2MTL 465: Re: Flux ("The Vanquishers")

Every companion from Season 13.
Sometimes the best TARDISes are crowded

I'm not entirely sure who "The Vanquishers" applies to, TBH. Anyhoo, I took a little extra time to think about Chapter 6, and Flux as a whole, and why I ultimately think this effort to put eight pounds of plot into a six-pound bag succeeded despite itself.

2MTL 463: 2MTL 463: The Power of Blinking Without Blinking (“Village of the Angels”)

Recapture the essense of the Weeping Angels from "Blink"? Chibnall and Alderton understood the assignment.

2MTL 462: Atropositive ("Once, Upon Time")

Space opera? Narrative connections and context emerging? Yes, please: this is the episode that gave me faith in Chris Chibnall's arc. (This episode dedicated to the memory of NPR Books editor Petra Mayer.)

2MTL 460: The Opposite of Episodic ("The Halloween Apocalypse")

The Doctor and Yaz hanging upside down from the episode's opening
Now this is a story all about how. My life got flipped turned upside down.

Big, bold, and entirely un-self-contained, Doctor Who: Flux's first chapter may not have been the most welcoming to new viewers but is a very proper lead-off to the show's first modern miniseries.

2MTL 457: About Noel Clarke

From the April 29, 2021, Guardian (UK): ‘Sexual predator’: actor Noel Clarke accused of groping, harassment and bullying by 20 women

You can enjoy Mickey Smith the character in Doctor Who Series 1-4. But don’t defend Noel Clarke the actor.

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