Doctor Who

Season 7 Episode 8

Cold War

Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Apr 13, 2013 on BBC America
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7.7
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  • Interesting but slow

    7.5
    This was a decent episode but hardly great. Growing up during the '60s nuclear stand off I could relate more with this than the younger audience. But as with another review while the premise was interesting the plot plodded along and some parts really weren't too coherent. I don't think it gave either the Doctor or Clara a great vehicle for a great performance and maybe the best performance was from the Russian professor. Not being a Doctor Who expert I do believe these Martian Ice Warriors are a new creation in the Who universe? And the ending reminded me of a couple of scifi movies such as Close Encounters. I'm still hoping for a stand out episode soon rather than just fairly good.