2.05 - But if someone's gone, do pictures really help?

July 31st, 2019

27 mins 50 secs

Season 2

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This week, I'm joined by Connie Gibbs, to discuss a moment from 2017's The Pilot, the premiere of Peter Capaldi's third and final series as the Doctor, and the episode that introduces him to companion Bill Potts. We discuss how Bill's family history resonated with Connie's own, the brilliance of Bill's dynamic with the Doctor and how that brilliance was let down, and how a memento can tie us to someone who's no longer with us.

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  • The Pilot (Doctor Who) - Wikipedia — "The Pilot" is the first episode of the tenth series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It is written by Steven Moffat and was broadcast on 15 April 2017 on BBC One. "The Pilot" received mostly positive reviews, with praise on the introduction of Pearl Mackie, and how the episode served both as a soft reboot and as a season premiere.
  • Black Girls Create — Black Girls Create is a unique intersectional hub for Black creators and critical fandom. Through substantive but easily accessible content, we collaborate to champion the increased media representation of Black women specifically, and people of color in general. 
  • Who Watch: Time and Relative Blackness in Space (TARBIS) — Welcome to Who Watch: Time and Relative Blackness in Space, the latest podcast from Black Girls Create, a Doctor Who aftershow where we recap our adventures in Time and Space with Bayana Davis, Constance Gibbs, and Robyn Jordan.
  • The Moment 2.05 on Spotify — A collection of songs, loosely assembled around themes and topics discussed in season 2, episode 5 of Doctor Who: The Moment.