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December 2nd, 2018 34 comments

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Poll – What Did You Think of It Takes You Away?

Now that the ninth episode of series 11 has aired what did you think? Was it everything you had hoped for or not what you expected.

On the edge of a Norwegian fjord, in the present day, The Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz discover a boarded-up cottage and a girl named Hanne in need of their help.

What has happened here?

What monster lurks in the woods around the cottage – and beyond?

Constructive one off comments about the episode only



  • Anonymous

    December 3rd, 2018 - 6:33pm

    All seasons drop in the ratings, and it’s still high for modern tv

  • ADAM

    December 3rd, 2018 - 5:13pm

    Yet again another poor episode in what in an awful season. This show seriously needs a rest and great big reset button…and the quicker the better! The last time i witnessed a talking frog on a sunday evening was kermit on The Muppet show, only difference being that it was more entertaining than this…Ribbit.

  • Puddle

    December 3rd, 2018 - 4:28pm

    See ratings dropped to season low not surprised this season been worst for many years stories just plod along I’ve felt like turning over but stuck with it through loyalty but won’t next year

  • Arthurian2

    December 3rd, 2018 - 3:44pm

    I’ve felt like a kid in a class at school, with a teacher who likes the sound of his own voice, just waiting for the bell, throughout this series.

    But finally 9 episodes in, Ed Hime’s delivers a script that actually involves all the ‘friends’, (sorry, I just hate that term, it’s as if we’re dismissing all the Doctors previous companions as nothing more than side kicks, which couldn’t be further from the truth, as there has been a far stronger connection between them in all the previous series, and in this one it’s been noticeable by it’s absence), and a really interesting story. There was some great CGI with the moths and the mirror and some genuine emotion. Ryan, for me, is still very weak, with a one tone voice and I held my breath where there was a moment when I thought he was going to launch into ‘my dad left me story’ but heaved a sigh of relief when it never transpired. I still don’t really care about any of the ‘gang’ mainly because they’ve been used as set dressing, with other writers not really knowing what to with them all, and the Doctor still comes over to me as an annoying big sister. I think the frog may have been a step too far, considering how interesting the rest of the story had been and I think it would have been a great opportunity for the Solitract to have been in the form of someone the Doctor had loved, even if we never saw the face, and I’m sure many others thought the same. It’s just a shame it didn’t occur to the writer Also get rid of Ryan and Graham and replace them with Grace, she’s far more convincing than the two of them put together.