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The 13th Doctor
« on: July 16, 2017, 03:56:23 PM »
Not surprised.  But not a bad choice.  I haven't seen Broadchurch, but heard a lot of acclaim for it.

Should be an interesting season.
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Re: The 13th Doctor
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2017, 05:03:01 PM »
Interesting.  I haven't gotten around to watching Broadchuch, either, but that almost brings us back around to Tennant.

Should be entertaining to see what they do with the character.
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Re: The 13th Doctor
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 12:36:32 AM »
Definitely will be new and interesting, though the thing that really is bringing me back to the show is that the finally axed Moffat.


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Re: The 13th Doctor
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2017, 03:23:56 AM »
It's a joke made real.  Aesthetically it doesn't work for me.  The Doctor is a sort of Space Hobo Time Wizard...  it's not impossible for me to end up liking this version, but right out of the box they've got a lot further to go to convince me this is the Doctor.
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Re: The 13th Doctor
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2017, 05:17:44 PM »
No idea who (sorry) she is.

Back in the 80's this would have been a bigger deal I think.

Besides they have been leading up to this for white a while - a female Master, a Time Lord General who changed from a white male into a black female, plus a few side comments from the Doctor not remembering if he was a man or a woman in his early life.

I say its less who the actor is and more of how the stories are. Smith and Capaldi were both great Doctors, IMO, however most of the stories under Moffat I thought were meh.

I think Tom Baker said the role is actor proof, I guess we will find out.