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Doctor Who 7.13 – The Name of the Doctor

Saving the Doctor?  Clara's ready to do it All the Time!

Saving the Doctor? Clara’s ready to do it All the Time!

After multiple episodes of watching the Doctor fruitlessly shake his tiny fist at the why-are-there-multiples-of-her mystery that is Clara “Oswin” Oswald, the seventh season finale of Doctor Who at last takes on the big question: the hell is up with Clara?

Cue “Gallifrey, a very long time ago,” where Clara pops up to tell the First Doctor, just before he steals the TARDIS (and if that isn’t inserting Clara into the seminal moment, well, I don’t know what is), “Sorry, but you’re about to make a very big mistake.” Sassy, starting to tell the Doctor what’s what on Day One!  Also, who, where, what, howContinue reading

Doctor Who 7.6 – The Bells of Saint John

The Bells of St John

Vroom Vroom! The Doctor and Clara take off together.

Danger!  Warning!  Doctor Who is back with new episodes, and it will nom up your soul with the mystery of Clara and the Doctor’s obsessions and — oh, no, wait.  It’s that WiFi is everywhere, and if you click on a funky-lettered connection, you’re going to get sucked in by aliens!  That too! Continue reading

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