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Frontier In Space

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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 9/9/17 2:03 am
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Like many Pertwee-era six-parters, Frontier in Space suffers from being at least a part or two too long. The first two-three parts are quite repetitive. Yet, it more than makes up for it in what it delivers. It's Roger Delgado's last performance as the Master and a quite surprising one at that. It has plot twists galore, with some great visuals, and also introduces a great alien race in the Draconians. We also continue to see how Jo has grown as a character from the naivete of the easily hypnotized mark in her first season to a far stronger more resourceful character in her final confrontation with the Master. Overall, a very satisfying story despite its flaws.

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Reviewed By: TheBigChurroReview Date: 11/20/16 2:01 am
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Personally, I don't get the hype behind "Frontier in Space," it's your typical Pertwee space story. The Draconians are fine and a great addition to the new monsters and have gone down as classics but other than that, the story is okay. The redeeming qualities for me are Pertwee, Manning and especially Delgado. This is arguably Delgado's best performance as the Master and what a shame because it is his last, I would've loved to have seen "The Final Game" with the intention of revealing his true relationship with the Doctor because that surely would've been a great double act between Pertwee and himself.

The moment from the story is when the Master goes on about being and ambassador for peace and Pertwee replies, "are you alright old chap?" Overall the story is "Good" and is worthy of a 7/10
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Reviewed By: templetongateReview Date: 6/29/13 12:47 pm
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Okay, look, this isn't a shining example of absorbing story telling. But it ticks a big set of boxes for this old Pertwee fan...

There's old Pertwee, bouffant and elegant, there's Jo at her sexiest, there's a lot of the unknowingly departing Master (a lot - and it is such a nice thing that we spend so much time smiling along with him as the Pertwee-Delgado music reaches its end), there are Ogrons and the internal continuity of the Pertwee years, there are some appalling collars and military shouting... And, best of all, there's the mesmerising way they all punch in coordinates on those cracking space ships.

I'm lying, best of all is the Master. His strength was as the strength of ten because his quality was pure. This is his last hurrah and it is something to be enjoyed with a glass of Pimm's and warm thoughts.