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Old 12-09-18, 05:47 PM
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

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Lovely. Not only are Chibnall and Whittaker continuing their insult by not quitting, they're delaying production for no clear reason.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

An to top it off, a completely lackluster finale to a big disappointment of a series.

The only intriquing part of the finale for me were the two Ux. Based on their capabilities and their glowy eyes, I thought they may be ancient founders of Gallifrey.

Speaking of, where is Gallifrey these days?

The end of the series headed in a good direction, but unfortunately for me the finale didnít continue the trend. Aside from a theme of family, I donít feel like this series was about much. The only episode that might have me wanting to have a rewatch was the previous one, but the troll guy with the balloon and frog were low points.

I really hope they can turn things around for the next series. Especially since it appears they have ample time to pull together...10 episodes?
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

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Speaking of, where is Gallifrey these days?
I have no fucking clue.

I think that Moff might have brought it back at the end of series nine, but Iím not sure what the exact status is. That episode was complete ass following up the excellent ďHeaven Sent.Ē
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

That didn't do much for me at all. Mark Addy was completely wasted here.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

This show is killing me. Just not getting into it. Other than Rosa and Ker-Blam, I just have not been entertained or informed like previous seasons.

UPDATE: Graham shooting Toothy in the foot “Just to shut him up. Don’t tell the Doctor” was pretty funny.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

Maybe I'm just more easily entertained than some here, but I thought the finale was good. It wasn't the best finale ever, but it did good to bring about a loose "arc" for this series.

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Speaking of, where is Gallifrey these days?
It was last seen existing at the end of the universe (time-wise) to hide from its enemies (i.e. nearly everyone). It's technically still there, but I don't think The Doctor is in any hurry to return to it.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

I feel this was fairly terrible season. The writing and music were the biggest issues for me.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

New Year's big bad pretty much confirmed....

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Tonight: Resolution

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I enjoyed the episode. Best use of a Dalek in a while.

Nothing until 2020. RTD spoiled us with a yearly series (for 4 years) and two spin-off series.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

With all the promotion of it being a special New Year’s episode, I wish that aspect had more importance to the actual story rather than fill dialogue and final narration.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

I thought all the stuff with Ryan's dad dragged it down.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

Originally Posted by The Infidel View Post
I thought all the stuff with Ryan's dad dragged it down.
Odd - I enjoyed that a lot more than the Dalek plot!

I think it was inferred (too much since I had to assume) that those boxes had Dalek parts in them. Otherwise, apparently you can create a Daley exoskeleton in a barn with some spare tractor parts and without the help of The A-Team or Top Gear.

I did like the lone Dalek aspect, but Jodie only had a good 5-10 seconds of true horror and rage for the Dalek, but there was some promise. Their mutual disgust of each other didnít really come through.

I didnít like how she paused late to have a quick meeting to check how much warning she had provided before taking action.

I was thinking Ryanís dad would be sucked out, and Ryan, Graham and Yaz would therefore all decide to leave. Good opportunity to clean house!
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

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Can the Doctor get knocked up now? Are Timelords still born naturally? Has the show ever covered this?
Here's a better question. What happens if a
​​​​female timelord is pregnant and has to regenerate? 8 months pregnant (assuming similar gestation periods) and is severely injured.

What happens in that scenario?
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

Originally Posted by MScottM View Post
Here's a better question. What happens if a
​​​​female timelord is pregnant and has to regenerate? 8 months pregnant (assuming similar gestation periods) and is severely injured.

What happens in that scenario?
This is getting into the "what if you have a mogwai on a plane and are feeding it, and the plane changes time zones?" type quibbling.

However, in your example, why wouldn't a pregnant female Time Lord stay female when regenerating? It's been shown that the process is controlled somewhat, at least unconsciously, and isn't totally random, so it seems most likely the regenerated form would be female as well because of a need to preserve the infant.
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Re: Doctor Who (BBC America) -- Series 11 Discussion Thread -- Premieres 10/07/18

Originally Posted by MScottM View Post
Here's a better question. What happens if a
​​​​female timelord is pregnant and has to regenerate? 8 months pregnant (assuming similar gestation periods) and is severely injured.

What happens in that scenario?
Time Lords are sterile and reproduce artificially using decices called looms. Each Time Lord House has one of these looms that is used to grow new members of the family using genetic material.

This process has yet to be referenced on the television series, however, but it it has been featured heavily in the spin-off novels, comic books, and Big Finish audio dramas.

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