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Doctor Who to marry his own daughter...sort of
http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2011/01/06/doctor-whoa/ ^

Posted on 01/06/2011 4:54:33 PM PST by Grig

Actor David Tennant is to marry actress Georgia Moffett. That news is fairly straightforward, albeit devastating for several single women I know.

But the type of viewer who gets confused between actors and the televisual roles they play should just give up now. You see, the pair met during the filming of the 2008 Doctor Who episode The Doctor’s Daughter. Tennant, of course, played the Doctor, while Moffett played his daughter.

Well, sort of.

The character Jenny was in fact created by inserting the Doctor’s hand into a progeneration machine, a device that took a diploid cell (containing copies of chromosomes from both of the Doctor’s parents) and split it into haploid cells (which contain one set of chromosones), using this to create a new life form: a “daughter” who was the Doctor’s direct offspring, but did not have a mother.

(Please note that even though scientists have never achieved the exact same thing with humans or animals, Japanese researchers were able to use this haploidisation a few years ago to produce a baby mouse with two biological mothers and no father.)

However, if you thought this only left the confusion of what race the artificially created daughter of a half-human, half-Timelord has, think again.

To make things even more muddled, Moffett has a famous real-life father. No, not the Doctor Who writer (that’s Stephen Moffat), but actor Peter Davidson. As in… the fifth Doctor.

That is to say, Tennant is marrying not only his on-screen daughter, but also the real-life daughter of his on-screen former self.

We certainly wish the couple all the best. But if they go on to have a daughter, we suggest she might be better off avoiding reruns of a certain sci-fi show to spare them a major identity crisis.


TOPICS: TV/Movies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: doctorwho; incest; tardis

1 posted on 01/06/2011 4:54:36 PM PST by Grig
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To: Grig

Tennant was a good Dr. The new one isn’t bad either.


2 posted on 01/06/2011 4:57:20 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: Grig

Well, if Wedge Antilles can be the uncle of Obi-Wan Kenobi, then anything is possible in sci-fi. So go marry your clone daughter of another man who is you.


3 posted on 01/06/2011 5:03:52 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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To: Grig
Great. Thanks. Now I have the song "I'm my own grandpa" going through my head.

/johnny

4 posted on 01/06/2011 5:04:12 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Sawdring

Thanks, A Lot!


5 posted on 01/06/2011 5:05:43 PM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: bunkerhill7

You are welcome.


6 posted on 01/06/2011 5:07:59 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: Grig

Actress Greer Garson married the actor who played her son in “Mrs Miniver”, Richard Ney. Unfortunately they didn’t find happiness together.

Actress Gloria Graham married her stepson Anthony Ray, with whom she had two children. Her marriage to his father, director Nicholas Ray, had broken up 8 years earlier when Ray discovered Graham and his 13 year old son in bed together.

Hey, it’s just Hollywood!


7 posted on 01/06/2011 5:11:57 PM PST by devere
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To: Grig
This man did: D. Bruce McMahan, then 65, and his daughter Linda Marie Hodge McMahan Schutt, then 35, pronounced themselves husband and wife on June 23, 2004.

Link here if legal http://www.villagevoice.com/2006-09-26/news/daddy-s-girl/

8 posted on 01/06/2011 5:15:06 PM PST by Bronzy (We Remembered In November.)
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To: Grig

Cool. But is he his own grandfather yet?


9 posted on 01/06/2011 5:19:59 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: Sawdring

It took a couple eps but I like the new Doctor very much. Tennant was very good in his own rights.


10 posted on 01/06/2011 5:21:58 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: Grig
Dexter actor Michael C. Hall married Jennifer Carpenter, the actress who played his characters' own (adopted) sister in the series.

Not only did he divorce his first wife to do so, and not only was his character Dexter a serial killer, but the other role Michael Hall was known for was the gay lead in Six Feet Under.

If you believe in bad karma, you may wonder if actors build it up from the roles they play.

Not surprisingly, Jennifer has since filed for divorce.

Judging by the picture, it looks like it just wasn't meant to be.

11 posted on 01/06/2011 5:29:02 PM PST by x
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To: Grig; Sawdring; JRandomFreeper; Bronzy; Salamander; 50mm; All



Yes, but can he have himself cloned, miniaturized and injected into him own blood stream in order to perform brain surgery on himself?


12 posted on 01/06/2011 5:31:47 PM PST by shibumi (Sleeping amphibians are TASTY! (burp!))
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To: devere

Wow, Gloria Grahame played the slutty “Violet” in It’s a Wonderful Life, and then slept with her 13 year old stepson. Talk about typecasting!

Also, when diagnosed with cancer she just insisted she didn’t have it and died soon after. A headstrong woman for sure.


13 posted on 01/06/2011 5:35:34 PM PST by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: shibumi

My FAVORITE Doctor. I have an autographed picture of Tom Baker. A friend who went to England got it for me. For Christmas, our daughter got me a tee-shirt that says “You Never Forget Your First Doctor”. It has a picture of a tardis on it. I’m such a geek!


