1)Don't the Time Lords have better ways of delivering their messages?
2)"The 30th Century Empire..." The First Great and Bountiful Human Empire?
3)"I'm not sure I like being descirbed as a 'malfunction'."
4)Hey, it's Geoffrey Palmer!
5)Cliffhanger #1: The guards shoot at Jo and Ky!
6)Oh, that Varan! He's unbelievable!
7)Genocide is a side effect?"
8)Cliffhanger #2: Varan goes to kill the Doctor!
9)I thought Jaeger seemed familiar - he's George Pravda, the guy that played Castellan Spandrell in "The Deadly Assassin".
10)"Did I say I was an Earthman?"
11)It's the Human Bomb!
12)"It's the language of the Old Ones." And the TARDIS doesn't translate it?
13)Cliffhanger #3: Gas!
14)It's Mr. Clean!
15)"Solos takes 200 years to go around its sun."
16)"A life cycle unique in the history of the universe." So they spend spring as humans, then when summer comes they turn into cockroaches and then those guys form the Star Trek where Kirk fought the Gorn? I wonder what they do for fall and winter?
17)Cliffhanger #4: The hull is breached!
18)I'm ready to shoot Ky myself if he doesn't shut up.
19)"You will forgive a short postponement, I trust."
20)"Marshal, you are quite mad." "Only if I lose."
21)"We'd all become unpeople, undoing unthings untogether."
22)Cliffhanger #5: Jo, Cotton and Ky are all in danger of being irradiated!
23)Investigators wear funny hats.
24)"You are a doctor, I take it?" "I am, yes." "Qualified in?" "Practically everything."
25)Gotta give it to the Marshal - he's a fairly capable villain.
26)"Madmen lose." Not always, we don't.
27)"Doctor who, did you say?"
Not bad. Another 70's Pertwee six-parter, that could've been a tighter four-parter, perhaps, but engaging and watchable. One of the extras on the DVD is a look at the presence ( or rather absence?) of non-white actors in Doctor Who and British TV in general, narrated by Noel Clarke. It's quite interesting.
We're two episodes in to this one. Episode one begins (for those who haven't seen it or haven't seen it recently), with a bedraggled old man running through the brush toward the camera. Tracy said, "You better not have slipped in a Monty Python disc."
I'll buy that the Overlords use "mutts" as a shortened version of "mutants," but some of them say "muttants." Is that another British pronunciation Tracy need to add to her list?
I thought of the "It's" guy but left him out of my notes for some reason.
Dunno. I like "Mutts" better than "Muties", though.
I was frankly surprised when I didn't see that reference in your posted notes.
I like "mutts"; "muttants" not so much.
Oh, cool beans! Thanks for letting me know!
Regarding "The First Great and Bountiful Human Empire," did you ever merge your various Doctor future timelines and, if so, is it posted somewhere on this board?
I see several upcoming DVD releases have been announced since the last timeI checked. In addition to "Terror of the Autons", I'm also looking forward to "Planet of Spiders" (last Third Docror) and "Time and the Rani" (first Seventh Doctor). I like the "transition episodes" (including when companions are first introduced and/or leave).