Doctor Who: “The Day of the Doctor” (2013)

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Yes, epicness.

Me: Oooowweeeeeeooooooo! Colour me excited! Coal Hill! Something about Classic Who.

Friend: Nostalgia moment I don’t care about.

Me: Clara erasing “no more” … oooooweeeooo!

Friend: Marcus Aurelius quote makes me think of Hannibal. “What is its nature?”

Me: BLUE BOX. Clara’s male stunt double has nice legs.

Friend: Male stunt driver.

Me: Also, no chance her fingers could snap with gloves on.

Friend: Weird hand clap thing.

Me: Also, Eleven had Pond’s glasses … all the feels.

Friend: TARDIS looks like a miniature.

Me: IT’S REAL, OKAY.

Friend: Terrible font.

Me: Hi scarf.

Friend: Why would she assume that the Doctor wasn’t near the TARDIS?

Me: Umm because he’s usually off running amok? That girl is every Whovian.

Friend: What if they killed the Doctor right now? How awkward would that be?

Me: Awkward. This is such an Eleven thing to do. You’d never see Nine being this ridiculous. And it’s wonderful.

matt smith tardis

Friend: You would not perch in the wobbly TARDIS door without falling out. Giant seal.

Me: Who? Ohhh wax seal. I started looking for a seal around Trafalgar. I got really excited.

Friend: No. A damn Selkie.

Me: Nyad.

Friend: Naiad.

Me: Pssh. Potato poetaytoe.

Friend: Learn your mythical creatures! Oh. He does have eyebrows. Just like five hairs.

Me: Still counts! For a man with mini eyebrows he’s quite expressive. I wonder if you can get Time Lord art on Etsy.

Friend: Italics font.

Me: Unnecessary capitalization.

Friend: Dalek song!

Me: Pew pew pew!

Friend: I need a theme song like this.

Me: I shall write you one.

Friend: Khazhad-dum!

Me: Also the Time Lords dress like Norwegians.

Friend: “A Balrog of Morgoth.”

Me: I thought you didn’t like guns, Hurt Doctor. (Kind of sounds like Hurt Locker.) Are you Balrog?

Friend: Those gun shots are impossible.

Me: Decapitated Dalek. Unnecessary explosion. A madman with a BOX!

Friend: A Dalek eye stalk doesn’t need to fall when it dies. Unless you are to tell me the Cthulhu inside the Dalek is holding the eye stocks using its muscles.

Me: That’s what I’m telling you.

Friend: Two unnecessary security lasers pointing to the ground.

Me: “The Moment is gone!” It’s lines like these that make non-Whovians judge us. Sherlock could figure out who the War Doctor is by his footprints.

Friend: Why would Time Lords have legends? Do they not keep records?

Me: They got lazy.

Friend: Tatooine!

Doctor Who – 50th Anniversary Special - The Day of the Doctor

Me: Or their record keeper was super bad at his job.

Friend: Jerk record keeper starts getting creative.

Me: He writes haikus and anagrams.

Friend: Nice shin covers War Doc.

Me: He’s come from a football match. Random shelter! With a pretty bad wolf.

Friend: Time Lord art on the side of the moment. Pretty Lady.

Me: Yeah, but am I a pretty lady?

Friend: Glad to know her acting improved.

Me: She’s good as crazy.

Friend: Trashy nylons. Skank! I don’t remember Bad Wolf wearing that!

Me: Deleted scene.

Friend: Leather wearing out on War Doc’s jacket.

Me: Patchy beard. WAIT! I thought the doctors were clean-shaven.

Friend: Dust fragments in the air.

Me: Sherlock says it in “The Empty Hearse.” HE SAYS IT. I trusted him.

Friend: Oh Watson. So gullible.

Me: Although, this isn’t the Doctor. “But not in the name of the Doctor.” – angry Matt Smith. Fez! The beauty of a fez is it’s never what you expect, Billie.

Friend: The sound of the tunnel is the same as the Super Mario Bros live action movie’s iridium. Terrible. Horrible. Wretched painting.

david tennant queen

Me: Oh, David. What a pretty oil painting you make.

