i love doctor who but come on

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Hello, old friend, and here we are. You and me, on the last page. By the time you read these words, Rory and I will be long gone. So know that we lived well, and were very happy. And above all else, know that we will love you, always. Sometimes I do worry about you, though. I think once we’re gone, ‘you won’t be coming back here for a while, and you might be alone, which you should never be. Don’t be alone, Doctor. And do one more thing for me. There’s a little girl waiting in a garden. She’s going to wait a long while, so she’s going to need a lot of hope. Go to her. Tell her a story. Tell her that if she’s patient, the days are coming that she’ll never forget. Tell her she’ll go to sea and fight pirates. She’ll fall in love with a man who’ll wait two-thousand years to keep her safe. Tell her she’ll give hope to the greatest painter who ever lived and save a whale in outer space. Tell her this is the story of Amelia Pond. And this is how it ends.

LoT 2x15

first off, all the Lord of the Rings references were absolutely golden and I was nerding out so much with the parallels

I love this show and it’s crazy moments

seeing Mick and Amaya connect over wanting to use the Spear, and seeing her believe in him, and then him wanting her to come with him to fix her destiny, ignited my VixenWave heart because there haven’t been any moments with them lately, and I ship it. I wish it was a thing and it hadn’t been dropped because it’s a really strong dynamic

I also enjoyed the Indiana Jones references too; love me some pop culture goodness

and of course, the continuing Doctor Who references (fixed points in time, anyone?)

anyway, I don’t blame Mick for wanting to use the Spear, and for ultimately going with Leonard and the Legion; he just wanted his partner and friend back, and to get away from a team where people mostly just distrusted and disliked him (except for Sara and Amaya and Ray; they were the ones I consider his friends. I’m glad he and Sara had that moment of mutually missing Leonard, as well as his moments with Amaya, and his friendship with Ray; I wish there had been more of those moments with those three and more of the team.)

 it was great to see Leonard alive and interacting with our other characters, even if he was pre-teamup Snart

will the team restore him to when the Legion picked him up? if they do, I hope that the team gets to, I don’t know, say a proper goodbye. And for some of them, apologize the shitty way they’ve treated him.

at least they realized how awful they were to him by the end. It’s something the fans already knew; that Mick Rory is a skilled thief, likes lighting things on fire, but he also is smart, and blunt, and has survived so much trauma, and there are clearly things we don’t know about him beneath the surface.

and it looks like he’s bitten off more than he can chew, what with the Legion using the Spear for their ill-gotten gains

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“There’s been songs for centuries about people coming to your window at night. Usually ghosts of people you’ve lost. Sometimes it’s a warning. Sometimes they want to drag you down with them.”

okay so you know the video of the guy who forgot he was married to his wife? that but with Nursey as the guy and Dex as the wife but instead of Dex responding with “I’m your husband” when Nursey asks if he’s an angel he says “Close. I’m actually a Nurse.”

and Nursey doesn’t understand for a sec what that means he’s just like “oh. that’s chill.” and Dex laughs and then the doctor comes in like “is everything alright Mr. Nurse?” and Nursey realizes the doctor is referring to him and then he looks at Dex and then at the doctor and his eyes go wide and he’s like “you’re my husband?!”

and honestly Dex would give both his kidneys and half a lung to see Nursey’s face light up like that again god i love these boys

The Face of Burnout

Some Days… I want to make a difference in the lives of my patients, I want to make a difference in nursing.

When Burnout Hits….All I want is to make it through the day.

Some Days….I am entirely grateful to be doing what I love.

When Burnout Hits…I am entirely sure there’s another career out there for me that doesn’t have this intense level of responsibility.

Some Days….I am thankful for the co-workers, doctors, and every team member in healthcare who makes this job worth it.

When Burnout Hits….I am tired of all the tempers, aggression and people displacing their anger in the heightened state of duty, obligation and liability that comes with a licensed professional position. I am tired.

Some Days…I am devastated by the loss, grief, and death I’ve witnessed in one shift, in a culmination of shifts. I am devastated beyond comprehension, and cry a world of tears no one will see.

When Burnout Hits….I am in a void. I am on autopilot during a code. I am lost in an abyss of mechanics as I perform my duties in an almost anesthetized state.

Some Days….I am tolerant of all the complaints

When Burnout Hits…I am intolerant of it all, especially intolerant of myself.

Some Days….I am appreciative of what I learn, what I want to learn, and what’s ahead in the world of science and healthcare.

When Burnout Hits….It all melds together into monotony, what’s ahead doesn’t matter. What’s in front of me doesn’t excite me.

