October 7th, 2018

Ten right

"The Woman Who Fell to Earth"

Series 11 is here! Without cable service and with the BBC iPlayer now blocking VPN access, we had to go to work to watch episode on the TV at work. We'll have to see if there's any other way we can get access to the show from home.

Before I actually write about how I felt about the episode, I want to say that the BBC America "Watch Party" thing was really dumb. I don't know if they had premiere festivities like that anywhere else, but for some reason, the channel felt that they needed to hype the show with what looked like a night club party. The host was insipid (though, all hosts for things like this are insipid, so I suppose she did a good job) and I'm not sure she really had any idea what DW was. I'm pretty sure that their "party of fans" was just a roomful of paid actors, because all of them were dressed fashionably, there wasn't a single cosplay among them, and each and every one of them had a Thirteen sonic screwdriver to brandish.

But onto the show...

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