Episode 8 Trailer | The Witchfinders | Doctor Who: Series 11

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  • Michael Marzano
    Michael Marzano 7 months ago


  • he's the Master
    he's the Master 11 months ago

    Miss me yet?

  • Pranav Sarode
    Pranav Sarode 11 months ago +1

    Whichever episode Chibnal hasn't written were good. Demons of the Punjab, Kerblam! were amazing...should we start a petition to remove Chris Chibnal? Because honestly, even with the great doctor (Jodie) and her 'friends', he's going to blow this series :(

  • Secrets of Saturn
    Secrets of Saturn Year ago +1


  • Nicolas Masanes
    Nicolas Masanes Year ago

    Best episode yet

  • Kate Taylor
    Kate Taylor Year ago +1

    So the King and Mistress Savage both buy their lace from the exact same source (identical lace on their collars)? BBC, Steven Moffat was right this series is *so* cheap and it shows.

  • Edin Šahbaz
    Edin Šahbaz Year ago +1

    well...if u ask me,this was the best episode of series 11 so far

  • rory chilton
    rory chilton Year ago +1

    This is the best episode so far. The second half of series 11 looks like it’ll be a lot better than the first

  • Kevin Chappell
    Kevin Chappell Year ago

    Watching this episode now.
    “Tough time for women”, she says. Tough times for almost everyone, except the bloody king.
    This show needs to get over the feminist agenda. Amy Pond, Martha Jones, and many other women were written and acted as strong central characters without the constant lectures and attitudes.
    I so want this Doctor to succeed, but I fear it won’t.

  • The cult of Fraser lel

    That episode was actually pretty good

  • Eleanor Turner
    Eleanor Turner Year ago

    My expectations of this were low based on previous episodes but this was the first one where I put down my phone to watch. I didn’t even want to go and make a cup of tea! It was the best episode so far in my opinion. I’m finally starting to get into this series. I hope Jodie stays.

  • AnAsianGeek FX
    AnAsianGeek FX Year ago +1

    In this episode the Doctor says she isn't much of a believer in Satan... But she met the literal Devil in her Tenth incarnation

  • A Bored Nerd
    A Bored Nerd Year ago

    I just wish someone would say ‘doctor who?’ Or ‘it’s bigger on the inside’ also I thought this season was supposed to be new fan friendly but literally no one has explained the physic paper

  • Matthew Suffidy
    Matthew Suffidy Year ago

    Hmm this is going to be a tough one... You could beam her out of the lake and send her to Gallifrey for the last of time... perhaps Freaks

  • Notly
    Notly Year ago


  • Robert Payne
    Robert Payne Year ago

    James the first was played too camp and lacked any serious air about him, plus the aliens were revealed too late in the story so had a hurried ending. Sad to say, not the best.

  • Justin Sedgwick
    Justin Sedgwick Year ago

    Yep I was right she did get accused. Oh whoops spoilers.

  • Tandem Yeti
    Tandem Yeti Year ago

    A while back, I saw a comment saying that their English teacher said she played a witch in one of the episode, can't find that comment. I was just wondering weather she was?

  • Donut
    Donut Year ago +1


  • teacup salamander
    teacup salamander Year ago +1

    Harriet Jones needs to be the overarching villain for all of Jodie's run.
    Her master plan is to tell everyone in the galaxy that she is, in fact, Harriet Jones; former prime minister.

  • Andrew Dexter
    Andrew Dexter Year ago

    The property they filmed this episode in is an old manor house near Caerphilly and Bargoed called ''Llancaiach Fawr'' Please google it. Located in South Wales, said to be very haunted !!

  • Call My Name
    Call My Name Year ago +1

    She sucks as the Doctor. Just fire her and chibnall and give us a decent crew

    • Viktor Pedrova
      Viktor Pedrova Year ago

      @DumDumExpress Ah, so might makes right?

    • Viktor Pedrova
      Viktor Pedrova Year ago

      Dude, don't blame the awful writing on her. She's just an actor.

  • garbovskiy.opera
    garbovskiy.opera Year ago +1

    I don't like this doktor

  • Disappointed Optimist

    Does she weigh the same as a duck?

  • Paul Rees
    Paul Rees Year ago +3

    Anyone betting that the villain for this story is yet another white bloke? Hmm, not entirely sure but i think I'm detecting a trend in this series 🤔

    • Paul Rees
      Paul Rees Year ago +1

      @Blap Bloppingham didn't watch it, so will take ur word on it 😉

    • Blap Bloppingham
      Blap Bloppingham Year ago +3

      And WRONG lol.

