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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Husbands of River Song

This week we cover story #260, The Husbands of River Song!  When the Doctor unexpectedly encounters River Song for the first time with his current face, she doesn't recognize him -- and he's in for quite a surprise when he meets her OTHER husbands!

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Hell Bent" (David 8.75, Charlie 9, Trevor 8.5)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "The Apocalypse Mirror" (David 8, Charlie 8, Trevor 6)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #72, Death to the Daleks! You can stream the serial from Hulu+, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, BarnesAndNoble.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Invasion of the Dinosaurs

This week we cover story #71, Invasion of the Dinosaurs!  When dinosaurs start appearing in London, the city is evacuated.  The Doctor must find out where they're coming from and why in time to foil a sinister plot to rewrite time -- and root out the member of UNIT who's in on it!

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Invasion of the Dinosaurs" (David 8, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8.75)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #260, the 2015 Christmas special, The Husbands of River Song!  Please acquire a copy in a manner that won't get you on Santa's "naughty" list.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Time Warrior

This week we cover story #70, The Time Warrior!  The Doctor and reporter Sarah Jane Smith track abducted scientists to a temporal anomaly to medieval times: a member of the Sontaran warrior race is stealing them to fix his stranded spacecraft.  Can they defeat the Sontaran and return the scientists to their rightful time?

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Reversing the Polarity

Discussion of "The Time Warrior" (Charlie 8.85, David 8.25, Trevor 8.5, Connor 9)

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "The Blue Tooth" (Charlie 8, David 8.5, Trevor 8.25, Connor 10)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #71, Invasion of the Dinosaurs! We were unable to find a legal streaming source for this serial, but you can rent the DVD from Netflix or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Hell Bent

This week we cover story #259p3, Hell Bent!  The Doctor reveals the endgame of his plan, using Gallifrey's resources to rescue Clara from the very moment of her demise.  But has he gone too far, becoming the very things from which he has fled for so long?

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Hell Bent" (Trevor 9.25, David 9.5, Charlie 8.5)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "Torchwood: Fall To Earth" (Trevor 9.5, David 9, Charlie 9.5)

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Join us next week for our return to the classic era as we move into third Doctor Jon Pertwee’s final season with story #70, The Time Warrior! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Heaven Sent

This week we cover story #259p2, Heaven Sent!  The Doctor is trapped in a prison designed to force him to confess what he knows, but he'll find a way to escape, no matter how long it takes!

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Heaven Sent" (Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.5, David 9.25)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "Torchwood: The Conspiracy" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5, David 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #259 part 3, Hell Bent! Acquire a copy in a manner that won’t get you banished to a confession dial.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Face the Raven

This week we cover story #259p1, Face the Raven!  To rescue her friend Rigsy from a death sentence, Clara takes his place -- but when it turns out that even the Doctor can't save her, Clara must face the raven!

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Orycon Recap

Discussion of "Face the Raven" (David 8.75, Charlie 9, Trevor 8.75)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "The Last Post" (David 9, Charlie 8, Trevor 8.75)

Comics Storyline Review: The Four Doctors (five issues)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #259 part 2, Heaven Sent! Acquire a copy in a manner that won’t get you chronolocked.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Sleep No More

This week we cover story #258, Sleep No More!  The Doctor and Clara find themselves aboard a space station where a scientist attempting to render sleep obsolete instead creates a new kind of monster!

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag (featuring Jason Neuman's new podcast, After These Messages)

Join us at Orycon this weekend!  Check out our YouTube video for details!

Discussion of "Sleep No More" (Trevor 7.5, David 6.5, Charlie 4)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "Council of War" (Trevor 7.5, David 7.5, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #259, Face the Raven! Please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of space and time.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Zygon Inversion

This week we cover story #257 part 2, The Zygon Inversion!  With Clara kidnapped by the zygons and an evil double in her place, the Doctor must rush to stop the zygons and humans from wiping each other out!

