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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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9 Comments

  1. Ricco
    June 15, 2010 at 11:33 am — Reply

    Don’t know who else watches this on the Canadian Space channel, but the theory they showed would make so much sense…

  2. thedexter102
    June 15, 2010 at 11:45 am — Reply

    Where are you up to Steven?

  3. Rob
    June 15, 2010 at 11:52 am — Reply

    Wow seemed like a short season. Maybe they are just airing it earlier to build hype

    • Ricco
      June 15, 2010 at 12:09 pm — Reply

      Standard 12 episodes season for Doctor Who, in Canada we’re up to the 8th episode and since we are 3 weeks late it came out at a normal time.

  4. Lee Goldberg
    June 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm — Reply

    Bet it’s the Doctor(or some version of him) in the Pandorica.

  5. Lee Goldberg
    June 15, 2010 at 1:55 pm — Reply

    Re-watch the trailer with that in mind, and it fits perfectly.

  6. Bryan
    June 15, 2010 at 10:58 pm — Reply

    Sufficiently mysterious, while also containing a lot of tiny morsels to chew on. Definitely a good trailer. Although I sure hope this isn’t the end of the Matt Smith Doctor / Amy Pond duo. I do believe MS is my Doctor. :) (Other choices being vaugue recollections of Jon Pertwee and Colin Baker, as well as the later specials from the David Tennant era.)

  7. June 17, 2010 at 7:47 pm — Reply

    Isn’t this a whole retread of the toclafane? Meaning “but it’s just a myth!” thing to build lame tension, when we will all probably guess what it is before the episode is half over. Cue “Space Jesus” or Amy who will be “space Mary”, who will reset it all.

    What i find funny is, according to wikipedia about Pandora’s Box (and naming it like that is just uncreative), ” It was used for storage of wine, oil, grain or other provisions, or, ritually, as a container for a human body for burying. In the case of Pandora, this jar may have been made of clay for use as storage as in the usual sense, or of bronze metal as an unbreakable prison.” I give odds Amy’s fiance is in there, or the Valeyard, who was most likely the “dream master” from a few episodes back.

    This whole season has been a ton of Meh for me. Too much “take amy on her honeymoon” type crap. Which is sad, because she’s so far my favorite companion, but when you know you have a huge danger, dragging out episodes with a little teaser in each just seems so stupid. Like, “Hm, universe is in danger, i know! Let’s go party!” Meh.

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