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

 

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Happiness Patrol

This week we cover story #149, The Happiness Patrol!  The Doctor and Ace explore the colony of Terra Alpha, where unhappiness has been outlawed.  This displeases them, much to their own peril!

QotW: If you were to be executed by lethal candy, what kind of candy would you want it to be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Happiness Patrol" (Trevor 6, Charlie 7.75, David 6.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: THE LIVES OF CAPTAIN JACK - The Year After I Died (Trevor 6.5, Charlie 6.5, David 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #150, Silver Nemesis! You can stream the serial on BritBox, buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or other fine retailers. For our audio adventure, we’ll be continuing The Lives of Captain Jack boxed set with the second adventure, Wednesdays for Beginners. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D149.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Remembrance of the Daleks

This week we cover story #148, Remembrance of the Daleks!  The Doctor and Ace return to London, where two factions of Daleks are vying to capture the Hand of Omega.  The Doctor wants them to have it -- but which faction is the right faction, and how can he make sure the device serves its purpose?

QotW: If you were to to name a new Dalek story in the format "R________ of the Daleks", what would you call it?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Remembrance of the Daleks" (David 8.5, Trevor 9.25, Charlie 9)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: THE SIXTH DOCTOR - THE LAST ADVENTURE part 4: The Brink of Death (David 9.25/9, Trevor 8.75/8.5, Charlie 9.5/9.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #149, The Happiness Patrol! You can stream the serial from BritBox, buy a digital copy on iTunes, or rent the DVD from Netflix. The region 1 DVD is out of print and we couldn’t find an affordable source to buy it. For our audio adventure, we’ll be covering the first story from The Lives of Captain Jack boxed set, The Year After I Died. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D148.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Dragonfire

This week we cover story #147, Dragonfire! Rumor has it Iceworld is home to a dragon guarding a mysterious treasure, and the Doctor is keen to find out the truth.  But there's more to Iceworld than meets the eye, as the Doctor, Mel, and new companion Ace soon find out!

QotW: If you were to model a new Doctor Who creature after one from an existing sci-fi property, what creature would you adapt?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Dragonfire" (Charlie 7, David 8.5, Trevor 7.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: THE SIXTH DOCTOR - THE LAST ADVENTURE part 3: Stage Fright (Charlie 9.5, David 8.75, Trevor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #148, Remembrance of the Daleks! It’s not available from BritBox, but you can buy a digital copy on iTunes or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com,, or many other fine retailers. For our audio adventure, we’ll be continuing The Last Adventure boxed set with the fourth and final adventure, The Brink of Death. It’s available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D147.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Delta and the Bannermen

This week we cover story #146, Delta and the Bannermen!  The mysterious Chimeron woman, Delta, was fleeing the deadly Bannermen with precious cargo when she crossed the Doctor's path and got stranded on Earth in 1959.  What is her secret, and how can she be saved from her relentless foe?

QotW: The Doctor Who serial Delta and the Bannermen is an homage to Echo and the Bunnymen. What band would you use to create a titular homage?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Delta and the Bannermen" (Trevor 8, Charlie 8.5, David 7.25)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: THE SIXTH DOCTOR - THE LAST ADVENTURE part 2: The Red House (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #147, Dragonfire! You can rent the DVD from Netflix or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or other fine retailers. For our audio adventure, we’ll be continuing The Last Adventure boxed set with the third adventure, Stage Fright. It’s available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D146.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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