Doctor Who (Sylvester McCoy) – Battlefield

The 26th and final season of regular Doctor Who got under way with this four part story written by Ben Aaronovitch which aired from 6 to 27 September, 1989. The Doctor (McCoy) and Ace (Sophie Aldred) are joined in this adventure by a familiar face, the Brigadier (Nicholas Courtney) and UNIT. I love that there is…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – Planet of the Spiders 

  And just like that, we come to the last adventure of Pertwee’s Doctor. His last story, Planet of the Spiders, was penned by Robert Sloman, and ran from 4 May to 8 June, 1974. At UNIT headquarters the Doctor and Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney) are questioning a mesmerist in the Doctor’s exploration of psychic phenomena,…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Daemons

  The last story of Season 8 is viewed this week. This one was decidedly fun, and though it starts off playing some of the spookier elements, those are quickly pushed to the side, which is too bad, as they were really entertaining and made for a rather unique Doctor Who story, a type that…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – Inferno

  Season 7 and Jon Pertwee’s first as The Doctor comes to an end with this seven part story that was written by Don Houghton that ran from 9 May to 20 June, 1970. It was the first story to see the Doctor slip sideways through time and space and end up on a parallel…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) and the Silurians

    The Doctor (Pertwee) encounters a prehistoric terror this week, as he and UNIT plunge into this 7 episode story that was written by Malcolm Hulke and ran from 31 January to 14 March, 1970. When UNIT and the Doctor are called in to power failures at a nuclear facility, a series of underground caves…