Dr Who spin-off series

Posted by Sulkyblue (17th Oct 2005, 10:38) -

"The BBC has commissioned the Doctor Who scriptwriter Russell T Davies to make an adult post-watershed spin-off of its most famous sci-fi show. The new programme will be called Torchwood (an anagram of Doctor Who) and will follow a crack team investigating alien activities and crime in modern-day Britain." Many people seem to be disturbed by this, but I think it sounds really rather cool.

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 John Kirk ( 17th Oct 2005, 13:50, Rank: Patrician )  reply

I can see why some people might be a bit dubious about it. On the other hand, I had some concerns about the Dr Who relaunch based on early rumours ("Written by the guy who did 'Queer as Folk'! Julian Clary to be the new Doctor!"), and I've been impressed by that, so I'm willing to give the spinoff a shot. I'll certainly watch the first episode, anyway.

I also thought that the way one character got abandoned at the end of the last Dr Who episode was a bit harsh, so I'm glad that there are brighter things ahead for that person :)

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 Siberman ( 18th Oct 2005, 09:43, Rank: Mentat )  reply

also more form here: ( - it can't be surprising that the drwho site has stuff about this :-)

It could be good as long as it doesn't turn out to be too camp

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 Richard ( 18th Oct 2005, 10:31, Rank: Dust Puppy )  reply

tbh its nice to see that there is some more UKTVSF being made, good as it is the 9th doctor really did leave me wanting more.

So i think ill definitly give this a watch and judge it on its merits. If its sucessful who knows there oculd be all sorts of things in store for us.

Its a good sign people, a very good sign!

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 Siberman ( 19th Oct 2005, 09:27, Rank: Mentat )  reply

come on Blake's 7!

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 karne ( 19th Oct 2005, 11:42, Rank: GSV )  reply

yeah right ]:=8)

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