GOOD BYE DOCTOR WHO: DAVID TENNANT’S EXIT INTERVIEW
What could be better than actor David Tennant, Doctor Who’s the Doctor, interviewing the show’s master re-imaginer, Russell T Davies? The two sat down and offered up a fascinating interview on BBC Radio 2 called Who on Who? With both Tennant and Davies bowing out of Doctor Who after this Saturday’s finale special, “The End of Time: Part Two,” it ended up being a very special conversation about all things Who, and some things Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
A couple big bits of news came out of the conversation. Both Davies and Tennant are headed for Hollywood, a big loss for British television. And The Sarah Jane Adventures has been picked up for a fourth “series” or season.
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THE FLASHFORWARD/LOST CONNECTION: CONSPIRACY OR BRILLIANT MARKETING?
It all started with that damn Oceanic Airlines billboard. Within the first six minutes of FlashForward‘s premiere episode, the similarities and connections to that other ABC time travel show became hard to ignore. Consider the evidence for a FlashForward/Lost conspiracy.
The billboard: At the 6:13 mark of the premiere episode, characters Mark Benford and Demetri Noh stake out possible terrorists. Across the street from them is a huge billboard ad for Oceanic Airlines touting a “Perfect Safety Record”.” Some online Losties are claming that this is a nod to Lost’s next season, wherein Oceanic flight 815 will never have split in half over the mysterious Dharma island.
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What did you think of the interview between Davies and Tennant?
Whether the connection between FlashForward and Lost are merely a marketing ploy or the fact that the two shows are intertwined somehow…we’ll never know, at least not yet. But it is fun to surmise. Are you looking forward to the return of Lost?Mark your calendars, February is right around the corner.