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An incredibly languid sojourn through the "Doctor Who" canon, with illustrations from the Topps 1979 baseball card set.

Terrance’s Top Ten

It’s almost impossible for me to quantify how many hundreds of hours of enjoyment I’ve derived from Terrance Dicks’ Doctor Who books over the years.  It’s almost impossible to overstate how many expressions and phrases from Dicks’ books have worked … Continue reading

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Terrance Dicks

Title: Doctor Who and the Power of Kroll Written by: Terrance Dicks Teleplay by: Robert Holmes Published in: May 1980 Terrance Dicks was 84 years old when he died, but my initial reaction — on seeing the first of many … Continue reading

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Twice Upon a Time by Paul Cornell [podcast]

Originally posted on Trap One:
The TARDIS takes the Doctor to the South Pole to meet his first incarnation as they both struggle with the decision to regenerate. My co-host this week is Jason Miller (@drwhonovels), to discuss Paul Cornell’s…

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Diamond Dogs by Mike Tucker [podcast]

Originally posted on Trap One:
The Doctor and Bill arrive on a diamond mining facility orbiting Saturn, and get caught up in intrigue, sabotage and an alien war. Download this episode (right click and save) Joining me to discuss Mike Tucker’s…

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Planet of the Buddhists

Title: Doctor Who and the Planet of the Spiders Televised as: Planet of the Spiders Written by: Terrance Dicks Teleplay by: Robert Sloman  and Barry Letts Screen Credit to: Robert Sloman Televised in: May/June 1974 Published in: October 1975 Chapters: … Continue reading

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One World, One People, One BOSS

Title: Doctor Who and the Green Death Televised as: The Green Death Written by: Malcolm Hulke Teleplay by: Robert Sloman  and Barry Letts Screen Credit to: Robert Sloman Televised in: May/June 1973 Published in: August 1975 Chapters: Ten and Eleven … Continue reading

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For That Lean, Mean, Mean, Green

Title: Doctor Who and the Green Death Televised as: The Green Death Written by: Malcolm Hulke Teleplay by: Robert Sloman  and Barry Letts Screen Credit to: Robert Sloman Televised in: May/June 1973 Published in: August 1975 Chapters: Six through Ten … Continue reading

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