Doctor Who *Spoilers Abound! We've lost Containment*

Radical Ans wrote:

Looks like you're ready to see a good man go to war. One of my fav eps.

Spoiler:

I could watch the "Colonel Runaway" bit on repeat forever. SO amazing.

Veloxi wrote:
Spoiler:

I could watch the "Colonel Runaway" bit on repeat forever. SO amazing.

For my money, he's scarier there than any time we were supposed to be scared of 10.

River Song will be joining NCIS for at least 1 episode.

SpacePPoliceman wrote:
Veloxi wrote:
Spoiler:

I could watch the "Colonel Runaway" bit on repeat forever. SO amazing.

For my money, he's scarier there than any time we were supposed to be scared of 10.

Oh I tooooooooooootally agree.

Quintin_Stone wrote:

River Song will be joining NCIS for at least 1 episode.

She can join my NCIS any time. (Okay, I don't know what that means but OMG SHE SO HOT BRAIN BROKEN)

Veloxi wrote:
Quintin_Stone wrote:

River Song will be joining NCIS for at least 1 episode.

She can join my NCIS any time. (Okay, I don't know what that means but OMG SHE SO HOT BRAIN BROKEN)

Did you ever watch her on ER?

Quintin_Stone wrote:
Veloxi wrote:
Quintin_Stone wrote:

River Song will be joining NCIS for at least 1 episode.

She can join my NCIS any time. (Okay, I don't know what that means but OMG SHE SO HOT BRAIN BROKEN)

Did you ever watch her on ER?

She was on ER? I never watched it but WHICH EPISODES I HAVE TO SEE OMG

Dr. Elizabeth Corday (160 episodes, 1997-2009)

160 episodes!?!??!?!?! (Homer Simpson drool)

Series 7 (so far) as a photo summary

Veloxi wrote:

Also, I dunno if any of y'all are reading the Who/Star Trek: Next Generation crossover comics, but they're a lot of fun!

hmmm going to have to check that out.

Baron Of Hell wrote:
Veloxi wrote:

Also, I dunno if any of y'all are reading the Who/Star Trek: Next Generation crossover comics, but they're a lot of fun!

hmmm going to have to check that out.

It's very easy to! I had no idea, but with the right app - I'm using comixology - you can buy and read comics on your phone! And it works surprisingly well!

Radical Ans wrote:

Looks like you're ready to see a good man go to war. One of my fav eps.

!!!

Where to begin...

Spoiler:

A little disappointed in the gathering of allies, just because I was hoping for another Martha & Mickey scene, or even a Captain Jack cameo. But the Pirate Captain and Danny Boy from the previous season were nice touches.

Some really interesting points in River's speech about Doctor, the wise and now the warrior.

I think we figured out the flesh baby a bit before the reveal. I mean we did see the little girl in the 1st two episodes. They had to get her away somehow.

Glad the "conception while TARDIS was in the timestream" is the reason for the child being part Time Lord. Sure we were laughing at some of the misdirects about the Doctor, but I sure didn't not want some strange storyline where... well, I don't even know how... just, glad it didn't happen.

Alright the big reveal was awesome. Melody is River, whoa. River is part Time Lord, ooh. Now it finally makes sense why he would marry her of all people. :cool:

So after the episode we're talking...

Spoiler:

...about how the spacesuit can't be her, how she wouldn't have killed him. And my wife points out that River has said a couple of times that she's in jail for killing someone. And one time even said she killed a good man. Dammit.

Still holding out hope of a flesh Doctor standing in for that particular scene...

Thank goodness our in-laws got here tired from the plane and went to bed early so we could sneak in this one ep tonight. Awesome place for a break if we have to take one. Like a mid-season finale of sorts.

ianunderhill wrote:

But here's one for you anyway: any reaction to seeing that title card, "The Doctor will return in 'Let's Kill Hitler'"?

One of the biggest laughs the show ever yielded from me.

Stele, for me the Doctor's speech revealing the conception moment is like the compliment of the speech Veloxi noted at the top of the page--it's one of the funniest. Summing up the delightful absurdity of S5 (my favorite) in the absurdest way possible, I love it.

And if you don't give it up for Rory climbing a trail of the dead to plant his flag atop Bad Ass Mountain, you're dead to me.

Watching that scene again, those ships are the same design as what appeared in The Invasion from 1968, which I just finished this week. Check it out, they appear briefly here, at about 0:03 for a second. Cool attention to detail:

The wounded cyberman who can only scream is really, really haunting.

