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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 10/20/16 1:20 pm
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An ambitious start to Season 2 that finds the Doctor and his companions shrunk as a result of an accident while the TARDIS was in flight. In many ways, this was an episode where it felt like the show's reach exceeded its grasp as the limits of budget come into play here where the plot is quite limited as to what they can do shrunk. Mostly, the Doctor, Ian, Barbara, and Susan ended up trying to get back to the TARDIS while also trying to reveal a murder. The story did portray both interesting problems and solutions and it gave Barbara a chance to shine at her heroic best, refusing to return to the TARDIS to be treated for poisoning so they could work to expose the murderer.

This is the first Doctor Who story with a strong ecological plot as the story deals with a pesticide that kills too indiscriminately. The science, much like the story is a little too simple. Still, this isn't a bad story, and has some fun moments.
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