“I’ll join you when Hell freezes over,” said Neville. “Dumbledore’s Army!” he shouted, and there was an answering cheer from the crowd, whom Voldemort’s Silencing Charms seemed unable to hold.
Happy 34th Birthday to a true Gryffindor and one of the bravest characters I’ve ever known, Neville Longbottom.
ripping out someone one’s headphones is the 8th deadly sin
Martha Jones had the chance to be a feminist icon, but Russell T Davies inhibited her potential.
She could have been a strong, empowering female character. Her arrival after Rose’s demise meant that she could support and accompany the lonely Doctor. Instead, Davies reduced her into a romantic interest for the Doctor. Instead of living a life independent of the Doctor, RTD wrote for her to have a giant, flaming crush on him. Which is a shame, because otherwise we actually maybe could have liked her.
Additionally, RTD wrote the Doctor in series 3 as angsty and not yet over Rose’s departure from the previous series, making Martha a character fancying a man who’s not over his loss. It was like watching a series of female torture, which the media does not need more of.
I am disgusted.
…ok, I’m all for valid critique, but this is just unjustified, badly reasoned tripe! “She has a crush on someone, she can’t be strong…” How, In the name of the Monkey Lord of Venus, Does that make ANY sense?!
She rallied the entire world to the Doctor’s side. By herself. Traveled the entire world, on her own. Not to mention she knew when to back out of traveling with the Doctor. She knew that staying with him would do her more harm than good. She never pushed herself onto the Doctor (unlike some Moffat characters I could name.) Yes, she was upset that he was hung up on Rose, but she never pushed him to get over her. She was even happy for him when he found Rose again. She’s also shown to be the glue that keeps her family together. She has much more agency and depth than any character Moffat has come up with and is also much easier to relate to as a person because she is not a mystery in any way. She is not a puzzle to be solved. She was just a woman who was trying to become a doctor who ended up traveling with the Doctor. And that’s what makes her amazing.
what the fuck is this kid on
I was waiting for you everyday
I wanted to play with you. But I couldn’t..