For the first time in history, The Doctor is a woman. When I first heard this I wasn't over the moon. I might be a woman, but I love the men who played 9, 10, 11 (and even grumpy 12). I don't need a female Doctor for female empowerment, the companions are strong women anyhow.
Then again, Doctor Who ís about change! I went from apprehension to expectation and I was not disappointed.
Jodie does a wonderful job, she seems sensitive to human feelings (much more than 12!), is sassy and full of energy. The fact that The Doctor has boobs is not important for the character, and shouldn't be! She ís a woman though and that's special. It also means a lot of new merchandise, including the first Dr Who Barbie.
Let's be honest, she looks great! Belle was an awful screw up from Mattel, but the face of this Barbie really looks like Jodie. I personally don't have a problem with Barbie. Yes, she is unrealistic, but what dolls are not? And it seems that a lot of people agree, the Barbie is sold out for now. Do you want a cool 13th doctor figure that's not a Barbie? Check out the Rock Candy version!
13th Doctor Rock Candy Version
Tamara, Geek, mother of two Geeklings, editor.