Saturday, June 24, 2017

Slighted by the Light

The Eaters of Light is a curious Doctor Who story.  And here we must use the word 'story' somewhat advisedly.  It's more like a pamphlet...

Prelude to Peladon

Just in case it hadn't been underlined lately, there are elements of the Pertwee era which are being echoed in the Capaldi era.  I...

Will of the Bill

This is what Pearl Mackie was hired for.  If ever there was, save for some of the Doctor-lite episodes from years past, an episode upon...

The Pyramid of Pawns

The Tour has been uncharacteristically quiet concerning Extremis, which followed in the Capaldi 'tradition' of format-bending stories such as Listen and Heaven Sent.  We liked it a bunch...

Oh .. Too .. Brutal .. Eh?

The 'S' in TARDIS stands for space, and the Doctor has become restless again.  And in Doctor Who oft times restlessness begets recklessness.  It...

Touch Wood, not Torchwood

Knock Knock is a story which is defined much more by what is wants to be rather than what it is.  That Knock Knock is a pastiche is...