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Doctor Who - Planet Of The Daleks [1973] / Revelat&hellip <b>VHS</b> ~ Dr Who
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3.0 out of 5 stars Chalk and Cheese, 3 April 2000
The problem with the Daleks is that in the hands of a sloppy writer they can prove to be disappointing villains. Alas, this is all too true of the first tape - "Planet of the Daleks", written by their creator, Terry Nation, who obviously had other projects on his mind at the time. This story is pretty much an amalgam of 'The Daleks" and "The Daleks' Masterplan", and the Daleks are here portrayed as being awkward, cranky and rather dim adversaries. Jon Pertwee (as the Doctor) obviously wasn't all that impressed either, judging by his bored performance throughout, and who can blame him with some of the hokey dialogue he's given in this adventure. Yes, there are… Read more