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Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror
Critic Consensus: If a tad light on meaning, "Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror" is still an enjoyable historical romp that benefits greatly from Jodi Whittaker and guest star Goran Visnjic's crackling chemistry.
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Critic reviews for Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror
Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror is one of the best five episodes of the Chibnall era - but that says more about Doctor Who of late than it does about this episode.
A fun story, with some great performances from the two inventors. The main villains weren't up to much, but it didn't damage the pseudo-historical that much in the long run.
This story is still too bogged down by the show's usual tropes to be anything more than another monster-of-the-week episode.
This episode is fun, smart, and everything we love about Doctor Who.
It's perfectly lovely. Is it what die-hard Whovians want, though?
With so much educational information to crowbar in to 50 minutes, the aliens barely got a look-in. When they did, they were obliged to stand around gnashing their X-shaped teeth while Jodie's pupils asked, 'How will that device work, Doctor?'
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