Doctor Who (Classic): “The Pirate Planet” · TV Club … – The AV Club

And, of course, it's got a script by Hitch-Hikers' Guide To The Galaxy author Douglas Adams, exactly the writer you'd want to help usher in the comedic approach to sci-fi that Doctor Who strove for in its sixteenth season, which Continue reading

Doctor Who (Classic): "Shada" · TV Club · The A.V. Club

“Shada” (season 17, episodes 21-26. Filmed in 1979; never aired.) In 1979, Douglas Adams, then script editor for Doctor Who , wrote a story for the show in which the villain disastrously shatters into half a dozen fragments of Continue reading