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Zygon Inversion" (Charlie 9, Trevor 9.25, David 8.25)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "The Elixir of Doom" (Charlie 4, Trevor 4, David 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #258 part 1, Sleep No More! Please acquire a copy of the episode without violating the terms of the human/zygon peace treaty.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Zygon Invasion

This week we cover story #257 part 1, The Zygon Invasion!  For the past two years since establishing a peace treaty, the Zygons have peacefully lived amongst the humans.  But now they no longer seem content to hide their true nature...

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Premonition Is Just Remembering In the Wrong Direction

Discussion of "The Zygon Invasion" (David 7.5, Charlie 8, Trevor 8.75)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "The Forsaken" (David 6.75, Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #257 part 2, Inversion of the Zygons! Please acquire a copy of the episode without provoking UNIT into calling in an air strike against you.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Woman Who Lived

This week we cover story #256 part 2, The Woman Who Lived!  800 years after the Doctor saved Ashildr, she's become Lady Me and bears the wounds of living far too long.  Has the Doctor turned her into an enemy or a friend?

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Premonition Is Just Remembering In the Wrong Direction

Discussion of "The Woman Who Lived" (Trevor 7, David 7, Charlie 7)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "I, Davros 1.4: Guilt" (Trevor 8.5, David 7.25, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #257 part 1, The Zygon Invasion! Please acquire a copy of the episode without doing anything that could get you hanged...

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Girl Who Died

This week we cover story #256 part 1, The Girl Who Died!  When a Viking girl helps save her village from alien invaders and pays the ultimate price, the Doctor rewards her with virtual immortality.  But has he made a terrible mistake?

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Reversing the Polarity

Discussion of "The Girl Who Died" (Charlie 7, Trevor 7, David 8)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "I, Davros 1.3: Corruption" (Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.5, David 9.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #256 part 2, The Woman Who Lived! Please acquire a copy of the episode without causing any ripples that turn into tidal waves.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Before the Flood

This week we cover story #255 part 2, Before the Flood!  When the Doctor finds himself trapped in the past with an assurance that he must die there, he squares off against the Fisher King with nothing left to lose!

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Before the Flood" (David 7.75, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5)

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "I, Davros 1.2: Purity" (David 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #256: The Girl Who Died! Please acquire a copy in accordance with local laws in your place and time.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Under the Lake

This week we cover story #255 part 1, Under the Lake!  When the crew of an underwater base are under assault by ghosts, the Doctor and Clara step in to find out what's really happening -- but can they avoid being turned by their undead assailants?

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Convention Update/Reversing the Polarity

Discussion of "Under the Lake" (Trevor 8.75, David 8, Charlie 9)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "I, Davros 1.1: Innocence" (Trevor 9.25, David 9, Charlie 9)

August Comics Roundup

  • 10th Doctor Issue #13 “Spiral Staircase part 1”
  • 10th Doctor Issue #14 “Spiral Staircase part 2”
  • 11th Doctor Issue #14 “The Comfort of the Good part 1”
  • 12th Doctor Issue #10 “Gangland part 2”

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #255 part 2: Before the Flood! Please acquire a copy in accordance with local laws in your place and time.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Witch's Familiar

This week we cover story #254 part 2, The Witch's Familiar!  When the Doctor learns why Davros has summoned him to Skaro, his compassion is tested -- but will it lead him to redemption or ruination?

QotW/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Witch's Familiar" (Charlie 9.9, Trevor 9.5, David 8.75)

Segment Contributions: Lee Leonard, Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "The Havoc of Empires" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.25, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #255 part 1, Under the Lake! Please view a copy in accordance with the laws of time and space.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Magician's Apprentice

This week we cover story #254 part 1, The Magician's Apprentice!  The Doctor is summoned to the side of an old enemy who knows one of the Doctor's secrets -- it was the Doctor's compassion for him when he was but a vulnerable child that allowed him to grow up to unleash the greatest terror time and space have ever known!

