Knock Knock is a Gothic horror story which starts out looking like a classic haunted house tale, complete with a creepy landlord and spooky old house noises. However, instead of ghosts, the house is full of alien insects that consume Bill’s unsuspecting roommates into the wood of the house. The insects are controlled by the … Continue reading 04. Knock Knock (Genes x Environment + Kindness)
In this excellent adventure, we traveled back in time to the Regency era during the last frost fair of 1814. The main plot culminated in an inspiring act of kindness in the face of the unknown. Bill has to decide whether or not to save a giant water creature that’s held captive under the Thames, … Continue reading 03. Thin Ice (Kindness: A History)
I was all smiles throughout this episode. Well, right up until the last 10 minutes when my facial expression more closely resembled the Doctor’s quizzical emoji, but no matter. I’m loving the student-teacher dynamic between Bill and the Doctor, and both actors are doing a fantastic job. There’s a lot of talk about happiness in … Continue reading 02. Smile (A Smile is Kindness)
My adoration of this episode is only topped by my newfound adoration of Bill. Highlights were Bill’s insightful and witty questioning (“Why do you run like that? Like a penguin with its arse on fire?”), the Doctor’s dramatically majestic unveiling of the TARDIS, and the wide range of genuine emotions felt. The bathroom scene was … Continue reading 01. The Pilot (Kindness Takes Flight)
Hello, lovely people of the internet! It's a pleasure to meet you! Why am I here, blogging about Doctor Who and kindness? On Monday, April 17 at 7:00 PM -- well, probably more like 7:05 as I’m always running late -- I sat down in the theater to watch the newest episode of Doctor Who. … Continue reading 12 Adventures in Kindness: What is this?