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Reviewed By: Drew VogelReview Date: 7/3/17 10:16 pm
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This is one of those bonkers Marc Platt stories that starts out incredibly rich and evocative and only gets better each time you hear it.

Platt does a wonderful job of giving us new yet recognizable versions of the Doctor and Gallifrey. He's also given us a fascinating story about a Doctor who never left Gallifrey. It's a tragic tale of missed opportunities. It's full of family resentments and self-recriminations. It's wonderful stuff. And then there's Hannibal and his talking elephant. The story keeps adding more layers, each further enriching the whole.

Arguably, the most crucial thing to get right is the relationship between the Doctor and Susan. Geoffrey Bayldon and Carole Ann Ford do a great job of building their relationship right in front of us. That relationship continues to build up to the point where Susan decides whether or not to leave with her Grandfather, and that moment is a real highlight of the story.
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Reviewed By: traves8853Review Date: 9/1/15 7:52 am
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Very fun and magical. This and Deadline compliment each other so much they really should be two episodes of the same release. Not sure about Badger myself, the character has a kids TV vibe to me. Aren't you just dying for them to make a series of this? Great to hear a Hartnell adventure, it's a welcome change. Geoffrey Bayldon's version of the first Doctor is easy to get used to with just the right nuances and inflexions in his voice he does a superb job. The most fun one since 'the One Doctor'. Over fifty years since the show started and the origins of the character are still giving rise to tremendous stories like this. What a legacy
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Reviewed By: GcookscotlandReview Date: 6/3/13 6:14 pm
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The Doctor rides with Hannibal to Rome. Ok story!
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Reviewed By: damian.sawyerReview Date: 11/21/10 9:35 pm
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Faultless, but only if you read Lungbarrow first and like it! Geoffrey Bayldon is brilliant as the Doctor.