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The Best and Worst of GCB

The Best and Worst of GCB

My love for GCB as a TV series remains as devout as my own family’s motivation to undermine everything that I hold dear, so, you know, this is serious business. On top of that, it features an ensemble cast of many familiar faces. The amazing Kristin Chenowoth: Annie Potts from Designing Women, and Ghostbusters film … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Heroes: Volume III – Villains

The Best and Worst of Heroes: Volume III – Villains

For previous installments: Heroes (Reborn): Volume VI – Awakening Volume V – Redemption Volume IV – Fugitives   Villains is a considerably clunky volume being only slightly better than Generations. I  honestly could barely handle getting through watching this one. The main foe this volume is none other than Arthur Petrelli, who isn’t much a great … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Sontaran Experiment

A Special Look at: The Sontaran Experiment

Continuing from Robot and The Ark in Space is The Sontaran Experiment, the shortest story of the 1970s. According to A Brief History of Time (Travel) regarding the production of the story: Since 1971, a Doctor Who season had been comprised almost exclusively of four- and six-part stories. As he developed the outline of the programme’s twelfth … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Planet of the Spiders

A Special Look at: Planet of the Spiders

Following The Green Death is Planet of the Spiders, the final story to feature Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor and the first to feature Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor. Additionally, this is the last story to also feature the Whomobile. The next story would be Robot. According to A Brief History of Time … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Monster of Peladon

A Special Look at: The Monster of Peladon

Following The Curse of Peladon is The Monster of Peladon, the last story to be featured on the planet Peladon, and the last story to feature the Ice Warriors until 2013’s Cold War. According to A Brief History of Time (Travel) regarding the production of the story: Brian Hayles’ The Curse Of Peladon, broadcast in early 1972, … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Invasion of the Dinosaurs

A Special Look at: Invasion of the Dinosaurs

Following The Green Death and The Time Warrior is Invasion of the Dinosaurs, which features a significant plot twist in Captain Mike Yates betraying UNIT as a result of his traumatic experience, and as such, also features the last regular appearance of Yates. It also features the first appearance of the Whomobile. According to A Brief History … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Eleventh Hour

A Special Look at: The Eleventh Hour

Continuing directly from The End of Time is The Eleventh Hour, which is the first full story to feature the Eleventh Doctor along with the number of the incarnation of the Doctor being directly referred to in the title. Additionally, this is Steven Moffat’s debut as the new showrunner, new title sequence, and TARDIS interior. … Continue reading