Series X Wrap Up

Finale with Punch. And perhaps a tad Judy. What can I say? It has really put the “!?” at the end of this series!

The writing, action, plots are all very interesting and they’re dependent on past questions, canon, speculation, and when writers start treading around in canon, as far as fandom reacts, there is a delicate balance.

Last series, the writing was ropey, it was generally agreed. Initial reactions can be fabricated, so when you see a rush of gushy comments almost within 24 hours of the show being aired, they’re sometimes there to generate a delayed organic response. Over time the commentary switched to more practical observations about the writing, characters, performances. Lots of excuses for Jodie Whitaker, the writing usually gets blamed.

But throughout this series, she