[This review contains SPOILERS!] There is no way to discuss The Doctor Falls without some degree of spoilage. Finding an image from the episode to serve as a teaser for this review was a chore and a half. Even the title itself is a dead giveaway – pun very much intended. The last episode opened with The […]
[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Once, a long time from now, though that could mean the future just as easily as the past, The Doctor answered a summons to act as an executioner. It was a request he answered only because of the intended prisoner – his greatest enemy and oldest friend, The Master, who was […]
[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] The disappearance of the Ninth Legion of the Roman Army is one of the more famous mysteries in the history of Western civilization. The most popular theory is that they were completely wiped out trying – and failing – to put down an insurrection of the people who would become The […]
[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Taking a day trip to the parts of NASA that tourists don’t get to see is par for the course when The Doctor is your tutor. It’s all old-hat to Nardole, of course, but Bill Potts finds the whole thing fascinating. So does The Doctor, who is happy to be on […]
[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Since before the earliest days of mankind – indeed, from the moment when the first amphibious life crawled out of the sea – the race of aliens known as The Monks have shepherded the destiny of the Earth. Benevolent and wise, The Monks have offered their support and council to humanity […]
[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] I found myself dreading watching The Pyramid At The End Of The World when I noticed one name in the credits – Peter Harness. Responsible for the worst episode of Series 8 – the uneven and unsubtle abortion parable Kill The Moon – as well as Series 9’s The Zygon Invasion, Harness […]
There is little I can say about Extremis without spoiling one of the best Doctor Who episodes in recent memory.
[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Many of the greatest Doctor Who stories of all time have functioned as both parables for social issues and straight science-fiction. Oxygen now joins the peerage of that pantheon. This is not merely the best episode of Series Ten. This is a strong contender for the best episode yet for Peter […]