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‘doctor who’ rings in the new year with an old friend (sort of)

‘Doctor Who’ Rings in the New Year with an Old Friend (Sort Of)

Well, it took an entire season—plus two-thirds of a holiday special—but Doctor Who finally gave us what we’ve waited all year for. And while the episode itself leaves a lot to be desired, it at least serves to link the Thirteenth (and first female) Doctor to the series’ rich history in a very concrete way. …

‘doctor who’ gives us the interplanetary crisis we desperately need

‘Doctor Who’ Gives Us the Interplanetary Crisis We Desperately Need

Doctor Who Season 11, Episode 10: “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos” Let’s be honest—I don’t think any of us were expecting too much out of this week’s Doctor Who season finale. On the one hand, it’s been a monumental season, with the series’ first female lead breaking new ground and shedding light on many…

What we desperately need to learn from the ‘doctor who’ witch trials

What We Desperately Need to Learn from the ‘Doctor Who’ Witch Trials

There’s an important lesson embedded in this week’s Doctor Who adventure, and it applies to just about all of us. It’s presented in such an over-the-top way that a lot of people will probably miss it. But if you go beyond the immediate story and look deeper, it’s there. And it’s one that we desperately…

‘doctor who’ reminds us that humans can be the scariest creatures of all

‘Doctor Who’ Reminds Us That Humans Can Be the Scariest Creatures of All

Like any good science fiction show, Doctor Who has always had its share of evil aliens, killer robots, and sentient computer systems. And we wouldn’t accept anything less. But there have been several episodes this season that have shown us that, no matter how much technology advances, or how crazy things get on other planets,…

A greedy sociopath and giant spiders on an all-new ‘doctor who’

A Greedy Sociopath and Giant Spiders on an All-New ‘Doctor Who’

Doctor Who Season 11, Episode 4: “Arachnids in the UK” The word “home” can evoke many different images and feelings. For some of us, home is a happy and safe place that’s shared with those we love. For others, home may not be very pleasant. And then there are those poor souls who don’t even…

‘doctor who’ pays tribute to a civil rights icon in an all-new episode

‘Doctor Who’ Pays Tribute to a Civil Rights Icon in an All-New Episode

Doctor Who Season 11, Episode 3: “Rosa” It only takes one. One moment, one action, one seemingly random decision can literally change the course of history—not only for ourselves, but also for countless others. Unfortunately, we rarely know which of the hundreds of decisions we make every day will be the one that makes a…

Flesh-eating microbes and killer bedsheets on all-new ‘doctor who’

Flesh-Eating Microbes and Killer Bedsheets on All-New ‘Doctor Who’

Doctor Who Season 11, Episode 2: “The Ghost Monument” The Doctor always (well, almost always) tries to do the right thing. She has a good heart (actually, she has two of them), and she genuinely cares about people and other various life forms she comes in contact with. But can she really be trusted?  That’s…