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Old June 17 2014, 11:54 AM   #1051
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Re: Last Classic Who Story you watched

Man, if you've never seen Cushing as Van Helsing, Frankenstein or the likes, you've missed a treat.
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Old June 18 2014, 01:00 AM   #1052
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Forget that, check him out as Winston Smith in 1984... a character also played onscreen or radio by Patrick Troughton, Edmond O'Brien, John Hurt and Christopher Eccleston.
O'Brien is easily the worst (not his fault tho), Cushing the easy best.
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Old June 18 2014, 02:03 AM   #1053
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Forget that, check him out as Winston Smith in 1984... a character also played onscreen or radio by Patrick Troughton, Edmond O'Brien, John Hurt and Christopher Eccleston.
O'Brien is easily the worst (not his fault tho), Cushing the easy best.
Well, I have no desire to see anything based off of a George Orwell book, regardless of who is involved. The topic of the story wouldn't even interest me if Patrick Stewart was doing it, much less a random actor like Cushing. I had to read Animal Farm in high school, and that is the first and laststory I'll read/watch/hear by that author. Honestly, watching 1984 would probably just make me hate Cushing. "Big Brother" stories always get on my nerves, and so watching the story that invented the term is probably not a good idea
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Old June 18 2014, 04:19 PM   #1054
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Peter Cushing, a random actor? Oh the humanity...
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Old June 18 2014, 04:45 PM   #1055
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I'm not sure about the Cushing movies. I've heard mostly horrible stuff about them. I may get to them eventually, though.
They're not that great; I found them boring.
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Old June 28 2014, 05:11 AM   #1056
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Ahem... no need to watch stories about big brother..we are living it.. NSA

Anyhow, Cushing is never to be classified as random... sorry Doctor Who the human inventor, Grand Moff Tarkin, and Van Helsing are great roles played.

Just watched Planet of the Daleks, now going back to catch the frontier in space..I am in love with this post earth Pertwee adventures..newly formed post three doctors Tardis concept and Master stories are intriguing!
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Old June 29 2014, 06:22 AM   #1057
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Phillip Madoc who had a large number of Who roles (Although probably most famously Dr.Solon in Brain of Morbius) plays a bad guy.
I prefer him as the War Lord in "The War Games."

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I finally got to see The Web Of Fear and The Enemy Of The World. I thought Web would be the better one ot see but really Enemy Of the World turned out to be the better of the two, I loved the Doctor's romp in the ocean and Troughton in both parts was incrdible. It's shame about part three of Web Of Fear but it's great that we've got those two stories back.
I just watched those two yesterday. They're fantastic. Right up there with "The Invasion" as some of my favorite Troughtons.

"The Enemy of the World" has a great plot twist in part four. Seriously, it's been a long time since classic Who has made me go WTF like that.

I also watched some of the incomplete, animated Troughtons, like "The Moonbase" and "The Ice Warriors." Fairly mundane base under siege stories. Animation is horrible though.
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Old June 29 2014, 06:29 AM   #1058
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Watched parts two, three & four for Doctor Who 'The Leisure Hive', a Fourth Doctor story with Romana II, via Netflix Instant this mornin'.
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Old June 29 2014, 01:32 PM   #1059
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JNT's initial approach (as well as Chris Bidmead's) to WHO is pretty much apparent right away in that serial-disabling K-9 and the Randomizer, a more serious storyline, a more electronic score and slightly improved FX.
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Old June 30 2014, 02:07 AM   #1060
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The Seeds Of Doom, it's still a great classic sci-fi, action.adventure story, The same team made equally awesome Terror Of The Zygons and I have to wonder what the 14th season finale would've been like had Robert Banks Sewart wrote, not that I don't love The Talons Of Weng Chiang though. I do love the Hinchfliffe era though, the stories are still entertaining and I just love the general look and feel of the show in that time point.
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