Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: A Journey Through Doctor Who

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The War Games (episodes 1-5)

This week we cover the first half of the sixth season finale, story #50, Patrick Troughton's swan song, "The War Games", in which the TARDIS crew find themselves in a strange muddle of Earth wars from throughout history, all being overseen by mysterious alien overlords!

Discussion of "The War Games" episodes 1-5 (David 8.5, Charlie 9, Trevor 9.5)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "An Ordinary Life" (David 8.75, Charlie 8, Trevor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of the second half of Doctor Who story #50, The War Games!  This ten-part story is fully intact.  Due to its length, we will be covering it in two parts.  Sadly, we could not find this serial legally available for streaming, and the region 1 DVD is out of print and very expensive if you can even find it.  You can rent the DVD from Netflix, however.  DVD releases do appear to be available at reasonable prices in regions 2 and 4.  We were also unable to locate a soundtrack, though an audiobook read by David Troughton is available at audible.com.

 

 

Direct download: WanderIn4D050p1.mp3
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