Human attachment is amazing. Our hearts send out tendrils of connection to anything moves us, be that other people, animals, objects, even fictional characters. I am surprised to be this sad about Clara’s death. I shouldn’t be. I understand how we attach, how it works and why. Doctor Who fits in my mind and heart […]Read more "Goodbye Clara Oswin Oswald"
If these first two episodes are reflective of the rest of the Series 9 stories, then am I excited for what the next 10 weeks will bring. On the whole, I found The Witch’s Familiar as satisfying as The Magician’s Apprentice. The various pop culture media spheres seem to agree that Clara is Missy’s familiar. […]Read more "Magician and Witch"
Honestly, I ask you, can it get any better than this? In The Magician’s Apprentice, we get to hang-out with the Doctor, Missy, and Clara, teasing poking, and threatening each other, as they are wont to do, while working towards a common goal. Well, Missy and Clara seem to be working together, trying to prevent […]Read more "Old Friends, Old Enemies: The Magician’s Apprentice"
In approximately 24’ish hours, the first episode of Series 9 of will air. I. Can’t. Wait. I am having a hard time being patient, not only because, well new Doctor Who!, but also because I was so happy and satisfied with where and how we left the Doctor and Clara at the end of Last […]Read more "The Doctor and Clara, In The TARDIS"
Last Christmas tied up the major Series 8 arcs (aka relationship dramas) beautifully. The use of the very psychological dream within a dream trop (technically called false awakening) resolved the story-lines quite cleverly and effectively. Ya da, ya da, ya da….Read more "At Last! Last Christmas"
It has taken me a really long time to get this post out. I am pretty sure at have been in denial about the end of the season and finally writing this post…. Yet, there are decades of Classic Who to watch, and 8 years New Who to re-watch, and Christmas is a mere 6 […]Read more "Dark Heaven: A Mash-up"
*MAJOR SPOILING SPOILERS follows. Don’t read if you haven’t seen Dark Water*Read more "A Great Love Story: Dark Water"
Despite the LOL moments of this episode, of which there are many, we are treated to a darker side of Clara. As she becomes more Doctorish, is she losing her humanity?Read more "DUIT (Driving Under the Influence of TARDIS)"
Yes! The moment I have been waiting for…the Doctor claimed his title and told the bad guys to skedaddle. However, we find the Doctor taking on his mantle somewhat reluctantly. Does the Doctor really want to be the Doctor any more?Read more "The Doctor Is In The House!"
From Asylum of Daleks until today, there have always been (at least) two Clara’s. How deep does this story go? Is Clara Oswin Oswald more than she seems?Read more "The Duplicity of Clara"