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Doctor Who - The Krotons [DVD] [1968] <b>DVD</b> ~ Patrick Troughton
Doctor Who - The Krotons [DVD] [1968] DVD ~ Patrick Troughton
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Before Matt Smith there was Patrick Troughton. I can't help thinking that the current eleventh doctor learned a lot from the second, same eccentricity, zaniness, mood-swings from comic through dramatic and back again. This DVD is well worth watching if only to remind ourselves (or discover for the first time) what a fine character actor Troughton was. Growing up in the 60s he defined for me what the doctor should be like - an image which stayed with me right up until the 2005 reboot. The episodes also include some nice verbal sparring between the doctor and companion Zoe. As for the story - it's only so-so, slow, talky and when we finally see the Krotons... well let's just say they're… Read more