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Articles Tagged 'Freema Agyeman'

Sense8

10 Reasons ‘Sense8’ is Your New Favorite Sci-Fi Series

Devised by The Matrix masterminds the Wachowskis and Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski, Sense8 launched on Netflix in June 2015 to rather mixed reviews: some critics called it muddled; others felt it slipped into cringey self-importance. But this didn’t stop the show from building a loyal following who realized, quite rightly, that Sense8 is […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘The Poison Sky’

“The Poison Sky” is not the first Doctor Who story in which Catherine Tate, Billie Piper and Freema Agyeman make an appearance—that honor is spread across the two episodes of “Army of Ghosts” / “Doomsday”—but it is the first single episode in which Donna Noble, Rose Tyler and Martha Jones all appear. It’s also the […]

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

“Utopia” is the story of reunions, friendship and the extreme measures people take in order to survive. It’s also the first attempt to pull together some of the dangling threads from previous Doctor Who stories—the many references to John Saxon, the chameleon arch, the Face of Boe’s last words, the Time War—and reintroduce one of […]

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

“Human Nature” is a very different form of Doctor Who story from any that has appeared on television before, with the possible exception of some post-regeneration stories. The Doctor is present, but also entirely absent. His companion has to try and fend off an alien attack using her fairly limited knowledge of what he might […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ’42’

As well as being a tense parable, partly about the ethics of colonialism, “42” contains a couple of interesting firsts for Doctor Who. It’s the first story that attempts to show events happening in real time from start to finish (more or less), it’s the first Doctor Who story named after a number and it […]

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