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Offline LucasM

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After some discussion in the main Doctor Who thread, I thought I'd simplify matters with regards to the 50th Anniversary Episode, as those who see it on the 23rd will want to talk about it immediately.  Those who see it in theaters a few days (a week?) later appear to not want to know anything until that date.  And some (possibly myself included) will wait until the 3D blu-ray release on Dec 10 hoping to know nothing at all about the episode until that date.

This way, we can all join the thread when we've seen the episode (or if people don't care about spoilers at all, they can join it whenever).  This seems like the easiest way for everyone to be happy (hopefully). :)

See you in either eight days, 15 days, or 25 days. :highfive:
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There's a 50th anniversary episode?!?!?!??!?! I was trying to avoid any knowledge of that, thanks a LOT.

Spoilers, geez.
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I really hope they got Eccleston in this.


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I really hope they got Eccleston in this.

...and no River. Please.
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I'd prefer a guarantee of no Donna.  Unless they got Donna and 9 together.  He'd chuck her out of an airlock within a minute.


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MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THE SPECIAL!  AND A LOOK AT THE NEW SPECIAL EFFECTS!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/rEmm6UP5G88" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/rEmm6UP5G88</a>


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I'd prefer a guarantee of no Donna.  Unless they got Donna and 9 together.  He'd chuck her out of an airlock within a minute.
Ha, I like both of them oddly enough, I think they'd get along. I also don't mind River for the record, she's a bit fun.

Can't wait for this, very very pumped! Gonna be glorious.



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Except for the glaring absence of Eccleston, this was a really fun episode. 


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Yeah, Eccleston's absence in the episode was pretty damaging, I thought.

Also weird that it didn't really follow on from the last episode, picking up some time later.    The inclusion of Billie Piper, but not as Rose was strange, although I'm guessing some people will be glad about that.  :)

Still, I really liked the interaction between Tenant and Smith, and John Hurt playing the William Hartnell role to their weirdness.

Scarf-wearing scientist lady was hot.


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Well, a lot of people theorized she was Rose from the moment she got the Time Vortex in Eccleston's last episode.  I think it was brilliant to have her just be there to talk to Hurt.  Also, credit to Piper, I thought she did an outstanding job in the role.


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Terrific stuff, epic! Really delivered the goods. I love how John Hurt's Doctor ended up being often a more humorous character, making fun of his future versions, showing us more to his personality than the war stuff, which makes him feel more like the same guy as the other two.

And the new direction, while a bit comic booky in undoing a big previous tragic event, feels fitting for this show, and opens up some fun new plot potential.

If I had one nitpick, for Smith's run getting to it's end this episode didn't have enough character stuff with him and Clara, hard to believe they won't be a duo after next month.

Also one thing's for sure, the original version of the theme song is still the most badass.


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