Category Archives: Eighth Doctor

Zagreus

I have been working my way through the first 50 Big Finish releases debating if I wanted to go immediately onward or if I should pause here and try some other Big Finish products.  I struggle because this episode is … Continue reading

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The Target Storybook

When I was a kid, nothing was more exciting than getting a new Doctor Who book from the TARGET book range.  I utterly adored them.  Then, one day, I finished the collection and there were none left to collect.  When … Continue reading

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Neverland

“I… am become…” Wait just a damned minute.  “I am become”?  You mean, “I have become”?  Robert Oppenheimer made this quote popular with his feeling about the nuclear bomb: “I am become death, the destroyer of worlds” but he was … Continue reading

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The Time of the Daleks

Last week you may recall me writing about Embrace the Darkness, wherein I mentioned starting a 3 hour drive to Maryland.  For the ride back, I listened to The Time of the Daleks.  Oh boy, we start off with Rassilon quoting Shakespeare, because… … Continue reading

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Embrace the Darkness

Embrace the Darkness had something going for it for me.  I was starting a long drive to Maryland at 5am when I started listening to this one.  There was no light at all, and wouldn’t be for about an hour … Continue reading

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Seasons of Fear

I knew it was going to be a hard task to come up with something nearly as good as Big Finish’s last story, but I go in with high hopes, having zero memory of what’s to come.  Seasons of Fear … Continue reading

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The Chimes of Midnight

I had been well ahead of myself with my writing until I came to this story.  After listening to it, I did not write my normal review because I was stumped. The Chimes of Midnight is the first story I had a … Continue reading

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Invaders from Mars

We’ll take Manhattan!  And Staten Island too!!   Well this was a surprise.  I don’t know how I’d forgotten that my old hometown, an island something like 13 miles by 5 miles in size, should be referenced in a Doctor Who story.  … Continue reading

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Minuet in Hell

With a title like Minuet In Hell, I could see we were planning on treading some darker waters.  Coming off last week’s Lovecraft Special, that might sound like a tough task, but considering how lackluster that story was, maybe it’s … Continue reading

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The Stones of Venice

Let me get this right:  cultists? A subspecies of water dwellers complete with webbed toes and fingers?  Mysterious resurrections?  Gold coffins? Otherworldly paintings?   A Sinking City?  “Ia!  Ia!  Cthulhu Fhtagn?”  Ok, maybe that last one isn’t mentioned, but from the … Continue reading

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