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We’re down to the final two episodes now and it’s obvious that Russell T. Davies has something big planned for his exit from the show. SciFi, being SciFi had already given away who the main enemy was, but there were still plenty of questions about what was going on.

Stolen Earth opened at a breakneck pace as the Doctor and Donna returned to Earth only to find it… stolen. And from…

The new series of Doctor Who has brought many new fans to the fold. But what about classic Doctor Who. Produced on a much smaller budget and without the benefit of modern special effects, classic Doctor Who can be quite a culture shock for new viewers. But if you can look beyond the production values to the plot themselves there is a lot to enjoy.

The following 15 Doctor Who stories…

Doctor Who: Turn Left, Review

Last week we had the Donna light episode, this week it’s the Doctor light episode. I’ve actually really enjoyed the different atmosphere that Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) has brought to the TARDIS, but I wasn’t sure how well she would do as the center point of an entire episode.

The conceit is quite simple. What would Donna Noble’s life have been like if she had never bumped into the Doctor? The…

Doctor Who: Midnight, Review

In previous seasons we’ve had episodes that are Doctor and companion “light” in order to give the stars a little recovery time. This season they took a slightly different approach so this week we get a Donna “light” episode and next week it will be a Doctor “light” episode.

We’re also now at the start of a short run of episodes by Russell T. Davies to round out the season. That…

Doctor Who: Forest of the Dead, Review

This is the second part of the story that began with Silence In the Library and it’s easily the most exciting story of the season so far. No surprises there considering it’s written by Steven Moffat. The real question was could it sustain the brilliant opening episode?

Stepping away from the immediate cliffhanger, we follow Donna after she has been assimilated. It’s not an original concept, but it’s well executed. The…

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