Television

Thomas Blanky (Ian Hart) in The C, the C, the Open C (Image courtesy AMC Studios / Amazon. All rights reserved)

“The C, the C, the Open C” is the ninth episode of the TV show “The Terror”, an adapatation of a novel by Dan Simmons with the same title, and follows “Terror Camp Clear”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “The C, the C, the Open C”.

While Lady Jane Franklin (Greta Scacchi) asks again for help to begin an expedition to rescue the crews of the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror ships, Captain Francis Crozier (Jared Harris) tries to keep his men alive without losing their humanity. Cornelius Hickey (Adam Nagaitis) does’t hesitate to resort to cannibalism to feed the mutineers who followed him.

Commander James Fitzjames (Tobias Menzies) in Terror Camp Clear (Image courtesy AMC Studios / Amazon. All rights reserved)

“Terror Camp Clear” is the eighth episode of the TV show “The Terror”, an adapatation of a novel by Dan Simmons with the same title, and follows “Horrible from Supper”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “Terror Camp Clear”.

Captain Francis Crozier (Jared Harris) and Commander James Fitzjames (Tobias Menzies) go to the stone cairn to update the information previously left so that someone can find out what happened to Franklin’s expedition. When they return to the camp, they find it practically in a state of war because of the intrigue by Cornelius Hickey (Adam Nagaitis) and the paranoia stressed by the fog that has fallen over the area.

Lt. John Irving (Ronan Raftery) in Horrible from Supper (Image courtesy AMC Studios / Amazon. All rights reserved)

“Horrible from Supper” is the seventh episode of the TV show “The Terror”, an adapatation of a novel by Dan Simmons with the same title, and follows “A Mercy”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “Horrible from Supper”.

In April 1848 the survivors of Franklin’s expedition abandon the ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror to walk to safety. Captain Francis Crozier (Jared Harris) is persuaded by Dr. Henry Goodsir (Paul Ready) that canned food is poisoning men and as soon as possible sends small teams hunting for possible arctic animals.

Doctor Who - The Ark

“The Ark” is an adventure of the third season of “Doctor Who” classic series, which aired in 1965. It’s a four parts adventure written by Paul Erickson e Lesley Scott and directed by Michael Imison.

The Tardis materializes in what looks like a jungle and Dodo (Jackie Lane) thinks she’s at the zoo outside London thinking that some trick was used to transport her from where she left. The First Doctor (William Hartnell) tries to convince her that they and Steven (Peter Purves) have traveled in space and time arriving who knows where and when but Dodo starts believing him only with the arrival of strange one-eyed aliens.

When the travelers are brought into the presence of the Guardians, who are human, they are told that this is an ark that is traveling to another planet in order to save humanity and other Earth’s species. The human passengers and the Monoid aliens are peaceful but when Dodo starts infecting them with her cold the consequences could be catastrophic with patients who have no immune defense against that disease.

Dr. Stephan Stanley (Alistair Petrie) in A Mercy (Image courtesy AMC Studios / Amazon. All rights reserved)

“A Mercy” is the sixth episode of the TV show “The Terror”, an adapatation of a novel by Dan Simmons with the same title, and follows “First Shot a Winner, Lads”.

Note. This article contains spoilers about “A Mercy”.

Captain James Fitzjames (Tobias Menzies) wants to abandon the Erebus and Terror with all the survivors to try to walk to safety. To try to improve the men’s morale, he decides to have a masked party on ice. Dr. Henry Goodsir (Paul Ready) finds further evidence that they all risk lead poisoning but Dr. Stephan Stanley (Alistair Petrie) doesn’t seem to pay any attention to him.