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And the New Doctor Is…

Posted: August 5, 2013 in tv shows
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Peter Capaldi.

Oddly enough, he has been in Doctor Who before, back in The Fires of Pompeii, as the merchant Caecilius.

It is also interesting to note after going with young Doctors, they are reverting back to an older Doctor.

I went to school during the 80s, so as a result I heard a fair bit of Metal – I even have a collection of it still on my old cassettes, which haven’t been played for years.

Yesterday I came across this – Doctor Who Meets Metal.

Needless to say I was deeply impressed – one of my favourite TV shows with the music of it done in metal style.

Took a further look at the guy doing it, and he has over 100 videos of various metalised versions of TV shows, movies, games and of course other forms of music.

Some of my other favourites so far are Skyrim, Lord of the Rings and BBC Sherlock.

I saw the following video yesterday, a mash up of two of my favourite shows – Castle and Firefly.  (Both, oddly, starring Nathan Fillion.)

It takes the theme and style of Firefly and uses the cast of Castle.  And its great.

Dr Who Prequel

Posted: March 24, 2013 in tv shows
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With one week before Doctor Who starts up again, a short prequel to the first episode, The Bells of Saint John, has been released.

The Doctor Returns

Posted: March 19, 2013 in tv shows
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March 30 sees the return of The Doctor, with the second half of the current season of Doctor Who

To whet our appetites, a new trailer has been released.

Your Name In Gallifreyan

Posted: February 6, 2013 in General, tv shows
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For those who have watched Doctor Who, you have no doubt noted the strange language on display in the TARDIS, comprised of various circles interlocked together, the language of Gallifrey and the Time Lords.

The language was never actually formalised by the BBC.  Instead it has been nutted out by a teenager from the US by name of Loren Sherman.  Not only does he have a guide to it but also a site where you can download a translator app to take a lot of the hardship out for you.

Of course, if you want to try for yourself, you could go to the wiki entry and work your way through that.  After looking at it, it is amazing the Time Lords ever wrote anything done.

My name turns out looking like this.

Gallifreyan Name

For something a little more complex, here is the opening sentence of The Hobbit.

Hobbit

From the 2011 Children in Need show comes a short skit involving the Doctor and also a trailer for the 2011 Christmas Special.  Very obvious what it is based on.