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Seasons 10, 12, 18 and 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker and Peter Davison

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At the time of this blog post, I’m currently checking out the Season 24 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Sylvester McCoy. I’m looking forward to sharing updated reviews on ‘Time and the Rani’, ‘Paradise Towers’, ‘Delta and the Bannermen’ and ‘Dragonfire’ sometime soon on my blog. Stay tuned for news! Continue reading

Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #5

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Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #3

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We’re back with another story in the Season 8 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee! It’s time for ‘The Claws of Axos’, the third story in Season 8 and the first story by writers Bob Baker and Dave Martin for the TV series. The Third Doctor, Jo, the Brigadier, Mike Yates and Sgt. Benton tackle the menaces of the Axons and the Master in this one. Continue reading

Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #2

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It’s the 1st of June today! We begin this month by continuing to look into Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee! Today, we’re taking a look at the second story of Season 8 called ‘The Mind of Evil’, featuring Jon Pertwee’s Doctor with Katy Manning as Jo Grant, Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, and John Levene as Sgt. Benton where they confront Roger Delgado as the Master. Continue reading

Convention Memories – ‘Big Blue Box 2’

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It’s time for another ‘convention memories’ blog post by me today and I’m sharing my memories of the first convention I attended in 2013 for the 50th anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’. And it’s also the first convention that I ever attended to not have Sarah Sutton there. I know! How shocking is that?! Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Doctors: The Jon Pertwee Years’

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In May 2020, I received four ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilations for my birthday, including ‘The William Hartnell Years’, ‘The Pat Troughton Years’, ‘The Tom Baker Years’ and ‘The Sylvester McCoy Years’! Over Christmas 2020, I had four more ‘Myth Makers’ DVD compilations – ‘The Jon Pertwee Years’, ‘The Peter Davison Years’, ‘The Colin Baker Years’ and ‘The Paul McGann Years’!!! 😀 Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘The Third Doctor Adventures’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve done my reviews on the first volume of ‘The Third Doctor Adventures’ by Big Finish in ‘Doctor Who’! Today, I’ve added my reviews on the two stories featured in the CD box set. I’ve enjoyed these stories as they do echo the essence of what the Jon Pertwee era of ‘Doctor Who’ was about. 🙂 Continue reading

Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Jon Pertwee on Blu-ray #5

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We’ve come to the end of Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ through this ‘revisitation’ of it via Blu-ray. I’ve enjoyed re-watching Season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray. I hope you have too. To finish off, we’re looking at the six-part season finale called ‘The Green Death’. It features the last TV appearance of Katy Manning as Jo Grant. Continue reading

DVD review – ‘The Mind of Evil’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, I’ve added my ‘Doctor Who’ DVD review on ‘The Mind of Evil’ starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor; Katy Manning as Jo Grant; Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier; Richard Franklin as Mike Yates; John Levene as Sergeant Benton and Roger Delgado as the Master. This story comes from Season 8, Jon Pertwee’s second season as the Third Doctor. In this, the Doctor, Jo and U.N.I.T. deal with a mind-attacking parasite. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who and the Claws of Axos’

       

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Today, I’ve added my review on the novelization/audiobook called ‘Doctor Who and the Claws of Axos’ by Terrance Dicks. This is a novelization on the ‘Doctor Who’ story, ‘The Claws of Axos’, featuring the Third Doctor, Jo Grant, the Brigadier, Mike Yates, Sgt. Benton, U.N.I.T. and the Master. The audiobook is read by Richard Franklin who played Mike Yates in the TV series. Continue reading