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Old April 2 2013, 02:49 PM   #208
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Re: 7x06 The Bells of St John - review/ discussion

The Wormhole wrote: View Post
The Doctor's Daughter is less a lie and more the truth from a certain point of view.
Plus of course she was played by a Doctor's Daughter

Right, seen this again and have come to the conclusion that I think it sits between Great and Outstanding, probably nearer great. There's a lot to enjoy in it but it is a bit all over the place (and not in a good way like some of Moffat's episodes) and it all felt a little too familiar. Like I said before there are snippets of Partners in Crime, the Idiot Lantern and the Library 2 parter, but on second viewing the swivelly heads reminded me too much of the Beast Below and even the evil office workers seemed to evoke The Long Game.

None of this means I didn't enjoy it, because I did, especially the Doctor sending his double into battle, it just means I didn't love it. But you know, enjoyable is just fine
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