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Foam, Screams, and Seaweed: Fury from the Deep

“Fury from the Deep” is one of the entirely lost stories from the Patrick Troughton era. A few clips survive (thank you, Australian censors!), but all the rest is missing. 1,666 more words

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"The Moonbase" is not one of Troughton's best

I’m pretty forgiving of a lot of the problems that plagued some of the classic Doctor Who serials. The series was notorious for its shoestring budget, which tended to show in the quality (or absence) of  practical effects. 685 more words


Episode 059: The Moonbase

“Clever. Clever. Clever.”

Well, if the Cybermen are that bloomin’ clever, they’d target the more body-conscious members of The Moonbase crew with their veiny virus too. 78 more words

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Return of the Yeti: The Web of Fear

Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart is one of the iconic characters in Doctor Who history.  For years, however, his debut story was lost to the BBC junkings of the 1970’s.   1,578 more words

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The War Games

Edward Brayshaw as the War Chief and Patrick Troughton as the Doctor in Troughton’s last Doctor Who story as the series lead, “The War Games, from 1969. 36 more words


A Rediscovered Gem: The Enemy of the World

I had always hoped that another random episode or two of Doctor Who might be discovered, but the return of a full story…that seemed incredibly improbable.   1,334 more words

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Visitors from the Red Planet: The Ice Warriors

“The Ice Warriors,” while entertaining, is the low point of the Doctor’s travels with Jamie and Victoria.  Although it introduces a memorable new alien species, it has many flaws.   1,388 more words

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