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22 June 2007 @ 12:01 am
WHO RAISED ME!?!  
How the hell did I make it to 27 before ever watching an episode of Dr. Who?

I just finished the end of Series 2. I'm still all teared up.
 
 
 
blake writesblake_reitz on June 22nd, 2007 05:17 am (UTC)
Not the Brits, that's for sure.
Season 3 is great. Starts out slow, but really picks up.
Welcome to the club.
McRunsWithWolvestrickygrin on June 22nd, 2007 05:39 am (UTC)
yay! rock the who, dudes! my fave eps are ones with cap'n jack hotness, empty child, girl in the fireplace, blink and the one before blink. i highly recommend them.:)
McRunsWithWolves: surrender 10trickygrin on June 22nd, 2007 05:39 am (UTC)
shit, wrong icon.:P
Doomutilitygeek on June 22nd, 2007 01:41 pm (UTC)
Scary!
Blink scared the crap out of me, but he's not seen it yet, so we should be quiet. And. Not. Blink.
McRunsWithWolves: rose gleetrickygrin on June 22nd, 2007 05:12 pm (UTC)
Re: Scary!
ah yes, spoilers.:( also, the most recent? fan-fucking-tastic.

hear that, doc? i'm talking about how awesome stuff you haven't even seen yet is.:D
Coni Anncjbbw on June 22nd, 2007 09:23 pm (UTC)
Re: Scary!
When the episode was over I glanced over at my husband and daughter and realized we were all three of us staring at the screen with our mouths hanging up... Shawn and I knew EXACTLY what it meant for the series. Amanda was a bit confused because she's only seen the new series.
McRunsWithWolvestrickygrin on June 23rd, 2007 05:46 am (UTC)
Re: Scary!
i'm a strictly new series (got in a drunken argument over the weekend over doc4, so i needs to get me some of that), but i've read up on the older stuff, so i have some inkling of the implications. plus...the previews for the next ep kinda helped.:P
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on June 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm (UTC)
Re: Scary!
YOU DO THAT ALL THE TIME!
McRunsWithWolvestrickygrin on June 23rd, 2007 05:43 am (UTC)
Re: Scary!
heh. well, season 3 is great.:) slow start, etc...but ya know...well worth it.:D

other awesomeness? weeds.:) great great great. makes me smile, and i bought s1 today from best buy for 24.99. rock the weeds, yo.:D
From the Bad side of Bad Towne: VG Catsorbitsquirrel on June 22nd, 2007 05:50 am (UTC)
Now did you watch the real season 2 or the season 2 with the tenth doctor David Tennant (which is really season 28)?
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on June 22nd, 2007 06:14 am (UTC)
Tenth Doctor. I believe that watching the real season 2 would be quite the feat, since chunks of it are lost to all time.
prof_vencireprof_vencire on June 22nd, 2007 04:05 pm (UTC)
HAHAHA! Isn't that ironic?


To be fair, not all seasons of WHO are created equally (which is obvious, I suppose). I (and most folk) like the ... fourth doctor. With the scarf.
chadvalentinechadvalentine on June 22nd, 2007 08:36 pm (UTC)
Oh, for the record...
We have everything with the newer seasons.

Everything.
Coni Anncjbbw on June 22nd, 2007 09:21 pm (UTC)
That's what the recons are for! Of the original series I only saw the last 2 years of Tom Baker. My husband reintroduced me, and since he is the the 2nd biggest Doctor Who nut I've ever met, we have begun watching it from the beginning... we are finally out of the recons, but most were done quite well. Thankfully Shawn also has a number of books and will happily fill me in on the details that he seems to have memorized.
DivineGothdivinegoth on June 22nd, 2007 02:29 pm (UTC)
I'm not sure, I watched the original Doctor Who with my dad when I was a kid. My dad got me hooked on British television shows at a very early age. However, I have only watched the new Season 1...repeatedly. I need to get my hands on the Season 2 before too long. Same with Battlestar Galactica...I need to remedy the situation.
scummchildscummchild on June 22nd, 2007 02:43 pm (UTC)
Hey, feel free to stop by if you want to watch Dr. Who sometime (classic or new). I have some of Series 3 (Tennant) on DVD too.
The past is prologue: sunniesnemoren on June 22nd, 2007 03:01 pm (UTC)
My cousin was way into Dr. Who, but I ascribed that to his being much older. And, kind of weird.
prof_vencireprof_vencire on June 22nd, 2007 04:08 pm (UTC)
During the medical testing, I've been watching a lot of Who and... there's a weird dichotomy of my inner parts where I am torn between enjoying it and being profoundly irritated. I'll work it all out, but still.
Epic Dude: weetabixmorecake on June 22nd, 2007 07:14 pm (UTC)
Who ftw! But (as mentioned above) you're not watching the *real* series two. I recommend some of the early stuff. And I'm *not* recommending The Doctor With The Scarf, as other doctors are better IMHO.
chadvalentinechadvalentine on June 22nd, 2007 08:32 pm (UTC)
Oh man...
We told you!

Dalek....

"I...want to feel..."
McRunsWithWolvestrickygrin on June 23rd, 2007 05:48 am (UTC)
Re: Oh man...
EXTERMINATE!
A Carnot engine of self-loathingcalypsomatic on June 22nd, 2007 09:22 pm (UTC)
The same thing happened to me! Although I honestly would have expected you, of all people, would be all over Dr. Who. The boy is working on acquiring the real ones, so we can have a Dr. Who party sometime!
Coni Anncjbbw on June 22nd, 2007 09:27 pm (UTC)
You know there are a number of Doctor Who groups in the area. The one we are most active in is managed on Meetup.com, named, appropriately enough, the Doctor Who Meetup Group. We meet at the Minneapolis Library and actually watch episodes from the original series. (Last week was "The 5 Doctors.) There is going to be a sizeable Doctor Who presence at ConVergence the week after next with at least 5 panels on Doctor Who alone. Just something Whovish to consider.
From the Bad side of Bad Towne: By Arch Manorbitsquirrel on June 23rd, 2007 10:39 pm (UTC)
Where did you get that icon of an f(?) atomic orbital? It is sooo cool. Yes I know that labels me as a big chemistry dork, but I am working on a higher degree in computational chemistry so not too surprising.
Gostor of Wafflekaulis on June 22nd, 2007 10:13 pm (UTC)
Some day you should check out the genuine article.
lord and master of the broken childrenavatarofchaos on June 22nd, 2007 11:50 pm (UTC)
i have a bunch of old school who, like...the fourth doctor and the key to time series, but it is a completely different beasty.

i, on the other hand, threw my hands in the air and told the series i fucking quit at the second to last episode of season 2.

but rose tyler. le sigh.
elfdope on June 23rd, 2007 12:29 am (UTC)
We don't watch that British Scientific Fiction Crap in Wisconsin.

Now Eat your CHEESE son, and MAN UP!
elfdope on June 23rd, 2007 12:29 am (UTC)
Oh and...
Go Pack!!!
nettness: Dr Who: Cracking the heck upbondchick_nett on June 29th, 2007 09:07 am (UTC)
Oh man, I STILL cry about the end of that season. Martha is a cute chick but they do nothing with her and SHE IS NOT ROSE! *weeps*