Tag Archives: Mickey

Mickey the Tin Dog

Companion Tropes 16 Me?  I’m their Man in Havana.  I’m the technical support.  I’m… Oh, my God, I’m the tin dog. That’s probably Mickey Smith’s most famous line, from the Doctor Who episode School Reunion.  It’s a funny moment, but … Continue reading

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Journey’s End

This article covers the episodes The Stolen Earth and Journey’s End, which together form a single Doctor Who story, and a story that arguably represents the peak of Doctor Who’s popularity.  It captured 45% of the viewing audience, received an … Continue reading

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The Parting of the Ways

This article covers the episodes Bad Wolf and The Parting of the Ways, which together form a single Doctor Who story.  Having said that, this is the least straightforward two-parter of the 2005 series, with two tonally different episodes.  First … Continue reading

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Boom Town

Sandwiched between two exciting two-part stories, Boom Town is a chance to pause for breath and tie up a few loose ends.  Necessity is the mother of invention, and this is the cheap episode, utilising an existing monster costume and … Continue reading

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Aliens of London

This articles covers the Doctor Who episodes Aliens of London and World War Three, which together form a single story. In Classic Doctor Who alien invasions were nearly always the result of whole races of aliens being evil, or having … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Fireplace

The Russell T Davies era of Doctor Who could be akin to a soap opera at times, and that was undoubtedly a big part of its success. There is no criticism implied in that statement.  Steven Moffatt takes that approach … Continue reading

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School Reunion

School Reunion has it all, and stands as a fine example of how to appeal to the established fans and the new viewers of Doctor Who at the same time. The Krillitane are there to entertain the kids, whilst the … Continue reading

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