Doctor Who Christmas Special Review: Twice Upon a Time

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Two TARDIS’s are better than one. The First Doctor (David Bradley) and the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi).

For many, the family, feasting, and festivities of December 25 have merged with the tradition of the Doctor Who Christmas Special. Since the rebirth of the Doctor Who series in 2005, we’ve come to anticipate the Christmas spirit that emerges from the intersection of space and time. “Twice Upon a Time,” written by Steven Moffat and directed by Rachel Talalay, does not disappoint. Continue reading

Doctor Who S10E03 Review: Thin Ice


Doctor Bill Sutcliffe Doctor Who Thin IceIn “Thin Ice” the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his new companion Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) find themselves in 1814 London, at the last great frost fair. Despite initially enjoying the sites and entertainment, Bill learns that life as a companion isn’t all fish pies and coin tricks. “Thin Ice” creates an incredible setting and shows that Doctor Who has quickly found its footing with this new companion. Continue reading

Doctor Who Returns with a New Companion in Season 10


Bill PottsPeter Capaldi returns as Doctor Who on Saturday, April 15, with Season 10 premiering on BBC One and BBC America. We last saw the Doctor in Christmas Special “The Return of Doctor Mysterio.” Season 9 ended with Clara Oswald traveling through time and space with Ashildr, and the Doctor losing his memory of her. Continue reading

Doctor Who Christmas Special Review: The Return of Doctor Mysterio


doctor-who-the-return-of-doctor-mysterio-roof-2“There have been many attempts to conquer the Earth. I’ve lost count. Not one of them has succeeded, not a single one. They all lost and burned and ran. That’s who I am.” – The Doctor Continue reading

Podcast Companions to Your Favorite TV Shows


headphonesWe’re TV girls living in a podcast world. There are tons of funny, scary, insightful, and just plain cool podcasts out there. Some provide recaps of our favorite shows, while others are just great standalone podcasts that may be a fun complement to your viewing schedule. Here’s a look at some podcasts you might enjoy, based on the series you love. Continue reading

Doctor Puppet Christmas Special: Twelfth Night


Doctor Puppet sunglasses.jpegAre you already pining for Doctor Who? Don’t know what to do with yourself now that you already watched this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special? Then be sure to check out Doctor Puppet’s annual Christmas tribute. Doctor Puppet is a Doctor Who fan series created by Alisa Stern and a team of professional artists and musicians. The puppets and animation are created in New York City, while the music is produced and recorded in England.

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Doctor Who Christmas Special Review: The Husbands of River Song



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The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and River Song (Alex Kingston) reunite

Doctor Who is like an old family friend who visits on Christmas Day–prompting past memories, eliciting conversations, and bringing multiple generations together. The 2015 Doctor Who Christmas special, “The Husbands of River Song,” provided us moments of loss and love framed within a tale full of excitement and humor. In holiday fashion, Doctor Who reminds us that it’s the connections we have with others, whether running from a headless cyborg or sitting down for a meal together, that gives the story of our lives meaning.


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