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Don't judge a lost tale by its orphan

So I finally got around to watching The Underwater Menace DVD yesterday. I echo much of the feedback that has already been shared online – the telesnaps are very disappointing, and do not really convey well the sense of what is going on – certainly compared to the other telesnaps I have seen ( 382 more words


47 - The War Games

We proceed briskly from the first regeneration story to the second, and to a story that deservedly is described as ‘epic.’ Much like Hartnell’s final adventure was also significant for the first appearance of the Cybermen, Patrick Troughton’s swansong is not only significant for his departure, but also for the first ever appearance of the Doctor’s home planet of Gallifrey (albeit unnamed in this story). 425 more words

Second Doctor

Oh My Giddy Aunt!

Oh my giddy Aunt…. who on earth is this strange woman and why does she have pet Cybermen???

48 - The Tenth Planet

This review really needs no introduction. To long-time fans of Doctor Who, this is quite possibly the most important surviving story, even surpassing An Unearthly Child… 682 more words

First Doctor

Day 8: Favorite Quote (Classic Edition)

There are some corners of the universe which have bred the most terrible things. Things which act against everything we believe in. They must be fought. 36 more words

Doctor Who

Movie triple bill

As you may be aware, BCAFC lost and Thistle are out of the Scottish Cup.

Last night I watched a movie triple bill consisting of Despicable Me, Zoolander and The Gorgon. 68 more words


Wanderers in the fourth dimension

I recently said that I much prefer the old series of Doctor Who (1963 – 1989) to the new series.

The William Hartnell era (1963-66): 970 more words