Some Days….I am a teacher, a mentor, a guide, an advocate, a leader.

When Burnout Hits….I am treading water. I have nothing valuable to say, I have nothing articulate to contribute, I have nothing of worth to add, I am lost.

Burnout….doesn’t mean I don’t care,
Burnout….doesn’t mean I am incapable of emotion,
Burnout….doesn’t mean I won’t cry in frustration
Burnout ….doesn’t mean I am unable to understand another’s point of view.
Burnout….doesn’t mean my empathy is switched off
Burnout…..doesn’t mean I am a failure in life
Burnout….doesn’t mean I won’t paste a smile on my face, and convince the world I am fine
Burnout…doesn’t mean I can’t resurface and appreciate the little things that keep me going.

How Bernie’s character came to be

I love that Simon Harper and Oliver Kent obviously watched Doctor Who and saw Kate Lethbridge-Stewart command the screen and were, like the rest of us praying for… 

Originally posted by hella-g4y

I mean come on! wowzer!, played by the devastatingly attractive Jemma Redgrave no less!

So, being exec producers of a continuing drama at the BBC, they did what we could only hope to achieve in fan fiction. They transplanted Kate into Holby as Bernie Wolfe and brilliantly, they made no attempt to really separate the characters (at first) - Kate above, Bernie on her first day working at Holby below.

They made her a sexy (well, that was really down to J Red) as hell army major, queer as you like and made us all fall in fangirly love with her. Then, unbelievably and amazingly they made her Serena’s girlfriend! 

And I love them for it!, what a time to be alive! (Even if I’m not 100% convinced Bernie isn’t Kate currently deep undercover with UNIT and that’s what that Ukraine nonsense was all about…)

DAYS GONE BY [SPENCER REID]

Pairing: Spencer Reid x Reader

Warnings: Yelling, Curse Words?

Summary: Spencer has been on a case for a few weeks, after not calling to check up on you become angry and decides to ignore his calls if he calls. As Spencer comes home you two arguing but make ups in the end.

Authors Note: I love writing Spencer imagines, thank you for whoever requested this! Make sure to follow me and send me requests, please! Much love x

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Originally posted by exonev

You were laying down in bed, a blanket covering your whole entire body, a computer next to you as you watch Doctor Who, your phone beside it waiting for his call.

Days gone by since he last called and you knew this case was different. More violent, more blood and you just wanted to know that Spencer was okay but after days of not calling you decided to fuck it.

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I think the one nice thing about loving River Song is that she can’t be taken away from us

she was killed off in her first episode and it was the ones AFTER that that made us fall in love with her and because of how her story is written we will only ever get more of her

she is one space wife that can never be taken away or diminished and you know what I really fucking need that today

[..]
PETER CAPALDI: I suppose the big thing about it, for me, is that it’ll be my last.

JO WHILEY:  It’ll be your last ?

PETER CAPALDI: Yes, this will be the end for me.

JO WHILEY: Oh wow, how do you feel about that ?

PETER CAPALDI: I feel…sad. I love Doctor Who, it’s a fantastic program to work on and it’s been a huge pleasure to work with, a family ! I can’t praise the people I’ve worked with more highly. But I’ve always been somebody who’s done a lot of different things. I’ve never done one job for three years, this is the first time I’ve done this, and I feel it’s sort of time to move on to different challenges.

[…]

JO WHILEY: Ok, so… You still have to film your regeneration ?  You see the geek is coming out of me now. Have you filmed your regeneration ?

PETER CAPALDI: No, I’m going to work ! Tonight ! I’m still there ! I’m still Doctor Who for a long time.

JO WHILEY: This is such a big deal Peter. How do you feel about it? Passing it on to somebody else ?

PETER CAPALDI: I feel…sad, you know ? It’s sad, but rather wonderful. What a privilege, to have done this ! You know, it’s an extraordinary position to be in ! But like everything, you have to be aware for when it’s time, to move on.

JO WHILEY:When did you know ? You signed up for a certain amount of time or when did you make the decision to leave ?

PETER CAPALDI: Well, they asked me to stay on.

JO WHILEY: You were going to leave before ?

PETER CAPALDI: No, no, my contract was running out, but then they asked me to stay, and I just thought, you know: I love this, but I don’t know how long I can do it and give it my best. And if I’m not giving it my best, I don’t want to do it. So you know, I want to move on to other challenges. But never do anything that’s been more special to me.

