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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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163 comments

  • Tardisbob

    September 6th, 2014 - 9:32pm

    Did anyone see the doctor get his sonic screwdriver back because after taken by the sheriff, I don’t remember see him pick it up, so does that mean it’s blown up

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    • Imlookingforthedoctor

      September 6th, 2014 - 11:25pm

      that maybe a slight possibility but I doubt he’ll be getting a new one because we see him use the same sonic casing as 11th’s in the next time trailer.

  • Imlookingforthedoctor

    September 6th, 2014 - 9:24pm

    Did anybody else notice that Capaldi put a middle finger to Robin when he reached into his jacket to grab the spoon? I don’t think it was intentional but if it was, well done Gatiss!

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  • Anonymous

    September 6th, 2014 - 9:17pm

    ‘Twas ok. One for the kids…which is fair enough.

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    • the astroanut of death

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:19pm

      yeah the last two episodes have been very dark so I think it is time for a lighter one

      and next weeks looks incredibly dark

      so calm before the storm 😉

  • the astronaut of death

    September 6th, 2014 - 9:14pm

    deep breath 9/10

    into the dalek 9/10

    robot of Sherwood 7/10

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    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:22pm

      Deep Breath: 8/10
      Into the Dalek: 9/10
      Robot of Sherwood: 7/10

    • WFK DVD Collector 14

      September 7th, 2014 - 7:50am

      Deep Breath 8/10
      Into the Dlaek 8/10
      Robot of Sherwood 7/10

    • Dalek The Supreme

      September 10th, 2014 - 2:43am

      For me:
      Deep Breath – 6/10
      Into the Dalek – 9/10
      Robots of Sherwood – 8/10

  • charlie

    September 6th, 2014 - 9:02pm

    Sorry guys but that was awful, bad plot and terrible writing. The series so far us a let down,capaldi needs great writing to pull off his lack of romantic appeal, think he has been let down too. Dr who should have a bit of silly nonsense goes part and parcel but 3 episodes of insipid, obvious and poor attempts at humour is enough now. Insulting as dr who fans are generally intelligent viewers capable if following intricate plots and storylines. This series is awful so far.

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    • Rollonregen

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:03pm

      Agreed.

    • the astronaut of death

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:07pm

      I don’t think it was “awful” it was my worst episode of the series though

      but I still think it was great i think it was good to have a bit of a fun episode after two dark ones

      and I don’t think this is the worst series at all actually I think it is on its way into being the best

      and it actually was funny

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:07pm

      Agreed also

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:09pm

      Agreed with Charlie

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:10pm

      capaldi has not been let down!

      the only person who can say he has been let down is the man himself

      and if he did feel that then he would not have signed up for series 9 would he?

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:12pm

      Anonymous – I think your mistaken. Hope he knows when to quit.

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:12pm

      Sorry, but I’m going to have to disagree with you there, Charlie. This episode wasn’t very good compared to others, but still enjoyable. Into the Dalek was brilliant and Deep Breath was pretty good too.

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:14pm

      Sorry anonymous but ALL the episodes so far have been terrible. Nothing to write home about.

    • the

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:15pm

      Charlie I think you went a bit over the top there

    • the astroanut of death

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:17pm

      the last two episodes have both got outstanding reviews from fans and critics

    • Rollonregen

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:18pm

      Of course he’ll be there for season 9. Its a great gig, why wouldn’t he?? And Moffat wouldn’t keep him for only one season after ‘bigging him up’ so much, as that would make him look like a fool.

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:18pm

      We’ll this is one critic who was a fan, who now is SO disappointed.

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:20pm

      As the astronaut of death mentioned, overall, Deep Breath and Into the Dalek had very good reviews on here and other places on the internet. It looks like series 8 is doing well for most Whovians…though the viewing figures don’t seem to be doing that well.

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:20pm

      Agreed, hubby and I are hanging on my our fingernails hoping one episode will be good. So far a very disappointing series and we hate the new music

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:21pm

      I understand your disappointment for this episode but the series so far has been great and if you have found the series so far terrible why are you still watching it?

    • the astronaut of death

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:23pm

      as for the fewing figures

      we got 9 million for the first episode witch was great for the ratings

      and the into the dalek got 6 million witch is not surprising as it was up against x factor premier

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:25pm

      Why am I still watching? Because I am a massive Dr Who fan, and therefore I really wanted to believe in series 8. So far I am so disappointed, but just hope that I may come to find an episode that will turn me back around. So far though – not even close to being turned.

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:25pm

      Let’s just ignore everything else apart from one thing for now: did you enjoy it? Plot flaws and things like that do indeed matter, but enjoyability is the most important thing.

