Critic Consensus: "Demons of Punjab" focuses on family and progress, solidifying the cohesive thematic stamp this season is making upon the greater series.
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Critic reviews for Demons of the Punjab
"Demons of the Punjab" is either the first or second best episode of the season so far - it's rooted in history like "Rosa", but without the bland alien threat.
In an episode that centers on Yaz and her family history, the time-travelling crew venture back to Partition-era India, providing us with an insight into Yaz's grandmother's background, with the perils of the era showcased.
The sci-fi elements if anything detract from what was an interesting and dramatic story of this rarely-touched-upon time in history...
If 'Demons of the Punjab' was released in week 2 or 3, I would have given it a stellar review. However, we are over halfway through this series now, and I can't help but feel we are constantly being confronted by the same issues and plot-threads.
This story is painful because it's familiar-we're seeing it play out every day, and everywhere.
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