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For those wanting a taster... [Jan. 3rd, 2010|02:33 pm]
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Here's the teaser for the upcoming Matt Smith series of Doctor Who.

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[User Picture]From: cheshirenoir
2010-01-03 03:55 am (UTC)
So yeah, I'm excited.

Maybe I should finish up watching 2009s Dr Who.

(I liked the 1970s Dalek in there)
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[User Picture]From: capnoblivious
2010-01-03 04:37 am (UTC)
Wait - was that a Silurian?
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[User Picture]From: meljane
2010-01-03 06:12 am (UTC)
Wow it looks really good :o
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[User Picture]From: possbert
2010-01-03 06:59 am (UTC)
Was that Sally Sparrow I spotted (albeit a brunette)?
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[User Picture]From: mrs_roy
2010-01-03 07:10 am (UTC)
You can keep your crappy Doctor, I don't want him thanks :P
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 07:32 am (UTC)
But we can't keep the crappy Doctor - he regenerated into Matt Smith on New Year's Day.

(runs away quickly)
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[User Picture]From: mrs_roy
2010-01-03 09:42 am (UTC)
I almost half agree with you there, Im disgusted with the whole notion to be perfectly honest, but atleast Tennant was decent to look at, Matt Smith is just a joke.
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 09:47 am (UTC)
But the Doctor's not supposed to be decent to look at. He's a 900+ year old alien. We are not supposed to find him hot and sexy!!
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[User Picture]From: mrs_roy
2010-01-03 09:56 am (UTC)
Tell that to casting .. besides if that were the case, why have each incarnation become seemingly younger .. Don't mistake me for a naive Tennant Doctor worshiper. I appreciate his relationship with Rose, I'm the first to admitt it, but I'm not ignorant.

Matt Smith might do wonders, but I wash my hands of the show.

Nobody will be as brilliant as Tom Baker ever was.
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 10:07 am (UTC)
There's not really a trend there. Once you take out Hartnell (55) and Smith (27), all the Doctors have been in their 30s or 40s.
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[User Picture]From: lauredhel
2010-01-07 04:40 pm (UTC)
ObTeenyNitpick: I believe Davison started just before he turned 30, didn't he?
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-07 04:49 pm (UTC)
Ooh, pedantry! : )

I can't believe I just went and checked this. Peter Davison recorded the regeneration scene in "Logopolis, part 4" on 24 January 1981. He turned 30 on 13 April 1981. So yes, he was indeed only 29. For about 12 seconds of screentime. : )
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[User Picture]From: ariaflame
2010-01-03 03:06 pm (UTC)
The story I heard was that they were actually looking for an older actor this time, but Matt's audition was so good that they couldn't not choose him just because he was younger than what they were looking for.
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[User Picture]From: morgaine_nicely
2010-01-03 10:01 am (UTC)
actually MOST of the doctors HAVE been decent to look at, i.e. Peter Davison, Tom Baker, hell even Jon Pertwee! and McGann too...and of COURSE Christopher....but this one? i dunno. sorry.
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 10:07 am (UTC)
You have a weird taste in what's "decent to look at". : )
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[User Picture]From: morgaine_nicely
2010-01-03 10:11 am (UTC)
i said decent. i didn't say sexy. if you were to compare classic who with new who Peter Davison would be the David Tennant of that time.
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 10:22 am (UTC)
True.

I've got to admit, I've found some of the stuff people have been saying online about Matt Smith (not necessarily here) pretty offensive. The guy's got a big chin and floppy hair - that doesn't make him a hideously ugly abomination.

I suspect he's going to wind up being very, very popular.
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[User Picture]From: morgaine_nicely
2010-01-03 10:42 am (UTC)
big chin and floppy hair...not pretty in my book lol. but to each his own :P i DOUBT he will be very very popular. he's got some big shoes to fill. (course he'll probably trip up in them lol :P)
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 11:58 am (UTC)
I doubt he'll be as popular as Tennant, but Tennant was a once-in-a-generation intersection of great talent and enormously lucky timing. The fact that Smith is following in the footsteps of ten actors rather than one kind of softens the risk of him being unpopular.
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[User Picture]From: morgaine_nicely
2010-01-03 10:04 am (UTC)
okay wait..there's a problem with your sentence. you said we can't keep the crappy doctor (meaning tennant) he's regenerated..meaning it SOUNDS Like you wanted him to stay (keep him) even though he was "crappy" yes? :P
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 10:08 am (UTC)
For the record I loved Tennant until his performances became a little lazy and the writing became *incredibly* lazy.
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[User Picture]From: stephbg
2010-01-03 08:45 am (UTC)
Did I spy a weeping angel? There wasn't really enough of Matt Smith to get a feel, but the rest looked good.
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[User Picture]From: angriest
2010-01-03 10:08 am (UTC)
Yes it was a weeping angel.
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[User Picture]From: purrdence
2010-01-03 12:26 pm (UTC)
iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! :D
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[User Picture]From: santeriagrrl
2010-01-04 10:02 am (UTC)
I wonder if this will show in BBC America? :/
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From: ddpm
2010-01-04 10:40 am (UTC)
matt Smith Teaser looks very interesting. I look forward see it.
by why? is there snogging, hope everytime meets a new companion
there be snogging. TV Tonight had a poll who was best co-starred, with
david tennant top of the poll was Billie,then Catherine.
My money is on catherine tate,in the end Billie Piper just annyonce me.
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