There’s a few things I really look forward to every year. One of the big ones is the start of a new season of my favorite show: Doctor Who. Now, I’m not one of those people that just started watching a few years back when the quirky attractive guy was playing. I’ve been watching it for a good portion of my life starting WAY back with the 4th Doctor played by the brilliant Tom Baker. Not to get all hipster but I was a Whovian before it was cool. Anyway, this season premier was a particularly big deal because a new Doctor was starting. I had everything ready for it. I was wearing my Doctor Who shirt and we had prepared a big batch of fishfingers and custard (tastier than it sounds, believe it or not). Five minutes before the show was ready to start, **blip**, the power goes out. Fortunately, it came back on before the show was over….ten minutes before it ended. Thankfully, modern technology is modern and I was able to watch it the next morning on demand. Wasn’t as much fun (first world problems, I know) but still, it was great.
Interestingly enough, I had a couple of emails and messages asking my opinion on the new season. Peter Capaldi, the new actor, was fantastic. His take really reminds me of the 4th Doctor and I’m looking forward to the darker, less flirty Doctor. Side Note/fun fact, Capaldi chose the Doctor’s outfit based on his feeling that it would be easier for plans to dress up as. That’s freaking awesome. As far as the episode itself, some people didn’t like the plot but, personally, I thought it was a perfect episode for introducing a new Doctor. It really gave him a chance to shine but didn’t overshadow the regeneration. I think this is going to be a great season. The new episode, features the Daleks, is tomorrow night.
I could go on and on but that would probably kill my page views. On to the questions!
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