  • ThunderHawk 7
    ThunderHawk 7 Year ago

    witches get a bad press these days still

  • ThunderHawk 7
    ThunderHawk 7 Year ago

    whats wrong with being a witch these days its bordering on anti witchism lol

  • Andrew Hudson
    Andrew Hudson Year ago

    Next series should be even better.
    Owen jones and Diane Abbott have signed up to be her new travelling companions . In the first episode di gets her years mixed up and goes twelvtymillion into the past instead of the future. Then Owen uses up the rest of the episode sticking up for her. Peace x

  • Drifter
    Drifter Year ago +2

    This is what feminism looks like

    • Drifter
      Drifter Year ago

      @DumDumExpress "Why? Like what about this trailer signals to you that this is in any way a feminist trailer?"
      It perpetuates the feminist trope: Women are oppressed, white man = bad
      "And even if it was, what about it would be so terrible?"
      If you really wanna know watch this video (thexvid.com/video/_ohyaZrEucM/video.html) in which an ex-feminist explain it much more eloquently that i could

    • Blap Bloppingham
      Blap Bloppingham Year ago

      @Drifter That's right, I do.

    • Drifter
      Drifter Year ago

      @Blap Bloppingham I'll bet you do

    • Blap Bloppingham
      Blap Bloppingham Year ago

      Yeah? Well I've enjoyed it, so great.


    Give the master his or her own police box tardis but mainly black with red, this could open many new complex and new interesting story lines. Or, what about the human version of the doctor (David Tennant) that got left behind with rose on the parallel earth, could he not become bitter and twisted living as a human with all that timelord intelligence and be bring David Tennant back as a major series villain, he'd make an awesome villan for the doctor.
    Also, I think it's extraordinarily important that Jodie hopefully stays as the doctor for a good while otherwise it may be the end of doctor who for a long long time.

  • a z
    a z Year ago +1

    //Alexander Harris
    There is a way in which to do “Social justice” messsages tactfully, with hard hitting messages that do not harm the story and plot.
    Chibnall is not delivering that so far. His technique is to point at the past and beat people with the message of “But it still happens today.”//
    So the real root problem is folks becoming triggered because they're suffering "guilt trips" maybe because they're still seeing aspects of those history-based episodes in modern era society.
    The hartnell era often did history stuff, and this current series is reviving that tradition. The fact these history-based episodes are triggering meltdowns and accusations of "PC, white men are evil etc etc" reflects on the people experiencing the meltdowns (yes that includes you alexander harris) . There is no attempt by chibnall or the series to point accusing fingers at modern-era society
    I wondered why the current series was generating such powerful reactions and I want to thank alexander harris for enlightening me

    • a z
      a z Year ago

      BTW the single companion culture only started with pertwee-doctor. I'm pretty sure every episode prior to "spearhead from space" contained 2+ companions...just like the current series. So jodie-doctor is actually reviving TWO traditions

  • Anthony Barratt
    Anthony Barratt Year ago

    The 13th doctor a witch Burn her
    And play some witch finder general music

  • SirDankALot2000
    SirDankALot2000 Year ago

    I cannot tell you how happy I am right now! My eighteenth birthday just so happens to be on the same day this episode airs!!! Can’t wait until then! #doctorwho

  • Yoann
    Yoann Year ago +3

    This looks like another forgetable and annoyingly preachy episode.
    I used to be really eager to watch new who episodes as soon as they would come out, but this season was so boring I only watched Kerblam today, and I gotta say it is the first one of the season that made me feel like I was watching doctor who again. And honestly it was not above a low-tier Russel T. Davies era episode, so not great but watchable and entertaining.
    I mean this season is too serious to be entertaining, and too preachy to be genuinely emotional. I 'member when the show went as dark as to take the entire dying human species and make cannibalize its past self, and all that with great action, great acting, and great writing. I 'member when the show used to treat such a serious subject as Hitler by "putting him in the cupboard", as if he was a cartoon character. Where did it all go ?
    I'm not saying Doctor Who should be politically incorrect (I don't expect it to be South Park or Family Guy), and I'm not saying it shouldn't be political at all either. First of all because it is impossible, but also because it always had some political themes in it. All I'm saying is that I don't like being preached to all the goddamn time. I don't need to be constantly remembered not to be sexist, racist, homophobic, etc... That's just sleep inducing, and frankly insulting.
    Hope Chinballs gets fired.

  • James Toner
    James Toner Year ago +2

    Oh goody, another historical episode, I'll have to buy a six pack of red bull so I can stay awake till the end, what's this week's lecture topic?

    • Ian Cossey
      Ian Cossey Year ago

      @James TonerGlad to have been of assistance.

    • James Toner
      James Toner Year ago

      Actually I've had a change of heart after last night's episode and your right I can't think of a single reason why I'm still watching this, I was hoping it might get better towards the end of the season but that's obviously not going to happen

    • Ian Cossey
      Ian Cossey Year ago

      @James Toner Oh, boo hoo. What a big, brave martyr you are.

