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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #135 on: February 18, 2015, 05:07:56 AM »
The Doctor's Wife is probably my favourite New Who episode going. And Matt Smith isn't even one of my top three Doctors.

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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #136 on: March 12, 2015, 03:49:01 PM »
Find your Doctor Who birthday episode!

Mine is Part 5 of 'The Mutants', featuring the 3rd Doctor. Can't say I remember it. :D
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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #137 on: March 12, 2015, 07:49:13 PM »
Find your Doctor Who birthday episode!

Mine is Part 5 of 'The Mutants', featuring the 3rd Doctor. Can't say I remember it. :D
Day of the Daleks - Part 1
Also featuring Jon Pertwee
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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #138 on: March 19, 2015, 11:16:09 PM »
The Leisure Hive.

Nice to get a Tom Baker episode, though sad that it's the episode that marks the beginning of the Nathan-Turner regime.
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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #139 on: March 20, 2015, 01:44:48 PM »
The Leisure Hive.

Nice to get a Tom Baker episode, though sad that it's the episode that marks the beginning of the Nathan-Turner regime.
Yeah, the show still did some good things with Peter Davison, but it kinda went downhill after Davison left.
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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #140 on: March 20, 2015, 02:26:42 PM »
I actually rather enjoyed the Colin Baker episode Vengeance from Varos.  And I drew a Colin Baker episode, though I can't recall which one.  But I found The Leosure Hive boring and incomprehensible.  The Caves of Androsani, from that same era, was much better.

But I have to confess I've never gotten the chance to see the most interesting Tom Baker episodes; most of what I've seen him in has featured brilliant acting on his part but was otherwise a bore.  In contrast I've seen some thrilling Jon Pertwee episodes, like The Three Doctors.  "I AM OMEGA!!!"  But I've yet to see anything from the Seventh Doctor that was of interest.  In contrast, the snippets I've seen of the black and white doctors look thrilling.  I wish the BBC would remake somee of the lost First Doctor episodes, using the gentleman from A Journey through Time and Space, who looked convincingly like William Hartnell.
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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #141 on: March 20, 2015, 03:20:26 PM »
I actually rather enjoyed the Colin Baker episode Vengeance from Varos.  And I drew a Colin Baker episode, though I can't recall which one.  But I found The Leosure Hive boring and incomprehensible.  The Caves of Androsani, from that same era, was much better.

But I have to confess I've never gotten the chance to see the most interesting Tom Baker episodes; most of what I've seen him in has featured brilliant acting on his part but was otherwise a bore.
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One of the five best Doctor Who episodes of all time.
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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #142 on: March 20, 2015, 04:01:24 PM »
I wish the BBC would remake somee of the lost First Doctor episodes, using the gentleman from A Journey through Time and Space, who looked convincingly like William Hartnell.

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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #143 on: March 22, 2015, 02:05:18 PM »
I actually rather enjoyed the Colin Baker episode Vengeance from Varos.  And I drew a Colin Baker episode, though I can't recall which one.  But I found The Leosure Hive boring and incomprehensible.  The Caves of Androsani, from that same era, was much better.

But I have to confess I've never gotten the chance to see the most interesting Tom Baker episodes; most of what I've seen him in has featured brilliant acting on his part but was otherwise a bore.  In contrast I've seen some thrilling Jon Pertwee episodes, like The Three Doctors.  "I AM OMEGA!!!"  But I've yet to see anything from the Seventh Doctor that was of interest.  In contrast, the snippets I've seen of the black and white doctors look thrilling.  I wish the BBC would remake somee of the lost First Doctor episodes, using the gentleman from A Journey through Time and Space, who looked convincingly like William Hartnell.

IMO the first two doctors have most of the best stories, with Tom Baker close behind. (Pertwee has great moments too). Some great old stories to check out: The Aztecs, The Invasion (lost episodes are reconstructed with animation), Tomb of the Cybermen, Seeds of Death, and, of course, the original story The Daleks.
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Re: Doctor Who
« Reply #144 on: March 22, 2015, 02:16:25 PM »
Tom Baker rules.

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