Doctor Who has launched a thousand spin-offs lately, but there's been no sign of the quirky time traveler's biggest sidekick, the man who put the "deadly" into "deadpan." (Okay, you know what I mean.) Until now, when Sir Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart showed up on the Sarah Jane Adventures, and brought verve to an otherwise standard idiot plot. Now here's hoping the Brig gets to unleash his steely nerves on some tentacle monsters next week.