Doctor Who: “Mummy on the Orient Express” and Unanswered Questions

S08xE08 “The Mummy on the Orient Express” In the eighth episode of series 8, we get a pretty decent monster-of-the-week mystery, fabulous costuming and lovely music that reminded me why this show reaches across generations and captures the hearts and minds of so many different types of people. Reminiscent of an Agatha Christie murder mystery, this story […]


Doctor Who: “Caretaker,” “Kill the Moon” and the Bond With Humankind

S8xE06 “Caretaker” and S8xE07 “Kill the Moon” Since we took a week off, this post we are combining the last two episodes of Doctor Who, which have highlighted on the relationship between the Doctor and his companion, the link to and representation of a long term connection to humanity. Both episodes reveal a Doctor who shares a precarious bond with humankind that has become damaged by prejudices, preconceived […]