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Classic Who Retrospective: The Dalek Invasion of Earth

This won’t be a surprising statement, but I must say that, regardless of the length of the serial or whatever flaws it might have, The Dalek Invasion of Earth is worth it for two simple reasons: the scene in which the Doctor bids farewell to Susan and well, the Daleks crossing Westminster Bridge! 919 more words


"Planet of Giants"

First Doctor, Season Two, Serial One

reviewed by Tom-Tom

During the first moments of the Second Season of Doctor Who, the four time travelers, the Doctor, his granddaughter Susan, and two teachers from Susan’s school Ian and Susan experience a shock as the TARDIS doors open during materialization! 212 more words


Classic Who Retrospective: Planet of Giants

Well, that was nice. I can safely say that Planet of Giants is one of those serials I wouldn’t mind watching several times. It was well paced (especially towards the end) and it gave us a plot that other shows wouldn’t have been able to pull off, not even nowadays. 437 more words


Classic Who Retrospective: The Sensorites

All right, I’m just going to be brave and say it: I didn’t really like The Sensorites. Oh, but let me explain. Had this six-part serial been comprised into a two or even three-parter, it would have been okay. 786 more words


The Gunfighters

Well, here we are again, boys and girls. It’s that time of year. Stars, stripes, fireworks, hot dogs, watery American beer, and all that.

So for all you 4th revelers out there, I thought I’d look at the best of the stories set in America, The Gunfighters. 846 more words

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Classic Who Retrospective: The Aztecs

Writing a Classic Who retrospective is something I had been wanting to do for a long time, but now that I have started it, I don’t know if The Aztecs was the best choice to begin this new adventure. 652 more words