Doctor Who – All The Years is a quick examination of what was happening in the world of Doctor Who over all its years of existence. I’m not attempting to create a thorough history–just brief look back at the real-life timeline of my favorite TV show. Go back to the beginning and read about 1963 here.
(Daily Doctor Who #317)
Continue reading Doctor Who – 1985 – All the Years
I’ve had a couple of posts lately about the connections between Doctor Who and Blake’s 7 (here and here).
I’ve also had some posts about some actors I’ve met at conventions (here and here and elsewhere).
Now it’s time to bring these two worlds together! (Kind of like watching Alien vs. Predator, or something).
(Daily Doctor Who #120)
Continue reading Doctor Who Convention Encounters: Blake’s 7 Actors
In thinking about the TV show Blake’s 7 recently (for reasons that will be coming up soon), I’ve been noting how many connections there are between that British science fiction series and another one that we all know and love, Doctor Who. Indeed, when Blake’s 7 hit the United States in the 1980’s, it was really the Doctor Who crowd who formed the fanbase.
(Daily Doctor Who #119)
Continue reading Blake’s 7–the Doctor Who Connections (Part 2–the Actors)
In the wake of the whole COVID-19 pandemic, Big Finish–most famous for their original. licensed Doctor Who audios–began to release a variety of projects for free on a weekly basis. Some of these are “proper” Doctor Who adventures, some are licensed from other sources, and others are completely original. I, of course, have been taking advantage of these. This time around we’re looking at some portions (generally, the first episode) of straight-up adventures of the Doctor himself.
Continue reading Doctor Who: Comic Books Adaptations, Dark Eyes, War Doctor, Robophobia–a Big Finish sampler
The Avengers, before they were Marvel superheroes, were light-hearted spies on British TV. Dapper agent John Steed, played by Patrick Macnee, had numerous partners over the show’s run, but the most famous of these was scientific genius and martial arts expert Mrs. Emma Peel, played by Diana Rigg.
Continue reading The Avengers 8 – the Complete Emma Peel Megaset – The House That Jack Built, A Sense of History, How to Succeed….at Murder, Honey for the Prince