With a new showrunner, new Doctor, and a new gender, conservative social critics feared heavy-handed gender fluidity messaging in the newest season of Doctor Who. Fortunately, those fears may not have come to fruition.
The beloved British television show Doctor Who is approaching a landmark era of change. It’s the last season for lead Peter Capaldi, as well as the last season for showrunner Steven Moffat. But even as Capaldi’s Doctor becomes comfortable with viewing himself as the good guy, and produces some great commentary on true heroism, the show also devolves into socially progressive virtue signaling, and box checking.