his greatest nemesis, and he fights them the most often, that means you have a bad guy who is constantly losing.

    Though to be fair, they won in their main episode last year. It is a good idea to give them a rest though, so they are a bigger deal when they do get used.


    And it was a pretty huge victory at that. Regenerating and bettering themselves and actually getting away.

    Nice to see them win, and disappear and know they will be gone for a series or so and then coming storming back in what is hopefully a pretty epic return to all out war.

  • Bionic MonkeyBionic Monkey Registered User, ClubPA
    edited May 2011
    Actually, I wouldn't mind a complete lack of 'epic' stories from them. They seem to work much better with smaller, more intimate stories. I'd prefer if we see nothing from them except small glimpses of a greater plan for the next several seasons.

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  • SloSlo Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    kdrudy wrote: »
    Well the article has a good point: if the Daleks are his greatest nemesis, and he fights them the most often, that means you have a bad guy who is constantly losing.

    Though to be fair, they won in their main episode last year. It is a good idea to give them a rest though, so they are a bigger deal when they do get used.


    And it was a pretty huge victory at that. Regenerating and bettering themselves and actually getting away.

    Nice to see them win, and disappear and know they will be gone for a series or so and then coming storming back in what is hopefully a pretty epic return to all out war.

    Which hopefully gives him a reason to untime-lock the timelords. Well, the non-psycho ones.

  • RamiRami Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Thank god. I love the Daleks but they've been handled so poorly since the second series. 'Dalek' still remains pretty much the only new-Who Dalek episode that is good.

    If it were up to me, I'd have no Daleks for two series than bring them back for a small episode, then the two parter finale like they have been doing. Although the Daleks would be stopped from fully realising their plan, they would still succeed in doing something notable (possibly even a companion death). I think with an enemy like the Daleks it's only rarely can they be stopped without causing any harm, otherwise they become jokes.

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  • IgortIgort Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Moffat just wrote on Twitter:
    Daleks: I was talking about THIS series. Stand down.

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  • JuiceJuice Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Spoiler:

  • electricitylikesmeelectricitylikesme Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    People should freak out more about Rory, his awesomeness, and demand good treatment of him.

  • NorgothNorgoth Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Rory to take over torchwood from jack.
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  • JintorJintor Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    You've all seen the Doctor Who opening Buffy style right? Too bad I'm posting it again

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMiMCMWp4bw

    I really miss Buffy :< I'm glad I decided to marathon the entire damn show

  • electricitylikesmeelectricitylikesme Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Jintor: that is pretty amazing.

  • klokateer9047klokateer9047 Registered User
    edited May 2011
    Norgoth wrote: »
    Rory to take over torchwood from jack.
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    He'll have to
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  • theSquidtheSquid Sydney, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Oh my god Jintor.

    That is the best thing.

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  • CasualCasual Ho Ho Ho Flap Flap Flap Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Jintor wrote: »
    You've all seen the Doctor Who opening Buffy style right? Too bad I'm posting it again

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMiMCMWp4bw

    I really miss Buffy :< I'm glad I decided to marathon the entire damn show

    Who made that? That's AWESOME. It almost looks like something the Doctor Who guys could have done as a joke.

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  • LaCabraLaCabra Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    That's fucking incrediblee

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  • ruzkinruzkin Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I don't know what the rules are here regarding crossposts, but I've banged out what I suppose is a meta-fanfiction piece involving Poirot and the Fourth Doctor (but not really) and if anyone wanted to read that sort of thing I'd be well chuffed to get some feedback. Just posted it up in the Writer's Block section.

    http://forums.penny-arcade.com/showthread.php?t=142715


    Latest two-parter was rad, by the way.

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  • cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Rami wrote: »
    Thank god. I love the Daleks but they've been handled so poorly since the second series. 'Dalek' still remains pretty much the only new-Who Dalek episode that is good.

    If it were up to me, I'd have no Daleks for two series than bring them back for a small episode, then the two parter finale like they have been doing. Although the Daleks would be stopped from fully realising their plan, they would still succeed in doing something notable (possibly even a companion death). I think with an enemy like the Daleks it's only rarely can they be stopped without causing any harm, otherwise they become jokes.

    Man, I don't want to see Rory or Amy killed by a fucking Dalek. It just seems cheap, like they deserve better.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Depends how it's done. Running down the hall then ZAP would be pretty shitty, but if the Daleks engineered something more insidious that ultimately ended in Amy's death (perhaps after The Doctor makes a wrong choice in some sort of Dalek scheme), I think that would be a legacy fitting both the Daleks and the Doctor's Companion.

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  • WassermeloneWassermelone Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Watching season 5 again.

    In the episode Flesh and Stone the bishop says about River:
    Spoiler:

  • DaxonDaxon Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Watching season 5 again.

    In the episode Flesh and Stone the bishop says about River:
    Spoiler:

    You don't need to spoiler that.

    In any case it's pointless speculating whether a good man (ie the doctor) dies.

    Cause we know he does, we've seen it happen.

  • GreeperGreeper Doom does not... celebrateRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    This has been the most consistently fantastic series of Doctor Who since the revival.

    Except the pirate episode. That was bad.

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  • SchrodingerSchrodinger Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Watching season 5 again.

    In the episode Flesh and Stone the bishop says about River:
    Spoiler:

    You misheard.

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  • WassermeloneWassermelone Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Daxon wrote: »
    Watching season 5 again.

    In the episode Flesh and Stone the bishop says about River:
    Spoiler:

    You don't need to spoiler that.

    In any case it's pointless speculating whether a good man (ie the doctor) dies.

    Cause we know he does, we've seen it happen.

    Ive spoilered it because its speculation about future episodes.. in a way. But ok.

    At this point I do hope River Song is
    Spoiler:
    because its really starting to make a lot sense.

  • SparserLogicSparserLogic Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Daxon wrote: »
    Watching season 5 again.

    In the episode Flesh and Stone the bishop says about River:
    Spoiler:

    You don't need to spoiler that.

    In any case it's pointless speculating whether a good man (ie the doctor) dies.

    Cause we know he does, we've seen it happen.
    Spoiler:

  • EnigEnig a.k.a. Ansatz Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I think the pirate episode was alright. It's just that there's these fantastic episodes surrounding it.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Only one mediocre episode in half a season of Who (yeah, I'm making assumptions about how awesome the next episode will be). This is amazing.

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  • kdrudykdrudy Registered User
    edited May 2011
    Watching season 5 again.

    In the episode Flesh and Stone the bishop says about River:
    Spoiler:

    You misheard.

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    Someone had to bring down God Emperor Ralph

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  • DomhnallDomhnall Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    So rampant speculation on River and the good man she kills:
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  • DaxonDaxon Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Daxon wrote: »
    Watching season 5 again.

    In the episode Flesh and Stone the bishop says about River:
    Spoiler:

    You don't need to spoiler that.

    In any case it's pointless speculating whether a good man (ie the doctor) dies.

    Cause we know he does, we've seen it happen.
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:

  • killamajigkillamajig Registered User
    edited June 2011
    Spoiler:

    "Oh cruel fate...to be thusly boned...ask not for who the bone bones...it bones for thee."
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