Tag Archives: Christopher Eccleston

Doctor Who: Bad Wolf / The Parting Of The Ways (2005) Review

While they’ve both had their lighter and darker moments as showrunners, one key difference between Russell T. Davies and Steven Moffat’s writing style is that Russell’s stories can get very cynical, while Steven has a more optimistic approach to Doctor … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Boom Town (2005) Review

Doctor Who has been on a really hot, consistent streak of episodes ever since “Dalek“, so it’s completely understandable if your first reaction is to groan when Margaret Blaine’s appearance makes it clear that Russell T. Davies is already bringing … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Empty Child / The Doctor Dances (2005) Review

“The Empty Child / The Doctor Dances” is the writing debut of Steven Moffat, a guest writer on Doctor Who who became the second showrunner of the series after Russell T. Davies. As of now, he’s currently the man who’s … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Father’s Day (2005) Review

There are a few episodes of “Doctor Who” that I don’t rewatch all that often. Not because they’re bad (quite the opposite), but because I know they’ll leave me feeling depressed for a while afterwards. I save those episodes for … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Long Game (2005) Review

If the early episodes have done their job of easing you into “Doctor Who” and getting you hooked on the show, I generally find the sixth and seventh installments are when you’ve fully gotten into the swing of the series’ … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Dalek (2005) Review

The title of this episode stands out to me as being pretty spoilery. I mean, any newcomers to the franchise probably wouldn’t know what a Dalek is going in, so the title would mean nothing to them, but let’s just … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Aliens Of London / World War Three (2005) Review

In “Doctor Who”, a couple of early trips in the TARDIS are usually followed by a quick pop back home, so the companion can regain their bearings and establish a home base. And in Rose’s case, “Aliens Of London” tackles … Continue reading

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