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People Are Making The Most Hilarious Jokes About People Who Are Not Okay With A Woman Playing The Doctor In "Doctor Who"

"What next? Female real doctors? Female pilots? Female scientists? Female sisters and mothers? Female WOMEN?!"

Posted on July 16, 2017, at 3:44 p.m. ET

On Sunday the world met the 13th Doctor in Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker. She will be the first woman to play the role.

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Whittaker told the BBC that it feels "completely overwhelming" and "incredible" to be the first woman to do so.

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A lot of people were ~really excited~ about the choice, like this little girl.

My daughter watching the #DoctorWho announcement. #doctor13 #DoctorWho13

But others were, er— not.

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The disappointment was PALPABLE.

@bbcdoctorwho Imagine one of your favourite shows but with someone of the opposite gender playing your favourite character(s). Hell.

This person is not down.

"The dr. is male."

@bbcdoctorwho there's really no fucking need. the dr is male. hate how it's fashionable to make male characters female. it's utter shit

A MAN.

@Barcham2015 @stillicides @StephanieJay_UK @paulwhitelam @ajlee17 @bbcdoctorwho Spot on mate, I was not either. The… https://t.co/E2unALe9l5

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Like other mans...

@bbcdoctorwho @spenley Giving in to pressure, Dr who is a man like superman & spiderman.

...

So, obviously people made jokes about others' disappointment, because that's how the internet works.

*Doctor Who literally breaks the laws of physics* - Oh yeah makes sense *Doctor could be a woman* - IMPOSSIBLE HOW DARE YOU #doctor13

Oh great a female Doctor Who. What next? Female real doctors? Female pilots? Female scientists? Female sisters and mothers? Female WOMEN?!

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Your dad thinks Dr Who being a woman spoils the realism of someone travelling space & time in a phonebox fighting bins with plungers on them

"Time Travel Is For Men And Men Only."

I took Daily Mail comments from people angry about a possible Female Dr Who and turned them into episode titles for… https://t.co/f3Hga2Da4E

The sarcasm was heavy.

It’s a Doctor Who special on Christmas Eve, not a Doctor Who special on Christmas Steve.

Doctor Who just won't be the same without The Doctor going on about his dick all the time.

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WHERE?

A girl Dr Who, my God where can I go anymore to see white men in sci fi and fantasy pop culture.

clara oswald - bisexual bill potts - openly gay poc companion missy - first female master 13th doctor - female doctor who is DOING THAT

Ah-ha!

you (dumb): let’s argue about the gender of doctor who me (smart): actually it’s doctor whom

1534, a great year.

Interesting how the Doctor Who casting announcement reflects real life issues such as time travel, as most comments about it date from 1534.

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This person provided some friendly reminders.

If you're angry about #doctor13 possibly being a woman, just remember: 1) Its not real 2) The Doctor is an alien 3) You're a moron

'Dr. Who can't be a woman' says guys who watch a show where phone booths still exist.

*Enters mind of someone who objects to woman taking role of Doctor Who* "Wow, it's so much smaller on the inside" #DoctorWho13

?????

A FEMALE Doctor Who? What's next? A female DIFFERENT THING I'm not that familiar with????!

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Anyway, it's the END of the WORLD.

Just been outside for the 1st time since we've had a lady #DoctorWho. Everything's on fire, the sky's fallen in & there are bras everywhere😱

SO WATCH OUT.

WE HAVE TAKEN YOUR GHOSTBUSTERS AND STAR WARS AND SUPERHEROES AND DOCTOR WHO NOTHING IS SACRED WE WILL DEFILE IT ALL WITH OUR WOMANLY HANDS

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