2MTL 468: "Legend of the Sea Devils" and Feeling Closer to "Fine"

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-468.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhen you're the sort of person for whom the meaning of "fine" turns from "good enough" to not so much, and maybe you start surrendering to pessimism, even after an honestly revolutionary conversation between Yaz and the Doctor.

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

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-465.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI'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”)

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-463.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadRecapture the essense of the Weeping Angels from "Blink"? Chibnall and Alderton understood the assignment.

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

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-462.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSpace 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")

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-460.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBig, 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 455: Throwback Review of "Fear Her"

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-455.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download"Always, scribble, scribble, scribble! Eh! Chloe Webber?" After a couple of months away to recharge the batteries, there's no more jarring compare-and-contrast to Doctor Who of 2020 than Doctor Who of 2006's "Fear Her."