A busy episode in which at least one character dies, two become puppets, and three are trapped and left for dead in an unlikely place.
In this episode the plotting is tight and well-judged, the interplay between characters snappy and natural-sounding, and we glimpse the Doctor's savage side.
A deeply disturbing opening and several bad plot devices inch us closer to the finalé.
"The Memory Remains", with a few minor exceptions, borrows heavily from a season one classic.
The show comes back from a seasonal hiatus with a predictable monster-of-the-week episode, but at least it contains some hints for the future.
The episode reveals some key plot points in a family-themed episode that resolves itself far too easily.
What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...
This week's episode serves as an entertaining reminder of what the show is all about.
Exploring some character backstory in a slowly moving stand-alone episode.
The show ends the first half of the season with a disappointing, uninspired reveal.