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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: A Town Called Mercy

On this week's podcast, the Doctor arrives in Mercy to find that the alien Doctor is being hunted by a cyborg terminator -- but the alien Doctor isn't him!  He must face the parallels to his own life to save the town and see justice done.

QotW: You just wrote a followup story to A Town Called Mercy titled, "A Town Called ______". What character trait do you fill in the blank with and what's the plot?

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

Discussion of "A Town Called Mercy" (Charlie 8.75, Connor 8, David 7.75, Trevor 7.25)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor #1: Hunters of Earth (Charlie 7.25, David 8, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #229, The Power of Three! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #2, Shadow of Death, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D228.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

On this week's podcast, the Doctor must save the occupants of a ship headed for Earth before ISA missiles blow it up -- but some of the ship's passengers have other ideas about who should survive and what should happen to the ship's living cargo!

QotW: Three had "Invasion of the Dinosaurs", Eleven had "Dinosaurs on a  Spaceship".  If you were to create a title for a modern era Doctor Who story that borrows a word from a classic era Doctor title, what would your new title be?

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

Discussion of "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship" (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8, Connor 7.5, David 8)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #135: Legend of the Cybermen (David 8.75, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9, Connor 9.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #228, A Town Called Mercy! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #1: Hunters of Earth, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D227.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Asylum of the Daleks

 

On this week's podcast, the Doctor is kidnapped by the Daleks and sent (by force) to cleanse their asylum before the mad Daleks there escape.  There he meets the mysterious Oswin, a soufflé girl with a secret.

QotW: When The Impossible Girl was trapped inside a Dalek, she made soufflés. If you were trapped inside a Dalek, what dish would you make?

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

Discussion of "Asylum of the Daleks" (David 8.75, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 9, Connor 9.5)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #134: Wreck of the Titan (David 8.5, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #227, Dinosaurs on a Spaceship! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #135: Legend of the Cybermen, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D226.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe

 

On this week's podcast, the Doctor is a caretaker at the mansion visited by a woman who once saved him and her two children.  He has a special adventure in store for them, but things go sideways (as they often do)...

QotW: The Doctor redecorated a room in your home. I know! What changes did the Doctor make?

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

Discussion of "The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe" (Connor 8.75, David 8.9, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.25)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #133: City of Spires (David 8, Trevor 8, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #226, Asylum of the Daleks! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #134: Wreck of the Titan available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D225.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Wedding of River Song

 

On this week's podcast, time is all mixed up -- something has gone terribly wrong, and the Doctor is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice to put it right!

QotW: In the Wedding of River Song, all of history converged on a single time point. What historical incidents would you like to see converge?

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

Discussion of "The Wedding of River Song" (Charlie 9, Connor 8.5, David 8.25, Trevor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #225, The 2011 Christmas special, The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe! Our audio adventure will be City of Spires, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D224.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Closing Time

On this week's podcast, the Doctor drops in on Craig to find he's a dad now, and there are Cybermen living underneath a nearby shop.  What could possibly defeat such a threat?  The power of love, obviously!  

QotW: The Doctor speaks baby, what other unconventional language might the Doctor know that we haven’t already seen in the show?

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

Discussion of "Closing Time" (Trevor 8, Charlie 8, Connor 9.5, David 8.75)

Big Finish: 10th Doctor Adventures, Volume 3, Episode 3: The Creeping Death (Trevor 7.5/6.75, Charlie 7/7, David 8/7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #224, The Wedding of River Song! As series finale reviews tend to run long, we’ll be skipping the Big Finish review, but rest assured, we’ll be back to audio adventures soon!

Direct download: WanderIn4D223.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The God Complex

On this week's podcast, the TARDIS team find themselves trapped in a spooky hotel filled with everyone's worst fears.  But who made this place, and why, and what's the key to escaping?  

QotW: In The God Complex, the Doctor’s room number was 11. What would your room number be?

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

Discussion of "The God Complex" (David 7, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7.5, Connor 7.8)

Big Finish: 10th Doctor Adventures, Volume 3, Episode 2: One Mile Down (David 7.5, Trevor 7.5, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #223, Closing Time! For our audio adventure, we’ll conclude the 10th Doctor Adventure Volume 3 boxed set with Episode 3, The Creeping Death. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D222.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Girl Who Waited

On this week's podcast, Amy gets stuck in an alternate time stream and ages 40 years before the Doctor and Rory can rescue her.  Can they rescue today's Amy without undoing future Amy's timeline?

