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Sheldon 09-10-2012 09:03 PM

The grass is always greener...

Sheldon 09-10-2012 09:08 PM


Originally Posted by Shiny Beige (Post 405501)
I'm having trouble getting into this Doctor, maybe because I adored David Tennent.
Have you seen any of the orginal Doctor Who? It was extremely cheesey(?) and downright stupid, but in recent years, its become a great show. Isn't Torchwood (my favorite show) a spinoff of Doctor Who?

The Brits create great television (Black Adder, The Young Ones)!

YAY!!!! I knew I could find another Whovian!

I was completely against Matt Smith at first, too, simply because I loved David Tennent as the Doctor, but I'm starting to warm up to him. Nobody beats David, though.

I haven't seen any of the original, but I can only imagine how cheesy it was.

Torchwood is indeed a spinoff of Doctor Who. As a matter of fact, Torchwood is an anagram of Doctor Who. It's an AWESOME show and nothing beat that first season. It was SO good!

I agree that there's some great shows overseas. I LOVED Viva Blackpool. The BBC version of "Life on Mars" was fantastic. Misfits is awesome. Too many to name!!!

19wingz 09-29-2012 09:52 AM

SEASON FINALE tonight at 9/8c!

Sheldon 09-29-2012 11:05 AM


Originally Posted by 19wingz (Post 412300)
SEASON FINALE tonight at 9/8c!

Which I think is covered in bullshittiness, since it's really only episode 5 of the season. I hate that they take such a long break with the seasons. They've only been on for a little over a month, so now they'll do a Christmas special in December, and then come back in late January/early February for the rest of the season. It's SOOO frustrating! Too much down time.

However, that being said, I'm sad to know that tonight's episode deals with the loss of yet another of the Doctor's companions. Just when you start to get connected to the characters, they move on to new ones. I guess it helps keep the show fresh and means they can get bigger names to sign on, since they don't have to give such long, open-ended contracts, but it still sucks. Meh.

If anyone else wants to discuss Doctor Who this season (or even in general), I'll be here tonight!!!

19wingz 03-30-2013 07:04 AM

MIDSEASON PREMIERE tonight at 8/7c on BBC America!

19wingz 04-28-2013 09:39 AM

THE FOURTH doctor revisited TONIGHT at 8/7c

19wingz 05-18-2013 11:15 AM


19wingz 05-26-2013 03:30 PM

The 5th Dr revisited tonight at 8/7c on BBC America

19wingz 11-22-2013 06:13 PM

50th ANNIVERSARY special TONIGHT 8/7c ... Doctor Who: Explained on BBC America!

19wingz 11-23-2013 11:10 AM

THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR tonight 7/6c on BBC America! (Actually airs at 2:50pm ET with an encore tonight!)

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