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July 31, 2021 at 5:59 pm #275geektalkKeymaster
as many of you know when doctor whostarted to adoptfeminist and woke political themes intothe storylinesi was done with the show that reallybegan in peter capaldi’ssecond season but ramped up more in histhirdand final season the ratings began todecline and then showrunner stephenmoffat leftand chris chibnall took over in hisplace bringing in for the first timea female doctor played by jody whitakerafter that the wokeness went intooverdriveand the quality of the storylinessuffered also it’s taken two years butthe ratingsare falling off a cliff as audiencesespecially in the uk have clearly hadenoughthe season 12 finale the timelesschildren brought in just3.78 million overnight viewers in the ukthe episode itselfretcons over 50 years of doctor whohistoryand it’s really not good so in thetimeless childrenthe first female doctor played by jodiwhitaker is taken prisoner by the masterand has shown the true history ofgallifrey and where the timelords camefromthe mystery of the doctor is finallyrevealed something that fans never askedforas the mysterious and enigmatic natureof the doctor was part of what made thecharacter sointeresting the doctor’s true past wasnever explainedfor the past 50 years and by keeping somany secretsit’s only added to the allure of thecharacter through all of his variousincarnationsall we knew was that he was a time lordwho stole a tardisand is now traveling across space andtime with his companionsnot everything has to be explained manythings arebest left up to the audience’simagination as soon aseverything is explained the mystery andintrigue is gone and the doctor losesthe very thing that made him or in thiscase hertruly unique and interesting the doctorhad a pastit could be a dark past you know what’sthe doctor running fromwe didn’t fully understand the doctor’strue origin and i think this was aquestion best leftunanswered because introducing an answerto this questioneliminates the intrigue and what’s moreif an answer was givenit would have to be a very good one soit’s best to simplynot go there and leave the mystery inplace thusadding to the presence and mythos of thecharacterbut now much of the mystery has beenexplained of courseand there has to be an obvious pc agendainserted into the origin storyso the master explains to the doctorthat in a time beforeeverything we know a female explorernamedtech tayun from a little regarded andsparsely populated planetcalled gallifrey well techtayoon was thefirst of gallifrey’s indigenous peoplethe shebogans to develop space travelshe found something in a remote planetof the galaxya gateway to some other universe beneaththe gateway she foundan abandoned female child of colour thechild apparently came from the otherdimensionshe decided to adopt this refugee childas her owntech taeyoon brought the child back togallifrey and began to run tests on thislittle girl to try to find out moreabout her one day the girl fell off acliff while playing with a friendthe child died only to regenerate infront of tektayun this was the firstregeneration of anyone on the planet ofgallifreytech taehyun studied the childextensively and the child underwentseveral regenerationsand she began to learn more and moreabout the process of regenerationand she finally cracked it so she testedit on herselfshe genetically modified herself so thatshe could also regenerateshe regenerated into this black man withtech tayun’s helpthe time lords genetically adopted theability to regeneratethey restricted it to 12 times so fromone young girl the time lords we knowwere bornand of course wouldn’t you know it thetimeless childis the doctor yes it turns out in theinterestsof diversity the doctor began lifeas a female of color not as williamhartnell’s first doctorso it turns out that regenerationabilities came from a female child ofcolorand the time lord’s ability toregenerate was made possible by thescientific breakthrough of anotherfemale characteryou see the future and the past has tobe female becausediversity and wokeness i guess it’ssimilar to how on star trek discoverymichael burnham made spock the greatcharacter that we knewgotta love that historical revisionismso now we know that the doctor hadmany other lifetimes before the onesthat we knew ofwhich means that all the numbering ofall of the doctors 1 through 13now means basically nothing now thedoctor doesn’t remember any of this pastbecause her memory was wipedand therefore there’s no telling howmany times that the doctor has alreadyregeneratedof course it could be argued that thedoctor has hadpast lifetimes where he didn’t refer tohimself as the doctorlike when he was the war doctor forexample but we now know that this womanof color wasalso called the doctor so who knows howmany past doctors there actually wereso tech tayun basically created the timelords from the dna of the doctorback when the doctor was a small femaleof color oh manif that’s the explanation of thedoctor’s origin it sure as hell wasn’tworth itthis retcon is just pure vandalizationof a franchise and indeeda beloved character well so much forit’s time to have a female doctor for achangeoh no they had to go back and make it sothat the doctorwho was always originally a white malewas actually always originally a blackfemalebecause the future is going to be allgirl is the future going to be allgirl i can only hope and apparently sotoois the past over the years the doctor’strue originmay not have been known to fans butthere was mostdefinitely a strong canonical foundationwhich was that the doctor’s firstiteration waswilliam hartnell’s version first seen in1963but of course all cultural icons andinstitutions from star wars to star trekterminator to doctor who and james bondthey’re all being deconstructed thesedaysin order to insert progressive politicsand the diversity agendaso many of the current writers andshowrunners of long-running popularfranchisesseem to undermine and devalue the richfoundations of the series they’rewriting forthis could be argued to be a symptom ofthe west in general at the momentthe embrace of nihilism begins with thebelief that nothing mattersand that has to include the past nothingever matteredso who cares if everything is destroyedthe mentality seems to bethat the past was oppressive or racistor sexist or whateverso white men have to be represented lessand history can be rewrittenthere’s no intrinsic value to the waythings were the foundations of the houseand the very walls and supportstructuresholding the building together must nottruly matterso they can be torn down and somehowthey still expectthat the house will remain standingdoctor who writers and producers spentdecades world building and carefullyestablishing the canon and continuity ofthe franchiseonly for it to be retroactively modifiedin the interests of modernliberal identity politics and what’smore it’s being done by people who lackthe imagination ingenuity and creativeabilityof their predecessors and yet thesecurrent custodians of the franchisehave made the biggest negative impactsupon canonit’s too bad that they couldn’t havetaken their awful story ideas anduninteresting characters and placed theminto a completely new and original tvseriesrather than inserting them into doctorwho so now we know where all theprevious doctors originated fromfrom this one young girl who wasbasically experimented onand in an origin story that was also oninteresting unnecessary uninspiring lazyand downright destructive to the show’sestablished canonit undermines the legacy of all theprevious incarnations of the doctordoctor whose 11th and 12th seasons arean example of how to completely alienatea long-time core audience that was builtover decadeswhich i predicted was going to happenwhen the decision was madeto make the doctor female a move thatwas obviously done in the interests ofserving political correctnessbut at least the critics on rottentomatoes love it right 91 percenti mean never mind that the audience gaveit a 16score as to where the series goes nowwellshort of some one-off rating stunts likebringing backpast doctors doctors who were actuallypopularthis series isn’t going to see anincrease in ratings in the long termthe current ratings trend looks to begradually going downward they’re notgoing to get back the audience they lostwho knows when this obsession withwokeness will end but doctor who is yetanother franchise that has succumbed toitand unsurprisingly the result is thesame as every other franchise that hasalso succumbed to itnegative feedback from audiences anddeclining ratingslet me know your thoughts in thecomments below thank you very much forwatching be sure to subscribe for moreand i’ll see you next time bye[Music]
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