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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Light and Shade

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, an intertemporal, intergalactic gumbo of excitable reactions and astonishing Whovian creativity from the past week on social media and the internet. And this week we begin with “The Eaters of Light,” in which the Doctor, Bill and Nardole battle glowing beasts from another dimension. Here to introduce […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Mars Attracts

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a deep dive into the most fannish corners of social media and the internet, looking for nuggets of astonishment. And this week, we begin with “Empress of Mars,” an adventure that reunites the Doctor with an old friend and an even older foe. Let’s start with introductions. […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Empress of Mars’

“Empress of Mars” is partly a celebration of movies such as Zulu Dawn, which depicts against-all-odds military struggles by red-jacketed British soldiers in their attempts to colonize parts of Africa. Granted, this time it’s the Ice Warriors who are outnumbered and under attack from warriors with primitive weapons, but the claustrophobia is the same. It […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Too Much Monk-y Business

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a intergalactic gumbo of Whovian stuff and nonsense from a week’s worth of social media and internet activity. And to start this week, here’s a look back at last Saturday’s adventure “The Lie of the Land,” as introduced by Steven Moffat… …Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie: • […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Pyramid Scheme

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day, a temporal trawl through internet space for social media gems concerning the Doctor and his various escapades. And this week we begin with “The Pyramid at the End of the World,” in which Bill and the Doctor face up to the very real Monks, having already encountered them […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day: ‘Extremis’ Reactions

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day, an interstellar, cross-temporal sifting of a week’s worth of Whovian social media excitement into a shining nugget of pure joy. And this week is all about “Extremis”, a trip into the vault under the Vatican. • It begins with an introduction from Steven Moffat: • And Peter Capaldi […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Extremis’

In “Extremis” we find out a few unknown biological facts about the Doctor and Time Lords in general. We discover they have (or can have) multiple brain stems, that they can borrow physical qualities from future regenerations, with potentially catastrophic results, and that it takes one to kill one. Here are a few things to […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: A Breath of Fresh Air

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a galaxy-wide trawl through the asteroid belt of social media, searching for nuggets of Whovian treasure. And we’d be entirely remiss not to begin this week with “Oxygen,” the fifth episode of Season 10, and the one in which both Bill and the Doctor experience real physical […]

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