Doctor Who: “Thin Ice”

“It’s the Doctor and his companion righting wrongs in a worthwhile, thorough, and satisfying way. One can imagine the churl who’d object to any of this, but one cannot agree with him, nor quite respect him.”

Doctor Who: “Smile”

“This is of course the second episode in a row concerned with technology that is both incredibly powerful and colossally dumb, causing enormous harm through a misguided and clueless desire to help.”

Doctor Who: “The Pilot”

A small cast works well together to tell a simple monster story, reintroduce us to the TARDIS, provide a good jumping-on point for any new viewers out there, and give the longtime fans some Easter eggs right before the holiday.

My missing episodes

“I know you think I’m a Doctor Who fanatic but in fact there are 23 televised Doctor Who stories out of about 264* I’ve never seen.”

Classic Who Speedthrough: The 80s

A list of the Doctor Who stories (1980-1996) you HAVE to watch to have any clue what’s going on, plus a few recommended fan favorites (even if, for a few, the only fan in question is me).

Classic Who Speedthrough: The 70s

A list of the Doctor Who stories (1970-1979) you HAVE to watch to have any clue what’s going on, plus a few recommended fan favorites (even if, for a few, the only fan in question is me).

Classic Who Speedthrough: The 60s

A list of the Doctor Who stories (1963-1969) you HAVE to watch to have any clue what’s going on, plus a few recommended fan favorites (even if, for a few, the only fan in question is me).

New Who Speed Through

A list of the New Who episodes you HAVE to watch to have any clue what’s going on, plus a few recommended fan favorites (even if, for a few, the only fan in question is me).

Wearing a Bit Thin

“Is that what Time Lords do? Lop a bit off, grow another one? You’re like worms.”

Morrissey, “Ranked”

“There are some bad people on the right. There are some bad people on the rise. They’re saving their own skins by ruining people’s lives. While Rome burns, let’s rank Morrissey.”