By Sophie Iles
This month marks officially a year since I started watching the First Doctor series properly for the first time after being nagged by a very special friend of mine. What’s the harm I remember thinking. It’s Doctor Who after all. Perhaps I’ll get something out of it.
A year later, here I am, talking about these adventures for this wonderful website. However, there is one confession I must make horridly clear. I skipped The Web Planet on my first proper watch-through of the series. I wish I could remember why. Was it what a friend had said about it not being a good story? Something had put me off regardless.
So officially, I’ve only in the past week watched this episode for the first time. With all it’s experiments with film, and only having alien creatures and no humanoids to deal with, it’s quite progressive in its creation.
But honestly, I didn’t nearly enjoy it as much as some of the other stories. Let’s get to the roots of why…