Category Archives: Science Fiction

Fallout: The Tsuranga Conundrum

We’ve come to a point in our series about fallout from season 11 episodes that I have to say, I’ve got nothing.  This episode, while not well loved, did get one thing right: it gave us an episode that is … Continue reading

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Adam the Foil

Companion Tropes 7 On the odd occasion where I’ve had to buy jewellery, this is what always happens: I find what I want to look at, and a woman with a couple of inch’s thickness of makeup takes it out … 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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Fallout: Demons of the Punjab

When looking at the repercussions  of season 11, episodes like Kerblam! and Resolution, make it easy from the point of view of finding a flaw in the story.  And by flaw, let me explain that I don’t mean the story … Continue reading

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Doubting Ben Jackson

Companion Tropes 6 A doubting Thomas is somebody who won’t believe things without first hand experience.  The origin of the term is of course the Apostle Thomas in the bible, who would not believe in the resurrection of Jesus until … Continue reading

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Alternate Realities: Hand of Fate

You know, some days you’re just in the mood for a light game.  Nothing too detailed or heavy.  So you ask a friend and they tell you, “ooh, you’ve got to try Hand of Fate“.  They’re all excited when they … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Annual (1983)

The 1983 Doctor Who Annual might have the blurriest photographic cover ever, but there seems to be a genuine attempt to make it more appealing to fans of Doctor Who than previous annuals.  The big change is the effort that … Continue reading

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