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Martha's character development took a hit by the loss of Rose constantly being brought up.

It's only 13 episodes (and a Christmas Special) a year.

River Song. Ever get the feeling the show is blatantly telling us why we should think she's awesome instead of just letting her character develop?

The end of "Planet of the Dead". The Doctor actively helps a self-confessed criminal who steals for fun get away, in an utterly out-of-character moment, and we're supposed to find her sympathetic.

Putting River on a bus after her wedding.

Making the Doctor more sexual in the new series as compared to the old one.

Erasing Donna's memory and resetting her personality to what it was before she met the Doctor.

The Romantic Plot Tumor with the Doctor and Rose.

Moffat becoming the showrunner, as opposed to just writing one-offs. He manages semiarcs and temporary characters much better than what he's working with now; at the moment he just keeps falling into a perpetual Kudzu Plot and creating characters that have potential at first but end up with zero character development.

The extreme continuity issues in Matt Smith's era. The whole Pandorica arc didn't interact well with previous timelines - there were so many plotholes it was like a plot-beehive full of evil space bees.

For example: no adequate explanation for why Amy could have physical contact with her past self with no consequences, while Rose couldn't ("Father's Day").

"I don't want to go." The way that scene was written was a poor way for Ten to go out.

  • This sentence is so bad because Tennant wanted to quit. And then he says this line.

The editing. It seems to jump around with no context. I don't have a problem with Moffat or River or the plot. It's the EDITING I hate above all!

Asylum of the Daleks. This episode utterly spits in the face of Who history, received massive overhype for something that didn't actually show up, and thought Amy and Rory getting a divorce would be a good idea, never mind the horrid execution. It stinks.

It seems like all Rory does now is get killed