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Patrick Troughton was the best ever Doctor Who

Rassilon appears to have smiled favourably on me, the timing working out such that I get to post this the day after the anniversary of Troughton’s début in the role. 515 more words

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My Top 6 Second Doctor Stories

Continuing on with my Doctor Who countdown with my favorite Second Doctor stories.

As I mentioned in my last countdown post there are several missing episodes and even entire stories missing from the 1960s  2,795 more words

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The Omen (1976)

-Heavy Spoilers

If you’ve been following my 61* Days of Horror series, there’s no way that you couldn’t have guess that The Omen, the penultimate in religious horror, would be the perfect ending to this series. 562 more words


Doctor Who: 12 of the most frightening episodes for Halloween

Doctor Who may be billed as a family affair, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t allowed to be scary.

From terrifying mummies to despicable Daleks, the show is great at coming up with twisted creations to terrify its audience – guaranteeing a few sleepless nights into the bargain. 1,052 more words


Second: The Mind Robber

Writer: Peter Ling

Director: David Maloney

Producer: Peter Bryant

Companions: Jamie McCrimmon (Frazer Hines), Zoe Heriot (Wendy Padbury

Season: 6, episode 2 (5 parts)

Summary:  355 more words

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The Omen (1976, Richard Donner)

The Omen is a terrible bit of cinema. It’s a long bit, almost two hours, filled with Jerry Goldsmith’s–shockingly Oscar-winning–chant filled “scare” score. It doesn’t scare. 673 more words


Episode 38: The Abominable Snowmen

Episode 38: The Abominable Snowmen
Second Doctor
Companions: Jamie, Victoria
Written by Gerald Blake
Directed by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln
Wikipedia Entry

High in the Tibetan Himalayas, the Doctor discovers creatures who threaten a monastery. 476 more words

Missing Episodes