QotW: In The Girl Who Waited, Amy was presented with multiple entertainment zones in the TwoStreams facility: Cinema, Aquarium and Garden. She chose Garden. What sort of entertainment zone would you choose to live out your days in if you were a resident of TwoStreams?

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

Discussion of "The Girl Who Waited" (Connor 8.5, David 8.5, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5)

Big Finish: 10th Doctor Adventures, Volume 3, Episode 1: No Place (Charlie 6, David 5.75, Trevor 6.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #222, The God Complex! For our audio adventure, we’ll continue the Tenth Doctor Adventures: Volume Three boxed set with Episode 2: One Mile Down. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D221.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Night Terrors

On this week's podcast, the TARDIS team investigate a distress call from a little boy who's not what he seems, and discover a cupboard full of terrors!

QotW: If you could banish one fear to a cupboard forever, what fear would you banish?

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

Discussion of "Night Terrors" (Charlie 6, Connor 8.5, David 5.75, Trevor 6)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #64: The Next Life (Charlie 8.75, David 8.75, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #221, The Girl Who Waited! For our audio adventure, we’ll be starting the Tenth Doctor Adventures: Volume 3 boxed set with the first adventure, No Place. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D220.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Let's Kill Hitler

On this week's podcast, the Doctor, Rory, and Amy are kidnapped to WWII Germany by Amy's childhood friend, Mels. But it turns out Mels was someone else all along, and has a sinister secret purpose...

QotW: In Let's Kill Hitler, the Doctor activates an Emergency Medical Hologram... er, that is to say, "Voice Interface" that looks like Amelia Pond. If you were to activate an EMH/Voice Interface what Doctor Who character would yours resemble?

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

Discussion of "Let's Kill Hitler" (Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8.5, Connor 9.25, David 8.5)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #63: Caerdroia (Trevor 8, Charlie 9, David 8.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #220, Night Terrors! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #64, The Next Life, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D219.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: A Good Man Goes To War

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and Rory come to Amy's rescue and they all find themselves in the jaws of Eye Patch Lady's trap!  An important secret is finally told that will dramatically reshape the Doctor's relationships and future!

QotW: The Doctor is calling in his chits and YOU owe him one! What did he do for you, and what does he ask you to do to repay him?

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

Discussion of "A Good Man Goes To War" (David 9, Trevor 9.25, Charlie 9.5, Connor 9)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #62: The Last (7.75, Trevor 6, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #219, Let’s Kill Hitler! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #63: Caerdroia, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D218.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People

On this week's podcast, Eleven and his companions encounter a group of humans using cloned doppelgangers as slaves for dangerous work -- but the doppelgangers have other ideas!

QotW: If you had a remote control doppelganger of yourself with which you could take any risk with no danger to yourself, what would you use it for?

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

Discussion of "The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People" (Connor 8.75, David 6.5, Trevor 6.75, Charlie 7.5)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #61: Faith Stealer (David 8, Trevor 7, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #218, A Good Man Goes To War! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #62: The Last, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D217.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Doctor's Wife

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and his companions get mail and leave the universe in search of a lost Time Lord survivor -- but get more than they bargained for when they find out who really sent the message!

QotW: If you could ask the TARDIS to verbally answer any one question about anything in space and time, what would you ask?

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

Discussion of "The Doctor's Wife" (Charlie 9, Connor 9, David 9, Trevor 9)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #55: The Twilight Kingdom (Charlie 7, David 8, Trevor 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #217, The Rebel Flesh and The Almost People! Our audio adventure will be The Monthly Adventures #61: Doctor Who: Faith Stealer, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D216.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Curse of the Black Spot

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and his companions find themselves on a pirate ship where the slightest cut seemingly spells a sailor's doom at the hands of a mysterious siren -- and Rory is unlucky enough to be her next victim!

QotW: The Curse of the Black Spot is reminiscent of Pirates of the Carribean. If you were to create a Doctor Who story that resembled a particular movie or franchise, which one would you choose?

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

Discussion of "The Curse of the Black Spot" (Trevor 8, Charlie 8, Connor 8.75, David 8)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #54: The Natural History of Fear (Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8.75, David 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #216, The Doctor’s Wife! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #55: The Twilight Kingdom, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D215.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and his companions are invited to a gathering by...  Eleven?  There's a dangerous mystery afoot, and it's wrapped up in the moon landing.  And for once, the Doctor's companions know something he doesn't -- and can't tell him!  Spoilers!

QotW: We went to the moon because the Silence needed a space suit. What else did we do because of the Silence?

