Allyn Gibson wrote:
Honestly, an uncomplicated, non-timey-wimey River story would do the character wonders. Let's see River in a "normal" story, doing "normal" things.
Yep. Can almost imagine the joke moment: In a moment of crisis, the Doctor looks at River expectantly, as if expecting her to suddenly pull a rabbit out of her hat...
"I know, spoilers. Just do something, don'ttell me why.""
"No really, I don't know anything. Don't you?"
"Oh great. Nothing timey-wimey to help us out. Just got to cope the old fashioned BORING way..." And then the Doctor does something unexpectedly Doctor-ish, of course.