Category Archives: Doctor Who

Children of Earth: Day Two

Last episode left us in a tense place: Jack was blown up along with the Torchwood tower and Ianto remains unaccounted for.  Gwen is alive, but injured.  This episode opens by adding to the tension: someone is actively working on … Continue reading

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Children of Earth: Day One

The  last episode of Torchwood season 2 was a gut wrenching powerhouse that left us weak in the knees and wondering where we would go from here.  The answer is: into a dark place.  If there’s one thing that resonates … Continue reading

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Exit Wounds

When I said I’d give Chibnall a 50/50 chance at pulling off a strong finale, I would never have expected him to deliver.  Exit Wounds is a hard episode to watch.  It’s a powerful episode that will leave you shaking.  … Continue reading

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Dracula Lives

At last it can be told! The never-before-revealed ORIGIN OF DRACULA! What a catchy blurb. What a great cover! I was sent this as a surprise gift recently and was waiting for the right time to share some thoughts about … Continue reading

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Fragments

Once again, I am amazed at how solid Chris Chibnall’s writing can be when he does  human drama.  It seems when he tries to add science fiction to the mix, he gets it a bit wrong but when left to … Continue reading

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Lifeless Planet

This doesn’t make sense.  I remember liftoff.  I remember the g-forces.  I remember the tension of going on a 15 year, one-way mission to a planet that we were certain contained life.  I remember waking from the crash to discover … Continue reading

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Adrift

When Adrift started, I was a little let down to see that Chris Chibnall wrote the episode.  I have lost faith in his writing recently and had forgotten that when it comes to human drama, he actually can write.  Adrift … Continue reading

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Unusual Doctor Who Photo #5

This week’s unusual photo was taken during rehearsals for The Dalek Invasion of Earth.  It raises several questions… Some questions you might have about this photo could include: Who is William Hartnell about to punch? Whose ghostly leg is floating … Continue reading

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Weird Detective: The Stars are Wrong

Taking another week off video games I wanted to share news of a special treat I found.  I did not grow up as a comic-book kid.  I had a few, I recall distinctly.  There was a Godzilla issue with a … Continue reading

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From Out of the Rain

When Torchwood gets it right, we can really get some great episodes.  It’s a shame the quality was so up and down during the first two seasons because episodes like From Out of the Rain really prove how good Torchwood … Continue reading

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