Tickets are still available for Culture Shock Events’ “Lords of Time 2″ in Brisbane tomorrow, Sunday 15 December 2013. Commencing at 9.00 am at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, the convention features the Second Doctor’s companions Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling and Wendy Padbury, the Third Doctor’s UNIT companion Richard Franklin, Fifth Doctor companions Nicola Bryant and Mark Strickson, and Eight Doctor companion Daphne Ashbrook. 291 more words
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Daleks, as they are prone to do, show up more often than not. Before the great sea change of season 12, Jon Pertwee’s third Doctor faced the last of a timeline across three seasons. 2,704 more words
In-jokes are a major part of Doctor Who and can be found in every aspect of the finished product. From the way Hand of Fear included a scene in a working quarry in reverence to the way quarries provided the backdrop for many an alien planet, to the way the final images of CGI “monsters” like Cassandra and the Gelth are vaguely reminiscent of the voice actresses who brought their words to life, subtle tributes exist through the history of the programme.
The Third Doctor – easily the most dashing, daring, colourful and violent Doctor the series has ever produced. Often found speeding in his old roadster Bessie while wearing an eye-catching velvet jacket before defeating the baddies using Venusian Akido (which is throwing people over your shoulder while shouting ‘Hai!), it isn’t surprising this Doctor and his era’s episodes are some of the most popular in the show.
Jon Pertwee – Spearhead From Space (3rd January, 1970)
I don’t think that this episode particularly sums up the third Doctor’s era, far from it in fact. 510 more words