Doctor Who: The Green Death – Patheos

The Doctor Who episode from the Jon Pertwee era, “The Green Death ,” witnesses the departure of Jo Grant. It explores matters of environmentalism and big business in a way that will be a theme again in “Invasion of the Continue reading

Watch Doctor Who's Jon Pertwee Explain The Wonder Of Vacuum …

Before Jon Pertwee starred in Doctor Who during the first half of the 1970s, he was already spreading the word of science and technology — witness this amazing short film in which he extols the wonders of vacuum tubes and Continue reading

'Doctor Who' Director Derek Martinus Dead at 82 – TheWrap

Martinus directed 26 episodes of the long-running series, many of them pivotal — including the first color episodes of “ Doctor Who ” and the “Spearhead From Space” serial, which saw Jon Pertwee (pictured above), the third Continue reading

Sean Pertwee: My father was very fond of Capaldi | Doctor Who TV

About time we gave Sean Pertwee a proper role in Doctor Who ! Not as a gimmicky tribute to the (amazing) Jon Pertwee, but because he is a very strong actor and supporter of the show-perhaps the role of a UNIT high-up? Continue reading

Doctor Who: Frontier in Space – Patheos

It has been too long since I last blogged about a classic Doctor Who episode. In rewatching the Jon Pertwee era, a while back I reached “Frontier in Space ,” which actually ends its final part with a cliffhanger, in which the Continue reading

IMAO » Blog Archive » Classic Doctor Who Season 10

Season Ten of Doctor Who , the classic series before the recent resurrection of the series, featured something that must have been a delight to fans of the show: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, and Jon Pertwee all Continue reading

Gerry Anderson and DOCTOR WHO Comics in COUNTDOWN #2

Want to see comic book stories of Gerry Anderson's UFO TV series, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 — or Jon Pertwee's Doctor Who ? Saved From the Paper Drive has the British mag COUNTDOWN #2 from 1971, scanned in all its Continue reading

Doctor Who: "The Christmas Invasion" · TV Club · The A.V. Club

There's a longstanding, rather odd Doctor Who tradition that the newly regenerated Doctor doesn't actually appear all that much in his first adventure. Much like David Tennant here, Jon Pertwee was asleep in a hospital bed Continue reading

Doctor Who: How Jon Pertwee changed the Doctor from cosmic …

When Doctor Who met the 1970s, Jon Pertwee took the mantle of TV's favourite Time Lord in colour for the first time. With an array of ruffled shirts, billowing capes and glorious velvet jackets, the third Doctor arrived in style. Continue reading

Doctor Who: Fifty Stories For Fifty Years: 2010 – Mindless Ones

Doctor Who has had several radical reinventions over the years — when it stopped being about Ian and Barbara, when the Doctor first regenerated, when it became an Earth-bound show during Pertwee's time, when it Continue reading