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« on: Aug 25, 2006 at 11:09 AM »
I've been searching for a Doctor Who thread, but nothing turned up. Which leads me to believe that I'm the biggest geek here, and quite possibly the only one who loves this show to bits.

Please restore my faith in humanity and tell me I'm not the only one.

Also, Billie Piper may be the ugliest cute girl on TV right now. Everything looks ok, but she should return her eyebrows to the monkey she stole them from.
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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #1 on: Aug 25, 2006 at 01:22 PM »
Getting to it soon but I saw the pilot, Rose. It reminded me of Hitchhiker's Guide... goofy sci-fi. Liked it and hope it gets better. Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper's chemistry echoes Hollywood's best screwball comedies.  Wasn't Piper a pop star back in the 90s? I think I've heard her name before in Casey Kasem's show.

Heard that Eccleston quit the show in its second season. Hope the regenerated actor is as manic as he was.
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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #2 on: Aug 25, 2006 at 01:28 PM »
Due to some retarded reason, I got to watch the second season of this new series before I started the first season. And I assure you that David Tennant is in some ways better than Eccleston.

Although Eccleston looks like he can kill you with a spoon. And I miss that.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #3 on: Aug 25, 2006 at 01:35 PM »
L:ooking forward to Tenant. Eccleston rocks. And, yes, Piper's cute. Do not mind bushy eyebrows, she only needs to have a comfy rear cushion.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #4 on: Aug 25, 2006 at 01:38 PM »
Don't look now, but Piper's out too. She'll be replaced by another girl for Series 3. And I was just getting used to her eyebrows.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #5 on: Aug 25, 2006 at 01:42 PM »
Aw, heck. I need to see all the previous episodes too, all forty years' worth...

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #6 on: Aug 25, 2006 at 10:22 PM »
nanood ako ng Dr. Who nung bata pa ako. I loved the theme song. Speaking of old british sci fi Tv shows, does anyone remember a series called "Sapphire & Steel"?

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #7 on: Aug 28, 2006 at 11:50 AM »
I liked Remington Steele.

Dr. Who did well in this year's Hugos, apparently.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #8 on: Aug 28, 2006 at 07:49 PM »
Getting to it soon but I saw the pilot, Rose. It reminded me of Hitchhiker's Guide... goofy sci-fi. Liked it and hope it gets better. Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper's chemistry echoes Hollywood's best screwball comedies. Wasn't Piper a pop star back in the 90s? I think I've heard her name before in Casey Kasem's show.

Heard that Eccleston quit the show in its second season. Hope the regenerated actor is as manic as he was.

Yep...she was signed on the same record label as the now-defunct Atomic Kitten...her handlers  thought she'd be Britain's own Britney Spears.   However once Billie Piper set her eyes on the thespic path, she never looked back. 

She also appeared in "The Calcium Kid" opposite a pre-"PotC" Orlando Bloom (caught the film on HBO sometime back - rather funny in a docu sort of way). 

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #9 on: Aug 29, 2006 at 01:51 PM »
Holy Shit! I may be in the minority here, but I think the new sidekick is way cuter than Billie Piper. Her name is Freema Agyeman:



To anybody who've seen the Season 2 finale already, she made an appearance as one of the casualties. But she'll play a totally different character for Season 3, and the similarities in appearance will be explained apparently.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #10 on: Aug 29, 2006 at 02:28 PM »
Not bad looking at all. But we don't see her from the waist down.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #11 on: Aug 29, 2006 at 02:34 PM »

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #12 on: Sep 01, 2006 at 03:07 PM »
I saw some episodes back in the '80s, but I can't remember the local channel. I do remember Sapphire and Steele, though, as well as The Avengers (not exactly sci-fi, but there are fantasy elements, not to mention Diana Rigg) and even UFO.
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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #13 on: Sep 01, 2006 at 10:09 PM »
Sapphire & Steel was great, I really loved it. It was like a pre-cursor to "The X Files". I bought the whole DVD box set last year and I love it.


