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Doctor Who stories

Story
202

Bigger, louder and more bombastic seemed to have been RTD's guiding principle towards each of his twenty-first century Doctor Who finales …


Nov
04
2023

Do the Viperox 'decimate every world they encounter' or do 'they kill everything'? …


Oct
29
2023
Story
201

You might think that choosing to watch The Waters of Mars with my daughter shortly before running her a bath was not the brightest parenting idea I've ever had …


Oct
28
2023

Strictly speaking untitled, but generally referred to as "Tonight's the Night", this mini-episode is just a bit of fun, of course …


Sep
03
2023
Story
200

I've been re-reading The Stand recently, so I was acutely aware of Planet of the Dead's obvious use of the Magical Negro trope …


Sep
02
2023

Doctor Who was riding high in the summer of 2008 …


Jun
24
2023
Story
197

While it isn't exactly Threads, a post-apocalyptic Britain in which Donna doesn't meet the Doctor is certainly a grim 'un. …


Jun
11
2023
Story
196

I must admit to having not seen Hitchcock's Lifeboat …


Jun
10
2023
Story
195

The skeletons in spacesuits are perhaps the most visually memorable scare in Silence in the Library / Forest of the Dead …


May
20
2023
Story
194

"Topping day, what? Spiffing. Top hole." …


May
07
2023
Story
193

"Rubbish!" my daughter exclaimed after the cold open, pre-credits, "Hello, Dad!" sting …


May
06
2023
Story
190

Where's Lurcio when you need him? …


Apr
15
2023
Story
189

Smart fella, that RTD! …


Apr
05
2023
Story
188

Voyage of the Damned quickly settles down into being an undemanding slice of Christmas Day disaster movie pudding …


Dec
31
2022

I want to like Time Crash so much more than I do …


Dec
30
2022
Story
187

I do try to be positive in these blog posts — to find the good in every episode, in every story …


Dec
03
2022
Story
185

I can't claim to remember a great deal of Paul Cornell's original New Adventure version of Human Nature …


Nov
26
2022

42

Story
184

"Forty-two minutes until we crash into the sun" …


Nov
20
2022
Story
183

The Lazarus Experiment sees the Doctor bring Martha home after that "one trip to say thanks" which saw them visit Shakespeare, new New York, old New York …


Nov
19
2022

A tricky one to place is The Infinite Quest …


Nov
13
2022
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