David Tennant’s 2021 series of Doctor Who comes to a close. We look at retroactive characterisation, the draw of the past, season structures, the role of cover art, event storytelling, resolution repetition, character continuity, physicality, promotion, & much more.Continue reading
David Tennant’s new series of Doctor Who — before the Time War, on audio, and releasing three episodes at a time — continues. We look at the middle stretch of the series in depth, talking twists and secrecy, companion chemistry, body horror on audio, android identity, bubble dimensions, ‘fanbrain’, self selection, alien bears, vanity and sacrifice, the Time War as a meta scar across the show, & much more.Continue reading
A new series of Doctor Who with David Tennant? Before the Time War? On audio? We discuss this new series in depth, looking at colliding the 10th Doctor with 1960s Doctor Who, characterisation potential, twist marketing, season structures, questions of related content, approachability, storytelling influences & motivations, & much more.Continue reading
Humany-wumany lore, the merits of ‘filler’, amalgamated mysteries, self-cannibalistion, hypernormalisation, Occam’s razor, the value of change…much to think about.Continue reading
Is Doctor Who about change? That, & Judoon ‘cop outs’, placeholder storytelling, depreciation & supplication, Vinay & vasectomies, the role of the past, & the thunder of the future, are discussed herein.Continue reading
Elephant empathy, a case of the blues, judicial farces, skeevy superhumans, trauma feedback systems and more are discussed in this seventh episode of Watchmen, An Almost Religious Awe.Continue reading
The eight epzode of Who Cares covered the third and final historical of Doctor Who’s 11th series; THE WITCHFINDERS.
The cast expands to seven people for this epzode, demonstrating audience hostility by just missing out on the episode-appropriate number of voices. But the first episode directly addressing the new Doctor’s gender in dialogue certainly generated a lot of conversation. And just what are the implications of garbing one’s self in a witchfinder outfit during very real witch hunts? An unforgettable amount of unpacking was due.