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Doctor Who Returns to Chilling Form, With Help From a Ghost of Futures Past

The past few episodes of Doctor Who had slowly begun to unravel a lingering problem with this latest iteration of the show: too many people at the TARDIS console, leading to narrative setups that take too long to get going, or leave some of our heroes behind to really get there. Ahead of its season finale however, the show managed to find a way to have this large crew really work. Read More >>

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The BBC Responds to Backlash Over Doctor Who’s Approach to Social Awkwardness and Mental Health

The latest episode of Doctor Who tackled mental health struggles through the lens of a fight against eternal, godlike beings who fed off the traumatic fears of the mortal realm. But it ended with a scene between the Doctor and one of her companions that has left some fans deeply disappointed – and the BBC has had to offer an official response to complaints. Read More >>

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Doctor Who Gets Trippy as Hell and Trips Over Itself in the Process

Sunday’s Doctor Who was an existential deep dive into the power of human cooperation, of arsehole gods, of mental health, and of the importance of communication on all three of those fronts. Or, rather, it wanted to be. In trying to present a trippy lens into all those ideas, it tripped over a problem that’s recently become quite apparent for the show. Read More >>

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In This Doctor Who Exclusive, One of the 9th Doctor’s Earliest Mysteries is Investigated

Way back in the very first episode of Doctor Whos revival, alien conspiracy theorist Clive showed Rose Tyler a series of cryptic images – a mysterious man, never ageing, but present at all sorts of historic events, from the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa to the Kennedy assassination. Now, a new Big Finish story hopes to tell the tale behind one of those pictures. Read More >>

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River Song and Captain Jack are Teaming Up for a Doctor Who Audio Adventure

Fresh off his surprise cameo in the latest season of Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who, Captain Jack Harkness is heading out on a new voyage in the latest audio adventure series from Big Finish. Anybody who’s eager for a certain Doctor Who pairing will be in luck because guess who’s coming aboard? “Hello, sweetie.” Read More >>

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Chris Chibnall Cast a Black Woman as the Doctor, But It’s Only Just a Start

In this week’s episode, “Fugitive of the Judoon,” the BBC’s Doctor Who made history by casting a Black woman, Jo Martin, as the Doctor for the first time in the series’ 57-year history. Let’s talk about it. Read More >>

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Doctor Who’s Surprise Return Says They Kept It a Secret From Almost Everyone…Except David Tennant

Doctor Who’s latest episode was full of surprises – to the point where a major cast member making their long-awaited return wasn’t even the biggest part! The actor behind one of the coolest cameos this side of the TARDIS is sharing details about that fateful Chris Chibnall phone call, what his codename was on set, and why he couldn’t resist telling David Tennant he was back. Read More >>

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Doctor Who Just Flipped Its Entire Script

Sunday night’s Doctor Who was meant to be, like much of season 12 so far, a reminder of its more familiar self of the past few years in the wake of last season’s bold experiments with the tone and scope of the show. Familiar aliens stalking familiar Earth streets, a monster-packed romp just like the good old days. And then suddenly... it wasn’t. Read More >>

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Doctor Who’s Latest Champions Invention With a Collection of Old Ideas

Four episodes in, and so far this season of Doctor Who feels like a major pitch back to its past. Old faces, more monsters, stark messages. It’s all good and proper Doctor Who. But a commitment to bringing back the vibe of Doctor Who also brings with it a familiar problem: episodes that feel like something you’ve seen a million times before. Read More >>

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That Was Doctor Who’s Starkest Lesson in Years

Doctor Who has been a morality play since its earliest days. Ever since the first Doctor picked up a couple of teachers and his young granddaughter for adventures in time and space, it has been a show seeking to educate as much as it does entertain. Last night’s episode carried on in a similar vein but had neither the time, nor the patience, to sugarcoat its message. Read More >>

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A Shocking Truth Has Brought Doctor Who Back to Life

Last week’s Doctor Who season premiere was heaving with promise – in bringing back an iconic foe, and retweaking a balance between moralistic sci-fi social commentary and monster-laden adventure this latest iteration of the series has been struggling to find, it set the groundwork for some compelling threads. Sunday night's follow-up delivered, if only because it had the time to do so. Read More >>

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The Doctor is Back, and She Brought Doctor Who With Her

The first season of Jodie Whittaker’s tenure on Doctor Who was marked by change. New Doctor, new showrunner, new tone, there was a subdued approach that emboldened Doctor Who’s moral core while struggling as it pulled away from some of the show’s more primal pleasures. Back for her sophomore season, Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor is as effervescent as ever – but her show feels much like its older self again, for better or worse. Read More >>

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Come Shaken, Not Stirred, to Our Spoiler-Laden Doctor Who Premiere Discussion Zone

It must be every once in a while in a very long while, every day in a million days when the wind stands fair – because The Doctor has come to call, and she’s brought a brand new season of Doctor Who with her. The explosive season premiere has just wrapped up, so come chat about it with us! Read More >>