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Capaldi will be Brilliant I hope
Capaldi will be brilliant! I have complete and utter faith in him.
Mark says the Series has turned Eight. A Freudian slip, no doubt. It's actually almost 9. (He's talking only about the new series obviously.)
I can't wait for Series 8!
Am I the only one who thinks they're shooting themselves in the foot with going on about how dark and edgy this new Doctor will be... I feel like it's gonna be the "every dalek ever" thing all over again...
I kind of want them to zip their lips about what Capaldi's Doctor will be like, and let us see for ourselves in Series 8...
So I was watching Batman Returns yesterday and started thinking, Tim Burton should direct an episode of Doctor Who. It'd probably never happen, but if it did, it should be an episode written by Gatiss. Both specialise in sort of dark, but campy horror, so they'd probably create something interesting together.
It's weird seeing two images of Capaldi's eyebrows close together on the top of the page
I felt Matt Smith's era was getting too soft, then when it tried to be serious it was too grim, but it sounds like they've got it just right with Peter Capaldi.
What's wrong with Cold War?
If you're writing an episode Mark, PLEASE actually do a good one. No more Night Terrors, no Cold War.
Okay so the Doctor could become insane and then has to be admitted to some sort of Asylum for mad time lords, like for instance the Master...
As long as he still has a heart of gold under all that so called "crazyness" I'll be fine.
More dangerous is quite interesting. That means Capaldi may happen to be impredictable and that's a good thing when it comes to blow up things and monsters. A little bit of Time Lord Victorious is necessary every now and then.
If Gatiss IS writing, give him a Victorian episode. I do NOT want another Cold War, but his Victorian stories like the Unquiet Dead and Crimson Horror are excellent.
Crazy huh? He's got staunch competition. Seven spent his weekends blowing up planets. Eleven was very unpredictable and crazy badass when he wanted to be and I'm not even getting into six and three stunts.
Dangerous and crazy, eh? http:// upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/df/Twin_Dilemma.jpg
This heavily implies that Gatiss is writing an episode. It's unlikely he'd be on set otherwise. Hopefully it's up to his excellent series 7 standards, not like the rubbish stuff he wrote before that.
@Wibbly-Wobbly Strawberry Jelly If it is almost nine then it already has turned eight, Of course there's two ways to interpret it, either look at it as it has already done "being eight" before (back in the 70s) or the fact that it has already been around for well over eight years so you can't use the whole "new series" angle any more, because it has re-established itself already, so to attempt to go down that route won't work today.
its like he's stareing into our souls.
@Strontium ...but I liked both of those....
doctor who: Arkham Asylum
@Master Michael Moon The mad doctor would have to find Gallifrey first but they can reward him with a padded room ;)
@Notsosmartguy Even the War Doctor had a heart of gold, and he was literally the darkest Doctor.
@epicduda TCH went straight up to one of my favorite episodes ever!
@The Finn Oh you... everyone just keeps bringing this up =P
I would be surprised if he wouldn't write an episode. :)
What was wrong with the unquite dead
@Notsosmartguy Every time I close my eyes, all I see is his eyebrows.
@bluBob @Strontium I know. those two, along wiht Hide, had that Classic Who feel.
@Notsosmartguy "A Subsidiary of Shada Prison"
@Goldenchest @NotsosmartguyLiterally the darkest Doctor? As in his skin tone?!
@Special Weapons Dalek @The Finn Well what else can you expect :P
The "Unquiet Dead" was pretty average. Then everything he wrote after that was rubbish, but "Cold War" and "The Crimson 'Orror" were both great episodes, in my opinion anyway.
@PaddyB @Goldenchest @Notsosmartguy Replace "literally" with "definitively". He was the one who was fully prepared to blow up his home planet to destroy the Daleks. Doctors don't get much darker than that.