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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Mysterious Planet

Tread Perilously settles in to watch one entire season of Doctor Who. Season 23, to be exact, the infamous “Trial of Time Lord.” This week: Parts 1-4 of the Trial, Robert Holmes’s “The Mysterious Planet.” When the Doctor is pulled … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma

Tread Perilously returns to the Colin Baker era with “The Twin Dilemma.” The Doctor’s recent regeneration seems to be failing and he decides to meditate in a cave on Titan III. But at the same time, his old mentor Azmael … Continue reading

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Tread Who Perilously Series 2: Episode 4

Erik and Justin’s travels through space and time bring them back to the 1980s and Justin’s least favorite period: the John Nathan-Turner era. This week’s tale, “Time and the Rani” sees the Doctor regenerate into one of the Istari, a … Continue reading

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Tread Who Perilously Episode 2

Erik and Justin continue their travels in time and space, landing in 1985 and watching the Colin Baker era story “Timelash.” Written by Glen McCoy and produced by John Nathan-Turner, it is considered by many — including io9.com — to … Continue reading

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An Appreciation of the (Colin) Baker Era

So, with the announcement of a new Doctor played by an actor who previously appeared on the show before becoming the titular Time Lord, I thought it might be a good time to talk about a previous actor who appeared … Continue reading

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