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‘The Pandorica Opens (5:12) and ‘The Big Bang’ (5:13) conclude Series Five of Doctor Who. The Pandorica (a Big Black Box) is, according to River Song, ‘A box; a cage; a prison. It was built to contain the most feared thing in all the universe.’ According to the Doctor it is, ‘a fairy tale, a […]
Well that was a whole lot of fun really! The Doctor assembled a rather mixed up ‘gang’ for this adventure, Amy and Rory and his dad, plus Nefertiti and big game hunter John Riddel. There were robots with bad attitude, the opportunity to ride on a triceratops chasing a golfball – and then there was […]
This 2011 Christmas Special sees the Doctor using another ‘alias’ when he introduces himself to Madge Arwell and her two children, Lily and Cyril as ‘The Caretaker’, but not just of their Uncle Digby’s house in Dorset where they plan to spend Christmas away from the ‘Blitz’ in WWII London; apparently he intends to ‘take […]
‘Hold on tight. This is going to be a tricky one,’ says the Doctor to Amy and Rory at the beginning of ‘Amy’s Choice’ (5:7). Arriving in the TARDIS at the Ponds’ idyllic cottage (in the slightly upmarket Upper Leadworth) he ruined Amy’s garden. That should have been a clue that something was up; I […]
Just for a bit of fun in 3 minutes, watch this mini-episode created by some clever little girls.
What’s on your ‘Bucket List’? That is, given that you know you are soon to die, what will you do with your remaining time? In 6:12, ‘Closing Time’, the Doctor, travelling alone on a ‘farewell tour’, decides to attempt a social call on old friends, Craig and Sophie Owens. He met them in 5:11, becoming […]
Guest author Megan also writes about Asylum of the Daleks Some people may plainly see the comparison between the Doctor and God and how he has come down to rescue humans, even when they don’t know who he is. He is always there, always helping. Something in this episode stood out to me that could […]