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Doctor Who 7.11 – The Crimson Horror

Olde-time-y Clara and the Doctor are hot enough for Sweetville

Olde-time-y Clara and the Doctor are hot enough for Sweetville

Welcome to Yorkshire, 1893, where the Industrial Revolution gets once again taken to task not for its despicable child labor and treacherous workplace conditions, but for acting as a front for creepy alien activity.  A serious young man tells his wife he has to go and investigate this “dark and queer business”; moments later, women surround her saying, too bad about that husband of yours!  Oh, hey, but her husband’s absolutely fine, thanks — CUE HORRIFIC SCREAMING!   Continue reading

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Doctor Who 7.special – The Snowmen

LOOK AT FROSTY GO!  The Snowmen get toothy.

LOOK AT FROSTY GO! The Snowmen get toothy.

It’s a lovely day for a snowball fight in ENGLAND 1842 (thank you, snow-caption). But young Walter Simeon builds a snowman.  Alone.  Clearly he’s doomed to serve an evil entity intent on world domination (I know, that old chestnut!)  Case in point: the snowman comes to life, doesn’t thumpety-thump-thump over the hills of snow, but echoes Simeon’s whining with otherworldly menace.  It’s the Doctor Who Christmas Special, folks!  *twirls in threatening snowflakes*  Continue reading

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