Monster of the Day #563 Updated on September 26, 2012 By Ken Begg 14 Comments “Quick, Harry, the Space Flit!” Tweet Pin It Related PostsMonster of the Day 1589 (Jun 22, 2017) Monster of the Day #1588 (Jun 21, 2017) Monster of the Day #1587 (Jun 20, 2017) Monster of the Day #1586 (Jun 19, 2017) Monster of the Day #1585 (Jun 16, 2017) By Ken Begg http://jabootu.net David Fullam Hope the Wiirn come back to the show one day. Gamera977 The Wirrn has turned!!! Yeah, they were cool monsters. Flangepart With better animation. I could just imagine the guy pushing the ‘bug trolly’ below camera view. Toby Clark If it helps, they’ve been in two Big Finish audio adventures. KeithB Flit jokes never get old. bgbear_rogerh “Please remove your exoskeleton and put on this robe and the doctor will be in in just a minute” cullen_waters I’ll reiterate what I said yesterday: I love this story. I love the Wirrn. I also love the fact this isn’t the worst F/X Doctor Who had. GalaxyJane That (dis)honor might belong to the show’s other anthropomorphic insects, the Zarbi. Or maybe not, there were a few real stinkers over the years, though as I was there for the stories instead of the monsters, I never really worried about it much. Then again, compared to my *other* favorite 70s Brit SF show as a kid, “The Tomorrow People” Doctor Who’s effects were “Star Wars” quality. Marsden Will we get a Cyberman soon, or a Sontaran, they were up next. How about Harry? cullen_waters Actually, the story I had in mind was Invasion of the Dinosaurs. The Zarbi look pretty good in comparison. Which, now that I’ve written that, isn’t saying very much at all. fish eye no miko How about the Myrka from “Warriors of the Deep”? GalaxyJane The bubble-wrap blobs from “The Three Doctors” were pretty crap too, though I love the ep. I’m not sure I could pick a winner for Goofiest Classic Who monster, I’m spoiled for choice. cullen_waters It might be easier to list the good monsters than the bad. :-) Both the Myrka and the blobs were terrible, but neither looked like… well… toys. Toys and malformed puppets. Which was the case with Invasion of the Dinosaurs. Gamera977 I dunno, I think in some cases the worse the monster the more I love it! Still always struck me how they’d have a monster as awesome as the Zygons and something as awful as the Loch Ness monster hand puppet in the same episode!