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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #14 on: Nov 20, 2006 at 01:01 PM »
Oy, so the second season isn't airing in Manila? The Cybermen episodes are pretty good, but wait'll you get to The Impossible Planet. Talk about Empty Child to the nth power...

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #15 on: Nov 21, 2006 at 12:48 PM »
It's not airing in Manila at all. We get by through downloads.

In series 2 I just loved "The Girl in the Fireplace." Fanboys didn't like it because the Doctor was a bit out of character but who cares? It's a lovely story.

The impossible planet is a bit Event Horizon-ish but it's good. And the second part is pure Who.

Right now I'm watching the Torchwood spin-off with Jack Harkness

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #16 on: Nov 23, 2006 at 01:01 PM »
I watched the first two episodes of Torchwood then I decided that it's not worth my time. And apparently I made the right choice since the show hasn't been generating a lot of good press.

Thank God it's almost Christmas. Almost time for another helping of Doctor Who.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #17 on: Nov 28, 2006 at 02:25 PM »
I haven't seen one episode but I know that this series is one of the longest running series in television.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #18 on: Dec 04, 2006 at 10:26 AM »
The impossible planet is a bit Event Horizon-ish but it's good. And the second part is pure Who.

Oh, I think Impossible is much better written and acted than Event Horizon (which I think is a ripoff of Frederick Pohl's Gateway).

Here's a blog post about The Satan Pit Has links to Impossible Planet and if you search the blog you'll see reviews of previous Who episodes.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #19 on: Jun 05, 2008 at 05:13 PM »
Caught up with the series again. I find the current companion, Donna Noble more engaging than Rose and Martha so far. UK is currently airing a Steven Moffat episode. The episodes he has written for the series have been the highlights of the revitalized version. Can't wait till he eventually takes over as series runner.
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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #20 on: Jun 05, 2008 at 06:24 PM »
I agree regarding Steven Moffat. My favorite episode so far being Blink from season 3.

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Doctor Who
« Reply #21 on: Apr 17, 2009 at 09:04 AM »
I agree regarding Steven Moffat. My favorite episode so far being Blink from season 3.

just finished watching all four seasons of this the past week and im really blown away.  personal favorites off s3 & 4 were blink, turn left, forest of the dead & midnight
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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #22 on: Apr 17, 2009 at 09:49 AM »
Were you also able to see the easter special that just came out? I've acquired it but haven't watched yet.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #23 on: Apr 17, 2009 at 11:22 AM »
Sapphire & Steel was great, I really loved it. It was like a pre-cursor to "The X Files". I bought the whole DVD box set last year and I love it.



David McCallum?

Grabe naman ang career trajectory niya...he's gone a long way from his Ilya Kuryakin days in "The Man from U.N.C.L.E."

Aside from appearing in "NCIS" opposite Mark Harmon, he is also an in-demand voice talent whose CV includes "Ben 10: Alien Force" and "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #24 on: Apr 17, 2009 at 04:18 PM »
Were you also able to see the easter special that just came out? I've acquired it but haven't watched yet.

unfortunately no,  i also missed voyage of the d**ned.  any suggestions where i can get it?
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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #25 on: Apr 17, 2009 at 10:40 PM »
Try thebox.bz. It's a private site but they're open for registrations. It's a UK only TV site.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #26 on: Apr 18, 2009 at 09:17 AM »
Try thebox.bz. It's a private site but they're open for registrations. It's a UK only TV site.

Streaming or Torrents?

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #27 on: Apr 18, 2009 at 10:06 AM »
Try thebox.bz. It's a private site but they're open for registrations. It's a UK only TV site.

'kay, thanx.  that's the problem with the doctor.  once you get started on his adventures,  you cant get enough of it.  yoko na nga manood ng heroes e.

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #28 on: Apr 18, 2009 at 10:52 AM »

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Re: Does nobody here watch Doctor Who?
« Reply #29 on: Apr 18, 2009 at 02:39 PM »
Thanks Dude!