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"
Talk about an emotional roller coaster! On or off the Tardis, Clara?Read more "Don’t Stop Me Now- Mummy On The Orient Express"
Did you feel as satisfied and validated I as did when Clara told off the Doctor? He has been mean and grumpy, often, this season. There is a point to this madness, and I believe the production team and Peter Capaldi know exactly what they are doing. This Doctor is mad (mad as in angry, not mad as in crazy.)Read more "This Doctor is an Angry Doctor: Kill The Moon"
This week in The Caretaker we are provided with the Doctor’s version of care taking…calculated, overly confident, risky, intense, and very much The Doctor.Read more "Taking Care of Clara"
Oh, the deep cleverness of the original minds behind Doctor Who. We talk all the time about the ways in which the companion embodies the experience of the viewing audience. However, have you ever noticed how the viewer shares the experience of the Doctor?Read more "Standing in the Shoes (Boots…Sandshoes…) of the Time Lord"
Why do we fall in love with OUR Doctor? Why do we disagree so vehemently about episodes? These profoundly important questions are explored in Why the Plethora of Opinion?Read more "Why the Plethora of Opinion?"
Here we go! Finally, the Doctor being The Doctor! With this light hearted, feel-good romp, the Doctor’s intelligence and leadership are finally coming into play. The Doctor IS The Architect, both in the episode and in his character development. As I wrote in my previous blog, I am waiting for that most definitive Doctor Who […]Read more "The Doctor’s Deepest Longing"
What is Moffat’s plan this time around. Here, Dr. Berberet theorizes about Moffat’s psychological plan as he introduces The Doctor’s latest incarnation.Read more "Moffat’s Grand Plan? (This Time Around)"