Saturday, January 03, 2009

Doctor Who = Matt Smith

So it's Matt Smith. You know, Matt Smith! Actually, readers of this blog probably do know, as I'm sure many of you watched Ruby In The Smoke and The Shadow In The North, in which he appeared as Jack. I liked him in those! And check the hair. That is Doctor Hair. Not an especially brave choice, perhaps, but a good one, I reckon.

8 comments:

Billy said...

I quite liked him in the Ruby etc. and also Party Animals.

I'm not sure about the hair though.

stu-n said...

You're mad. That is complete rubbish hair.

Jane Henry said...

My daughter agrees about the hair, but I kinda like it. I think he might be a really interesting choice, even if I am nearly old enough to be his mother (sigh). I'm looking forward to it.

Elucidarian said...
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Elucidarian said...

There's a lot we still don't know about the Doctor. Sadly, few of the other Doctors could be brought back without recasting. I would like to see them fit in a young William Hartnell Doctor. Too much nostalgia from the first 8 keeps me wanting more connection to them, I suppose.

I also hope they jump forward in time before Doctor #10 regenerates, so he can have time to age properly (and meet and know River Song and all that). It would be a hoot to see David Tennant as a feisty, yet tired old Time Lord, not forced to regenerate prematurely like most previous incarnations.

I'll refrain from making any judgments about Mr. Smith until he's shown us what he's got.

Kev said...

What a brilliant way to announce the new man at the helm of the TARDIS. I enjoyed his interview and could see why Steven Moffat and Piers Wenger were so taken with him. Bright, quirky, and energetic.... can't ask for more really.

Anonymous said...

I will wait and see how well he does as the Doctor. Living in the States I've never heard of him before.

It could be the hair or the fact that he is so thin but he seems to have an awfully large head.....

I have to agree with Elucidarian's comment, seeing an old version of David's Doctor would be great and leave the door open for the Doctor to cross paths with himself.

On another note, I have to admit that since I started watching Doctor Who a few years ago, I've become deeply infatuated with the UK, it's people and cultures. I'm sure it's not all like it is on TV but I can dream can't I?

Perhaps, in another life, I'll have the opportunity to live there or visit. There's also something about the accents and a seemingly innate wittiness that makes UK women so very attractive as well.

Anonymous said...

"I have to admit that since I started watching Doctor Who a few years ago, I've become deeply infatuated with the UK, it's people and cultures. I'm sure it's not all like it is on TV ..."

Well, you'd think that by now in Britain we'd be fed up being the target of so many alien invasions, but we're resilient, and they make surprisingly little day-to-day difference outside the directly-affected areas. Everyone seems to forget quite quickly about even the most extravagant ones! Have you seen the price of petrol, though?