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Doctor Who "Bigger on the inside..."

View Poll Results: How do you rate 7x06 "The Bells of St John"?
Poor 2 1.43%
Okay 18 12.86%
Good 21 15.00%
Great 39 27.86%
Outstanding 42 30.00%
Geronimo!! 18 12.86%
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Old March 31 2013, 01:40 AM   #31
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That does looks like a cool place to get a coffee.
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Old March 31 2013, 01:41 AM   #32
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Have I mentioned yet how hot Jenna Louise-Coleman is?


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Old March 31 2013, 01:43 AM   #33
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Jenna is a better fake typist than Matt Smith.
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Old March 31 2013, 01:49 AM   #34
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That does looks like a cool place to get a coffee.
This article says it's at the Grange St Paul's Hotel. It would be neat to check out if passing through London. There are spoilers for the show before you click. http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-rad...-of-saint-john

The Sky Bar it seems http://www.summer-party-venues.co.uk...s-summer-party
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Old March 31 2013, 01:49 AM   #35
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Jenna is a better fake typist than Matt Smith.

I'm sure she's better at a lot of things.

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Old March 31 2013, 01:56 AM   #36
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New Tennant drama might be worth checking out.
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Old March 31 2013, 01:59 AM   #37
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Snog Box

I do like the trappings of Doctor Who even when I'm not crazy about everything in a given episode.
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Old March 31 2013, 02:05 AM   #38
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Well, that was a bit of a snoozer, all right. As mentioned above, some of the bits with the Doctor and Clara were cute and fun, but over all, the show was a bit lacking. I really hope that the remainder of the series improves a bit.

I should mention that I DO like the redesigned interior of the TARDIS, though. Great visual stuff.

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Old March 31 2013, 02:07 AM   #39
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I thought it was a very clever episode. Nothing outstanding, but the moments worked for the most part. There was some good tension and some good surprises. I didn't expect the reveal at the end (I suspect he'll be a reoccurring villain).

What's with the backwards poll choices?
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Old March 31 2013, 02:12 AM   #40
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At least Clara is on board at last, though I don't really need another companion mystery to sort out. Still, Jenna is fun to watch with Matt, and so far I have enjoyed her on the show more than Karen/Amy.
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Immortal for that line alone!

I liked it a lot, and Jenna is just gorgeous as well... the bit with the bad boss-lady reverting to her childhood self after the factory restore was pretty chilling.

Clara's gaining of the computer knowledge seems a clear foreshadowing of her genius status and supernal hacking abilities in "Asylum", making one think that this episode takes place before that one in her chronology... but then she would have recognized the Doctor. I'll wait and see how they tie that together. One thing I've learned is to not to obsess about the plot details fitting together this early in the series... it'll get context eventually.

Perhaps we have a Michael Moorcock kind of scenario here... Clara is the "Eternal Companion"!! There are different versions of her in different time periods but they share experiences and knowledge.
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Old March 31 2013, 02:14 AM   #42
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I liked it a lot, and Jenna is just gorgeous as well... the bit with the bad boss-lady reverting to her childhood self after the factory restore was pretty chilling.

Clara's gaining of the computer knowledge seems a clear foreshadowing of her genius status abd supernal hacking abilities in "Asylum", making one think that this episode takes place before that one in her chronology... but then she would have recognized the Doctor. I'll wait and see how they tie that together.

Perhaps we have a Michael Moorcock kind of scenario here... Clara is the "Eternal Companion"!!
And the Doctor as Stormbringer.
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Old March 31 2013, 02:16 AM   #43
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Clara's gaining of the computer knowledge seems a clear foreshadowing of her genius status abd supernal hacking abilities in "Asylum", making one think that this episode takes place before that one in her chronology... but then she would have recognized the Doctor. I'll wait and see how they tie that together.
I think there's some kind of echo in time that created the other versions of her, but I agree it's something that happens later (probably during her time with the Doctor).
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Old March 31 2013, 02:21 AM   #44
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I thought I spotted the Doctor's ex-flatmate Craig as one of the uploads.
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Old March 31 2013, 02:28 AM   #45
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I thought I spotted the Doctor's ex-flatmate Craig as one of the uploads.
i saw that too. not sure it was him though.
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