Tuesday, November 12, 2013

50WHO: Sylvester McCoy Story Winner

The Winner is:

Ghost Light
I did not expect this story to be picked. I would have thought a more traditional story is picked but it is also significant as it is the last story to be recorded for the classic 26 year run.

Here is how voting broke down:
Ghost Light: 4 votes

Remembrance of the Daleks: 3 votes
Battlefield: 3 votes

The Curse of Fenric: 3 votes
Paradise Towers: 2 votes

The Happiness Patrol: 2 votes
Time and the Rani: 1 vote

Dragonfire: 1 vote
Survival: 1 vote

Why I am happy Ghost Light was chosen: I think this is a great story to represent the McCoy era. It’s offbeat and intelligent; bringing new ideas to the series. This is how I remember this era. Sylvester and Sophie are great in this and the sets and effects look wonderful. It is a great way to see the evolution of the series from 1963 to 1989.
The story I would have picked: Battlefield. I love this story and I wanted to see it again. No problem, I am now going to watch Ghost Light.

Whatever are we going to do about McGann? Find out later!
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Anonymous said...

Greg, It is good to find a site dedicated to some of my favourite programs and to find someone with similar interests. Have you ever looked at programs like Hi-De-Hi, You Rang M'Lord, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Garrow's Law,or Silk? I have been building a large collection of various comedies and drama's over the years and found many new programs that I had not ever seen on this side of the Atlantic.


Greg said...

Hi Chaz,

Thanks for writing. Like you, I have a hunger to seek out programs that are not available over here. Once I am done with the 50th Anniversary stuff for Doctor Who, I hope to get back to writing regular columns focusing on Christmas themed episodes for December.

Take care,