While reveling in the return of Doctor Martha Jones and all the things we love about her, we also recognize a solid story that works completely outside of the science fiction construct.
With seemingly no end to the horrid cactus jokes, we poke at the second story of Season 18 and try to find its refreshing core.
An unfamiliar face joins the Hub 3 team, but no one seems to notice until our lovable lunkhead Rhys gets the right people upset about the right things.
It’s the dawn of both Season 18 and the John Nathan Turner era, and there are few things that we don’t see up-ended in the first story of ‘the new order’.
The reason many of us remember the ‘tortured space manatee’ episode from Season 2 is the same reason others forget…the disturbing nature of the episode’s primary storyline.