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(May 2007)

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Michael
One of the simplest solutions would have been to change the stupid costumes for Colin Baker and Sylv McCoy and a little credibility may have been restored.

Mmm... 1980s, TV, credibility.......:S
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amosc100 Granada North West Today
Alexia posted:
One of the simplest solutions would have been to change the stupid costumes for Colin Baker and Sylv McCoy and a little credibility may have been restored.

Mmm... 1980s, TV, credibility.......:S


If one looks back at the fashions of the 1980's - the clothes worn by c Baker and McCoy fit well with the era - just like the presnt incarnations style suits this period!!!

If anything it was certain stories such as the ones with bertie bassets evil relative!!!!! or the tackyness of some sets due to lack of money or very lacklustre directing on some episodes compared to today's show
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davidhorman Channel Channel Islands
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Does this mean that the Time War had already started during McCoy's era - but was never mentioned until Christopher Ecclestone's era???


I'm not sure that assumption is worth three question marks - there was only a single TV movie between McCoy and Eccleston (not counting the vast numbers of audio dramas, though). Besides which, the Doctor was probably just agreeing for the sake of it, rather than having to explain, again that he's actually a time travelling alien with mysterious powers. He must get sick of telling that one...

David
MI
Michael
Forgetting Susan, his granddaughter, left on Earth in 1965 (?)

In one of the Doctor Who Handbooks, the Tardis is said to have been built in something like the year 5 billion (Gallifrey time) - and unable to travel further than that into the future...

...it fries my brain thinking of it to be honest.
AM
amosc100 Granada North West Today
davidhorman posted:
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Does this mean that the Time War had already started during McCoy's era - but was never mentioned until Christopher Ecclestone's era???


I'm not sure that assumption is worth three question marks - there was only a single TV movie between McCoy and Eccleston (not counting the vast numbers of audio dramas, though). Besides which, the Doctor was probably just agreeing for the sake of it, rather than having to explain, again that he's actually a time travelling alien with mysterious powers. He must get sick of telling that one...

David


There were a few more stories after urse before the hiatus and in my own eyes the TV Movie doesn't really count as it was the Yanks trying to restart a great institution with a US flavour - think Eye of Harmony and other incorrect Timelord facts during the film. The war was a central part of the early New Adventure books but after that was never mentioned again - and it was Mcoy's Doctor in the New Adventures that lived through the Time War - and again many of the writers of the final 2 seasons of Doctor Who actually wrote for the New Adventures. So was this a hint at a forthcoming timewar that could have appeared as a series story arc if the series had continued?

And is something that is now just mentioned in passing with NDW!
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Westy2
Alexia posted:
Forgetting Susan, his granddaughter, left on Earth in 1965 (?)



2164 approx. See 'The Dalek Invasion Of Earth' for exact dating!
JO
John40dalek
hope next year DVD - Day of the Daleks, The Sea Devils, Revenge of the Cybermen, The Android Invasion, The Deadly Assassin, The Dominators, The Krotons, The Ark, The Chase, The War Machines, Mawdryn Undead, Attack of the Cybermen, Silver Nemesis
JO
Johnny83 London London
John40dalek posted:
hope next year DVD - Day of the Daleks, The Sea Devils, Revenge of the Cybermen, The Android Invasion, The Deadly Assassin, The Dominators, The Krotons, The Ark, The Chase, The War Machines, Mawdryn Undead, Attack of the Cybermen, Silver Nemesis


Mawdryn Undead & The Sea Devils will probably be in their own boxsets, the first part of the Black Guardian Triology & the second along with Warriors of the Deep & The silurians
MI
Michael
Westy2 posted:
Alexia posted:
Forgetting Susan, his granddaughter, left on Earth in 1965 (?)



2164 approx. See 'The Dalek Invasion Of Earth' for exact dating!


Oh yeh............ Embarassed

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