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Should I watch Doctor Who?

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Postby TehDonutKing » Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:10 pm

I said all I wanted in the title.
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Postby Mr. Tines » Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:43 pm

If you mean the classic stuff (up to Tom Baker), then yes.
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Postby child of Lilith » Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:18 pm

You should give it a go. From what I've heard it's pretty good.
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Alas, poor Aldric... you got 10 seconds in the next ep. B/

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Postby Alaska Slim » Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:51 am

Yes, just don't be bothered if you fail to keep up with the companion storylines, they can drive you insane if you let them.
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Postby master_lloyd » Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:27 am

Yes. NOW.
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Postby tomrule123 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:59 pm

Never saw it, needed to watch something I never watched before. I'll find a way to see it.

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Postby soul.assassin » Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:05 am

It annoys me that the local TV outfits haven't thought of bringing this series here in my country, what with people elsewhere singing praises for it.

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Postby Dirty Mick » Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:15 pm

The new series, the 9th Docrtor and up, is pretty fun to watch. I don't know much about the older series, apart from the movie, but I read the Tom Baker stuff is good.

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Postby drinian » Sun Sep 25, 2011 9:17 pm

I'd recommend watching a few of the classic series and then watching the new series, starting in 2005. Basically the entire Eccleston-Tennant period exists in the same continuity, so you get a lot more out of it by starting then.

My first episode was The Tomb of the Cybermen during the Troughton era. It's a good introduction to how the show started (and Matt Smith has been deliberately drawing from Troughton's Doctor as well). Then find a Pertwee episode and a Baker episode. That's enough to get you through the core of "classic" Who that the current writers are drawing from.

Then (unless you're really taken with it), start in 2005.

Oh, and Tom Baker's autobiography is just a really fun read if you like his personality on the show.
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Postby Sharaz Destler » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:29 am

Hi.

All I can say is, do it. You will not be sorry...as a matter of fact, you'll feel much better for it.

Trust me--I've been at it for upwards of 15 years now (since 1996).
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Postby Kaminoyouni » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:21 pm

Very much so, it's Fantastic!
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Postby drinian » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:26 pm

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Postby Kaminoyouni » Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:21 am

Not a half bad drink either
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