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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Mark of the Rani

This week we cover story #139, The Mark of the Rani!  In 1820s England, the Doctor finds he must contend with not just one, but two renegade Time Lords when his old foe the Master teams up with the sinister Rani!

QotW: Jodie Whittaker has been cast as the next Doctor, which of the Doctor's foes would you like her to encounter first?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Mark of the Rani" (Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.5, David 8.25)

Big Finish: TORCHWOOD: OUTBREAK part 3: Invasion (Charlie 8/8.5, Trevor 9/8.5, David 8/8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #140, The Two Doctors! The DVD is out of print and hard to find for sale in region 1, but you can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or stream the serial from BritBox. We’re taking a week off from audio adventures, but stay tuned for our next Big Finish review in a couple of weeks.

Direct download: WanderIn4D139.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Vengeance on Varos

This week we cover story #138, Vengeance on Varos!  The Doctor and Peri find themselves on Varos, a world where democracy and reality TV blend in a sinister game of government with lives on the line.  Can they set things right on this world without losing their own lives?

QotW: In Vengeance on Varos, Peri got undeservedly slapped. What Doctor Who character or creator actually deserves to be slapped?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Vengeance on Varos" (David 7, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 6)

Big Finish: TORCHWOOD: OUTBREAK part 2: Prodromal (David 8.25, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #139, Mark of the Rani! This serial is out of print and expensive to purchase a hard copy of, but you can buy a digital copy on iTunes or stream the serial on BritBox.com. For our audio adventure, we’ll be concluding the Torchwood: Outbreak series with Stage 3: Invasion. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D138.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension -- I'd Just Like To Take A Moment, Episode 1: The 13th Doctor

This week, the Wanderers recorded on Sunday night -- less than a day after the announcement of the 13th Doctor. Our discussion of the casting decision will be part of the podcast when it comes out this Thursday, but we wanted to get this segment out to you a few days early, while the news is still fresh. So here's a stand-alone release of this week's "I'd just like to take a moment..."


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Thanks for listening, everybody, and we'll be back on Thursday with our usual full-length episode covering our serial for this week, Vengeance on Varos!  Stay tuned...

Direct download: WanderIn4DMoment1JW.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Attack of the Cybermen

This week we cover story #137, Attack of the Cybermen!  The Doctor and Peri get entangled in Lytton's latest plot (see Resurrection of the Daleks) and it leads them back to the planet Telos, home of the Cryons and site of the Tomb of the Cybermen!  Can the Doctor stop the Cybermen from altering time by destroying the Earth?

QotW: What was your favorite series 10 episode and why?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Attack of the Cybermen" (Trevor 8.5, David 8.75, Connor 9.5, Charlie 9)

Big Finish: TORCHWOOD: OUTBREAK part 1: Incubation (Trevor 7, David 7.25, Connor 8, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #138, Vengeance on Varos! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, or many other fine retailers. It’s also available as the Colin Baker serial in the Doctors Revisited set. For our audio adventure, we’ll be continuing the Torchwood: Outbreak series with Stage 2: Prodromal. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D137.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Doctor Falls

This week we cover story #275b, The Doctor Falls!  Bill is a Cyberman and there's little hope for the people aboard the colony ship to survive the onslaught of the Cybermen.  What can the Doctor do to buy these people some time -- and what will it cost him?

QotW: If Bill doesn't survive the season as a companion, whom would you like to see cast as the next one?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "World Enough and Time" (Connor 11.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.75, David 7.5)

Connor's YouTube channel now features Doctor Who games!

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Join us next week as we return to our regularly scheduled classic Who coverage with Doctor Who story #137, Attack of the Cybermen! You can stream the serial from BritBox, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or many other fine retailers. Our audio adventure will be the first part of the Torchwood: Outbreak series, Incubation, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D275b.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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