Category Archives: Science Fiction

Prisoner of the Judoon

Season 3 of The Sarah Jane Adventures opens with Prisoner of the Judoon, capitalizing on the popularity of a Doctor Who monster and adding some extras to it along the way.  It’s actually a really surprising episode: while there’s no explicit … Continue reading

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Kamelion the Un-robot

Companion Tropes 37 There have been plenty of missed opportunities in the history of Doctor Who, but Kamelion probably stands out as the most wasteful of all.  He had an introductory story and then almost precisely one year later he … Continue reading

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Primeval

I had to take a long drive for work which lead to one specific thing: for the first time in months, I saw the CD case before I put the CDs into the player!  Now, this wasn’t a big deal … Continue reading

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From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love

Is that really the title?  Yes!  But that’s not all you won’t believe about this blip in the history of the Doctor Who universe.  In March of 2009, we were treated to a one-off episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures, presented … Continue reading

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Vicki the Mentor Companion

Companion Tropes 36 We have arrived at the person who I consider to be the most important ever Doctor Who companion, and she is such an unusual character that there isn’t really an existing trope that will fit the bill.  … Continue reading

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Colditz

Twenty five stories into Big Finish’s main range of Doctor Who CDs and I am reminded that I should never presume.  For instance, last week I made the comment that these stories have a prerequisite: there needs to be an … Continue reading

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Enemy of the Bane

I decided to watch Enemy of the Bane over two nights and walked away from part one laughing.  I could envision the whole scenario… Logging into IDN – that’s the Intergalacted Defeated Network for those of you not in the … Continue reading

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