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September 6th, 2014 163 comments

What Did You Think of Robot Of Sherwood?

Now that the Third episode of series 8 has been aired what did you think? Was it everything you had hoped for or not what you expected…

In a sun-dappled Sherwood forest, the Doctor discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars and strikes up an unlikely alliance with Robin Hood.

With all of Nottingham at stake, the Doctor must decide who is real and who is fake. Can impossible heroes really exist?




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Doctor Who The Complete Series 8 starring brand new Twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldiand his trusty companion Clara, played by Jenna Coleman.

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Doctor Who: Series 8 DVD. Available to pre-order now!

Series 8 of Doctor Who returns to UK TV screens on 23rd August, starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor and Jenna Coleman as Clara.

The series is set to open with a feature length episode titled “Deep Breath”.

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163 comments

  • Maria

    September 15th, 2014 - 8:54am

    I’ve been watching dr who since the mid 70s as a young child. LOVE Tom Baker never thought anyone could replace him. These young guys have done a good job since 2005, but the doctor is 2000 yrs old and we do need a more mature man. I think Peter is doing a great job and if people do not like him then STOP WATCHING……

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  • merlin

    September 13th, 2014 - 8:17pm

    watched dr who since it started in 1963 i like peter capaldi ..a dark tom baker.. but not sure about the storylines they seem a little contrived .. the stories in the past have been him sorting out a situation he found himself in not inventing situations (ok maybe the first one) …the dramas there but not the action ..not sure about the opening graphics either maybe their trying to bring it up to date but personally i prefer the old ones

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    • Daniel

      September 15th, 2014 - 2:01am

      I love the new TARDIS, but I so agree..the new opening is a down grade…and I much prefer the previous years. As usual have to fix what is not broken….

  • kevin

    September 12th, 2014 - 5:03pm

    To all you “fans” with your negative comments, shouldnt really say it but just switch over if you dislike the series that much, it would be better for us all should you do as nobody is forcing you to watch it

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    • Anonymous

      September 12th, 2014 - 6:59pm

      well I was rather negative on this episode but I love the series 2

      just because people dislike 1 episode it does not mean they need to stop watching the whole series

    • Daniel

      September 15th, 2014 - 2:04am

      I agree.as most Dr. fans know there is a period of time it takes for us to adjust to the doctor and actor to find his niche in the doctor, but geeez point being look ahead and be thankful for the past….

  • Tardisbob

    September 12th, 2014 - 4:20pm

    To be honest I’ve really enjoyed the first three episodes of this series, I think they’ve been some of the best in new who.
    I also would like to say, no offence (which means the opposite) anyone who still watches the X factor must be brain dead, I laughed when they put they’re tenth anniversary episode on the same day as the fifthtieth of doctor who, and they got utterly destroyed

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  • Andrew

    September 11th, 2014 - 10:52pm

    I have never before passed comment about any episode of DW on any forum. I grew up with Jon P and Tom B’s Doctors and have loved the new show – but ‘Robot of Sherwood’ was truly dreadful. Despite some good moments there has been a marked decline in quality over the last 18 months. Time for the show runner to regenerate methinks.

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  • peter

    September 11th, 2014 - 4:55pm

    the programme has gone downhill fast since clara has taken over as assistant she is properly a good actress but not right for this part. the new doctor is ok but he needs a chance

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    • Anonymous

      September 11th, 2014 - 8:54pm

      i would actualy say its improved since clars joined

    • Anonymous

      September 12th, 2014 - 12:08pm

      Jenna Coleman is carrying this series so far. Capaldi is a clown in this role, worst doctor ever.

  • Kevin Cupit

    September 10th, 2014 - 7:06pm

    Im gonna be one of few but I am really enjoying the series so far & to all you negative “fans” subsribe to Netflix & watch some American dribble

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    • rt

      September 13th, 2014 - 2:27pm

      Hey, watch it!
      From The US!

  • valdez

    September 10th, 2014 - 12:13pm

    I’m really disappointed with the season so far. The level of writing (Did the Doctor get his sonic screwdriver back or not? What’s with all the snappy juvenile retorts? It used to take me a moment to “get” the humor, now it’s all too easy. Where’s the emotion? I’m not feeling it.) has dropped considerably. The editing is a nightmare. The music (where is the thumping “we are about to throw down” motif?) is unnoticeable. Does Moffet still work over there? Who’s in charge? Capaldi has potential. Let’s do this right. .

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  • Andrew

    September 10th, 2014 - 11:44am

    The new doctor comes across as unfriendly and argumentative. I simply haven’t bonded with him; he doesn’t seem to like other people.
    It also seems like Jenna is simply working with Peter Calpaldi and there is no off screen relationship/friendship as was apparent when Matt was the doctor. Rumours of her leaving Dr Who may me more than just rumours.

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    • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

      September 12th, 2014 - 8:51pm

      I’m sure they get on, I’ve read her interviews online and she is positive about Capaldi
      I think he is great

  • mat518

    September 10th, 2014 - 9:48am

    For the love of the tardis! This episode is beyond belief. Stupid and dumbed down, bring back russell T davies. P L E A S E. – I have watched every episode of WHO from the 1st episode. The reboot with Christopher Eccleston brought a real earthyness about the show, gritty and show stopping. David Tennant bought forward a compassion that was glue the audience could connect. Matt Smith bought a conservative realism and gentle steel to the show.

    Peter Capaldi brings an iced edge that if used effectively and written well, would bring “edge of your seat” stuff.

