UNIT: Assembled – Part II: Tidal Wave

Oh, Josephine Grant Jones how I’ve missed you! Some things never change and we should all count ourselves lucky to know that Jo is one of those things. Katy Manning is, as always, utterly delightful. And teaming her up with Ingrid Oliver on a daring adventure? SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY.  And then, to…

UNIT: Assembled – Part I: A Call to Arms

Take notes, people, because this is how you marry two generations of UNIT together properly. And I know it’s been done before–and done well–but there’s something about this that just feels so right. Getting John Levene and Richard Franklin to team up with Gemma Redgrave and Ingrid Oliver is–quite simply–sublime. This is in no small…

Day 29: Favorite Story (Classic Edition)

I feel like today is another one of those days where my answer could easily depend on my mood, so I had to set myself some criteria. The best way I could think to do it was to narrow the entire list down to just the stories I would watch for, say, comfort viewing. I’m…

Day 24: Favorite Season (Classic Edition)

Okay, I’m honestly sort of regretting ever wanting to do this challenge in the first place. I am, by nature, horribly indecisive and once forced into a decision, I will nearly always second guess myself and/or feel a sort of soul-crushing guilt for not choosing something else. Today is one of those days. In thinking…

Day 17: Saddest Moment (Classic Edition)

One thing I think the Classic era doesn’t get enough credit for is emotional impact. Especially in the days before Tom Baker. And that’s completely unfair because there are several amazing moments that are incredibly sad and beautifully written. The saddest of these are often the goodbyes, particularly for the companions. Think of William Hartnell’s…