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"Doctor Who" is back and Clara Oswald is finally here to stay (at least as long as any companion is ever here to stay on "Doctor Who").

The midseason premiere episode "The Bells of Saint John" faced the tricky task of introducing Jenna-Louise Coleman as Clara a third time -- following her debut as Oswin in "Asylum of the Daleks" and return as Clara in "The Snowmen." And Coleman still seems like a perfect fit for the role, but the hour couldn't help but suffer in comparison to those two more engaging, bigger canvas stories.

The central plot of "The Bells of Saint John" was a bit of a misfire despite an intriguing premise ("Suppose there was something living in the wi-fi harvesting human minds") and a couple of reliably delightful action set pieces (the Doctor landing the Tardis aboard a crashing plane and waking up the pilots; and riding »

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