DOCTOR WHO: A Viewer’s Guide for Beginners

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DOCTOR WHO: THE ULTIMATE FOE Will Stomp Your Brain

“Trial of a Time Lord: Parts 13-14: The Ultimate Foe” – Season 23, Serial 4, Story 144d – The Trial of the Sixth Doctor comes to an end, but not before subjecting us to silly plot twists, another trip into the always stupid Matrix, terrible acting, hack writing, and Mel. The Valeyard plays Magus to…

DOCTOR WHO: MINDWARP Me to the End of Love

“Trial of a Time Lord: Parts 5-8: Mindwarp” – Season 23, Serial 2, Story 144b – The Trial of the Sixth Doctor enters its second phase, as the Valeyard uses the recent events on Thoros-Beta to illustrate the dangers of the Doctor’s interference. The Doctor and Peri run into old foe Sil, get embroiled in…

DOCTOR WHO: REVELATION OF THE DALEKS: Who Needs Who?

“Revelation of the Daleks” – Season 22, Serial 6, Story 143 – The Sixth Doctor and Peri discover that the cryogenically frozen subjects of Tranquil Repose are actually being turned into Glass Daleks by Davros, who’s so unloved that there are three sets of people trying to stop him: The Doctor, Orcini the Assassin, and…

DOCTOR WHO: Let’s Not Do the TIMELASH Again

“Timelash” – Season 22, Serial 5, Story 142 – The Sixth Doctor and Peri end up on Karfel, where the Borad has built a time corridor that he uses to exile people to 12th century Scotland. Because Screw Scotland. When DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE had their readers rank the first 200 DOCTOR WHO serials in order…