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Old 05-31-2009, 07:55 PM
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The more you think things through with this movie the more things fall apart. The entire movie is full of crazy coincidences and holes in the plot. I usually look past these sorts of things in most movies, but this one was SOOOO in your face it is hard to NOT see! My God, I can only suspend so much disbelief before I say "WTF!?"
If you get a chance, read the novelization....there's a little bit of dialogue that kinda mitigates some of these numerous coinkydinks.
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The more you think things through with this movie the more things fall apart. The entire movie is full of crazy coincidences and holes in the plot. I usually look past these sorts of things in most movies, but this one was SOOOO in your face it is hard to NOT see! My God, I can only suspend so much disbelief before I say "WTF!?"
I figure if I can be a fan of a dude who changes bodies thirteen times and travels around in a blue police box that's bigger on the inside than out, I can suspend my disbelief to any level necessary.
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Old 05-31-2009, 09:03 PM
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I figure if I can be a fan of a dude who changes bodies thirteen times and travels around in a blue police box that's bigger on the inside than out, I can suspend my disbelief to any level necessary.
How about if next time he regenerates into a woman? Will that still work for you?
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Old 06-01-2009, 02:58 AM
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Well he's going to regenerate into Matt Smith, so he's halfway there already...

OK, that was petty and uncalled for - I don't actually have any problems with the new Doctor as yet, since we obviously haven't seen him in action yet. Just a cheap shot at the silly emo hair he's sporting in the promotional shots
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Old 06-01-2009, 05:16 AM
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the Doctor has already regenerated into a woman in the audio books, as well as a one-off charity TV special, both non-canonical of course, but both made by the BBC.

Personally a female Doctor would be fine with me, and it'd break the trend of young vaguely attractive single female "companions" i suspect as well.

More to the point, how will they explain when the Doctor regenerates past 13 lives? Remember the hideously evil Master did this and that was the crux of his evilness!

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Funny, I was just talking to my roommate about that last night. IIRC, the regenerations were nominally controlled by the Time Lords on Gallifrey; the Master received a new batch of regenerations after helping the Time Lords defeat Rassilon in "The Five Doctors" and apparently received a new body with at least one new regeneration during the Time War.

The BBC Doctor Who FAQ alludes to the fact that, with the social structure of Gallifrey gone, there may be no limits on The Doctor's regenerations.

Of course, if the show continues to a Fourteenth Doctor, the writers will come up with a plausible explanation that allows him to regenerate a thirteenth time. (Heck, it may be as simple as the TARDIS drives his regeneration, because she and the universe still need him.)
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There as a TOS episode where they all knelt down before beaming.
More than one I think. In The Corbomite Maneuver, When Scotty was beaming them over, he asked them to kneel down, it was "reading a little cramped over there".
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When Kirk saw Prime Spock, whe told him he had been thrown off for mutiny, thats when Spock questioned him about being captian.
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Funny, I was just talking to my roommate about that last night. IIRC, the regenerations were nominally controlled by the Time Lords on Gallifrey; the Master received a new batch of regenerations after helping the Time Lords defeat Rassilon in "The Five Doctors" and apparently received a new body with at least one new regeneration during the Time War.
Of course since they are all dead... who knows. Any explanation is possible.
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More than one I think. In The Corbomite Maneuver, When Scotty was beaming them over, he asked them to kneel down, it was "reading a little cramped over there".

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