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Lonely Gods Episode 37: Season 7 Wrap Up

Lonely Gods Episode 37: Season 7 Wrap Up

Nov 20, 2013

With the first of Jon Pertwee’s five seasons behind us, we reflect on the good, the bad, and the boring. Season 7 was an important and ambitious year in the series’ life, casting aside much of the formula from the first six seasons while bringing in a number of elements that would become Doctor Who staples. All aboard the audio-TARDIS, destination...

Lonely Gods Episode 35: The Ambassadors of Death

Lonely Gods Episode 35: The Ambassadors of Death

Oct 30, 2013

Did you know that the United Kingdom landed on the Red Planet back in the 70s? Well, they did. And on its return journey, Mars Probe 7 went out of contact with ground control. Months later, it drifts back into orbit. The occupants are rescued, but whatever’s inside those suits, it ain’t Daft Punk. COULD IT BE AN ALIEN MENACE? I DUNNO...

Lonely Gods Episode 34: The Silurians

Lonely Gods Episode 34: The Silurians

Oct 18, 2013

Newly appointed as UNIT’s science consultant, the Doctor, along with Liz and the Brig,  are sent to an underground research facility that’s been experiencing odd power drains. The Doctor soon learns that within the caves dwells an ancient race of reptilians – the Silurians. The Silurians have awoken and intend to reclaim the planet from...

Lonely Gods Episode 33: Spearhead from Space

Lonely Gods Episode 33: Spearhead from Space

Oct 10, 2013

It’s the 1970s! Still weak and disoriented from the events of The War Games, the newly-regenerated Third Doctor collapses after he and his now-useless TARDIS arrives on Earth.  He is taken to hospital, where it’s quickly discovered he’s not human. Meanwhile, after strange meteorites fall to Earth, the Autons have begun terrorizing the...

Lonely Gods Episode 32: The Mighty Trout

Lonely Gods Episode 32: The Mighty Trout

Sep 23, 2013

 This week, we’re saying goodbye to Season 6, the 1960s, the black and white era, along with Jamie, Zoe, and the one and only Patrick Troughton. That’s a lot of goodbyes.  So pull up a TARDIS and join us as we reminisce about the towering heights, the dreadful, awful lows, and the game-changing season finale, and try not to sob too...

Lonely Gods Episode 31: The War Games

Lonely Gods Episode 31: The War Games

Sep 16, 2013

This is it, folks. Finishing off Season 6, The War Games is the 10-part epic swansong for the Second Doctor. The TARIDS arrives in what appears to be the trenches of World War I, but not all is as it seems. Aliens have plucked human soldiers out of time from wars all throughout history, and here on the aliens’ arena planet they have fought their wars...

Lonely Gods Episode 29: The Krotons

Lonely Gods Episode 29: The Krotons

Aug 31, 2013

Kay. So there’s these retarded aliens called the Gonds. They are stupid sheep people who are ruled over by the robotic, equally stupid and annoying Krotons. The smartest of the Gonds are taken away and their mental energy is used to gradually recharge the batteries of the Krotons and their ship. So basically, they have the exact same problem the...

Lonely Gods Episode 27: The Mind Robber

Lonely Gods Episode 27: The Mind Robber

Aug 23, 2013

After last week’s debacle, things seem to be back on track as the TARDIs jumps outside of reality into a featureless white void not unlike the one seen in so many Apple commercials. The Doctor and his companions are subjected to a psychic attack and the TARDIS is destroyed. The travelers are sent spiraling down into nothingness, finally ending up in a...

Lonely Gods Episode 26: The Dominators

Lonely Gods Episode 26: The Dominators

Aug 22, 2013

In the first story of Season 6, the Doctor, Jamie, and Zoe land on a planet run by stupid hippie bureaucrats who are being menaced by the Dominators, a race of retarded S&M goons in silly looking Krogan armor who rove hither and yon with their robots, the Quarks in search of new submissives. Okay, not really. They want to leech the energy out of the planet...

Lonely Gods Episode 25: The Lost Episodes Vol 3

Lonely Gods Episode 25: The Lost Episodes Vol 3

Aug 16, 2013

  So, how about that Tomb of the Cybermen? That was a good one, wasn’t it? This week, we’re diving headfirst into the sea of overlong, formulaic stories that is the remainder of Season 5. We’ve got the introduction of the Great Intelligence and its Yeti minions, Patrick Troughton pulling double duty as memorable Bond-ian villain...