Author Archives: Adam M. Anklewicz

Doctor Who Story 278 – The Ghost Monument

The opening credits are so much better in this season. Capaldi’s looked like a shitty cartoon from the early aughts.

Didn’t Capaldi go blind from being out in the vacuum of space?

Apparently the place is called Desolation.

Hahahaha, I love that people keep implanting them all.

Jodie Whittaker is great as the Doctor. She’s fun.

Why is she surprised the TARDIS isn’t there? She knew it was phasing in and out.

I like how the entrance of the TARDIS is the depth of the police box. It’s too dark inside the TARDIS.

Doctor Who Story 277 – The Woman Who Fell to Earth

I love that this opens with Ryan’s absolutely for grandmother.

Now I don’t know why he’s practising riding his bike on top of a cliff. That seems like a bad idea. Also on grass is a bad idea. Pavement is much smoother.

I love Grace and wish she were a regular, but I get that her death is a bonding point between the two men who love her, Graham and Ryan.

How did she survive that fall?

We’re calling you “Yas” because we’re friends now.

The Doctor to Yas.

I really dig how Whittaker’s Doctor loves her companions as friends.

Whittaker looks so good in Capaldi’s clothes.

New sonic screwdriver.

Oh, Tim Shaw.

Don’t slip, Ryan. Everyone needs to know about ladder safety.

Ahh! He’s got a face of teeth.

Crane operator

She knows she’s the Doctor! Yay!

Oh Grace! :(

The Doctor sticking around for a funeral is extremely unlikely. But it’s a path of who Whittaker’s Doctor is. I really really like her. Oh yeah, she has no TARDIS.

Doctor Who Story 276 – Twice Upon a Time

The 709 episodes ago is great.

I love old sexist Doctor.

“You may speak with her again,” and I really hope it’s Susan, but it’s Bill. No one needs Bill. She’s okay, but Susan would be better. I really wish it was Susan. The Doctor love Susan.

That ship of his is in need of a good deep clean.

The Doctor

Hartnell with a gay woman companion is wonderful.

What you need is a jolly good smacked bottom!

The Doctor to Bill (or Susan)

Mycroft’s Hitler haircut is terrible. Well, no one should have a Hitler haircut, even if they are 20 years too early for Hitler. What a jackass. Yes, I’m calling Adolf Hitler a jackass.

Awww, I forgot Mycroft is a Lethbridge-Stewart.

Putting this in the Christmas armistice makes it the best use of Christmas as a backdrop of a special.

Where are Ben and Polly?


They let his monologue go on a bit too long.


Doctor Who Story 275 – World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls

World Enough and Time

Oh, we’re already starting with the regeneration? We’re three episodes away. He’s gonna be a woman.

I love Missy.

Well, I am that mysterious adventurer in all of time and space, known only as Doctor Who. And these are my disposables, Exposition and Comic Relief. 


Oh, you’re blue. Nice. I should go back to blue.


I wonder if he’s actually “Doctor Who” and I really hope he is.

Aww, Bill has a hole in herself.

Cybermen! Old-school Cybermen!

Woo! Time dilation!

Pain. Pain. Pain. Pain.

Razor is great. Is that John Simm playing him? I can’t tell, I’m reluctant to say I have face blindness, but I definitely don’t recognize people on television if they go from blonde to brunette. I think it is, mostly because of his voice.

And there’s Master music… why didn’t I guess he was John Simm when I watched this the first time.

Yeah, it’s totally John Simm.

It’s burglarring mask.

The Master

I want more of Nardole and Missy. I think Nardole might be the best companion of the modern Who era. He’s up there with Amy and Rory.

Give us a kiss.

The Master to Missy

The Doctor Falls

So is Bill the first proper Mondasian Cyberman? I inferred that she was the first one to get her emotions blocked, but then again, they could have been doing that before and she just hadn’t encountered those Cybermen, yet.

It’s interesting that Cybermen are only able to stop their conversion and access their individuality when they love the Doctor.

At least Bill gets to do some acting, even though she’s Cybered.

The look of the old-school Cybermen looks really good modernized.

I want the Masters to make out.

The Doctor caught up at the centre of that explosion, why is his skin not burnt and falling off? I don’t actually want to see that.

I’m going to miss Nardole.

How is Billbot Baggins still alive?

Billbot Baggins

I think that might be my crowning achievement for this blog.

Hey it’s liquid lady.

Now it’s Liquid Bill.

Oh, liquid lady put him in the TARDIS… that’s where he likes to regenerate.

I’m the pilot, I can fly anything, even you.


I like that Bill is leaving of her own free will, and off for a fun adventure that doesn’t require her death, but it’s wrong to just leave the Doctor’s corpse. She doesn’t really understand regeneration.

Aww, “I don’t want to go…” again. Why did they only show modern Who companions? I want to see Jamie, and they’re off to meet Hartnell, so where are Ian, Barbara and Susan?

It’s fake Hartnell!

Doctor Who Story 274 – The Eaters of Light

“I can hear it.” Yeah you can, creepy fuck.

I like Nardole’s outfit.

Why is it always Latin when people question the TARDIS translation circuit?

I enjoyed the queer Romans shaming Bill for only being into women.

I miss Rory the centurion.

That was a boring episode.

Doctor Who Story 273 – Empress of Mars

That’s not the right NASA font, I don’t think.

Oh, British people.

The TARDIS stole Nardole. And here I was hoping he would get a full episode.

I am enjoying Victorians on Mars.

I like that there’s a lady Ice Warrior.

HAHAHAHA! It’s Alpha Centauri from “The Curse of Peladon”.

Doctor Who Story 272 – The Lie of the Land

Yeah, I don’t know why this, 270 and 271 are not one story. Oh well, too many blog posts.

Monks being there throughout all human history means my culture and no others would have ever developed.

I would have been happy with a season of just the Doctor and Nardole.

I don’t remember this episode at all.

God, I hate the voiceover.

Missy is great.

Kill Bill!

Awww, mommy saves the world.

Toppling statues… they should grab Ryerson while they’re at it, and all the statues of Queen Victoria.

Doctor Who Story 271 – The Pyramid at the End of the World

I don’t know why this is considered a separate story from 270. It feels like the same one. But I go by wikipedia.

The Doctor being blind is not a good story. It’s very poorly done and I have no investment in it, as I know it won’t last.

The Doctor is an asshole to Nardole.

I also think they’ve overdone the President of Earth thing. It was fun with a Lethbridge-Stewart, but much less fun with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

I thought the Americans were also there, so they have the Chinese, the Russian and the UN, as if the UN is a surrogate for America? It’s not.

Oh, there is an American there.

Something bad is going to happen to Erica.

Oh, something bad happened to the Doctor.

Doctor Who Story 270 – Extremis

Oh! Missy’s back!

I love the amount of Nardole in this episode. I don’t love much else.

Doctor Who Story 269 – Oxygen

Space, the final frontier. Final because it wants to kill us.

The Doctor.

What? What are you on? If you’re going to steal from Star Trek, don’t make a shambles of it. It’s the final frontier because it’s the last place to explore.

Well, Ivan can’t hear her, so something horrible will happen to her while the camera is on Ivan. Oh, looks like we will see it.

At least Nardole is here to travel.

Nardole saying “cuddle” as he hugs the Doctor and Bill. I really enjoy that. Also, I want a nice cuddle.