Peter 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
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Doctor Who S08E12 Recap: Death in Heaven9
The two-part season finale of Doctor Who brings excitement, but also sadness that we won’t be seeing any new episodes until Christmas. The reveal from the first half of the season finale that Missy is the Master was shocking, and we wanted to tell everyone we know, whether they watch Doctor Who or not. As Death in Heaven begins, our excitement is mixed with sadness as we are reminded about Danny’s death. Somehow it feels like we may not get the happy ending that we normally crave. We are focusing our idealistic hope on the Ninth Doctor’s exclamation, “Just this once, everybody lives!” (S01E10).
Doctor Who Audiobook Review: The Forever Trap2
Written by: Dan Abnett
Narrated by: Catherine Tate
Length: 2 hrs 23 mins
Publisher: BBC Audio
Released: October 2008
Available as an Audio CD from Amazon or as a download through Audible audiobooks
The Forever Trap is a Doctor Who story written by Dan Abnett and narrated by Catherine Tate. It is part of the New Adventure Series, published by BBC Books. The Forever Trap is an original audiobook and is not available in a printed format. The storyline revolves around the Doctor and Donna becoming inadvertent residents of The Edifice, a luxury apartment development in space, through a hard-sell approach by a holographic salesman. What appears to new residents as a well-apportioned apartment based on their specific desires devolves into danger and warfare as their time in The Edifice continues. The Doctor and Donna attempt to determine what has brought them there, and for what purpose.
Doctor Who S08E11 Recap: Dark Water2
“Dark Water” is the first part of the Season Eight finale of Doctor Who. The twelfth Doctor has had some great performances this season and has brought interesting complexity to the relationship with companion Clara Oswald. When Peter Capaldi was announced as the new Doctor, we were pretty excited because it seemed like an older actor was about due for the role. He has surpassed our expectations so far, and a big two-part finale, written by Steven Moffat, creates a lot of anticipation.
Doctor Who S08E10 Photo Recap: In the Forest of the Night1
A little girl in a school uniform and red coat is running through the forest. She runs and runs, waving her arms around her head sometimes. She comes upon the TARDIS and knocks on the door. It appears that the chameleon circuit of the TARDIS does not work on this little girl.
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Doctor Who S08E09 Recap: Flatline5
“Flatline” continues the shift toward the horror genre in Doctor Who this season. The humor lightens the mood a bit so if feels more like a horror tribute. The relationship between Clara and the Doctor continues to evolve in an interesting way, with Clara transcending her companion role. We open with a mysterious bearded man (aren’t all bearded men mysterious?) who seems slightly terrified. He is on the phone to the police, whispering. Continue reading