Tag Archives: Vicki

The Crusade

It only takes about six seconds for this story to wash away the foul taste of The Web Planet.  We open in the 12th century, in the Holy Land, where King Richard the Lionheart (the ubiquitous Julian Glover) is falcon-hunting and … 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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The Rescue

You wouldn’t think there would be a whole lot to discuss here, honestly.  The Rescue, the first story produced in Doctor Who‘s second production season, is essentially a two-part filler episode designed to introduce Vicki, the replacement companion for Susan. … Continue reading

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