Character/plot delineation duality, Yaz interiority, 13 psychokinesis, competing interpretations, Sheffield blues…just a few topics covered in our ‘chat chat chat chat chat’!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
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.
The sixth epzode of Who Cares covered the first episode of Doctor Who set in India; DEMONS OF THE PUNJAB.
In a blissful change of pace,the cast fall over themselves to heap carefully considered praise onto the writing of the episode. Irony is dropped and earnestness abounds as unreserved approval bubbles up. Even the theme changes tune for once.
Extended post on the episode by Neo inside.
The third epzode of Who Cares covered the first historical episode of Doctor Who’s 11th series; ROSA.
1950s Alabama. Not just any old racism, but a bona fide time-travelling cosmic racist, hell bent on manipulating bus schedules. The first episode of the series not purely written by Chibnall. A lot was riding on this episode. The cast had even expressed optimism about it beforehand. Did it live up to expectations? Nuh-uh, THIN ICE, man – we’d trained for this.