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A Report From Gallifrey One

Taking a short break from Doctor Who and the Green Death to talk about the fun I had at the Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles this past weekend.

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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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A Look Back: The First Doctor novelizations

Doctor Who fiction essentially began with the November 1964 release of Doctor Who in an Exciting Adventure With the Daleks.  A novelization of The Daleks, the second-ever Who TV serial, it was penned by David Whitaker, then just wrapping up his … Continue reading

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LI Who convention report

This past weekend, November 8th through 10th, 2013, saw the first dedicated Doctor Who convention on Long Island in over 20 years, with 1100 guests descending upon the Clarion Hotel by MacArthur Airport.  Long Island is the place where I grew … 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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Mission to the Unknown

Airdate: October 9, 1965 Written by: Terry Nation Directed by: Derek Martinus The Story So Far: On the jungle planet of Kembel, the Daleks are secretly amassing an intergalactic alliance to help them invade the Solar System, while an Earth … Continue reading

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