doctor who the hand of fear review
like many of tom bakers doctor who adventures this one is brilliant,the tardis arrives in a quarry that is about demolished, the doctor escapes the blast however Sarah jane is trapped underneath the rubble, when she is found,she is found clutching a hand that she just won't let go.
This episode of dr who is sarah janes last adventure and is an unmisable episode for any dr who fan.
Classic Dr Who....
When the TARDIS lands in on Earth in a quarry, the Doctor and Sarah are caught in a mining explosion. She is found clutching what appears to be a fossilised hand, buried in 150 million-year-old strata. Analysis shows the hand to be silicon-based and inert, but when Sarah begins to act as if possessed, the Doctor suspects that it may still be alive...
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doctor who the hand of fear
i am a doctor who fan and when i saw this item i had to get it. i am very pleased with the condition and presentation of this item.i think that this was one of the best doctors and very sentimental being the last episode for sarah jane smith.ther is also plenty of special features inc dvd rom dr who annual
A handy title to add to your collection
A good choice for DVD release. This Who story is an atmospheric and extremely good looking adventure. The production values are enhanced by some fantastic location shooting in a real power station and in the Doctor Who stalwart location of a quarry. Tom Baker is his usual fine self and Elizabeth Sladen puts in a solid final performance as Sarah Jane Smith.
There are the usual wad of DVD extras incuding a 50minute documentary examining the casting process which led to Tom Baker and Elizabeth Sladen getting the doctor who gig and other on-line content accessible through the pc.
But it's not the extras I buy these DVDs for. I want to see and enjoy Dr Who that was around when I was a toddler. The stuff that I either haven't seen or don't remember. This means taking a punt on these DVDs and hope that the story is a good one. Some classic episodes are a miss but this one is definitely a hit and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to access classic Doctor Who. Footnote: This adventure also explains an exchange between Sarah Jane and David Tennant's 10th Doctor when she appeared in the new Who episode "School Reunion. Another tie between new and old...ah don't you just love continuity?!"
the hand of fear...............dr who...........
A solid excellent addition to the enduring ongoing odyssey of the good Doctor. In this one we get the usual menace and mayhem but with an excellent script that may be an homage to the Hands of Orlac, but infuses it with enough imagination and that national treasure which is Tom Baker's portrayal; to rise head and shoulders above quite okayish filler such as the Leisure Hive. It zings along at a great pace, and doest feel over filled with the old corridor chasing technique, for what it was made on, it has good production values and s solid cast. Plus a teary farewell handled with such care and attention as not to be sappy. And a big shout out to Sarah Jane whose swansong this is, and who leads much of the plot.