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Tread Periously — Doctor Who: The Face of Evil

Tread Perilously celebrates its second anniversary by treading safely with the Tom Baker era Doctor Who story, “The Face of Evil.” Despite trying to land in Hyde Park, the Doctor finds himself on a world ravaged by the bitter war … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang

Tread Perilously courts controversy as it takes a look at the Tom Baker era story “The Talons of Weng-Chiang,” one of the highest-regarded stories in the series, but suggested by a listener who hates it. The Doctor and Leela land … Continue reading

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Tread Who Perilously Series 2: Episode 5

Erik and Justin’s journey through time and space bring them to 1968 and the world of the Gonds, conquered by the crystalline Krotons. Erik finally introduces his favorite Doctor to Justin while Justin finds himself quite appreciative of Zoe and … Continue reading

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An Appreciation of the Tom Baker Era (Part 1)

Tom Baker portrayed the Doctor for seven years, the longest run of any of the actors who played the part on television. Originated by William Hartnell, refined by Patrick Troughton and played with class by Jon Pertwee, it is Baker’s … Continue reading

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Tread Who Safely: Spearhead from Space

So, thanks to some various generous Santa-types over the holiday season, I found myself with a large amount of gift-card cash. Feeling secure about splurging, I decided to make a large addition to my classic Doctor Who library. During this … Continue reading

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