QotW with special guest co-host Scott/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Magician's Apprentice" (David 9.5, Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.25)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "Prisoners of the Lake" (David 8, Charlie 8, Trevor 8.5)

July Comics Roundup

 

  • 9th Doctor Issue #3 “Weapons of Past Destruction Part 3”
  • 10th Doctor Issue #11 “The Fountains of Forever part 1”
  • 10th Doctor Issue #12 “The Fountains of Forever part 2”
  • 11th Doctor Issue #13 “Conversion Part 2”
  • 12th Doctor Issue #9 “Gangland Part 1”

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #254 part 2, The Witch’s Familiar! Please view a copy in accordance with the laws of time and space.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Series 9 Preshow

This week we cover our questions, hopes, and predictions about the upcoming series 9!

Question of the Week/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of Series 9

June Comics Roundup

  • 9th Doctor #2 “Weapons of Past Destruction part 2”
  • 10th Doctor #10 “Echo”
  • 11th Doctor #12 “Conversion part 1”
  • 12th Doctor #8 “The Fractures part 3”

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #254, part 1: The Magician’s Apprentice.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in the manner appropriate for your place and time.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Green Death

This week we cover story #69, The Green Death!  Global Chemicals is hiding a nasty secret, and Jo wants to uncover it.  When a man dies because of it, the Brigadier and the Doctor are on the case!

Labor Day Vacation

Discussion of "The Green Death" (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 9, David 8)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for a special series 9 pre-show as we run up to the new series of modern era Doctor Who!  If you'd like to contribute, tell us your predictions and hopes for the new season!  Send segment submissions to podcast@wanderin4d.com or share your thoughts on our Facebook page or on Twitter @WanderIn4D!

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Planet of the Daleks

This week we cover story #68, Planet of the Daleks!  The Doctor meets the Thals again when he and Jo wind up on a planet where the Daleks are massing an army!  Can they stop the Daleks before they set out to conquer the galaxy?

Question of the Week/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Planet of the Daleks" (David 9, Trevor 8.4, Charlie 8.75)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #69, The Green Death!  You can stream the serial from Hulu+ or Netflix, buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Frontier in Space

This week we cover story #67, Frontier in Space!  When the Doctor and Jo become tangled in a space border dispute between well-meaning humans from Earth and honorable Draconians, it becomes clear that a third party is nudging both empires toward war.  But who could it be?  SURPRISE!  It's the Master.  But behind him lurks an even greater threat...

Question of the Week/Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Sasquan Update

Discussion of "Frontier in Space" (Charlie 9, David 8.5, Trevor 9.25)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #68, Planet of the Daleks!  You can stream the serial from Hulu+, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD as part of the Dalek War boxed set from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Carnival of Monsters

This week we cover story #66, Carnival of Monsters!  When the Doctor accidentally lands on xenophobic Inter Minor, he finds himself inside the miniscope, a high tech ant farm for intelligent life.  But even if he can escape, can he free the other inhabitants and broker peace between the people of Inter Minor and their Lurman visitors?

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag with special guest co-host Connor

Discussion of "Carnival of Monsters" (Trevor 6, Charlie 5, David 6.5)

Connor's Corner

The Fantastic Alice Fox's Fantastic Podcast

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "Old Soldiers" (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 9.75, David 9.8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #67, Frontier in Space!  You can stream the serial from Hulu+, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD as part of the Dalek War boxed set from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Three Doctors

This week we cover story #65, The Three Doctors!  When a black hole begins consuming all of spacetime, the Time Lords decide that one Doctor isn't enough to solve this mystery -- they send in all three!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Three Doctors" (David 9, Trevor 9, Charlie 9, Connor 9)

Discussion of Big Finish Audio Adventure "The Prisoner of Peladon" (David 8, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Connor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #66, Carnival of Monsters!  You can stream the serial from Hulu+, Netflix, or Amazon Instant Video, buy the serial on iTunes, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Time Monster

This week we cover story #64, The Time Monster!  The Master draws the Doctor into his schemes to capture and control a powerful creature from beyond time itself, both in the present day and in ancient Atlantis!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Time Monster" (Charlie 9.5, David 9, Trevor 8.75, Scott 9.5)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #65, The Three Doctors!  You can stream the serial from Netflix, Hulu+, Amazon and iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, the WB Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Mutants

This week we cover story #63, The Mutants!  The Doctor visits a world where the natives are turning into mutants, and one of the human Overlords is setting himself up as dictator.  But what will happen when the Doctor decodes the Time Lords' message about what's REALLY happening?

