About Time: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who: 1966-1969, Seasons 4 to 6
Constituting the largest reference work on Doctor Who ever written, the six-volume About Time strives to become the ultimate reference guide to the world's longest-running science fiction program. Written by Lawrence Miles (Faction Paradox) and long-time sci-fi commentator Tat Wood, About Time focuses on the continuity of Doctor Who (its characters, alien races and the like), but also examines the show as a work of social commentary. In particular, Miles and Wood dissect the politics and social issues that shaped the show during its unprecedented 26-year run (from 1963 to 1989), detailing how the issues of the day influenced this series. As part of this grand opus, About Time 2 examines Doctor Who Seasons 4 to 6 (1966 to 1969) -- a massive paradigm shift for the show, as Patrick Troughton takes over the lead role. Among other things, About Time 2 answers such vitally important Who questions as What's the Timeline of the Cybermen?, Whatever Happened to the USA? and Did Sergeant Pepper Know the Doctor?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JonArnold - LibraryThing
In which Tat Wood does his best to prove that less is more. The original edition of this was the first in the About Time series. At the time it was a fresh approach for Who guidebooks, which had ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
Though chronologically third, About Time 3 was actually the first volume of the series published, and consequently the shortest. Several years later, an expanded edition of it was released, but that ... Read full review