Saturday, 31 December 2016

Episode 16: The Highlanders Episode 2: The Lost and the Found

Floundering on things to talk about in this clunker, Nick, Luke and Ben resort to giving pet names to motor cars and theorising where all the missing episodes are. Certainly not in Scotland, that's for sure.

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Episode 15: The Highlanders Episode 1: The Massacre of St. Boring-mew's Eve

Russian planets and all sorts of other trickery try to entice Luke, Nick and Ben into the Highlanders. An epic resistance occurs.

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Episode 14: The Power of the Daleks Episode 6: Decline and Fall of the Dalek Empire

This Dalek denouement is a bit rushed, but is ultimately forgiven for its political points, Patrick Troughton's Second Doctor and the concept of Roman Daleks.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Episode 13: The Power of the Daleks Episode 5: Pure Terror

The effectiveness of the Daleks is reviewed by Luke, Nick and Ben as well as their standing in political terms and their effect upon the world at large.

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Episode 12: The Power of the Daleks Episode 4: Down a lonely Rhodesia

Ben finds a lot of current information about Rhodesia and proceeds to link it to the story about colonial rebels and Daleks. Luck and Nick watch bemused from an echo chamber.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Episode 11: The Power of the Daleks Episode 3: Powerplay

Nick, Ben and Luke discover the continuation of a great and complex thriller-cum-mystery that blends scientific greed, colony trouble and an eternal battle between some pepper-pots and a man tootling on a recorder beautifully.

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Episode 10: The Power of the Daleks Episode 2: Battery of the Daleks

Luke, Nick and Ben discuss the ramping up tension, the difference between scientists and governors and discover a chilling connection between Daleks and batteries.

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Episode 9: The Power of the Daleks Episode 1: The Whitaker Renaissance

Nick, Ben and Luke sing as many praises about this episode as they can. Troughton, Vulcan, Daleks, the lot is a great piece of television.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Episode 8: The Tenth Planet Episode 4: The Hats are Off

Nick, Luke and Ben discuss moody lighting, learn something about the concept of twin planets and discover the meaning behind the immortal line; "Keep warm".

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Episode 7: The Tenth Planet Episode 3: The War Historical.

Luke, Nick and Ben take a sharp turn into the world of War Historicals at the same time the episode does. Bombs, ventilation shafts and the nice Doctor Barclay are all involved.

Saturday, 22 October 2016

Episode 6: The Tenth Planet Episode 2: Cyber-Sound

From an echo chamber, a loud Ben and less loud Luke and quiet Nick review the effectiveness of the Cybermen, the ideals of technology during this period and plug Spare Parts.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Episode 5: The Tenth Planet Episode 1: International

This serial dares to be international and somewhat progressive. The trio take it to task for succeeding and failing at the same time.

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Episode 4: The Smugglers Part 4: Horsey

In a desperate attempt to reach the end of this serial, the trio descend to making animal noises. Anything to get away from these stereotypical pirates.

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Episode 3: The Smugglers Part 3: Pacy

The change of pace is noted, as is the continuation of race and violence issues and the serial gets the best alternative title ever.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Episode 0: 1966 And All That

Hello and welcome to Doctor Who: Fifty years ago. To start with: what was 1966 like? Ben, Nick and Luke try to figure it out.

Episode 2: The Smugglers Part 2: Racy

Everything starts to heat up in part 2, in the sense that it would evaporate liquid nitrogen

Episode 1: The Smugglers Part 1: Classy

Ben, Nick and Luke embark on the first part of the first adventure in their own adventure.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Episode 2 now available!

Corresponding to the weekly schedule, here's Episode 2 of the Smugglers, in which youths and races in the context of the 1960s are discussed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZMOT1vDZ-M

Friday, 16 September 2016

Episodes now available!

Episode 0 and The Smugglers: Episode 1 are now up and live on YouTube for your digestion.

Episode 0 surmises what we're looking for in Season 4, whilst we discover a lot of Class-based issues in The Smugglers Episode 1.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

What we're about and a Channel Trailer for YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzlwO9HFWwE

Join Ben, Luke and Nick as they take an historical look at Doctor Who episodes of yesteryear, watching them on the fiftieth anniversary of their broadcast date, comparing them and its context to the modern day.

On YouTube and other internet-y things.