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I wrote about Frankenstein, M.D. before, and, more than halfway through the show, I am obsessed. (Spoilers for the original text and for Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein, none for the show.)

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I first read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley in high school for fun, and while I enjoyed it, I don’t feel like I really “got” some of the themes or really appreciated that a woman invented science fiction. Last year, the Jonny Lee Miller/Benedict Cumberbatch Frankenstein* had a showing nearby, and it rekindled my interest in Frankenstein–but I couldn’t stop thinking about how much I wanted a woman to play Dr. Frankenstein.

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