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  1. Gavin

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    I've mostly enjoyed PC's episodes, both from a performance and story perspective. But regardless of individual opinions about the quality of this particular era, I think we can all hope that it's only the end of PC's Doctor from a television perspective and that we can look forward to his continuing adventures on Big Finish.
     
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  2. Doctor Omega

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    I get the impression that Peter might want to dive straight away into Big Finish, more or less.

    Hopefully some wonderful stories will result. :emoji_alien:
     
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  3. Janine The Barefoot

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    I believe I read one very small blurb about his feelings on the subject (but again kept them quiet as with TE, I wasn't completely sure I should talk about it given only one source) and think they were along those lines.... I believe, personally, it was one of the reasons he stepped down. I got the feeling he himself has too much respect for The Doctor to believe he was serving the legacy as well as it deserved. In the end, I found myself with even more respect for PC himself as the interview wasn't so much about his personal disappointment as it was that he was sad for the character himself. I thought he showed great integrity and thoughtfulness in everything he said and it only served to convince me even further that he truly deserved better from all of them. He had more respect for the show than they did at that point.

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  4. Gavin

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    I'd disagree with him there. I think he's served the legacy extremely well. The stories on the other hand ....
     
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  5. Janine The Barefoot

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    Well said Gavin..... and thanks! That's what I think I wanted to say and couldn't find the right words to express.

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  6. Janine The Barefoot

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    Ooh, ooh Doc.... does that mean I can watch the Doctor all nekkid?!!!!..... of course, then people would just laugh at me.....
    but they do that anyway (with my love and appreciation) so what the heck!

    :emoji_kiss::emoji_dancer: Now, where's the naked emoji-symbol????????? :emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers:
     
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  7. Janine The Barefoot

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    You are going to let us know which ones you chose and how you felt about them right??????????

    :emoji_kiss::emoji_dancer::emoji_purple_heart: DBs for you GF! :emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers::emoji_dancers:
     
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    @Janine The Barefoot

    I knew you would be the one to ask that question...yes, I will let you know which ones I chose...
     
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    Well duh, Duz!!!!!!!

    love you GF
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    Which episode should I watch to see DW#11 turn into DW#12?

    I'm trying to get some background...
     
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    Well, it only happens in one episode, so that rather narrows down your choice.
     
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  12. Hux

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    I can't see one.

    Are you all in mourning or something?
     
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    Oh wait, I found it.
     
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  14. Doctor Omega

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    Yeah, didn't see it coz of all the stickys above it.
     
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  16. Doctor Omega

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    As regards the state of the franchise, well, I kinda miss the days when it was a virtual cottage industry.

    A quiet stream of novelisations.

    A completely unfaithful and eccentric comic strip - singular - running in some obscure comic or other.

    No spin offs except one about a robot dog, with a terrible theme tune.

    Barely any merchandise anyway - which was easy on the wallet/pocket money.

    No tone meetings with the writers and directors.

    No episodes made to sell toys, (Hello new Cybermats!)

    It just seems to have gotten a little too big for it's own good i.m.o.

    I also, truly, believe that, when the entirety of New Who is on a metaphorical shelf, alongside the original series, that it will be mainly Classic Who that is being pulled off the shelf and watched again and again, despite it's tiny budget. That will be the ultimate proof. The great leveller.

    I honestly suspect that a large proportion of "New Who" episodes will be nice to own, but will, in comparison, be rarely pulled down off the shelf as much as the classic ones.

    Just a gut feeling, but I honestly think the new series makers blow their own trumpet so much a lot of the time that their conceit spoils the very product that they are making.

    The original creators of the classic show were just jobbing whatevers, doing the best they could, in an air of quiet budgetary and time-crunched desperation.

    And desperation is, of course.......

    Now everything is done with much more freedom of time and a bigger budget.

    But I don't think it is necessarily better.
     
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    For those who have not seen it......


     
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    SHADA animation on it's way.....

    Amazon have already inadvertently confirmed it.....


    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Doctor-Who...8&qid=1507586320&sr=8-1&keywords=shada+dr+who


    "Delicate matter, slightly. It's about a book..."
    Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor's library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can't be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons.
    Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box.
    It's going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons.
    An abandoned Doctor Who classic is brought to life. Starring Tom Baker and written by Douglas Adams, this is “Shada” for a modern audience, with footage upscaled to high definition, and incomplete footage now completed using high-quality animation.








    https://www.imdforums.com/threads/the-tom-baker-doctor-your-view.569/page-5
     
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    Shada will be released as a digital download on 24 November and on DVD and Bluray on 4 December.
     

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