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Old 18-11-2005, 07:25   #1
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Arrow Doctor Who - Children in Need Special thread (NO spoilers about Xmas Sp & Series 2)

I thought I would do a separate thread for this, so that you some of you wont risk seeing any spoilers about the Xmas Special & Series 2.

For all spoilers & info on the Xmas Special & 2nd Series please post here:
Doctor Who - Xmas Special & Season Two production & rumors thread. Maybe SPOILERS!
That way we can keep this thread spoiler free.


The BBC's website for the Children In Need charity event notes that the special Doctor Who mini-episode (a 3 1/2-minute short piece set between "The Parting of the Ways" and "The Christmas Invasion") being broadcast on Friday 18 November after 9pm will be available for viewing on the web for an undefined period at this Children in Need website starting the same evening at 9:30pm. There is currently a trailer available on the website.

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Old 18-11-2005, 11:37   #2
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Shall we have a sweepstake about what time it actually makes it on at? I say 9.26pm...

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Old 18-11-2005, 15:14   #3
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Shall we have a sweepstake about what time it actually makes it on at? I say 9.26pm...

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Have watched CiN in years, but from my experience it depends on what region you're in. I remember, because BBC NI kept bumping the Red Dwarf special later and later a few years back and didn't show it in the end.
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Old 18-11-2005, 21:21   #4
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Well any concerns i had regarding Tennant as the Doctor just went out the window.....

He did a great job!

I find it hard to imagine that what we've just seen wont be repeated again for The Christmas Invasion. It seems to set up the episode and they can't rely on everyone having seen this.

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Old 18-11-2005, 21:25   #5
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I find it hard to imagine that what we've just seen wont be repeated again for The Christmas Invasion. It seems to set up the episode and they can't rely on everyone having seen this.
That what I was thinking, surely this will be repeated, I can't see anyway they can't.

Tennant looks like he is going to be a decent Doctor.
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Old 18-11-2005, 21:27   #6
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I had no doubts he would be good following hisrole in Casanova. i thought tonight's short was good, looks like he'll have a good personality. Love the mole bit !
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Well that was a nice little taster for the Christmas Invasion anyway
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Wow! Roll on Christmas - the few doubts I had about the new Doctor have gone right out of the window!
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Old 18-11-2005, 21:30   #9
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That was fun! and a tantalising little bit about the regeneration not working or something... (I've no idea what The Christmas Invasion is going to be about but that certainly whetted my appetite!)
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I'll be watching at Christmas but wasn't that keen on the new doctor

How bad are Jordan and Andre though
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I'll be watching at Christmas but wasn't that keen on the new doctor

How bad are Jordan and Andre though
Problem is I quite like that song !!!! Can't believe she hit those high notes live !!!

Tennant will grow on you Nic !
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Problem is I quite like that song !!!! Can't believe she hit those high notes live !!!

Tennant will grow on you Nic !
I'm pretty sure she was miming!

I'm sure he'll grow on me but Ecclestone was sooo good he's not going to be an easy act to follow
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Hurrah, they used the original TARDIS cloister bell emergency sound from Logopolis!

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Problem is I quite like that song !!!! Can't believe she hit those high notes live !!!
Er.. am I the only one who thought she mimed (badly) then? Thought it was pretty obvious. Peter was singing live, mind.
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I'll be watching at Christmas but wasn't that keen on the new doctor
Yeah in agreement with Nicola, I suppose its because I enjoyed Ecclestone so much as the Doctor

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doesn't seem to be any sound on the streaming version available on the CiN website
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doesn't seem to be any sound on the streaming version available on the CiN website
It's on there but no sound!
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It's on there but no sound!
Working fine now.

I didn't realise how much I missed this show until now. Tennant is brilliant. Really can't wait to see more of him.
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Old 18-11-2005, 21:46   #19
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I had my doubts he would make a good doctor but as others have said that short teaser has convinced me. As another good doctor would have said “fantastic”.
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Old 18-11-2005, 21:57   #20
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Wow! The music started and I remembered how much I enjoyed the recent series!
Really looking foreward to the Christmas Invasion now.
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