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The next 2-parter appears to be based on, from what's been said and that preview, the novel Human Nature. Considering it's being written by the self-same Paul Cornell, you'd hope so at least. That was one of my favourite novels from that series, up there with The Also People and Lungbarrow for my money. It featured the Doctor living on Earth as a human in the pre-war years, supposedly to understand the human condition, although seeing as he's Time's Champion, there was a lot more to it than that. Should be nice.

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I've had a lot on this week. Don't judge me. I'll update it when I have my last second year essay in, tomorrow, which is actually about a week after the first one anyway. So it's just a week behind.

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Now that was a brilliant episode, best of the series by a long way.

Can't wait until next week.

But Jessica Stevenson got married :(

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Now that was a brilliant episode, best of the series by a long way.

Can't wait until next week.

But Jessica Stevenson got married :(

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If we hadn't had Daleks then I'd agree, but I'm a mark for them and aside from emo Dalek, I was happy.

It was a REALLY good episode though and I am so glad it is a two parter because even though the scarecrows who walk like chavs and Baines' face both piss me off, it's so great how it's been done.

Can't wait for next week now. WOO!

Oh and Logopolis is really good, I assume it's the first Peter Davidson episode?

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Logopolis is the last Tom Baker serial, you get Peter for maybe 8 seconds at the end.

Human Nature was dead good. Dead good indeed. Me likey much. I'm awaiting timmayy's hatred with interest.

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Nah it was good. Scarecrows great, "The Family" shit.

That's about all I have to say. It was the best episode of this series so far, for all that's worth.

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Nah it was good. Scarecrows great, "The Family" shit.

That's about all I have to say. It was the best episode of this series so far, for all that's worth.

I agree with most of that, thought I quite liked the schoolboy character from the family. He was creepy as hell - the rest were a bit poor though.

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Nah it was good. Scarecrows great, "The Family" shit.

That's about all I have to say. It was the best episode of this series so far, for all that's worth.

I agree with most of that, thought I quite liked the schoolboy character from the family. He was creepy as hell - the rest were a bit poor though.

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Fucking AWESOME second part. That was the best episode of the entire new series.

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Wow, simple as.

The script was good, characters were good, everything was good. And more interestingly the doctor came accross as an utter bastard who you know realise you should hate but you still can't help but love him. Very bizzare. And what a touching ending.

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Another good episode although not as good as the first part, next episode looks a good un'.

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Fucking well good double episode that was. Well enjoyed it. Tennant gave Acting 101 to the nation with some of the stuff towards then (especially where he concludes that The Doctor's a bit of prick).

Looking forward to next week's episode as well.

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Yeah, that really was rather good. The adaptation from the novel was superb, they took everything that was integral to the novel's plot and transferred it well, and did some great work in streamlining/altering the less-than-essential stuff into the series' chronology. Great writing as always from Paul Cornell, who is probably the best writer they have working on that series.

David Tennant continues to provide more evidence for his candidacy for not only best actor in Britain, but as the man who will have my super-talented, super-sexy, half-Scottish love children as soon as genetics advance far enough for this to be plausible. Excellent performance all around throughout, really nice to see him get to do some stuff he's not been doing much of since he got the part - emoting, for instance! Love him to bits.

Martha improves exponentially in every episode, doesn't she? She was really awesome in this, Cornell did a good thing in making her the centre of a lot of episode 1 and she stood up to the challenge. I was a little curious to see how well she'd fit into Benny's role from the book, she did so marvellously - albeit with quite a lot of shifting and rewriting.

Great guest cast! Fantastic acting from all of them, especially Jessica Stevenson, who we're all a little bit in love with, let's face it. She was so lovely, you really felt for her and John Smith's plight, and I'm going to echo everybody in saying that it was absolutely fantastic to see the Doctor's character being examined by John Smith. My personal favourite is when he demands to know why the Doc needs Martha, she replies he's lonely, and you get Tennant's beautiful crackling voice and disbelieving face - "and that's what you want me to be?"

Excellent episodes, all around. Dark, atmospheric, involving, and utterly sublime. Even timmayy can't dislike these.

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Even timmayy can't dislike these.

Careful now. ;)

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Fucking AWESOME second part. That was the best episode of the entire new series.

Amen. I absolutely loved it, Tennant was absolutely fantastic throughout the whole thing. The Smith realising he was just a temporary life part was phenomenal. Loved it.

My favourite part was when she said to The Doctor "he was braver than you" because The Doctor wouldn't turn back, that stunned me so hard in how true it actually felt.

Even timmayy can't dislike these.

Careful now. ;)

Incidentally, while timmayy may be able to endure the constant shots at him, I'm getting bored of them, so if anyone makes anymore pre-emptive strikes at him before his opinion has been posted, you can enjoy a warning :)

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Meh, I liked the attention >_>

This episode was very good, in particular the last half an hour, and it's in the top five/six episodes of the new who, and in my favourite top seven/eight I think (There's a couple of episodes I admit are weaker pieces of TV, but remain large favourites of mine because they have the Ood in, amongst other things), if I was forced to rank them.

I agree that the examination of the Doctor was fantastic, as was the line "and that's what you want me to be?" I also really liked how Smith was stunned the the Doctor never thought of leaving a message about falling in love, because the Doctor won't even have considered it for a second since Rose.

In little bits, I'm up for fighting Sephiroth for the rights to have Tenny's kids, and next weeks looks like it could be a fun little show. But then again, so did Sunshine. Or whatever they actually called that episode.

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That's the chap, yes.

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Now, that was pretty good I have to say. The girlfriend refuses to blink now. :lol:

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