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The Plot, She Is Twisty

Just saw the Doctor Who season finale ... I think I may have hurt my neck following all those plot twists. And the whole time, I kept wondering, "What's with the 'silence will fall' bit? Who's mucking around with the TARDIS?" When the answer turned out to be (SPOILER): "They have no idea, tune in next season to find out!" I was actually very pleasantly surprised. I fully expected a "That's the end, see you next year with new companions and a new storyline..." ending, rather than for it to keep on going, so good on ya, Mr. Moffat.

Now, here's my wish list for the future:

1.) More multi-part cliffhangers! Nothing says Doctor Who like monsters creeping in, no possible escape, and that electric PKEEEEWWWWW!!! stinger.

2.) Just a touch less soppiness please. :) It's better than the RTD era, but could be better still. ;)

3.) Don't let Matt Smith leave the show for at least five years. He's brilliant. The perfect not-what-I-was-expecting-but-better Doctor.

4.) Bring back the Brig. Please, while you can! Nick Courtney's not exactly a spring chicken. I've heard he was in an episode of Sarah Jane, but those aren't playing over here!

Alas ... now what am I going to miss on Saturday nights until the new season gets here?

-The Gneech

PS: On a related topic, have all of the regenerations...

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huskyteer
Jul. 25th, 2010 08:46 am (UTC)
> 4.) Bring back the Brig. Please, while you can!

Yes! He was indeed in SJA and he was lovely, but I was astonished by his girth and I'm not sure how much longer we've got him for.

Matt Smith has really surprised me by turning out such a good Doctor. I'd really, really like an older guy next time though (as you say, however, let's hope Matt sticks around for a good long while).
tahamaki
Jul. 25th, 2010 04:10 pm (UTC)
I'm hoping Arthur Darvill will get title card billing in the new season..
silussa
Jul. 26th, 2010 05:14 am (UTC)
Does anyone else get the impression that each time the Doctor regenerates, it was done by someone who never watched any of the previous ones?
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