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Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio (2016 Christmas Special) (2016)
Critic Consensus: "The Return of Doctor Mysterio" is a welcome return of Doctor Who after a year's absence, with the added fun of seeing Steven Moffat take a heroic swing at his version of a Superman story.
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It was comforting and heartfelt, especially with the nods to the Doctor mourning his wife. It felt like the grounding transition we needed for the new adventures that will come in Season 10.
[O]utside of that strange overwrought scheme, this episode was perfect for the holidays and a happy return after a solid year lacking new Doctor Who stories.
The Return of Doctor Mysterio is a delicious mash-up of Doctor Who, Christopher Reeve's Superman and Tobey Maguire's Spider-Man, condensed into an hour that never drags.
The Return of Doctor Mysterio was surprisingly fun and ... we don't know any other word to describe it but "palatable," which sounds like a backhanded compliment but isn't meant as one.
Here we are with The Return of Doctor Mysterio, and while I'm not ready to add it to the regular set in my house, it's decidedly not bad.
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