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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: It Takes You Away

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in modern-day Norway, where they find a mysterious house in the woods and a scared blind girl whose father has disappeared.  What ancient force lies behind the mysteries they've uncovered here?

QotW: What natural geographic feature would make a good secret prison for naughty aliens?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "It Takes You Away" (David 8.5, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 9, Connor 8.75)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.07: The Abandoned (David 7.5, Trevor 7.25, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #286, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be the eighth story in Fourth Doctor Adventures series 3, entitled “Zygon Hunt”, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D285.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Witchfinders

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in 17th century Lancashire, where witch trials are all the rage -- but something other than witches and human fallibility is behind these tragic executions!  What dark secret lies behind Becka Savage's obsession?

QotW: If you were to Kerblam! a gift to a Doctor of your choice, which Doctor and what gift?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Witchfinders" (Connor 8.5, David 7.75, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7.5)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.06: Destroy the Infinite (David 7.25, Trevor 7.5, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #285, It Takes You Away! Please view the episode without drawing the attention of the Witchfinders. Our audio adventure will be 4th Doctor Adventures, series 3, #7: The Abandoned, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D284.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Kerblam

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends at the massive Kerblam! warehouse and shipping center where people are disappearing and someone -- or something -- has called for help.

QotW: What historical event would you like to see a 13th Doctor episode about?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Kerblam!" (Charlie 7, Connor 8.75, David 7.75, Trevor 8.75)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.05: Last of the Colophon (Charlie 7.5, David 7.75, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #284, The Witchfinders! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be 4th Doctor Adventures, series 3, #6: Destroy the Infinite, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D283.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:18pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Demons of the Punjab

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in Punjab in 1947.  India is about to be partitioned, Yaz's grandmother is about to be married, and people are dying.  Who is the mysterious assassin any why are they doing this?

QotW: Just like in Harry Potter, the 13th Doctor is bestowing points to her friends. To date, how many points would you award to Ryan, Yasmin, and Graham (respectively) and why?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Demons of the Punjab" (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8, Connor 8.5, David 8.75)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.04: The Evil One (Trevor 7.5, Charlie 8.25, David 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #283, Kerblam! Please view the episode in accordance with the traditions of your place and time. Our audio adventure will be 4th Doctor Adventures, series 3, #5: Last of the Colophon, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D282.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:34pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Tsuranga Conundrum

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends aboard the medical vessel Tsuranga, where a mysterious alien is menacing the crew and eating the ship.  Can the Doctor figure out what it wants before its snacking becomes fatal?

QotW: This week we saw the Doctor face giant spiders in a hide-behind-the-couch style episode. What sort of real-world critters would you find scariest for the Doctor to face (in embiggened form or otherwise)?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Tsuranga Conundrum" (David 8.25, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8, Connor 8.9)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.03: The Crooked Man (David 8.25, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #282, Demons of the Punjab! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who - Fourth Doctor Adventures, volume 3, number 4: THE EVIL ONE, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D281.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Arachnids in the UK

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in returning to modern-day Sheffield.  But something is wrong with the spiders, especially in real estate developer Jack Robertson's new hotel.  What does this mean, and how can it be put right?

QotW: If you were to alter the course of a major historical event via subtle changes, which event would you change and how would you influence its outcome?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Arachnids in the UK" (Connor 8, David 7.5, Trevor 7, Charlie 6)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.02: White Ghosts (David 7.5, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #281, The Tsuranga Conundrum! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be Fourth Doctor Adventures, series 3, #3, The Crooked Man, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D280.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Rosa

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955.  There they find a mysterious time traveler trying to alter Earth's history, meet some of the heroes of America's anti-segregation movement, and find that in order to be part of the solution, they have no choice but to be part of the problem.

QotW: If you could design a new threat or hazard to add to Desolation, what would it be?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Rosa" (Charlie 9, Connor 9, David 8.5, Trevor 9)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.01: The King of Sontar (Charlie 8, David 8, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #280, Arachnids in the UK! Please view the episode without getting yourself sent to Stormcage. Our audio adventure will be the second story in The Fourth Doctor Adventures series 3 White Ghosts! The adventure is available from BigFinish.com, either individually or as part of the boxed set.

