Classic Who, New Who, Random Thoughts

Doctor-Lite Sunday

There are episodes in the Doctor Whoniverse called "Doctor Lite." They're episodes that feature little to no Doctor as the protagonist and/or are only tangentially related to the Doctor. Some of the most famous are Blink, which is the first weeping angels episode and my favorite, but much reviled, Love and Monsters. There are plenty… Continue reading Doctor-Lite Sunday

Books, New Who

Black Friday with The Good Doctor (Part 2)

Just like Black Friday is the antithesis of Thanksgiving, so too is the Tordos religion of the ideals of The Doctor. As I wrote about in the previous post, The Good Doctor tackles colonization and racism. However, on an even more overt level this story deals with a patriarchal society and how theocracy and the… Continue reading Black Friday with The Good Doctor (Part 2)

New Who, Pokémon, Random Thoughts

Season 11 Doctor Who Companions as Pokémon

We've wrestled with which Doctor’s are which Pokémon. Now, it's time to take on the companions. While I have a spot on entry waiting for Adric, I thought I would start with the Season 11 companions. There was a great debate amongst my children and myself over this one. There were immediate feelings that Growlithe… Continue reading Season 11 Doctor Who Companions as Pokémon

Monday, New Who

A few more comments on “Rose.”

I've written about Rose before. It was one of the first episodes I wrote about, on this blog, when I had grandiose ideas of writing about each serial and episode of Doctor Who in order for Classic and New Who. Thankfully, after just two entries (Rose and An Unearthly Child,) I quickly realized that just… Continue reading A few more comments on “Rose.”