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Doctor Who And Toast of London

by | 27th, November 2013

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Mic Wright’s Remotely Furious: Dr Who.

YOU spotted a plot hole did you? And you think Stephen Moffatt can’t write women? Yeah. Alright. Take it to your Twitter account. Maybe write a blaaaaag post about how it annoyed you and how the (virtually) free entertainment has offended you. Throw in some of that half-arsed cultural theory you learned at university in there too, that’ll really make it sing.

There’s a famous Elvis best of… record called 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can’t Be Wrong. The same principle applies to Doctor Who. The truth is that it is a children’s show but a brilliant children’s show that appeals to [CLICHE KLAXON] children of all ages. The Day of the Doctor, the much trailed 50th anniversary episode, was brilliant. Utterly brilliant. Just fun, fun, fun but with less sun, sun, sun and more fezs, big red baddies and Billie Piper as a cross between Rose Tyler and her horndog character in Secret Diary of a Call Girl.

The episode has Matt Smith and David Tennant bantering together, it had jokes, it had scares, it had action. It has lots of rubbish too Elizabeth I was done a disservice and there were some utterly silly plot twists BUT and it is a BUT so big you’d need the Tardis’s roomy wardrobe space to store it it was great entertainment. That’s what you want on a Saturday night and that’s what Moffatt has consistently delivered during his tenure. if you

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