• Reply to: Timewyrm: Exodus   1 month 6 days ago
    Author: whoniverse

    World War 2 started when the Nazis launched an unprovoked invasion of Poland, at which point Britain and France both honoured their commitments to defend Poland in the event of such an attack. (Yes, this only applies to the European theatre, but since we're talking about the Nazis, that's fine in context).

    You claim that "your ignorance is vile" on the basis that this article doesn't parrot the ideas of genocide apologists like the people you list is somewhat bizarre. But this is a cliff-notes version of history provided as background to a Doctor Who book. Which makes your complaint look really out of place.

    What was posted here is a simplified version of the facts as understood by the overwhelming majority of historians. It is here to provide some basic context for anybody who reads Timewyrm: Exodus but hasn't learned about this bit of history. The novel draws on the mainstream account of history, rather than extreme right-wing fringe theories.

  • Reply to: Timewyrm: Exodus   1 month 1 week ago
    Author: Neil

    "The Nazi regime was responsible for causing World War 2 and the Holocaust."

    Try reading Udo Walendy's "Who started World War 2?", Nicholas Kollerstrom's "How Britain initiated both world wars", and ANYTHING by Carlos Mattogno, Jurgen Graf, Germar Rudolf or Carlos Whitlock Porter.

    Ugh! Your ignorance is vile.

  • Reply to: Blink   2 months 2 days ago
    Author: Tim Dean

    You missed out the next line.

    "This is my timey-wimey detector. It goes 'ding' when there's stuff..."

    This is widely acknowledged to be one of the wittiest lines in new Who. It dispels all notions of technobabble, and still manages to move the plot along by linking exposition from elsewhere in the script. And like or loathe it, 'timey-wimey' then became a common term in the show from then on.

  • Reply to: Revenge of the Judoon   2 months 2 weeks ago
    Author: Ank57

    This is the story that tells why The Judoon couldn't be on Earth, The Peacemakers (and by extension Challoner) are somewhat interesting, though, having The Judoon would have been way better, and there isn't really a plot, though, this opens up visits to every single capital on Earth in the 1910s, they have never have been opened.
    Just Terrance Dicks again.

  • Reply to: The Romance of Crime   3 months 3 days ago
    Author: Ank57

    there is a big goof, the cover art makes the doctor look like he has microcephly

  • Reply to: Love and War   3 months 1 week ago
    Author: Abraham

    Could be wrong, but didn't the lunar penal colony first appeared in Frontier in Space?

  • Reply to: The Shadow of Weng-Chiang   4 months 3 weeks ago
    Author: DavidBE

    You have "Cleopatra's bodyguard taught him how to use a sword" under Unrecorded Adventures. Should be under continuity - he said that in Masque Of Mandragora.

  • Reply to: Harvest of Time   5 months 3 days ago
    Author: Ank57

    is the plural of sild
    sild or silds?

  • Reply to: The Age of Steel   5 months 3 weeks ago
    Author: Wigleman

    When the doctor asks Pete what the base for the decryption of the password is Pete says binary 9, but the password word Mickey types in includes a 0 and a 9 meaning it was binary 10, with ten digits including 0. Of course it still works though, nbd

  • Reply to: No Future   6 months 1 day ago
    Author: Stephanie Biggins

    Um... You might want to rewatch The Daleks' Master Plan. Specifically Escape Switch.

    RE: the whole Monk being the Master thing, where does the War Chief fit into all that? And what about Big Finish's two new incarnations of the Monk?

  • Reply to: War of the Daleks   6 months 3 weeks ago
    Author: Anonymous

    I think this book could be better by having no continuity changes/ different changes

  • Reply to: Harvest of Time   7 months 1 week ago
    Author: whoniverse

    It could be between The Daemons and Day of the Daleks, Day of the Daleks and The Curse of Peladon or The Curse of Peladon and The Sea Devils. It's up to you which of those three gaps you would prefer it to fit into.

  • Reply to: Harvest of Time   7 months 1 week ago
    Author: Ank57

    sooo... what stories is this inbetween?

  • Reply to: The Man in the Velvet Mask   7 months 3 weeks ago
    Author: DavidBE

    Roots - the black ships with all the legs and screaming constantly screamed Babylon 5 Shadow vessels to me.

