For CBBC channel viewers, the second series of The Sarah Jane Adventures has now concluded its run on British television, although there's still a repeat showing on BBC One next Monday afternoon. Now then is the perfect time to reflect on what we've all just seen - whether good or bad - and to let our opinions be known...
In other words, it's time for this year's Sonic Lipstick Awards!!
Listed below are this year's categories - expanded this year for greater coverage - and you can send your subsequent votes to this email address.
Please vote only the once, and as follows:
+ For categories that cover episodes, books or audio adventures give a mark out of ten.
+ For "Best Actor/Writer/Director/etc." pick one name from the list given.
+ Pick one of the two options in the "2 of a Kind" section.
+ Mark any sections not applicable to you as N/A.
The closing date for votes is January 10th (2009, obviously).
So, who will win?!
There's only one way to find out... VOTE!
BEST EPISODE (mark out of 10; 10 = highest, 1 = lowest)
1: "The Last Sontaran"
2: "Day of the Clown"
3: "Secrets of the Stars"
4: "The Mark of thr Berserker"
5: "The Temptation of Sarah-Jane Smith"
6: "Enemy of the Bane"
N/A: "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End"
BEST AUDIO ADVENTURE
1: "The Thirteenth Stone" (by Justin Richards)
2: "The Glittering Storm" (by Stephen Cole)
3: "The Ghost House" (by Stephen Cole)
4: "The Time Capsule" (by Peter Anghelides)
BEST ACTOR/ACTRESS (excluding Elisabeth Sladen)
1: Yasmin Paige (Maria Jackson)
2: Anjli Mohindra (Rani Chandra)
3: Daniel Anthony (Clyde Langer)
4: Thomas Knight (Luke Smith)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR/ACTRESS
1: Joseph Millson (Alan Jackson)
2: Juliet Cowan (Chrissie Jackson)
3: Ace Bhatti (Haresh Chandra)
4: Mina Anwar (Gita Chandra)
5: Alexander Armstrong (voice of Mr. Smith)
BEST GUEST STAR
1: Anthony O'Donnell (Sontaran Commander Kaagh - 2.1 & 2.6)
2: Ronan Vibert (Professor Skinner - 2.1)
3: Clare Thomas (Lucy Skinner - 2.1)
4: Bradley Walsh (Odd Bob the Clown - 2.2)
5: Floella Benjamin (Professor Rivers - 2.2)
6: Russ Abbott (Martin Trueman - 2.3)
7: Gary Beadle (Paul Langer - 2.4)
8: Jocelyn Jee Esien (Carla Langer - 2.4)
9: Rosanna Lavelle (Barbara Smith - 2.5)
10: Christopher Pizzey (Eddie Smith - 2.5)
11: Paul Marc Davis (the Trickster- 2.5)
12: Jimmy Vee (the Graske - 2.5)
13: Samantha Bond (Mrs. Wormwood - 2.6)
14: Nicholas Courtney (Brigadier Sir Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart - 2.6)
1: Sontaran Commander Kaagh
2: Odd Bob the Clown
3: Martin Trueman
4: Paul Langer (the Berserker)
5: The Trickster
6: The Graske
7: Mrs. Wormwood
8: The Bane
1: Phil Ford ("The Last Sontaran", "Day of the Clown", "Enemy of the Bane")
2: Gareth Roberts ("Secrets of the Stars", "The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith")
3: Joseph Lidster ("The Mark of the Berserker")
1: Joss Agnew ("The Last Sontaran", "The Mark of the Berserker")
2: Michael Kerrigan ("Day of the Clown", "Secrets of the Stars")
3: Graeme Harper ("The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith", "Enemy of the Bane")
1: What's the best SJA novelisation to date?
2: What is your favourite SJA toy release?
3: What other merchandise do you want to see released?
Which (unreleased) classic series Doctor Who Sarah Jane adventure would you like to see on DVD next?
THE YES/NO GAME
1: Do you buy the SJA novelisations? (if "yes" do you then read the books yourself?)
2: Would you buy a Sarah Jane Adventures official magazine?
3: Should Character Options release more SJA toys (if "yes" should these be more in line with the company's current Doctor Who releases?)
4: Do you want the Doctor to make a full blown cameo appearence?
5a: Was the characterisation of the Brigadier faithful to the classic series?
5b: Do you feel the Brigadier was well served by the plot of the finale?
6a: In your opinion could the show survive if Rani or Clyde departed?
6b: Could the show survive losing Luke Smith?
7a: Should the show end after series 3?
7b: Do you think the show will end after series 3?
8: Do you read SARAH-JANE.tv everyday?
2 OF A KIND (pick your preferred choice)
1: Series One or Series Two?
2: Maria Jackson or Rani Chandra?
3: Maria's parents or Rani's parents?
4: BBC One @ 4:35pm or CBBC Channel @ 5:15pm?
5: "Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?" or "The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith"?
6: SARAH-JANE.tv or TORCHWOOD.tv?
SERIES SHOWDOWN (pick your preferred choice)
1: Doctor Who (1963-2008)
2: Torchwood (2006-2008)
3: The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007-2008)
THE AVERAGE FAN
1: Are you male or female?
2: How old are you?
3: Are you a UK resident? If not, where are you from?
4: Were you a Doctor Who fan before?
5: Did you watch Sarah Jane Smith's Doctor Who adventures on original transmission in the 1970's?
GREATEST CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Name anybody involved in The Sarah Jane Adventures who you believe to have made the greatest contribution to the show's success.
Sum up series 2 in five words (or less!)
The results will be collected together, counted and posted online at the beginning of February 2009 - here's hoping your favourites win...
(There's only way one of making sure of that; get voting!)