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Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (Special Edition) [DVD] 
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Feature-length episode to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the long-running sci-fi series. All five Doctors (Peter Davison, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Richard Hurndall and Tom Baker) and many of their old companions are taken out of time and deposited in the Death Zone on Gallifrey. There they must battle not only the Master, but Daleks, Cybermen and Yeti in order to reach the Dark Tower and discover the Tomb of Rassilon. This special edition includes new special effects and extra footage not included in the original broadcast.
Yes, The Five Doctors is the one that gathers together Hartnell, Troughton, Pertwee, Baker and Davison, dumps them on some moorland and lets some of the Doctor's greatest enemies take potshots at them. Except, of course, that William Hartnell had sadly passed on by the time this series was made in 1983 (although his replacement Richard Hurndall does an excellent job) and Tom Baker was only featured as a patched-in cameo, apparently prevented from joining in by a temporal thingummy. However, this kind of creakiness comes with the territory and is soon forgotten. The assorted incarnations of the Doctor (together with a scattering of assistants) are drawn together through time and space to battle Daleks, Cybermen, Yeti--those weird androids which keep jumping into the air and disappearing--and many other old foes. They realise that they're on their home planet of Gallifrey and must eventually deal with the legacy of Rassilon, founder of the Time Lords. It's all great fun, of course, and the excellent chapter points on this DVD compensate for the rather self-indulgent lack of editing. --Roger ThomasSee all Product description
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Apart from the Doctors hardly being together (and when they are, the conversations feel rather awkward) and all of the walking, it's not half bad. I see how it's mainly a nostalgia trip, but the way it's done is really quite good. Richard Hurndall is brilliant as the First Doctor, with only a few differences. It's a shame Tom Baker turned the offer down, it didn't feel quite right without him. It was a nostalgia trip with the Doctor who appeared in a third of the show missing! Ah well, it was fine without him.
So yeah, not close to as brilliant as The Three Doctors, but still pretty damn good! And the 25th Edition is certainly the one to get! I have a feeling The Day of the Doctor will be the best multi-Doctor story/anniversary yet, despite its length!
(Sorry if I make little sense, I'm feeling rather dizzy and tired at the moment. I'll look back at this in embarrassment tomorrow...)
If you're looking for multiple Doctors, a handful of companions, clashing personalities and a bit more of Time Lord mythology then you can't do much better than The Five Doctors.
The extras on this edition are quite brilliant. A whole host of audio commentaries and some great insights into the making of The Five Doctors make it worth the money.
The story is quite well paced and the acting is not amazing, but noteworthy people include the first doctor who isn't William Hartnall, but does a very good impersonation.
Although it says it's a special edition with additional scenes, there's very little new in the actual show, but for what it lacks in that, it makes up for in special features as in documentaries and the secret easter egg is quite descent too.
Undoubtebly, the best part of the story is the Raston Warrior Robot that engages in battle with the Cybermen. Absolutely brilliant.
As for what's bad... well, the least said about Sarah Jane's perilous fall down a shallow embankment at the side of the road, the better!
If Tom Baker would have agreed to become part of this story, perhaps it would have gone down as one of the best Doctor Who's ever, but despite this, it's still a worthy effort.
Overall, I would recommend this story to fans of the show. If you are thinking of buying some Classic Dr Who DVD's then definately buy this, but I would suggest buying some top Tom Baker stories first such as Pyramids of Mars, Horror of Fang Rock, Image of the Fendahl and the Talons of Weng Chiang.
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which makes it a bargain.