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

Discussion of "The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon" (David 8, Trevor 9.5, Charlie 8.5, Connor 9)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #53: Creed of the Kromon (David 7.5, Trevor 6.5, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #215, The Curse of the Black Spot! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #54: The Natural History of Fear, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D214.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: A Christmas Carol

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven heads to another planet where the spaceship Amy and Rory are honeymooning on is crashing!  The wealthy patron of the community they're headed for refuses to help -- but what if he had known the Doctor as a child?  Would he still be so obstinate?

QotW: If you could visit your younger self, what advice would you impart?

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

Discussion of "A Christmas Carol" (Connor 8.5, David 9.25, Trevor 9.25, Charlie 9.5)

Sarah Jane Adventures: "Death of the Doctor" (Connor 8.75, David 8.75, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #214, the two-part series six premiere, The Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #53: Creed of the Kromon, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D213.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven finds himself lured to the mysterious Pandorica by a broad coalition of aliens intent on saving the universe...  from him!

QotW: The Roman soldiers in The Pandorica Opens were fashioned from a story in young Amelia Pond's bedroom, what storybook characters would have been used if the characters had been fashioned from a book you had as a child?

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

Discussion of "The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang" (Charlie 9, Connor 9, David 9.5, Trevor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #213, the 2010 Christmas special, A Christmas Carol! in lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be covering a story from The Sarah Jane Adventures: Death of the Doctor

Direct download: WanderIn4D212.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Lodger

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven has to live like a normal human for a time, as Amy is stuck in the TARDIS.  But what lurks on the upper floor of the place where he's lodging...  and what does it want?

QotW: 

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

Discussion of "The Lodger" (Trevor 7.5, Charlie 7.5, Connor 8.25, David 8)

Big Finish: Monthly Line #52: Scherzo (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8, David 7.9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #212, the two-part series five finale, The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang! As usual, we expect our finale coverage will run a bit longer than average, so in the interest of time, we’ll forego the audio adventure review.

Direct download: WanderIn4D211.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Vincent and the Doctor

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and Amy visit van Gogh in France in 1890, where he is being terrorized by a creature that only he can see.  Can the Doctor and Amy help, and what effect will it have on Vincent -- and on them?

QotW:  The Doctor and Amy met Vincent; what artist would you like to see the Doctor encounter? Which Doctor would it be, and with which companion(s)?

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

Discussion of "Vincent and the Doctor" (David 8.5, Trevor 9.25, Charlie 9.5, Connor 9.5)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 4: The Belly of the Beast (David 7.9/8, Trevor 7.25/8.5, Charlie 8/9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #211, The Lodger! Our audio adventure will be Monthly line release 52, Scherzo, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D210.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and Rory land in near-future Wales, where the Doctor has another chance to broker a peace between the humans and the Silurians.  But with tensions running high, will this interaction be any less explosive than the last?

QotW:  The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood echoes the tragic third Doctor story Doctor Who and the Silurians and gives him a chance to ensure a better result this time around. What other story would you like to see the Doctor get a second chance at?

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

Discussion of "The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood" (Connor 8.25, David 8.25, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8.5)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 3: The Broken Clock (David 9.25, Trevor 9, Charlie 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #210, Vincent and the Doctor! Our audio adventure will be Missy, Series 1, Episode 4: The Belly of the Beast, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D209.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Amy's Choice

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and Rory find themselves slipping between worlds -- in the TARDIS in the present, and in a sleepy village in a future where Amy and Rory have settled down together.  The mysterious Dream Lord is the one tormenting them, but who is he and what does he want?

QotW: Listener’s Choice: If you had to choose one episode of Doctor Who that was just a dream, which episode would you choose and why?

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

Discussion of "Amy's Choice" (Charlie 7.75, Connor 8.75, David 8, Trevor 7)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 2: Divorced, Beheaded, Regenerated (Charlie 8.5, David 8, Trevor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #209, The Hungry Earth and Cold Blood. Our audio adventure will be Missy, Series 1, Episode 3: The Broken Clock, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D208.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Vampires of Venice

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and Rory head to Venice in 1580, where girls are joining the Calvierri School -- never to contact their families again!  Lady Calvierri is not what she seems.  What dark secret does her school hide?

QotW: Rory got into a sword fight untrained in #TheVampiresOfVenice. What sort of skills training would be beneficial for TARDIS companions?