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:27pm

      No did not enjoy it AT ALL.

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:28pm

      well adz what do you think listen will be like

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:31pm

      We’ll I really would like to think that this one will be as dark as every one makes out. Would like a “Serious” episode rather than the comedies we have had to endure.

    • Dalekparadigm2

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:34pm

      I don’t know what’s wrong with everyone but I think that the guys and gals against ‘charlie’ are being unfair to the series. Just because it’s not YOUR cup of tea it doesn’t mean that EVERYONE hates it. I’m standing alongside you charlie. Although this episode wasn’t the best of Capaldi, I enjoyed it all the same. If the rest of you have nothing NICE to say, don’t say anything! That’s an easy enough rule to go by!

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:34pm

      last weeks was serious

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:34pm

      This looks like a slightly scary episode. Moffat’s best episode is a scary one (Blink) and Moffat has written Listen, so I have high hopes.

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:36pm

      Dalekparadigm2, this is simply a small debate. Nobody has posted anything at all offensive to my knowledge! 😀

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:36pm

      No way was last weeks episode serious. God I would have laughed from start to finish if it wast so poorly written. Nothing serious here so far.

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:39pm

      Adz, please tell me how Into the Dalek was not a serious episode. A lone rebel ship surrounded by Daleks…you can’t seriously say that Into the Dalek wasn’t a serious episode! It’s similar to certain classics – humans in space fighting battles. 🙂

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:42pm

      Personally, I don’t mind light-hearted episodes at all. It would be a bit boring if every episode’s dark…

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:43pm

      Temporal Jelly Baby – compared to previous Darlek encounters, would you not expect to be filled with dread and fear? Would you not wounded if and how the doctor is going to survive? None of that was apparent in this episode. It was a joke. Good effects ok I’ll give it that, but nothing more. I was so bored.

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:45pm

      adz in your eyes what was the last serious doctor who episode

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:45pm

      Adz, so be it. My idea of a good episode is obviously different to yours. All I ask is that you look at these episodes with a mind as open as it can possibly be and see if you can enjoy them yourself. 🙂

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:51pm

      Anonymous – The Angels Take Manhattan. Brilliant episode!

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:52pm

      The Temporal Jelly Baby – fair enough.

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 10:14pm

      Anonymous – The Angels take Manhatton

    • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

      September 6th, 2014 - 10:41pm

      i think capaldi is great, but this ep didn’t really suit him. this was the worst so far
      deep breaths storyline was weak, but i still enjoyed it for the new doc and clara.
      i loved last week, thought it was adventurous and unique

  • Dalek Supreme

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:39pm

    I quite enjoyed it. I wasn’t expecting this episode to be great, but I hoped it wasn’t too bad. No, it wasn’t a great episode, but it was fun. Especially Robin’s and the Doctor’s constant arguing. Certainly not the greatest, but defiantly one of the funniest episodes since 2005!

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    • Rollonregen

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:27pm

      Still watching in hope. Still watching as a Whovian who still enjoys the Tardis, Clara, etc, and who WOULD LOVE to be thoroughly enjoying it again. I wouldn’t abandon the Whoniverse part way through a series, however this will be the first series of the modern era that won’t be added to our DVD collection. And our little boys (who each have differing views on the 12th) are also miffed that the Character Building figures are so small!! – Anyone have any views on the small figures??

  • Jamie

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:38pm

    That was a very fun episode!

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  • the astronaut of death

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:33pm

    what does think about the listen trailer

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    • NCC1701D

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:08pm

      Looks great, I think it’ll be another chiller like Blink, lets just hope it can live up to it.

  • LG

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:32pm

    What a brilliant episode, made me warm to Capaldi and was generally great all-round. So much better than Moffat’s writing, thanks to Mark Gatiss!

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    • Big D

      September 6th, 2014 - 11:48pm

      Traditionally Im a big Gatiss fan and have been on here calling for him to be made showrunner instead of Moffat…..BUT….. now, Im not sure.
      This was a huge disappointment for me, given the writer. Yes it was funny in parts but overall I thought it was quite shoddy writing / direction / editing. And Ben Miller cast as the Sheriff of Nottingham???
      I suspect that I will be in a distinct minority on this but overall this just didnt work for me.

  • Gallifrey Will Rise Again

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:31pm

    Fantastic!. I thought the constant bickering between robin hood and the doctor was quite funny. Jenna coleman is really shining in this series alongside the amazing peter capaldi by her side. This episode i thought had a more ‘classic’ feel to it than the previous two.

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  • Dalekparadigm2

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:30pm

    Brilliant episode! Loved this rendition of the classic tale. Looking forward to (hopefully) meeting Ben Miller tomorrow at Nor-Con V (convention in Norfolk). What a fantastic weekend!!! New who, tomorrow’s events. Wowzers!!!

