THE MONSTER OF PELADON

Part One

Sue: Peladon… Peladon… The name definitely rings a bell.

I sigh. For lots of different reasons.

The Monster of PeladonSue: Oh yeah, Peladon. I remember now. What have we come back here for? Peladon’s a shit-hole.

Things immediately get off to a very ropey start.

Sue: It’s Mad Max with badgers.

The miners of Peladon are attacked by an unseen force and they run away, in fear of the almighty Aggedor.

Sue: Oh ...

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THE CURSE OF PELADON

Episode One

The Curse of PeladonSue: So what’s Peladon? Is it a person or a place? Or maybe it’s this oil painting? Is it a cursed oil painting? Am I close?

She’s talking about the opening model shot.

Sue: And I guess these must be the corridors that everyone will be running up and down later. I’ve seen better, to be honest.

In the throne room, King Peladon referees an argument between ...

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THE SEEDS OF DEATH

Episode One

Sue: It’s just the two of us again; just the way it should be.
Me: You should probably tell Gary to avoid any Doctor Who conventions for a while. Just until the fuss dies down.

The Seeds of Death takes place in the future. You can tell it’s the future because people seem to be wearing their underpants on top of their plastic jumpsuits. When Ronald Leigh-Hunt strides into the T-Mat base as Commander Radnor, Sue recognises him immediately.

Sue: It’s ...

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THE ICE WARRIORS

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The Ice WarriorsSue: These opening credits are HUGE! Brian must be really proud of this story. Actually, I’m surprised that RTD didn’t go in for credits like this.

When we are introduced to the bedlam that is the Brittanicus Base, Sue immediately has a problem with its central computer.

Sue: Is there a Dalek loose on this base? Is that why everyone is panicking?

The next thing that Sue notices is – ...

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