Doctor Who (Tom Baker) – The Keeper of Traken

  Tom Baker’s penultimate tale as The Doctor was a four-parter written by Johnny Byrne that aired from 31 January to 21 February, 1981. It introduced a new companion, Nyssa (Sarah Sutton) and the return of The Master in the form of Geoffrey Beevers and the  Anthony Ainley. The Doctor and Adric (Matthew Waterhouse) arrive…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Time Monster

  Season 9 of Doctor Who comes to a close with this six-part story that was written by Robert Sloman and aired from 20 May to 24 June, 1972. With a premonition that The Master (Roger Delgado) is back, the Doctor (Pertwee) warns UNIT, and the Brigadier (Nicolas Courtney) to be on the look out, but when he…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Sea Devils

  The Doctor (Pertwee) comes across the Silurians again in this six part-story, The Sea Devils, that was written by Malcolm Hulke and aired from 26 February to 1 April, 1972. Jo (Katy Manning) and The Doctor travel to a remote island off the coast of England where The Master (Roger Delgado) is currently incarcerated. What…

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) – Colony In Space

  This week, the Doctor (Pertwee) gets off Earth in his TARDIS, with Jo (Katy Manning) tagging along in this six-part adventure written by Malcolm Hulke that ran from 10 April to 15 May, 1971. The Time Lords restore the TARDIS’ travelling ability when they learn The Master (Roger Delgado) is up to no good again,…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Claws of Axos

  The Master (Roger Delgado) stirs up more trouble this week for the Doctor (Pertwee), Jo (Katy Manning) and UNIT, when he arrives with a biological UFO whose inhabitants have designs on the planet Earth and whose power the Master wants to use to repair and steal the Doctor’s TARDIS. This four part story was…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Mind of Evil

  The Master (Roger Delgado) returns to menace the Doctor (Pertwee), Jo (Katy Manning) and the Brigadier (Nicholas Courtney) with a machine, inhabited by an alien parasite that feeds on the evil impulses of the mind. This six part story was written by Don Houghton and aired from 30 January to 6 March, 1971. The…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – Terror of the Autons

  The Autons and the Nestene are back in the season 8 opening story for Pertwee’s Doctor, which sees a new companion at his side in the form of Jo Grant (Katy Manning). The four episode story was written by Robert Holmes and ran from 2 January to 23 January, 1973. And minutes into the story…