I could have done these in individual posts, but I’ll be honest: I was busy, I was tired, I couldn’t be bothered. The three preceding episodes were so offensively terrible, they managed to pretty much destroy my enthusiasm for season 9.
It’s a shame, because “Face the Raven” was genuinely outstanding, and not just because it advanced a strong anti-birb agenda. And “Heaven Sent” and “Hell Bent” were both quite good, even though I nearly noped out when —
But I get ahead of myself.