Monthly Archives: November 2020

Doctor Who: The Hungry Earth / Cold Blood (2010) Review

“The Hungry Earth / Cold Blood” is Chris Chibnall’s second contribution to Doctor Who, after his debut script “42” in Series 3. It’s also the second two-parter of Series 5, maintaining the show’s well-established tradition of each new season reintroducing … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Amy’s Choice (2010) Review

Arriving in the middle of Series 5, “Amy’s Choice” is written by Simon Nye, who (like Rob Shearman, Matt Jones, and James Moran) has regrettably only ever penned one episode for Doctor Who, considering how much talent he showed in … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Vampires Of Venice (2010) Review

“The Vampires Of Venice” is the second episode Toby Whithouse has penned for Doctor Who after “School Reunion” in Series 2, and the premise of this story – the Doctor and his friends fighting vampires in the 16th century – … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Time Of Angels / Flesh And Stone (2010) Review

“The Time Of Angels / Flesh And Stone” is the first two-parter of Doctor Who’s fifth season, the first story with a big enough scope that it warrants being spread out over two episodes (depicting the ‘crash of the Byzantium’ … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Victory Of The Daleks (2010) Review

After being absent from the writer’s room for several seasons (making a major guest appearance in “The Lazarus Experiment” in the meantime), “Victory Of The Daleks” is the first episode Mark Gatiss has written for Doctor Who since Series 2, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Beast Below (2010) Review

In Doctor Who, the second episode of each season is always a pretty significant one, especially if there’s been a recent change in the cast. Ideally, it needs to keep the momentum going that the season premiere started, show the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour (2010) Review

In 2010, Steven Moffat officially became Doctor Who’s new showrunner for the next six seasons of the show: a Scotsman who (like his predecessor) had been a fan of the franchise for decades, so this opportunity was basically his dream … Continue reading

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