Tag Archives: Jack

Jack the Abomination

Companion Tropes 21 DOCTOR: Rose, you’ve done it. Now stop. Just let go. ROSE: How can I let go of this? I bring life. …and the life she brings is to Jack, who has been exterminated by a Dalek.  With … Continue reading

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Torchwood

Season One of Torchwood premiered on the digital channel BBC Three. Within a few months, between October 2006 and January 2007, we had two Doctor Who spinoffs.  They were fairly straightforward approaches.  Put somebody into the Doctor role, either a … Continue reading

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Last of the Time Lords

This article covers the episodes The Sound of Drums and Last of the Time Lords, which together form a single Doctor Who story.  These are often considered to be part of a trilogy of episodes beginning with Utopia, but we … Continue reading

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Journey’s End

This article covers the episodes The Stolen Earth and Journey’s End, which together form a single Doctor Who story, and a story that arguably represents the peak of Doctor Who’s popularity.  It captured 45% of the viewing audience, received an … Continue reading

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The Parting of the Ways

This article covers the episodes Bad Wolf and The Parting of the Ways, which together form a single Doctor Who story.  Having said that, this is the least straightforward two-parter of the 2005 series, with two tonally different episodes.  First … Continue reading

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Boom Town

Sandwiched between two exciting two-part stories, Boom Town is a chance to pause for breath and tie up a few loose ends.  Necessity is the mother of invention, and this is the cheap episode, utilising an existing monster costume and … Continue reading

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The Empty Child

This review covers the Doctor Who episodes The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances, which together form a single story. Mauve Alert!  Mauve Alert!  This is an important one, and for reasons we had no idea about at the time.  … Continue reading

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