7X01 Asylum Of The Daleks (Grading/Discussion) (SPOILERS!)

Discussion in 'Doctor Who' started by Samurai8472, Sep 1, 2012.

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Grade "Asylum Of The Daleks"

Poll closed Oct 1, 2012.
  1. Geronimo!

    55.2%
  2. Good

    32.8%
  3. Average

    8.6%
  4. Save us!

    2.3%
  5. Exterminate!!

    1.1%
  1. Lonemagpie

    Lonemagpie Writer Admiral

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    That's kind of my point - I knew all along that a person called Jenna Louise Coleman is new companion Clara Oswin, I have seen pics of her filming, and I still didn't recognise her... so what chance has the casual viewer got to get what's such a "twist" (as even the Radio Times promised) about her? Until Xmas anyway...
     
  2. Saga

    Saga Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    because he knew Rory would sacrifice himself to save Amy. he had to 'fix' them.
     
  3. Wereghost

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    I thought that it was an almost Troughtonesque level of Oh Noes. Can now kind of see where the people who say Smith is like Troughton are coming from.
     
  4. Iamnotspock

    Iamnotspock Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Many would have recognised her, and I suppose that's who they were talking to.
     
  5. The Mirrorball Man

    The Mirrorball Man Vice Admiral Admiral

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    A rather big chance. She's quite well-known, really.
     
  6. MacLeod

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    A reasonable good start to the new series, the question is can they maintain the standard?
     
  7. Mr. Adventure

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    There's a better chance (depending on what BBCA shows in promos) that viewers in the US might be surprised when she later returns. She isn't well-known here and things like who the Doctor's next companion are don't get splashed all over every media.
     
  8. USS KG5

    USS KG5 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    It has to be said, she is also top class eye-candy. A good replacement for Karen Gillan for drooling over when the missus isn't looking!
     
  9. Butters

    Butters Captain Captain

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    I enjoyed it. The series feels back on track.
     
  10. The Mirrorball Man

    The Mirrorball Man Vice Admiral Admiral

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    "One for the dads", I believe, is the traditional job description.
     
  11. Starkers

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    I have to say initial I wasn't that keen, but I thought she showed potential to be a lot of fun tonight!
     
  12. Pindar

    Pindar Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I thought she was great, I look forward to finding out how the doctor saves her or how she ends Dalekised.
     
  13. Mr. Adventure

    Mr. Adventure Admiral Admiral

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    So now that the Daleks have been Donna'd I wonder what future episodes will be like. Will the Doctor now be known as "that Doctor" that once trespassed on their ship? "Ex-term-inate that doc-tor!"
     
  14. Pindar

    Pindar Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    The only thing the modern Doctor has had over the Daleks is his reputation. He's relied on it heavily in recen encounters. I look forward to the next Dalek outing to see how he deals with them without that to fall back on.
     
  15. MacLeod

    MacLeod Admiral Admiral

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    Like with anything else she's only well known if you've seen shows she's been in.

    Don't watch Emmerdale, I've only seen a few episodes of Waterloo Raod

    So to me she would be a virtual unknown.
     
  16. Lonemagpie

    Lonemagpie Writer Admiral

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    Incidentally, although the old Daleks were mostly in the Asylum, didn't I see a black and gold movie era one - possibly the Supreme from Planet of the Daleks - in the Parliament in a couple of shots (on the right hand side of the screen, just at the end of the aisle, second row from the front, in a couple of shots looking past the NPD Supreme and Weakest Link lectern towards the central floor)?
     
  17. Lonemagpie

    Lonemagpie Writer Admiral

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    Probably won't take him long to get a rep with them - even in the original series it only took till their third story before they'd built a time machine of their own to hunt him down...
     
  18. Pindar

    Pindar Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    True enough.
     
  19. Haggis and tatties

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    My opinion of AOTD.

    SQEEEEEE!!!.

    The end.:)
     
  20. Wereghost

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    Dd anyone spot a glass Dalek, or did the mainstream Daleks consider them abominations and just kill them?