Hot Picks

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Schlock 1973

- Rumor from Ground Control 2018

- Entanglement 2017

- Trick r' Treat 2018

- The Krays: Dead Man Walking 2018

- Spiral 2018

- An Hour to Kill 2018

- Reina 2017

- Tamburlaine the Great 2018

- The Scarlet Vultures 2018

- The Toybox 2018

- Misfit 2016

- Paranormal Farm 2 Closer to the Truth 2018

- Golden Temple Amazons 1986

- Gardiennage de'l Enfer 2018

- The Becky Carmichael Fan Club 2018

- Diane 2017

- Ripper Tour 2018

- Implement of Death 2012

- Johnny Gruesome 2018

- Song of Solomon 2017

- Weekend Getaway 2017

- Parallel 2018

- Candle Cove 2018

- The Dawnseeker 2018

- Choosing Signs 2013

- What Have They Done to Your Daughters 1974

- Pacific Angels 2018

- Bent 2018

- Five Fingers for Marseilles 2018

- The Isolated Heart 2018

- Tideland 2005

- Meeting Mommy 2017

- 42 Days 2018

- Affection 2018

- High Tea 2017

- Revenge 2015

- Colourblind 2018

- Shadow Builder 1998

- Sleazy Pete 2017

- Epidemic 2018

- The Basement 2018

- Dark Forest 2015

- Face of Evil 2016

- Bruce's Deadly Fingers 1976

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- The Night Monica Came Back 2017

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Doctor Who - Destiny of the Daleks

episode 104

UK 1979
produced by
Graham Williams for BBC
directed by Ken Grieve
starring Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, David Gooderson, Tim Barlow, Peter Straker, Suzanne Danielle, Tony Osoba, Penny Casdagli, David Yip, Roy Skelton (voice), David Gooderson (voice)
written by Terry Nation, script editor: Douglas Adams, music by Dudley Simpson

tv-series
Doctor Who, Doctor Who (Tom Baker), Doctor Who (classic series), Daleks, Davros

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

Doctor Who (Tom Baker) and the newly regenerated Romana (Lalla Ward, taking over from Mary Tamm) land on a planet that turns out to be Skaro, former homeplanet of the Doctor's deadliest foes, the Daleks, which is now deserted ... but is it ?

Soon enough, the Doctor and Romana see a spaceship land, and while the Doctor soon mingles with the spaceship crew, who turn out to be Movellans and seem quite friendly at first, Romana falls down a shaft and is taken prisoner - by the Daleks, who soon put her to work in their mines as a slave. Eventually, the Doctor, with the help of the Movellans and Tyssan (Tim Barlow), an escaped slave of the Daleks himself, frees Romana, and eventually too, they find out what the Daleks are really after ... Davros (David Gooderson), creator of the Daleks, who has spent an eternity buried under rubble, but who's still alive and who wants to lead the Daleks to their former glory again.

But why do the Daleks want Davros back, whom they disposed of in Genesis of the Daleks, the last Dalek-episode, in the first place ?

Actually, the Daleks are in a war with the Movellans which has led to a long-lasting stalemate. Why ? Because just like the Daleks, the Movellans are actually robots, and both of them are controlled by super computers, and the Dalek-supercomputer and the Movellan-supercomputer just can't make up a plan that the other can't counteract on, because they have no real cretivity. So the Daleks decided to turn to their creator Davros, who is still humanoid to an extent, while the Movellans soon think the Doctor will help them - which the Doctor has no desire to do since he has found out they are robots just as evil as the Daleks. Soon enough, the Movellans want to blow up Skaro while Davros wants to blow up the Movellan ship (using his Daleks as suicide bombers), but thanks to the freed Dalek-slaves led by Tyssan and thanks to the Doctor and Romana both plans are foiled, both the Dalkes and the Movellans on Skaro are overcome and destroyed, and Davros is put into deep-freeze. And the universe is safe once more ... or is it ?

 

The last ever Dalek story Terry Nation wrote for television - and unfortunately one of his weakest.

The concept of Destiny of the Daleks, with two supercomputers going to war but locked in stalemate before the first shot is even fired - so much so that they desperately need human input - is quite interesting, but all this premise amounts to is a run-of-the-mill adventure with your usual amount of running to and fro, lacking both the depth and the suspense of earlier stories, especially Genesis of the Daleks. Not totally bad though, just a missed opportunity.

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Doctor Who - Destiny of the Daleks
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find Doctor Who - Destiny of the Daleks here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Doctor Who - Destiny of the Daleks at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD

 

 

Stell Dir vor, Deine Lieblingsseifenoper birgt eine tiefere Wahrheit ...
... und stell Dir vor, der Penner von der U-Bahnstation hat doch recht ...
... und dann triffst Du auch noch die Frau Deiner (feuchten) Träume ...

 

Und an diesem Tag geht natürlich wieder einmal die Welt unter!!!

 

Bauliche Angelegenheiten
ein Roman von
Michael Haberfelner

 

Jetzt kaufen bei
Lulu.com