This is why his Doctor Who
episodes are all both soul-destroyingly terrifying
and full of some of the funniest lines in the series
: he's harvesting both laughter and
Steven Moffat used River Song to extend the Doctor's lifespan.
When River saved the Doctor's life in "Let's Kill Hitler," Amy said it used up her remaining regenerations. River only seemed to use about three (Girl in New York -> Mels -> River), so that leaves 9 or 10 more that she gave to the Doctor. That could extend the Doctor's lifespan past the 13 regenerations rule, thereby extending the show through 10 or 11 more actors. Considering River is quickly becoming Moffat's pet character, it wouldn't be surprising for him to have her do something major like that.
Self explanatory really.
Moffat is Parallax.
It's why he feeds on fear. Thankfully, he's a benevolent version
Of course, Moff still needs the potent fear of children. Without it, he will get hungry. No doubt leading to the universe
becoming one big den of Nightmare Fuel
It has to be!
Steven Moffat doesn't just feed on fear
He also feeds on confusion. He made Timey Wimey ball for a reason: fear is his breakfast confusion is his dinner time.
Steven Moffat hates America
has many TakeThats
towards America for no apparent reason. And the episodes of Sherlock
that he wrote either make Americans out to be very stupid (the one in the cab from A Study in Pink
) or have them be very inept and idiotic decoy antagonists such as the ones in A Scandal in Belgravia.
- To be fair in A Study in Pink, the guy in the cab wasn't stupid so much as weirded out by the two guys stopping his cab for no apparent reason. Jekyll and Belgravia on the other hand...
- What do you mean, "so"? Look, I know that hating on America is the cool thing to do nowadays, but that doesn't make it okay.
- On, the other hand, his depictions of Americans in "The Impossible Astronaut" / "Day of the Moon," are actually a little better and step back from the depiction during the RTD-era. Whereas the Americans under Davies time as producer were obnoxious like Henry Van Statten or annoying like Luke Rattigan. However, the Moffat-era Americans were a little gun-happy, but otherwise more even-handed (he even gave Nixon a positive portrayal.) I think it's just that America is a big enough world power right now that it's easy to pick on and makes for a quick villain. [P.S., he and his teams (Matt, Karen, Benedict, etc.) have had a lot more involvement in trying to make the show more popular in America, so there's that, although if he actually does, I can't really blame him after the American Coupling.]
Out of all parts of the fandom Moffat trolls, he likes to troll shippers the most.
Think about it with the Doctor's relationship with the Ponds.
Without adding spoilers, its less a love triangle and more love tetrahedron with three sides and five vertices.
One wonders if Moffat has some sort of sick enjoyment
from the mass shipping war.
All of Steven's new episodes are from his old fan fictions as a child
And now that he's head writer he has the chance to make everything he ever wanted canon.
Which is why he's such a big fan of Who
Moffat is connected with the Minotaur from the Doctor Who
episode "The God Complex."
He shows people their worst fears on TV, destroying their faith that the show will end happily. Eventually, all the fans have left is faith in, and submission to, their tormentor Moffat. PRAISE HIM!