Tag: Tom Baker

  • Doctor Who: A Personal Journey Through 60 Years of Time and Space

    Doctor Who: A Personal Journey Through 60 Years of Time and Space

    Reading Time Approx: 14 minutes Introduction Many millions of words have been written on the subject of Doctor Who which raises the question what is there really left to say. However, as we approach the 60th anniversary of the show, I feel compelled to write about my own connection with the show, a connection that…

  • City of Death – More Adams Than Who?

    City of Death – More Adams Than Who?

    Reading Time Approx: 5 minutes For the majority of its running time there is remarkably little death in City of Death, that does leave me wondering if there’s a deeper meaning I missed or they just thought it was a cool title. There is some eventually, but for the majority of its running time this…

  • Terror of the Zygons Review

    Terror of the Zygons Review

    Reading Time Approx: 4 minutes Terror of the Zygons is a significant story for a number of reasons, not least of which being it was the last regular appearance of both the Brigadier and Harry Sullivan. Personally I consider it the send off for UNIT as a whole, although I suppose you could argue for…

  • Logopolis Review –  Was the Moment Prepared For?

    Logopolis Review –  Was the Moment Prepared For?

    Reading Time Approx: 4 minutes I have an inescapable fondness for Logopolis that I’m sure clouds my judgment of the story. I would have been 8 (coming up for 9) years old when the story first aired and while I’d been watching Doctor Who my entire life Tom Baker was the only Doctor I had…

  • The Invisible Enemy

    The Invisible Enemy

    Reading Time Approx: 3 minutes Interesting Concepts Undermined By Execution The Graham Williams era of Doctor Who is often characterized as low budgets, an excess of humor and Tom Baker hamming it up. There is some disagreement amongst fans about whether all of those are actually bad things, but The Invisible Enemy is a pretty…