The Internet Reacts To Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who Debut

Share

Doctor Who continues on BBC1, Sunday 14th October at 6.45pm.

The Doctor's arch enemy The Master has most recently been brought to life as Missy, in a BAFTA-nominated performance by Michelle Gomez that easily ranks as my favourite incarnation of the evil Time Lord.

The new Doctor landed on Earth to save the day against a creature who was hell bent on hunting down a human as a trophy, alongside Tosin Cole's Ryan and Bradley Walsh's Graham.

And, for the first time in the show's 55 year history, Doctor Who - a super-smart force of nature who can change appearance (and gender) by regenerating when near death - will be a woman.

She explained: 'I've got to embrace this time and be really excited by it but it'll be ace when it's not a moment because there will be so many female Doctors to come but I will be that 80 year old going "Hiya love, have I told you about this".

It's not just my friends and I who dug it, though, as it's looking like fans across the world thought it lived up to the high expectations.

Google Pixel Slate with Chrome OS, detachable keyboard leaked
The new device, dubbed Pixel Slate , can be used as a standalone tablet, or docked with a keyboard case and used like a laptop. A shop in Hong Kong somehow got ahold of Google's Pixel 3 phone, which was picked up by Engadget and revealed to the world.

DOJ Indicts 7 Russian Intelligence Officers in International Hacking Scheme
They had planned to travel on to a laboratory in Spiez, Switzerland used by the OPCW to analyse chemical weapons samples, he said. However, the Russian foreign ministry dismissed the allegations as "big fantasies" and part of the West's "spy mania".

Possible discovery of exomoon excites astronomers, but what is it?
A faraway observer with a powerful telescope would see our earth-moon system orbiting the sun in a similar fashion. The event of a planet passing in front of a star is called a transit , and Kepler-1625b's takes about 19 hours.

"Well, my relationship with it is I'm now a very new Whovian".

"Good to hear a northern accent that isn't gratuitous or for comic effect", posted one appreciative viewer on Twitter. Five minutes into the episode, Tenant said, he'd all but forgotten his friendships with Whittaker and exec producer Chris Chibnall and must got caught up in the fun of the show.

Dyspraxia wasn't the only issue the show dealt with, it also tackled problems that can affect all of us.

When Yasmin refers to her as "madam", Whittaker's Doctor ask: "Why are you calling me madam?"

However, others were delighted with Jodie's Northern accent, with one tweeting: "One of amusing things to me about what people dislike about the new Doctor is the accent".

Doctor Who will be available on ABC iView on Mondays at 5.45am AEDT, from October 8, immediately after the United Kingdom broadcast.

Share