ThetaSigma wrote:I agree, friend bcm77. For me the new TV series lost much its flavor and interest when the 05-06 era ended. I thought Rose ended up being tolerable by the end of her run with David Tennant. But things took a nosedive from there I feel.
philipdalton wrote:"Haven't they scrapped the incarnation limit yet? Oh well, they soon will if the programme continues to be a commerical success in coming years...they'll find some plot device to get round it."
Actually the incarnation limit has been scrapped already. In the 70's it was established in 'The Deadly Assassin' that Time Lords can only regenerate 12 times. However, I've read on a Doctor Who website that with the Time Lords now destroyed this rule actually no longer applies.
The Master's horrible appearance in this adventure was apparently due to him being at the end of his twelfth regeneration. However, he managed to bend the rules and continue living by stealing the body of Nyssa's father, Consul Tremas, played by Anthony Ainley, at the end of 'The Keeper of Traken'.
tch wrote:I'm more concerned that if the show keeps going we can break the 'cute and young' barrier when it comes to picking the next actor to play the Doctor, let alone if they'll ever try a woman in the role.
Much as I like Smith and Tennant, I'd like a bit of variety.
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