‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Twice Upon A Time’

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This is the last episode of the Peter Capaldi era and the Steven Moffat era of ‘Doctor Who’. In this episode, which is the 2017 Christmas Special called ‘Twice Upon A Time’, Peter Capaldi’s Doctor meets up with David Bradley as the First Doctor, Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts and Mark Gatiss as the Captain. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Hell Bent’

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It’s the season finale of Series 9 and the last episode of the three-episode story arc in ‘Doctor Who’. It’s time for ‘Hell Bent’ and it features the Doctor’s return back to Gallifrey? But was the Doctor’s return to Gallifrey worthwhile? Did Clara really die? Is Ashildr the so-called hybrid? My review details the confusion I have. 😀 Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Heaven Sent’

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Today it’s the second episode of the three-episode finale of Series 9 in ‘Doctor Who’. This is ‘Heaven Sent’ and it’s probably the best episode ever written by Steven Moffat in the entirety of the Peter Capaldi era. Peter Capaldi’s Doctor is now alone without Clara and he has to work out how to get out of a trap he’s in. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Face The Raven’

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This is the beginning of the end for Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald in ‘Doctor Who’. ‘Face The Raven’ is the first episode of a three-episode story arc to conclude Series 9. Find out what happens as Clara makes a dramatic departure from the series. This episode also features the return of Maisie Williams as Ashildr. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Sleep No More’

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Here we come to what I consider to be a low-point in Series 9 of ‘Doctor Who’. This is ‘Sleep No More’ by Mark Gatiss. This is an interesting if unusual experiment of a ‘Doctor Who’ episode based on the concept of found footage. This episode doesn’t work for me to my tastes. My review explains why that is. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Zygon Invasion’/’The Zygon Inversion’

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It’s time for Zygons today in this two-part ‘Doctor Who’ story. This is ‘The Zygon Invasion’/’The Zygon Inversion’ by Peter Harness and Steven Moffat. It features the return of U.N.I.T., Kate Stewart and Osgood somehow. It also features the best performance of Jenna Coleman as a Zygon leader as well as Clara. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Woman Who Lived’

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Today it’s time for a follow-up to the ‘Doctor Who’ episode ‘The Girl Who Died’. In this episode, Peter Capadi’s Doctor reunites with Maisie Williams as Ashildr who has become immortal since the Viking days. How has she changed since he last met her? Has she become cold-hearted in the years she’s spent? Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Girl Who Died’

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This ‘Doctor Who’ episode features the first appearance of Maisie Williams (from ‘Game of Thrones’) as Ashildr. This could’ve been the beginning of a great story arc featuring Ashildr as a ‘Doctor Who’ character with Peter Capald’s Doctor and Jenna Coleman’s Clara. Well…it does starts okay in this episode. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘Under The Lake’/’Before The Flood’

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It’s time for the second two-parter of Series 9 in ‘Doctor Who’ with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman. In this story, the TARDIS duo visit an underwater base where they find the crew haunted by ghosts. Will the Doctor solve the mystery of the ghosts and will this story end up with a very complicated ending? 😀 Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’/’The Witch’s Familiar’

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Series 9 of ‘Doctor Who’ begins today as we take a look at the first story of the season which is a two-parter. This is ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’/’The Witch’s Familiar’ and it features Peter Capladi’s Doctor and Jenna Coleman’s Clara facing against Daleks, Michelle Gomez as Missy and Julian Bleach as Davros. Continue reading