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116 - Planet of the Spiders

I begin tangentially with a fact: I love regeneration stories. I didn’t fully appreciate the first one I saw (The Caves of Androzani) at the time, but I didn’t grasp the significance of the Doctor renewing himself. 794 more words

A cosmos without the Doctor scarcely bears thinking about. Doctor Who - The Five Doctors

For me, The Five Doctors defies critical analysis as to watch it is to be twelve again, when it seemed like the best programme ever.  Time may have slightly tempered that enthusiasm, but I still find it’s impossible to rewatch it without a silly grin appearing on my face from time to time. 1,160 more words

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Gotham: Sean Pertwee on the Small Screen and Not Dying?

Gotham: Sean Pertwee on the Small Screen and Not Dying?

Perhaps the most exciting thing about the premiere of FOX’s Gotham tonight is not the story of a “baby” Batman’s beginnings, along with a slew of Gotham City baddies and their origins but the inclusion of Brit actor Sean Pertwee on the small screen and not dying. 30 more words

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9.1 - "Day Of The Daleks"

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On the eve of a historical world peace conference, an assassination attempt on Sir Reginald Styles raises the alarm with UNIT, who are providing security, and throws the conference and the peace it’s hoping to maintain into doubt. 607 more words

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"Robot of Sherwood" has a great first act, but . . . .

I wish “Robot of Sherwood” were as clever as it thinks it is. When I first saw the trailer for this episode, I thought, “Well, I guess Moffat’s giving us the re-imagining of  793 more words

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Will Any Gentleman...? DVD Review

Will Any Gentleman…? is a 1953 comedy film starring George Cole (him from 80s/90s series Minder) and featuring former (although not at the time) Doctor Who actors William Hartnell and Jon Pertwee. 329 more words

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