Deletion Edit

Although I agree with the rationale for deletion there is a definition on the Doctor-lite article under the subheading 'Usage on this wiki'. So the articles in this category should be changed to reflect that. --Borisashton 16:22, May 23, 2017 (UTC)

Yea, I don't agree with the deletion at all. There are clear examples of Doctor-Lite episodes - Love and Monsters, Blink, Turn Left, etc. However, I do propose we have "Doctor-Lite Television stories", "Doctor-Lite Audio stories", "Doctor-Lite Prose stories", etc as sub-categories. Xx-connor-xX 02:08, July 6, 2018 (UTC)
You misunderstand my point. The definition on the page is what I am proposing to implement. That is, BBC Wales episodes which feature less of the Doctor due to double banking.
According to that article there are thirteen episodes which have been double banked and are therefore candidates. Of those thirteen only Love & Monsters, Blink, Turn Left and The Crimson Horror feature the Doctor in a reduced role. Therefore all other members of the category should be purged. I am happy to include other stories if strict definitions can be found that cover them. --Borisashton 12:45, July 6, 2018 (UTC)
Oh! Well, I disagree with your point entirely. You seem to be only interested in television Doctor-lite tales despite the fact that there are audios, Living History for example, where he hardly appears at all. Also, I don’t count ‘the Crimson Horror’ as Doctor-lite at all, he was hardly out of it! Xx-connor-xX 14:07, July 6, 2018 (UTC)
I am perfectly alright with including non-televised stories but as it stands there is no strict definition that we can use to determine which of those non-televised stories are in and which are out. This is a clear violation of Tardis:Category naming conventions, which is the rationale for deletion at the moment. In fact I would like there to be more than four members in this category but there is currently no way to define "Doctor-lite" in a non-television context. I invite you to find a strict definition from somebody that holds an official position to include these stories.
Aside from my main point, Living History cannot be a Doctor-lite story because it is a spin-off (something which is noted in the definition on the page). In the example you provided the Doctor hardly appears in it, but he does not appear in it in a reduced role. It's like saying Zero Space or For Tonight We Might Die are Doctor-lite. They aren't, they just aren't ranges focusing on the Doctor so he can't appear as much as he would have in say, Mummy on the Orient Express. --Borisashton 18:33, July 6, 2018 (UTC)

I've removed the delete tag from this category. Based on User:Borisashton's comments above, the four TV stories he named have been kept in the category while all others have been removed. No other media are to be added to this category until/unless we have a working definition for that medium added to the article Doctor-lite. And no TV stories are to be added until/unless the production team gives them the same status as the four above-named stories. Shambala108 00:35, November 5, 2018 (UTC)

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