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Doctor Who: Remembrance of the Daleks (Story 152) (1975)

Sylvester McCoy , Sophie Aldred , Andrew Morgan  |  NR |  DVD
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Actors: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Terry Malloy
  • Directors: Andrew Morgan
  • Format: Color, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: BBC Video / Warner Bros.
  • DVD Release Date: April 2, 2002
  • Run Time: 93 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005Y6XI
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #79,002 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Doctor Who: Remembrance of the Daleks (Story 152)" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Extended and deleted scenes
  • Alternate angles: Chemistry Lab, Gate Explosion
  • Outtakes compilation
  • Optional subtitled production notes
  • Who's who
  • Photo gallery

Editorial Reviews

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"Remembrance of the Daleks," the final Doctor Who story to feature the titular mutant cyborgs, is a particularly notable adventure for the way it ties the plot into the very first story, "An Unearthly Child," made 25 years before. It is 1963, and the seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, arrives in London with new companion Ace (Sophie Aldred), where two Dalek factions are engaged in a deadly search for the Hand of Omega. Ace quickly proves herself adept with high explosives, and while there are references to the history of the show, including some nice in-jokes, the drama is played much straighter than in McCoy's first season as the time traveler. This is Doctor Who with a decent budget; the period setting is surprisingly lavish and there are some fairly intense action sequences. The Daleks remain as menacing as ever, the plotting has an intriguing air of mystery, and McCoy injects some steel into his characterization. Aldred serves an ace as a heroine with attitude (very much post-Sarah Connor from The Terminator), and if this really does prove to be the Daleks' swan song, at least they go out with a bang. --Gary S. Dalkin

Product Description

"Remembrance of the Daleks," the final Doctor Who story to feature the titular mutant cyborgs, is a particularly notable adventure for the way it ties the plot into the very first story, "An Unearthly Child," made 25 years before. It is 1963, and the seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, arrives in London with new companion Ace (Sophie Aldred), where two Dalek factions are engaged in a deadly search for the Hand of Omega. Ace quickly proves herself adept with high explosives, and while there are references to the history of the show, including some nice in-jokes, the drama is played much straighter than in McCoy's first season as the time traveler. This is Doctor Who with a decent budget; the period setting is surprisingly lavish and there are some fairly intense action sequences. The Daleks remain as menacing as ever, the plotting has an intriguing air of mystery, and McCoy injects some steel into his characterization.

DVD Features:
Audio Commentary:by actors Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred
Deleted Scenes
Multiple video angles
Outtakes
Production Notes:Optional caption stream


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52 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A worthy upgrade November 17, 2009
Format:DVD
Okay, folks. Before you go writing a one star review about how "BBC Video has double-dipped again and they don't even have half the series out yet!", let me provide some backstory on the trials and tribulations that led to this release. I'm not going to discuss the actual episode (aside from the music), as I haven't seen it yet, and many others have said more interesting things about it anyway.

When Remembrance of the Daleks was first released on DVD in the UK, a number of mistakes were made in the restoration process that led to some video effects being eliminated (eg. a Dalek ray gun was removed from a scene where a soldier gets exterminated, although his skeleton still shows through). Corrections were made for the subsequent North American and Australian releases, but UK viewers had to put up with it for a while. In 2007, the Restoration Team decided to go back and remaster the episode from scratch, with a new set of bonus features and the missing effects reinstated. It was included in a boxset release of the five Davros serials there. As you may recall, there were originally plans to release the Davros set and a standalone version of Remembrance in North America in March 2008, but thanks to complications over the inclusion of Big Finish audio dramas in the boxset, both releases got canned. In July 2009, the Special Edition was released in the UK in a standalone version, which is now coming to North America, eight months later.

