Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby Lilly » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:01 pm

I just had a Image moment. After whining about it for years (and getting some tips from folks here :ghug: ), I just realized that this episode is available on iTunes. :blinksmile:

Link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/tv-season/th ... =284591683

I swear it wasn't there when I looked before :shrug: , but maybe I somehow missed it. :blushing:

Anyway, I'm FINALLY going to watch it...
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby librarian_7 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:09 pm

eek! Sorry I hadn't mentioned I bought it on iTunes, Lilly!

Sophia simply could not be more lovely than she is in that episode.
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby cassysj » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:10 pm

It's on top of my Netflix list so I should get it this weekend
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby allegrita » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:33 pm

It is such a wonderful episode. So VERY Moonlightish, in so many ways, I think. And just amazingly romantic, while remaining very true to the Dr. Who feel. I loved it. Sooooo much. :hearts:
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby librarian_7 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:39 pm

Possibly my favorite moment?

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The Doctor riding that white horse through the mirror! Swoon!
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby allegrita » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:56 pm

Ooooh, yes! :melts:

But...
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that final letter? I needed a whole box of tissues, I swear... and I wanted to kick the Doctor for leaving the fireplace. He should have KNOWN what would happen. I was screaming, "NO, DON'T LEAVE!!!" but did he listen? No! Idiot. :madface:
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby Lilly » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:43 pm

:hearts: :hankie: :hearts: :hankie: Image


I've now watched my very first -- and probably last -- episode of Doctor Who. I mean, what's the point after that? Everything else will pale by comparison.

She was just luminous. :heart:
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby librarian_7 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:07 pm

I have a friend who's far more of a "Whovian"...and she says that episode was sort of a microcosm of the season. It touched on all the themes of the season, a major one of which was leaving Companions behind...

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And yes, the Doctor was an idiot. Madame de Pompadour should have gone down in history as an enigma...a woman who, at the height of her power and beauty, simply vanished into thin air!
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby Moonlightsonata » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:18 pm

It's also available on Amazon with an instant view for $1.99. It was really very enjoyable and sad. I hadn't seen a full episode of Dr. Who before.
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Re: Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace

Postby cassysj » Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:23 am

I just watched the episode and it was so sad, this is why the girl should never wait in the car. :snicker:


Sophia was just wonderful in it and while I'm not a Doctor Who fan I enjoyed it very much.
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