Onwards and upwards. This is more like it. The Time Meddler isn’t perfect. None of Hartnells stuff is, but it is better then most during the period.
Dennis Spooner serves up a glorious mix of wit and intrigue, Peter Purves is at his best in the role of Stephen and the subtle and teasing reveal of the Monks true nature still strikes me as inspired today, The episode 3 cliff-hanger when the monks TARDIS is discovered is brilliant and a standout moment in the development of the Time Lords. It’s a great moment instilling a massive dollop of “Just WHO is this Doctor?”
A great break from the mundane and tedious stories around it. Talking of which…
Coming up- We step into Season 3 with Galaxy 4 (recon) after a brief cinematic detour into the world of Dr Who
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