Tag Archives: Doctor Who

The Dangers of the Mega-Narrative

There’s been something strange creeping into my approach to serial storytelling over the last few years that has finally (and fully?) nested in my viewing habits of Doctor Who. Anyone growing up reading comics in the 1970s and 1980s knows … Continue reading

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From Spyfall to Planetfall

One thing an early January start-date allows for Doctor Who is that there’s not much broadcast TV competition.  What makes it even sweeter is that the season, two episodes in, has really leaned into the show’s mythology more than every … Continue reading

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Spyfall with Spoilers

Well, I spent most of today on an airplane or two.  I have to admit, the American Airlines route from HNL to BNA through ORD is quite good.  The success of it depends on weather and delays, I think, but … Continue reading

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Early Running with the Doctor

2019 was supposed to be the year that I revisited some of my favorite British television.  Doctor Who.  Spaced.  Downton Abbey.  Sherlock.  The movies of Edgar Wright.  Simon Pegg movies not directed by Edgar Wright.  The claymation of Nick Park. … Continue reading

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Thirteen Incoming

The BBC released a teaser clip for the upcoming 11th series of Doctor Who.  It’s a first in two ways: first female Doctor (Jodie Whitaker) and first season for a new show-runner (Chris Chibnall).  If the show is a smartly … Continue reading

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Twelfth and Final?

Hard to believe that we’re less than a week away from the end of Peter Capaldi’s run as the Doctor.  When the Doctor Who Christmas special airs on Christmas Day, we’ll see then end of both Capaldi and show-runner Steve … Continue reading

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“Twice Upon a Time”

Here’s today’s teaser release for the Doctor Who Christmas Special.  No River Song saying “spoilers” needed here.

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