Friday, 31 January 2020

Episode 5: (Doctor Who) and the Silurians Episode 1: Classy and Dumb

The episode walks a fine line between eminently respectable and completely absurd. Ben, Luke and Nick love this and will happily talk about it, if only because they think they're the same as the show they like. They can but dream.

Friday, 24 January 2020

Episode 4: Spearhead from Space Episode 4: NesTENe out of NesTENe

Marks for this alien invasion, and its effect on the watching public? Well, have a guess. We also talk about rockets and leftist purges, just to spice up this excellent conclusion to this good serial.

Friday, 17 January 2020

Episode 3: Spearhead from Space Fleshy Scobie's Dynamite

An episode which talks about espionage, human like mannequins and the glory of it being in colour, as we slowly move towards an awe-inspiring conclusion, hence the allegory of dynamite.

Friday, 10 January 2020

Episode 2: Spearhead from Space Episode 2: Arguments about Aliens

Ben, Luke and Nick get themselves embroiled in a few arguments about characters, alien invasions, sci-fi realism and fantasy and many other things included in this episode of Doctor Who: Fifty Years Ago.

Saturday, 4 January 2020

Episode 1: Spearhead from Space Episode 1: Robert Holmes' Script Meteorite

Season 7 begins, and the 1970s begins. Robert Holmes throws his rejected scripts into space, and they come back to Earth looking suspiciously like Quatermass II. Ben, Luke and Nick review this episode, the media, dolly-birds and colour television.