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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 […]

Flatline

‘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 […]

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 […]

The Day of the Doctor

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘The Day of the Doctor’

Note: spoilers. It begins, just as the whole story once did, with a swoosh of saturated camera feedback and a policeman walking past the sign for a scrap merchant yard in Shoreditch. Then we’re in Coal Hill secondary school, where 50 years ago the granddaughter of a Time Lord was a most eccentric pupil. Clara […]

The Diamond of the Day (Part 2)

‘Merlin’ Recap: ‘The Diamond of the Day (Part 2)’

Assuming you’re up to speed from last time, let’s rejoin events at the battle of Camlann. Merlin makes his way to Arthur, where the knights are becoming swamped by Saxon warriors, including Mordred with his magical sword, Morgana strafes them with dragonfire, and blows away anyone that threatens her champion. It’s going to take a […]

The Diamond of the Day

‘Merlin’ Recap: ‘The Diamond of the Day (Part 1)’

Oh lumme, here we go… The powerful druid Ari has arrived in Morgana’s throne room. She asks to see a demonstration of his powers, to see if he’s as good as people say. Having done as she asks, he is suddenly seized, and Morgana sets an Eancanah on him, a fearsome creature that can eat […]

The Name of the Doctor

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘The Name of the Doctor’

NOTE: Doctor Who fans, here’s your last weekly chance to win a set of Eleventh Doctor novels containing Tommy Donbavand’s Shroud of Sorrow, Nicholas Briggs’ The Dalek Generation, and Justin Richards’ Plague of the Cybermen by giving us your response to each week’s episode recap in the comments. Our expert judges will be reviewing the responses and picking one winner per […]

Merlin: The Drawing of the Dark

‘Merlin’ Recap: ‘The Drawing of the Dark’

We begin, as we often do, in a forest. Arthur and his men are returning from a trip, and Merlin has a cold. However, something is wrong. There’s smoke, evidence of fighting, and dead bodies. A hooded figure suddenly runs from the scene, and Mordred gives chase. As she trips over he recognises her, and […]

Nightmare In Silver

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Nightmare In Silver’

NOTE: Doctor Who fans, we’re giving you a weekly chance to win a set of Eleventh Doctor novels containing Tommy Donbavand’s Shroud of Sorrow, Nicholas Briggs’ The Dalek Generation, and Justin Richards’ Plague of the Cybermen by giving us your response to each week’s episode recap in the comments. Our expert judges will be reviewing the responses and picking one winner […]

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