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I FullHD3x1: Doomsday Preppers Season 3 Episode 1 Watch Online Free unable to get a copy of the omnibus edition I rented from a video shop in Hereford in 1994 for comparison, but certainly the picture quality here is as crisp as Quentin or Quavers. Blemish free, it's never looked better, and it's always looked good. Derek Martinus and his camera and editing crew throw in flourishes throughout, having fun in roomy locations with high angles and handheld cameras. Martinus is underrated as a director, probably because much of his work on Doctor Who hasn't been seen since its original broadcast (he directed The Tenth Planet, Evil Of The Daleks and The Ice Warriors among others, and Spearhead was his final work on the show).
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FullHD3x1: Doomsday Preppers Season 3 Episode 1 Watch Online Free those of you unfamiliar with the story, it's the first Third Doctor adventure, and the first to be recorded in colour. Writer and legend Robert Holmes recycled an idea he had for the 1965 film Invasion, and there are also similarities to Quatermass II. A meteor shower coincides with the Third Doctor's arrival, and some strange goings on at a plastics factory. UNIT and a recently drafted Liz Shaw are on hand to investigate.
In some ways it's a shame that an omnibus cut isn't provided, because Spearhead From Space is almost deserving of feature-length status. Its final episode does, sadly, involve rubber tentacles and mugging, and a credulity-stretching exhibition of top civil servants at Madame Tussauds, but otherwise this is as solid and entertaining a rejuvenation as The Eleventh Hour.
With the Doctor bed-bound and erratic for the first third (slurring 'Unhand me madam' at nurses, singing in the shower and stealing the same things as the Terminator would 14 years later) we get to know the Brigadier and new companion Liz Shaw. In one four-part adventure Holmes and script editor Terrance Dicks establish a new Doctor, a new format and supporting cast, and the memorable introduction of the Autons and the Nestene Consciousness.