Category Archives: Spinoffs

The Nightmare Man

We’re back with season 4 of The Sarah Jane Adventures and I’m reminded what an odd show this is.  We start off with Luke recording himself on a video camera to let the audience know about The Nightmare Man.  While … Continue reading

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The Gift

Season 3 ends much where it began: with the Slitheen.  Just before the start of the official series, we had From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love, and we are ending with our favorite species from that unspellable planet.  Is it the gift we … Continue reading

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Mona Lisa’s Revenge

Well, Phil Ford has a good track record, so I’ll throw him a bone here.  This is a pretty weak story for a few reasons.  First off, Mona Lisa’s Revenge tries to be funny and hip but forgets that one Tom … Continue reading

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The Eternity Trap

There are some things Doctor Who does wrong.  The titles of episodes have never been strong, going with archaic “The This of the That” pattern instead of something clever like a word or phrase that could explain the situation.  (For … Continue reading

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The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith

Gareth Roberts does it again with another winning story for The Sarah Jane Adventures!  The story starts off easily enough.  Luke, Clyde, and Rani all notice some unusual behavior with Sarah Jane and they want to know what’s going on.  … Continue reading

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The Mad Woman in the Attic

This might be one of the best episodes of The Sarah Jane Adventures for a very basic reason: the monster of the week isn’t a bad guy.  That might seem simple, but too often the alien visitor is there to … Continue reading

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Prisoner of the Judoon

Season 3 of The Sarah Jane Adventures opens with Prisoner of the Judoon, capitalizing on the popularity of a Doctor Who monster and adding some extras to it along the way.  It’s actually a really surprising episode: while there’s no explicit … Continue reading

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