Do you feel as if Doctor Who's ageless time traveler, the Doctor, has been getting too invulnerable of late? Too unstoppable? Too difficult to confront with a credible threat? Well, the show addressed those complaints head on. And then some.
"The Impossible Astronaut" was quite possibly the strongest season opener Doctor Who has ever had — and I say that as someone who was not overly blown away by last year's "The Eleventh Hour." This was the real business, with writer Steven Moffat pulling out all the stops and indulging all his darkest impulses.