    • James Toner
      James Toner Year ago

      Yeah well sorry but the fanbase isnt going to dissapear just because the show is now in the hands of people who haven't the faintest idea what they're doing

    • Ian Cossey
      Ian Cossey Year ago

      @James Toner I don't see how that alters what I said. No likey, watchy. Simple. Why continue to watch if all you're going to do is piss all over other people's parade with your bellyaching?

  • Atum Mirabilis
    Atum Mirabilis Year ago +4

    Force fed political ideology isn't what Doctor Who was supposed to be about. I'm sorry but this season can't get over with soon enough.

  • thunberbolt two
    thunberbolt two Year ago +3

    Oh look another white men bad episode.

    • Ian Cossey
      Ian Cossey Year ago

      @thunberbolt two So which white men were 'bad' in this episode?

    • thunberbolt two
      thunberbolt two Year ago

      @Ian Cossey keep saying that to bad its not true.

    • Ian Cossey
      Ian Cossey Year ago

      @thunberbolt two Bit of a fig leaf argument you're using there to cover yourself (badly). So which white men were 'bad' in this episode?

    • thunberbolt two
      thunberbolt two Year ago

      @DumDumExpress oh and nice us of the logical falacy strawman argument.i never said white men were the villains.just that it would be another white men bad episode.

    • thunberbolt two
      thunberbolt two Year ago

      @DumDumExpress nice us of the logical falcy ad hominem attack.Allso the episode was about the witch trials.Which were headed by white men.Yers I do know what I am talking about.Something that which eludes you.

  • Leila S
    Leila S Year ago +1

    "Don't forget to click below and subscribe to the Doctor Who youtube channel" I can actually imagine the 13th Doctor saying that in the show

  • E Forrest
    E Forrest Year ago

    majesty? if Alan Cumming is playing King James I, then this is way off, he was extremely sceptical of witch hunts and overruled witchhunters several times.

    • ForeverMasterless
      ForeverMasterless Year ago

      I get the sense that the events of this episode might be implied to be the reason why he was that way?

  • maxcardun
    maxcardun Year ago

    No no no you have to see if she weighs the same as a duck to see if she's made of wood. Don't THROW HER INTO THE POND with the wood.

  • Elias Ilonen
    Elias Ilonen Year ago +14

    I can't wait for Chibnall to leave!

    • Kevin Hodgson
      Kevin Hodgson Year ago +2

      @Elias Ilonen Agreed, I'd be fine if she regenerated into another female doctor, just one that has some actual presence on screen and doesn't feel like they're doing a bad impression of matt smith and david tennant.

    • Andrew Chapman
      Andrew Chapman Year ago +2

      @Howie Fisher Yes I have to admit, I thought "The Woman Who Fell to Earth" was quite good. But the other Chibnall episodes not quite as good.

    • Howie Fisher
      Howie Fisher Year ago +3

      @Andrew Chapman Best option I think would be to have Chibnall stay as showrunner (which he is good at ) by drastically cutting the number of stories he writes, doing just the opener and finale maybe - leaving the rest to guest writers. Jodie would then stay ( if that rumour is true, which I am 99.99% certain it isnt) and show how good she is.

    • Andrew Chapman
      Andrew Chapman Year ago +1

      @Duck Thinking the same thing myself, Jodie would have a chance to flesh her Doctor out a bit more.

    • Duck
      Duck Year ago +6

      @Elias Ilonen Its not her,its the writting if Chibnall leaves and she stays maybe the next writter will be better and the show will continue to be good.

  • Harvey Stoner
    Harvey Stoner Year ago +2

    Crazy to actually see praise for this series. Worst we have ever seen

  • Jessicatzen
    Jessicatzen Year ago

    It'll be great to see the story behind some local history! I live a short drive away from Pendle and I've always been interested in the topic of witch trials!

  • tang roro
    tang roro Year ago

    If she really leaves the show, then I will lose all respect to her, a professional actor should not quit their role due to criticism, they should try even harder in sequel or second season.
    I guess that's what happen when you hire someone who has no passion on Doctor Who to play the Doctor

  • Kaiedre
    Kaiedre Year ago

    I really want this episode to be good. It has the potential to be so astounding. Plsplsplsplspls...

  • Zeska Roo
    Zeska Roo Year ago +1

    Here is one thing i have noticed. Has anyone heard of the show called Time Less. This season of dr who is really like the last season of time less. anyone else.

  • Marquis De Potter

    This is gonna be scary... yayyyyyy

  • Doctor Thirteen
    Doctor Thirteen Year ago

    For those of you who think Doctor Who has only recently addressed so-called "PC' issues.

    • The Twelfth Doctor
      The Twelfth Doctor Year ago

      @Doctor Thirteen I already defeated them; I hope Missy is not controlling them again...

