Reviewed By: kfb2014
Review Date: 2/18/15 7:21 pm
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This finalises the Klein storyline (so far with Doctor No.7) and McCoy is on ripping form as well, perhaps one of his highlight performances as the Doctor. Tracy Childs puts in the ever classy, right wing, hitler follower. We find Klein visiting the moon base, no of course part of the 4th Reich's ever growing empire, which reaches into space, They soon come under attack from an alien species more akin to Sharks called the Selachians. It would seem that Earth is under attack, one, that Klein is being looked at to remedy, moreover, and in part due to the fact she can alter the time line with her stolen TARDIS. However when Earth is in need of saving, our ever present Doctor is on call to prevent this, and perhaps more, perhaps he is finally going to sort out the wrongs that have occurred due to Klein's theft, and her ridiculous need to maintain an alternative history that really should not exists. What is more interesting is who is responsible for the Selachians sudden attack, who has bought them to the conscious of Earth. Is there a bigger plan afoot here. Of course there is, and, the Doctor is orchestrating it all.
What we have he is a very solid wind up of the current Klein and Doctor adventure, with, Klein although clever, manipulative and arrogant in her approach, she is shocked when a Timelord from a different timeline intervenes to put right what essentially she has done wrong.
I have really throughly enjoyed McCoy in these adventures, probably more so that I have in previous outing of No.7. I think in Klein we have seen the Doctors in his truest colours, and, McCoy emphatic ability to convey that well all said and done he is a peace loving Timelord, whom as he says "I like talking" sums up the non aggressive, and conscientious approach that the character has to offer. McCoy here demonstrates that here better than ever, even at the end, when it would have been easier to end with the enviable McCoy pulls it back, and that shows how good he can be. I liked the the two characters Rachel played by Lenora Crichlow and Sam played by Ian Hayles, there was a real growth that you could hear throughout with this release. Tracy Childs as Klein is perfection, and I hope that this is not the last we see of this character, she has proven to be a more than admirable adversary to the Doctor, and, in truth a cheeky one at that in the mere fact that she has "borrowed" the TARDIS. Nice way to round up this storyline.