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A Special Look at: Destiny of the Daleks

A Special Look at: Destiny of the Daleks

Continuing from The Armageddon Factor is Destiny of the Daleks, which sees Romana regenerate into the form of Princess Astra of Atrios. Additionally, this story sees the  the return of the Daleks with their creator, Davros, since Genesis of the Daleks, with the final script written by Terry Nation, who wrote the original Dalek story. According to … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Warriors of the Deep

A Special Look at: Warriors of the Deep

Continuing from Arc of Infinity, Snakedance, Mawdryn Undead, Terminus, Enlightenment, The King’s Demons, and The Five Doctors is the 21st Season premiere, Warriors of the Deep, which sees the return of the Silurians since 1970’s The Silurians, and the Sea Devils since 1972’s The Sea Devils. While the script was certainly very interesting, the special effects are impossible … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Last Christmas

A Special Look at: Last Christmas

Last Christmas is the tenth annual Christmas Special of Doctor Who, and the first to feature the Twelfth Doctor. Arguably, it is a great improvement to The Time of the Doctor, the previous year’s Christmas Special. As seen in this clip from The End of Time, Santa Claus parks Rudolph just like the Tenth Doctor … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Armageddon Factor

A Special Look at: The Armageddon Factor

The Armageddon Factor concludes the season-long story involving the Key to Time (see The Ribos Operation, The Pirate Planet, The Stones of Blood, The Androids of Tara, The Power of Kroll). Additionally, it also features the final appearance of Mary Tamm as Romana, and the Black Guardian appears for the first time. Furthermore, it features Lalla Ward’s … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Five Doctors

A Special Look at: The Five Doctors

Following Tenth Anniversary Special, The Three Doctors, is the Twentieth Anniversary Special, The Five Doctors, which continues from Arc of Infinity, Snakedance, Mawdryn Undead, Terminus, Enlightenment, and The King’s Demons. An unprecedented five incarnations of the Doctor are featured on screen with this special, with the Fourth Doctor’s footage being utilized from the unproduced Shada, and Richard … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Power of Krull

A Special Look at: The Power of Krull

Continuing from The Ribos Operation, The Pirate Planet, The Stones of Blood, and The Androids of Tara is The Power of Krull, the worst story of the entire season in my humble opinion. Much like another episode I will covering soon, the special effects are far too obvious to actually make this a really good story. According to … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Androids of Tara

A Special Look at: The Androids of Tara

Continuing from The Ribos Operation, The Pirate Planet, and The Stones of Blood is The Androids of Tara, certainly one of the lesser stories of the bunch, but not the worst of the bunch. One element that becomes apparent in featuring triples of Romana à la Xena: Warrior Princess as according to TARDIS Musing‘s article, “Doubles Trouble“: … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Curse of Peladon

A Special Look at: The Curse of Peladon

The Curse of Peladon, which introduces the planet Peladon, the Galactic Federation along with it’s delegate Alpha Centuri, and the first appearance of Patrick Troughton’s son, David, as Peladon of Peladon. He would later appear as Professor Hobbs in Midnight. Additionally, it featured the fourth appearance of the Ice Warriors. According to A Brief History … Continue reading