Some have complained that the Timelord is now a Timelady.
Some have complained that the show is now “too PC”.
I don’t give a sh*t what gender the Doctor is, or who tags along on the adventures. All I care about is the storytelling.
Unfortunately, on that front, this season has been pretty crap so far.
As far as I’m concerned, the best season of “New Who” has been Matt Smith’s initial outing. That was pretty much awesome from start to finish, even though Smith wasn’t at his best in the role until later on. It’s completely stand-alone, you can watch it without any knowledge of what came before it, and the stories are engaging enough to keep you coming back. There were a few twee moments, but they were nowhere near as painful as they were across his predecessor’s tenure.
Jodie Whittaker has the potential to become a good Doctor, but right now, she’s doing the same “gotta be wacky!” thing that Smith did in his fi