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Critic reviews for The Witch's Familiar
Gomez continued to excel as Missy, whirling around dementedly while chewing on dialogue with real relish.
It's a relief to see that the season premiere wasn't a fluke and that showrunner Steven Moffat is back on form.
Through all of its twists and turns and set-pieces... the heart of the episode turns out to be a meditation on the nature of friendship and enmity.
'The Witch's Familiar' is a bit of a treat, certainly for the established Doctor Who fan.
Doctor Who has become a meta representation of itself. The show has become its own T-shirt.
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