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Better than I remembered.
on January 10, 2011
When I did my review for "Attack of the Cybermen", I mentioned this story and critized it. I think it was a mistake. But I still don't think it's worth more than three stars. Out of all the Cybermen stories, I think this is my least favorite. Considering it had the Cybermen in it, and that it was the show's 25th Anniversary episode, my expectations of the story were high. And I also think that after such a good season premiere, it's hard for "Silver Nemesis" to really top "Remembrance of the Daleks".
The flaws of this story is that it's somewhat lacking in action, although the action scenes they did have in it such as the gun battle between the Nazis and the Cybermen were good as well as Ace's run in with the Cybermen in part three. But for a Cybermen story and the show's 25th anniversary, I think it could have used more action in it. Also there are some unanswered question at the end. Who is this Lady Peinforte in the first place? How did she come to possess the Nemesis? And how does she know how to time travel considering she's a 17th century woman? Although I did like how they made the Doctor more mysterious in this serial. I also think that the ending of this story is way to similiar to that featured in "Remembrance of the Daleks".
Don't get me wrong, it's still a good story, but I think it could have been a whole lot better. It's still enjoyable though, just don't get your expectations too high as I did.