Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby shuzbot » Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:25 am

I really have no idea, do you?
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby Servorobot » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:03 am

Overall, last episode aside, his second season was vastly better than his first. There were some episodes that were actually quite good, something we couldn’t really say about his first effort.

There’s no reason not to believe, if he can curb his fanboy ego and not try and rewrite the whole history of the series, that the overall quality of his third season could also be an improvement on the second.

If he basis his whole season around his rewrite of the show’s history then he’s basically f*cked.

Not holding my breath for increase in quality though now he’s screwed the whole mythology surrounding the Doctor with his Timeless Children misstep.
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby shuzbot » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:16 am

If Zagreus had been a TV episode it would have been the timeless child
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby Servorobot » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:31 am

shuzbot wrote:If Zagreus had been a TV episode it would have been the timeless child


Most definately. :evil:
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby LizR » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:03 am

The second series was a bit better than the first, so he may be heading in the right direction - but I doubt if he's likely to have a talent infusion, so if anything much is going to improve it will depend on the other writers, I imagine.
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby Servorobot » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:28 am

LizR wrote:The second series was a bit better than the first, so he may be heading in the right direction - but I doubt if he's likely to have a talent infusion, so if anything much is going to improve it will depend on the other writers, I imagine.


Apart from Orphan 55, up until the last episode it was starting to look pretty good.

Ascension Island of the Cybermen was really quite good (it got the lowest number of zeros all season and I was starting to worry. Mondas isn’t Mondas without people giving New Who stories lots of zeros).

Of course Chibnall completely blew it in the next episode, but even then up until the Master killed the Lone Cyberman, (see I’ve forgotten his name already, I keep thinking it was Ashwin. An Indian spinner got converted) and it became all about him and Chibs’ ego, it was ok.
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby The Ginger Cat » Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:21 pm

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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby shuzbot » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:08 pm

Here's a new short DW story that probably answers that question.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/doctorwho/e ... f97ef85516
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby cloudy day » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:34 pm

shuzbot wrote:Here's a new short DW story that probably answers that question.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/doctorwho/e ... f97ef85516

I liked it up until the fourth to the last paragraph.
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby Servorobot » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:20 pm

The Ginger Cat wrote:Blowed if I know. Blowed if I care...


Yeah, I don’t know if I really care either.
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby LizR » Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:54 am

shuzbot wrote:Here's a new short DW story that probably answers that question.

"The ratings were falling..."
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Re: Will Chibnall's Third Season be Worse?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:30 pm

The only entertainment value now imo is watching this very public car crash continue in slow motion. You know the car could just stop and the passengers and driver get out, but they insist on driving on, even as the car disintegrates around them. :?
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