There’s a difference between a female character who exists in a story and has a romantic relationship with a male character versus a female character who exists in a story to have a romantic relationship with a male character
rose tyler vs river song
So, you find a breach, probe it, the sphere comes through, 600 feet above London, BAM!
“What’s Wrong With Stephen Moffat?”
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Hmm now I understand
Everything they said about River: YES. And mostly right on the other points for female characters. His cult-of-domesticity leanings were REALLY showing with the Christmas episode that was essentially Narnia. And honestly, with Clara, I have NO sense of her as an actual character, at all. She’s just kind of bland. A space-filler.
Can I just say that while I agree with nearly every single line of this, Matt and his amazing supporting cast really did an amazing job of pulling something out of this poor writing to make a good show. I think that Matt had a vision for his Doctor that was entirely different from moffat’s and you could actually hear him rolling his eyes at some of the lines he was forced to say.
everything about this post is so fucking true.
does this mean Gallifrey is real too and in Ireland
A door once opened may be stepped through in either direction.
Literally how dare you
Trying to prove a point to my teacher.
whenever i’m sad I like to envision Matt Smith trying to do this and then I laugh to myself.