Direct download: WanderIn4D279.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Ghost Monument

This week, the Wanderers join the thirteenth Doctor and her companions on the planet Desolation, a deadly planet where two racers are competing in a desperate race for survival and unimaginable wealth.  They must reach the site of The Ghost Monument -- a mysterious police box which appears once every thousand rotations!

QotW: This season Doctor Who features its first companion with a disability. What other previously-unrepresented demographics would you like to see represented on the show?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Ghost Monument" (Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8.5, Connor 8.5, David 8.9)

Big Finish: Nightshade (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7, David 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #279, Rosa! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be the first story from the Fourth Doctor Adventures series 3, The King of Sontar! The adventure is available from BigFinish.com, either individually or as part of the boxed set.

Direct download: WanderIn4D278.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Woman Who Fell To Earth

This week, the Wanderers join the newly-regenerated thirteenth Doctor in meeting new companions Ryan, Graham, and Yaz.  Together, they track down the nefarious Tim Shaw and become friends through shared risk, victory, tragedy, and surprises.

QotW: Chris Chibnall has said that classic characters and villains will not be a focus of series 11, but there may be some nods and references. What classic references would you most like to see in the new series?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Woman Who Fell To Earth" (David 7.75, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Connor 8.25)

Big Finish: All-Consuming Fire (Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.75, David 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #278, The Ghost Monument! Please view the episode without drawing the attention of Tim Shaw. Our audio adventure will be Nightshade, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D277.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Utopia/The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Martha, and... is that Jack, clinging to the outside of the TARDIS? ...in discovering the secret of the mysterious Mr. Saxon and facing one of the Doctor's oldest and deadliest nemeses. HERE COME THE DRUMS HERE COME THE DRUMS!

QotW: If you were to take over the world, what song would be playing as your Master plan came to fruition?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Utopia/The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords" (David 9.9, Connor 9.75, Charlie 10, Trevor 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #277, the series 11 premiere and Jodie Whittaker’s introductory adventure, The Woman Who Fell To Earth! Please view the episode in accordance with your local, state, national, planetary, and galactic laws. Our audio adventure will be All-Consuming Fire, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D187.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Blink

This week, the Wanderers join Sally Sparrow in modern-day England, where they find their lives may depend on following the Doctor's urgent advice: Don't turn your back, don't look away, and don't blink!

QotW: If the Doctor were to leave a secret message for you as an Easter egg on your favorite DVDs, what are the top three titles he should put it on to maximize your chances of finding it?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Blink" (Trevor 10, David 8.5, Connor 9.5, Charlie 9)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Theatre of War (Trevor 7.5*, David 7.5, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #187, the three-part series 3 finale, Utopia, The Sound of Drums, and Last of the Time Lords! Given the amount of material to cover for that story, we’ll be taking the week off from our Big Finish reviews, but audio adventure coverage will resume soon!

Direct download: WanderIn4D186.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Human Nature/The Family of Blood

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha in England in 1913!  The Doctor is hiding from alien pursuers, working as a schoolteacher in a boys' school with Martha posing as his maid.  Even his biology and memories have been rewritten in service of the ruse, but somehow it's not enough -- what will the now-human John Smith do when killer aliens come a-calling?

QotW: If you were the Doctor and needed to unleash your fury to punish a villain without killing them, what would the punishment be?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Human Nature/The Family of Blood" (Charlie 9, Trevor 9.75, David 8.5, Connor 9.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Highest Science (Charlie 5.5, Trevor 5.75, David 7.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #186, Blink! Our audio adventure will be Theatre of War, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D185.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: 42

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha in on a ship in deep space where something has gone horribly awry -- the ship is plummeting toward a nearby star, with only 42 minutes left to repair it and escape!  But someone -- or something -- has other ideas!

QotW: If you could choose a trivia question that people had to answer correctly in order to open a door and gain access to the restricted area behind it, what question would you choose?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "42" (Connor 8, Charlie 7, Trevor 6.5, David 7.25)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.4 Master of Worlds (Connor 9.5/9.75, Charlie 9/9.5, Trevor 9.25/8.5, David 9.5/9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #185, the two-parter Human Nature and The Family of Blood! Our audio adventure will be The Highest Science, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D184.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Lazarus Experiment

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha in modern-day London, for the unveiling of Professor Lazarus's new invention which he promises will change what it means to be human.  And that it does -- with disastrous consequences!

