This week we review Star Trek: Picard S01E06 – The Impossible Box
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SPOILERS we discuss the Dr Who Xmas Special – “Twice Upon a Time”. We fact check on Dr Who and follow up on The Last Jedi for tourists; Ridley Scott on Blade Runner 2049; Stephen King on Dark Tower; Star Wars Cantina actor passes; Deathstroke; Krypton; Bright; and AMC posts warning to viewers of the Last Jedi (Spoilers). We do a 10 minute spoilerific review of the Dr Who Xmas Special as well as many Whovian characters. We also announce the nominees for the 2017 Spockies. Picks: Star Wars IV: A lightsaber fight reimagined, Hamlet 2009.