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     Monday, April 27 2009 @ 10:03 PM EDT
    Blimey! What is going on? A nice looking spaceship, mysterious unseen aliens, the Doctor signing something and cooperating with them, the Doctor telling Leela to tell K9 to tell her to shut up! A return to Gallfrey! K9 arming his blaster to shut Leela up!

    Both the Doctor and K9 seem very mysterious here and when I first saw this episode I really thought the Doctor was possessed or just mad or crazy or something. It was most puzzling and I have to admit that that alone kept me interested and watching.

    Deadly Assasin fan lore says we saw a whole planet of doddering old men on the Planet but really we didn't. We saw a few doddernig old men, some other old men, and others who just looked regal. Here we see a lot of guards who might or might not be Time Lords and Leela, who one moment is mad at the Doctor and the next glad to be honoring him on a Gallifrey that at first seems okay with a female companion on it.

    The Doc yells at Borusa, who's in his new body--my favorite Borusa to be honest and claiming the Presidency. Then he puts on the crown and sinks to the floor.

    A strange and great ep and one that has some above great moments and great dialog AGAIN. Why was the Doctor asking about lead in his room, why did he come back at all, who is watching him and why. Even if you just watch DW once in awhile and saw this, I can't imagine why you wouldn't want to find out more about this. A great episode because of a great set up.

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