QotW: If you could use a machine that could give you one superpower, what power would you take and why?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Lazarus Experiment" (David 8.25, Connor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 7.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.3 Code Silver (David 9.25, Connor 9.25, Charlie 9, Trevor 9.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #184, 42. Our audio adventure will be the last part of the UNIT -- Cyber-Reality boxed set, Master of Worlds. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D183.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha for a trip to Depression-era New York, where people are vanishing and one of the Doctor's oldest foes is behind it!  But this time, they have a new trick up their sleeve...  err...  gunstick?

QotW: If you were to create a hybrid of the Daleks with another Doctor Who race (other than humans), what other race would you choose and what would you call the result?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks" (Trevor 7.75, David 8.5, Connor 8.75, Charlie 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.2 Telepresence (Trevor 6.5, David 8.25, Connor 8.75, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #183, The Lazarus Experiment! Our audio adventure will be the third part of the UNIT -- CYBER-REALITY boxed set, Code Silver. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D182.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Gridlock

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha for a trip to New New York in the year 5 billion and 53.  Things have gone awry here since the Doctor's last visit, and many of the citizens have gone to the motorway -- a permanent traffic jam from which no one ever returns!  The Doctor and Martha must discover why, help the motorists, and uncover another cryptic clue to the Doctor's future!

QotW: If you were on Gridlock’s motorway and needed two passengers to gain access to the fast lane, who would you take with you?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Gridlock" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5, David 9.25, Connor 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.1 Game Theory (Charlie 8, Trevor 7.5, David 8.75, Connor 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #182, the two-parter Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks! Our audio adventure will be the second part of the UNIT - CYBER-REALITY boxed set, Telepresence. The boxed set is, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D181.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Shakespeare Code

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha for a trip to London in 1599 to meet the man himself, Shakespeare!  But they find he's fallen under the influence of mysterious creatures who are twisting his words to their own dark purposes -- who are they and what do they want?

QotW: If the Doctor were to take any author, living or dead, on an adventure, which author would he take and where would they go?

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Shakespeare Coed" (Connor 9.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.25, David 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT -- Encounters -- Invocation (David 8.75, Charlie 8.75, Trevor 8.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #181, Gridlock! Our audio adventure will be the first story in the UNIT -- Cyber-Reality boxed set, Game Theory. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D180.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Smith and Jones

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and new companion Martha Jones on the moon to discover why the Judoon have abducted an entire hospital -- and they seem intent on punishing non-humans!

QotW: If the Judoon were pursuing you across the universe for crimes you committed on alien worlds, what would the charges be? 

So Here's the Thing.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Smith and Jones" (David 8.75, Connor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.75*)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT -- Encounters -- Invocation (David 8, Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #180, The Shakespeare Code!  Our audio adventure will be the fourth and final part of the UNIT -- Encounters boxed set, False Negative.  The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D179.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Runaway Bride

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and first-time companion Donna Noble to solve the mystery of how she wound up in the TARDIS and why everything seems to be going wrong at her wedding -- a mystery which, strangely, seems to pre-date the Earth!

QotW: On Doctor Who, Christmas decorations tend to come to life and become lethal. What other holiday paraphernalia would you like to see attack the Doctor?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Runaway Bride" (Trevor 8.25, David 8, Connor 8, Charlie 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT -- Encounters -- Invocation (Trevor 6, David 6.5, Charlie 5.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #179, Smith and Jones! Our audio adventure will be the third part of the UNIT -- Encounters boxed set, The Sontaran Project. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D178.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Army of Ghosts/Doomsday

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Rose, Mickey, and Jackie to face down not one but TWO of the Doctor's bitterest foes!  

QotW: If you could choose two #DoctorWho enemy races to meet in a story, which races would you choose?

