Blightyvision: The Sarah Jane Adventures Series 5

Created by Russell T. Davies Starring Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, Anjli Mohindra, and Tommy Knight A friend of mine said recently that, after Elisabeth Sladen died, he found himself unable to keep watching The Sarah Jane Adventures simply because the idea of her being gone was just too sad.  And believe me, I don’t fault […]

Posted on October 27, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “The Sarah Jane Adventures”

Created by Russell T. Davies Starring Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, and Tommy Knight The sad fact of the matter is, I knew there was another series half in the can, and was thus holding off reviewing as far as this show had gotten until one more series had come out.  However, with the sad news […]

R.I.P. Elisabeth Sladen — 1948-2011

News first broke on Twitter from Doctor Who writers and actors including Nicola Bryant, Paul Cornell, and Mark Gatiss.  Now BBC News has confirmed that actress Elisabeth Sladen, known to fans as companion Sarah Jane Smith, has died at the age of 63. Sarah Jane first entered the Whoniverse in the 1973 Third Doctor story […]

“Sarah Jane Adventures” Season 4 Trailer

I’ve gotten flayed alive in the past for saying this, but sometimes “The Sarah Jane Adventures” seems to have better-constructed stories even than its parent show.  With the writer/actor change-up on “Doctor Who” proper, this has started to change.  And with that, I’ve still got high hopes for the upcoming season of SJA. For my […]

Posted on September 4, 2010 at 14:21 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: Doctor Who — “Genesis of the Daleks”

Created by Sydney Newman Written by Terry Nation Starring Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, and Ian Marter Guest Starring Michael Wisher and some Daleks When I became a hardcore Whovian in college (you know, back in the days when “New Who” meant “Fox movie”?), I never thought I’d utter the word “subtlety” in reference to Tom […]