Sunday, January 04, 2009

Doctor Smith

The new Doctor who has been announced, and it's a total shock.

Matt Smith's name hasn't been mentioned or rumoured, as far as I've seen, and he's a surprise - and controversial - choice, both for his youth, his status as a relative unknown, and the fact that he isn't controversial enough for some. I know there's been discussion on whether there should be a black doctor or a female doctor, but given new Time-Master Steven Moffat's genius touch with the Doctor Who series thus far, I'm willing to trust his judgement.

And there is one thing. Moffat has hit the mark as far as looks go:





Fan-girl squee power activated!

5 comments:

Jeremy said...

I know some geeky people who actually woke up earlier on Sunday morning so they could find out who the new Doctor was. Incroyable, non?

This news of course spoils the xmas special ("The New Doctor") for those of us who haven't watched it yet because we're foolish enough to live in an area of the world in which the BBC's nominated licensee holds a monopoly over the program and can't be bothered showing it for another month.

Domino said...

I can't really judge yet....but his face annoys me.

RVB said...

He has good hair, but a lack of eyebrows is questionable.

Keri said...

I hadn't noticed that before, but it's true.

Maybe it's the angle. Either that or the eyebrows got lost in the time-space continuum.

RVB said...

Well it's cause for concern anyhow...