    All I can say is that the story lines are letting the show go downhill and letting down Peter. is it lazy writing? I don’t know. But if

    It can’t rely on the momentum of DVD sales to pull it through. It starts and stops with the writing. come on Steven Moffat only good writing can rescue Dr Who from another future hiatus lasting 16 years.

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    • RICHARD WORONOWICZ

      September 10th, 2014 - 11:49pm

      I got to agree with you , bring back russell T davies. P L E A S E.

      I never got into Steven Moffat’s stories, they tend to be too complex at times. I don’t how the young kids understand his episodes.

      What I particularly miss about Russell T Davis
      if the season final e[isodes that he created they were always a big climax. Like when the Daleks met the Cybermen, or when all the companions were brought back together. In the Moffat season finals there seem to missing the action and climax.

      I know people complained about Matt Smith’s doctor, but he was hoe he was written by Steven Moffat. When Matt appeared he guest starred in Sarah Jane series, he was much better than in his own series.

      I got to admit that I’m struggling with Peter Capaldi’s Doctor and especially understanding what he is saying a lot of the time, and Im English born and bread. I don’t know how the American or Australian viewer cope with understanding his accent.

      If Peter does not work out , then they should bring back Paul McGann, he was excellent in the NIGHT OF THE DOCTOR.

    • RICHARD WORONOWICZ

      September 11th, 2014 - 12:01am

      Sorry its late, corrected my spelling errors.

      I got to agree with you , bring back russell T davies. P L E A S E.

      I never got into Steven Moffat’s stories, they tend to be too complex at times. I don’t how the young kids understand his episodes.

      What I particularly miss about Russell T Davis
      is his season final episodes. They were always had a big climax. Like when the Daleks met the Cybermen, or when all the companions were brought back together.
      In the Moffat season finals there seem to missing the action and climax. In fact they sometimes they seemed quite dull, like Pandora’s box. Which was a shame, because the previous episode of bringing all the Doctor’s monsters seemed a great idea.

      I know people complained about Matt Smith’s doctor, but was a good actor trying to work with a Steven Moffat script. When Matt appeared has guest star in Sarah Jane series, he was much better than in his own series. RT Davis did the writing

      I got to admit that I’m struggling with Peter Capaldi’s Doctor, especially understanding his what he is saying a lot of the time, and I’m English born and bread. I don’t know how the American or Australian viewers cope with understanding his accent.

      If Peter does not work out , then they should bring back Paul McGann, he was excellent in the NIGHT OF THE DOCTOR.

    • the astronaut of death

      September 11th, 2014 - 8:25am

      well they are not going to bring r t d back

      anyway moffat has already asked him to return for an episode and he declined

    • Anonymous

      September 11th, 2014 - 8:54pm

      I thought he accepted to return to write an episode for Series 9???

    • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

      September 12th, 2014 - 8:54pm

      I thought he’d want to do the 50th, but maybe he’s “i want my era to be that chunk” thing, which is the same as karen wanted with amy.
      I do thing steven’s stories got a bit ludicrous and out of hand, like the whole river thing i got bored with.
      series 5 was fantastic and his best series, that ,to me, trumps series 1 of who.
      i am an rtd fan, the simplicity of the story lines still made the episode good, and his story arcs were short and kept you hooked
      not that steven’s doesn’t, but he just crams to much

  • big gan

    September 9th, 2014 - 11:45pm

    I think some people are forgetting that its supposed to be a family show. As a big fan since I was 7 and still am (now 45) I thought it ticked all the boxes. I remember asa child being scared to death of dr who and the brain of morbius, looking at it now makes me laugh. We need the new generation to love it as well so it will continue.

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    • Elizabeth

      September 12th, 2014 - 1:29pm

      I have to agree. My ten year old daughter and I watch Dr. Who and she said this was her favorite episode EVER. She does not like the 12th doctor as well as she liked the 10th doctor or even the 11th doctor. But I think he is going to bring a little more “darkness” into the series and I think that is fabulous.

  • Dorian Gray

    September 9th, 2014 - 1:20am

    The story line was fun, nonsense but fun, i feel it was a true look at how peter is making the doctor his own and well jenna was just butiful

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    • Dorian Gray

      September 9th, 2014 - 1:22am

      *Beautiful* sorry spellcheck

    • Doctordredd67

      September 9th, 2014 - 10:46pm

      I agree, Jenna looked stunning. 😉

  • RassilonRocks

    September 8th, 2014 - 10:48pm

    It wasn’t awful, doctor who needs to appeal to children as well as hardcore fans. This episode whilst considered light for us olders would be perfect to role play in the playground with robin hood and spoon swordfighting. Imagine how important that is for someone who is still trying to accept a scary old man taking over from their fun, childish doctor.

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  • juls

    September 8th, 2014 - 4:56pm

    sob sob sob sob sob I have watch DR Who since I was a child …have waited with baited breath to watch PC as the DR ……have watched first 3 episodes is utter rubbish . bad acting . bad story lines !!!!!!! what is going on ???????????????????

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    • Anonymous

      September 8th, 2014 - 7:07pm

      Nothings going on, the first three episodes have been absolutely brilliant aswell as the acting and the storylines 😀

    • Dave

      September 9th, 2014 - 12:16pm

      Absolutely agree RassilonRocks. Stories are just stupid. Some of the Dr Who fundamentals seem to have changed. The Tardis travels by dematerializing. It shouldn’t fly through the air. And the Doctor fighting Robin Hood with a spoon against a sword.

    • fj

      September 10th, 2014 - 9:58am

      I agree: the stories so far are not interesting, and the way scenes are put together is sort of messy.

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