Just a quickie on the first episode of the new Doctor..
Lots of Meta for Whovians - how old is the Doctor?, why is he grey and wrinkled?
Who frowned me this face?Lots of topical humor on the gay marriage issue - Lady Vastra and her wife - and race
I'm not like you, I'm a Lizard.And the Welsh director poking fun at the Scottish independence referendum, talking about ( and over emphasising) Capaldi's Scottish accent.
The overall plot line for the episode was a little weak, as the program was seen more as a vehicle to introduce the new Doctor.
The Tardis has been redecorated in 70's neon chic, to match Capaldi's mod costume.
Overall, a lot of fun for fans, but stronger plots will be required to sustain interest.