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  • Anonymous

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:29pm

    A great episode overall, but there were two things I found implausible: the golden arrow bit at the end, and Clara’s magical growing hair!

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  • matparks08

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:29pm

    so – did I see Patrick Troughton in that episode?

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  • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:29pm

    meh, it was ok
    bit cliched, the doctor and robin got annoying. plot was a bit weak, robots died quite quickly, and it wasn’t about them. it was about the sheriff, i thought it’d have more to do with them.
    on a good point, ben miller was great
    I didn’t expect much from it, not as good as last week
    next week looks great!

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  • the astronaut of death

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:29pm

    next weeks episode looks like a true Moffatt episode

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  • obey the whispermen

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:28pm

    I loved it next time looks spine chilling and awesome.

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  • the eternal doctor

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:28pm

    My fviroute episode of series so far great
    It was magnificent.
    In order from best to worst episode
    Robot of …..
    Into the …..
    Deep breath

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  • 100,000BC

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:28pm

    Ace!

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  • Imlookingforthedoctor

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:27pm

    Well as Robot Of Sherwood was announced to be one of the low scripts of the series, I quite enjoyed the Episode.

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  • 11matt

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:26pm

    loved it best episode of the series and I can say one of my favourite episodes bringing together to great legends

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  • the astronaut of death

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:26pm

    what did you think of it booboo

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    • booboo

      September 6th, 2014 - 8:29pm

      really enjoyed most of it

      some far to quick editing and a very week resolution though

  • the astronaut of death

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:26pm

    I think it was great

    I think so far it is my least best episode of the series but I loved it I think it was a very fun episode with very funny scenes .

    I loved the funnier side of the twelth doctor

    and next weeks looks amazing!!!!!!!!!

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  • The Dark Doctor (Formally Eternal Dalek)

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:25pm

    Absolultely Amazing. A new twist on a true legend!

    It was like the 1st Doctor combined with the 3rd Doctor!

    A really great episode. It reminded me of the first Sontaran episode with Lynx.

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  • Rikki Krystal

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:24pm

    FANTASTIC.

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  • Anonymous

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:23pm

    Well…it was okay. The worst episode so far this series, but so far we’ve only seen 3. The plot didn’t quite make sense (with the golden arrow) and it was a bit too silly for my liking, but it was still enjoyable.

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    • Rollonregen

      September 6th, 2014 - 8:55pm

      I agree that this was the worst episode in the series so far. I don’t like this Doctor. I have tried to like him, but for me he feels less and less like the Doctor each week. Jenna Coleman once again carried the episode, like the previous weeks. Its certainly not all Peter Capaldi’s fault; the scripts aren’t as enjoyable either. Over the last few weeks, I have started to wonder if I am the only Whovian not enjoying the 12th Doctor, however on speaking to fellow fans, it would appear that only the ones liking the 12th are taking the time to post, and the dislikers aren’t bothering.

    • Adz

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:05pm

      Agreed withRollonregen – not liking series 8 at all. Sorry Capaldi but you just are not The Doctor.
      Scripts the poorest I’ve seen for ages.

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:09pm

      I do like Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. I prefer Matt Smith overall, but Capaldi is still very good and definitely feels like the Doctor too. As I posted above, this episode didn’t quite work, but it was still enjoyable and Into the Dalek was a brilliant episode (Deep Breath was very good but below my expectations). I wouldn’t be quite as harsh as you were there, Rollonregan, but people have different opinions. 🙂

    • Anonymous

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:24pm

      I agree true dr who fans aren’t posting, they have mainly already turned off xx at least those I know have….

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      September 6th, 2014 - 9:28pm

      I’m a true Whovian. I have been watching it since 2005 and I have bought and watched over 70 classic adventures, and I just happen to like series 8. 🙂

    • Gallifrey Will Rise Again

      September 7th, 2014 - 12:30am

      I’m a die hard fan too. And it’s always the same when a new doctor is finding his feet in his first series the clowns will come out to play, but come episode 12 SILENCE WILL FALL and they’ll jump on the bandwagon just as they did with the brilliant matt smith (my doctor). FACT!. Not true fans!

  • Anonymous

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:21pm

    Awesome

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  • cyberman2

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:20pm

    Really great

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  • Adam is cool

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:19pm

    All been brilliant so far really hope they release a robot figure with sword accessory

    Reply
  • The Silent Silent

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:19pm

    AMAZING !!!

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  • IntoDarkness

    September 6th, 2014 - 8:18pm

    One word … WOW

    Reply

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