Still enjoying the hell out of your reaction, Stele. I want to say, "wait until you see what's next!" but I know it won't be too long before you sneak it in. Remember, there was a big long gap of several months between this episode and the next for those of us watching the original airings as they happened. Quite a place to stop a story, and what a way to do it.

But here's one for you anyway: any reaction to seeing that title card, "The Doctor will return in 'Let's Kill Hitler'"? Between the insanity of the mid-season finale and the insanity of that title, my own reaction was very much one of, "This is the best, craziest sci-fi/fantasy adventure show on TV and I can't wait to see what the hell that title means!" I mean, just sheer delight on my end. How was it on yours?

sometimesdee wrote:

Series 7 (so far) as a photo summary

Ok, the spoiler tags are definitely getting over the top now! I assume that it was meant to be coded as a link, but it made me laugh.

spider_j wrote:
sometimesdee wrote:

Series 7 (so far) as a photo summary

Ok, the spoiler tags are definitely getting over the top now! I assume that it was meant to be coded as a link, but it made me laugh.

No, it wasn't. You can't put images in spoiler tags, so I put the URL in there. You have to admit that the image itself is a big spoiler.

Stele wrote:

(After "A Good Man Goes To War")

Thank goodness our in-laws got here tired from the plane and went to bed early so we could sneak in this one ep tonight. Awesome place for a break if we have to take one. Like a mid-season finale of sorts.

Actually, that's exactly what it was.

Series 6 was split into two parts. The first seven episodes aired, once per week, starting at the end of April. "A Good Man Goes To War" was the last of those to air, on June 4th. "Let's Kill Hitler" was the first episode of the second half of the season - it didn't air until August 27th.

So look at it this way - even if you have to take a small break, at least you don't have to wait almost three months to see what's going to happen next!

Yeah, wait until you're all caught up, Stele, and then have to wait like the rest of us suckers.

Yeah, and also when you can't passive-aggressively brand us all heartless d*ckheads by spoiler-tagging stuff about episodes that aired a good long while ago.

ianunderhill wrote:

Yeah, and also when you can't passive-aggressively brand us all heartless d*ckheads by spoiler-tagging stuff about episodes that aired a good long while ago. ;)

Spoiler:

Susan's grandfather is called The Doctor, not Doctor Foreman. He has a time-traveling spaceship which is bigger on the inside.

LouZiffer wrote:
ianunderhill wrote:

Yeah, and also when you can't passive-aggressively brand us all heartless d*ckheads by spoiler-tagging stuff about episodes that aired a good long while ago. ;)

Spoiler:

Susan's grandfather is called The Doctor, not Doctor Foreman. He has a time-traveling spaceship which is bigger on the inside.

Well played, Sir.

A book tie-in to The Angels Take Manhattan is available as an e-book. (Amazon, Amazon.co.uk, iBooks).

(Not the book the Doctor was reading during the show.)

Katy wrote:

A book tie-in to The Angels Take Manhattan is available as an e-book. (Amazon, Amazon.co.uk, iBooks).

(Not the book the Doctor was reading during the show.)

Yup. It was short and sweet, though it leaves too many questions.

Spoiler:

How do Angels change people's bodies?!

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davet010 wrote:
Atomicvideohead wrote:

Doctor Who: High on emotion, Low on sense. I've given up on it being logically consistent. Shame really. I guess it's all frosting now, no more cake.

Since when has Doctor Who been 'logically consistent' ? It's about a bloke in a trans-dimensional box travelling through time and space.

Considering it's a show which is, you know, designed to frighten children with scary monsters, it's hard to expect much more from it.

I find it kind of amusing when people bemoan its logical inconsistencies in detail - they're always there, it's just a question of how much attention you give them. The show is at its best when you get swept up in whatever madness is happening, and simply forget about how little sense it all makes.

P.S. to "The Angels Take Manhattan" - the un-shot scene involving Brian.

UBER-SPOILER for Episode 7.5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWU6X...

Man it's really dusty in here...

sometimesdee wrote:

P.S. to "The Angels Take Manhattan" - the un-shot scene involving Brian.

UBER-SPOILER for Episode 7.5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWU6X...

Man, that would've been a knockout. Hard to fit space-wise, and tough to have enough weight as we'd only met Brian twice, but...still, wow. Thanks for sharing.

OMG ADORABLE. Thanks!