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DOCTOR WHO: REVOLUTION OF THE DALEKS
January 1, 2021  | By David Bianculli

BBC America, 8:00 p.m. ET

 
SPECIAL PREMIERE: This New Year’s special is the one burst of new Doctor Who we’ll see for now, and it’s transitional – marking the final appearance for some of the characters traveling in the TARDIS of late. But not the Doctor: She will continue to be played, at least for a while, by Jodie Whittaker, who begins this special confined in a super-secure Space Prison. Meanwhile, we get to spend some time with John Barrowman as Jack Harkness, a character who first appeared on Doctor Who back in 2005, then starred in the Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood from 2006 to 2011. While the Doctor is imprisoned, Captain Jack teams with the Doctor’s time-traveling and space-traveling companions to square off against the latest incarnation of the villainous Daleks, who have been trying to exterminate the Doctor since his/her first incarnation when the British series launched in 1963. And here it is, 2021, with a new Doctor Who special – and with the Daleks now capable of logging individual frequent-flyer miles. In other words, the drones are now airborne…
 
 
 
 
 
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