2MTL 485: Dot, Bubble, and Rogue

https://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-485.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis is a double edition of 2MTL covering "Dot and Bubble" and "Rogue," two episodes that were absolutely tonally identical and left you feeling exactly the same way after each of them, amirite?

2MTL 482: With "Boom," Steven Moffat Enters His "Midnight" Era

https://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-482.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download"Pace and energy" and high concepts give way to a man with a foot on a landmine for the duration of the story. Tension-filled bottle episodes are rare for Doctor Who, although there are a lot of parallels between this one and 2009's "Midnight." How does Steven Moffat's return …

2MTL 481: The Space Babies Speedrun

https://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-481.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download"Would you like to see the baby?" Your answer probably had a lot to do with how you received "Space Babies," but the first-or-second episode of new Series 1 had a LOT to cram into a too-small container, and that was an issue as well.

2MTL 480: Doctor Who is Not Science Fiction

https://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-480.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe first episodes of Series 1 (not counting the Christmas Special) have finally launched, and there's RTD upon RTD on top of more RTD in "Space Babies" and "The Devil's Chord." We'll look at these episodes individually soon, but going that hard was a gutsy, even necessary choice.

2MTL 470: Something Old, Something New

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-470.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIs RTD2 a nostalgia trip? Some thoughts on last week's announcement of Ncuti Gatwa, today's announcement of Catherine Tate and David Tennant, and the merits of old mistakes vs. new mistakes.