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

Discussion of "The Vampires of Venice" (Trevor 7, Charlie 7.25, Connor 7.6, David 8)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 1: A Spoonful of Mayhem (David 8.75, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9, Connor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #208, Amy’s Choice! Our audio adventure will be Missy, Series 1, Episode 2: Divorced, Beheaded, Regenerated, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D207.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and River Song pursue a weeping angel to a dead world and get more than they bargained for.  How can they possibly defeat an army of starving angels?

QotW: If you could bring to life any fictional character from a video recording, what character would you choose?

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

Discussion of "The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone" (David 8, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8, Connor 8,75)

Big Finish: The War Master: Master of Callous, part 4: Sins of the Father (David 8/7.5, Trevor 8/7.5, Charlie 8.25/7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #207, The Vampires of Venice! Our audio adventure will be Missy Series 1 #1: A Spoonful of Mayhem, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D206.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Victory of the Daleks

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and Amy meet Winston Churchill in London during WWII, where they learn that his new secret weapon has a terrible secret!  Can the Doctor persuade him that Daleks can't be trusted before disaster befalls the Allies?

QotW: If you could use Dalek forces to alter the course of any historical war, which war would you alter and how?

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

Discussion of "Victory of the Daleks" (Connor 7.5, David 8, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7.75)

Big Finish: The War Master: Master of Callous, part 3: The Persistence of Dreams (David 8 or 6.5, Trevor 6, Charlie 6.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #206, the two-parter The Time of Angels and Flesh and Stone! Our audio adventure will be The War Master, volume 2: The Master of Callous, part 4: Sins of the Father, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D205.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Beast Below

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and Amy find themselves on Starship UK, a strange starship with a dark secret, where they and the queen, Liz 10, are forced to make a terrible choice!

QotW: What was your favorite tenth Doctor episode?

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

Discussion of "The Beast Below" (Charlie 7, Connor 8.5, David 8.25, Trevor 8)

Big Finish: The War Master: Master of Callous, part 2: The Glittering Prize (Charlie 8, David 7.5, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #205, Victory of the Daleks! Our audio adventure will be the third part of the War Master: Master of Callous boxed set, The Persistence of Dreams, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D204.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Eleventh Hour

 

On this week's podcast, the brand new eleventh Doctor meets Amelia Pond and investigates a hell of a scary crack in her wall!  What lurks behind it?  Worse, what has already come through it?

QotW: You're the Doctor, you've just regenerated, and you're famished, what do you eat?

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

Discussion of "The Eleventh Hour" (Trevor 9.25, Charlie 9, Connor 9.25, David 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #204, The Beast Below! Our audio adventure will be the second part of The War Master: Master of Callous boxed set, The Glittering Prize, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D203.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The End of Time

 

On this week's podcast, the Master is back with an all-new plan: humanity cannot resist him if humanity IS him!  But the Time Lords have a scheme of their own to put an end to all of time.  Can the Doctor survive a three-way showdown with these deadly foes?

QotW: In The End of Time, part of the tenth Doctor's reward was to visit several characters from his past -- what other characters would you have liked to see him visit?

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

Discussion of "The End of Time" (David 9.8, Connor 9.7, Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #203, Matt Smith’s introductory story, The Eleventh Hour! For our audio adventure, we’ll be starting The War Master boxed set #2, The Master of Callous, with the first story, Call for the Dead. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Waters of Mars

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 on Mars on the eve of the disaster that killed the red planet's first colonists.  Can he save them, or would interference in this fixed point in time only lead to greater tragedy?

QotW: In The Waters Of Mars, the Doctor -- The Time Lord Victorious -- broke the rules of time by saving Adelaide Brooke. What other rule or rules (if any) would you have liked to see the Doctor break?

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

Discussion of "Waters of Mars" (Trevor 8.75, David 8, Connor 8.25, Charlie 8.5)

Discussion of "Dreamland" (Trevor 8.25, David 7, Connor 8.5, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #202, the swan song for both David Tennant and showrunner Russell T Davies, The End of Time! We’ll probably have plenty to say about this landmark two-parter, so we’ll be taking the week off from reviewing other media. Rest assured, we’ll be getting back into the swing of things with Big Finish audio adventures once we get into series five of Doctor Who.

Direct download: WanderIn4D201.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Next Doctor

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 on a distant world where he's stranded on a bus with no TARDIS, a group of scared passengers, and Lady Christina de Souza.  Can they escape this world and return to Earth before the oncoming swarm reaches them -- or, worse, reaches Earth?

QotW: If you could cast any actor, living or dead, to play the Doctor's companion JUST ONCE in a #DoctorWho TV special, Who would you choose?

