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THE STRANGER (1991-1995): TIME FOR ANOTHER SUCH PASTICHE OF DOCTOR WHO?

The StrangerTHE STRANGER – Given the current uproar over the disastrous Chibnall retcon, Balladeer’s Blog takes a look at the “brief shining moment” when Colin Baker was starring in what is often called a bootleg Doctor Who series. Less antagonistic interpretations call the BBV series a pastiche or a knowing “homage” to Doctor Who.  

When The Stranger series of stories first came out it was a few years after the original run of Doctor Who was over. For the many Colin Baker fans who felt he got robbed of an opportunity to shine as the Doctor for reasons beyond his control, these episodes were basically just barely-concealed stories featuring Colin’s regeneration of the timelord from Gallifrey. 

Consider:

*** Colin Baker went from playing an enigmatic traveler in time and space known only as the Doctor to playing an enigmatic traveler in time and space known only as the Stranger.     

Colin Baker*** The most popular companion of Baker’s Doctor was Peri Brown, played by Nicola Bryant. The Stranger’s companion was “Miss Brown,” played by Nicola Bryant.

*** The Doctor and his companions traveled in a time/space vehicle called the Tardis. The Stranger and his companions traveled in a never-seen vehicle coyly referred to as their “mode of transportation.” Continue reading

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TEDDI BARRETT AS EDWARD WOZNIAK’S MORDILLO BLUSH IN AN ALL-NEW STORY!

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak's Neo-Pulp heroine Mordillo Blush.

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak’s Neo-Pulp heroine Mordillo Blush.

At last it’s the second serialized story of Dr Mordillo Blush, Edward Wozniak’s Neo-Pulp heroine! Last time around Dr Blush – modeled by Teddi Barrett, the world’s sexiest woman – saved millions of lives in Los Angeles. This time around Mordillo is out to save adults on Elm Street from certain death at the hands of a macabre menace who stalks the dream dimension. Continue reading

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TEDDI BARRETT: RETURNING SOON IN YET ANOTHER ADVENTURE OF EDWARD WOZNIAK’S MORDILLO BLUSH!

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak's Neo-Pulp character Mordillo Blush.

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak’s Neo-Pulp character Mordillo Blush.

Yes, with her debut adventure behind her and the lives of countless millions in California saved by the heroic efforts of Dr Mordillo Blush even greater escapades lie ahead! From the shocked look on Mordillo’s face her next battle with the forces of science run amok may be even more terrifying than the first one was! Continue reading

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SULTRY TEDDI BARRETT IS RETURNING SOON IN MORDILLO BLUSH, PART TWO

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak's Neo-Pulp heroine Mordillo Blush

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak’s Neo-Pulp heroine Mordillo Blush

Teddi Barrett, the World’s Sexiest Woman, is returning soon in the 2nd pulse-pounding chapter of Mordillo Blush’s debut sci-fi adventure!  Millions of lives are in danger and our courageous and brilliant heroine Dr Blush is the Continue reading

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TEDDI BARRETT, THE WORLD’S SEXIEST WOMAN, COMING SOON AS EDWARD WOZNIAK’S MORDILLO BLUSH!

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak's Mordillo Blush

Teddi Barrett as Edward Wozniak’s Mordillo Blush

Teddi Barrett IS the world’s sexiest woman and she is coming soon modeling as Mordillo Blush, Edward Wozniak’s sultry Neo-Pulp heroine. Dr Blush, a Parasexologist, is the star of a series of erotic and satirical science fiction adventures.

Think of a sexy version of Dr Who or Doc Savage. Be sure to Continue reading

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FORGOTTEN TELEVISION: COUNTERSTRIKE (1969)

COUNTERSTRIKE is a tragically forgotten British sci fi  television series from 1969. Jon Finch (left) portrayed Simon King, an alien agent who worked for the Intergalactic Council. This council had sent him to Earth to protect it from a group of renegade aliens  from a dying planet who wanted to conquer the Earth and make it their new home.

Not the most original of premises, but that inimitable British panache breathed life into the series, which Continue reading

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TODAY’S FORGOTTEN TELEVISION TREASURE: COUNTERSTRIKE (1969)

COUNTERSTRIKE is a tragically forgotten British sci fi  television series from 1969. Jon Finch (left) portrayed Simon King, an alien agent who worked for the Intergalactic Council. This council had sent him to Earth to protect it from a group of renegade aliens  from a dying planet who wanted to conquer the Earth and make it their new home. Not the most original of premises, but that inimitable British panache breathed life into the series, which unfortunately ran Continue reading

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