A Crash Course in Doctor Who, Part 2


Bandit threw down the gauntlet and challenged me to watch Doctor Who before the 50th anniversary episode this Sunday, his hopes were that I’d become a whovian; well, it’s working. Yesterday I watched Season 2 Episode 4 “The Girl in The Fireplace” and honestly I wasn’t that impressed. However, I soldiered on and watched the BBC America Doctor Who marathon, and I’ve got to say, I’m starting to come around.

Today, I watched Series 5 Episodes 4 and 5 “The Time of Angels & Flesh and Stone” . These episodes star the 11th Doctor, Matt Smith. So far, I don’t like him as much as the 10th Doctor, David Tennant, but I’m sure he’ll grow on me.

Okay so, in The Time of Angels, the Doctor and Amy rescue Dr. Corday from ER and then follow a ship that crashed lands on a weird but cool looking planet. Apparently, this River Song is the Doctor’s wife in another life? Anyway, they end up dealing with these super creepy Weeping Angels that can only move if you aren’t looking at them. I have to say, these angels are pretty terrifying.

The next episode, Flesh and Stone is a continuation of the previous episode, and the Doctor is trying to figure out how to escape the Angels as they are amassing an army. Pretty good episode, and I still have so many questions, like what is this tear in the fabric of time that seems to following Amy around, and is River really the Doctor’s wife? Also, is she a Time Lord? I need answers Bandit!

I’m starting to like Doctor Who.

Bandit says:

I would like to point out that these are not the episodes I told Razor to watch.  It’s like trying to teach a dog to fetch a ball and he keeps bringing you back a chew toy.  Yes you did fetch, no you didn’t fetch what I threw.  I guess I shouldn’t complain since it appears that Razor’s horizons may be widening.

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