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Planet of the Daleks

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Reviewed By: dalekman1234Review Date: 2/14/18 3:11 am
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People don’t like this episode for a lot of reasons - chief among them being because of how weak the daleks are. And while I understand that criticism, I feel that stripping the power away from Doctor Who’s most powerful villains is an interesting take. Placing them as merely one element in the story as opposed to the main antagonist is both brilliant and refreshing. Plus, the ending is oddly powerful as both we and the Doctor marvel solemnly as the city crumbles to the ground.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 9/17/17 1:59 pm
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After the events of Frontier in Space, the Doctor and Jo land on Spiridon and discover a detachment of Thals having arrived to stop the latest insane Dalek plan which involves invisibility as part of their big galactic invasion.

In many ways, this is a pretty direct callback to the Doctor's first encounter with the Daleks in the first season as the plot follows many of the same notes with hapless Thals, and the various evil methods of the Daleks. This isn't an outstanding Dalek story, but it's an interesting enough action adventure story to make it an enjoyable, with just enough clever twists thrown in to make it interesting. There's also some foreshadowing of Jo's decision in the Green Death in this story.

Overall, not great, but enjoyable enough.
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Reviewed By: TheBigChurroReview Date: 11/30/16 1:28 am
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Loved this one on re watching a couple of years after first viewing, it isn't that original as it follows the plot of "The Daleks" pretty well but I had great fun with it, Pertwee running around the jungle with Thals is great and recommend it immensely.
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Reviewed By: AlfredReview Date: 10/2/15 9:00 am
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Overall, a good, rollicking dalek yarn. Nothing very original about it, it is stock standard Terry Nation. Some would point out similarities to The Daleks, such as the jungle planet setting and the enemy base infiltration and escape plot being detractions but I am not going to condemn it on that ground. It is certainly one to reach for when you want your basic, four-on-the-floor dalek adventure hit.