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The Mutants

I knew next to nothing about this story before I started, which is always my favourite way of approaching a serial. Not knowing whether the popular consensus is positive or negative allows me to form an unbiased opinion, as I would for a brand new adventure. 378 more words

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The Sea Devils

It’s a testament to how brilliant Roger Delgado’s Master is that an absence of just two stories can lead to such a sense of triumph in his return. 467 more words

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Picture of the Day: Hold Me!

From 1970: Jon Pertwee and Nicolas Courtney laugh it up during filming of Doctor Who and The Silurians


Rugrats, reactionaries and Invasion of the Dinosaurs (1974)

I have a confession to make. I watch other Whos outside my random list. Well of course I do. You wouldn’t have me not watch new episodes like as they go to air, right? 1,235 more words

The "Modern Dandy" Three

For an entire generation of *ahem* older Doctor Who fans, Jon Pertwee will always be the best and most adored incarnation of the character. A dedicated follower of fashion both on-screen and off, Jon Pertwee was a modern dandy with a clear and distinct sense of personal style. 1,039 more words

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The Curse of Peladon

Where did that come from? Out of nowhere, having not anticipated anything particularly special, this was one of my favourite serials in a long time. I think the element of surprise is a huge factor – it’s so far removed from the rest of Pertwee’s tenure so far that the Brig et al don’t even get so much as a cameo. 400 more words

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Picture of the Day: Behind Door #2

From 1971: Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning during filming of Colony in Space.