Friend: He posed for that painting.

Me: Of course he did. In his own words, he’s “an old whore, [he’ll] turn up for anything.

Friend: David Tennant majorly aged. Lying down in a corset is not easy.

Me: Elizabeth is up to the challenge. I wonder if he peed himself with excitement putting on that suit again.

Friend: Hair is not as good.

Me: It goes ding! His hair that is.

Friend: “I’m going to be king.”

Me: Wait for it … rabbit.

Friend: This is not how I pictured the Faerie Queene. Leaps over a branch just because.

Me: He’s like a deer. Doctor, don’t use your faulty equipment.

Friend: The machine does what it’s supposed to! It goes ding.

Me: Okay. Fair enough.Ten is so passionate. Eleven is so cute. Excited about a job. And acronyms.

Friend: Ten is the emotional one.

Me: Fez! “Someday you could just walk past a fez.”

Friend: “Never going to happen.”

Me: *squeals of nerdy excitement* Sonic screwdriver comparisons. Sand shoes.

Friend: “What are you doing here? I’m busy.”

Me: “I’m not judging you.”

Friend: They need to do a whole season of Ten and Eleven.

Me: Ohmygash YES. Reversing the polarity.

polarity

Friend: Can just 90% of the characters be the Doctor?

Me: “His companions?” Look at their cute faces.

Friend: “Even that one?”

Me: Poor Eleven. Water pistols! Ten’s used one. And won. And Donna loved him for it. “Assemble a cabinet at them??”

Friend: “What are you going to do assemble a cabinet at them?”

Me: “I’ve no idea where he gets that from.”

Friend: “Will there be Wi-Fi?”

Me: “Sand shoes and granddad.”

Friend: There’s too much good to quote.

Me: Like … oh what were their nicknames … “The Legs, the Nose and Mrs. Robinson.” From “The Impossible Astronaut.”

Friend: They didn’t just smash the statues. They triturated them. Don’t use the lift in the event of an emergency.

Me: I wonder if she’s ever dropped the end of that scarf in the toilet.

Friend: The Doctor isn’t a personal saviour. He lets people die all the time. It’s only the companions who are truly safe.

Me: Hey! Let her hold onto that hope.

Friend: False hope.

Me: Doesn’t mean it’s not helpful.

Friend: Does Atkins never go home?

Me: No.

Friend: Surely his wife would tell him he’s had this job for a decade. Also, do they have to train him every day?

Me: Who says he’s married? And maybe his cat lies to him, too.

Friend: Like Drew Wu?

Me: Yup.

Friend: Why does she need a photo? Why not just text it?

Me: Because … of … reasons. ZYGON! Aww Clara. Billie looks at Ten. Feels! Such an awkward vibe in that room.

Friend: That’s what my hair looks like when I wake up. Frizzy and everywhere.

bad wolf

Me: I wish my hair was like Clara’s. Spoilers.

Friend: Get the eff away, Pond Scum. If that stone was that malleable the building would have crumbled centuries ago.

Me: Just that one bit is malleable.

Friend: Audio change. Voice over.

Me: I wonder what I’d be like with my past and future self. Probably as irritated. “Dickey bow”??

Friend: That little button is quite formidable. It just knows.

Me: “Three of you in one room and none of you tried the door!”

Friend: Is it illegal to look through the blasted picture of the queen’s face?

Me: Umm yes. Just like it’s illegal to burn a Gryffindor scarf. (Simon Pegg joke.) Oh, Ten. Shush.

Friend: His Elizabeth is clearly the Zygon.

Me: Stop insulting your wife. She likes eyebrow emphasis. Clara loves a wedding.

Friend: I don’t think you can be witness to your own wedding.

Me: That’s why Clara is there. “Back to the future.”

Friend: “I love the round things.” They aren’t round in Eleven’s. Hexagons!

Me: I want more of Ten and Eleven. “You redecorated! I don’t like it.” River’s shoes.

you've redecorated

Friend: No one cares about Pond’s galoshes.

