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It’s “The Angels Take Manhattan” all over. It’s “The Snowmen Take London.” Steven Moffat has once again taken a bunch of would-be cool ideas and wannabe iconic images and random science-fiction-ish notions and thrown them all together to make a kind of Doctor Who soup. This isn’t a story: it’s a wibbly-wobbly fuzzy-wuzzy ball of Doctor Who goo. Lady lizard from the dawn of time is the “real” Sherlock Holmes! Would a Silurian say “Pray for a miracle”? Isn’t that not very not-human? But hey, she drinks a “refreshment” the color of red wine that is not red wine and probably not cherry Kool-Aid either, so we’re meant to infer that it’s blood. Vastra is scary! No, wait, she’s nice. No, wait, she’s not really any of these things. She’s not really a character at all. She’s merely a »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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