Random Thoughts, Star Trek

Participated in #StarTrekQuoteChallenge

Let me just preemptively say that the Star Trek Twitter community is amazing! I've interacted with many a scientist community on that platform, and so far Trekkers and Trekkies feel the least toxic and most welcoming. I came home early from work yesterday to the power being out. I had some connectivity through weak cell… Continue reading Participated in #StarTrekQuoteChallenge

Classic Who, New Who, Random Thoughts

Doctor-Lite Sunday

There are episodes in the Doctor Whoniverse called "Doctor Lite." They're episodes that feature little to no Doctor as the protagonist and/or are only tangentially related to the Doctor. Some of the most famous are Blink, which is the first weeping angels episode and my favorite, but much reviled, Love and Monsters. There are plenty… Continue reading Doctor-Lite Sunday

New Who, Pokémon, Random Thoughts

Season 11 Doctor Who Companions as Pokémon

We've wrestled with which Doctor’s are which Pokémon. Now, it's time to take on the companions. While I have a spot on entry waiting for Adric, I thought I would start with the Season 11 companions. There was a great debate amongst my children and myself over this one. There were immediate feelings that Growlithe… Continue reading Season 11 Doctor Who Companions as Pokémon

Classic Who, Random Thoughts

Spearhead from Doctor Who Past

Spearhead from Space was in my top list of serials I avoided like a plague for years. If I was going to watch a Third Doctor story, dealing with the Nestene, I was going to watch Terror of the Autons. With the first apperance of The Master and Jo Grant, plus couches eating people and… Continue reading Spearhead from Doctor Who Past

Classic Who, Random Thoughts

The Evil of Not Finishing Doctor Who

When you dive into the Classic Doctor Who episodes it can be disheartening for completionists to learn there is not a "natural" way to complete watching the series. It's nice that all the audio from all the Lost Episodes still exists. You can listen and watch reconstructions or animations of them. However, there are some… Continue reading The Evil of Not Finishing Doctor Who