Category Archives: Doctor Who

Doctor Who: The Big Bang (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

“The Big Bang” is surprisingly quiet for a “Doctor Who” season finale. There are no armies of space monsters, no overwhelming forces for the Doctor to battle. Aside from a solitary Dalek, we get no baddies at all. Yes, the fate of the whole of space and time is once again at stake, but there is very little suspense and even less action.

It does have the Doctor in a fez, though. Fezzes are cool.
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Doctor Who: The Pandorica Opens (2010)

Warning: spoilers ahead.

Ah, yes. Wibbly-wobbly. Timey-wimey.
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Doctor Who: The Lodger (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

It took them eleven weeks, but they finally got around to it: the lightweight filler episode.
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Doctor Who: Vincent and the Doctor (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

Wait a sec. Did they just toss us a Very Special Episode?
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Doctor Who: Cold Blood (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

So here’s something I’m kicking myself for not seeing last week: the metaphor of Alaya as terrorist.
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Doctor Who: The Hungry Earth (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

Considering how many times he had to deal with such things back when he was Jon Pertwee, it’s a wonder the Doctor doesn’t immediately smack someone on the ear whenever he learns they’re trying to drill deep into the Earth’s crust. Don’t they know that’s where all the rubber monsters live?
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Doctor Who: Amy’s Choice (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

I’m having a hell of a time wrapping my brain around “Amy’s Choice,” and I think that’s precisely the way Simon Nye wants it.
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Doctor Who: The Vampires of Venice (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

Ah, Venice!
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Doctor Who: Flesh and Stone (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

A funny thing happened in the middle of the Weeping Angels two-parter: it stopped being about the Weeping Angels.
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Doctor Who: The Time of Angels (2010)

Warning: spoilers throughout.

First things first: So that’s why the TARDIS makes that noise. Who knew?
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