Doctor Who, S2E1, New Earth. Written by Russell T. Davies
The Doctor prepares the TARDIS for take off and outside Jackie looks like she’s sending Rose “Adventure Time” Taylor off to school, hugging her and her backpack and fussing over her, giving advice. Mickey’s standing there pouting. She gives him a long kiss good bye. “Love you.” He says, but she doesn’t say it back. Hmmm…
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Doctor Who – Series 1 – Dalek, Written by Robert Shearman
As I said about the previous episodes, the farting aliens severed my interest in this whole series. I didn’t watch for several weeks, but I found myself thinking about it. Has that ever happened to you?
One time, I had been watching this stupid gymnastic show, just ’cause I was working hard on my master’s and needed a mind vacation. After a few episodes, I decided it was too stupid to watch, so I quit. But I kept thinking about the storyline and the characters, and I went back and finished it.
That’s what happened here.
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Doctor Who – Series 1 – Aliens of London/World War Three – Written by Russell T. Davies
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For the past few months, one of my most visited posts is about what I consider to be the Top 10 Doctor Who monologues.. There must be a lot of Whovians out there! On a blog I used to mostly keep for myself, I included recaps of Doctor Who episodes. I have officially shut that blog down and will share the recaps here.
I tried to write them in the spirit of the now-defunct Television Without Pity website which was started to hate on Dawson’s Creek and had some of the finest writing I’ve ever come across. (In fact, the night I found it, I was a night supervisor at a homeless shelter, and I was howling so loud and hard I kept the residents awake.) So, beginning with the 9th Doctor:
Doctor Who – Series 1 – “Rose” Written by Russell T. Davies
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