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Better Then Bad; It's GOOD!,
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This review is from: Doctor Who: The Invisible Enemy (Story 93) & K9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (DVD)
Look, Doctor Who is never going to win any awards for special effects. In addition, the fight sequences occasionally leave me in stitches; I'm afraid everyone in the Doctor Who universe is easily felled with a stiff kick to the shins or a slight nudge to the back of the neck.
Once one gets past these rather inconsequential shortcomings, however, Doctor who is generally a combination of both acting and teleplay brilliance!
The Invisible enemy is no different. Amongst the excellent focal points of this "episode" are: the introduction of K-9 (who preceded even R2-D2 in the cute robot milieu), Leela at the top of her form, Tom Baker - brilliant as always, and a rather interesting plot involving a microorganism with intelligence.
Furthermore, this DVD includes K-9 and Company. As a kid, I always wanted, but was never able to see this quirky chapter in the Doctor Who canon. To be honest, I thought it was quite fun. The theme song, by the way, hilariously embraces the kitzchy-ness of 1970's techno-disco. All in all, Sarah Jane is always fun, K-9's neither over or under-utilized, and the side characters are more than adequate.
My verdict? A fantastic introduction to the Doctor Who collection of DVD's!