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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 Perilously — Doctor Who: Snakedance

Erik and Justin return to Doctor Who with the Peter Davison era episode “Snakedance” and wonder how the show survived with John Nathan-Turner in the producer’s chair. When the TARDIS arrives on Manussa, Tegan dreams of a snake god known … Continue reading

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Tread Who Perilously Series 2: Episode 7

Erik and Justin’s next stop in their televisual adventures brings them to 1978 and the Fourth Doctor’s first Greek myth-inspired story, “Underworld.” The Doctor and Leela help the Minyans aboard starship R1C find the P7E, missing in space for 100,000 … 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 Series 2: Episode 2

Erik and Justin continue their travels through time with a stop in that most dire of eras, early 80s England. Justin discovers what happens when the Doctor wears decorative celery and Erik recalls the number of script editors who passed … Continue reading

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