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

Discussion of "Planet of the Dead" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5, David 8.9, Connor 9)

Discussion of Sarah Jane Adventures: "The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith" (Charlie 9.5, Trevor 8.5, David 8.75, Connor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #201, The Waters of Mars! In lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be covering the Doctor Who animated adventure Dreamland.

Direct download: WanderIn4D200.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Next Doctor

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 in London, 1851, where a mysterious man who calls himself the Doctor is squaring off against the Cybermen!  But this Doctor doesn't remember his past -- can 10 unlock his mystery and defeat the Cybermen and their evil human ally, Miss Hartigan?

QotW: If you could cast any actor, living or dead, to play the Doctor JUST ONCE, Who would you choose?

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

Discussion of "The Next Doctor" (Trevor 7, Charlie 7.25, Connor 7.6, David 8)

Discussion of Sarah Jane Adventures: "Enemy of the Bane" (Connor 8.25, Charlie 9.5, Trevor 8.5, David 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #200, Planet of the Dead! In lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be covering another Sarah Jane Adventures television story, The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Stolen Earth/Journey's End

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10, Donna, and a host of former companions and allies to discover why planets have been going missing and to face down one of the Doctor's oldest and bitterest foes: Davros, creator of the Daleks!

QotW: If you were writing an epic two-part Doctor Who series finale involving numerous allies helping the Doctor defeat a common foe, who do you have the Doctor recruit, and who are they battling?

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

Discussion of "The Stolen Earth" and "Journey's End" (David 9.9, Connor 9.75, Charlie 9.85, Trevor 9.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #199, The Next Doctor! In lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be reviewing the two-part story from The Sarah Jane Adventures TV show, Enemy of the Bane!

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Turn Left

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join Donna in an alternate reality where one of the smallest decisions of her life turns out to have disastrous consequences!

QotW: In Turn Left, an alien influences Donna's past in an attempt to alter future events. If an alien were to nefariously influence a decision you made, what would the decision be, and what would be the ramifications of this change?

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

Discussion of "Turn Left" (Trevor 8.75, David 8.5, Connor 9.25, Charlie 8.75)

Discussion of "First Doctor Adventures, Series 1, #2: The Great White Hurricane" (Trevor 5, David 7.75, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #198, the two-part series four finale, The Stolen Earth and Journey’s End! It’s likely to be a long episode, so we don’t plan to cover an audio adventure.

Direct download: WanderIn4D197.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Midnight

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 on a vacation to the planet Midnight, where he gets caught up in a Lord-of-the-Flies-esque struggle against not just an alien foe, but the worst instincts of human nature!

QotW: You're the Doctor and you’ve decided to send three companions of your choice on an all-expenses-paid vacation anywhere in space and time. Whom do you send, and where do you send each one?

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

Discussion of "Midnight" (Charlie 4, Trevor 8.25, David 7.75, Connor 8.5)

Discussion of "First Doctor Adventures, Series 1, #1: The Destination Wars" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 7.75, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #197, Turn Left! Our audio adventure will be First Doctor Adventures, Volume 1, #2: The Great White Hurricane, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D196.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 and Donna in The Library, where a mysterious woman who claims to know the Doctor quite well has called for help -- but he has no idea who she is!

QotW: If you could prevent someone's death by saving their consciousness to a computer and providing a simulated reality for them, whom would you save and what would their new reality be like? #DoctorWho #QotW

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

Discussion of "Silence in the Library" and "Forest of the Dead" (Connor 9, Charlie 9, Trevor 9.25, David 8.5)

Discussion of "The War Master: Only the Good, Part 4: The Heavenly Paradigm" (Charlie 9/8, Trevor 9/8.25, David 9/9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #196, Midnight! Our audio adventure will be Our audio adventure will be First Doctor Adventures, Volume 1, #1: The Destination Wars, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D195.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Unicorn and the Wasp

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 and Donna, in 1926 England, where something strange is going on and Agatha Christie is caught up in the mystery!  Can 10 and Donna figure out what's going on -- and why Agatha Christie disappeared that year?

QotW: The Unicorn and the Wasp is partially based on the game Clue/Cluedo. What other board game might you base a Doctor Who episode on?

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

Discussion of "The Unicorn and the Wasp" (David 8, Connor 8.25, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5)

Discussion of "The War Master: Only the Good, Part 3: The Sky Man" (David 8.5, Charlie 9, Trevor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #195, Silence in the Library and Forest of the Dead! Our audio adventure will be The War Master: Only the Good, part 4: The Heavenly Paradigm. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D194.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Doctor's Daughter

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10, Donna, and Martha on a planet where human clones and the alien Hath are locked into a fast-paced cycle of warfare.  But when the Doctor's DNA is used to create a cloned soldier programmed to fight in their war, the situation becomes personal.

