October 14th, 2018

cass, can you not

Doctor Who S11E02

A non-spoilery comment: I do love the high seat-of-the-pants-smarts/self-referential-speeches ratio of Thirteen. I'm a sucker for characters who get by on generic smarts and experience as their main powers (more than a few Pratchett characters, MacGyver when I was a kid, most capital-D Detective characters, etc), and the Doctor is, when written in that way and using her tech mostly to speed up the plot (no spending weeks to break into a computer system, say) rather than as a solve-all, one of the greatest ones.

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