Rate & Discuss: Robot of Sherwood
In a sun-dappled Sherwood forest, the Doctor discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars and strikes up an unlikely alliance with Robin Hood. With all of Nottingham at stake, the Doctor must decide who is real and who is fake. Can impossible heroes really exist?
The Doctor journeyed to the 12th century as Series 8 continued. Did his latest adventure make you a merry man/woman or has it left you reaching for the nearest bow and arrow…?
Tonight’s adventure was a dream come true for a starstruck Clara who finally got to meet one of her lifelong heroes in the form of Robin Hood. Her idol was brought to life – bow and all – by Tom Riley, but the Twelfth Doctor was seemingly less enthused by their encounter…
When the mystery of the Robot of Sherwood began to unravel, our Time Lord was forced to strike up an unlikely alliance with the infamous outlaw as they joined forces to save the whole of Nottingham from the threat of an evil, and inevitably alien, plan. The episode also guest starred comedian Ben Miller as the storming Sheriff, but will it go down in history?
Is this Sherwood story one to remember? We now declare tonight’s discussion verily open so head to the comments below to let us know your thoughts on tonight’s helping of timey-wimey treasures and don’t forget to vote in our new Series 8, Week 3 homepage poll, too!
NOTE: This discussion will NOT be spoiler monitored so please do not read the comments if you haven’t seen Robot of Sherwood. You have been warned!