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Watch the Deep Breath Cinema “Prequel”

The cinema exclusive Deep Breath “prequel” has been uploaded to youtube in low quality from a fan recording. If you can’t wait for a better quality one see it below:

Step back in time...

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Adric the Genius
Adric the Genius

I saw this in the cinema, and I have to say, the Sixth Doctor joke about him dying from physical exercise was quite amusing.

DawnTime
DawnTime

Well i enjoyed it at the cinema i was giggling away. Any extra WHO is a bonus.

joe4
joe4

I don't find Strax funny at all. His slapstick humour is mostly just cringe worthy. I'm not sure who it's aimed at either because I don't really think kids would even find it funny.... Americans maybe.

The Finn
The Finn

"Died during his single attempt at exercise" XD

angelusnathan
angelusnathan

It seems that Moffat isn't being sick of the lazy jokes about the Tenth yet... Pity cause we are!!! It's kinda exhausting: always the same joke (very original and creative by the way) about the "I don't wanna go" thing, just like the "oh you've redecorated/I don't like it" one... It's time that Moffat regenerates too, the sooner the better... On the writting, Moffat has just been such a bad showrunner. However, he used to be so good when writting for RTD... Since "The Girl in the Fireplace", "Blink" or "Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead", he never did anything approaching the quality of writting of those...

TheIdleIdol
TheIdleIdol

I hope the BBC release a proper version of this in tolerable quality. I turned off the video after only a few seconds.


awkward912
awkward912

Surprised at the tepid response to this, I loved it! A very self-deprecating look at the show's history, ideal for the kids and hardcore fans alike. (And for once, it makes sense to include John Hurt between Eight and Nine - don't get any ideas, DWM et al!) I especially love the intro to the Fifth Doctor, and Strax "corpsing" is great. The perfect build-up to a new Doctor episode IMO. 

Master Michael Moon
Master Michael Moon

I saw this at the cinema and wasn't that blown away by it. I would have liked a continuation inside the TARDIS of where it was crashing at and seeing more of Clara's reactions to the changed Doctor. But oh well. 


temporallimiter
temporallimiter

The guy recording has one of the most annoying laughs ever!

Captain Grumpy
Captain Grumpy

I like Strax in this (love the part with the ears) but i would like to see an episode when sontarans invade and he has to pick which side to choose, his friends or his comrades. 

I would also love a preqeul to the different places, and times, the Doctor and Clara went to when they were crashing. 

stargazer0118
stargazer0118

I like Strax like this, not so much in the eps themselves.. 

YaelMoise
YaelMoise

It's embarrassing, and childish... but I laughed SO hard at the Eccleston "all ears" joke. :D 

Planet of the Deaf
Planet of the Deaf

The interesting thing about watching this in the cinema was that it led directly into Deep Breath without a break, so it wasn't obvious where the prequel stopped and the episode began!

TARDlSkey
TARDlSkey

Watched it the other day. Nice prequel, pretty funny. Though I would have preferred to see something like the Doctor/Clara crashing throughout different places in time and space.

SonicTheHedgehogRules
SonicTheHedgehogRules

Is this the actual prequel to the story, or is there a proper one? I remember hearing about that. I'm probably more interested to see the TARDIS land in the prehistoric times rather than Strax tell us things we already know, as funny as they are. Ah well, that's what the DVD/Blu-Ray releases are for.

ConnorWhite
ConnorWhite

I giggle at Strax's scenes but i never laugh out loud. I find him funny but not too funny.

Huknar
Huknar

Well glad to see I wasn't missing much. Didn't laugh once. 

AlexandraShepiro
AlexandraShepiro

To everyone watching this video...I am the one who recorded the Video. I apologize for the shakiness and the noise from myself..It was Funny as hell to watch, and I couldn't just be quiet.

I was on the top row..and it was the best quality i could get with my iphone.

The Unseen Potato
The Unseen Potato

When I saw this in theatres (yes, I'm American) with my friend, I found it hard to believe how hard I was laughing. Well, of course, there was the fact that it was HILARIOUS, and then I guess there was something about the environment that made it seem amazing. That being the first time I saw the episode, it got me pumped for the feature presentation!

Creepy_Ghoul
Creepy_Ghoul

Great cinema prequel. I saw it live in the cinema and actually, for my brother, it was a great thing. He came with me, but didn't really know anything about the show. So, having him, in a short while, being introduced to all the Doctors made it a bit easier.

ravenclaw1991
ravenclaw1991

That was amazing! I wish we could get a good quality version of this! 

