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     Saturday, November 15 2008 @ 11:07 AM EST
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    [Quote  by:  Idiom] You've picked the two stories which I feel would really benefit from new CGI effects on the DVDs

    When they put the enhanced CGI effects on the DVDs, do you have the option of watching with the original effects if you want? Or can you only see the new effects?

    Yes, this is usually an option. You can watch with or without the new CGI effects.

    What the Restoration Team often does is try to fix stuff like bad chromakeying, etc., like on Robot, where I remember the legs of the robot disappearing when I watched it on TV in the late seventies, but it is fixed on the DVD.

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     Saturday, November 15 2008 @ 02:38 PM EST
    ... And they didn't remove the hand holding down the pillow in "The Pyramids of Mars" (R-1) when Sutech stands. If there are improvements like that on the DVDs why didn't they fix that?

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     Saturday, December 20 2008 @ 10:39 AM EST
    Some interesting hints in the Christmas Radio Times. Firstly, that the next (second) special will feature the Doctor without his TARDIS. Secondly, that next Christmas (2009) the Gate is waiting for the Doctor.

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     Monday, December 22 2008 @ 01:59 PM EST
    Todays advent calender is a tease of the Christmas Episode Podcast. This I believe is region locked. Now it says on there that they tease about easter but from listening to it, there is possibly a big spoiler on this snippet then on what Julie Gardener says on here is a 2 part finale to the specials. This may mean we get a Christmas Special and then a New Years Day special to say goodbye to Tennant.

    I know this says spoilers but I am gonna try and hide what was said.

    RTD asked Julie Gardner if she knew what the Nimon where. She said no it sounds like a musical instrument. She goes on to say they can only tease as to what the 2 part finale will be as they have discussed a few things. Russell then says well then you know what a Nimon is. He does of course go on to say its not written so things may change.

    Sounds interesting.

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     Monday, December 22 2008 @ 02:46 PM EST

    Some of RTD's thoughts here:-

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     Friday, January 30 2009 @ 10:02 AM EST
    [Quote  by:  romana_II] I don't want the story with Paul McGann to be pure flashback anymore.

    This maybe my fangirl talking, but we only have limited time for Ten.
    So my hopes for the possible Time war story is this: Multi doctor story with Eight and Ten, taking place in the Time War (is a few flashbacks) and Ten's regeneration caused by Ten sacrificing himself to save Gallifrey and the Time Lords.

    This is what I want ^_^
    If it happens that is another story.

    Sounds good to me!! Big Grin

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     Thursday, February 19 2009 @ 04:35 AM EST
    Lindsay Duncan will play an older (she's 58) companion in the second special. More information here.
    In the article it states that she'll be "the Doctor's cleverest companion yet". I'm assuming it means of the new series rather than that she'll be even more of a genius than Zoe or Romana but who knows.

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     Saturday, February 21 2009 @ 05:12 PM EST
    Catherne Tate? That would be spectacular. I hate how Donna was written out and lov her character and how Tate played her. I also think if the Doc is going to regenerate, its so much more fun to see the reactions of people who knew him as it happens right in front of them. Perhaps the actual rgeneration will trigger her memories and also heal her at the same time. Perhaps Martha will be around. So we know that he will regenerate in one of these things.

    Frankly I have LOW hopes for thes stories as RTD is still involved in them. I also know that UNIT will be involved and that could be good (as in the two part Sontaran story) or bad (as in the Master story).

    As for the Master: I hope he does not return if it will be Jon Simms. I hated that portrayal and hated t that two parter. Derek Jacobi? Bring him on. Or any NEW slant on the Master that doesn't involved the awful writing we were forced to watch at the end of season 3. So unles something serouly scary,diffrent, or new is done iwth theMaster, let him ad all the time lords stay dead!

    I actually think they will be doing a Gallifrey story some time soon. It's the only thing RTD hasn't done, a full story set on Gallifrey and I can see his tick off list having that on it. Maybe a TV version of LUNGBarrow, the novel with plenty of people around to see he Doc regenerate: maybe even Leela, Sarah, Martha, Jack, etc. Somehow I think it will all be a big mess.

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     Saturday, February 21 2009 @ 05:15 PM EST
    Ah almost forgot: I doubt that there will be any long flashback story with any past Doctor, especialy 8. Now I love 8 and Paul McGann, however, when the TV movie came out, many, including RTD, were critical of it and of him (QUEER AS FOLK, the original or maybe the second season of RTD's version has the character say that Paul McGann as the DOctor doesn't count). Frankly, they will stay on the Doc theyhave. I'd love to see a multi Doctor story, with others played 1,2,3 or CGIing them and with 4,5,6,,7 and 8 and 9. But I seriously doubt that they could pull that off nd have a good story to boot.

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     Sunday, February 22 2009 @ 05:43 AM EST
    [Quote  by:  Chase]... many, including RTD, were critical of it and of him (QUEER AS FOLK, the original or maybe the second season of RTD's version has the character say that Paul McGann as the DOctor doesn't count).

    Now, other than a line RTD wrote for a character in a show he wrote, do you have any proof that RTD doesn't actually like the 8th Doctor? I can think of several occasions where RTD has described his love of the 8th Doctor and the 'TV Movie'. The line in Queer as Folk was just that.... a fictional line spoken by a fictional character.

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     Wednesday, April 08 2009 @ 05:42 PM EDT

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     Thursday, April 09 2009 @ 11:29 AM EDT
    We have some confirmation about Bernard Cribbins returning to the show. He's playing Donna's Grandfather again.

    Arrow DIGITAL SPY: Cribbins to be new "Doctor Who" companion

    The article reports that this was mentioned on BBC Breakfast so there is probably some truth to this.


    On to other news.

    David Tennant admits he cried when he read the script for his final "Doctor Who" scene. Here is a link to the story from BBC Newsbeat

    Arrow Tennant cried over final "Doctor Who" scene

    "Make your last move, Doctor. Make your LAST move." The Celestial Toymaker to the Doctor in "The Celestial Toymaker: The Final Test"
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     Thursday, April 09 2009 @ 01:36 PM EDT
    Yes, RTD loves the 8th Doctor now but years ago just after the TV movie, he was pretty critical of it IIRC but yeah, he's said some nice things now

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     Thursday, April 09 2009 @ 01:37 PM EDT
    Ahh, so RTD wsnt to have a bit of a last chance for bit of a laugh as he sends off the 10th Doctor. Let's hope we're not laughing too too much at how lame it will be. Hopefully it will be really really good like DOOMSDAY and the last Chris Ecclesson story which sent him off well. RTD can do it h'e 's just not proven it to me in a long time.

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     Thursday, April 09 2009 @ 08:33 PM EDT

    Here we go again...

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