—  Peter Capaldi interviewed by Jo Whiley
BBC Radio 2
30/01/2017

okay. okay i can’t just start this and not talk about my expectations from tv!lyra
i usually try not to have expectations of any kind (see my approach to doctor who) but it’s impossible when it comes to my all time favorite female character
so, @bbc - 

  • give me a lyra who’s wild
  • give me a lyra who’s got torn, worn hand me down clothes and dirty knees and bruises and scratches all over
  • give me a lyra with twigs in her hair and stars in her eyes
  • give me a rude lyra, a lyra who yells, a lyra who doesn’t (and frankly, can’t) hide her emotions
  • give me a leader lyra, give me a decisive and arrogant lyra
  • give me a lyra who lies without hesitation, who lies like she’s been doing it all her life because she has, give me a deceiving and cunning 11 year old child
  • give me a lyra who’s still CHILDISH as hell, who looks up to the adults she admires like they’re magic, who bluntly acts like she can blend into societies she admires with varying degrees of success (mrs. coulter’s lifestyle, the gyptians, bolvanger - depends on how hard she’s trying to lie and whether she’s just trying to have fun or actually lying for her life)
  • give me lyra’s and pan relationship - something deeper than anything else
  • yet give me a lyra who seems so different from her daemon - from responsible, planner, voice of reason pan who always has to look out for her
  • YET give me lyra and pan who are children and play together and laugh together and act as the one whole being that they are
  • give me the lyra who drove jordan scholars mad
  • give me lyra who lad gangs of street urchins into wars
  • give me lyra who earned the respect and admiration of iorek byrnison, lee scoresby and serafina pekkala (two of which are monarchs)
  • give me lyra goddamn silvertongue

The more I think about yesterday’s episode, the more I love it. Finally, the show delivers on the title. The whole episode is a payoff to the thematic arc of the show, what happens when some kids are left with a traumatic task, a WMD, and the Doctor’s impossible liberal amazingness to live up to in his absence. And the whole episode divides the debate by contexts of privilege. It’s just the most white, privileged, and liberal two who oppose it, plus the outlier of Matteusz who comes from a background of active genocide and forms the most interesting opposition. Meanwhile, the actively oppressed Quill, Ram, and Tanya get to argue that yes, killing a force that exists just to oppress and hurt to save more lives really is the best option. And ultimately it hinges on April and Matteusz as the ones who finally have to listen and make that sacrifice of ideals because it really is their best choice, and Tanya, Quill, Ram are right. Killing isn’t desirable, but in context of danger the solution to such a trolley problem is straightforward, and so the episode does something that Doctor Who would usually argue against, it rejects the pacifist ideal for genocide to save more.

Like, that’s amazingly heavy stuff and I like the pacifist idealism in the main show so I’m glad it was kept to the spinoff, but damn, that’s sophisticated and intelligent TV.

I’ve just watched The Return of Doctor Mysterio, and I must say everything about the episode was perfect. I LOVED IT.

- superheroes in DW ‘verse who aren’t evil or alien (well, fully)
- not everyone is English or American
- not everyone is white
- the Doctor has a male companion. come on!
- superheroes have to have a daily job for they don’t get paid. someone said it.
- we got to know what the aliens with zips from last year’s special are
- male nanny
- babies before anything. man has his priorities right.
- the roof scene. precious.
- child who adores comics = adult who still adores comics. reality.
- child who’s sick on Christmas. also painful reality.
- hints on how stupid Lois Lane is for not recognising Clark is Superman.
- the squeaky toy (I know it had a name…)
- all the jokes
- Clark/Lois kind of love story. that was beautiful.
- ‘girlfriend? boyfriend?’
- pushing all the buttons, aka Your Eleven Is ShowingTM
- another nickname to add to Doctor Punkenstein’s list
- Nardole’s speech at the end. it was right after River.
- new trailer that let us know there’s not just Bill, but also Nardole. two companions.

However, I must point out one thing. Whatever happened to the rule the Doctor can’t ever land in NY? Did they forget, or…? explained, thank you, guys.

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I’m not happy to see Peter Capaldi leave Doctor Who for very many reasons, he is wonderful in the role. But there are at least two good reasons to celebrate him leaving. Number one, and most importantly, he is a brilliant actor and I look forward to seeing what he chooses to do next. Secondly, I think now is the time to have the Doctor regenerate into someone who doesn’t so obviously appear to be a male Anglo-Saxon from the island of Great Britain.

Off the top of my head, I would love for Chris Chibnall to put all of these names on his list of people to match up against his vision of what he wants Doctor Who to try and do during his tenure:

Paterson Joseph, Olivia Colman, Anna Maxwell Martin, Alexander Siddig, Michael Smiley, Amara Karan, Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade and Hayley Atwell.

Or, you know, he could have Peter Capaldi come back…