The Five Doctors

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The Five Doctors
Daleks, Yeti, Cybermen… BINGO!

We watched the original broadcast version of The Five Doctors. Sadly, I couldn’t source an off-air copy with the Children in Need ticker running across the bottom of the screen. I hope this doesn’t invalidate the science at the heart of this experiment.

The Five DoctorsNicol: I’m not watching any William Hartnell with you. You can forget it.

Me: Be patient, Nicol.

Sue: Don’t worry, Nic. Neil’s promised me ...

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Inferno

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Inferno
Is it just me, or is it getting hot in here?

Episode 1

InfernoSue: Isn’t this the same location as last week?

The Doctor strolls into this week’s high-tech installation.

Sue: Hang on, isn’t this the same story as last week as well? And the one before that?

But something isn’t quite right at this high-tech installation, and, just as a poor man is about to have his skull caved in by a wrench, we cut ...

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The Ambassadors of Death

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The Ambassadors of Death
Oh, Ambassadors of Death, you are really spoiling us…

Episode 1

The Ambassadors of DeathThis story begins with Ronald Allen staring intently down the camera lens.

Sue: Oh, it’s the man from Crossroads. He’s been in Doctor Who before, hasn’t he? I’m surprised they asked him back after what happened last time.

And then the title sequence picks up where it left off.

Sue: What the **** was that? Did they just ...

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Doctor Who and the Silurians

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Doctor Who and the Silurians
With pristine location filming now a distant memory, how long will the honeymoon period last?

Episode 1

Doctor Who and the SiluriansThe opening titles immediately provoke a reaction from Sue.

Sue: Is this the first time we’ve seen the words Doctor Who and the… in the title?

Me: The first and only time.

Sue: You sound annoyed. What’s wrong?

Me: Well, you probably won’t have a problem with it because you think the ...

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Spearhead from Space

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Spearhead from Space
It’s Adventures with the Wife in Space – in colour!

Episode 1

Spearhead from SpaceSue is up in arms as soon as Pertwee’s face appears.

Sue: So is that it, then? That’s the regeneration?

Me: No, this is just the title sequence.

Sue: But it’s a massive spoiler! It ruins his big entrance. Oh no, not Robert Holmes again!

The action kicks off at a radar tracking station.

Sue: Ah, colour! This looks lovely. However, even ...

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