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    'I think we need to pick somewhere else because I don't want to go' those were David Tennant's last 5 words as the Doctor


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    I honestly thought that was the best episode of doctor who I've seen (only seen the post-2005 ones). The writing was so much better than usual and the acting was awesome. I especially liked the scene when he was about to push the button.

    Plus we get a whole new story arc - finding Galifrey. I'm hoping for another timelord villain - a general from the time war or something.
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    (Original post by g.k.galloway)
    I understand that but they shouldn't have taunted the fans at the prospect of them meeting again.




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    I see what you mean, would've been worse if it were Donna though, I personally loved her :mmm:
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    (Original post by Olie)
    I've hardly been able to watch the last few series, its just that annoying childish humour, 'Ooh look my sonic screwdriver's bigger than yours' and so many other silly lines like 'will there be wifi?', at times it feels like it should be on CBBC, rather than BBC 1.
    Well it is a kid/family show... Watch Game of Thrones for adult themes
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    (Original post by StephenNaulls)
    'I think we need to pick somewhere else because I don't want to go' those were David Tennant's last 5 words as the Doctor


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    I know...sooo emotional


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    I'm not too sure I was comfortable with that episode in truth.
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    (Original post by Vixen47)
    I nearly wet myself with excitement when I saw Peter Capaldi. :ahee:
    Well, Peter Capaldi's forehead at least.
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    I've just lost interest by now.
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    (Original post by Mr.Messy)
    Well, Peter Capaldi's forehead at least.

    His pretty eyes are good enough for me! :love:
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    Those delays on the after party had me crying with laughter!!
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    Right, poll now fixed, those who previously voted will need to revote, sorry!
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    I thought that was absolutely amazing, personally. I don't think I can even words atm. Still recovering omg.

    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    "Gallifrey falls no more"

    Got so exited by that
    I got more excited by seeing "silence will fall" after it - after getting the little glimpse of a Silence to prime me. Finally, dude. I've never felt that the "silence will fall" prophecy was sufficiently fulfilled by the "stars going out" in the finale. Hoping to see it get properly answered at Christmas.
    Then the Sherlock teaser! OOMMMGGG.
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    I quite enjoyed it.

    However, I was expecting so much more from the Fall of Arcadia... I was hoping to see the Skaro Degredation, the horde of travesties, the Nightmare Child, the Could-Have-Been King and his army of Meanwhiles and Never-weres... All we got were a few Daleks and Starship trooper-esque soldiers with ray guns... Granted we didn't see the whole battle, but it would have been interesting to give us a bit more to chew on.

    Lovely to see a brief bit of Eccleston and Capaldi's very striking eyes.

    Also, the Doctor becomes the curator? How can the curator be Tom Baker?! Can the Doctor somehow revisit the favourite faces (as the curator said) in the future? Maybe he does eventually retire, becomes a human, chooses his personal favourite face/body, lives and dies on Earth.

    Then what about Trenzalore!?

    Also, if Gallifrey is saved, then it somewhat puts a spanner in the plot of 'End of Time'... Does it? Maybe. I don't know. I'm tired.

    My girlfriend, silly thing that she is, can't stop saying "Who Knows!" and touching her nose now. :sigh:
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    (Original post by Miracle Day)
    Probably the last time Rose could have made an appearance again, and she didn't even meet the Doctor.. ffs

    And I guess no Torchwood, they said when Jack died they got his vortex manipulator or some ****?
    No, she said 'when Jack died, or one of the times he died anyway', he's immortal remember.
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    (Original post by Kagutsuchi)
    I quite enjoyed it.

    However, I was expecting so much more from the Fall of Arcadia... I was hoping to see the Skaro Degredation, the horde of travesties, the Nightmare Child, the Could-Have-Been King and his army of Meanwhiles and Never-weres... All we got were a few Daleks and Starship trooper-esque soldiers with ray guns... Granted we didn't see the whole battle, but it would have been interesting to give us a bit more to chew on.

    Lovely to see a brief bit of Eccleston and Capaldi's very striking eyes.

    Also, the Doctor becomes the curator? How can the curator be Tom Baker?! Can the Doctor somehow revisit the favourite faces (as the curator said) in the future? Maybe he does eventually retire, becomes a human, chooses his personal favourite face/body, lives and dies on Earth.

    Then what about Trenzalore!?

    Also, if Gallifrey is saved, then it somewhat puts a spanner in the plot of 'End of Time'... Does it? Maybe. I don't know. I'm tired.


    My girlfriend, silly thing that she is, can't stop saying "Who Knows!" and touching her nose now. :sigh:
    Just one of the things that made me feel uncomfy with it. Although in End of Time it is said that 'The Doctor still possess the Moment and still intends to use it to destroy both Dalek and Time-Lord alike.' I take this to mean that actually End of Time is contemporary to the events of this episode. :dontknow:
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    (Original post by Kagutsuchi)
    Also, the Doctor becomes the curator? How can the curator be Tom Baker?! Can the Doctor somehow revisit the favourite faces (as the curator said) in the future? Maybe he does eventually retire, becomes a human, chooses his personal favourite face/body, lives and dies on Earth.
    This bit threw me off the trail a bit. Still don't understand what went on there tbh, but think it was just a moment for fans to just appreciate and not read too much into. Will probably lead to some serious brain haemorrhaging in trying to understand what Moffat wanted to convey there (at least for me ).

    (Original post by Kagutsuchi)
    Then what about Trenzalore!?
    Watch the next ep teaser.
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    Am I the only one who genuinely didn't like this episode AT ALL?!
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    I loved the episode, but what happened with the timestream thing on Trenzalore? I must have missed something.

    I reconcile the confusing paradoxes that might occur with the episode by thinking "time travel is weird".
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    (Original post by SirMasterKey)
    Just one of the things that made me feel uncomfy with it. Although in End of Time it is said that 'The Doctor still possess the Moment and still intends to use it to destroy both Dalek and Time-Lord alike.' I take this to mean that actually End of Time is contemporary to the events of this episode. :dontknow:
    Rassilon is going to be quite annoyed when he finds out he wasn't in a time lock afterall, going to all the trouble to get out of it and all :shifty:
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    Personally I was a little disappointed. All the pomp and circumstance was good, and I liked some of the references, but there were a few too many self-referential bits and in-jokes. Plus, more importantly, the two biggest holes in the plot were just brushed aside in the manner of "that's just a thing that can happen now," and some of the inclusions for the sake of making it a festival of all things Doctor Who made things not quite fit properly.

    I know it's only really a kids' show and it's to be expected that things just get explained away as 'timey-wimey', but I do feel they could have put in a bit more effort to make the plot a bit more coherent rather than forcing on people's rose-tinted spectacles.
 
 
 
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