Tag Archives: Fourth Doctor

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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Robot Monster

Title: Doctor Who and the Giant Robot Televised as: Robot Written by: Terrance Dicks Teleplay by: Terrance Dicks Televised in: December 1974/January 1975 Published in: March 1975 Chapters: Five through Twelve I realized a bit of the way through that, … Continue reading

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New Body, New House

Title: Doctor Who and the Giant Robot Televised as: Robot Written by: Terrance Dicks Teleplay by: Terrance Dicks Televised in: December 1974/January 1975 Published in: March 1975 Chapters: One through Four That’s one interesting cover, isn’t it? It’s a pretty … Continue reading

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8 Thoughts on “Into the Dalek”

Airdate: August 30, 2014 Written by: Phil Ford and Steven Moffat Directed by: Ben Wheatley The Story So Far: The Doctor is asked to heal a Dalek by a couple of soldiers named Blue; Clara has an awkward meet-cute with … Continue reading

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The 50th Anniversary Specials

I am casting all objectivity aside for this one.  Let’s face it, Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary is Chanukah and Rosh Hashanah all rolled together into one for me.  It’s also my own personal 29th anniversary as a fan — I once … Continue reading

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The Leisure Hive

Novelization by: David Fisher TV script by: David Fisher Episode aired: August/September 1980 Novelization released: July 1982 Overview: The year 1982 alone saw the novelization of six of Season 18’s seven stories; The Leisure Hive, the season premiere, was only the 4th story … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Cybermen

Novelization by: Terrance Dicks TV script by: Gerry Davis Episode aired: April/May 1975 Novelization released: May 1976 Overview: This was the 3rd Cybermen story to be novelized, following The Moonbase and The Tenth Planet.  Gerry Davis had written the earlier two novels, … Continue reading

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