The Gallifreyan Embassy
Home of the Doctor Who podcast DOCTOR WHO: PODSHOCK
Advertising | Donate | Feedback | New Website | Podshock | Shop | Forum | Media Gallery | Web Resources | Polls
 Gallifreyan Embassy 3.0  
  • Doctor Who: Podshock 305 - Interviews with Peter Howell and Ron Katz
  • Five Years of The Cultdom Collective Podcast!
  • The Official BBC Teaser Promo Video for the New 2014 Series [VIDEO]
  • How do you rate Doctor Who: The Claws of Axos? (5=Fantastic)
  • Doctor Who: Podshock 304 - 'The Claws of Axos' is Reviewed
  • New Doctor Who Series Launch Confirmed for August and Teaser Promo Video
  • How do you rate Doctor Who: The Invasion of Time? (5=Fantastic)
  • Doctor Who: Podshock 303 - 'The Invasion of Time' is Reviewed
  • Dozens of Doctor Who guests converge on Long Island this November!
  • Doctor Who: Podshock 302 - Terry Walsh Interviewed

  •  Topics  
    Home
    Doctor Who News (188/0)
    DW: Podshock (201/0)
    DW Reviews (33/0)
    Torchwood (15/0)
    Sarah Jane Adven... (13/0)
    General News (29/0)
    Embassy News (19/0)
    Editorials (5/0)
    Alien Tech (2/0)

     Extra! Extra!  

    Become a Podshock Supporting Subscriber


     Randomizer  
    Doctor Who Ties
    Doctor Who Ties
    Browse Album

     User Functions  
    :

    :


    Lost your password?

     Support Podshock  

    This site and our podcast are free to use and listen to respectively. Though there are costs involved in maintaining and producing both. If you like, please make a donation to help offset these costs and to help ensure that we can continue to bring you both. Thank you so much.

    You can make a one time donation of any amount you like using the above "Donate" button. If you rather make an annual recurring donation of $25 (that is less than 50 cents a week), use the "Subscribe" button below.

    Save big on toys & collectibles at Entertainment Earth! CLICK HERE for Doctor Who, Star Wars, Buffy, Ozzy, Spider-Man, & more!


     Events  
    There are no upcoming events

     Audible UK  

    Dr Who Audio Downloads from audible.co.uk


     DWNY  
    DWNY

     Ads by Google  

     Older Stories  
    Wednesday 06-May
  • In Russell/Moffat We Trust Shirts and More (1)

  • Tuesday 05-May
  • Join Us for Our Second Second Life Meet Up (3)

  • Friday 01-May
  • Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 147 (0)

  • Wednesday 29-Apr
  • Sonic Newsdriver for the Week of the 27th of April 2009 (0)

  • Saturday 25-Apr
  • Who Party 14 Toronto Doctor Who Convention (0)
  • Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 146 (1)

  • Thursday 23-Apr
  • Sonic Newsdriver and Hoo on Who for the Week of the 20 April 2009 (0)
  • Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 145 (4)

  • Wednesday 15-Apr
  • Three New Producers Announced (0)

  • Saturday 11-Apr
  • Planet Of The Dead Canadian air date confirmed (0)

  • Tuesday 07-Apr
  • Doctor Who: Podshock Recognized as Best Podcast (1)
  • Sonic Newsdriver for the Week of the 5th of April 2009 (0)

  • Wednesday 01-Apr
  • Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 144 (5)

  • Friday 20-Mar
  • Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 143 (3)
  • Hitchhiker's Guide to British Sci-Fi - Episode 3 (1)

  •  Notice  

    Doctor Who and the TARDIS are owned and trademarked by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The Gallifreyan Embassy and the Doctor Who: Podshock podcast are not connected to the BBC in any way. No infringement is intended.



     

     
     Home »  The Paul McGann Era »  Doctor Crossover?
    Prev Topic Next Next Topic Printable Version
    Doctor Crossover? Views: 3087
     Wednesday, July 26 2006 @ 03:42 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  Louis]
    [Quote  by:  jeffreysg] I'm seriously thinking that the third season will end with a cliffhanger. The Doctor will meet another timelord or as a last scene he will land on a planet and discover it's Gallifrey, and populated.


    Eek! You mean the Doctor can travel to other planets? Razz


    Louis,

    Don't you remember that the Doctor replaced the Randomizer with the Economizer, to save on his rising fuel costs after he lost access to that free power source on Gallifrey: the Eye of Harmony! So now he has to fuel up like the rest of us...

    Taras

    Daleks don't accept apologies! YOU WILL BE EXTERMINATED!
      Profile    PM    Email    Website 
     Quote 
     
     Wednesday, July 26 2006 @ 03:47 PM EDT


    Ahh... that would explain why they keep showing up in Cardiff... it's that rift they are constantly filling up on.

