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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Snowmen

Tread Merrily begins three weeks of Christmas specials with the Doctor Who story “The Snowmen.” Despite isolating himself from the universe, The Doctor finds himself drawn to a mystery in 1892 London. He and a barmaid named Clara note snowmen … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Ultimate Foe

Tread Perilously wraps up its look at Doctor Who‘s 23rd season, “The Trial of a  Time Lord,” with part 13 (by Robert Holmes) and part 14 (by Pip & Jane Baker) — collectively known as “The Ultimate Foe.” When the … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: Terror of the Vervoids

Tread Perilously’s examination of Doctor Who‘s 23rd season, “The Trial of a Time Lord,” continues with parts 9-12: “Terror of the Vervoids” by Pip & Jane Baker. The Doctor finally mounts his defense by introducing into evidence an adventure from … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: Mindwarp

Tread Perilously continues its examination of Doctor Who‘s 23rd season, “The Trial of a Time Lord” with parts 5-8: Philip Martin’s “Mindwarp.” Continuing his case, The Valeyard introduces into evidence The Doctor’s visit to Thoros Beta; where he and Peri … Continue reading

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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 Unicorn and the Wasp

Tread Perilously concludes a topping month of Doctor Who with the 1920s themed “The Unicorn and The Wasp.” When the Doctor and Donna land in the English countryside, they find themselves guests of Lady Edison, whose quaint weekend party features … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani

Tread Perilously continues its Doctor Who month with Peter Davison’s swansong in “The Caves of Androzani.” When the Doctor and Peri arrive on Androzani Minor, they find themselves caught up in the complex struggle to control a substance known as … Continue reading

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