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4.4 - The Mega

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Reviewed By: biggerontheinside712Review Date: 12/28/16 12:45 am
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A very interesting story about peace and the means to achieve it. You can tell why the story wasn't made on TV with the sequences such as the biplan one.
The actors were good, however I feel that Jo Grant sounds more and more like Iris Wildthyme, and it's not a matter of them having the same actress; you can tell by the intonations. I also found the Third Doctor in this to be much nicer to Jo than he ever was on TV, and that's a good point, because I always thought he was too harsh on her
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Reviewed By: uk2gaReview Date: 10/13/16 1:46 pm
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The Lost Stories was a very hit and miss range. While stories were typically developed with the usual Big Finish polish, I rarely came away from them with any sense of loss. The Mega is one of the few cases where I did.

The story is perhaps not one that would have revolutionized the show. We have had seemingly benevolent aliens already in this era, most notably in The Claws of Axos, but this worked really well for me because of its strong themes and the wonderful way the story plays on the Doctor's nature as an outsider.

The performances are excellent and despite being six episodes long, this story never drags. I heartily recommend it.
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Reviewed By: JacobzReview Date: 9/26/16 7:28 pm
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Katy Manning is lovely as Jo and channels Pertwee well. Everyone else is pretty good. Fun story.
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Reviewed By: doctorwhomoffReview Date: 1/30/16 10:39 am
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The Mega is an excellent piece of quintessential Pertwee goodness with fantastic narration from Katy Manning and Richard Franklin, excellent monsters balanced with an almost James bond plot that makes for an exciting adventure that feels true to the era of the time.