    Cheers,
    Louis

    ☛ Follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/LouisTrapani ♥ ♥
      Profile    PM    Email    Website 
     Quote 
     
     Wednesday, July 26 2006 @ 04:12 PM EDT
    So, anyone else with crossover theories?

      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Wednesday, July 26 2006 @ 06:11 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  That Neil Guy] I had a thought after a recent episode of The Whocast...

    If there's a Torchwood in the alternate universe, it implies that there's a Doctor over there, too, to initiate its establishment. So what if, to give one example, in that universe the Doctor never fell off his exercycle to turn into Sylvester McCoy? If we visit that universe again, we could run into Colin Baker as the Doctor, naturally aged because he hasn't regenerated yet...

    It'll never happen, but it's fun to think about.


    One could say that all the Big Finish Doctor Who Unbound stories could be set in this alternative universe! Also, i wonder if Rose has thought of this and would seek out that universe's doctor? It does open up a creative realm of fiction and story ideas.

    "...edible ball bearings...genius!"
      Profile    PM    Email    Website 
     Quote 
     
     Thursday, February 15 2007 @ 10:54 PM EST
    There's always YouTube!

    The Ten Doctors trailer (long)
    Shorter version.

    -cs™

    http://twitter.com/Smittmaestro
      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Friday, February 16 2007 @ 06:34 AM EST
    [Quote  by:  jeffreysg] So, anyone else with crossover theories?
    I tend to agree that anything other than McGann isn't a) possible and b) reasonable.

    And I think there are so many possibilities here. One is an encounter with something that de-ages him. It's been established in a Sixth Doctor comic adventure (to the extent that a comic adventure establishes anything) that de-aging the Doctor makes him go backwards through his regenerations. So we could de-age to McGann. This way you could have McGann with the current Tennant companion--something that would be contracturally easier than having to substitute both the Doctor and the companion.

    Another possibility would involve some sorta interstitial phenomenon--a "crack" in time. Ten could simply find something in the universe which lets him look back at Eight. I mean, if you think about it, the tech on the SS Madame du Pompadour would do exactly that, if applied to the Doctor's life, instead of Reinette's.

    A simpler thing would just be to simply have, without any real explanation at all, a McGann adventure. Don't even tie it to Tennant. Granted, that's not really a crossover, per se, but it does give us a past Doctor adventure.

    Similarly, you could just have a little opening narrative from Tennant where he basically just says, "I remember the last time I faced these villains . . ." This would seem perfect for double-banking time. I mean, we had a virtually Tennant-less "Love and Monsters". Who's to say Season Four's double-banking episode couldn't be a full-on McGann adventure?

    "I think of myself as ambitious in casting terms, and I know that Bonnie [Langford] has the potential to make the part totally unirritating . . ." — JNT, 1986
      Profile    PM    Email    Website 
     Quote 
     
     Friday, February 16 2007 @ 11:22 AM EST
    I had thought that if we could do a "special" like the 5 Doctors with all 10 in it, why not commission it to be an animated full length special?

    This way they could animate each Doctor in their prime and the surviving actors/companions can all provide their voices. I would love to see that!

    As for 9 being newly Regenerated in Rose, I don't get that impression. I always felt that after the Time War he travelled alone and probably didn't bother to take much notice in his appearance, etc. It wasn't until he met Rose and she started bringing him around that he did. I mean, I think it was established that Rose had an effect on 10's accent, so why not him bringing up a little more style in his clothing and appearance as well.

    I love when 9 is asking her to come in Rose at the end and he seems so guarded of his feelings when he says "I don't know, you could come with me?"

    Check out HOO on WHO, my podcast devoted to the review of Classic series Doctor Who DVD's. http://www.hooonwho.com
      Profile    PM    Email    Website 
     Quote 
     
     Saturday, February 17 2007 @ 03:43 AM EST
    You know, if they do a rewrite on "The Dark Dimension", they could have any doctor from 4 to 8, with the tenth playing the the role originally meant for the 7th. Martha would take over for Ace.
    I think it would be great to get Tom Baker back. Seeing him with Martha would be interesting...

    Would be a great way to have this instead of the regular filler we might be getting.

    Of course, where Rose is, they could have Doctors 4-8 pop up. Wouldn't that be something?

      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Saturday, February 17 2007 @ 12:39 PM EST
    [Quote  by:  Louis]At this point, I think Paul McGann is the only one that could pull it off really... Perhaps McCoy. All the other living actors don't really look like they did during their tenure as the Doctor.

