Tag Archives: Sarah Jane Smith

K9 and Company

I’ve got an idea for the title sequence.  Why don’t we do that American TV thing where we cut together a lot of exciting bits of the first episode? But we’re scheduled to film the title sequence first. OK, then … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Reviews, Science Fiction, Spinoffs, Television | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Hand of Fear

Well, I quite liked her, but I couldn’t stand him.  Never has a companion reflected the views of the viewers more thoroughly.  Judith Paris manages to portray a genuinely alien being in Eldrad. The excellent costume design aids her performance, … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Fourth Doctor, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The Brain of Morbius

Anyone who watched Doctor Who as a child will understand what I mean when I say that it can be difficult to appreciate certain stories without looking at them through the prism of childhood.  Just as we love some stories … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Fourth Doctor, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Pyramids of Mars

It’s no wonder the Doctor seems scared.  Sutekh is a threat like no other, a primal, mythical force of destruction, who really can bring a “gift of death” on a massive scale if he is set free.  There is nothing … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Fourth Doctor, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Planet of Evil

Never was there a more inappropriate title for a Doctor Who story (OK, maybe The Waking Ally), because the antimatter on Zeta Minor is not evil.  It even lets Sorenson go on his merry way despite being the cause of … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Fourth Doctor, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Planet of the Spiders

It’s the end, but the moment has been prepared for, when the Doctor stole the blue crystal from Metebelis III at the start of The Green Death, and then gave it to Jo in an attempt to think of a … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television, Third Doctor | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

The Android Invasion

This is one of those Doctor Who stories that it is fashionable not to like.  That has always baffled me because it is one of my favourites and the reasons given for not liking it have always struck me as … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Fourth Doctor, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Downtime

It was a funny old world being a Doctor Who fan in the 90s.  I had watched quite a bit of 80s Doctor Who but wouldn’t really have described myself as a fan, but from 1992 onwards I was a … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Reviews, Science Fiction, Spinoffs, Unofficial Videos | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

The Sontaran Experiment

You know those press conferences that happen before boxing matches, where the opponents do a bit of pre-fight trash talking?  I’m still waiting for the one where somebody calls the other one an “unspeakable abomination”.  But that’s beside the point. … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, Fourth Doctor, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

The Time Warrior

Oh, I could murder a cup of tea. …and at that moment the British viewing public fell in love with Sarah Jane Smith.  It was no thanks to Robert Holmes though.  Just look what Elisabeth Sladen has to contend with … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Entertainment, History, Reviews, Science Fiction, Television, Third Doctor | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments