Review: Doctor Who 6.01: The Impossible Astronaut

By Heather S. Vina

[spoilers through 6.07]

 

Written By: Steven Moffat

Recap: The episode opens with an “In Memoriam” message for Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith), who passed away from cancer on April 19, 2011. As I am a huge fan of Elisabeth and Sarah Jane, my favourite companion, that made me teary-eyed. I was so glad to see that they fit something in there for her.

The action itself starts off with a 17th-or-18th-century English King, bursting into …

Heather S. VinaReview: Doctor Who 6.01: The Impossible Astronaut

Review: Doctor Who 6.07: A Good Man Goes To War

By Heather S. Vina

[spoilers ahead]

Written by: Steven Moffat

Previously: The Doctor wonders who the little girl in the astronaut suit was (6.02, “Day of the Moon”). The Doctor reveals to Rory and Amy that the Amy with them is a Flesh puppet, and the real Amy has been missing for months (6.06, “The Almost People”). And is, in fact, going into labour, wherever she is. He promises Amy that they will come for her and then cuts off …

Heather S. VinaReview: Doctor Who 6.07: A Good Man Goes To War

Review: Doctor Who 6.06: The Almost People

By Heather S. Vina

[spoilers ahead]

Written by: Matthew Graham

Previously: The Doctor, Rory and Amy arrived at a factory set in a monastery on Earth. There, a group of factory workers are using something called “the Flesh” to create doppelganger puppets of themselves that they can use as they mine an acidic substance. Solar flares hit the factory, causing the doppelgangers to come to life, with the same memories and feelings as the humans they were based on. The …

Heather S. VinaReview: Doctor Who 6.06: The Almost People

Review: Doctor Who 6.05: The Rebel Flesh

By Heather S. Vina

[spoilers ahead]

 

Writer: Matthew Graham

Recap: In an old monastery, three humans – two men and a woman – in containment suits walk down a hall and enter a room. Inside, there’s a large metal well in the center, with a steel lid on it. They open it up and start to take readings of the acid that is bubbling inside. One of them (Buzz, played by Marshall Lancaster), climbs up on the ledge of …

Heather S. VinaReview: Doctor Who 6.05: The Rebel Flesh