    The other advantage McGann has is that we only saw him as the Doctor in his first regeneration story. Since we never saw him regenerate into the 9th Doctor, he could have aged naturally in the form of the 8th Doctor before he regenerated into the 9th... So even if McGann is now ten years older, it would still work.

    Cheers,
    Louis


    I think this is a key problem - Seven, Eight and Nine are "achievable" age-wise but anyone else would be kind of tough.

    There's a bigger problem from my POV though that dramatically multi-doctor stories feel shallow and contrived. The Two Doctors probably hung together best as a reason out of all of the stories we've seen so far but even that story felt weak to me.

    I'd love to see Chris or Paul back for more but I think a TV movie spin-off or some such would be better than a multi-doctor story to achieve this in.

      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Saturday, February 17 2007 @ 05:26 PM EST
    Yeah many of the multi-Doctor stories, played like a music group reuniting and just playing their greatest hits.

    Susan fell and twisted her ankle, 3rd said 'reverse the polarity of the neutron flow' and 2nd said 'when I say run run like a rabbit.'

    Hurndall as 1st did tell Tegan not to call him Doc, which was one of Hartnell's lines. I liked Hurndall's turn as The 1st Doctor but he didn't really display Hartnell's tetchiness.

    -cs™

    http://twitter.com/Smittmaestro
      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Friday, May 18 2007 @ 02:11 AM EDT
    I vote that Charles Dance (see him in "Bleak House") could be the 1st Doctor as a slightly younger & stronger man, and... here's an oddly suitable choice... Derek Jacoby as the 2nd Doctor (although he could arguably do equally well as the Monk)... lol I don't know that he has ever played humour, but he might be open to the opportunity. He also has the hair style, height, dramatic (when it counts) power, furrowing brow, and sparkling eyes to be Doctor #2. Just see him in "I, Claudius" or "Cadfael". There are many actors that could pull off Doctors 5 and 6 I suppose, and McCoy, McGann, and Eccleston are all still perfect for their roles. That just leaves the hardest two of all to recast... #3 and (especially) iconic #4.

      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Friday, May 18 2007 @ 03:22 AM EDT
    And Jesse Spencer from House MD can be the Fifth Doctor!

    Of course that'll PO Peter Davison. "Hey I'm still alive!"

    -cs™

    http://twitter.com/Smittmaestro
      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Friday, May 18 2007 @ 03:35 AM EDT
    Oh, he definitely is! I love him in "the Last Detective". The only problem is that when one is talking of the 5th Doctor, one of his defining characteristics is his youth and short lifespan (i.e. the candle that burns twice as brightly burns half as long). He was one of the youngest at both post and pre regeneration... so far. That is what makes him such a brilliant contradictory foil to the 1st Doctor (as in "the Five Doctors"), not unlike what #2 and #3 share. If the 5th Doctor was to make a reappearance, he should once again be that youngish, sporty, athletic, inscure incarnation that Peter made so endearing!!!

      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     
     Wednesday, August 01 2007 @ 05:55 PM EDT
    Since it's a sci-fi show, anything is possible. You could even bring back Tom Baker and say that some villain has momentarily aged him 30 or so years (hey, i do believe it's been done before) for the length of that story arch.

    Nevertheless, my personal preference would be to see McGann appear for two or three episodes. I know it's possible and maybe even preferable to some to have McGann appear in a separate story thread, but the greatest joy I got out of the multi-doctor stories was seeing how all of doctors interacted with each other. Would they like each other? Would they lock horns like #2 and #3? If I was RTD, I would be very interested in seeing how such a complex relationship would be played out.

    On a side note, does anyone know if there's been a story written where doctor #2 and #4 met? I keep thinking I read one a long time ago, but I'm not sure anymore.


      Profile    PM    Email    Website 
     Quote 
     
     Wednesday, August 01 2007 @ 09:33 PM EDT
    I think that one could bring back McCoy, McGann or Ecclestone. Baker, Baker or Davidson would be harder due to their more severe change in appearance since they were seen to regenerate.

    I think inclusion of 'past doctors' would be a really satisfactory way of using the "curretnt Doctor lite" episode that is shot concurrently with another story.


    In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed are Kings
      Profile    PM    Email   
     Quote 
     

     
    Topic Legend:
    Normal Topic Normal Topic
    Locked Topic Locked Topic
    Sticky Topic Sticky Topic
    New Post New Post
    Sticky Topic W/ New Post Sticky Topic W/ New Post
    Locked Topic W/ New Post Locked Topic W/ New Post
    Subscribe to this topic Subscribe to this topic
    You may not post messages
    Full HTML is allowed
    Words are censored