Doctor Who (Peter Capaldi) – Deep Breath, and Into the Dalek

Deep Breath is Capaldi’s first adventure as the Time Lord known as the Doctor. It was written by Steven Moffat and debuted on 23 August, 2014. Suffering from post-regenerative trauma, the Doctor and Clara (Jenna Coleman) find themselves in Victorian London facing off against a giant tyrannosaur. Soon, Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), Jenny (Catrin Stewart)…

Doctor Who (David Tennant) – Journey’s End, and The Next Doctor

The fourth series of the reinvigorated Doctor Who comes to a close this week with Journey’s End. It also sees Donna Noble’s (Catherine Tate) departure from the TARDIS. The conclusion was penned by Russell T. Davies and aired on 5 July, 2008. The Doctor (Tennant), Donna, Rose (Billie Piper), and Captain Jack (John Barrowman) are…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – Planet of the Daleks

  This week’s story, Planet of the Daleks, was written by Dalek creator Terry Nation, and ran for 6 episodes, from 7 April to 12 May 1973, and it picks up where last week’s episode ended. The Doctor (Pertwee) sends a warning to the Time Lords via the TARDIS’ telepathic circuits before collapsing into a…

Doctor Who (William Hartnell) – The Daleks’ Master Plan

The Daleks return in this epic 12 part story written by Terry Nation and Dennis Spooner. The story ran from 13 November 1965 through to 29 January 1966. It featured a couple of stand out moments, including the first death of a companion, the Doctor breaking the fourth wall to wish viewers a happy Christmas,…

Doctor Who (William Hartnell) – The Myth Makers

The third season of Doctor Who continues this week with this 4 part story that originally aired 16 October to 6 November 1965. It was written by Donald Cotton, and saw the Doctor (Hartnell) and company, travelling to the ancient city of Troy. I must really love Doctor Who, because getting through these four episodes,…

Doctor Who (William Hartnell) – Mission to the Unknown

This is the first episode of the entire series of Doctor Who not to feature the Doctor (Hartnell) or any of his companions. It was a single episode story, that originally aired 9 October, 1965, and was written by Terry Nation. Also known as the Dalek Cutaway, this short, stand alone episode sets up the…

Doctor Who (William Hartnell) – The Dalek Invasion of Earth

Terry Nation scripts the return of the Doctor’s (Hartnell) most famous and nefarious enemy the Daleks in this six part adventure. Airing from 21 November to 26 December 1964, the story is epic in size, and sees the first departure of a companion from the TARDIS. In the first episode, World’s End, our travelers arrive…

The Day of The Doctor – Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special

Allons-y! Geronimo! That Mr. Moffat is what I call a Doctor Who episode to celebrate. While I wasn’t a big fan of the second half of series 7, there are moments and bits I like, just overall, it wasn’t the best, THIS showed what Doctor Who can be in the best way! From the opening…

Doctor Who – Who is Oswin Oswald?

  So Doctor Who returned to our screens Saturday night, with Matt Smith as 11, and Arthur Darvill and Karen Gilllian returning as the Ponds. But it was the early appearance of the next companion, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman that raised some curious questions. The big surprise came near the end of the series opener, Asylum of…