Jon Pertwee: A “Nope”, Sarah Jane?
(haven’t done one in a while, and it’s Pertwednesday after all)
I laughed at this more than I should have…
Ha, I laughed too
i’ve been waiting for this to come back
If you haven’t read the Amazon Reviews for Doctor Who Series 8, you should fix that immediately
Two Words: SONIC CANE!
Come on, guys…
You know you want it.
Make it happen, Moffat!
so here, the portrait behind her (of a lady in a dress) does look suspiciously like the upside-down view of domething else…
HOLY SHIT!!! AND NOW IT JUST GOT A BIT MORE CREEPY!!!
just casually turn my laptop upside down to see that an- LORDY CHRIST.
I LITERALLY JUST SCREAMED BLOODY FUCKING MURDER
I just turned my laptop completely upside down and screamed and my grandparents think im crazy now
Sherlock returns - but will things ever be the same again?
Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss are doing a Sherlock Q&A after the final Series Three episode has aired.
This is our opportunity to have our voices heard.
Be polite. Be concise. Be honest.
Ask about the lack of LGBT representation. Ask about the lack of diversity. Ask about Irene Adler being written as a lesbian and then falling for a man. Ask about the sexism. Ask about the queerbaiting. Ask about the racism. Ask about Anderson and the portrayal of mental illness.
Send as many respectful questions as you can manage.
We can do this, guys. We can get heard. And maybe we can make some sort of change.
Reblog this if you can. Spread the word.
After I reviewed “The Time of the Doctor" I had many people ask me what they could do to make their anger about Doctor Who's problematic elements known to the creators. Well, this would be one way. This Q&A is for Sherlock, but Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss write for both shows. In addition, I see many of the same problematic elements in Sherlock that I see in Doctor Who.
If you decide to send questions, please follow Claudia’s advice. Be polite. Be concise. Be honest. I would also recommend making your questions general to problems seen in both series or specific to the problems in Sherlock so that it’s relevant to the purpose of the Q&A.
So my friend stole my bedroom door for a month before christmas last year.
She brought it back like this.
I couldn’t have been more happy.
did something that had never been done before in the history of doctor whotoday, as a fandom, we collectively
we cried over a cyberman
we love you
I’ll just leave this here
let us not forget
Hey anon who wants to be the Doctor, you and I should totally team up because my dream is to be a female showrunner of Doctor Who —by sunsofgallifrey
Yeah totally. They can be your protp.
*cut for length*
Wow. This grew beyond my wildest imaginings last night.
I have probably two dozen asks in my inbox right now, with people volunteering their skills as actors, prop designers, and costume designers. In the notes of this post we have people volunteering to do special effects, write and edit scrips, direct the show, and we even have an aspiring astrobiologist offering their services. Some people wrote in to show off their conceptual designs of a female doctor, and others volunteered their poetry.
GET ON OUR NERD LEVEL.
Sunsofgallifreywrote in to say:
I just want to thank you and the whole whovian feminism community for making possible communication about our dreams to be part of Doctor Who. I don’t even know what I’m trying to say but this whole forming-an-entire-cast-and-crew-for-a-female-led-Doctor-Who thing has made my day/life a million times better! And it’s really made me more hopeful about the future of the show.
And apparently they’ve already got some ideas. occupyvillengard wrote in to tell me:
I’ve been pitching episode ideas to Future Exec Producer sunsofgallifrey about some awesome women from history, and thought I’d share with the team. There’s Noor Inayat Khan, an Indian princess who spied on the Gestapo during WWII; Mariam Al-Ijliya, 10th century Syrian astronomer; and Julie D’Aubigny, ‘the most badass swashbuckler of 17th-century France.’ And I’d be happy to hear about anyone else’s favourite women in history, ‘cause there are some wonderful stories that aren’t being told.
And then the original anon who started this PROTP wrote back to me:
Oh my lord. I think I accidentally started something just by asking for a bit of advice. The response to my question is making me tear up. So many people would support me in being The Doctor. To all the people willing to be in the cast in crew with a female Doctor, I say: Allons-Y
But all this enthusiasm for the PROTP brings up a rather interesting question, summed up by thingsithinkaboutstuff:
I ship it.
…can you ship a professional relationship?
Don’t care I ship it.
I know that we’re all having fun going ‘wouldn’t this be cool’ but I’m sort of sitting here going ‘my dream for years has been to write for Doctor Who, but thanks to Moffat that doesn’t feel like fun anymore’.
So could we actually? Could we really? Could we go from talk to action?
Due to geographical constraints it would probably wind up being a podcast series, unless we have some very committed animators on board, but even so. I really, really, want this.
So what do you all think? Do we want to make this into something real? Can we make this into something real? Send your suggestions/comments/ideas either to my ask box, my email, or add them when you reblog this post.