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Tread Perilously

Jun 21, 2018

Tread Perilously's examination of Doctor Who's 23rd season, "The Trial of a Time Lord," continues with parts 9-12: "Terror of the Vervoids" by Pip & Jane Baker.

The Doctor finally mounts his defense by introducing into evidence an adventure from his not-too-distant future. He and Mel land on the starliner Hyperion III....


Jun 14, 2018

Tread Perilously continues its examination of Doctor Who's 23rd season, "The Trial of a Time Lord" with parts 5-8: Philip Martin's "Mindwarp."

Continuing his case, The Valeyard introduces into evidence The Doctor's visit to Thoros Beta; where he and Peri discover the leader of the Mentors needs a new body to continue an...


Jun 7, 2018

Tread Perilously settles in to watch one entire season of Doctor Who. Season 23, to be exact, the infamous "Trial of Time Lord." This week: Parts 1-4 of the Trial, Robert Holmes's "The Mysterious Planet."

When the Doctor is pulled out of time to stand trial for interfering in the development of younger races, the Time...


May 31, 2018

Tread Perilously concludes Sci-Fi month with the Black Mirror episode "The Waldo Moment."

When a failed comedian makes good as a naughty parody of a children's show character, his producer positions him against a Conservative standing for MP somewhere in England. The comedian's character, Waldo, also ends up standing in...


May 24, 2018

Tread Perilously continues its latest Sci-Fi Month with its first look at the late 70s camp classic Buck Rogers in the 25th Century with the episode aptly titled "Vegas in Space."

When a crimelord's most valued data analyst is kidnapped, he offers Dr. Huer the secrets to the Draconians' anti-detection systems in...