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Doctor Who The Space Museum Part 4: The Final Phase
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We're kicking off the week with part four of my review of the Doctor Who story 'The Space Museum'
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The Space Museum
Part 4: The Final Phase
May 15, 1965
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It amazes me how far Barbara has fallen as a character to where she was planning an attack on the Zarbi in the Web Planet to fending for herself in The Crusade.. to being gased out in a closet
For the most part The TARDIS crew has very little to do in this episode but just wait for the locals to over throw the Moroks
The revolution story just doesn't have any weight to it, it's not boring, just very uninteresting in the grand scheme of things.
Two key elements happen at the end of the episodes, The first being the Doctor obtaining a time space visualizer and a closing scene showing a Dalek reporting that the TARDIS has left the planet of the Space Museum to set up the following story 'The Chase'
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Comic Books that act as an expanded universe for a franchise seen only on TV, Video Games or Movies are pretty cool in my book.
They get to either bring back characters and concepts that were one and done, which provides familiarity and acts like a gateway to get non-comic readers a reason to pick up a comic. Which is the case of this weeks comic: Star Trek The Next Generation #36…
And yeah, I’ve had this copy for years since I don’t have the back cover any more and am Iucky to still have the front cover.
But as you can tell from the cover, it features the return of Ardra.
For those of you who may not know: Ardra was the antagonist in the season four episode, ‘Devil’s Due’, where the Enterprise-D responds to a distress call from a planet that was being tormented by a person claiming to be their Devil. Ardra in actuality is a con-woman who uses her knowledge of the planet’s culture along with devices like transporters, holograms a…
Way back on May 23, 1999, myself and my younger brother were watching Over the Edge, and of course that date has gone on to live in infamy, since that is the day when Owen Hart plummeted to his death because of Vince Russo inspired stunt gone wrong. Yes the non-creative goof ball admitted it was his idea to have Owen do something 'special' on the show in his book 'Forgiven', so I'm not speaking out of turn here... but something else came out of it: the WWE's Show Must Go On Mentality With The Exploitation of Death.
Think about, in October 1997 with the death of Brian Pillman, the WWE exploited the hell out of it by talking non-stop about it during the Bad Blood pay-per-view that year and even having Pillman's wife come on the air to basically have her not blame the company or the wrestling industry for his death... and the WWE was rightfully criticized for it. Now flash forward to 1999 and Owen's demise, not…