2MTL 451: The Brain, Revisited
Suddenly, there's much, much more to the Doctor–and yet this new "retcon" to the Doctor's past winds up being staggeringly respectful to everything that's gone before on television. Let's talk about a challenge to The Master–and to Doctor Who fans themselves.
2MTL 450: Point of No Return
Execution: pretty darn good! Cybermen: terrifying! Confidence that Part Two will stick the landing: (flailing gestures)?
2MTL 449: Two Things About "The Haunting of Villa Diodati"
On emotional Cybermen and erstwhile flat team structures.
2MTL 448: The Most Important Story
Sometimes, the plot isn't the point and the bad guys are a side issue. Sometimes, the point is how humans treat other humans.
2MTL 447: The (Other) Three Doctors
A mostly solid story by McTighe and Chibnall, but I'm REALLY here for a Doctor-ish Yaz and a Doctor-ish Ryan.
Joy Piedmont on representation in "Praxeus" (Twitter thread) Sage Young's recap at Head Over Feels
2MTL 446: Gallifreyan Nature
That sound you heard was a podcaster's brain exploding, trying to figure out how to compress everything from "Fugitive of the Judoon" into roughly two minutes. Listener, this episode was A LOT.
2MTL 445: A Two-fisted Tale of Tesla
Would you believe, Nikola Tesla in the TARDIS? Now that's just nuts. (See also theincomparable.com/radio)
2MTL 444: Percolating on "Orphan 55"
It took longer than two minutes to explain–heck, longer than six days to figure out–why "Orphan 55" confounded me.
2MTL 443: Looking Backward Too Soon
"Spyfall Part Two" was a strong conclusion to the opening Series 12 two-parter, but there was one creative decision I'm wary of, and another that really should have been done differently.
2MTL 442: Three Questions About "Spyfall"
Chris Chibnall and company knocked the first episode of Series 12 out of the park but there's a caution: where there is a Part One, there must always be a Part Two. Here are three things to look for in the conclusion of "Spyfall" on January 5.
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