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Mutants" (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8, David 7)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #64, The Time Monster!  This serial is out of print in region 1, but is available for a reasonable price in region 2.  You can also buy a digital copy on iTunes or rent the DVD from Netflix.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Sea Devils

This week we cover story #62, The Sea Devils!  The Doctor visits the Master in his island prison, only to find that his rival is inciting an aquatic branch of the Silurians to reclaim the Earth!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Sea Devils" (David 7.25, Trevor 7.5, Charlie 8)

Connor's Corner

 

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #63, The Mutants!  You can stream the serial from Hulu+, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers. 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Curse of Peladon

This week we cover story #61, The Curse of Peladon!  When the Doctor and Jo find themselves on the distant world of Peladon, they find that an ancient curse looms over the planet on the eve of its inauguration into the Galactic Federation!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

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Discussion of "The Curse of Peladon" (Charlie 8, David 6.75, Trevor 7.75)

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "Shadow of the Past" (Charlie 8, David 7.25, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #62, The Sea Devils!  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the WB Shop, or many other fine retailers.  It is also available as part of the Beneath the Surface boxed set, which also includes Doctor Who and the Silurians and Warriors of the Deep.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Day of the Daleks

This week we cover story #60, Day of the Daleks!  Sir Reginald Styles's peace conference is put at risk when guerillas from the future arrive and attempt to assassinate him -- and things only get worse as Ogrons and Daleks arrive from the future as well!  Can the Doctor stop them and protect future history?

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension "Tour Dates"

Discussion of "Day of the Daleks" (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8, David 8.25, Connor 10)

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Daleks: The Destroyers" (Trevor 6.5, Charlie 6.5, David 6.25, Connor 9.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #61, The Curse of Peladon!  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com,  the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Daemons

This week we cover story #59, The Dæmons!  Strange events are afoot at the Devil's Hump barrow -- it seems the Master has taken up demon summoning, and the Doctor is here to find out the truth behind these dark happenings!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Dæmons" (David 8.25, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 9)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #60, Day of the Daleks!  We were unable to find a legal way to stream this serial, but you can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon, the WB Shop or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Colony in Space

This week we cover story #58, Colony in Space!  The Doctor finds himself on the planet Uxarieus, where a colony is under attack from monsters and the Interplanetary Mining Corporation wants them off the planet.  The natives pose a threat as well, and things really get interesting when an Adjudicator arrives to sort things out -- and it turns out to be the Master!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Colony in Space" (Charlie 8, David 7, Trevor 7), in which one of the Wanderers takes a nap at an inopportune time!

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #59, The Daemons!  You can stream the serial from Hulu+, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop,, or many other fine retailers.

 

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Claws of Axos

This week we cover story #57, The Claws of Axos!  The Master is at it again, trying to trade the nutrient value of all life on Earth to the Axons in exchange for his freedom, his TARDIS, and the death of the Doctor!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Claws of Axos" (Trevor 8, Charlie 8, David 8)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish audio adventure: Prison in Space (Trevor 6.5, Charlie 6, David 6.75)

May Comics Roundup:

  • Tenth Doctor #9: The Weeping Angels of Mons part 4
  • Eleventh Doctor #11: Four Dimensions
  • Twelfth Doctor #7: The Fractures part 2

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #58, Colony in Space!  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, or many other fine retailers.

 

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Mind of Evil

This week we cover story #56, The Mind of Evil!  The Doctor's new nemesis, The Master, is back, and this time he's got new tricks up his sleeve: an evil machine and plans to sabotage a world peace conference!  Can the Doctor stop him in time?

