Steven Moffat is Such a Fan
This is a really compelling article that points out the canonicity of Moffat’s tenure at Who. This does not change may opinions on his inability to write women compellingly though.
- John Hurt is “delightfully grumpy” jokes Doctor Who’s Steven Moffat (mirror.co.uk)
- Steven Moffat Reveals John Hurts Show-Stealing Performance (doctorwhoarchive.com)
- Why Are You Sad That There’s No Female Doctor? (ladygeekgirl.wordpress.com)
- Steven Moffat: Doctor Who Audience At 77 Million Worldwide (lezgetreal.com)
Apparently Steven Moffat can’t do anything right, even when he blatantly is.
There is no accounting for taste. Sometimes we just like what we like, and preferring one era of Doctor Who over another is not only all well and good, but completely expected and accepted. It would actually be strange if Doctor Who fans didn’t have preferences. In fact, Doctor Who has been on the air for so long, it would be a little strange if long-term fans didn’t have eras they actively disliked. I myself have a couple eras that I find extremely problematic. However, it would be nice if, when we engage in our complaining, we ranted about stuff that actually had some bearing on what’s appearing on screen.
Some of the complaints about current Doctor Who show-runner Steven Moffat that I’ve encountered come in the form of griping about how he doesn’t reference past episodes enough…
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