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Doctor Who and the Web of Fear by Terrance…
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It is exactly 50 years since this classic Doctor Who story, featuring Yeti emerging from deadly mists and roaming in the London Underground, one of the iconic images of 1960s Doctor Who. This novelisation is adequate, but not one of the particularly outstanding ones, and is little different from the TV version, except for a bit of shuffling scenes round, with little or no deeper characterisation. It would have been nice to have seen some effects of the terrifying events on those living and working in central London. ( )
  john257hopper | Feb 15, 2018 |
The Doctor, Jamie and Victoria encounter killer robot Yeti again--this time with the added bonus of killer fungal growths! I love when time travellers meet people they knew at some other point in time. ( )
  wealhtheowwylfing | Feb 29, 2016 |

it's another good one, again from the time when Terrance Dicks was still taking it seriously. He wisely strips out a lot of the chasing up and down bits of the Underground, but actually puts in a couple of crucial scenes that weren't in the original story - most importantly, the first meeting between the Doctor and the future Brigadier, but also the sinister initial encroachment of the Web on central London. It's rare that I will say this, but Dicks has actually improved a good original story here. ( )
  nwhyte | Apr 25, 2008 |
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The TARDIS narrowly avoids becoming engulfed in a cobwebby substance in space. It arrives in the London Underground railway system, the tunnels of which are being overrun by the web and by the Great Intelligence's robot Yeti. The Intelligence's goal is to drain the Doctor's mind; can the Doctor sabotage the device before the Intelligence's plan comes to fruition?… (more)

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