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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Last Christmas

This week we cover story #253, "Last Christmas", in which the Doctor and Clara must team up with Santa Claus to escape from a persistent dream state!  And then escape from a persistent dream state!  And then escape from a persistent dream state!  And then...

QotW: If you could create a Doctor Who toy, what would it be?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Last Christmas" (Charlie 8, Trevor 8.25, David 8)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #36, The Evil of the Daleks!  Six of the seven parts of this serial are lost, but the soundtrack is available from Audible.com.

 

Direct download: WanderIn4D253.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Faceless Ones

This week we cover story #35, "The Faceless Ones", in which the mysterious Chameleon Tours is taking young people on sightseeing expeditions -- from which they never return!  Can the Doctor and his companions unravel the mystery before Chameleon Tours puts an untimely end to their investigation?

QotW: What’s your favorite Doctor Who Christmas special episode?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Faceless Ones" (Trevor 9, David 6.75, Charlie 7)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #253, Last Christmas!  This is the 2014 Christmas special starring Peter Capaldi as the twelfth Doctor -- please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of your place and time.

 

Direct download: WanderIn4D035.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Macra Terror

This week we cover story #34, "The Macra Terror", in which the Doctor and his companions must discover the shadowy power that secretly manipulates a relentlessly cheerful and unwitting people...

QotW: If you could have a Doctor Who holiday special for a holiday other than Christmas, what holiday would you choose and why?

Jess Hall's Rapid-Fire QotWs!

Listener Mailbag with special guest Jess Hall!

Discussion of "The Macra Terror" (Charlie 7, Trevor 8.25, David 6)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "House of Cards" (Charlie 8, Trevor 7.75, David 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #35, The Faceless Ones!  Four of the six parts of this serial are lost, but the soundtrack is available from Audible.com.

 

Direct download: WanderIn4D034.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Moonbase

This week we cover story #33, "The Moonbase", in the Doctor must discover the cause of a mysterious illness in a weather station the moon before the base personnel expire and the world's weather goes haywire!

QotW: If you could have a Doctor Who holiday special for a holiday other than Christmas, what holiday would you choose and why?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Moonbase" (David 7, Charlie 7, Trevor 7.5)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "Upstairs" (David 6, Charlie 6.5, Trevor 6.25)

Variety: Doctor Who November Comics Roundup (Tenth Doctor #4 and Eleventh Doctor #4)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #33, The Moonbase!  We were unable to find a streaming source for this serial, but the DVD is available from Amazon.com, The Doctor Who BBC Shop, or many other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D033.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Underwater Menace

This week we cover story #32, "The Underwater Menace", in which the fish people perform a three minute ballet sequence!

QotW: What unresolved plot point in the show would you like to see addressed in upcoming modern era episodes?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Underwater Menace" (Trevor 6.75, David 6.75, Charlie 7)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Dark Planet" (Trevor 8, David 8, and Charlie 7.5)

Variety: First Doctor retrospective.

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #33, The Moonbase!  We were unable to find a streaming source for this serial, but the DVD is available from Amazon.com, The Doctor Who BBC Shop, or many other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D032.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Highlanders

This week we cover story #31, "The Highlanders", in which we meet Jamie McCrimmon, a Scottish highlander destined not only to help his people in their time of need, but to wander all of time and space at the Doctor's side!

QotW: What was your least favorite William Hartnell serial?  (The Feast of Steven is not a serial.)

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Highlanders" (Charlie 6, Trevor 5, David 6.75)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance" (Charlie 6, Trevor 8, David 6.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #32, The Underwater Menace!  The soundtrack is available on CD or from Audible.com, and episode 3 and a few brief surviving video clips can be found on the Lost in Time DVD set.

Direct download: WanderIn4D031.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Power of the Daleks

This week we cover Patrick Troughton's debut, story #30, "The Power of the Daleks", in which a new man saunters away where the Doctor used to be -- and right into a game of danger, intrigue, and Daleks!

QotW: What was your favorite William Hartnell serial?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Power of the Daleks" (David 7, Charlie 8, Trevor 6)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #31, The Highlanders!  The soundtrack is available on CD or from Audible.com, and the few brief surviving video clips can be found on the Lost in Time DVD set. 

Direct download: WanderIn4D030.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Death in Heaven

This week we cover the thrilling conclusion of this series’s two-part series finale, story #252 part 2, "Death in Heaven", in which the Doctor must face off against Missy, make the hard choices, and learn once and for all whether he's a good man!  We're joined this week by special guest co-hosts Jess Hall and Justin Haywald!

QotW: Now that it's finished, what was your overall impression of series 8?  Like, dislike, highlights, lowlights?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Death in Heaven" (David 9.7, Charlie 10, Trevor 8, Jess 8, Justin 7)

Connor's Corner

The Wanderers' Doctor Who Series 8 Retrospective

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Join us next week as we resume coverage of the classic era of Doctor Who with our review of second Doctor Patrick Troughton’s introductory story #30, The Power of the Daleks!  We invite you to follow along by enjoying the serial before the podcast.  Although all six episodes of this story are lost, the soundtrack is available from Audible.com.

 

Direct download: WanderIn4D252p2.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Dark Water

This week we cover the first part of this series’s two-part series finale, story #252, "Dark Water", in which the Doctor and Clara finally discover the identity of the mysterious Missy!

QotW: Do you think kids make good protagonists in #DoctorWho (Courtney, the Coal Hill kids) or should they stick to adults?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Dark Water" (Trevor 8.75, David 8.9, Charlie 9)

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who 12th Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #252 part 2, Dark Water -- the conclusion of this series’s two-part series finale!.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of space and time.

Direct download: WanderIn4D252p1.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: In the Forest of the Night

This week we cover Doctor Who story #251, 2014's "In the Forest of the Night", in which the Doctor must uncover the secret behind the forest which has covered the globe overnight -- and what dire fate it may signal for humanity!

QotW: Halloween is coming up here in the US.  What Doctor Who monster (classic or modern) did you find the scariest?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "In the Forest of the Night" (Charlie 5, Trevor 5, David 7)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "Here There Be Monsters" (Charlie 8, Trevor 4.5, David 7.5)

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who 11th Doctor #3 from Titan Comics

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #252, Dark Water -- the first part of this series’s two-part series finale!.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of space and time.

Direct download: WanderIn4D251.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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