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This week’s news roundup.

In science, noted Professor Eric Stahlman makes a public statement on a controversial drilling procedure.

In Doctor Who news, previously unseen footage emerges of 1968 classic ‘The Mind Robber’. 18 more words

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The Dominators (TV Story) Review

Title: The Dominators
Norman Ashby (AKA Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln)
Original Broadcast: 
10 August 1968 – 7 September 1968

Again, not the greatest season opener; The Dominators is a cheap-looking butchering of a pretty intelligent and witty script, with an entire list of problems that bog it down. 455 more words


Defending The Krotons

If you ask Fraser Hines which of his stories he likes the least, he will say “The Krotons” (or “The Croutons,” as he likes to call it). 1,802 more words

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Cybermen in London: The Invasion

Following on the heels of the wildly inventive “The Mind Robber,” “The Invasion” is a more typical Doctor Who story.  It is the fifth appearance of the Cybermen on the show and shares some similarities with their previous stories.   1,650 more words

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Doctor Who - "The Tomb of the Cybermen"

The once-feared Cybermen have disappeared from the universe without a trace. On Telos, a lost colony of the extinct silver giants, a secret expedition arrives from Earth on a quest to find their last remains. 3,856 more words

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Two Turtle Doves

From the journal of Victoria Waterfield:

“… We had an odd interlude during our recent adventures. As usual, the Doctor was aiming for somewhere more relaxing and pleasurable than our previous stops, but of course we ended up in the most frightful trouble. 1,297 more words


Season Five: Overview and Ranking

Doctor Who: Season Five (1967/68)
2 September 1967 – 1 June 1968

The Second Doctor now comfy in the role, Patrick Troughton stars alongside Frazer Hines, as Jamie McCrimmon, and Deborah Watling, as Victoria Waterfield, in the fifth season of Doctor Who. 609 more words

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