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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: Final Thoughts

Watching Series 12 of Doctor Who hasn’t always given me happy feelings – and that’s mostly not because of what was onscreen. After every episode, there would always be plenty of comments from people on social media, and a great … 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 8: “The Haunting of Villa Diodati”

This episode had a particularly good atmosphere, with the eerily lit house and the stormy weather. (I think it helped that it was very windy outside as I watched it.) Obviously Doctor Who has done haunted-house episodes before, but this … 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 4: “Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror”

This episode gets into the action very quickly, and generally keeps up the pace throughout – though it does have time for some nice conversations, particularly between the Doctor and Tesla on their shared passion for inventing. I like seeing … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 12, Episode 3: “Orphan 55”

When the Doctor mentions how she didn’t know it was the space squids’ mating season, one really hopes that’s actually a tentacle on the floor… Hyph3n is definitely not a high point for Doctor Who‘s costume/makeup department; she looks like … Continue reading

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