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     Tuesday, March 20 2007 @ 04:43 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  daveac]
    [Quote  by:  mad4plaid] haven't seen the final yet, but I expect to real soon. Has there been any word from ITV whether this show will get a second series? or if it was a one run and gone item?

    I really didn't expect to enjoy it, but I did - good fluff, no need to think, just enjoy.


    Yes I think the second series has been given the go-ahead - can't remember where I read that.


    quote 'I really didn't expect to enjoy it, but I did - good fluff, no need to think, just enjoy.'

    Yeh! not like with Torchwood where I kept thinking 'why did he/she do that' - and in Torchwood the word 'do' had a few meanings! Twisted Evil

    Cheers, daveac


    I think it all goes back to the expectations we had for Torchwood - and the fact that we know that RTD seems to have a meaning for everything in his shows (Saxon signs? Bad Wolf all over the place?).

    Hopefully no one will laugh at this, but I enjoyed this show the same way I enjoyed MacGyver - no thinking, just watch the science and action mix together and know that the brainy-characters are going to win in the end.

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     Tuesday, March 20 2007 @ 07:34 PM EDT
    I still haven't seen the final episode yet. The wife and I just watched ep. 5 and we both thought it was really good. I don't think this show is as "fluffy" as some of you have said. If this is fluff and Torchwood isn't, then call me a Fluffer....on second thought, Confused

    I'm going "Full Circle" and putting my avatar back to what it was when I first joined. :)
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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 02:22 AM EDT

    Fianlly got around to watching all 6 eps and it was suprisingly good. "Most" of the CGI was even shaded properly (unlike Torchwood). One thing that gets me is that I perfer Claudia Brown (Lucy Brown) to Abby Maitland (Hannah Spearritt), Lucy actually has a figure, perhaps it's just me Confused . As to a possible Doctor out of the mix I would suggest either Nick Cutter (Douglas Henshall) or James Lester (Ben Miller) as I believe that they just might have the chops for it.

    Cheers,
    Mike M.

    I'm a Time Traveler, I point and laugh at archaeologist.
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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 06:33 AM EDT
    [Quote  by:  merlin_mccarley]
    One thing that gets me is that I perfer Claudia Brown (Lucy Brown) to Abby Maitland (Hannah Spearritt), Lucy actually has a figure, perhaps it's just me Confused
    Cheers,
    Mike M.


    It ain't just you. I think Claudia Brown is gorgeous! Abby... well, I wouldn't say no, but she looks like an emaciated boy in comparison.

    Claudia reminds me of Ace, sometimes, in her face and figure, so yeah, that'd be my choice.

    Sean.

    One solid hope is worth a cartload of uncertainties.
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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 09:49 AM EDT
    [Quote  by:  merlin_mccarley]
    As to a possible Doctor out of the mix I would suggest either Nick Cutter (Douglas Henshall) or James Lester (Ben Miller) as I believe that they just might have the chops for it.

    Cheers,
    Mike M.


    I wouldn't mind seeing Douglas Henshall, as an option for the Doctor, but speaking/writing completely superficially, I'd much rather watch James Murray play the doctor. I've seen him in other dramas (one w/ Keely Hawes comes to my mind, something about under some sort of tree, I just forget the name). Anywho, I think that he may have the talent, they are just using him as eye-candy right now (as a foil to Abby or Claudia, depending on your point of view).

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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 10:39 AM EDT
    [Quote  by:  seanhuxter]
    It ain't just you. I think Claudia Brown is gorgeous! Abby... well, I wouldn't say no, but she looks like an emaciated boy in comparison.


    Well this is a better debate than our British Budget.

    And I think we need another picture to illustrate the points:-

    here

    I think Abby is the real looker - slim women have always appealed to me - but I hasten to add not these Size Zero girls you now hear about nowadays.

    Cheers, daveac - still not too old to look Big Grin


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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 11:03 AM EDT
    [Quote  by:  daveac] Well this is a better debate than our British Budget.

    Cheers, daveac - still not too old to look Big Grin


    Well sorry to follow myself - but before I get labelled with a sexist tag - here are the two main choices in the male characters - Cutter and Stephen - or are there others that need a mention?

