7X05 The Angels Take Manhattan (Grading/Discussion) (SPOILERS!)

Discussion in 'Doctor Who' started by Samurai8472, Sep 29, 2012.

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Grade "The Angels Take Manhattan"

Poll closed Oct 30, 2012.
  1. The girl who waited

    100 vote(s)
    64.5%
  2. Something borrowed

    35 vote(s)
    22.6%
  3. Average

    10 vote(s)
    6.5%
  4. Is it bad that I really miss this?

    3 vote(s)
    1.9%
  5. You're Scottish, fry something

    7 vote(s)
    4.5%
  1. Orac Zen

    Orac Zen Mischief Manager Super Moderator

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    Really? Never?
    I'm not sure why this thread briefly turned into "RTD / Moffat sucks and anyone who disagrees is an idiot", but so long as we're here it's pretty clear neither is flawless.

    And as much as I dislike the notion of the Ponds being gone forever...if Moffat pulls the sort of pathetic RTD-style "oh, we can undo this supposedly permanent thing" stunt mentioned above, I'll be beyond disgusted. I don't like it, but now it's done I'd rather it sticks.
     
  2. Starkers

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    Hope you don't mind me highlighting that bit, but truer words were rarely spoken!!
     
  3. Shazam!

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    That would be too good to be true.
     
  4. Lonemagpie

    Lonemagpie Writer Admiral

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    He admitted in interviews over the last couple of weeks that he changed the end very late on... So I'd guess not
     
  5. Alidar Jarok

    Alidar Jarok Everything in moderation but moderation Moderator

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    Anyway, all it takes is a single reference to these seasons later to completely debunk the idea that it was all a dream (not that it really makes sense in the first place - the events in this episode have to be real for the Doctor to get the idea to tell a story in the first place and this episode references those other events). The only point of that scene is that the Doctor still gets to spend time with Amy, only just the time where Amy grew up thinking about the raggedy man.
     
  6. Deckerd

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    One World Trade Center.
     
  7. Alidar Jarok

    Alidar Jarok Everything in moderation but moderation Moderator

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    People were calling it the Freedom Tower before it was built, so I suspect the name will stick. One World Trade Center is more or less its address either way, but it's supposed to also be its name.
     
  8. Deckerd

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    I'd only ever heard its official name.


    Freedom Tower has too many connotations with freedom fries in any case.
     
  9. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Did Freedom Fries ever take?
     
  10. Bob The Skutter

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    Would you like Freedom Towers with that?
     
  11. Deckerd

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    Wrong thread I know but Noel Fielding was asking that on Jimmy Carr's quiz show last night: how often does the House of Representatives decide to rename food?
     
  12. Bob The Skutter

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    I will watch that on 4oD when I get chance.
     
  13. The Mirrorball Man

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    I'll always call it the French Tower.
     
  14. Deckerd

    Deckerd Fleet Arse Premium Member

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    Fielding and Richard Ayoade were trying to out-strange each other. Fielding lost hands down.
     
  15. Bob The Skutter

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    All is right with the world.
     
  16. Starkers

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    Was it as funny as when Bernard Cribbens out surrealed Fielding?
     
  17. Shazam!

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    It's Four Freedoms Plaza
     
  18. Australis

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    Ahhh, that's why I thought it was WTC, the right location.

    Vwry good, carry on.
     
  19. Starkers

    Starkers Admiral Admiral

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    I read that as four freedom pizzas...
     
  20. The Wormhole

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    I'm not American, I remember the "Freedom Tower" name from years back, that's what I used. Apoligies for an offense given or ignorance shown.