Doctor Who: Flux – The Halloween Apocalypse Review

I was of two minds about how to cover Doctor Who’s thirteenth series (since the revival) as it’s being billed as one six-part story titled “Flux”. As we got nearer the date though I thought to myself, if there is ever a series to cover each episode on this blog it’s Doctor Who, and given each episode has its own subtitle all the better. So here we are! Chapter 1 of “Flux”, subtitled “The Halloween Apocalypse”. Was it any good? Let’s take a look…

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Doctor Who: The Devil’s Hoofprints Review

The second story in the latest Third Doctor boxset sees the return of the Doctor / Sarah Jane dynamic with Sadie Miller continuing the fantastic impression of her mum to go along with the always fun Tim Treloar as the Doctor and Jon Culshaw at The Brigadier. Returning actors aside though what’s the story like? Well, it’s good, though it may never surprise you. Let’s take a look…

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Doctor Who: Conspiracy in Space Review

The release of a new Third Doctor set is always a reason to celebrate in my eyes, though I’ll admit this opener being a sequel to the fun but quite dull Frontier in Space had me slightly worried. Conspiracy in Space is two episodes shorter and so does manage to keep itself moving forward and generally kept me entertained. Let’s take a closer look!

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Doctor Who: Dalek Universe 3 – The First Son Review

It’s time for the final Dalek Universe set and we kick off with a more self-contained story that does at least set up the Davros and Dalek-filled two-part finale while also telling its own tale. Is that tale any good though, that’s the main question and frankly the answer is… It’s alright. Let’s take a look!

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Bernice Summerfield – Missing Persons Review

We reach the end of the “Box Set Era” of Bernice Summerfield (well, the “box sets not called ‘The New Adventures of” era anyway) and after a pretty poor final part to the previous box I wasn’t going into this with a lot of enthusiasm. Did it exceed my expectations? Meet them? Fail to even reach them?! Let’s find out!

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Bernice Summerfield – New Frontiers Review

Before we get to a new long string of main Doctor Who content to sprinkle across my blog I thought I’d quickly fill in two gaps in the “Spin Offs” section, namely the last two Bernice Summerfield boxes and the second and third series of River Song… so two female archaeologists in a row! Aren’t we lucky? When we last left Benny she is still getting used to her new group of allies and trying to reconnect with her dog-like son. Where did she go from there? Let’s find out!

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Professor Bernice Summerfield and the Plague Herds of Excelis Review

So here we reach the end of the Excelis story and have the debut of the original Bernice Summerfield series on the blog (don’t expect any more of those any time soon… though I will at least finish the box set era of Benny soon!) What I thought was just an extra tacked onto the trilogy with The Doctor and Greyvorn turns out to be really important as with the return of Iris Wildthyme comes the actual explanation of the mysterious relic and how the planet ends up in ruins… Let’s take a look!

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Doctor Who: Excelis Decays Review

The final part in this Excelis “Saga” (with one Bernice Summerfield spin-off still to come!) isn’t quite up to the same level as the previous two that came before it. Decays isn’t bad, it’s just not up to the same standard and is a lot more straight forward, and less funny to boot. Oh well! What’s it like overall? Let’s find out! 

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Doctor Who: The Evil of the Daleks Review

It’s that time again! Another mostly missing serial has been given the full animation treatment and this time it’s the seven part Dalek epic “The Evil of the Daleks”, a story that at the time was meant to write the titular aliens out of the show for good. Taking place in then-modern England, Victorian England and the planet Skaro itself it does a lot to justify its runtime, but does it do enough, or does it suffer from obvious padding? Let’s find out!

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