For Those WHO Have Not Understood...

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    ... Why a 50 year old dodgy ecclectic franchise like Dr. Who survived so long?

    It spent it's entire existance overcoming cancellations, bad writing, horrid special effects, questionable characters, sometimes laughable villains, network derision, critical disdain, deletion of old episodes for profit savings, ostentatious egos and notions so crazy that most normal people outside of British Nerddom and Stephen Hawking don't understand...

    This is why.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d941hp6VKgw&feature=related"]Doctor Who: "The First Question" - 50th Anniversary Trailer (HD) - YouTube[/ame]

    Its hearts.




    ... Yeah... I know... I'm having fun here. Back off man. I'm an unsolicited pundit.
     
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    I love Dr. Who
     
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    I'm happy to see they kept Paul McGann as Canon for the series even though he was screwed out of really being the Doctor. Honestly they should allow him to come back in a multi-doctor episode if he's willing. Wow... that'd be neat... an episode with all the 'modern' doctors in one episode.

    Paul McGann
    Christopher Eccleston
    David Tennant
    Matt Smith

    How'd that be for fun, eh?
     
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    This scene tore my heart out...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH60vVo79TE]Rose Tyler- Take me back! Scene Doomsday - YouTube[/ame]

    I dig the show.
     
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    Or you could say that the Brits couldn't come up with anything better than Dr.Who crap in a half a century. Let's face it, the Brits have weird humor. Americans outgrew gross slapstick in the 20's and overrated comedy shows like Monte Python found new audiences with splatter humor that was about 10% funny and 90% stupid.
     
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    The Office is a huge hit in the States, but I can't bring myself to watch it because I got so involved with the BBC series. Far better show.
     
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    That was probably one of the best ends to a companion ever. Even Donna Noble's end was not as gripping even though it was incredibly tragic. Of course... David Tennant got the best 'goodbye' scene ever before regenerating. It breaks me up with Wilf

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ2-zrS3Zhk&feature=related]The Tenth Doctor says goodbye to his former companions (Doctor Who) - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Meh. Brits are masters of subtle humor.

    As for not being able to think up something new? How many retoolings of Star Trek are we due for? ;)
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DPR5uryn4M&feature=related]Doctor Who: Series 7 Preview - BBC One - YouTube[/ame]

    I loled.
     
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    :lol:
     
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