Tag Archives: Dennis Spooner

Power of the Daleks

Airdates: November/December 1966 (6 episodes) Written by: Dennis Spooner, from scripts by David Whitaker Screen Credit to: David Whitaker Directed by: Christopher Barry The Story So Far: The TARDIS lands on Vulcan (a different one) at the exact moment that … Continue reading

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The Daleks’ Master Plan (Episodes 7-12)

Airdates: December 1965/January 1966 Written by: Terry Nation (Episode 7); Dennis Spooner, from an idea by Terry Nation (Episodes 8-12) Directed by: Douglas Camfield The Story So Far: The Daleks are still allied with the Guardian of the Solar System … Continue reading

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The Daleks’ Master Plan (Episodes 1-6)

Airdates: November/December 1965 Written by: Terry Nation (Episodes 1-5); Dennis Spooner, from an idea by Terry Nation (Episode 6) Directed by: Douglas Camfield The Story So Far: The Daleks ally with the Guardian of the Solar System to conquer Earth, … Continue reading

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The Time Meddler

Airdates: July  1965 Written by: Dennis Spooner Directed by: Douglas Camfield The Story So Far: The TARDIS lands on a Northumbrian beach in late summer 1066, where the time travelers encounter a wristwatch, a gramophone,  electric lights, and a very … Continue reading

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The Web Planet

Up to this point,  watching Doctor Who from the beginning, I have tried to maintain a positive attitude.  I’ll find the good in anything (even in The Sensorites or The Rescue).  If an episode’s plot is bad or the writing is bad … Continue reading

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The Romans

When you’re watching Doctor Who in sequence, one episode a night, it takes you about two months to get to The Romans.  In that time, you’ve followed this crazy little show backwards in time, to visit cavemen and Robespierre, and far into … Continue reading

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