So Here are the Things... (Comic Con edition)/Listener Mailbag/Who News (Comic Con edition)

Discussion of "Army of Ghosts/Doomsday" (Charlie 9.25, Trevor 9.25, David 8.75, Connor 9.25)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT -- Encounters -- The Dalek Transaction (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 7.75, David 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #178, The Runaway Bride!  Our audio adventure will be the second installment of the UNIT Encounters boxed set, Invocation.  The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D177.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Fear Her

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for a trip to the Olympics in London, 2012.  But something is amiss -- children are disappearing from a quiet neighborhood and no one quite seems to know why.  Who -- or what -- could be behind this?

QotW: If you could choose one inanimate object to transform into a monster or villain in #DoctorWho, what would it be? #QotW

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Fear Her" (Connor 9.5, Charlie 6, Trevor 7, David 6.75)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Project: Lazarus (Charlie 7.75, Trevor 7.75, David 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #177, the two-part series two finale, Army of Ghosts and Doomsday! Our audio adventure will be the first story in the UNIT Encounters boxed set, The Dalek Transaction. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D176.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Love and Monsters

This week, the Wanderers are scarcely in the story as Elton takes center stage, reporting the adventures of LINDA and their encounters with the Doctor and the Abzorbaloff!

QotW: If you could pick a minor character from Doctor Who to be the star of one episode instead of the Doctor, who would it be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Love & Monsters" (David 6.5, Connor 6, Charlie 6.25, Trevor 6.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Doctor Who and the Pirates (David 8, Charlie 9, Trevor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #176, Fear Her! Our audio adventure will be Project: Lazarus, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D175.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit

This week, the Wanderers find themselves stranded with the Doctor and Rose aboard a sanctuary base in the 43rd century, on a planet in an impossible orbit around a black hole.  But sealed beneath the planet's surface lies a dark secret older than time!

QotW: If you could write an episode of Doctor Who that was an homage to another movie, TV show, or franchise, what would it be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit" (Trevor 6.25, David 6.25, Connor 6.25, Charlie 7.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Sandman (Trevor 8.25, David 7.75, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #175, Love & Monsters! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who and the Pirates, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D174.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Idiot's Lantern

This week, the Wanderers accidentally join the Doctor and Rose in 1953 England, just in time for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II -- but something is very wrong here, and the world's first major televised event seems to be at the center of it all!

QotW: What television presenter do you think would make a great villain on Doctor Who?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Idiot's Lantern" (Charlie 7, Trevor 7.5, David 6.25, Connor 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Sandman (Charlie 8, Trevor 8, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #174, The Impossible Planet and The Satan Pit! Our audio adventure will be Jubilee, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D173.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Rose, and Mickey on an accidental trip to a parallel universe where Pete Tyler lives, Cybus Industries rules, and YOU will be upgraded!

QotW: If your parallel universe doppelganger had a different name (like Ricky vs. Mickey), what would it be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel" (Connor 9.5, Charlie 9, Trevor 8.5, David 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Project: Twilight (Trevor 7, David 8, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #173, The Idiot’s Lantern! Our audio adventure will be The Sandman, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D172.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Girl in the Fireplace

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Rose, and Mickey to explore a spaceship which contains clockwork men, a horse, and 18th-century France, and to meet Madame de Pompadour!

QotW: Ruin a Doctor Who episode title by adding, removing, or changing a letter.

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Girl in the Fireplace" (Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.5, David 8.5, Connor 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Bloodtide (Charlie 6.5, Trevor 6, David 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #172, Rise of the Cybermen and The Age of Steel! Our audio adventure will be Project: Twilight, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D171.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: School Reunion

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Rose, Mickey, Sarah Jane, and K-9 to investigate Deffry Vale High School and why its students have been disappearing!

QotW: What two classic companions (living or dead) would you like to see reunited with the 13th Doctor?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "School Reunion" (Connor 9, Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.25, David 9.9)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Holy Terror (Trevor 9, Charlie 9, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #171, The Girl in the Fireplace! Our audio adventure will be Bloodtide, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D170.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Tooth and Claw

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for a trip to Victorian Scotland, where they cross paths with Queen Victoria herself, and a real werewolf!

