Doctor Who

Club to discuss all things Doctor Who. The Show, The Books, The Audio Drama's, the little known Barbara Benedetti fan series, and so on....

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September 22

Returning to the rewatch threads

I did some rewatch threads for new who, but fell out of the habit because I didn't have time to watch the episodes and do the posts on time and then I just... stopped. Here is a thread to discuss doing them again. [more inside]
posted by Just this guy, y'know at 3:53 AM - 3 comments

December 25

Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song  Season 10, Episode 1

It is Christmas Day on a remote human colony, and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas carols and comedy antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls upon the Doctor for help, he finds himself recruited into River Song's squad and hurled into a fast and frantic chase across the galaxy. King Hydroflax is furious, and his giant robot bodyguard is out of control and coming for them all! Will Nardole survive? And when will River Song work out who the Doctor is? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 10:36 AM - 52 comments

December 5

Doctor Who: Hell Bent  Season 9, Episode 12

If you took everything from him, betrayed him, trapped him, and broke both his hearts... how far might the Doctor go? Returning to Gallifrey, the Doctor faces the Time Lords in a struggle that will take him to the end of time itself. Who is the Hybrid? And what is the Doctor's confession? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:14 PM - 87 comments

November 28

Doctor Who: Heaven Sent  Season 9, Episode 11

Trapped in a world unlike any other he has seen, the Doctor faces the greatest challenge of his many lives. One final test. And he must face it alone. Pursued by the fearsome creature known only as the Veil, he must attempt the impossible. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:20 PM - 138 comments

November 21

Doctor Who: Face The Raven  Season 9, Episode 10

The Doctor and Clara, with their old friend Rigsy, find themselves in a magical alien world, hidden on a street in the heart of London. Sheltered within are some of the most fearsome creatures of the universe, and Ashildr! With a death sentence hanging over their heads, not all of the intruders will get out alive. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:17 PM - 89 comments

November 14

Doctor Who: Sleep No More  Season 9, Episode 9

This terrifying story is assembled from footage discovered in the wreckage of Le Verrier Space Station. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:45 PM - 66 comments

November 7

Doctor Who: The Zygon Inversion   Season 9, Episode 8

Shapeshifting Zygons are everywhere in the UK, and there is no way of knowing who to trust. With UNIT neutralised, only the Doctor stands in their way. But how do you stop a war? And what can the Doctor do to save his friends? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:07 PM - 67 comments

October 31

Doctor Who: The Zygon Invasion  Season 9, Episode 7

The Zygons, a race of shapeshifting aliens, have been living in secret amongst us on Earth, unknown and unseen - until now! When Osgood is kidnapped by a rogue gang of Zygons, the Doctor, Clara and Unit must scatter across the world in a bid to set her free. But will they reach her in time, and can they stop an uprising before it is too late? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 3:24 PM - 59 comments

October 24

Doctor Who: Series 9: 6. The Woman Who Lived  Season 9, Episode 6

England, 1651. Deadly highwayman 'the Knightmare' and his sidekick stalk the dark streets of London. But when they find loot that is not of this world, they come face to face with the Doctor. Who is the Knightmare in league with? And can the Doctor avoid the hangman's noose and protect the Earth from a devilish betrayal? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:43 PM - 74 comments

October 17

Doctor Who: The Girl Who Died  Season 9, Episode 5

Captured by Vikings, the Doctor and Clara must help protect their village from space warriors from the future, the Mire. Outnumbered and outgunned, their fate seems inevitable. So why is the Doctor preoccupied with a single Viking girl? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 2:40 PM - 74 comments

October 10

Doctor Who: Before the Flood  Season 9, Episode 4

On a remote army outpost, a fearsome alien warlord called the Fisher King sets in motion a twisted plan to ensure his own survival. The ripples will be felt around the universe. Is this chain of events inevitable? And can the Doctor do the unthinkable? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 3:27 PM - 52 comments

October 3

Doctor Who: Under the Lake  Season 9, Episode 3

When an underwater base comes under attack, the Doctor and Clara must save the frightened crew and defeat an impossible threat. But what is behind these terrifying events? And can they really be haunted by ghosts? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 3:50 PM - 45 comments

September 26

Doctor Who: The Witch's Familiar  Season 9, Episode 2

Trapped and alone on the terrifying planet Skaro, the Doctor is at the heart of the evil Dalek Empire - no sonic, no TARDIS, nobody to help. With his greatest temptation before him, can the Doctor resist? And will there be mercy? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:21 PM - 78 comments

October 9

Doctor Who: Tooth and Claw  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 2

We open on Kung Fu Monks in a Scottish Castle, cos, yeah ok, why not I guess... The Doctor and Rose travel to the 1970's to catch Ian Dury in sheffield 1979, but end up in Victorian Scotland to meet the queen and determine why there are buddhist kung fu monks in a Scottish castle. [more inside]
posted by Just this guy, y'know at 11:40 AM - 7 comments