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Reviewed By: komodoReview Date: 8/21/18 12:16 am
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The audience is left as clueless as the character at the start of this one. The Doctor, Bliss and the Twelve are being interrogated by daleks, but as a bonus challenge they lose their memories between sessions. The Doctor has some interesting conversations with Bliss as he determines their situation, but he does nothing to further their position. It is the Twelve who must come up with an escape plan.
Good writing for the Twelve, great acting and character development, there just wasn't enough focus on the most important parts of the story, especially after an opening that left the audience feeling alienated.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 8/10/18 4:10 am
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In the culmination of all the Eighth Doctor amnesia stories, the Eighth Doctor and everyone travelling with him lose their memories, in this case Bliss and the Twelve.

The story is interesting as unburdened by her memories or expected roles, we get a good idea of what Bliss, as well as the Twelve are really like. This story really does focus a lot on the Twelve. Julia McKenzie continues to turn in a solid really enjoyable performance and this story displays many aspects of that character as she tries to find a way out even as the Daleks have blocked her personal memories and her old personalities become harder to control.

That said, there's a relatively small puzzle for her to solve and the story leaves the Doctor on the sidelines mostly to philosophize and talk out what's going on.