• DogBoyTheCat replied to the topic Rosa


    I feel a bit overwhelmed that so many have quoted me…. although not always in context.

    Looking around the internet in the past few weeks seems to show a lot of people supporting my viewpoint.

    Many sources are reporting Doctor Who’s ratings as seriously dropping, and for the exact same reason I mentioned before…. the show is becoming PC…[Read more]

  • DogBoyTheCat replied to the topic Rosa

    I just watched the episode again.

    While it had its moments, some of them quite good, I just can’t say that it was a very good episode.  Perhaps a “Very Important” or “Very Special” episode, but really not that good overall.  Try watching it again and forgetting, for the moment, the racially-charged setting.

    Look at it simply as a story.

    Every c…[Read more]

  • DogBoyTheCat replied to the topic Rosa

    First of all… let me make clear that I do not come from a “place of privilege”.

    I’m black, and originally from West Philly…. and not the good part, either.

    My point was that it is not a particularly cost-effective idea to make every episode a “very special episode”.

    It wasn’t the message itself that bothered me. It was the complete lack of subtlety.

  • DogBoyTheCat replied to the topic Rosa

    I’m not sure how to say this without causing a tsunami of nasty responses, but…. here goes…

    I’ve been a Whovian since way back in the Patrick Traughton days.

    I have no problem with a female Doctor, and I think Jodie Whitaker is doing a pretty good job so far.

    But do we really need the heavy-handed “social justice” narrative?

    It seemed like…[Read more]

  • DogBoyTheCat replied to the topic Death in Heaven

    This is my first post here, so I’ll just stick to my point.

    Why, oh why, did they have to kill off Osgood?

    I was betting that she would be the perfect companion for The Doctor.