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‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Tenth Planet’

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Here we are on the final TV story of the William Hartnell/First Doctor era of ‘Doctor Who’ and it’s the first one to feature the Cybermen. ‘The Tenth Planet’ is a four-part adventure that takes place in the South Pole in 1986. The Cybermen are from the planet Mondas, Earth’s long lost twin planet. The fourth episode of ‘The Tenth Planet’ has been animated, whilst the regeneration scene between William Hartnell into Patrick Troughton is still intact. You can watch ‘The Tenth Planet’ either on DVD or via Britbox. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Ark’

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It’s time for the first proper ‘Doctor Who’ adventure to feature Jackie Lane as Dodo Chaplet as a travelling companion in the TARDIS with William Hartnell as the First Doctor and Peter Purves as Steven. In this four-part story, the TARDIS ends up inside a ship that’s on its way to a planet called Refusis II. The Doctor, Steven and Dodo also meet the alien Monoids, who have single eyes in their mouths. Ugh!!! You can watch ‘The Ark’ either on DVD or via Britbox. Continue reading

Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Colin Baker on Blu-ray #6

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It’s time for us to come to an end with Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Colin Baker. Today, we look at the sixth and final story in Season 22 of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘Revelation of the Daleks’, featuring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri. They come up against Terry Molloy who returns as Davros as well as his creations, the Daleks, at Tranquil Repose on the planet Necros. They also come up against a superb guest cast of characters in the story. Continue reading

Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker on Blu-ray #1

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Last Christmas, I received the Season 17 Blu-ray box set of ‘Doctor Who’ with Tom Baker. It’s time to check out the six stories featured in that season, as I’ve updated my reviews on them. Season 17 of ‘Doctor Who’ stars Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor, Lalla Ward as Romana and K-9 (voiced by David Brierley). Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘The Evil of the Daleks’ (Doctor Who)

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It’s time to check out another ‘Doctor Who’ animation to fill in the gaps of missing black-and-white ‘Doctor Who’ stories from the 1960s. Today, it’s time for ‘The Evil of the Daleks’, one of my favourite ‘Doctor Who’ stories from the Second Doctor era. It features Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, Frazer Hines as Jamie and the debut of Deborah Watling as Victoria. Continue reading

Before ‘Time Lord Victorious’

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Next week, the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ review season of ‘Doctor Who’ will begin! Before that happens, please feel free to check out my reviews on the ‘Doctor Who’ stories featured in the ‘Road to the Dark Times’ Blu-ray, which I had a chance to check out over Christmas from December 2020 to January 2021. Continue reading

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 #4

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It’s time for the fourth story of Season 8 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Jon Pertwee and it’s called ‘Colony In Space’. This six-part adventure by Malcolm Hulke has the Third Doctor going off Earth with Jo in the TARDIS to the planet Uxarieus where they meet colonists, face IMC miners and confront the Master once more. Continue reading

‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ (Doctor Who) on Blu-ray

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Over Christmas 2020 and early 2021, I’ve been checking out the ‘Time Lord Victorious – Road to the Dark Times’ collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories on Blu-ray. This is in preparation for me to check out the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ event that’s happening from 2020-21 with books, audios and comic tales. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘Rainbow – Songs, Rhymes, Stories & Tales’

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I’ve had a nostalgic Christmas present this year! Let’s talk about ‘Rainbow’, the children’s TV series. I used to watch ‘Rainbow’ on VHS back in the day when I was a kid in the 1990s. The original show ran from 1972 to 1992, although it’s more likely that I watched episodes of ‘Rainbow’ from the 1980s. 😀 Continue reading