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Just thought I'd pop in and say that I'm leaving for my Honeymoon in Cardiff tomorrow. If you don't know, Cardiff is where Dr. Who is filmed and they're filming the 50th anniversary episode while I'l

Red Dwarf is awesome, and a part of me demands a crossover be made. A different part of me fears that such a crossover would cause more insanity then C'thulu showing up wading up the Thames

I find the Heresy minis Dr who to be better and he does free shipping from England all the time.   As for the Tardis, if you want a 32mm one, I got two of these from Demo's Laser Cut designs for a d

I want those Hasslefree minis, but shipping from them to the states is a bit of a bugbear.

 

What I need is a TARDIS so I can recover the lost episodes.

 

yes, that's right. If I had a TARDIS I'd use it to go recover the missing episodes of Doctor Who. Not to save lives or prevent wars or educate my kids. I'ds watch TV.

Mine are from Heresy, not Hasslefree. They are two completely different tiny independent UK miniatures companies. Hasslefree has not got homages to "Doctor Who," except for a resin "Glaswegian Police Box" of very nearly the right type.

 

As for shipping to the US, I have found costs at both Hasslefree and Heresy to be quite reasonable for small orders, which minis are, mostly. At least they are if you get the "small packet" option, with which I have never had any trouble.

 

Pssh. All you silly Whovians. Everyone who's cool knows Red Dwarf is where it's at.

 

Ok, ok. So I like the Doctor(s). Not as much as my wife, though, she's still creeped out by Daleks (and their voices) and giggles hysterically anytime a Dr. Who episode or trailer comes on.

-Dave

Also a longtime "Red Dwarf" fan. Unlike "Doctor Who," I have all the RD episodes. And novelisations. And some scripts. And actor memoirs.

 

We spent our honeymoon in London and one extra thrill was seeing a new episode unavailable in the US at the time.

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Oh, and little metal models of the Red Dwarf and the Starbug.

Want. Now. Where?

 

ETA: Yeah, I have several audio books that are awesome. The narrator does an excellent job of the voices (on most, anyway).

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I have! I adored Eccleston. I loved him so much, in fact, that I refused to accept Tennant for a year, and only after he got a second season did I go back and watch his first. I just didn't want the new doctoring to become an annual thing. Once I gave him a chance, I loved Tennant, too. I like Smith more than my youngest son does, but that's because Smith is so very Troughton.

 

Honestly - I'm one season behind on Smith. The current season, which I'm told is incredible, I have yet to sit down and watch.

 

But I cried when Sarah Jane came back for Tennant, and I cried when Rose left and I love Smith forever for A Good Man Goes to War.

 

In doing this blog, I've seen a lot of other Who blogs, and there's two kinds. NewWho, and ClassicWho and the two of them hate each other. I'm neither of those. I like BOTH

 

I intend to follow this through to current, I should be caught up in a little over a year, so I expect to be doing reviews of "year 51" stuff while it's still fresh from the airwaves.

I was the same way with Tennant. It took me a season to get past him not being Eccleston, but he is my favorite modern incarnation now. Smith is awesome in his own way though, he really has grown on me. Also helps that he seems to be one of the nicest guys ever to take on the role.

 

You should really catch up on the new season though. The second half is starting up this month, I am loving Jenna Louise Coleman. I never thought any modern companion would come close to Rose for me, but she is already on my all time list of favorite Who characters. Plus there are some really spoilery bits (especially in the first episode Asylum of the Daleks) that you would not want revealed. The recent Christmas special was great as well, featuring the return of Jenny, Strax and Madame Vastra, as well as a villain I would love to see as a bones figure.

 

Now I want to rewatch nu-who. And some classics.

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I have! I adored Eccleston. I loved him so much, in fact, that I refused to accept Tennant for a year, and only after he got a second season did I go back and watch his first. I just didn't want the new doctoring to become an annual thing. Once I gave him a chance, I loved Tennant, too. I like Smith more than my youngest son does, but that's because Smith is so very Troughton.

 

Honestly - I'm one season behind on Smith. The current season, which I'm told is incredible, I have yet to sit down and watch.

 

But I cried when Sarah Jane came back for Tennant, and I cried when Rose left and I love Smith forever for A Good Man Goes to War.

 

In doing this blog, I've seen a lot of other Who blogs, and there's two kinds. NewWho, and ClassicWho and the two of them hate each other. I'm neither of those. I like BOTH

 

I intend to follow this through to current, I should be caught up in a little over a year, so I expect to be doing reviews of "year 51" stuff while it's still fresh from the airwaves.

I was the same way with Tennant. It took me a season to get past him not being Eccleston, but he is my favorite modern incarnation now. Smith is awesome in his own way though, he really has grown on me. Also helps that he seems to be one of the nicest guys ever to take on the role.

 

You should really catch up on the new season though. The second half is starting up this month, I am loving Jenna Louise Coleman. I never thought any modern companion would come close to Rose for me, but she is already on my all time list of favorite Who characters. Plus there are some really spoilery bits (especially in the first episode Asylum of the Daleks) that you would not want revealed. The recent Christmas special was great as well, featuring the return of Jenny, Strax and Madame Vastra, as well as a villain I would love to see as a bones figure.

 

Now I want to rewatch nu-who. And some classics.

Rose was my second favorite companion (behind Martha Jones), but now she is tied for third with Amy Pond (only because Amy is a ginger).

 

Oh, and Red Dwarf kicks butt!

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I'm surprised to hear that it took you so long to get into CLASSIC Who, Bryan.

I got started in high school, watching reruns on PBS, out of San Antonio; my first Doctor was Jon Pertwee in "Day of the Daleks." To this day, I miss the Ogrons. Before long, Tom Baker got in there, and it was odd and took some getting used to, as the Doctor grew younger and more Bohemian. Sarah Jane Smith helped. I had SUCH an adolescent crush on her! So help me, I actually cried when Elisabeth Sladen died!

Keep up the good work.

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Amy was fun, though in all honesty, I liked Rory better. I am hopefull, our very lovely impossible lass will be a grand companion, and hopefully not a tragic one

Rory ruined it for me (as did the whole River Song story, no disrespect to Alex Kingston who is a brilliant actor).

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Amy was fun, though in all honesty, I liked Rory better. I am hopefull, our very lovely impossible lass will be a grand companion, and hopefully not a tragic one

I've taken to just saying that "Amy and Rory" is my favorite companion. I felt that either without the other was okay, not great, but the pair of them together really clicked for me. And not tragic? From Moffat? That's hilarious. :upside:

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