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To think the new Dr Who is totally shite

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Bearbehind · 04/11/2018 19:28

The first female doctor - such an opportunity yet it’s been wasted - she’s crap.

Completely overacted in every single episode.

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mrsmuddlepies · 04/11/2018 19:45

I think Phoebe Waller Bridge (Fleabag and Killing Eve) would have been brilliant. She was made for the part!


VictoriaBun · 04/11/2018 19:46

Agree with the consensus. Crap. Especially this evening's one.


SD1978 · 04/11/2018 19:48

It's lost the light hearted. I've watched every other series with DC (6) this one- nope. Too many dead people, and realistic horror. Much prefer the slightly ridiculousness of other series.


DammitOedipus · 04/11/2018 19:49

Tonight's episode is crap. A pregnant man?! How bloody inclusive do we need to be? I'm all for representation, but this is overboard and feels so preachy.


derxa · 04/11/2018 19:50

I'm watching the end and it does seem to be very 'inclusive' I last saw DW when the Daleks frightened the bejeesus out of me. I don't get it


GraceMarks · 04/11/2018 19:51

I see next week they're going to go to India in 1947. I bet that won't be at all preachy or over-earnest.


Greensleeves · 04/11/2018 19:51

I was excited about a female doctor, but she's bloody unbearable. Whiney little-girl voice. I wish it had been someone with a bit of presence. Like Olivia Colman maybe.

Agree about the try-hard storylines as well. Boring as fuck


Tahani · 04/11/2018 19:52

The iPhone equivalent of Cern??
Oh fuck off would the Dr say that


frothy · 04/11/2018 19:52

The Rosa Parks episode was fantastic


woodhill · 04/11/2018 19:55

Oh come on Grace lol


TheFirstOHN · 04/11/2018 19:55

I think Jodie Whittaker is doing the best she can with the script she has been given.
I preferred Steven Moffat & Russell T Davies.


CoolCarrie · 04/11/2018 19:56

I loved Christopher Eccleston as the doctor, and everything else he has been in, and David Tennent was brilliant too, but the next two were irritating, except for the Van Gogh episode, and unfortunately Jodie has been disappointing so far.


StripySocksAndDocs · 04/11/2018 19:56

Totally disagree. Even if because so far no long preachy monologues. Certainly not missing Moffet's pretend complixity. (That he described as clever and intellectual anyone not liking it were presumably "fairly stupid people").

Doctor Who has always had bits about morals or history. The Doctors always over the top and a bit manic. Plus was and really is supposed to be a bit silly.


MenstruatorExtraordinaire · 04/11/2018 19:56

I'd have liked someone bonkers like Helena Bonham Carter. Or Angela Oh, Fiona Shaw or Jodie Comer having seen them in Killing Eve.


mateysmum · 04/11/2018 19:59

Agreed. Too preachy, too many companions and too much overacting.

I need a bit more depth in the plots, the scripts and the characters. I know it's not Shakespeare, but I'm struggling to feel empathy with this lot.

I reckon Yaz could be a great companion, but Jodie seems to always talking AT her companions in a shouty lecturing way. The young guy doesn't seem to have a real purpose yet, If he wasn't there I'm not sure I'd notice.


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Twosmirkingducks · 04/11/2018 20:01

It’s sooooo grim. 53 years I’ve watched Dr Who but I’m done. I can’t watch them wreck it any further.


Twosmirkingducks · 04/11/2018 20:02

The writing is risible.


LipstickHandbagCoffee · 04/11/2018 20:04

Jodie is a fine actor and a great dr who


Oldraver · 04/11/2018 20:06

She's too breathy and shouty and runs around too much


jakscrakers · 04/11/2018 20:06

I keep watching expecting it to improve and it just gets worse, but at the same time I can't turn it off arghhhhh


rosy71 · 04/11/2018 20:08

I am enjoying the new doctor. We've loved all the episodes so far but I must admit, I wasn't very keen on tonight's. Hopefully it was just a one off!


Mum2jenny · 04/11/2018 20:08

The latest Dr Who is very poor imo but I just don't watch it. The 'OFF' switch is there for a reason.


BitchyChuckle · 04/11/2018 20:09

We love it


GrumpyOlderBloke · 04/11/2018 20:10

Bring back William Hartnell?

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