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Mind of Evil" (David 7.75, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8.5)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #57, The Claws of Axos!  We were unable to find a way to rent the DVD as it’s not available in Netflix (though you can save it to your queue in case it comes back into stock).  However, you can stream the serial from Hulu+ or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Terror of the Autons

This week we cover story #55, Terror of the Autons!  Everybody's favorite plastic monsters are back, with a new ally: a rival Time Lord called the Master who turns out to be quite the nemesis for the Doctor!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Terror of the Autons" (Charlie 9.75, David 7.75, Trevor 8)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: The Queen of Time (Charlie 8.5, David 7.25, Trevor 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #56, The Mind of Evil!  We were unable to find anywhere You can stream the serial from Hulu+, buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Inferno

This week we cover story #54, Inferno!  When his TARDIS console malfunctions, the Doctor finds himself in a parallel universe where no one is the same.  When he sees that world come to an end, time is short for him to get back to his own reality and rescue Earth from the same fate!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Inferno" (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 9, David 8)

Connor's Corner

April Comics Roundup:

  • Ninth Doctor #1: “Weapons of Past Destruction”
  • Eleventh Doctor #9: “The Rise and Fall”
  • Eleventh Doctor #10: “The Other Doctor”
  • Twelfth Doctor #6: “The Fractures Part 1”

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #55, Terror of the Autons!  This serial is out of print in region 1, so a hard copy may be hard to find and/or very expensive.  You can stream the serial from HULU+, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com for LOTS of money.

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Ambassadors of Death

This week we cover story #53, The Ambassadors of Death!  When astronauts are lost on a trip to Earth, three space suited aliens are returned in their place.  But who are these deadly creatures and what do they want?  And are they the real villains here?

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Ambassadors of Death" (David 6.5, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 7)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #54, Inferno!  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, The BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Doctor Who and the Silurians

This week we cover story #52, Doctor Who and the Silurians!  A nuclear research facility discovers the cause of their recent anomalies: they have awoken an ancient race of reptilian humanoids who have been hibernating beneath the Earth's surface for hundreds of millions of years.  Can the Doctor make peace before the two species destroy each other?

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Spearhead from Space" (Charlie 8, David 8.25, Trevor 7)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #53, The Ambassadors of Death!  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who shop, or many other fine retailers. 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Spearhead From Space

This week we cover Jon Pertwee's introductory story #51, Spearhead from Space!  The Doctor finds himself stranded on Earth as the advance force for an invasion is just arriving and must help the Brigadier prevent catastrophe!

For this episode, we're joined by special guest co-host Connor!

Question of the Week/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Spearhead from Space" (Trevor 8, Charlie 9, David 8, Connor 8)

Bonus Viewing: The Avengers episode “From Venus With Love”

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Rosemariners" (Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8, David 6)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #52, Doctor Who and the Silurians!  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or many other fine retailers.  This serial is also available as part of the Beneath the Surface three serial pack, which is available from Amazon or the BBC Doctor Who Shop.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The War Games (episodes 6-10)

This week we cover the second half of the sixth season finale, story #50, Patrick Troughton's swan song, "The War Games", in which the TARDIS crew find themselves in right mess until the Doctor call upon the Time Lords to help sort it out -- and then they're in an even worse mess!

Discussion of "The War Games" episodes 6-10 Charlie 9.5/9.5, Trevor 8.5/9, David 9/8.75)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "Lords of the Red Planet" (Charlie 9, Trevor 8, David 9.5)

Patrick Troughton Retrospective

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Join us next week for our review of the seventh season premiere, Jon Pertwee’s introductory serial, story #51, Spearhead from Space!  This is the only serial of the classic series which is available on Blu-Ray!  You can stream it on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, or Hulu Plus, rent the DVD or Blu-Ray from Netflix, or buy the DVD or Blu-Ray from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Space Pirates

This week we cover the story #49, "The Space Pirates", in which the TARDIS crew get tangled up with deep space argonite pirates!

