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The Keys of Marinus, “The Keys of Marinus”

Barbara, Altos, and Sabetha choose not to involve the Doctor as they unveil who kidnapped Susan last episode. They figure out it was Kala, the wife of the relief guard, who was working with the Court Prosecutor. 375 more words


DOCTOR WHO Part 1: The Classic Series

Ah, here’s another one I’ve been wanting to do for a while.  Yes, DRPinney already writes about DOCTOR WHO on this site, but having recently gone through the franchise, I thought it was time to take a stab at this. 519 more words

General Nerdery

The Keys of Marinus, “Sentence of Death”

In the criminal justice system of Marinus, there are two seperate yet equally important groups. The first group is people unjustly accused the murder. The second are renegade time travelers who act as their counsel. 384 more words


The Keys of Marinus, “The Snows of Terror”

We’ve arrived on the ice level of Keys of Marinus and how’s everyone doing so far?

…Slowly freezing to death? No wonder the Doctor’s always around, leave for just a couple episodes and everyone’s slowly freezing to death. 276 more words


The Keys of Marinus, “The Screaming Jungle”

Susan, Barbara, Ian, Altos, and Sabetha arrive from Morphotron to the titular screaming jungle, in search of the second Key of Marinus. Along the way, they navigate a jungle temple full of deathtraps. 252 more words


The Keys of Marinus, “The Velvet Web”

The crew finds Barbara in the city of Morphoton, which appears to be an idyllic civilization waiting on them hand and foot. Their host, Altos, even offers a lab for the Doctor, so they’re convinced to stay the night, while a servant girl, Sabetha, puts small disks on their foreheads. 324 more words


The Keys of Marinus, “The Sea of Death”

Today we start the first part of the Keys of Marinus. I know of this serial only by reputation, and its reputation isn’t very good, but I’m not going to let that bias prevent me from trying to approach this with a fresh perspective. 433 more words