Pond Life: Don’t Go in the Loo!

Today’s installment of Pond Life was built entirely around a rather juvenile joke, but it made me smile. It also addresses one of the big problems some people have been complaining about — namely, “too much Doctor.”

This “June” entry lets Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill shine by highlighting the unspoken chemistry the pair have developed to great comic effect.

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DOCTOR WHO’s Matt Smith Doubts He’ll Regenerate…

…at least, not as part of some grand 50th-anniversary story next year, that is…. Matt Smith seems to be of the opinion that show-runner Steven Moffat is not about to do something as obvious as an anniversary regeneration story.

He told Britain’s Radio Times:

“We want to make [the anniversary] as big and bold and as brilliant as we can because, we hope, it can be one of the monumental bits of TV history,” Smith told us. “But I doubt there’ll be a regeneration … “

Which is good great news as far as I’m concerned, because I absolutely adore Matt’s portrayal of the Doctor, and I’m seriously sweating him being “forced out” of the role by a contrived regeneration shoehorned into a “50th anniversary” story just because fandom assembled assumes that would make the tale “special.”
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