Mission to the Unknown

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Re: Mission to the Unknown

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Re: Mission to the Unknown

Postby Martin_Kinsella » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:21 pm

That was great fun, they did a good job.
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Re: Mission to the Unknown

Postby Servorobot » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:49 pm

iank wrote:lols You've got to be kidding.
I lasted five minutes before the terrible acting saw me off.
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Funnily enough I had a similar feeling when watching the Macra animation. The awful animation (and the story) really put me off and I only watched it all the way through because I had to.

I didn’t think the acting was that bad, a bit wooden, but were not talking Pertwee guest star awfulness. No one channeled Cotton.
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Re: Mission to the Unknown

Postby Hartnell's Wig » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:06 am

Loved that, made with all respect to the original, unlike the animations.. I'd happily watch some more of these, but I'll never watch any more animations.
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Re: Mission to the Unknown

Postby LizR » Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:28 am

Yes, that was fun. The amateur dramatics and cheap sets seem appropriate... What a huge amount of work they must have put in!
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Re: Mission to the Unknown

Postby shuzbot » Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:26 am

richardsmith wrote:I bring you news of the second special episode of Something Who in a week to celebrate the release of the University of Central Lancashire's recreation of Mission to the Unknown.

After last week's episode https://somethingwho.podbean.com/e/episode-55-transmission-of-the-unknown/, in which Paul, Tim, Richard and Jac Rayner gushed over the YouTube release of the reborn Mission to the Unknown, we were contacted by the creative force behind the project - Andrew Ireland. Andrew joins Richard this week to discuss the project from its origins, through its realisation and release to possible future plans. It's a fascinating listen, if not quite 17 times as long as the YouTube "Making Of" as Jac requested.

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Re: Mission to the Unknown

Postby The Wooksta! » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:43 pm

Just watched it. It's... Well, it feels right, looks about right but it's ultimately disappointing. No disrespect to the UCLAN people, but it's Nation's awful script. The dialogue is appallingly bad in places, cringeworthy in several - especially Malpha (although I did enjoy a being from an outer "galaxy" having a Lancashire accent - do many planets have a Lancashire? Lolages!).

Full marks to the team for effort, although do we really have to have Nick Briggs involved in every sodding Dalek project?
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