Tag Archives: Billie Piper

The Day of the Doctor

When we started this blog we decided not to write about the stories in order.  It has been done before, many times, and we wanted to have something for fans of every era right from the start, so we went … Continue reading

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The Christmas Invasion

What happens when the Doctor isn’t around to save the Earth?  This will become a running theme of the David Tennant era, most notably in Turn Left, but it is an odd theme to explore in an episode that actually … Continue reading

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Fear Her

Something odd happened with the reaction of Doctor Who fans to Fear Her.  The day after it was first broadcast in 2006 I wrote a review and here’s a slightly abridged version of what I had to say: It is … Continue reading

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The Impossible Planet

This review is for the episodes The Impossible Planet and The Satan Pit, which together form a single Doctor Who story.  In common with many two-parters in the modern era, they form that story in a very particular way: one … Continue reading

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The End of the World

So many strange delegates: Trantis and Malpha, Celation and Beaus, Arcturus and Alpha, Jabe and the Moxx are brilliant too, though The greatest of all is The Face of (Jack) Boe. Like Rose, The End of the World draws inspiration … Continue reading

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Rose

Mickey the Idiot seems like a twerp. He gets gobbled up with a wheelie-bin burp. But Doctor Who’s back and we’ve waited for years, And number Nine’s brilliant (even the ears). The following was my initial reaction to the episode, … Continue reading

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