Category Archives: Fifth Doctor

The Mutant Phase

No matter how good the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa are together, I really have a hard time getting past the Daleks.  The Mutant Phase is the 15th installment in the main range of Big Finish Doctor Who stories and I’m beginning to … Continue reading

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Winter for the Adept

With Big Finish having hit their tenth volume, I was certain that this would be when they “got it right” and had some confidence in their own work.  But after listening, I have to hold out hope for the future.  … Continue reading

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Red Dawn

Unless you’re in a Quentin Tarantino film, the hours from dusk until dawn go very fast.  As the titular dawn takes place at the end of Big Finish’s 8th installment, it um… dawns on me, that this story must be … Continue reading

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The Land of the Dead

Big Finish: they love stories.  And I would say some of this story is lifted from one of my favorite authors; the great H. P. Lovecraft with creatures from the deep terrorizing an Alaskan base.  Another similarity to the works … Continue reading

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Phantasmagoria

By the second Big Finish release, Phantasmagoria, we have the fifth doctor traveling with Turlough.  Right away I was reminded of The Unquiet Dead.  No, not just because of the phrase “what phantasmagoria is this…?” because I do see beyond … Continue reading

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The Sirens of Time

After Doctor Who had faded from our screens and the 1996 movie did a belly flop not unlike a defeated Rutan, it looked like Doctor Who was well and truly over.  But the fans were not content to see it … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Annual (1984)

“Get back, Doctor!” One step closer and I trigger the bomb!” That’s not a bad opening line for the first story in a Doctor Who annual, is it, but before we get to all that it’s worth mentioning that this … Continue reading

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