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     Tuesday, January 06 2009 @ 07:55 PM EST
    So Matt Smith has approximately 6 months to prepare for playhing the doctor. My guess has is probably not as big a fan as David Tennant so lets suguest some titles he could watch to get a handle on.

    My suguestions

    Remeberance of the Daleks
    The Time Meddler
    1996 Paul Mcgann Movie
    Spearhead from Space


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     Wednesday, January 07 2009 @ 07:26 AM EST
    I suggest he watch whatever Moffat tells him to watch. So you know "Snakedance/Kinda" is gonna be in there. That said, if he won the role with his present level of knowledge, he may not need much else. Eccleston created a great Doctor without going on a DVD binge. As did, obviously, Hartnell. An actor doesn't really need to be a fan of the show as it was to create its future. At the end of the day, the actor's job is to interpret the words he's given by the writers. He needs to worry about making his take involving—not whether his interpretation has adequate reference to previous incarnations.

    "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
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     Wednesday, January 07 2009 @ 11:31 AM EST
    Wholehearted agreement with DarthSkeptical. I don't think Tennant's obvious fandom enhanced his performance as the Doctor, only as an ambassador for the show "offstage."

    Smith will be the first Doctor who grew up at a time when the show's cultural influence was at its lowest. That may lead to some interesting, unexpected choices on his part.

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     Wednesday, January 07 2009 @ 12:33 PM EST
    You guys are quite right. Matt Smith doesn't actually have to watch any Doctor Who DVD. It was merely an exercise to pick out your favourite Doctor Who episodes Frown

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