Breaking away from the convention in Philadelphia which I have mentioned a few times (and that we will get back to), I once met Nicholas Courtney at one of those smaller conventions that I used to go to in New York City. Courtney, as most know, is a well-known and much-beloved figure amongst Doctor Who fans thanks to his memorable role as Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart.
(Daily Doctor Who #88)
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So, I was in Indonesia, getting ready to fly home. The Bali airport has good free wi-fi (even better than the Nethersphere, apparently), so I had a quick look and found that the first part of the two-part finale – Dark Water – was expiring from the ABC website in 46 minutes! And, international restrictions meant that I couldn’t watch it right then and there. So…I bought it off iTunes, and watched it on the plane. Then I came home to Australia, and that night, I caught Death in Heaven on the ABC’s site. (I’m a big believer in watching the show legally – amongst other reasons so that in whatever small way, my vote “counts” toward keeping my favorite programs alive.) Continue reading Doctor Who Season 8 Finale – Thoughts and Reactions (and Spoilers, if that’s still a thing)
What on earth–?!
It’s hard to know where to start with Minuet in Hell, the conclusion to the first “season” of Big Finish Doctor Who audios to star Paul McGann. The preview for the story gave one the vibe that it was going to be a psychological thriller, with the story sort-of locked into the mind of a Doctor gone mad, locked in an asylum and without his memory. Continue reading Doctor Who: Minuet in Hell [Big Finish]