QotW: What real life public figure do you think would make a good companion for the Doctor?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Tooth and Claw" (David 8, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 7.5, Connor 7)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Apocalypse Element (David 7.75, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #170, School Reunion! Our audio adventure will be The Holy Terror, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D169.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:26pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: New Earth

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for a trip to New Earth to visit the Sisters of Plenitude and uncover the dark secret behind their hospital's "miracle cure"!

QotW: If you needed to give Cassandra a new host for her consciousness, who would you choose? (Real or fictional.)

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "New Earth" (Connor 8, David 8, Trevor 8, Charlie 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Spectre of Lanyon Moor (David 7.75, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #169, Tooth and Claw! Our audio adventure will be The Apocalypse Element, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D168.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Christmas Invasion

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose the 2005 Christmas special, The Christmas Invasion!

QotW: What was your favorite ninth Doctor story and why?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Christmas Invasion" (Charlie 9, Connor 9, David 9, Trevor 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Marian Conspiracy (Charlie 8.75, David 8.75, Trevor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #168, New Earth! Our audio adventure will be The Spectre of Lanyon Moor, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D167.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Rose, and Captain Jack for the first series finale: Bad Wolf and The Parting of the Ways!

QotW: If you could leave a two-word message for yourself throughout space and time, what would it be and in what locations would you place it?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Bad Wolf"/"The Parting of the Ways" (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 9.2, Connor 9, David 9.65)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Master (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7.5, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #167, The Christmas Invasion! Our audio adventure will be The Marian Conspiracy, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D166.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Boom Town

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Rose, and Captain Jack for Boom Town!

QotW: If the Doctor gave you a last request before delivering you to your certain doom, what would you ask for?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Boom Town" (David 8, Trevor 6.5, Charlie 7, Connor 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Zagreus (David 9.9, Trevor 7, Charlie 9.5, Connor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #166, the two part season finale, Bad Wolf and The Parting of the Ways! Our audio adventure will be Master, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D165.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:10pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Rose, and Captain Jack for The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances!

QotW: If you could go on a romantic date with Captain Jack (or someone else of your choice, but seriously, who would turn down Captain Jack?) at any historical event, when and where would you go?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/A Word From Our Friends At Baycon

Discussion of "The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances" (Connor 9.5, David 7.75, Trevor 9.5, Charlie 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Neverland (David 8.75, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #165, Boom Town!  Our audio adventure will be Zagreus, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D164.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Father's Day

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for Father's Day!

QotW: If you had an opportunity to change any one event from the past (either historical or personal), what would it be and how would you do it?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Father's Day" (Charlie 9.75, Connor 9.5, David 9, Trevor 9)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Time of the Daleks (Charlie 8.5, Connor 9, David 7.75, Trevor 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #164, a two-parter comprising The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances! Our audio adventure will be Neverland, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D163.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Long Game

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for The Long Game.

QotW: If you could travel to the future and bring a piece of future tech home with you for your own use, what would it be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Long Game" (Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9, Connor 9, David 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Embrace the Darkness (Charlie 7, David 7.75, Trevor 6)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #163, Father’s Day! Our audio adventure will be The Time of the Daleks, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D162.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Dalek

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for Dalek.

QotW: If you could choose five items from #DoctorWho to store in your own personal museum, which items would you choose? #QotW

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Dalek" (David 8, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8.5, Connor 7)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Seasons of Fear (David 9, Trevor 8*, Charlie 9, Connor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #162, The Long Game! Our audio adventure will be Embrace the Darkness, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D161.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Unquiet Dead

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for Aliens of London and World War Three.

QotW: If you were away traveling with the Doctor for a year, how would you explain your absence upon your return?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Aliens of London" and "World War III" (Connor 8.5, David 6.75, Trevor 7.5, Charlie 7)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Chimes of Midnight (Connor 9, David 8, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #161, Dalek! Our audio adventure will be Seasons of Fear, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D160.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:56pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Unquiet Dead

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for The Unquiet Dead.

QotW: If you could spend Christmas anywhere in space and time, where and when would it be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Unquiet Dead" (Charlie 8.5, Connor 8, David 7, Trevor 7)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Invaders From Mars (Charlie 8.5, Connor 8, David 7.25, Trevor 6.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #160, a two-parter consisting of Aliens of London and World War Three! Our audio adventure will be The Chimes of Midnight, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D159.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: End of the World

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Rose for The End of the World.

