Old Acquaintances Not Forgotten: The Daleks Return in Doctor Who’s “Resolution”

Three brave tribes have gathered the remains of a dangerous creature in the 9th century. They divide the remains amongst three warriors called the Three Custodians and vow to bury and guard the remains for all time. Two warriors succeed in their journeys home to Anuta Island and Siberia respectively, but the third falls prey …

Bearing Witness to Love and Hate in Doctor Who’s “Demons of the Punjab”

Every family has their secrets—and some are too painful to talk about. When Yaz’s grandmother Umbreen gifts Yaz with a shattered watch but won’t tell her anything else about it, there’s just one thing to do—travel back in time. After all, she tells the Doctor, “What’s the point in having a mate with a time …

Guarding History: Doctor Who’s “Rosa” Faces Racism Head On

  “Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.”–Rosa Parks December 1, 1955: African-American seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white person in Montgomery, Alabama, and is arrested. This simple act …