There's something nasty in the caves and whatever it is it's
killing people. without a sound, without a trace of who or
what it is. With the arrival of the Doctor it quickly becomes
clear that the whatever is going on is far more complex and
sinister than it at first appeared. Could the mysterious killers
really be working for someone else and if so who?...
The return of the Cybermen was nothing short of the shock
implied by the title. And fortunately, the story really did
the metal menace justice. A dramatic plot, some excellent
casting, first rate direction and some inspired design work
all combined to create a classic Doctor Who. It really
doesn't come much better than this.
new-look Cybermen were perfectly realised by Richard Gregory
and even the usually wobbly sets appeared to have weight and
size. These elements combined to add a much-missed realism
to proceedings, an element that helped add power to an already
say that this is a great disc is so obvious that it hardly
needs a mention. The usual mix of top quality extras combined
with a pin sharp picture and crystal clear sound adds up to
a really good package. Top disc moments include the Easter
Egg - you really need to find it - and a special documentary
that explains, with no holds barred, how the show was put
together and why.
only all DVDs were as carefully put together as this one.
But fortunately for fans of Doctor Who the BBC seems
committed to a standard that others are rarely capable of
and buy this disc just for episode 5...
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