Monthly Archives: December 2014

“We saw this planet in the future, remember? All those graves. One of them mine.”

In ‘The Name Of The Doctor’ the Doctor and Clara journey to the final resting place of the Time Lord and his TARDIS, Trenzalore. In ‘The Time Of The Doctor’ they find themselves in that planet’s past and the Doctor … Continue reading

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“You know what the big problem is, in telling fantasy and reality apart? They’re both ridiculous.”

‘Last Christmas’, written by Steven Moffat,  mixes the classic ‘base under siege’ Doctor Who story with ‘Alien’, ‘The Thing’, ‘Inception’ and the Superman comic ‘For the Man Who Has Everything’ to create a delightful festive tale that manages to include … Continue reading

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“Three of us in one cell? That’s going to cause some nasty anomalies if we don’t get out soon.”

‘The Day Of The Doctor’ allows us to examine what happens when the same Time Lord meets other incarnations of himself. This is dealt with a little more indepth that ‘The Five Doctors’ which never really addressed the issue. Firstly … Continue reading

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“Number ten once regenerated and kept the same face. I had vanity issues at the time.”

‘The Time of The Doctor’ confirms that the 10th Doctor’s cheating death in ‘Journey’s End’ does indeed count as a regeneration. At the time the 10th Doctor claimed that once the regeneration energy healed his body he diverted the remaining … Continue reading

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“Hologram clothes. Projected directly on to your visual cortex.”

There is plenty comic relief provided in the first few scenes of ‘The Time of The Doctor’ from the Doctor turning up for Clara’s Christmas party nude. While funny the idea of hologram clothes could be a useful addition to … Continue reading

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“Thank you Handles and well done.”

We can now add a Cyberman’s head to the list of the companions that the Doctor has travelled with. Introduced in ‘The Time Of Doctor’ Handles spends hundreds of years in the Doctor’s company. The Doctor tells Clara that he … Continue reading

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