Category Archives: Doctor Who: Series 6

Doctor Who: The Wedding Of River Song (2011) Review

With “The Wedding Of River Song”, we’ve once again reached the end of the road with another season of Doctor Who. Series 6, like Series 5 before it, has been an incredibly strong season filled with a lot of high … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Closing Time (2011) Review

“Closing Time”, penned by Gareth Roberts, is a direct sequel to “The Lodger” from last season, and the penultimate episode of Doctor Who’s sixth season. As you may recall, I singled out “The Lodger” as the weakest link of Series … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The God Complex (2011) Review

“The God Complex” is written by Toby Whithouse, who returns to pen his third story for Doctor Who. In the same vein as Neil Gaiman’s “The Doctor’s Wife“, “The God Complex” was originally intended to be an adventure in Series … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Girl Who Waited (2011) Review

“The Girl Who Waited” is Tom McRae’s second contribution to Doctor Who, following his debut two-parter, “Rise Of The Cybermen” in Series 2; and compared to his last action-packed story, where he had to handle the daunting task of reintroducing … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Night Terrors (2011) Review

“Night Terrors” is penned by Mark Gatiss, who returns to write another episode for Doctor Who after last season’s “Victory Of The Daleks“, and this particular tale is inspired by his old childhood fear of creepy-looking dolls. “Night Terrors” is … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: A Good Man Goes To War / Let’s Kill Hitler (2011) Review

For “A Good Man Goes To War / Let’s Kill Hitler”, the mid-season climax of Doctor Who’s sixth season, Steven Moffat pulls out all the stops, delivering a real whopper of a story. Arguably the entire Matt Smith era so … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People (2011) Review

“The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People” is written by Matthew Graham, who previously penned “Fear Her” back in Series 2: an episode that has a pretty infamous reputation in Doctor Who’s fandom. Now, I’ve never considered “Fear Her” to … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Doctor’s Wife (2011) Review

There are certain episodes of Doctor Who that are tailor-made for certain Doctors. Theoretically, any incarnation of the main character could have pulled them off, and probably would have done so with plenty of aplomb – but not as well … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Curse Of The Black Spot (2011) Review

“The Curse Of The Black Spot”, the third episode of Doctor Who’s sixth season, is written by Stephen Thompson, who previously worked with Steven Moffat over on “Sherlock”. “The Impossible Astronaut / Day Of The Moon” combined cowboys and aliens … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut / Day Of The Moon (2011) Review

Series 6 of Doctor Who officially kicks off with “The Impossible Astronaut / Day Of The Moon”, which is quite the grand adventure for the Eleventh Doctor and his gang as they journey across the pond. The Doctor Who revival … Continue reading

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