Now that Matt Smith has announced his retirement as Doctor Who, it's high time that Hugh Laurie assumed the role he was born to play. Here's why:
1. He's already played the most alarmingly eccentric doctor in TV history.
2. He's the right age. The Doctors have been getting younger faster than policemen; I want one who's older than me, dammit.
3. He could borrow some of House's more interesting attributes – eg, the addiction to Vicodin, which would make for more amusing storylines than Tom Baker's jelly babies.
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