QotW: The end of the world is about to commence. As you observe from a "safe" distance, what song is playing on your "iPod"?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News/Baycon Info

Discussion of "The End of the World" (Trevor 8, Charlie 8, Connor 8, David 7.25)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Minuet in Hell (Trevor 6.75, Charlie 9, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #159, The Unquiet Dead! Our audio adventure will be Invaders from Mars, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D158.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Rose

This week we begin our coverage of the modern era of Doctor Who with Rose!  A new Doctor, a new companion, and a brand new show!

QotW: According to the writings of William Shakespeare, "A Rose by any other name would smell as sweet." If you were to propose another name Rose, what would it be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Rose" (David 7.75, Trevor 8, Charlie 8, Connor 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Stones of Venice (David 7.5, Trevor 4, Charlie 6, Connor 6.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #158, The End of the World! Our audio adventure will be Minuet in Hell, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D157.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Real Time/Scream of the Shalka

This week we conclude our coverage of the Wilderness Years with Real Time and Scream of the Shalka!

QotW: If you could choose one Doctor, companion and foe to have a new adventure in animated form which Doctor, companion and foe would it be?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Real Time" (Trevor 6.5, David 6.5, Charlie 6.5)

Discussion of "Scream of the Shalka" (Trevor 8.75, David 8.25, Charlie 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Sword of Orion (Trevor 7.75, David 7.5, Charlie 7.25)

Number Crunching: Classic Who

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Join us next week as we begin our coverage of modern Who with our review of the series premiere, Rose! Our audio adventure will be The Stones of Venice, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D156W5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:48pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Death Comes To Time/Lungbarrow

This week we continue our coverage of the Wilderness Years with Death Comes To Time and Lungbarrow!

QotW: Which companion, classic or modern, would you nominate to be granted an epic destiny on a one-shot special?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "Death Comes To Time" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8, David 7.5)

Discussion of "Lungbarrow" (Charlie 7, Trevor 7, David 8.75)

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Join us next week as our coverage of the Wilderness Years continues with our reviews of Real Time and Scream of the Shalka. Our audio adventure will be Sword of Orion, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D156W4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Mindgame Saga/The Curse of Fatal Death

This week we continue our coverage of the Wilderness Years with Mindgame, Mindgame Trilogy, and The Curse of Fatal Death!

QotW: How would you finish this #DoctorWho bar joke? "A Draconian, a Sontaran, and a Human walk into a bar..." #QotW

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Mindgame" (David 6.5, Charlie 6, Trevor 7)

Discussion of "Mindgame Trilogy: Battlefield" (David 9, Charlie 7, Trevor 8)

Discussion of "Mindgame Trilogy: Prisoner 451" (David 7, Charlie 6, Trevor 6)

Discussion of "Mindgame Trilogy: Scout Ship" (David 7.5/7, Charlie 7/7, Trevor 7.5/6.75)

Discussion of "The Curse of Fatal Death" (David 8.75, Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.25)

Big Finish: The Tenth Doctor Adventures 2.3: Cold Vengeance (David 7, Charlie 7, Trevor 6)

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Join us next week as our coverage of the Wilderness Years continues with our review of Death Comes to Time. We’ll be taking the week off from audio adventures to make room in the schedule to cover the Virgin New Adventures novel Lungbarrow!  (Meow.)

Direct download: WanderIn4D156W3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Auton Trilogy

This week we continue our coverage of the Wilderness Years with the Auton trilogy!

QotW: Steven Moffat has done his last episode of #DoctorWho as show-runner and Chris Chibnall will be at the helm next season. What’s the biggest change you’re hoping to see under the new show-runner? #QotW

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Auton" (Trevor 7, David 7.25, Charlie 7)

Discussion of "Auton 2: Sentinel" (Trevor 8, David 7, Charlie 7)

Discussion of "Auton 3" (7.75/7.75, David 6.75/7, Charlie 6.75/7.25)

Big Finish: The Tenth Doctor Adventures 2.2: Sword of the Chevalier (Trevor 8, David 7, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week as our coverage of the Wilderness Years continues with our reviews of Mindgame, Mindgame Trilogy, and The Curse of Fatal Death! For our audio adventure, we’ll finish up the Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 2 boxed set with the third adventure, Cold Vengeance, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D156W2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: P.R.O.B.E: Unnatural Selection/P.R.O.B.E: Ghosts of Winterborne

This week we continue our coverage of the Wilderness Years with the third and fourth P.R.O.B.E films, Unnatural Selection and Ghosts of Winterborne!