    Here are these two anyway:-

    here

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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 11:49 AM EDT
    what? you couldn't find any equal opportunity photos of the dudes in skivvies? disappointed Dave. Laughing Out Loud

    I have to admit, while Hannah, is a small woman, I don't think you can compare her to prepubescent males (look at photo for case in point). She's just extremely petite without being... void. Not that either are my cup of tea (orientation - wise), I always think that blonds are just "cute," never gorgeous or sultry, whereas redheads/brunettes are ...well... more alluring (men or women).

    Now that we've totally hijacked this thread with a discussion of what we all prefer......

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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 12:45 PM EDT


    -=Sigh=- It was not my intent to hijack it twards a preferance of body types. Intention was just to note that it was odd that Brown had not really had any play here, even though I did mention her figure Oops! (sorry, but that's the way I feel). And as I stated earlier as to a possible Doctor I thought that Henshall or Miller had the Acting Chops necessary. Though I am sure that Murray would appeal to the younger demographic that RTD seems to be shooting for, I am just not sure he could pull it off well. And for your eye candy shot of Murray I suggest his shirtless moment in ep 5 Wink .

    Cheers,
    Mike M.

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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 01:50 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  merlin_mccarley]

    And for your eye candy shot of Murray I suggest his shirtless moment in ep 5 Wink .

    Cheers,
    Mike M.


    There's not really a 'clear' frame to grab

    Sorry, daveac

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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 08:42 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  daveac]
    Well sorry to follow myself - but before I get labelled with a sexist tag - here are the two main choices in the male characters - Cutter and Stephen - or are there others that need a mention?


    What? You didn't want to post a picture of Connor in his underwear? Mr. Green

    I in no way meant to indicate that I thought Claudia Brown was unattractive. I would definitely not kick her out of bed for eating crackers. I just think Abby is adorable. Cool

    Now, being completely comfortable in my manhood, I'd go on to say that I personally think Cutter is better looking than Stephen. Stephen has this almost-Rob-Lowe kind of look.

    /-edit-/
    [Quote  by:  mad4plaid] what? you couldn't find any equal opportunity photos of the dudes in skivvies? disappointed Dave. Laughing Out Loud


    Doh! Mad4 beat me to the joke. Just noticed.

    Since the show started, it's been bugging me that Claudia completely reminds me of someone and I can't think who. Some American actress, but I can't put my finger on it.

    I'm going "Full Circle" and putting my avatar back to what it was when I first joined. :)
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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 09:19 PM EDT
    [Quote  by:  Linquel]
    Since the show started, it's been bugging me that Claudia completely reminds me of someone and I can't think who. Some American actress, but I can't put my finger on it.


    It's not the English actress - Amanda Pays - who was in the TV Series 'Flash' was it?



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     Wednesday, March 21 2007 @ 10:42 PM EDT


    Re: Amanda Pays

    The Flash might be a bit obsure, but with the recent mention of the Chicago Hijacked signal during Doctor Who folks might do well to remember that she was a core character in Max Headroom.

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     Thursday, March 22 2007 @ 08:22 AM EDT
    [Quote  by:  merlin_mccarley]

    -=Sigh=- It was not my intent to hijack it twards a preferance of body types.
    Cheers,
    Mike M.


    I don't think you started the hijack; I just took the opportunity to take the set up. We knew you were talking about acting chops.

    Speaking of acting chops - I didn't think I had ever seen Henshall before, then I went to imdb.com. I scrolled down the list list and nope, nothing, nothing, wait! Sharpe's Justice! have that. I went back and watched and I still have trouble believing they are the same actor (character named Wickham, who is exactly like the famous Wickham from Pride and Prejudice, by the by). Didn't get to the credits to see for certain (vhs tape, too hard to get to the end credits). Does anyone know anything else we in the States might be familiar with?

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     Thursday, March 22 2007 @ 08:31 AM EDT
    Don;t know if you ever got to see "Lipstick On Your Collar" which was a Dennis Potter production - it was one of Ewan McGregor's early appearances too. Standard Dennis Potter fare (including the miming to songs from another era).

    Even the the UK I wouldn;t describe him as having a well known name until recently (unless you're a bit sad like me), but his face is familiar.

    I read an article about him a couple of years ago that said he was one of these acomplished actors that people in the industry could never understand why he hadn't made it big.

    Semi

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