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  • etim

    I just watched “an adventure in space and time”, the 50th anniversary special. It was pretty great, chronicling the early years of the show.
    I too was a fan when Tom Baker was the Dr.
    The cornballisms and cheap SFX were what made it so cool.

  • RogueBase

    [@Vamien McKalin]
    Nah, I prefer Marvel over DC anyday. Always thought they were grittier and Logan will always be the guy for me.

  • Seamus McSeamus

    [@RogueBase] Same story for me re: Tom Baker. He remains my favorite Doctor.

  • Vamien McKalin

    [@RogueBase] It doesn’t “kinda sucks,” it sucks big time. Although, I might be biased because I prefer DC properties. Marvel movies focus too much on humor and it usually takes away from the action.

  • RogueBase

    I’ve watched Dr Who since the Tom Baker series on PBS. My Mom and I both enjoyed it. Sadly many things have changed and she’s no longer with me. Living in the UK now has given me a wider and more varied appreciation of humour. I’ve been here 7-8 years now & while I do follow some US series…sadly the humour just doesn’t always grab me like it used to. But then I’d like to think I’ve grown and changed and that my sense of humor isn’t all about fart cushions and high school level pranks anymore. Things like Suits, Breaking Bad, Sherlock, Greys Anatomy and Person of Interest….. But Agents of Shield kinda sucks… big time

  • Machar

    I watched the first episode and a number thereafter. Not once did I hide behind the sofa, and I became bored with it when I discovered fishing (and girls sometime after I hit double figures).

    That’s not to say that it didn’t break new ground SF-wise on TV, but it just never rocked my boat. IMNSHO good SF is far better in the written word than in any visual medium, simply because of the superior potential of the human imagination.

    Discuss. :p

  • Peter

    What sense do 50 years make, when you’re able to travel throgh spacetime? And – b.t.w. – being 50 years is _not_ being old 😠