The Show | Doctor Who
The Episode | “Resolution” (Jan. 1, 2019)
The Performance | Since the Season 11 premiere, when 19-year-old Ryan Sinclair lost the nan who’d raised him since his mother died and his father, Aaron, failed to show up for the funeral, we’ve known how much pain this estranged relationship has brought Ryan. But in Doctor Who‘s New Year’s Day special, as Aaron made a surprise appearance asking to reconnect with his son, Cole made us feel that pent-up anguish — and he did it without raising his voice or shedding a tear.
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