Matt Smith Proposes, Doctor Who Style

Matt Smith Proposes, Doctor Who Style

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A Doctor Who fan with an impeccable name proposes in front of the TARDIS and gets a special message from the Doctor himself.

Sometimes, having the same name as someone important just doesn't work out (remember what happened to Jeffrey Lebowski?). For Doctor Who fan Matt Smith (no, not that Matt Smith), though, sharing a name with the 11th Doctor has a whole TARDIS full of benefits. Thanks to his name and his now-fiancée's love of the never-ending British sci-fi saga, Smith was able to leverage a whole Doctor Who exhibit to propose to his girlfriend, and even received a personal congratulations from the Doctor himself.

Smith, a 22-year-old Essex native, devised a cunning plan worthy of the good Doctor to win the heart of Stacie-Anne Dilkes. The two had been dating for a while, and Smith wanted to surprise Dilkes with two things she loved: Doctor Who and being with Smith himself. When Dilkes visited the Doctor Who Experience exhibit in London, Smith (with BBC Worldwide's blessing) dressed up in a tweed jacket and a bowtie (because, you know, bowties are cool), pretended to be part of the exhibit. When Dilkes passed by the time-traveling TARDIS, Smith got down on one knee and proposed marriage - and Dilkes said yes.

To complete the happy occasion, the couple received a personal message from that other Matt Smith, who currently holds the role of the Doctor. "[There] are so many Smiths!!" he exclaims. "But I bet none of them have (sic) proposed at the Doctor Who Experience!" Actor Smith goes on to express his belief that Rory Williams and Amy Pond, the married couple of the current Doctor Who series, would approve of their union, then speculates on what the future may hold. "Next - babies in the TARDIS...?"

A certain leading lady once asked, "What's in a name?" For not-Doctor Smith, it may not be a life of time travel and adventure, but at least he'll always have his favorite companion by his side.

Source: GeekMom

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I'm such a sap. I always love these nerd-style proposal stories.

SQUEE

/nerdgasm

Congratulations sir, you have succeed at life.

I cannot properly express how wonderful this is.

He'll need to wear this at the wedding
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K-9 should be the ring bearer.

Edit: And if they name their baby Gallifrey they should get free copies of every Doctor Who series ever made!

I can't think of anything to say except "Awwwww!"

It's enough to make you wanna go "D'Awwwww!" with your hands clasped by your chin. How wonderful for them!

N'yawwww :3 Always good to see a nice Dr. Who themed ending.

Did anybody else read "Matt Smith Proposes, Doctor Who Style" and think the actor wanted a sexual position named after his character?

Endocrom:
Did anybody else read "Matt Smith Proposes, Doctor Who Style" and think the actor wanted a sexual position named after his character?

Well, I think a better name for a sexual position based off Doctor Who would be the Sonic Screwdriver... Because it guarantees it'll fix you up in all kinds of good ways.

Now assuming she takes his name they could call the baby John Smith as kind of a throwback to Tennant era Doctor's alias. Not many people would probably get that though, I guess it could just be a running joke between them.

Stop using up my ideas! D:
I'll need to think up something even more geeky for my proposal!

Congrats to the guy first of all, but after seeing David Tennant's girlfriend... yeah

TimeLord:
Stop using up my ideas! D:
I'll need to think up something even more geeky for my proposal!

XD Timey, don't fall into the 'Simpson's did it' trap!

OT: SO. ADORABLE. *melts*

Melody - perfect name for a baby girl. Alfie if they have a boy, or perhaps Stormageddon, Dark Lord of All.

Hmmm, well it would be funny if he was confused with the OTHER Doctor Smith... you know the one from "Lost In Space". :)

[sighs] if only a certain cheezy robot could have crashed the wedding screaming "Danger Will Robinson, Danger!" that would be a double-play nerd-stunt of truely legendary proportions... albiet probably one which wouldn't be appreciated by the couple in question. :)

Well, if she would've said no, he would've had the perfect way of erasing the whole happening from existence. It's a foolproof plan.

Awwwwwwww. :')
I would LOVE something like that. I'd feel a bit awkward getting proposed to in front of people, but that would be fine by me xP
I'd just have to marry a geek, if something similar to that was to occur I'd be in my element ;o

Awwww... I love geeky proposals, they're always amusing to watch and heartwarming when done right. Congrats to the happy couple!

So much geek, so much AWESOME! Good luck to the guy, that lucky bastard...

I have only one thing to say, LUCKY BASTARD!!!

i retract this post as i misunderstood a sentence at the end of the article.

Endocrom:
Did anybody else read "Matt Smith Proposes, Doctor Who Style" and think the actor wanted a sexual position named after his character?

"I wouldn't mind spending some TIME getting sucked into YOUR vortex" Is the sort of thing you'll probably find in fanfiction.

I went to this event, it was awesome!
Dude should just feel lucky he found a woman who likes dr who, aka "The Dream"

Wow, so many Doctors, that must have got confusing.

And the child's name shall be Stormageddon, Dark Lord of All.

these things are always so awsome... one day i want to propose to a girl like this...
unfortunatly i dont have the same name as anyone awsome... :(

I'd like to try this ...

... but ever since the Dr Who episode with the Angels my wife is terrified of anything even vaguely related to our beloved Time Lord.

So adorable <3 this gentlemen is how you do it with thought and fore planning =D

WaywardHaymaker:
I'm such a sap. I always love these nerd-style proposal stories.

I know right? Sooooo Adorable! OwO Here's to Matt Smith and Stacie-Anne Dilkes!

DVS BSTrD:
K-9 should be the ring bearer.

Edit: And if they name their baby Gallifrey they should get free copies of every Doctor Who series ever made!

saintdane05:
And the child's name shall be Stormageddon, Dark Lord of All.

Then Gallifrey Stormageddon Smith, Dark Lord of All it is. I was going to say Stormageddon in the first place, so, I decided to combine the ideas of you two.

cursedseishi:

Endocrom:
Did anybody else read "Matt Smith Proposes, Doctor Who Style" and think the actor wanted a sexual position named after his character?

Well, I think a better name for a sexual position based off Doctor Who would be the Sonic Screwdriver... Because it guarantees it'll fix you up in all kinds of good ways.

Also? Good name for a cocktail.

Anyway, this is adorable. Every fiber of my nerdy being approves of proposing this way.

cursedseishi:

Endocrom:
Did anybody else read "Matt Smith Proposes, Doctor Who Style" and think the actor wanted a sexual position named after his character?

Well, I think a better name for a sexual position based off Doctor Who would be the Sonic Screwdriver... Because it guarantees it'll fix you up in all kinds of good ways.

But the Sonic Screwdriver "doesn't do wood".

On topic, this is an awesome story. I do love proposals that are a little bit different.

If they do have a girl, they could name her, Jenny.

They need to bring her back... :(

Um. Perhaps this makes me rather stupid, but I lost track of which Matt Smith was which. Who got in the tweed suit? What was that about a message? Was (Doctor/Actor) Matt Smith there in the flesh like it sounds like he was?

 

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