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Ass-shots, vent farts and a fire-breathing ethicist.

The concluding part of the satanic double-feature that also comprises (N022) The Impossible Planet, The Satan Pit has gratuitous ass-shots, vent farts and rampaging Ood upstairs in Sanctuary Base 6, while downstairs The Doctor comes face to face with the devil himself.

I’ll leave it at that. Let the record show that I really wanted to re-record this episode, as far too many drinks were involved. /Ponken

Toby breathes fire while Rose screams in Doctor Who, The Satan Pit

Here's what we think of N023 The Satan Pit

We rate Doctor Who stories on a scale from 0.0 to 5.0. For context, very few are excellent enough to merit a 5.0 in our minds, and we'd take a 0.0 Doctor Who story over a lot of other, non-Whovian stuff out there.

Leon | @ponken

1.7

Drew | @drewbackwhen

2.6

Nik | @nikulele

1.5

Roarmeister | @retrometronome

2.0

Here's what we think of N023 The Satan Pit

We rate Doctor Who stories on a scale from 0.0 to 5.0. For context, very few are excellent enough to merit a 5.0 in our minds, and we'd take a 0.0 Doctor Who story over a lot of other, non-Whovian stuff out there.

Leon | @ponken

1.7

Drew | @drewbackwhen

2.6

Nik | @nikulele

1.5

Roarmeister | @retrometronome

2.0

Here's what you think One Response to “N023 The Satan Pit”
  1. The Impossible Planet & The Satan Pit:

    This is great. I like the funny moments: we could go somewhere else without danger ? And it’s a great fairy tale, although a very dark one. The Doctor is battling Satan himself, imprisoned from the eternity of times. So old, even the Tardis can’t decrypt the writings.

    And like James Bond, the more evil the bad guy get’s, the more the hero must rise. And the Doctor rises higher then ever before. And in doing so he falls down a very long pit, right to the bottom of all good and evil.

    I really adore the Doctors love for the human race: because it’s there. We see the Ood the first time, a very mysterious race which will become much more important. I really like the Ood. The crew members are great, good characters backed a strong supporting cast.

    There is a little open end as we never really know about the creatures true nature; and who has beaten him in the first place. I think it’s a bold move to let some things unexplained. The universe deserves some mysteries.

    4.5 out of 5.

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