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Doctor Who Story 160 – Aliens of London/World War Three

Aliens of London

Another “Previously on…” don’t really want that.

Rose should have had a chat with Tegan before she left so that she knew not to expect to be able to get back.

This is something that Doctor Who should have addressed a long time ago. The agony of Jackie needing to know where her daughter was for a whole year. I can’t imagine that trauma.

Hey it’s Tosh from Torchwood.

All fat people are farting bad guys.

Are these red barets supposed to be UNIT? UNIT wear blue barets, right?

A closeup of the pig was a bad idea.

I know this is a kids’ show, but the fucking farting.

Wow, the special effect of the aliens coming out of the human bodies is so much worse than I remembered.

Ahh, cliffhangers, remember those?

Confidential

Oh, they showed that shot of Zoe on top of the TARDIS console in that damned jumpsuit. #bum

Now I’m annoyed. Eccleston just said that he was annoyed that the man was the intellect and the woman was there to look good and scream and not be very bright. And they showed a shot of Zoe. Zoe might have screamed… and looked good, but she was super smart. When it was her, the Doctor and Jamie, it was Jamie who was the idiot. Zoe was often running circles around the Doctor. It was great. I miss Zoe and Jamie and the Doctor.

“Rose joins many feisty females who are often ahead of their time.” Mostly they showed clips of the stronger women in the Doctor’s life, but for some odd reason they included Mel. She was not a strong woman.

They’re talking about Ace now, and I think she’s the closest to Rose.

World War Three

The chase scenes through the corridors are excellently Scooby Doo.

“I need to be naked.” “Rejoice in it, your body is magnificent!” I feel ya, man.

Also, if 10 Downing Street’s security is that bad. Yikes! Though we learned how poorly prepared the US Capitol is for an insurrection recently.

The Slythene family reminds me of the Fords.

The Doctor is such an asshole to Mickey.

Gah, don’t call him “Mickey the idiot.”

The cell phones in this are amazing. Remember T9 texting?

Confidential

Not really paying attention, but they were talking about the special effects as if they were good.

I may have just been ignoring that as I photoshopped Bernie Sanders into my Facebook profile picture.

Doctor Who Story 157 – Rose

Episode

Hey! It’s time for a new Doc!

The quick day in the life is a great way to get to know Rose and she’s our point of entry for so many new fans to Doctor Who.

We see Jackie, and learn that Micky is obnoxious in the matter of seconds. We know she’s working a shitty job in retail and hates it.

Why is the CEO’s office inside the Hydro locker? My office has one of those and no one but Toronto Hydro has the key, so it would be strange if my boss used that as his office.

Oh man, the Doctor’s “RUN!” is one of the great moments of such a silly episode of Doctor Who.

Oh, CEO is not Chief Executive. It’s Chief Electrician. So why is she dropping the lottery money off with him?

“Nice to meet you, Rose, run for your life” is so great!

Micky is an asshole. So is Jackie.

Rose needs a new boyfriend, or to run off with a strange man with a time machine.

The Doctor’s costume is very normal, but it’s great.

He’s way too chipper for him to be right after he destroyed his home planet and killed every Time Lord and Dalek.

Micky is such an asshole.

Clive is an asshole if he leave the front door open for his wife to handle when she has an armful of laundry.

Putting Eccleston in the Kennedy photo is one of the worst photoshop jobs I’ve ever seen. I can do better than that.

“He has one constant companion… Sarah Jane Smith.” Well Eccleston’s constant companion is Rose.

Similarly, the CGI for the garbage bin that eats Micky is terrible.

I agree with plastic Micky… “pizza!”

That’s a fun way to introduce that the TARDIS is bigger on the inside.

In both this and the TV Movie, they spell out the acronym and it’s really weird.

“Lots of planets have a north!” is one of my favourite lines in new Who. Also, new Who is 16 years old.

And there’s the first mention of the war.

Rose’s decision to stay is the stupidest decision, but fortunately she doesn’t last long. The Doctor is much better than Micky.

Confidential

Oh, Sylvester McCoy is in this Confidential.

Oh and Peter Davison!

And Tom Baker!

There’s Colin Baker.

I’m not sure I’ll continue watching the Confidentials, I’m not sure if there’s anything of importance in there, and all I have to say about it, is that they talked to old Doctors.

This would be a podcast if this was now.