14 posted on 01/06/2011 5:53:58 PM PST by stansblugrassgrl
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To: stansblugrassgrl

Tom Bakper does the voice announcing for Little Britain. Imagine if Larry Flint produced Benny Hill....Tom Baker is quite funny.


15 posted on 01/06/2011 5:59:14 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Grig

Georgia Moffett is a smoking hot babe.


16 posted on 01/06/2011 6:27:16 PM PST by henry_reardon
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To: Salamander; 50mm

My monic mcrewdriver habitually mubmtitutem “m” for “m.”


17 posted on 01/06/2011 6:31:34 PM PST by shibumi (Sleeping amphibians are TASTY! (burp!))
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To: Grig

Not only that but Peter Davidson was David Tennant’s Doctor. Which is to say, the incarnation of The Doctor that David grew up with.


18 posted on 01/06/2011 6:36:35 PM PST by Duke Nukum (I know writers who use subtext and they're all cowards.)
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To: Grig

“inserting the Doctor’s hand into a progeneration machine”

Always wondered what his specialty was...


19 posted on 01/06/2011 6:47:59 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Grig
I read the title quickly and thought it said "Doctor who married his own daughter..."

So naturally, I thought it would be about David Epstein!! - http://bigjournalism.com/driehl/2010/12/10/huffington-post-blogger-david-epstein-accused-of-incest/

20 posted on 01/06/2011 6:55:15 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: wally_bert

The Van Gogh eppie was one of the best I’ve ever seen, almost as good as Blink or Silence In The Library.

Ed


21 posted on 01/06/2011 7:36:31 PM PST by Sir_Ed
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To: Sir_Ed

Blink was excellent all around. Despite the problems, I liked the Winston Churchill ep. with the Daleks. I want to know more about River Song. If she can inspire fear in a Dalek, that has got to be something. Seeing a rebooted Romana has also been a hope of mine. The Master got a new lease on life and K9 came back for a bit.


22 posted on 01/06/2011 7:42:44 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: shibumi; Salamander

Oh if on;y I could clone myself. I’d love to father myself to see if I could turn out to be less of an arse.


23 posted on 01/06/2011 7:44:50 PM PST by 50mm (I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.)
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To: wally_bert

Yeah, the River Song meme is great! I thought K9 coming back was cool, too...and I thought the Winnie actor did a great job.

Ed


24 posted on 01/06/2011 7:45:47 PM PST by Sir_Ed
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To: shibumi

From one of my favorites, Invisible Enemy. TB had some of the best stories of any of the classic Dr. Who. City Of Death is my other top TB favorite.


25 posted on 01/06/2011 7:46:29 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: shibumi; Salamander
My monic mcrewdriver habitually mubmtitutem “m” for “m.”

No probmem. I thouk you had eatem a popsicle too fast and frozem the imside of your mouth.

26 posted on 01/06/2011 7:50:06 PM PST by 50mm (I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.)
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To: Grig

She is also the real daughter of the actor who played the 5th doctor (Peter Davison — ie Peter R. Moffet)).

Tennant and Moffet met on the set while filming the Doctor’s Daughter.

It is believed she couldn’t get another job on the show because she started dating Tennant.

She has a son, but was not married before.


27 posted on 01/06/2011 7:59:51 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Sawdring
Christopher Ecclelston was my favorite Dr Who.
David Tennant was excellent as well.

And of course Billy Piper was just wonderful to watch

28 posted on 01/06/2011 8:19:36 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: shibumi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ff0cOPSpVA&feature=fvw


29 posted on 01/06/2011 8:50:35 PM PST by Salamander (A man will walk right into Hell with his eyes wide open but even the Devil can't fool a dog.)
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To: 50mm; shibumi

Mo....you two wauua pmay around with metterm again.

Thim game muckm.

:-P


30 posted on 01/06/2011 8:55:12 PM PST by Salamander (A man will walk right into Hell with his eyes wide open but even the Devil can't fool a dog.)
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To: shibumi
Tom Baker is still my all time favorite. But Tennant was a really good one, too. Haven't seen an episode with the new boy. Have you seen the spoof Catherine Tate did with Tenneant? ...

Am I bovered?

31 posted on 01/06/2011 9:00:59 PM PST by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Salamander

E NUN CI ATE!


32 posted on 01/06/2011 9:08:51 PM PST by 50mm (I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.)
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To: 50mm

ME DI ATE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFUEgFdP5zE


33 posted on 01/06/2011 9:42:50 PM PST by Salamander (A man will walk right into Hell with his eyes wide open but even the Devil can't fool a dog.)
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To: 50mm

And naturally I can’t let this go unsaid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlkarj6uJdE


34 posted on 01/06/2011 9:44:14 PM PST by Salamander (A man will walk right into Hell with his eyes wide open but even the Devil can't fool a dog.)
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To: Grig
Update: Doctor Who star David Tennant sees in New Year with rowdy wedding reception
35 posted on 01/02/2012 1:29:29 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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