• Psymon replied to the topic The Timeless Children

    Ok so overall I’ve got to say I liked it, it had a good payoff and suitable dramatic tension befitting a finale. I was also glad they followed through with the build up and didn’t do a lazy ‘reboot the universe’ type ending that the show had been guilty of in the past.

    The Master was on top form this episode, and I’ve no doubt the cyberium has…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Ascension Of The Cybermen

    Has anyone seen the story about the ‘Trig Point’ theory? I don’t think this classes as a spoiler as it was in the ‘Next Time On’ preview at the end of the episode – basically eagle-eyed fans have realised that the Doctor and the Master are stood next to what looks like the same plinth used in the 2017 build up teaser to unveiling Jodie as the 13th…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Ascension Of The Cybermen

    @missrori I’m not buying that the Irish Garda is a Doctor/Time Lord – despite some similarities with the Police Box visual. Otherwise why would he not regenerate when he was shot and fell from the cliff? As pointed out by¬†@jomomentor the recovery was more Captain Jack in style so lends itself more to him being a fixed point in time and immortal -…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Ascension Of The Cybermen

    I’m really not sure what to make of this episode, I’m not sure there was any particular pay off to it, it was just all building to next weeks big Doctor Who changing secret reveal. I know this is true of many 2-part finales, maybe it’s just because I’m nervous where Chibbs is going with his storyline…

    I liked the Irish bits, I’m assuming they…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic The Haunting of Villa Diodati

    @ollie14 unless the Doctor ignoring Jack and giving the Cyberman what he wanted is what creates the Timeless Child, or the Doctor discovers the only way to fix the mess she has created is to find the Timeless Child? Maybe for a change they won’t ‘reboot the universe’ in the last 5 minutes of the finale and carry forward the story into next season…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic The Haunting of Villa Diodati

    Good episode overall, I like it when they link real history to a Doctor Who story like that – showing how Shelley died for example was an interesting new trick (Whittaker seems to be very ‘hands on’ this series – won’t be long until she’s doing the Vulcan nerve pinch to subdue an enemy). A quick look at Wikipedia confirms that is how he died…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Praxeus

    @nerys I’ve done some digging and it seems there was a throw away line from Capaldi in Extremis that the Time Lord killing weapon would “stop both hearts, and all three brainstems” which could indicate they have 3 brains or at least 3 connections to a single brain, but it’s not exactly conclusive as there is also a reference to Missy referring to…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Praxeus

    @bluesqueakpip the reverse of the materialisation trick was also used at the end of Blink too, so I didn’t have any particular issue with the Tardis landing around some one, I’m sure it’s happened other times too.

    Another thing that came back to me about this episode was the reference to the Doc having two brains, I don’t recall this ever being…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Praxeus

    @bluesqueakpip I thought brother too from the reaction. I don’t know at it is, as I say maybe it’s just because DW has become so PC lately it all feels too forced and box ticking. I just think they haven’t found a balance between the stories and the lectures that all other recent Doctor’s have managed. To be fair the episode didn’t have my…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Praxeus

    They were definitely going for a Hitchcock vibe in this episode, and back to the topical lecture of the week format that has dogged the 13th Doctors tenure…

    To be fair though I actually liked this episode more than some of the previous lectures/sermons given in previous episodes, it was a little less on the nose and a bit more organic – like…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Fugitive of the Judoon

    @blenkinsopthebrave you saw McGann regenerate directly into Hurt in Night of the Doctor so can’t be that…

  • Psymon replied to the topic Spoilers (4)

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  • Psymon replied to the topic Fugitive of the Judoon

    It wouldn’t be the first time a someone has lied about their status in the show to maintain a secret. I do believe JW will be around for at least one more series but I wouldn’t trust that just because she says – I remember relatively recently John Barrowman said he’s not been asked back and he doesn’t think he would ever reprise his role as…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Fugitive of the Judoon

    Another aspect of the episode I didn’t get thinking about it was the whole issue of 2 Doctors being together and even if 2 TARDISs are too close. This made no sense to me given there are lots of multi Doctor stories and the TARDIS has often parked right next to a previous version of itself? Gallifrey itself was saved by all 13 Doctors existing at…[Read more]

  • Psymon replied to the topic Fugitive of the Judoon

    Hi everyone, new here, but had to join up to discuss theories on this episode, finally a decent twist, genuine surprises, and a build to a great story arc for the rest of the series. I hope the awful Orphan 55 was just a blip we can all forget about…

    Anyway onto my thoughts about this episode…

    Firstly I saw a chameleon arch coming a mile…[Read more]

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