Notes from extinction (pickwick) wrote,
Notes from extinction

Tweedy book guy

Apparently it's Doctor Who Day! Happy days! New outfit, companion's name, companion's outfit, casting spoilers, &co.

I approve. A bit like Tennant, I suppose, but tweed = goodness (it's a Giles thing) and braces (which you can see in another pic) are awesome. And the whole thing looks kind of Bletchley Park. (Or science teacher. One or the other.)

Companion's name is...Amy Pond. Um. I think that would be silly even if James Pond didn't exist. See below for more, if you don't mind recurring character spoilers. Outfit looks fine, jumpers and Converse, quite modern.

Sooo the Sun spoiled me by updating their story while I was reading it...they realised some of the photos they had had a certain recurring character in them. STOP READING NOW IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW.

Yep, River Song is back for la Moff's first eps. (Assuming they're filming in order, anyway.) Which made me sigh a bit, but I suppose it makes sense - more sense than dropping the whole storyline, anyway. So, River Song, Amy there a reason for that frankly stupid surname of Amy's? Enquiring minds want to know. And River Song meeting 11, how's that going to work? Hmmm.

Also, and I have no idea which category to put this into, almost spoilerish speculation about the Tardis. We have a new Tardis! Except it's actually (so I'm told) an old Tardis - it's pretty much the spitting image of William Hartnell's police box. Again I say hmmm. Any chance Matt Smith isn't actually playing 11? Or something going screwy with the regeneration? Lots of questions coming out of today.

Articles and pictures, both with the minor spoilers, from the Daily Mail and the Sun.

(Apparently somebody did something impressive 40 years ago today, and also there's some sports thing on. Meh.)
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