Monthly Archives: May 2014

Classic “Who”- “Attack of the Cybermen”

As I returned The Talons of Weng-Chiang to my friend, I mentioned to him that the current Doctor Who thread on a forum I frequent is titled “Doctor Who – We swear, Timelash isn’t that bad!” From there, the conversation … Continue reading

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Sexism? In MY “Doctor Who?”

University Study on Sexism In BBC’s Doctor Who (Infographic). And the debate continues…

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Doctor Who – “The Oseidon Adventure”

The first time the fearsome Kraals attempted to take over the Earth, with the help of their android agents, things didn’t go quite according to plan – thanks to the time-travelling alien Doctor and his allies at UNIT. This time, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – “Trail of the White Worm”

The legend dates back to Roman times, at least: a great White Worm, as wide as a man, slithers out of the rocks of the Dark Peak Gap to take animals, sometimes even children, for its food. When the Doctor … Continue reading

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The Fifth Doctor – “Last Friday Night”

Oh, Doctor…and Tegan…and Turlough…and Nyssa…and, yes, Adric… (pulled from one of the biggest Six fans I know, which makes it even funnier…)

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Doctor Who – “Energy of the Daleks”

The Doctor and Leela find themselves in the middle of London at the time of a new energy crisis. The GlobeSphere Corporation seems to have all the answers – but several thousand protestors beg to differ. What is the connection … Continue reading

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Classic Who – “The Talons of Weng-Chiang”

Confession time – I’ve only seen a handful of serials from the classic series of Doctor Who. I’ve seen plenty of clips, highlights, scenes, compilations, and even the entirety of Timelash, but I could count the number of stories I’ve … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – “The Wrath of the Iceni”

Britain. The height of the Roman occupation. The Doctor has brought Leela to ancient Norfolk to learn about her ancestors… but has no idea how much of an education she is going to get. Because this is the time of … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – “The Renaissance Man”

To continue Leela’s education, the Doctor promises to take her to the famous Morovanian Museum. But the TARDIS lands instead in a quiet English village, where they meet the enigmatic collector Harcourt and his family. When people start to die, … Continue reading

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