And as the episode went on, love for Whittaker’s Doctor only continued, whether she was building her own sonic screwdriver, tracking down alien nasty “Tim Shaw” or just letting people know that change wasn’t so bad after all.
The episode isn't even over yet and I can already say that #JodieWhittaker has already brought back the joy of being a Whovian to me that I have been missing the last couple of years. #DoctorWho@BBCAMERICA
⭐️ lady doctor ⭐️ drunk northerner throwing kebab salad at an alien ⭐️ girls with balls ⭐️ boys with feelings ⭐️ “I’m going out there for you, nan.” ⭐️ the rainbow tee ⭐️ the promise of Alan Cumming in a fancy hat
In fact, the new Doctor dominated the conversation so much that people were barely tweeting about anything else – bar one thing.
He’s the terror of dentists throughout the galaxy, a cavity of depravity, a jaw-breaker and mischief maker. He’s….new episode villain Tim Shaw, aka Tzim-Sha, aka that blue bloke with all the teeth stuck to his face, who completely creeped out a lot of viewers (played by Samuel Oatley).
Suffice it to say, they couldn’t handle the tooth – or the Doctor’s resolutely normal nickname for him.
Overall, it seems like Chris Chibnall’s new Doctor Who is a hit with audiences.
Sure, not everyone loved every part of it – a few complained it was “slow”, while others had some more fundamental issues with the new episode.
Is this an episode of #DoctorWho or #doctors it feels like low budget trash and very slow, what are these actors too. This is 15 minutes in and it's still trying to establish something I don't know what, but it's not entertaining.
#DoctorWho Jodie is Fantastic and on the whole the episode is good, but I do have some problems. The first half is unbelievably slow. Lucky this changes later in the second half. The companions are very average and the only one I like is the girl. Also WTF happend the the music?
Digesting the episode. No worries about Jodie. Slow start though and was losing interest, but finally picked up and got exciting. Not sure it feels Who. What's with the ratio though, and notice trailers are wider still. Shot 2.35:1? #DoctorWho#TheWomanWhoFellToEarth
I’m not saying it was rubbish, there are some bits I enjoyed, but the first episode hasn’t won me over so far. Love Bradley Walsh. Can’t wait to see Lee Mack, or the TARDIS for that matter, or some opening titles. I might just need a few weeks to adjust #DoctorWho#DrWho
Still, generally speaking, it seems like the Thirteenth Doctor has a LOT of new fans as her first series kicks off.
I first watched #doctorwho when I was 14. Wanting to be an actor, I remember thinking that this person was incredible & how I longed to be him, even tho I knew it wasn't realistic. But how amazing that another young girl might've watched tonight, knowing anything is possible. pic.twitter.com/ohsjEp8iI4