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Doctor Who – New Year’s Special 2021: “Revolution of the Daleks”

I know we’ve had to wait longer than this for more Doctor Who, but it still feels like it’s been forever. Seeing that title again felt good. Just that scene at the tea booth made me feel nostalgic for the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 12, Episode 10: “The Timeless Children”

I honestly thought Yaz was a goner when Graham started telling her what a great person she was, in case “we don’t get out of this”. And then in the end, all of the Fam are still alive! Pretty surprising, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 12, Episode 9: “Ascension of the Cybermen”

The chapters from the life of Brendan interspersed throughout the episode seem pretty random – another one of those things that Steven Moffat would do – but I’m trusting that it has some purpose which will become evident in the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 12, Episode 7: “Can You Hear Me?”

Watching the opening scene in Aleppo, I thought the dialogue was a little too modern – but apparently there really was such a thing as recognition and treatment of mental illness in that time and place. A lot of different … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 12, Episode 6: “Praxeus”

What with kicking off in a bunch of different locations, and it not being at all clear what’s going on, this episode’s opening feels reminiscent of some Steven Moffat episodes where he would try to be too clever and just … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 12, Episode 5: “Fugitive of the Judoon”

For one horrible moment in the opening, before we found out Ruth’s name, I thought that joke on social media that Chloe Weber was coming back was actually true. Don’t scare me like that again, Doctor Who! The Judoon are … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 12, Episode 1: “Spyfall, Part One”

After a year’s wait, and a second Christmas with no special, Doctor Who is finally back on our screens. Such a long hiatus did make me worry a bit about the show’s long-term future, as did (unfounded) rumours partway through … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 11: Final Thoughts

In July 2017, it was announced that Peter Capaldiā€™s Twelfth Doctor would be regenerating into a woman, played by Jodie Whittaker. At the time, I wrote a blog post expressing my concerns about changing the gender of a character who … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – New Year’s Day Special 2019: “Resolution”

Following our expository introduction, we open in the middle of a ‘romantic comedy’ moment between Lin and Mitch, which makes it pretty obvious that something bad’s about to happen to one or both of them. At least they’re both still … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 11, Episode 10: “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos”

I was expecting it to either be the Doctor or a companion teleporting in front of the Ux at the beginning, and the story then rewinding to tell us how they got there, rather than jumping forward 3407 years. But … Continue reading

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