So now that that's out of the way, is this worth buying if you have the original? Well, considering how the UK release of the Key to Time season blew the original North American set out of the water, it can be easily assumed that the BBC has given us a worthy double-dip for this release.
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81 of 88 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sly Mckoy versus the Daleks on DVD February 6, 2002
Format:DVD
Remembrance of the Daleks is the only Sylvester Mcoy Dalek story and it's the best 7th Doctor they made. It involves the Doctor returning to the very Junk Yard where the program began in 1963 just a few days after his first incarnation left. For some reason, two warring factions of Daleks have traveled back to this time as well. Why are they there and what do they want... and what exactly was the Doctor doing in 1963 London back in the first episode anyway? All these questions will be answered.
It is so cool that Dr. Who is coming out on DVD with all the extras you could want. It's a pity other show DVDs such as the recent Farscape episode don't have such extras. Hopefully the forthcoming Star Trek DVDs will. Here's a list of the extras you'll get...
commentary by Sylvester McCoy & Sophie Aldred, deleted scenes, out-takes, on screen production note subtitles, multi-angle scenes, the original trailers, photo gallery
Ths commentary is pretty good. More consistent and informative than the Robots of Death Commentary but not quite as entertaining as The Five Doctors Commentary or the Caves of androzani Commentary. Sophi and Sylvester talk a lot about things that happened on the set and the careers of some of their costars in the story. Pretty interesting stuff...
On another note... if you're looking for new Dr. Who material. Look for the audio releases of the missing episodes. Look for my list "Missing Dr. Who's on Audio and Video" to find out about this. [....]Look for "The Web of Fear" for starters. "The Dalek's Master Plan" Audio Release is awsome too. Also check out Big Finnish productions for the new audio adventures of Dr. Who featuring Doctors ranging from Peter Davison to Paul Mcgann. Was this review helpful? Did you learn something new from it? Please vote Yes.
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23 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars They hate each other's chromosomes... August 18, 2003
Format:DVD
Even the very title, REMEMBRANCE OF THE DALEKS, suggest that nostalgia is going to play a big part in the story. This breakthrough 1988 episode by Ben Aaronovitch once again pits the Doctor against his oldest enemies, and for a Doctor Who serial, the scripting is unusually fast-paced, with not only an inordinate amount of action and better-than-average visual effects, but also some very well-developed characters and unexpected surprises.
Sylvester McCoy has by now very firmly established himself as the Doctor and kicks off his second season by re-introducing an air of mystery to the role. Just when the fans thought they knew everything there was to know about their hero, along come some new plot twists and hushed moments of dialogue to turn the Almighty God Of Plot Continuity on its head. New companion Ace (Sophie Aldred) wastes no time in establishing her rapport with "The Professor," and the two of them are already forging a partnership that will be the best-loved duo since the days of Tom Baker's Doctor and Elisabeth Sladen's Sarah Jane Smith.
More than a mere hat-tip to the series' own pilot episode, REMEMBRANCE actually returns to 1963 London and familiar settings last seen haunted by William Hartnell's incarnation of the first Doctor: to include Coal Hill School (including some prominent scenes in the Chemistry lab), and Foreman's junkyard in Totter's Lane. The long-standing question of just exactly what the Doctor was originally DOING here is finally answered as two warring schisms of Daleks emerge out of space-time and begin the all-out battle that viewers have been waiting for since 1984's REVELATION OF THE DALEKS.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Ace is tops for the 80s companions,
The chemistry between McCoy and Aldred is wonderful to watch on screen.

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Published 1 month ago by Charles T. Parker
5.0 out of 5 stars The best!!!!!
The best episode ever!!!! You must buy you must buy you must buy be you must buy or you will be extermanated!
Published 2 months ago by ASH
4.0 out of 5 stars A trip down memory lane in the Tardis
I originally saw this when I was 8/9 years old. I remember certain scenes from my childhood. I'm 34 now. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Kish
5.0 out of 5 stars Steel vs Steel
One of the best stories in the classic series. The Doctor travels to Earth in 1963 to finish some unfinished business. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Andrew50
5.0 out of 5 stars New and Exciting Ways to Kill Daleks
Dales. Back in the day when they weren't used every other episode. The shout outs to where Doctor Who got it's start (Cole Hill School and Trotters Lane), Ace demolishing a Dalek... Read more
Published 5 months ago by M. Ruble
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome!!
i love this show, both the classic and newer episodes! special feature galore! will definitely buy more until i have them all!
Published 5 months ago by Mark Fritsch
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great episode
Sylvester McCoy is one of my favorite Doctors, and I've almost finished collecting his entire series as the intrepid Time Lord.
Published 7 months ago by Mackie
5.0 out of 5 stars 1963
Another great episode. 7 and Ace a great team as ever. The Daleks great as ever. This show gave a great tribute to past adventures. I would recommend this show to anyone.
Published 7 months ago by Chris Coyne
5.0 out of 5 stars Tardis
Who doesn't love Dr. Who? If you don't know, you need to. You might think you know but you have no idea! One of the best Sci-Fi-Action-Comedies for over 50yrs.
Published 7 months ago by Drew
5.0 out of 5 stars And Daleks take to the field
What I remember most about this episode is that Daleks can climb stairs. Always before running up or down a level of stairs has ended the chase. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Jim Phillips
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