Me: They’re pumps!

Friend: Time Lord art.

Me: “Cup-a-soup.”

Friend: What the eff is he wearing?

Me: Who? Hurt?

Friend: Sandshoes, corded jacket, and T-shirt? With a white lab coat.

Me: Oh. Is … that a problem?

Friend: What dress code is he abiding to? Shlep’s?

Me: Don’t cross the sonic streams!

Friend: I effing hate slow mo.

Me: I walk in slow mo to make my life more exciting. Seriously more of Ten and Eleven, please.

Friend: Yes. The memory device erases their whole lives? Harsh.

Me: Poor Atkins.

Friend: No wonder the Doctor doesn’t remember this.

Me: Clara pulls a Molly here. Noticing how the War Doctor looks when he thinks no one is looking.

Friend: Clara is so pretty.

Me: So pretty. Does the Moment’s clothes just get more and more trashed?

Friend: Does the Moment’s clothes get more and more ripped as the episode goes on?

Me: Love a big red button. I should change my ring tone to the TARDIS noise. Or my morning alarm. I’d wake up so excited.

Friend: That’s not true. Daleks don’t feel hope from the TARDIS.

Me: They did that one time. “Asylum of the Daleks.

Friend: Giant red button looks like a fake ruby.

dw big red button

Me: That’s not what a real ruby looks like?? Crap. I’ve been had.

Friend: Time to give up cat burglary.

Me: Ah well. I had a good run. Gallifrey did NOT have a shortage of babies. Baby boom … awkward phrasing …

Friend: Well, that’s an insult to Ten.

Me: Single tear of manliness. He’s HER Doctor.

Friend: He’s never been a doctor. He’s been the Doctor. But not a doctor.

Me: Yes he has. He’s got a degree in medicine and cheese-making.

Friend: It’s not what he “always does.”

Me: You don’t know. This show is a fraction of his life. Ten saying “Bad Wolf” has too many feels.

Friend: Eleven doesn’t even care about Bad Wolf. So tragic.

Me: Also, this is the same way he defeated the angels in “Blink.” Let them destroy each other. “You would have hope!” Eeeeee!

Friend: Nerd moment.

Me: CAPALDI EYES!!!

capaldi eyes

Friend: Because they didn’t know his clothes. Allons-y!

Me: His fancy black outfit with red lining. Tea. How British.

Friend: Time Lords seriously only have one planet? I’d imagine their race has solar systems.

Me: Maybe they’re home bodies. I love Clara.

Friend: Love how China is always so feminine.

Me: Hashtag excited about August.

Friend: Takes the wrong TARDIS. Ruins the universe.

Me: Regeneration! Alternate ending. Aww the ears. One can hope, Hurt.

Friend: I wish Nine had joined in.

Me: I know. Me too.

Friend: Don’t say it.

Me: “I don’t wanna go.” – ALL THE BLOODY FEELS.

Friend: All the feels. We spend wayyyyy too much time together.

Me: Yeah we do.

Friend: Someone took their tea cup!

day of the doctor tea

Me: “The Great Curator.” I think Ten. He’s got those TARDIS pockets.

Friend: Stupid fan service.

Me: Aww I like it.

Friend: Hexagons again.

Me: I should watch Tom Baker’s.

Friend: You go down that road you are going to be sucked into 27 seasons.

Me: Just his … what … five? I wonder if David was jealous of Matt’s tête-à-tête.

Friend: Most likely. Ass doubles.

Me: Good way to end the commentary – “Ass doubles.” OoooooweeeeeeooooooooOOOOOOOoooooooo.

Friend: That was fantastic!

Me: Allons-y!

Friend: Geronimo! #Nerdisms

catch phrases

 

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3 thoughts on “Doctor Who: “The Day of the Doctor” (2013)

  1. Pingback: New commentary: Doctor Who‘s “The Day of the Doctor” | Just Comma,
  2. YAY!!! hahaha. There were many things I want to say in response…but I shall just say, this made me so stoked to watch it again. Joy!

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