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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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Fairyliz · 04/11/2018 20:43

Yes I agree its rubbish. So earnest, preachy and politically correct.

I assume when the daleks arrive they will come in different shades of metal will be unisex and lecture us on all of the space debris.


kalinkafoxtrot45 · 04/11/2018 20:45

I’m enjoying the new series, much more than I expected to.


Greensleeves · 04/11/2018 20:46

No peachgreen, my criticism of JW's whiney little-girl voice isn't misogynistic Confused

I find her, as I find many women who talk and behave like little girls for effect, bloody irritating. I would have loved to have seen a female Doctor with a bit of oomph.


woodhill · 04/11/2018 20:47

I thought the comments about the mans casual sex accidental pregnancy was also inappropriate with children watching


SoupDragon · 04/11/2018 20:48

every complaint about Jodie on this thread is misogynistic in tone ("too breathy", "whiny little girl voice", "gushy", "need someone with gravitas")

🙄 or maybe people don't like gushy breathy whining.

How about comparing about her dithering? Is that allowed?


Littlebird88 · 04/11/2018 20:48

my 10 year old loves it.
I thought it was drivel tonight.
utter drivel


GabsAlot · 04/11/2018 20:49

i dont mind jodie shes manic enough but im not feeling the writing

rosa was good but the rest meh


cariadlet · 04/11/2018 20:49

I'm so old that John Pertwee is "my" Doctor, and Jo Grant and Sarah Jane are "my" companions.

I quite like this series. I got bored with the ones with the long and over-complicated story arcs.

This is the first series that I've managed to persuade dp and our teenage dd to watch with me. dp likes Bradley Walsh and dd likes the humour and also really enjoyed the Rosa Parks episode.


GabsAlot · 04/11/2018 20:50

and the doctor has always hated guns thats not new at all


Runnynosehunny · 04/11/2018 20:50

They should change the name to Dr Woke.


BentNeckLady · 04/11/2018 20:54

I'm enjoying it but every episode I get more fucked off with being preached at... they don't need to ram how woke they are down my throat every damn week. All I want is exciting stories and escapism, not a fucking lecture.


LipstickHandbagCoffee · 04/11/2018 20:55

They should change the name to Dr Woke.
Why?what am I missing...


Twosmirkingducks · 04/11/2018 20:56

In thought men giving birth to boys and women to girls was reinforcing gender stereotypes 😀. The writing is so full of agenda there’s barely room for a story. Hate it more than I can articulate. The writing in the past was getting so complex it needed a PhD in quantum mechanics to unravel at times, but this has gone so far the other way it’s risible. It should be enjoyable at different levels for both children and adults but this has gone beyond stupid. I have no objection whatsoever to a woman Doctor but can’t buy into JW in the role. She’s got no charisma, mystique, gravitas at the appropriate moments etc. She’s just too ‘earthly’ I just wanted great stories like Blink and a believable Doctor.
Also read there’s no Christmas special this year because they’ve run out of ideas. That is frankly pathetic. Coming up with a good Christmas episode shouldn’t be beyond the ability of a decent creative writer. Grrrrrrrrrrr.


ferretyfeet · 04/11/2018 21:00

bring back the Cybermen..w
nd of course the Daleks


Bubblysqueak · 04/11/2018 21:00

I'm really enjoying it. I loved David Tennant and Christopher Eccleston but stopped watching it when the next Dr came along.
I'll definitely keep watching.


ByGaslight · 04/11/2018 21:01

She has potential but the Dr character is one note at the moment, no darkness. Too much mugging like - and dressing like - a 1970s kids TV presenter.

Too many companions and too long episodes. Simple but not good stories. They're often flat and like plonking lectures at assembly-time.

I loved the reboot when Russell T Davies got his hands on it but I looked back to see the Chibnall episodes in earlier series and they were all the disappointing ones. Broadchurch was pretty dull and drawn out as well, he's no great TV writer.

The best things have been the woman who died in the first episode, the titles graphic, and Sheffield.


PolkadotsAndMoonbeams · 04/11/2018 21:03

I quite like her, and don't mind the companions (although I do occasionally forgetto keep track of one).

The giving birth was ridiculous. If they had to cut into the "birth sac", where were his internal fluids leaking from, and what was the point of him going into 'labour'?


GerdaLovesLiIi · 04/11/2018 21:03

I like her. I'm dreading next week's futzing about with history.


woodhill · 04/11/2018 21:04

Yes the guilt about the empire will be rammed down our throats


ScoobyGangMember · 04/11/2018 21:04

It's really awful. I blame the writers, though. Are they sixth formers?


jacksonmaine · 04/11/2018 21:05

Yep. I turned off after half of the first episode.


Oblomov18 · 04/11/2018 21:05

Not enjoying it. Wanted to. Just haven't.


Sharingplatter · 04/11/2018 21:06

We love it in our house! Always sit down as a family to watch. The Rosa episode was amazing. I hated Capaldi, Jodie and these episodes remind me of the time of Matt Smith and David Tennant.


Walkingdeadfangirl · 04/11/2018 21:08

Watched it because it was a woman, have given up because its PC shite. Doctor Who is supposed to be a scary sci-fi alien fighting fantasy. Not a 3rd wave feminist socially correct neo liberal PC drama. I mean she cant even call her sonic screw driver a screw driver. WTF.

The Doctor never carried a gun but he was never a pacifist. What is that all about? And what the hell has happened to the Chrismas Day special, it has been moved so it doesn't offend anyone. [face palm]

I give up.


agedknees · 04/11/2018 21:10

I’ve been watching old Dr. Who’s in the afternoon (that’s what retired people do). David Tennant was outstanding. These new ones are just boring.

Love Eccleston as well.

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