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Doctor Who Re-Review: S07E07 — The Bells of Saint John

 When reviewing The Bells of Saint John for the first time my take­away was that this was a solid but unex­cep­tional episode that used a lot of familiar elements. After a re-watch I think that's still broadly true. It's certainly not the strongest episode of the season and the Spoon­heads with their revolving head gimmick are clearly very similar to The Winders in The Beast Below, only not quite as effec­tive. There's not a lot of depth to the story either. It's very much a rein­tro­duc­tion to The Doctor and what he does.

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Doctor Who Re-Review: S07E06 — The Snowmen

Season 7's Christmas special was the offi­cial intro­duc­tion of the new companion Clara as played by Jenna Coleman. Of course she had appeared previ­ously in the show but this is where her story really begins. And her inter­ac­tion here with Matt Smith's 11th Doctor, just like the previous verbal spar­ring in Asylum of the Daleks is … Continue reading Doctor Who Re-Review: S07E06 — The Snowmen

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TV Review: Doctor Who S07E13 — The Name Of The Doctor

So the episode that has been hype for months. Could it possibly live to that? Could it even live up to its name? Yes. I think it could and did. It's not perfect, but I came away over­whelm­ingly satis­fied on multiple levels. And that's all I ever ask from a TV show. In a sense the ques­tion in … Continue reading TV Review: Doctor Who S07E13 — The Name Of The Doctor

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