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A Special Look at: Terror of the Autons

A Special Look at: Terror of the Autons

Serving somewhat as a sequel to Spearhead from Space, Terror of the Autons introduces the Doctor’s new companion, Josephine “Jo” Grant, as well as the Doctor’s arch-nemesis, The Master. Additionally, the story introduced the character, Captain Mike Yates, and it was the first story in which John Levene, who plays Sgt. Benton, was given an … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The End of Time

A Special Look at: The End of Time

The End of Time features the final regular appearance of David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor, while simultaneously introducing Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor. It stands as the fifth Christmas Special, and the first New Year’s Special. It also features the last appearance of Elizabeth Sladen in Doctor Who proper, although she would appear … 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

A Special Look at: The Silurians

A Special Look at: The Silurians

Doctor Who and the Silurians is the first story to feature the Silurians, the Doctor’s car Bessie (a canary-yellow Edwardian roadster part of his compensation package from UNIT for being their scientific advisor), as well as actor Geoffrey Palmer playing Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Defence Edward Masters. Palmer would return to the revived series as Captain Hardacker in Voyage of … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Logopolis

A Special Look at: Logopolis

Continuing from The Keeper of Traken is Logopolis, the final story of the Fourth Doctor, while simultaneously introducing Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor. Additionally, the story introduced a interim version of the Doctor called the Watcher, though what triggered it’s creation is never fully explained, although the best explanation may be from the SciFi … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Resurrection of the Daleks

A Special Look at: Resurrection of the Daleks

Resurrection of the Daleks sees the return of Davros and the Daleks since Destiny of the Daleks. Additionally, it sees the final appearance of companion, Tegan, who had previously departed during Time-Flight, only to immediately reappear again during Arc of Infinity. Addtionally, it introduces the villain, Gustave Lytton, who would survive this story and one … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 1

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 1

Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Season 5 Season 4 Season 3 Season 2   Charmed started out so differently from how it ended, as according to Bustle‘s article, “10 Things From The ‘Charmed’ Pilot You Never Noticed Because Alyssa Milano Wasn’t Always Phoebe“: In the late 1990s, the now-defunct WB network took up real … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Vengeance on Varos

A Special Look at: Vengeance on Varos

Vengeance on Varos is the first story to introduce the Sil and Mentor species. Certainly, there is a lot of political relevance regarding this story, as according to the Politics and Law of Doctor Who‘s blog post, “Vengeance on Varos: or, why English and Welsh trials aren’t televised“: The opening scene of Vengeance On Varos (1985) contains … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 2

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 2

Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Season 5 Season 4 Season 3   Lochlyn Munro of Jake 2.0, Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda, and Smallville, has a recurring role as Jack Sheridan. Greg Vaughan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch, joins the cast as Dan Gordon.   The Best: Witch Trial, Morality Bites, … Continue reading