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Old 01-16-2008, 08:24 PM   #1
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Chatter: Who was your favorite "Doctor Who" Doctor?


Mine was Tom Baker. "Jelly babies, anyone?" Funny, funny!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/class...x_fourth.shtml

When I was about 9, I made a tardis out of a refrigerator box, thread spools, and glue at my grandmother's house. My grandparents also had the bottom shelf of an old grocery cart that I pulled around with a rope. Wanna guess it's name? I'll give you a sonic screwdriver if you guess right.

So, anyway, I've commenced the purchase of the Tom Baker era Doctor Who DVDs, and can't wait to see those shows from long ago!

For those of you only privy to the new Doctor Who series on SciFi, you're missing the best. The old shows, while perhaps campy, were great adventures.
 
Old 01-17-2008, 02:07 AM   #2
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IMHO, Tom Baker = Dr. Who

I guess it all depends on when you discovered the show
 
Old 01-17-2008, 04:51 AM   #3
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Patrick Troughton defined it, Jon Pertwee refined it and Tom Baker iced it! But maybe I am old and nostalgic and in need of regeneration.
 
Old 01-17-2008, 05:22 AM   #4
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Tom Baker was the unique and only Doctor Who seen in Italy... in the unique season on-air in late 70s... sigh sigh....
 
Old 01-17-2008, 06:29 AM   #5
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I quite like David Tennant, I think he plays the role really well. I do enjoy some of the old episodes with Tom Baker (there have been some reruns on UKTV GOLD recently).
 
Old 01-17-2008, 06:24 PM   #6
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Was never really a fan, but I remember the original Doctor: William Hartnell.
 
Old 01-17-2008, 07:25 PM   #7
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Was never really a fan, but I remember the original Doctor: William Hartnell.
Then you were never really a nerd, were you?
 
Old 01-18-2008, 03:10 AM   #8
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Tom Baker rocks but, like David Tennant, Peter Davidson was my Doctor.
 
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Then you were never really a nerd, were you?
No, not then, I only became a nerd in later life. I did read a lot of science fiction then (early '60s), so I probably looked down on Dr Who as being third rate or just for kids.
 
  


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