Thursday, March 23, 2006
Doctor Say What?
Just caught a couple of episodes of the new Doctor Who on the Sci-Fi Channel. I have to say, it's nice to see the spirit of the series kept up, not to mention a vast improvement in production values. My only real complaint, and it's pretty petty, is Christopher Eccleston. His accent is, at times, impenetrable. There were points when I literally had no idea what the hell he was saying. The Doctor I grew up with, Tom Baker, had a BBC English accent and ennunciated like a Shakespearean actor. Baker's voice was, in 2005, voted the fourth most recognized in England, after the Queen, Tony Blair, and Margaret Thatcher. Maybe David Tennant will be better.