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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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