One of arguably too many companions of the opening TARDIS team of the Thirteenth Doctor, Ryan Sinclair was an engineer in spe and the step-grandson of Graham O’Brien. Allegedly suffering from dyspraxia, his condition received very little screen time beyond his opening scene.
The Head of People tears the Heads of Robots in this unexpectedly divisive episode
We learn about the Partition of India, while multi-ocular members of the band Lordi scare the heck out of anyone dying alone.
An overlooked Futurama reference and the literal handwaving of interplanetary navigation whilst wearing marigolds. Not bad!
Mr Big Bad’s new hotel is infested by mutant spiders, and only Sheffield’s sickest grime station can flush them out
A beautiful episode, in which Racist Danny Zuko plots to disrupt the US civil rights movement in possibly the most convoluted way imaginable
Smokey and The Bandit introduce The Doctor and her companions to the Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World of rubbish snipers and sentient offcuts
A brand new Doctor, show runner and aesthetic, no TARDIS, different music. Oh, and new troops. No, not troops. Team. Gang. Fam? Either way, it’s a solid start for the Thirteenth Doctor.
How do you defeat bad Daleks? With worse Daleks, because they’re not so bad.
For our 300th episode, we spent an evening debating the ups and downs of the Thirteenth Doctor Era to date