  • Reply to: Tragedy Day   7 months 3 weeks ago
    Author: Rabukurafuto

    Tragedy Day gets off to a good start with the media conspiracies but stumbles and crashes by the end. Crispin's insecurities and Shrubb's attempted Celebroid rebellion are introduced far too late into the story, and they might have gotten some room to breathe if not for the whole Friars of Pangloss nonsense dragging out the ending. On top of that, the Vijjans had no real role to play beyond being slaughtered. Disappointing.

  • Reply to: First Doctor Profile   8 months 4 days ago
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    Author: William Hartnell

    The Dalek Invasion of Earth, not Planet of Giants. Also I'm pretty sure everyone on this website has watched that episode.

  • Reply to: First Doctor Profile   8 months 3 weeks ago
    Author: Kalinysta

    "His attachment to Susan means he is upset when she leaves and he comes to regard his new companion Vicki as a surrogate Susan. "
    He wasn't upset when Susan left. If you watched the episodeThe Planet of the Giants, the Doctor basically locks Susan out of the TARDIS with the lame "excuse" that she belongs with David. She didn't want to leave at all and was devastated when he did that. He was mean, cruel and nasty to her all through the first series. Then he goes and picks up Vicki and treats her better than he did is own granddaughter! Frankly, if I was there I'd smack the Doctor so hard, he'd fly through Time and Space without needed a TARDIS.

  • Reply to: The Janus Conjunction   8 months 4 weeks ago
    Author: Anonymous

    add some info the rubbish science

  • Reply to: The Janus Conjunction   8 months 4 weeks ago
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    Author: Anonymous

    ???

  • Reply to: No Future   9 months 1 week ago
    Author: Rabukurafuto

    Paul Cornell crashes Doctor Who into the punk movement (something the programme never approached in a meaningful way), views the UNIT years through a delightfully paranoid lense, a mini Land of Fiction in the form of the Mediasphere, and brings back not one, not two but three returning enemies that were pretty rubbish. No Future is one busy novel, but it's all good fun, except for Ace whose antagonism with Bernice is really grating on me now.

  • Reply to: Grimm Reality   9 months 2 weeks ago
    Author: Lee Gannon

    The sisters seem to named after the Jacksons: Michaela, Latoya, Germaine and Janet. The Doctor mentions a frog with a broken leg and then says was it in a car accident which could be a reference to the game Frogger.

  • Reply to: Big Bang Generation   10 months 4 days ago
    Author: Andy Campbell

    Why no mention of all the Duran Duran references?

  • Reply to: The Nightmare Fair   10 months 1 week ago
    Author: Rabukurafuto

    Filling the odd absence in '80s Doctor Who of a video game-centred plot, The Nightmare Fair has quite a few good ideas, but the inclusion of the Toymaker, who hasn't been on the programme since 1966, is a puzzling one and could have early been replaced with a new antagonist. At least Williams recognized The Celestial Toymaker hadn't gone nearly far enough with the deadly games idea and pushed them in a more engaging direction. It's also fun to see him knock the yellow peril stereotypes and how Mandarin robes don't belong on Gough.

  • Reply to: Conundrum   10 months 2 weeks ago
    Author: Rabukurafuto

    Lyons tries to push the ideas of The Mind Robbers further than before to fair results. This is some really clever writing with a few fantastic moments like the Scrabble conversation, but the tensions of the TARDIS gang begin to really feel forced after a while and I didn't need an explanation for the Land of Fiction.

  • Reply to: Invasion of the Cat-People   11 months 3 weeks ago
    Author: DavidGB

    In Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973-4) there was a regular character Lieutenant M'Ress, who was the Enterprise's relief communications officer (so sometimes replacing Uhura). M'Ress was a female Caitian - a felinoid race in the Federation. While no other details of the race were given on screen, expanded information appeared in official publications, starting in 1974, that the Caitians came from the planet Cait which is in the Lynx Constellation (later further specified as 15 Lyncis).

    Therefore, looking at your Continuity 6th paragraph, the one on Cat People, while you identify the sources of several of the other Cat People races in the Roots section above, you have missed that the felinoids of Cait and the Lynx constellation are lifted as directly from Star Trek as others come from Flash Gordon and Larry Niven.

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