Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood (803)

Thanks to having watched some of the classic Doctor Who episodes on Netflix, I actually knew what a miniscope was!  Pretty impressive for a non-Whovian, yeah?

So, what did you think of the latest episode of Doctor Who?  (I used speech recognition to “type” that sentence and what appeared was was Dr. Who.  Sacrilege!)

The Doctor and Clara find themselves keeping company with Robin Hood.

The gang’s all here: robot guard (oops, spoilers!), Clara, Robin Hood, and the Doctor.

The episode was written by Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat’s longtime writing and creative partner.  In case you’ve been living under a rock, the two co-created the hit Sherlock, and together or separately, have written the majority of its episodes.  Gatiss, a bona fide actor, even plays Sherlock’s brother Mycroft Holmes (initially uncredited).

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Who’s a Whovian? Not Me. Obviously.

The Doctor Who game is available for both Apple and Android systems.

Look for it in your iTunes and Google Play store.

Earlier this week my iPad notified me the Doctor Who game/app had been updated.  For one thing, it now features Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor instead of Matt Smith’s Eleventh.  That reminded me the new season of Doctor Who had beun.   Nearly two weeks ago!  Had my head been buried in the sand?  Possibly.

I hurried to OnDemand to check out the Twelfth Doctor.  Only the first episode of the season was available, but it was enough for now.  And the verdict is…

I liked it!  I’m not sure I loved it, but it was close.  On the Like/Love Continuum, I’m “anchored” (get it?  my Navy connection?) approximately…

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