QotW: If you were an alien intent on overthrowing Earth's human inhabitants by sabotaging and weaponizing a type of device that's used by many, what would you weaponize and how would you use it?

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

Discussion of "The Doctor's Daughter" (Trevor 7.75, David 8.5, Connor 8.5, Charlie 8.25)

Discussion of "The War Master: Only the Good, Part 2: The Good Master" (Trevor 7.5, David 7.9, Charlie 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #194, The Unicorn and the Wasp! Our audio adventure will be the third adventure in The War Master: Only the Good boxed set, entitled The Sky Man, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D193.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Sontaran Stratagem/The Poison Sky

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 and Donna in the modern-day where they find the ATMOS technology in people's cars is really a Sontaran plant designed to wipe out humanity.  Can they stop the Sontarans and save the Earth?

QotW: If you were an alien intent on overthrowing Earth's human inhabitants by sabotaging and weaponizing a type of device that's used by many, what would you weaponize and how would you use it?

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

Discussion of "The Sontaran Stratagem/The Poison Sky" (Charlie 8, Trevor 8.25, David 8.25, Connor 8.25)

Discussion of "The War Master: Only the Good, Part 1: Beneath the Viscoid:" (Charlie 8, Trevor 7.5, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #193, The Doctor’s Daughter! Our audio adventure will be The War Master, series 1: Only the Good, #2: The Good Master, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D192.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Planet of the Ood

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 and Donna on the Ood Sphere, where the friendly aliens are being oppressed and exploited.  But they also harbor a secret which is the key to their liberation!  Can the DoctorDonna uncover it?

QotW: If someone were to spike your drink with a substance that would genetically transform you into an alien race on Doctor Who, what drink would they use and what race would you be turned into?

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

Discussion of "Planet of the Ood" (Connor 8.5, Charlie 8, Trevor 6, David 8.5)

Discussion of "Doctor Who: The Churchill Years, Vol 1, Part 4: The Chartwell Metamorphosis" (Charlie 7/8.5, Trevor 6/7.25, David 8.5/8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #192, The Sontaran Stratagem and The Poison Sky! Our audio adventure will be the first part of The War Master: Only the Good boxed set, entitled Beneath the Viscoid. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D191.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Fires of Pompeii

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 and Donna in ancient Rome Pompeii the day before Volcano Day.  But the soothsayers here have the gift of real prophecy and a secret alien menace hides within Vesuvius.  Can the Doctor and Donna save the Earth, and Pompeii, and the merchant Caecilius and his family?

QotW: If you could create a new religion around a Doctor Who character, what character would you choose and why, and what would you call it?

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

Discussion of "Partners in Crime" (David 8.25, Connor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.75)

Discussion of "Doctor Who: The Churchill Years, Vol 1, Part 3: Living History" (David 8.75, Charlie 8.75, Trevor 8.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #191, Planet of the Ood! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who -- The Churchill Years Volume 1, #4: The Chartwell Metamorphosis, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D190.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Partners in Crime

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 as he reunites with Donna Noble in Modern-day England, where a new diet pill has some unexpected side effects.  Their investigations overlap and lead to the discovery of a strange alien plot!

QotW: The latest health craze is actually an alien invasion in disguise. What's the health craze and what's the aliens' end game?

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

Discussion of "Partners in Crime" (Trevor 8.25, David 8.5, Connor 8.75, Charlie 8.75)

Discussion of "Doctor Who: The Churchill Years, Vol 1, Part 2: Hounded" (Trevor 7.75, David 7.75, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #190, Peter Capaldi and Karen Gillan’s Doctor Who debut, The Fires of Pompeii! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Churchill Years, Vol 1, Part 3: Living History. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D189.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Resolution

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in modern-day Sheffield, where an ancient enemy of the Doctor's has slept for centuries.  It now stirs, forcing her and her friends into a showdown with the fate of the Earth in the balance.

QotW: What’s your Who Year’s Resolution?

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

Discussion of "Resolution" (Charlie 9, Connor 9.25, David 8.5, Trevor 8.25)

Big Finish: The Stageplays 1: The Ultimate Adventure (Charlie 8, David 8.5, Trevor 8.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #189: Partners in Crime! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Churchill Years, series 1, #2: Hounded, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D287.mp3
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