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The Day of the Doctor

The Last Day (prequel): I was so excited to get on to today’s main feature that I forgot to watch the prequel beforehand. I watched it afterwards, so it was naturally a bit of an anti-climax to see the events leading up to the Fall of Arcadia after I’d seen the actual Fall of Arcadia. 1,213 more words

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An Adventure in Space and Time

Sorry progress has been so slow – ridiculously busy week. But as it turns out, the day that we were given our first look at David Bradley in this year’s Christmas special seems like an apt time to be watching this. 698 more words

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Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS — The View from the Junkyard

The Eleventh Doctor has developed a habit of treating his companions as puzzles to be solved. In fairness, that’s how they are being written, so setting it up as some kind of character flaw is a bit odd, but nevertheless we have already seen Clara take the Doctor to task for this, with the viewers […]

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Zeg, Tarrant and The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang (2010)

TARRANT: Dalek Zeg! We had best get on with organising this alliance of alien races for our latest campaign against the Doctor.

ZEG: Oh, bugger it! 1,137 more words

Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

The Eleventh Doctor has developed a habit of treating his companions as puzzles to be solved.  In fairness, that’s how they are being written, so setting it up as some kind of character flaw is a bit odd, but nevertheless we have already seen Clara take the Doctor to task for this, with the viewers expected to be on her side of the argument.  1,746 more words

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This is the second of Neil Cross’s Doctor Who stories, and is by far the simpler of the two.  That was entirely deliberate, with the writer intending to put together a very self-contained small-scale Doctor Who story, and in fact the slightly disjointed structure is due to things being imposed on the writer at the script editing stage.  1,339 more words

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The Rings of Akhaten

Doctor Who has often seemed to me to be a fantasy series with a thin veil of technobabble to describe that.  It rarely has any kind of strong scientific premise that would make logical sense to a scientist.  1,722 more words

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