- Sep 9, 2010
That's a bit rude, don't you think?8-Bit_Jack said:cry harder, newkid. Don't want anyone to challenge your precious little fantasy and keep thinking your happy thoughts, don't ask.SaneAmongInsane said:snipped for length. You should learn to do that.
Matt Smith pulls off the Doctors benevolence and his brutality perfectly.
Once you watch enough of his series, you'll realize how much better it is, and hopefully learn some taste in characters.
Oh well c'mon. They can't be expecting everyone to dig into the lore of a television cannon that has been around this long. Unless one already had that frame of reference in mind, I'm telling you they look too damn pretty. Like they rolled around in a skittles factory.albino boo said:SaneAmongInsane said:I can see if, say he was taller than the Cybermen. Yeah that be a problem. But a Dalek? First time I saw them they were hard enough to take seriously, fucking trash can with a plunger ductaped to it and telescope. One episode and murdering an entire base of people later, yeah one Dalek = pretty fucking scary. They shoot freaking lazer's they'd be terrifying at any size..... But I can forgive the size.undeadsuitor said:I'm not sure what's the point of the new colors, other than to distinguish the "Leader" Daleks from the normal ones (since you see normal colored Daleks in later episodes) , but the reason the Daleks are taller (and even changed at all) is because Matt Smith is a good bit taller than David Tennant. The "old" (really not that old) Daleks were designed to be Tennant's height to make them intimidating. Now that Smith's the Doctor he literally towered over the old Daleks so they made them taller to match.SaneAmongInsane said:Ugh.... I just got to the episode where they upgrade the daleks.
Seriously? Taller and bright new colors? Are they fucking George Foreman Grills now? The Daleks were already unstoppable killing machines, they didn't need an upgrade let alone one that made them STYLISH! How are these ones any better? Because the eyestalks are a bit different? Because their voice isn't the iconic screetch anymore?
And Pond doesn't remember the planet fucking moving? They seriously ret-conned that with the cracks on the wall? And I also just met River... Not going to ask how she knows who the Doctor is already but she seems like an entirely different character then the one we met in the library.
V,V It's just easier if I pretend this is an entire reboot.... Sides a version of 10 is still out there, in Pete's World. Granted he's human.
Also it's not a "ret-con" if ONE person doesn't remember.
And the point of River is that her history is reverse to the Doctor's so you aren't supposed to know how they met (even though her story is explained in later episodes) The River in the library is the last River. The end of her story, you know..with her dying and all. It's River after she's spent a lifetime crossing paths and learning from the Doctor.
I'm not saying the 11's run is beautifully written or anything, but a lot of the problems you have with it are answered in the episodes.
The colors? No. There is no defending the colors. They look like they should be sporting the Apple logo now.
Yeah I've come to realize that about River... That's actually not a bad gimmick.
EDIT: I'm assuming if Amy doesn't remember it was erased from existence... but I'm only 5 episodes in.
The Daleks have colours because they had colours from the early 70s, when colour TV came in, to when they added Davros in the late 70s. Its not new, but a reference back to classic Who and also means these Daleks reject the authority of Davros. The Daleks rebelled against Davros and gave the leaders colours to donate rank, which was explained in the early 80s. Both Moffat and Gattis watched the show in that era and keep making references back to the old stuff, so when you think something is new and radical the chances are that it isn't and is probably 40 years old.
I did just google the 70's Daleks and the modern one in comparison. I like the look of the 70's ones far better then their current incarnation.