I have enormous fondness for Jon Pertwee’s Doctor and thoroughly enjoy most stories he features in. Sadly, this adventure suffers not so much from inherent problems as paling in comparison to other great Pertwee classics, and being but a shadow of… 463 more words
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James Chapman’s Top Ten Classic Doctor Who Stories
4. ‘Planet of the Spiders’
BBC1. 6 episodes: 4 May-8 June 1974.
Starring Jon Pertwee as ‘Dr Who’ and Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah-Jane Smith. 1,690 more words
What an exciting title! This serial of four episodes from 1973 is a sweet gem from the third doctor era, both cheesy and enjoyable we may look back on it with raised eyebrows at the special effects and costumes (For Vorg and his assistant it looks like someone let the sixth doctor design their costumes whilst drunk) but it is surprisingly well written and fun. 431 more words