Antee991166
Antee991166

According to the UK Box Office, Deep Breath came 7th over the weekend grossing $866,593 (£522,104). Not as successful as Day of the Doctor, but still pretty impressive figures..

ahunter8056
ahunter8056

I saw this at the cinema, and it was hilarious. Can't wait to see it again in proper quality

sontaran17
sontaran17

It really was hilarious watching it live - Absolutley Great! Love it Strax!

Gustaff
Gustaff

This is exactly why I would never watch doctor who in the cinema. Bad enough i laugh and have to pause to stop, but i cant imagine hearing anything over everybody else finding a scene funny that isnt. There is also the case of people not stopping. They just keep laughing even well after the scene is done. Annoying. Justified if it id comedy movie since they usually have a beat or pause taking into account fans laughing.

reversedthepolarity
reversedthepolarity

@angelusnathan If you're so sick of Moffat's jokes (not anyone else, don't speak for others when you don't actually know this for a fact) then why not point something much more overused than the jokes at 10? Like the jokes at 11's chin? You know, the ones they've been making for 4 years. Oh yeah I forgot, because it isn't targeted at the Tenth Doctor. 




I feel like this comment is based more on insecurity because their is a vail of truth to the joke. The 'I don't want to go' line deserves ridicule because it's terrible, out of character and an insulting line for any Doctor to leave on and defeats the entire point of the show.





Moffat has openly spoken out (and many fans have too) that the line itself portrays the Doctor as being cowardly, unnecessarily deafest and above all else, selfish. With a Doctor that is so tremendously overrated, it's refreshing to see some acknowledgement by the show of his bad qualities. And given this is only the second episode that has acknowledged this joke. Not just that but it isn't even of consequence to the actual episode, it's an added bonus for people who went to see it in the cinema. It's clear you're just looking for things to get mad at, if you had a point you'd actually point out a real overused joke. But heaven forbid anyone poke fun at/ legitimately St Tennant's Doctor.  

BeyondThePolice
BeyondThePolice

@angelusnathan "Always the same joke"? He made one joke about "I don't want to go," he made a joke about "timey-wimey" (which is more a joke about himself than 10), and now he's made a joke that Strax mistakens 10 for a girl. How are all those the same joke? And if those are lazy jokes, they're still some of the funniest in Who history.

andyot7777
andyot7777

@TheIdleIdol I imagine it'll probably be included on the Deep Breath dvd/bluray release, as well as the full Series 8 release.

IceDaleks
IceDaleks

I agree I was hoping for more of a 'Born Again' styled prequel from Children In Need 2005, with 10 and Rose.

TheCyberDoctor is Inside a Dalek
TheCyberDoctor is Inside a Dalek

@TARDlSkey Yeah so would I, not that this wasn't funny (because it was). It would've been nice to have a direct continuation from the regen scene. I heard they couldn't do it because they had already changed the TARDIS interior.

ChristopherSchiebel
ChristopherSchiebel

@AlexandraShepiro  You should not be encouraging use of cell phones in theaters and by posting this you are doing exactly that. Shame on you! Greatly dislike this type of behavior. Very selfish and disrespectful to other patrons! You are apologizing for the wrong reasons. If you were in my theater, I would have been upset for disregard for my own enjoyment. 



Rani Nose
Rani Nose

@The Unseen Potato "I guess there was something about the environment..."

That's the magic of the movies!  The communal experience of laughing, crying, being scared out of your wits with close friends and hundreds of strangers is something watching at home can never come close to capturing.



Julian_Prime73
Julian_Prime73

Day had multiple uk screenings where this had 1. It had no chance therefore of ever equalling the success of day.

Antee991166
Antee991166

And I'm pretty sure that only includes UK cinemas, so the final figures should be much higher.

floppy_who
floppy_who

@Gustaff But... imagine watching Deep Breath on a screen the size of two double decker buses with full cinema surround sound- that makes up for it..!

When I saw the above short in the cinema, a lot of the classic series references appeared to be missed by a lot of the audience.

:-)

Gustaff
Gustaff

That would be awesome. The other side of the coin, I want to enjoy the thing both visually as well as audibly

floppy_who
floppy_who

@Gustaff I havent watched the above clip- partially because I've already seen it and secondly all the comments about the annoying laugh have put me off...

Gustaff
Gustaff

Overreacting a bit. Its just two at this stage. In our defense, the guy laughing is really loud. It isn't just complaining.