Enlarge (credit: Simon Ridgway/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who: Smile. River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be sure to watch the episode first. Doctor Who broadcasts on Saturdays at 7:20pm UK time on BBC One, and 9pm EDT on BBC America.
Emojis aren’t only the future of language for us doomed Earthlings, but we’re also the only poor saps throughout the universe who use them.
This is one of many things that the Doctor’s ace new companion Bill Potts learns from her intergalactic tutor in Smile, the second installment of series 10 of Doctor Who.
While Nardole (Matt Lucas) is left back at base grumpily guarding the mysterious vault in the bowels of the university and making a brew (NB: for our American readers, that’s a cup of tea), Bill (Pearl Mackie) tells the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) that she wants to travel to the future. “Why?” he asks. “I wanna see if it’s happy,” she says.
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