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The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot Getting A Follow-Up?

fiveish doctorsProduction on a sequel to Peter Davison’s 50th anniversary spoof, The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, is reportedly underway.

According to Cambridge News, Paul McGann confirmed the news at a recent talk. Their report states:

Appearing at the final event of the Cambridge Union Society’s Easter term, McGann also revealed that production had begun on a sequel to The Five(Ish) Doctors Reboot – the acclaimed comedy that saw writer-director Peter Davison teaming up with fellow ex-Time Lords McGann, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy to try to secure a place in the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special.

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Baker Street is excited for Series 8!
Baker Street is excited for Series 8!

Yes please! Those 30 minutes when I first saw it were some of the funniest 30 minutes of my life, and was a great 50th Anniversary present. And who doesn't want more Davikeroygann?

TheSoundofDrums
TheSoundofDrums

This is fantastic news!!! Can't wait to see this. The first one was hilarious to watch, especially due to the amount of effort and fun that went into making it. It was also great due to the amount of cameos Peter Davison got in it from the different Doctor Who members from both Classic and New Who. It made it that bit more special which a lot of thanks can go to Moffat for helping Davison make it a bigger project.

SpontaneousFork
SpontaneousFork

The Six(ish) Doctors! Loved the first one, so this is exciting news!

The Outer Space K9
The Outer Space K9

I feel the need to rewatch The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot...Just to get a taste of how amazing the sequel will be.

The Outer Space K9
The Outer Space K9

Hope this is true. They should include all the Doctors classic or not and maybe they'll even manage to get Eccleston in (as a sort of 10 anniversary special).

It would be really cool if they made it as a sort of funny Confidential where classic Doctors walk around the set saying things like "the stories aren't as good as they were in my days" or annoying Peter and Jenna by giving them advice.

DaftDalek
DaftDalek

Yay! We may even have a Capaldi cameo!

MeglosProductions
MeglosProductions

The sequel might be Russell T Davies trying to get revenge on Davison for not answering his messages. :P

ahunter8056
ahunter8056

Awesome news. The first one was pretty funny.

RassilonsElbow
RassilonsElbow

What if this is all the Classic Doctor's wanting to welcome Capaldi and he's involved (being the fanboy he is)

stargazer0118
stargazer0118

Hope it's another great one, otherwise why bother?

Creepy_Ghoul
Creepy_Ghoul

Frazer Hines said on Twitter that he will soon be location scouting for a new movie. Somehow this came to my mind.

MrsUnderhill
MrsUnderhill

Yes please! I'm even not against it becoming a running feature like in "Wacky adventures of old Doctor geezers". They are just too much fun.

VictorWong1
VictorWong1

Best bet would be a deal with BBC Worldwide -- making it a "convention-only" film to help market some of the Classic Series DVD re-issues ("special editions"). I just don't see this being worth the effort unless it's used as a marketing ploy.

Chris502
Chris502

Hopefully the BBC are backing them again like the first one. Without moffat it would have just been a quick small sketch I suppose.

Antee991166
Antee991166

Great news! The original had me in stitches and I'm sure this one will do the same. Hopefully they will have even more Doctor's in this one. 

Deus_Ex_Machina
Deus_Ex_Machina

First Big Finish puts the Lost Stories on sale, then this. It's a good day to be a Who fan. Can't wait for this.

LiamTheAnimator
LiamTheAnimator

It'll be great to see what they'll be up to since they won't be trying to get in the show anymore. Though since all of them are parodies of themselves in some way I could see Matt Smith being part of this. While the classics are off doing something he's busy trying to get back onto Doctor Who, eventually ending in an awkward confrontation with Capaldi.

Keableg
Keableg

It was such a great little salute to the fans of the classic series, without missing out the newer fan base. It was genuinely a joy to watch.

JFrance
JFrance

Well this was unexpected news. Can't wait to see it.  

The Finn
The Finn

Great news! I hope they don't start "milking the cow", though, and that this'll be a one-off sequel.

Wibbly-Wobbly is John Reese
Wibbly-Wobbly is John Reese

This definitely has to be about the trio trying to get into Series 8. Paul should have a greater role too! Although half the joke last time was that he was greenscreened in due to actual real-life filming committments.

PaulTurner76
PaulTurner76

What a great bit of news to start the weekend with! The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot was magnificent and one of the wonderful gems that was the 50th Anniversary. I hope this becomes a regular occurrence. Not a series, but every 6 months or so they offer up a new chapter for these fine actors. 

Moxx
Moxx

I'm thinking a more MASSIVE scale... With even more Doctors!

Dimensions in Time(ish) Reboot, anyone?

Regenerated Catterson
Regenerated Catterson

Add Smith in it this time. Hey, he is eager to do something Doctor Who related ;)

Time_And_Space_Pirate
Time_And_Space_Pirate

I'd be ok if this evolved into a regular thing, where the classic Doctors continuously try to get in every new series.

TheFirst
TheFirst

Trying to get into an episode of series 8? ;)

Notsosmartguy
Notsosmartguy

That's excellent news!!!!!!!! I wonder what the plot is gonna be?

JolomontheCube
JolomontheCube

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

Creepy_Ghoul
Creepy_Ghoul

@stargazer0118 According to the host at comic palooza (and Doctors 5, 6, 7 and 8 themselves) The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot was THE anniversary episode. And I agree. The Day of the Doctor was good. But here we had the classic Doctors REALLY involved (and Tennant and Smith made time to appear in it as well.)


JFrance
JFrance

@The Finn I think they should do one more after this one and then leave it as a trilogy. 

Kylephantom4
Kylephantom4

Day of the Doctor(ish) reboot i could imagine

Creepy_Ghoul
Creepy_Ghoul

@Moxx Peter will make that one definitly better than the original (in which he was actually rather briefly)

Temporal_Tomato
Temporal_Tomato

As long as it isn't as diabolical as the original...

Kylephantom4
Kylephantom4

At this point, anything to get him away from this.....LOOK AT MY MUSCLES phase.....

Notsosmartguy
Notsosmartguy

@Creepy_Ghoul @stargazer0118 Day was a better story and gave the show what I feel it needed, a new direction and the restoration of the time lord. But honestly the fiveish doctor s reboot was the better anniversary special and did it's job a celebrating dw in some areas than Day.

The Outer Space K9
The Outer Space K9

Yes, as much as we wanted to see all the Doctors in Day it would have been crowded. So we got that amazing 13 Doctors scene and we saw the classic Doctors in the reboot. That's just perfect.

Notsosmartguy
Notsosmartguy

@The Outer Space K9 so true I kinda feel Moffat could've at least made them cameo as unit agents, people who work at  the museum, or something.