REVIEW: Doctor Who – “The Green Death”


REVIEW: Doctor Who – “The Green Death”

I’ve been watching a lot of Classic Doctor Who lately in an effort to try and consume as much of the show’s history as possible, and I just finished the last serial of the 10th season of the show, The Green Death. I’m not sure if I’m gonna make reviewing Classic Whoepisodes a regular thing, but I had to review this one mostly as it contains the first time the Doctor really seems to get all…

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The Green Death


(Series 10, Episodes 19-24)

Summary: Alongside some fabulous green screen filming, Welsh stereotypes and whimsical computer BOSS, we meet Professor Cliff Jones (good at fungi – bad at proposals) and some pretty icky giant maggots.  The Doctor tries – and ultimately fails – to be a massive cock block, but has to say goodbye to Jo anyway.  Whilst it’s good to have Benton and Yates back, the real mystery is what exactly is up with the Brigadier’s hair.

Watch it because: There are no words to describe the scene below.

Original Air Date: 19 May – 23 June 1973.

Doctor: Jon Pertwee.

Companions: Jo Grant (Katy Manning).

Writer: Robert Sloman.

Director: Michael E. Briant.

Producer: Barry Letts.