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Doctor Who Review: The Witch’s Familiar

I regret to inform you all that I really liked this episode, and therefore my curmudgeonly Classic Who fan status may be at risk, but heck… I really liked it. Not to say it’s perfect. Some of it was a bit silly. I still think Colony Sarff is a pointless idea, and even though the story’s all…… Continue reading Doctor Who Review: The Witch’s Familiar

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Doctor Who Review: The Magician’s Apprentice

When doing weekly reviews, it’s easy to fall into a “the show is only as good as its last episode” mentality. In this case, “The Magician’s Apprentice” is a pretty good episode, but I want to hold off on mega-excitement and see where the season is going. They bring out all the stops for this…… Continue reading Doctor Who Review: The Magician’s Apprentice

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Doctor Who Review: “Into the Dalek”

Lots of spoilers this time, and I assume you’ve seen the episode, so minimal recap.I loved “Deep Breath” for its characterization and themes, while others couldn’t get past the plot problems. For “Into the Dalek,” it’s the reverse… I loved its plot, but I’m having trouble getting past its theme and character problems. I’ve watched…… Continue reading Doctor Who Review: “Into the Dalek”