I cuss you bad
Glad you liked it, I think it's a bit of a masterpiece with a huge retcon that doesn't do anything adverse to Doctor Who and makes perfect sense
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So, in the lead-up to the end of Season 6... yeah, pretending we're leaving the current companions for good doesn't really work when one of them is still narrating the show opening. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
This season was plenty fun overall with lots of good stuff in, but I have a lot of nitpicks with The Wedding of River Song. Really not a fan of leading off with quips like " 'What happened to time?' 'A Woman'" and "devil in high heels" and such... thanks Moffat, could you not. And none of the women here ended up having much agency. Amy took charge where she could but still ended up mostly a bystander to the big events. We never even really learned who eye-patch lady was other than "someone working for the Silence for some reason or other". And River... well, she's technically young yet; I imagine it's hard to make satisfying character development backwards, but still.
Anyway then I watched The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe xmas special and it was delightful.
Yeah, that was an American-only thing - she doesn't do that in the British versions, either on broadcast or on their DVDs. It's pretty dumb and does kind of spoil that bit!
Well, I'm glad someone liked that episode. Blergh.
Ah, yeah, figures. It reads very much like hand-holding for trying to draw in an audience that hasn't the slightest idea what this Doctor Who stuff is.
Huh, do people not like it? I mean, okay, the "only women can carry life bit" is some gender-essentialist nonsense, but all the rest seemed like a fine one-off Who romp to me.
It is pretty universally panned, at least within DW fandom. I just think it was incredibly dull.
Season Six suffered a lot from time pressures, he was running Sherlock at the same time which didn't help.
I really liked Sherlock :/
I've found that I now can't watch Chibnall episodes from the Moffat without getting annoyed. Now I know his foibles I can see them from a mile off.
Hmm, I expect my reaction to the Wardrobe episode has a lot to do with it *not* being watched as an event in a drought between seasons for me. As "just another episodic Who story" it was fine. I can see where for people expecting something special along the lines of "Christmas Invasion" or "Runaway Bride" or "Christmas Carol" (never mind the Tennant post-season specials which were pretty amazing) it might fall a bit flat.