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The Watcher - Doctor Who: The Girl Who Died and The Woman Who Lived

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By Lewis White Warning: this review contains spoilers. 'What happened to you?' 'You did, Doctor...' So this episode was one of the first to be announced and was immediately greatly anticipated for one reason: Maisie Williams. Once she was announced to be in not one, but two episodes, it seemed that we were in luck. But what if we were wrong? Episode 5, The Girl Who Died, takes us back in time to the Vikings, where we meet a village of unsuspecting brutes, along with a young girl named Ashildr (played by Maisie Williams). As the Doctor and Clara are...

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The Watcher - Doctor Who: Under the Lake and Before the Flood

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By Lewis White Warning: this review contains spoilers. 'The dark, the sword, the forsaken, the temple.' The second two-parter of series 9 of Doctor Who promised to be a supernatural ghost thriller in a compact base. Sound familiar? This episode takes queues from other popular Doctor Who episodes of a similar genre, much like The Impossible Planet. Though this episode may not be anything new, it does add a new and very compelling story element Doctor Who has rarely touched on: ghosts. So will this storyline shine from something new, or suffer from a repeat of old plot points? The...

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The Watcher – Doctor Who: The Magician’s Apprentice and The Witch’s Familiar

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By Lewis White Warning: this review contains spoilers. It seems like ages ago since the Doctor was on our screens, but now he's back! The last time we saw the Doctor and Clara they decided to travel with nothing holding them down; the demise of Danny Pink has left Clara with all of time and space. It seems they can’t catch a break with the previously believed to be dead Missy returning. The series opener promised to be a whopper, and boy was it! The first episode begins with a high altitude opening, dropping us on a battlefield with a...

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