I want to start this review by saying, the Mrs. and I just finished marathoning the surprisingly excellent AMC show, Hell on Wheels, so this western-themed Doctor Who episode “A town called Mercy” couldn’t have come at a better time. I found myself excite more
Doctor Who 's quirky time traveler has often been accused of transforming human beings into weapons — most notably, Davros made this claim in "Journey's End." But last night's episode, "A Town Called Mercy," features another alien doctor who's literally m more
This week’s story starts with a voiceover – a little unusual, but it happens occasionally. A woman tells us that her favorite story was about a man who lived forever and fell from the stars, whose eyes were heavy from the weight of all they’d seen. We cut more
The modern western is a fertile ground for writers to play around with morally ambiguous characters, and it was refreshing to see how deep “A Town Called Mercy” was willing to go in its exploration of morality, given that Doctor Who remains family viewing more
Doctor Who has always been about the balance between its two realities—how much fun it is to be able to time travel with a clever, pacifist, fun-loving madman in a box; and the bleak actuality of being with a timeless, pacifist, ageless madman in a box. T more
The Stetson is back (and it’s still cool) as the Doctor, Amy and Rory take on a moral dilemma in the Old West. Filmed on location in Spain, the episode looks gorgeous with scenic desert vistas and sets that feel worn.
In a " A Town Called Mercy ", where everyone gets a second chance, was it any surprise that the doctor the Gunslinger was looking for was going to be a killer? Nope. But it sure was a surprise to learn it was the gunslinger who was the good guy, the put u more
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "A Town Called Mercy," the September 15 episode of BBC America's "Doctor Who," in which two alien doctors and a cyborg cause trouble in an Old West town. http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/whats-alan-watching/posts/review-doctor-w more