Discussion of "The Space Pirates" (Trevor 4, David 6, Charlie 6.5)

Connor's Corner

March Comics Roundup

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Join us next week for our review of the first 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.

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Seeds of Death width=

This week we cover the story #48, "The Seeds of Death", in which the Ice Warriors return to menace 21st century Earth!

Discussion of "The Seeds of Death" (Charlie 7, Trevor 8.75, David 6.85)

Connor's Corner

February Comics Roundup

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #49, The Space Pirates!  This six-part story is mostly lost, with only one episode intact.  (On the bright side, it is the last serial which still has missing episodes!)  You can acquire the soundtrack from Audible.com.

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Krotons

This week we cover the second half of story #47, "The Krotons", in which the Doctor and his friends meet the Gonds, a race dominated by the cheesy-yet-all-powerful Krotons!

Discussion of "The Krotons" (David 4.75, Charlie 4, Trevor 5.5)

Connor's Corner

Big Fnish audio adventure: "Resistance" (David 6.25, Charlie 6.75, Trevor 6.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #48, The Seeds of Death. This six-part story is fully intact..  You can stream the serial from Amazon Instant Video, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Invasion

This week we cover the second half of story #46, "The Invasion", in which Mavic Chen Tobias Vaughn's sinister allies, the Cybermen, put their dark plan into action, invading the Earth!

Outtakes in the 4th Dimension

Discussion of "The Invasion" episode 5-8 (Trevor 8.5/8.25, David 7.75/7.75, Charlie 9/9)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #47, The Krotons!  This four-part serial is fully intact.  You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or the BBC Doctor Who Shop.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Invasion

This week we cover the first half of story #46, "The Invasion", in which Mavic Chen Tobias Vaughn and his company Internet Explorer International Electromatics harbor a dark secret -- an alliance with a sinister alien race!

QotW: What are your picks for sci-fi/fantasy wonders 1-8?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Invasion" episode 1-4 (Charlie 8, Trevor 8, David 7.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: The Emperor of Eternity (Charlie 4, Trevor 6, David 6.66)

Doctor Who on the Web: The Doctor Who Chronology

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Join us next week for our review of the second half of Doctor Who story #46, The Invasion!  The remaining four parts are fully-intact.  There is a DVD release, but the Region 1 release is out-of-print and disproportionately expensive.  You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, if you have money to burn.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Mind Robber

This week we cover the story #45, "The Mind Robber", in which the TARDIS materializes in a land of fiction where the Doctor, Jamie, and Zoe are accosted by unreality!

QotW: What literary world would you like to see the Doctor visit?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Mind Robber" (David 6.2, Master Blaster 6.5, Trevor 6)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: The Selachian Gambit (David 8, Master Blaster 8, Trevor 8)

January Comics Roundup

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Join us next week for our review of the first four parts Doctor Who story #46, The Invasion!  This eight-part story is missing parts 1 and 4.  Due to its length, we’ll be splitting our coverage of it over the next two episodes of the podcast.  There is a DVD release, but the Region 1 release is out-of-print and disproportionately expensive.  You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, big spender.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Dominators

This week we cover the sixth season premiere, story #44, "The Dominators", in which the Doctor defends a planet of pacifists from a pair of space-faring conquerors bent on nothing short of total destruction!

QotW: During Troughton's era, Doctor Who tried to replace the Daleks.  What other sci-fi robot(s) would make good Doctor Who villains?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Dominators" (Trevor 6.5, David 6.5, Charlie 7.5)

Connor's Corner

A Farewell to Leonard Nimoy

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #45, The Mind Robber!  This five-part story is fully intact and available on DVD.  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, Netflix, or Amazon Instant Video, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Wheel in Space

This week we cover the fifth season finale, story #43, "The Wheel in Space", in which the Doctor finds himself on a space station under seige by the Cybermen!

QotW: If you could get any artist in history to create a portrait of the Doctor, which artist and which Doctor?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Wheel in Space" (Charlie 8, Trevor 8.25, David 8.5)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #44, The Dominators!  This five-part story is fully intact.  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Fury from the Deep

This week we cover story #42, "Fury from the Deep", in which the Doctor must contend with an invasion of killer seaweed and foam!  It's, uhh...  more dangerous than it sounds.

