Monday, June 20, 2016

Doctor Who vs The Day After

(0:36-end mark from the theme from the final season of American Gladiators original run play the camera moves back to see James on top of the slab with the words “The Last Of The Americans” on it then cutting to The Last Of The Americans)

TLOTA: I'm James Faraci The Last Of The Americans and the views that I'm about to express are that of my own and some of yours. May 29th, my blood brother and best friend reviewed "The Day After" (Cut to the opening credit of "The Day After" before cutting to clips of the movie as James does a voiceover)

TLOTA (Voiceover): And when I looked as he was talking about how this is gonna happen, I was left with mixed emotions. Leaning more towards sadness and deep thought. But the best deep thought I had was one that stayed with me was the lingering thought wondering if The Day After is Avoidable. (Cut to James physically)

TLOTA: And believe it or not for a long time I truly thought we were all screwed and that yes we were all doomed! That is until I remembered someone who had been in a situation not that different. But not just in a greater scale. (Cut to current Doctor Who opening credits before cutting to clips of the Classic and Current Doctor Who series as James does a voiceover)

TLOTA (Voiceover): Throughout the majority of the Cold War The Doctor throughout his classic regenerations was there to show us not only that lives outside of our own kind mattered but we mattered to the lives outside of our own and when he came back 16 years after the cancellation with Russell T. Davis and Julie Gardner acting as head writers and showrunner until Steven Moffatt took those titles the Doctor became a veteran from something called "The Time War" in which The Daleks and The Gallifreyans and the Time Lords were at war and by the end of the Time War it appeared the only end was to destroy Gallifrey and it appeared The Doctor was the one who pressed the Button that was until it was revealed in The Day Of The Doctor that The Doctor did NOT press the button. Why? Because he realized there was another way! And it was with that in mind that the writers of the most recent season two part episode The Zygon Invasion and The Zygon Inversion decided to go further into what happened afterwards because sometimes the smallest problem can cause the biggest fight in the history of humanity & Zygella played by Jenna Coleman was that small problem that wanted to set it off wipe every human off the face of the map believing after that The Zygons would rule as they were meant to but in order to do that, they had to become the dominant force and to do so they had to wipe the humans off the face of the earth. It wasn't until The Doctor gave this speech that reminded me that you may think you are the big man  because you can pull the trigger. But the better one knows it's best NOT to pull the trigger! (Cut to The 12th Doctor's Anti-War Speech from The Zygon Inversion before cutting to James physically.)

TLOTA: Show the clip again! (Cut to The 12th Doctor's Anti-War Speech from The Zygon Inversion again before cutting to James physically.)

TLOTA:  ONE MORE TIME! (Cut to The 12th Doctor's Anti-War Speech from The Zygon Inversion before cutting to James physically.)

TLOTA: And in that moment I knew what had happened. (Cut to clips from "The Zygon Invasion" & "The Zygon Inversion" as James does a voiceover)

TLOTA (Voiceover): I saw in that moment Peter Capaldi getting what The Doctor was going through and what the Doctor went through and got the character and Peter became The Doctor and lived throughout what The Doctor did and when that happened I understood why the better one knows why it is best NOT to pull the trigger and why in that moment we CAN do better. We CAN work towards peace. (Cut to still images of recent terror attacks, clips of Doctor Who & The Day After as James does a voiceover)

TLOTA(Voiceover): And right now we're in need of peace with all the terrors we need not only a reminder of what could happen if we don't learn from the past and what we might be with The Day After but we also need a reminder that "The Day After" IS avoidable all we need is a Doctor to remind us that we can do better and come to a peace through trust & understanding and not through mutually assured destruction and fear. (Cut to James physically)

TLOTA: And to Whomever is the President come this November, PLEASE I beg of you as you make good on your promises, PLEASE work on bringing us towards peace. I'm James Faraci The Last Of The Americans and I hope what I say is Everyone's shared opinion! (James sighs and walks away)