Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 10

“The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos” Doctor Who closes out its current season with the return of a previously featured villain and a difficult situation for the Doctor to resolve. The first episode of this season introduced the Stenza and their representative Tim Shaw -not his real name- as a threat for the Doctor to…

Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 9

“It Takes You Away” Team TARDIS heads to Norway to investigate the disappearance of a blind girl’s father in an atmospheric and mysterious episode of Doctor Who. I’ve mentioned before that pretty much every episode of Doctor Who is mystery that needs to be solved and I still think that’s true for the most part….

Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 8

“The Witchfinders” Doctor Who delivers another historical adventure exploring the fear and ignorance behind 17th century Witch hunts. It’s safe to say that the ongoing theme this season has been that human beings are their own worst enemy. In one form or another it has come up during every episode of this season though I’m…

Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 7

“Kerblam!” Doctor Who takes Team TARDIS to a planet sized warehouse to investigate a dangerous conspiracy within a giant retailer. I’ll get the comparison to delivery giant Amazon out of the way right away. This episode is clearly using that company as the inspiration for Kerblam which makes sense given the ubiquity of that company…

Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 6

“Demons of the Punjab” Doctor Who takes Team TARDIS back to India in 1947 on the day that the Partition of India became a reality after Yaz asks the Doctor to show her a piece of her family history. Time travel brings a large degree of curiosity with it. There is the temptation to be…

Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 5

“The Tsuranga Conundrum” Doctor Who delivers an outer space adventure when a nigh indestructible energy consuming creature threatens a medical ship. It can’t be said that this season hasn’t delivered variety in its storytelling. Each episode has been entirely different from the last and presented new challenges for Team TARDIS. For this episode the writers…

Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 4

“Arachnids in the UK” Doctor Who takes the group back to where they started where they find themselves in the midst of a large spider infestation. One of the strengths of Doctor Who as a TV show is that it can do pretty much anything. There are no real limits in terms of genre or…

Doctor Who – Season 11 Episode 2

“The Ghost Monument” Doctor Who continues the new series with a visit to an alien planet and another mystery to be solved. This episode picks up where the previous one left off with the Doctor and her new companions facing certain death in the vacuum of space. It’s a problem that is quickly resolved by…