Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood Recap
The Doctor and Clara dove into 12th century England this week to battle aliens alongside none other than Sherwood Forest’s most famous thief. “Robot of Sherwood” makes a brief departure from the “darker” Doctor we’ve been introduced to and shows a whimsy (even if more campy) side of the Time Lord, complete with rigged archery contests, spoon fencing (?), and a band of Merry Men—with some robot aliens thrown in for good measure, of course. In its latest installment, the show pulls away from its scifi roots and enters the world of fantasy as Capaldi shows us that the Twelfth Doctor does have a playful side and is capable of delivering some side-splitting humor with more than a touch of Scottish cynicism.
The episode opens with the Doctor asking Clara to…
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