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David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:32 am

David Tennant is to stand down as Doctor Who, after becoming one of the most popular Time Lords in the history of the BBC science fiction show.

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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:33 am

Daniel Craig to provide a muscular reinterpretation of Doctor Who.

"After playing another British icon who keeps reincarnating himself and playing with gadgets I feel eminently qualified for the role of the Doctor."

When asked if his time machine would continue to be a TARDIS Craig replied "No, Omega".
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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:51 pm

Allrite, are you serious about Craig? Seems to me an A-list film actor wouldn't do TV. Dr. Who will have to abandon its original Timelord mantra if it keeps having to regenerate the Doctor. By my count, Tennant is the 10th actor in the series, including the 1996 TV movie, to play him and I recall the original series stated Timelords could have only 12 incarnations and die for good after that. The renegade Timelord, the Master, was able to cheat and defy that with a convoluted scheme but it's against the Bible of the show for them to do it. Only 2 more actors can now play the Doctor before they must come up with a novel twist on how they can keep him going. Can't wait to see how they write themselves out of that corner.
 
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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Sun Nov 02, 2008 12:46 am

Shame to see Tennant go I like him in the role.
 
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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:10 am



Quoting AvObserver (Reply 2):
Only 2 more actors can now play the Doctor before they must come up with a novel twist on how they can keep him going. Can't wait to see how they write themselves out of that corner.

dont forget that the Doctor now has a daughter who seems to be capable of at least a partial regeneration , so Jenny presumably has 11 or so incarnations up her sleeve if necessary .
 
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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:43 pm

They should bring back Captain Jack!
Who was the last actor to play the Doctor (just before Tennant)?

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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:49 pm



Quoting Canuckpaxguy (Reply 5):
Who was the last actor to play the Doctor (just before Tennant)?

Christopher Eccestone; he wasn't bad, but Tennant was superb. I was never a big Dr. Who fan, but always enjoyed watching him in the role.

How about Anthony Head as his successor? (He's in everything else nowadays!) ... maybe with Sarah Michelle Gellar as his sidekick - turn the tables a bit!

Who else could they have?

Why can't Dr. Who be a woman?
 
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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:02 pm



Quoting Kaitak (Reply 6):
Why can't Dr. Who be a woman?

It's entirely possible that could happen. Every Dr. Who brought a new perspective that made you think and ponder about the story line. Having a woman Dr. Who would provide an interesting perspective.

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RE: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who

Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:27 pm



Quoting AvObserver (Reply 2):
Allrite, are you serious about Craig?

Me, serious? Never!  biggrin  You've got to admit though that James Bond is likely to be a timelord, though his TARDIS is probably an Aston-Martin.  Smile

How about Russell Brand, seeing as he's out of a job now? (Never watched/heard him before though).  Smile

Maybe pick one from Curse of the Fatal Death!
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