Critic Consensus: True colors rise to the surface in "The Tsuranga Conundrum" as the team tackles difficult emotions, new found confidence, and impending mayhem.
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Critic reviews for The Tsuranga Conundrum
There's some fun to be had here but this episode is destined to be skipped on rewatches.
The big themes of The Tsuranga Conundrum - birth, death, gender identity, fatherhood - coupled with the Doctor's quick-thinking to save them all, make for an engaging installment to Whittaker's first series at the TARDIS' helm.
A good slice of Who that gave us some good character moments, but was once again lacking in the villain department and The Doctor is still coming off as plain and vanilla...
Did I enjoy this episode? Sure. Will I be tempted by a plush P'Ting? Probably. While we can't have an incredible episode of Doctor Who every week, but I am getting a little worried that this series isn't going to gift us anything truly groundbreaking.
This story took great joy in flipping plenty of other common tropes on their heads.
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