The Liberator travels to the gambling paradise of Freedom City, where Blake is in search of a cybernetics surgeon known as Docholli who knows the location of Star One, the Federation power ... See full summary »

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The Liberator travels to the gambling paradise of Freedom City, where Blake is in search of a cybernetics surgeon known as Docholli who knows the location of Star One, the Federation power base. But Serverlan has implanted a bomb in Travis's robotic arm, which will kill both Blake and Travis, and Travis requires Docholli's help to remove the bomb. Written by Daniel Williamson

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The script suffered from the heaviest editing from original draft to final screen version. Some of this was due to the rather adult nature of some of the conversations between Jenna and Cally, who had infiltrated Freedom City in the guise of two ladies of the night. See more »

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Horrid!
12 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Clearly rushed with sloppy direction, plot holes, cheap sets and costumes and bad blocking, this is one of the absolute low points of Blake's 7 replete with a "spit take" for Avon. Even taken as an over the top counterpoint to the mostly serious and dour episodes of the second season, this is clearly an over correction. Bad French accents, aging sexpots (?), and large amounts of exposition to explain away the ridiculous plot don't help what is essentially a mess. The throwaway introduction of shrinking technology and a throwaway ending complete the experience. Travis and Servalan are more OTT than usual (who knew that was possible?) and the new character, Krantor, while initially amusing becomes tiring as the actor attempts to out camp the competition. A silly outing that is best forgotten.


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