Arc of Infinity
Ther'es nothing terribly wrong here at least to me. One thing though: the Doctor looks like a total ass when Nyssa asks why the temporal grace thing doesn't work and he says "nobody's perfect." Okay then, the death of the archeologist woman and of course Adric is a direct result of his being cavilier about something that could have saved their lives, made things much easier to have rescued Adric and the like. This means this Doctor is a jerk.
That aside, the two plots of Robin and Colin going into the crypt is tense and scary in a way except of course for that giant chicken monster thingie that shoots them. Some say the identity of the villain is revealed (well, not Omega, everyone that knew anything about the history of DW would know it was Omega, I mean the henchTimeLord) but I didn't guess it. Nyssa's okay I guess but not overly interesting.
The idea that the Time Lords want to kill the Doctor is interesting and makes sense. Colin Baker as Maxil makes a strong villain and a thoroughly unlikeable evil Time Lord. What's with all the changes on Gallifrey between stories? I mean is it thousands of years inbetween the Doc's visits? Davison does a few little comic things here and it works (pointing one way and going another as he's done before).
Ther'es also a huge amount of technobabble going on again and again and it's annoying by this time. And again Tom Baker would have done all that better, faster, and with less emphasis on the techno and more on the babble. Here's it is just boring. Wel the ep isn't though. THe Time Lords are a more boring bunch here than ever before and Borusa...I like Sachs but his Borusa is not the strongest.
Anyway not a bad ep and a good cliffhanger. I also like Damon as a sympathetic charcater but I did suspect him of being the Omega henchman due to his gloves plus he lets the Doctor out and this gets the Doctor shot by Maxil....