    • Doctor Thirteen
      Doctor Thirteen Year ago

      The Twelfth Doctor I have a feeling a Cyberman invasion is coming

    • The Twelfth Doctor
      The Twelfth Doctor Year ago

      Maybe; I'm actually on Darillium; it's been 12 years since I arrived here; if River agree, we could join you for an adventure.

    • Doctor Thirteen
      Doctor Thirteen Year ago

      The Twelfth Doctor Hello. Any chance joining me for an adventure?

    • The Twelfth Doctor
      The Twelfth Doctor Year ago

      Hello, future me. How are you?

  • Johnny Smith
    Johnny Smith Year ago

    Well episode 7 was nice the package was cool and the whole we think it's the robots but it's actually the cleaner was a good plot twist.
    I'm studying the witch trials at the moment so this will be interesting to watch.
    And Lee Mack was great in this story.

    • Johnny Smith
      Johnny Smith Year ago

      Bethan Holly same and to be honest they just let him be him and the little jokes he made where great

    • Bethan H
      Bethan H Year ago

      lee mack and doctor who is the pairing i never even knew i was waiting for

  • Atsume Takahashi
    Atsume Takahashi Year ago +3

    I can't understand why half of people watching Doctor Who hate season 11. Although the season has suffered from some poor writing descions, the majority of episodes have been good and entertaining. Even on rewatching The Ghost Monument, an episode I originally disliked, I actually really enjoyed it. IMHO Jodie Whittaker is a great Doctor, coupling Matt Smith's eccentricity with the essence of Tennant. She's made the transistion to a woman Doctor so effortless, and seems to impact me so much more than the male Doctors (altho I love them too). The new season isn't to PC - after all, isnt Doctor Who a show about acceptance? We havent really explored non-white history over the last 55 years in this show, so it's about time (pun intended) that Doctor Who wided its reaches. All the actors are great (special mention to those who played Astos, Rosa Parks and Judy Maddox) and the regular cast just keep on giving - Graham is always hilarious! Sorry for the essay, but in light of the haters, it seemed nessecary to put it right.

    • Atsume Takahashi
      Atsume Takahashi Year ago

      @S.M.WRAY Thanks! From now on I'm just gonna tune the haters out - they can just go troll elsewhere

    • S.M.WRAY
      S.M.WRAY Year ago

      Atsume Takahashi well said! Brace yourself for the haters squad, they’ll be commenting soon 😂😂

  • John Nicolas
    John Nicolas Year ago +1

    Lol that she wants to quit with chibnall

  • Jacob Craftz
    Jacob Craftz Year ago +2

    Doctor who is amazing. Jodie Whitaker is amazing. But there are not enough episodes. Im not trying to be picky im just saying the last few seasons had much more episodes than this season.

  • Sean Carstens
    Sean Carstens Year ago +1

    So I watched this because of some sort of glitch on amazon prime and so when I thought I was going to watch Kerblam! which is what the episode was labeled as it started playing this episode which I now realize hasn't aired yet!!!

  • Seth Ryan De Los Reyes

    Confused, this episode did not come out yet. On Amazon Prime Video it says episode 7 is Kerblam but it showed this episode!

  • Sarah S
    Sarah S Year ago

    Looking forward to this episode I I look forward for what Jodie Whittaker pulls up in the rest of the seasons you guys are doing great don't listen to other people what they say I will always be a Doctor Who fan no matter what.

  • bingbonga binga
    bingbonga binga Year ago

    Well at least this Doctor doesn't have a women leading a Time Lord by the nose.

  • The BenC
    The BenC Year ago +3

    This is an outrage. Dr Who used to be great. Now it is just a platform for far left ideology.

    • The BenC
      The BenC Year ago

      @Doctor Thirteen There has always been a political awareness in Dr Who and many other shows. The problem is that now it is not subtle. It is not clever. It is outright the main point of many if not most of the episodes.
      I have no problem with a female Doctor nor do I have a problem with minorities. They were great in previous seasons. The problem is not political awareness. Agan, the problem is the far left ideology being shoved into every episode.
      I could leave that behind and the season would still be pretty bad. For example, during the the Rosa Parks episode they break into a hotel room for some reason. Immediately an evil white man police officer shows up and questions them. How did he even know they were there? Did someone see them break in?
      So many things in the stories just do not make sense. Add in strong political bias (this time it is far left but far right politics would be equally as bad) and the show has lost me and many other long term fans.

    • Doctor Thirteen
      Doctor Thirteen Year ago +2

      The BenC
      Please read.

  • MLR.
    MLR. Year ago +1

    Jodie is definitely one of my absolute favourite incarnations of The Doctor ever!!!! Brilliant!!!

  • UnknownGamer
    UnknownGamer Year ago

    A episode that looks like it has a classic episode feeling/ good episode vibe. Oh hell yeah dw don’t let me down again

  • Scampstar
    Scampstar Year ago +1

    This is gonna be forced with to much feminism that it needs to be