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2.5 - Phantoms of the Deep

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Reviewed By: GuiannosReview Date: 2/17/19 5:22 pm
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This is a great K9 story with one of the better setups from the 4DA range. The concept is strong and a lot of the "visuals" work well to give a sense of the atmosphere without too much exposition. The plot is a little shallow due to the runtime but the pacing is good and I thought satisfying overall.

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Reviewed By: doctorwhnoeReview Date: 1/28/18 12:52 pm
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Memorable because the setting is underwater. The effetcs of the sea are atmospheric and even the suits sounds can be heard. The plot is simple but good. It's funny to see K9 underwater.

Morris is a good writer and this story isn't one of his best. He had captured the 4th Doctor's era but not Romana. Romana don't do anything in this story she is like on TV: The damsell in distress.

K9 is possessed during a great part of the story but his interactions with the supporting cast are funny. John Leeson is the only man that can play K9, he is perfect.

The others characters aren't special but they've their great moments.
Good story but not one of the bests.
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Reviewed By: civi68Review Date: 12/11/17 11:27 pm
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Phantoms of the Deep has a lot of mystery and suspense. John Leeson steals the show with his performance of K9. The story sucks you into the spirit of being underwater and under siege. As is usual with season 2, great dialogue from Tom, Mary, and John. The supporting actors also perform well and do a good job of setting the mood.
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Reviewed By: newt5996Review Date: 11/9/15 11:52 pm
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Phantoms of the Deep is the second Jonathan Morris script of Season 2 of the Fourth Doctor Adventures and it isn't nearly as impressive as the first script. The script is quite dark with phantoms at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. I feel that the story is an all right one but could have had a lot more done with the story. Much of the first part is forgettable except for the bits with evil K9 who is always enjoyable. Yeah I don't have that much to say about this one except that the cover art is atrocious and it's a nice way to kill an hour if you have the time.