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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


Day 11: Favorite Costume/Clothing (Classic Edition)

There is only one correct answer for today’s prompt.

Loads of companions have had nifty wardrobes over the years. But no one can compete with the fabulousness of Zoe Heriot’s. 112 more words

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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

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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

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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

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Henry, Mervyn and The Abominable Snowmen (1967)

HAISMAN: Henry, you mad old bugger!

LINCOLN: Why Mervyn, you objectionable old boor!

HAISMAN: Quite ridiculous to see you, old man. Tell me, what are we going to write next? 1,025 more words

Book Review: Doctor Who and the Cybermen by Gerry Davis

Title: Doctor Who and the Cybermen

Author: Gerry Davis

Year written: 1974

Publisher and year: BBC Books, 2011

ISBN Number: 978-1-849-90191-8

This is another book in the series that the BBC rereleased in 2011 from the original Target Books run first released in 1974. 1,862 more words