QotW: If you could have a sonic version of any tool of your choice, what tool would you choose?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Fury from the Deep" (David 6.75, Charlie 7, Trevor 7.75)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #43, The Wheel in Space!  This six-part story is missing four parts.  The soundtrack is available from Audible.com

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Web of Fear

This week we cover story #41, "The Web of Fear", in which the Doctor meets Alistair Gordon Lethbridge Stewart for the very first time!  Together, they face off once more against the Great Intelligence and its army of robot yeti!

QotW: Two plays a recorder.  Let's make it a band!  Which other Doctors are in it, and what instruments do they play?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Web of Fear" (Trevor 9.5, David 8, Charlie 9)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #42, The Web of Fear!  This six-part story is nearly intact, with only episode 3 missing.  You can stream the serial from Hulu, buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Enemy of the World

This week we cover story #40, "The Enemy of the World", in which Patrick Troughton does double-duty as both the Doctor and an aspiring world dictator known as Salamander, ah?  Say hello to my volcano!

QotW: We’ve seen Timothy Dalton on Doctor Who.  Which other James Bond portrayer would you like to see on the show?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Enemy of the World" (Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.5, David 8.75, Jess 9)

Connor's Corner

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Uncensored, an unedited clip of some of the nonsense that goes on after we turn off the mic.  Here are the associated photos:

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #41, The Web of Fear!  This six-part story is nearly intact, with only episode 3 missing.  You can stream the serial from Hulu, buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Ice Warriors

This week we cover story #39, "The Ice Warriors", in which a mysterious frozen humanoid found in a glacier turns out to be much more than he seems!

QotW: If you could arrange a teamup between a modern-era Doctor and a classic companion, which companion & which Doctor?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Ice Warriors" (David 7.5, Charlie 7.5, Trevor 8.25)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Bounty of Ceres" with special guest co-host Jess Hall! (Charlie 7.5, Trevor 8, David 8.5, Jess 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #40, Enemy of the World!  This six-part story is recent fully intact!  You can stream the serial from Hulu, buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Abominable Snowmen

This week we cover story #38, "The Abominable Snowmen", in which robotic yeti menace the monks of Det-Sen Monastery in Tibet in 1935 and we see the first introduction of a villain known in the modern era!  

QotW: If you could arrange a showdown between a modern-era monster and a classic Doctor, which monster vs. which Doctor?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Abominable Snowmen" (Trevor 6.5, David 6.5, Charlie 7.5)

Connor's Corner

December Comics Roundup: 10th Doctor #5, 11th Doctor #5, 12th Doctor #2

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #39, The Ice Warriors!  This six-part story is missing episodes 2 and 3; the other four parts are intact.  The Ice Warriors has a DVD release, with animated versions of the lost episodes.  You can buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Tomb of the Cybermen

This week we cover story #37, "The Tomb of the Cybermen", in which the Cybermen prove to the Brotherhood of Logicians that the logical thing to do would have been to leave them in their tombs.  

QotW: What’s your favorite Ben or Polly moment?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Tomb of the Cybermen" (Charlie 9, Trevor 7.75, David 8.1)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Forbidden Time" (Charlie 9, Trevor 9.25, David 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #38, The Abominable Snowmen!  This six-part story is mostly lost, with only one episode remaining.  The soundtrack is available from Audible.com.

 

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Evil of the Daleks

This week we cover story #36, "The Evil of the Daleks", in which the Daleks lure the Doctor and Jamie into a trap and learn how to be human!

QotW: What non-Whoniverse TV show would you recommend to fans of Doctor Who?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Evil of the Daleks" (David 8, Charlie 8, Trevor 8.5)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #37, Tomb of the Cybermen!  This four-part story is fully intact.  You can stream the serial from Hulu Plus or Amazon Instant Video, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

 

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