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A Special Look at: The Green Death

A Special Look at: The Green Death

The Green Death is the final story to feature companion, Jo Grant (whose tenure began during Terror of the Autons). In the following serial, and Season 11 premiere, Sarah Jane Smith would be introduced in The Time Warrior, however, Jo would return in The Sarah Jane Adventures story, “Death of the Doctor.” After mentioning Metebelis III … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Asylum of the Daleks

A Special Look at: Asylum of the Daleks

Continuing from The Doctor, The Widow, and The Wardrobe is Asylum of the Daleks, Like The Name of the Doctor, I disliked it, because both stories require a descent amount of knowledge of the Classic Series in order to fully understand the context of things referenced, which only come off as nonsensical to the casual viewer. … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Hand of Fear

A Special Look at: The Hand of Fear

Continuing from The Masque of Mandragora is The Hand of Fear, featuring the final regular appearance of companion Sarah Jane Smith. According to A Brief History of (Time) Travel regarding the production of the story: In February 1975, the longtime Doctor Who scriptwriting duo of Bob Baker and Dave Martin watched as their most recent contribution, The Sontaran … 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 Masque of Mandragora

A Special Look at: The Masque of Mandragora

The Masque of Mandragora is the first pseudo-historical () since The Gunfighters not to be set in Great Britain. Additionally, the second control room is first introduced which will remain until The Invisible Enemy. Additionally, the story is the first to offer an explanation of how both the Doctor and his companions were able to … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Time Monster

A Special Look at: The Time Monster

Continuing from Season 8 (Terror of the Autons, The Mind of Evil, The Claws of Axos, Colony in Space, The Dæmons) and The Sea Devils is The Time Monster, the second to last story featuring Roger Delgado as the Master, and the final time the Doctor and UNIT would face against him on “present day” … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Heroes: Volume IV – Fugitives

The Best and Worst of Heroes: Volume IV – Fugitives

For previous installments: Heroes (Reborn): Volume VI – Awakening Volume V – Redemption   Compared to Villains, Fugitives starts off a little clunky, but improves quite a bit by the episode, Shades of Gray. Character Analyses Claire Bennet Originally introduced as looking over college brochures with her grandmother, Angela, she would also get captured by Danko, against … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Heroes: Volume V – Redemption

The Best and Worst of Heroes: Volume V – Redemption

Continuing from a previous post on Heroes Reborn is Heroes’ fifth volume (fourth season), entitled Redemption. Madeline Zima of The Nanny played Gretchen Berg,a fellow college student of Claire’s. Wes Ramsey of Latter Days, and Charmed, played Roy. Louise Flecther of Firestarter, Blue Steel, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Cruel Intentions, played Doctor Coolidge, … Continue reading