Monthly Archives: June 2011

William Hartnell in COLOUR!

See if you can spot which Hartnell stories these are from!

I thought you might like to see the raw frames before any artwork filters etc get applied. I`m really pleased with the way some of these colourised screengrabs have turned out, especially the last one where Billy`s bent over the blob. Just fits perfectly. Great fun to do, although I freely admit I`m not the greatest of colourisers – that honour goes to the incomparable Stuart Humphreys of Babelcolour fame.

Now if only I had the time, energy and patience for rotoscoping like a certain Mr Kelvington…

BLOOPERS! – Genesis of the Daleks

Genesis is the latest Fan Edit I`m working on and, guess what, I spotted some Bloopers…

first up, here`s a lovely boom shadow on Davros` bonce…

Not entirely sure about this next one, but can we really be sure this studio light was meant to be seen?

and finally, looks like the Thals decided to cut corners – and ceilings – when they built their city…

The Game of Rassilon

If only we`d had Character Options when they made The Five Doctors

Dalek Masterplan – The SSS

The Space Security Service – Agents Corey, Gantry, Vyon and Kingdom…

UFO – the new SHADO

Remember UFO – Commander Ed Straker battling green-skinned blokes in red spacesuits…
but what if they were fighting a different enemy?

Ratings Graphs – Sylvester McCoy

Here`s our final Ratings Graphs for the Classic Series, this time covering the Sylvester McCoy years.

first here’s the ratings graph for the era as a whole, showing the average rating for each story…

Dr Who Ratings - Sylvester McCoy

and here`s the ratings for each episode of those stories…

TIME AND THE RANI

ratings dr who time and the rani

PARADISE TOWERS

ratings dr who paradise towers

DELTA AND THE BANNERMEN

ratings dr who delta and the bannermen

DRAGONFIRE

ratings dr who dragonfire

REMEMBRANCE OF THE DALEKS

ratings dr who daleks remembrance

THE HAPPINESS PATROL

ratings dr who happiness patrol

SILVER NEMESIS

ratings dr who silver nemesis

THE GREATEST SHOW IN THE GALAXY

ratings dr who greatest show

BATTLEFIELD

ratings dr who battlefield

GHOST LIGHT

ratings dr who ghost light

THE CURSE OF FENRIC

ratings dr who curse of fenric

SURVIVAL

ratings dr who survival

and when you put all those together, this is what you get, season by season…

SEASON 24

Average Audience 4.9M

dr who ratings season 24

SEASON 25

Average Audience 5.3M

dr who ratings season 25

SEASON 26

Average Audience 4.1M

dr who ratings season 26

Ratings Graphs – Colin Baker

Poor old Colin! Brilliant Doctor at just the wrong time in the show`s history. And nowhere is that more “graphically” illustrated than in the shedding of three million viewers between seasons…

dr who ratings colin baker

That`s the average for each story.

Here’s what the ratings look like for Colin’s debut story…

THE TWIN DILEMMA

dr who ratings twin dilemma

…and his first season –

ATTACK OF THE CYBERMEN

dr who ratings attack of the cybermen

VENGEANCE ON VAROS

dr who ratings vengeance on varos

THE MARK OF THE RANI

dr who ratings mark of the rani

THE TWO DOCTORS

dr who ratings the two doctors

TIMELASH

dr who ratings timelash

REVELATION OF THE DALEKS

dr who ratings daleks revelation

and if you want to know what both seasons look like…

SEASON 22

Average audience 7.1M

dr who ratings season 22

SEASON 23

The Trial of a Timelord

Average Audience 4.1M

dr who ratings trial of a timelord