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Wasted Potential: Doctor Who’s “Hell Bent”

The net is dark and full of spoilers! This article discusses the Doctor Who episode “Hell Bent,” as well as other events in season 9.

It’s not that they didn’t do what I was hoping they would do. It’s that they really didn’t do anything at all. “Hell Bent” squandered what the season had established, resulting in a bland and confusing finale that flattered neither the Doctor nor Clara.

Doctor’s Who’s “Sleep No More” A Horror in All the Wrong Ways

Doctor Who Sleep No More Doctor and Clara

“You must not watch this.”

It’s the opening line of Doctor Who’s episode “Sleep No More,” and everyone should totally heed it: turn it off, delete it from your DVR, and find yourself a better story to watch. Or get a snack. Or go to bed. Just don’t put yourself through this nightmare of an episode.

The following contains spoilers. I’m providing them as a public service to save you from having to watch this story.

The Magician’s Apprentice: Past Lives and Future Consequences

Twelfth Doctor with Dalek Gun

Here there be spoilers! This post contains revelations from the Doctor Who season 9 opener, “The Magician’s Apprentice,” which can be watched for free on YouTube: “I’ve lived for over two thousand years, and not all of them were good. I’ve made many mistakes, and it’s about time I did something about that.” –The Doctor, “Deep Breath” Since the beginning of the new Doctor Who series in 2005, the universe has been seen through the eyes of a man haunted