Articles Tagged 'Doctor Who Recap'

Doctor Who: Death in Heaven

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Death In Heaven’

Note: For a full account of how we got to where we are as this story begins, read our recap of “Dark Water” A Cyberman advances upon Clara, gun at the ready. She tells him (or her) that she is not Clara Oswald, that there is no Clara Oswald, and that she is the Doctor. […]

Dark Water

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Dark Water’

We begin with Clara, who has been doing a lot of thinking, a lot of planning and clearly has something on her mind… Danny Pink has a phone call. It’s Clara, who has written a lot of cryptic Post-It notes on her shelves and wants him to shut up so she can speak. It’s all […]

In The Forest of the Night

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘In The Forest of the Night’

Now that the TARDIS is back to normal size and the dimensions are leaving each other alone again, time for a trip into the origins of all fairy stories: There’s a little girl running through a forest and she’s wearing a red, hooded coat. We are not told where her grandmother is, but she’s in […]


‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Flatline’

Danny thinks Clara has finished traveling in time, and the Doctor thinks Danny doesn’t mind Clara staying on. All will be well, providing the Doctor can return her to the exact space and moment she left from, every time. What could possibly go wrong? A bearded man is making a nervous phone call. He knows […]

Doctor Who: Kill The Moon

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Kill The Moon’

In which the Doctor takes off his caretaker coat and puts on a space-suit for a touch of lunarachnophobia. It is 2049, and Clara is on the moon with Courtney Woods. She’s contacting Earth about a terrible decision has to be made: an innocent live versus the future of all mankind. Any thoughts? And while […]

The Caretaker

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘The Caretaker’

Back from their experiences at the bank, it’s time for Clara and the Doctor to get back to a life of domestic bliss. Should be fairly straightforward, right? Clara is struggling to match the demands of her life with the Doctor—all sand piranhas and near-death experiences—with her blossoming relationship with Danny. The Doctor, meanwhile, is […]

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Listen’

After last week’s romp in Sherwood Forest, it’s time to take a trip to the end of the universe and the beginnings of… well, that’s what we’re here to find out. The Doctor is meditating on the word listen, because he has been developing a theory about the evolution of hiding. What if we talk […]

Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Robot of Sherwood’

After last week’s shrunken unpleasantness, it is time to take a trip to somewhere less Daleky. Clara has a hankering to meet Robin Hood. But the Doctor does not believe he exists and even an ice-creamy spoon won’t lighten his mood on the topic. So off they go to Sherwood Forest in 1190 (ish) so […]

Into The Dalek

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Into The Dalek’

A bird-like spaceship hurtles through an asteroid belt, pursued by Daleks. They shoot, the ship explodes and the pilot finds herself unconscious on the floor of a strange ship, in front of a hawk-faced man holding takeaway coffee. She is Journey Blue, a soldier in the galactic resistance, and her brother was her co-pilot. She […]

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