Monday, August 21, 2017

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...

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...

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...

Hole-y Hell!

There's a certain reassuring quality to the notion that when the Doctor Who Production Team really, really, want to bear down and impress not only...

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...

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...