Last week's QotW: What cancelled TV series would you like to see brought back as a movie?

QotW: What was your favorite twelfth Doctor story?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "P.R.O.B.E.: Unnatural Selection" (Charlie 6.5, Trevor 5.75, David 6.25)

Discussion of "P.R.O.B.E.: Ghosts of Winterborne" (Charlie 6.75, Trevor 5, David 6.75)

Big Finish: The Tenth Doctor Adventures 2.1: Infamy of the Zaross (Charlie 8, Trevor 9, David 8.75)

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Join us next week as our coverage of the Wilderness Years continues with our reviews of the Auton movies, Auton, Auton 2: Sentinel, and Auton 3. For our audio adventure, we’ll continue our coverage of The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 2 boxed set with the second adventure, Sword of the Chevalier. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D156W1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Doctor Who: The Movie

This week we continue our coverage of the Wilderness Years with the 8th Doctor's first, last, and only full-length television story, Doctor Who: The Movie!

Discussion of "Doctor Who: The Movie" (Connor 9, David 7.5, Charlie 7.5, Trevor 6)

Big Finish: Storm Warning (David 6.9, Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7)

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Join us next week as our coverage of the Wilderness Years continues with our reviews of the PROBE films Unnatural Selection, Ghosts of Winterbourne, and When to Die. Our audio adventure will be Tenth Doctor 2.1 Infamy of the Zaross, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D156.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: P.R.O.B.E: The Zero Imperative/P.R.O.B.E: The Devil of Winterborne

This week we continue our coverage of the Wilderness Years with the first two P.R.O.B.E films, The Zero Imperative and The Devil of Winterborne!

QotW: The acronym P.R.O.B.E. stands for "Preternatural Research Bureau", but leaves the letters "O" and "E" unused. Let's fix the acronym -- what should P.R.O.B.E. stand for, using all the letters? (You can change the "P", "R", and/or "B" if you like.)

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "P.R.O.B.E.: The Zero Imperative" (Trevor 5, David 6.5, Charlie 7)

Discussion of "P.R.O.B.E.: The Devil of Winterborne" (Trevor 6, David 7, Charlie 6.75)

Big Finish: Davros (Trevor 7.75, David 7.75, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week as our coverage of the Wilderness Years continues with our review Paul McGann's first, last, and only full-length television adventure, Doctor Who: The Movie! Our audio adventure will be Storm Warning, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D155W3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans/Dimensions in Time

This week we continue our coverage of the Wilderness Years with Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans and Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time!

QotW: Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans takes place during the novel Shakedown. What novel (#DoctorWho related or otherwise) would you like to see adapted into a movie? #QotW

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans" (Charlie 3, Trevor 6.5, David 7.25)

Discussion of "Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time" (Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.75, David 6.75)

Big Finish Novel Adaptation: Love and War (Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.5, David 8.75)

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Join us next week as our coverage of the Wilderness Years continues with our reviews of PROBE: The Zero Imperative and PROBE: The Devil of Winterborne. Our audio adventure will be Davros, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D155W2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PST
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Wartime/Downtime/Daemos Rising

This week we begin our look at the Wilderness years with three Reeltime Productions films: Wartime, Downtime, and Daemos Rising!

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Wartime" (David 6, Charlie 3, Trevor 3.5)

Discussion of "Downtime" (David 7.75, Charlie 8, Trevor 8.75)

Discussion of "Daemos Rising" (David 7, Charlie 5, Trevor 6)

Big Finish: The Sirens of Time (David 6.9, Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.25)

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Join us next week as we continue our coverage of Wilderness Years productions with Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans and Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time. Our audio adventure will be the novel adaptation Love and War, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D155W1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:51pm PST
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