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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: April 2020

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers cover four more @BigFinish adventures featuring the 8th Doctor!

QotM: What's your favorite Big Finish story and why?

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

Big Finish: Monthly Adventures #72: Terror Firma (David 7.25, Trevor 7, Charlie 7)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #75: Scaredy Cat (David 8, Trevor 5.5, Charlie 7.25)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #77: Other Lives (David 7.5, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 7.5)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #80: Time Works (David 7.75, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8)

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Join us next month for the May, 2020 episode of Wanderers in the 4th Dimension! We plan to review the Big Finish boxed set The Diary of River Song, Volume 1, available from BigFinish.com.

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Where’s Wanderers?  Just a reminder, for those who missed our last couple of episodes -- Wanderers in the 4th Dimension is going monthly until new episodes air.  Stay tuned for our wanderings on the first Thursday of every month. Till then, you can reach us on social media in the usual places -- Wanderers in the 4th Dimension on Facebook and @WanderIn4D on Twitter.  Follow us there and we’ll keep you posted on any new developments. And feel free to send us any questions you’d like to have us answer on the air or use as an upcoming Question of the Month!

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Time of the Doctor

On this week's podcast, Eleven traces a mysterious signal to the town of Christmas where he finds old friends, old foes, and his final destiny waiting for him!

QotW: In The Time of the Doctor, The Doctor attempts to accelerate a turkey's bake time by popping it in the T.A.R.D.I.S.; what other non-conventional purpose/function would you like to see the T.A.R.D.I.S. used for?

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

Discussion of "The Time of the Doctor" (Connor 9, David 9.75, Trevor 9, Charlie 9.25)

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Join us next month for our April 2020 episode. We'll be covering Big Finish monthly adventures 72: Terror Firma, 75: Scaredy Cat, 77: Other Lives, and 80: Time Works, as well as whatever else the Wanderers feel like watching, reading, or listening to in the mean time. Tune in to find out! Look for that episode on the first Thursday in April.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Timeless Children

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends head to Gallifrey where she gets some answers which force her to question her entire identity!

QotW: By the end of next week, we will have rated and reviewed every episode of Doctor Who to date. What topics, Doctor Who related or otherwise, would you be interested in hearing us cover between seasons?

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

Discussion of "The Timeless Children" (Connor 9.5, David 9.74, Trevor 9.5, Charlie 9.5)

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Join us next week as we conclude our coverage of past Doctor Who episodes with our review of Doctor Who story #241, the eleventh Doctor’s swan song, The Time of the Doctor! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. As we have plenty to say about this episode, we’ll forego an audio adventure this time around.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Ascension of the Cybermen

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends head to the distant future to head off the Lone Cyberman and discover a very dark future and more questions than answers!

QotW: The thirteenth Doctor met famous novelist Mary Shelley. What other female novelist would you like her to meet?

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

Discussion of "Ascension of the Cybermen" (Charlie 8.88..., Connor 9.5, David 8.75, Trevor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #295, part 2: The Timeless Children! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. As the series finale promises to give us plenty to talk about, we will forego an audio adventure this week.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Haunting of Villa Diodati

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends meet Lord Byron, Mary Shelly, Percy Bysshe Shelly, and the mysterious Lone Cyberman!  The Doctor is faced with a difficult decision with terrifying consequences!

QotW: If you were the Celestial Toymaker and you were planning a challenge for the Doctor based on a game, what game would you choose and how would you adapt it for the challenge?

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

Discussion of "The Haunting of Villa Diodati" (Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8.5, Connor 9.5, David 8)

Big Finish: The Legacy of Time: Collision Course (Trevor 8.5/8, Charlie 9.5/8.75, David 9.5/8.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #295, part 1: Ascension of the Cybermen! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. As this is the beginning of the two-part series finale, we expect to have plenty to say, so we’ll forego an audio adventure this time around.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Can You Hear Me?

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends meet a mysterious alien who is harvesting nightmares from humanity.  What nefarious use could he have for them?

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

Discussion of "Praxeus" (David 6.75, Trevor 8, Charlie 7.25, Connor 7)

Big Finish: The Legacy of Time: The Avenues of Possibility (David 7.25, Trevor 7.25, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #294, The Haunting of Villa Diodati! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be The Legacy of Time: Collision Course, available from BigFinish.com.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Praxeus

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends investigate three mysteries on Earth in three different places.  What could they all have in common?

QotW: You ordered a latte from All Ears Allan. What Doctor Who character do you request he depict in the latte art, and who (or what) do you actually end up with?

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

Discussion of "Praxeus" (Connor 7.25, David 7.5, Trevor 8, Charlie 7)

Big Finish: The Legacy of Time: Relative Time (David 6.5, Trevor 7, Charlie 6.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #293, Can You Hear Me?! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be The Legacy of Time: The Avenues of Possibility, available from BigFinish.com.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Fugitive of the Judoon

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends respond to a Judoon police action on Earth to find that they're after a mysterious human, who turns out to be a mysterious Time Lord.  Who could she be?

QotW: We’ve had appearances this season by Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, Noor Inayat Khan, Thomas Edison, and Nikola Tesla. What other historical figure(s) would you like to see Thirteen meet?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Fugitive of the Judoon" (Charlie 9.5, Connor 8.5, David 9, Trevor 9.5)

Big Finish: The Legacy of Time: The Sacrifice of Jo Grant (Charlie 9, David 8.25, Trevor 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #292, Praxeus! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be The Legacy of Time: Relative Time, available from BigFinish.com.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends track a strange energy signature to 1903 New York where they discover inventor Nikola Tesla is being pursued by aliens.  What could they want with him, what risk do they pose to Earth, and how can Tesla and his rival Thomas Edison help put a stop to it?

QotW: If you could replace Nikola Tesla in the title #NikolaTeslasNightOfTerror with any other famous person, who would you choose, and what would the plot be?

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

Discussion of "Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror" (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8.5, Connor 8, David 8.5)

Big Finish: The Legacy of Time: The Split Infinitive (Trevor 8, Charlie 8, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #291, Fugitive of the Judoon! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be The Legacy of Time: The Sacrifice of Jo Grant, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D290.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Orphan 55

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends win a trip to the horrifically misnamed Tranquillity Spa, where the evil Dregs are indiscriminately slaying guests.  But Tranquillity was built on the planet Orphan 55, which harbors a dark and terrifying secret for the Doctor's companions.

QotW: If you could replace Nikola Tesla in the title #NikolaTeslasNightOfTerror with any other famous person, who would you choose, and what would the plot be?

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

Discussion of "Orphan 55" (David 6.25, Trevor 6.5, Charlie 6.12, Connor 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #290, Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be the second story from The Legacy of Time, The Split Infinitive, available from BigFinish.com.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Spyfall

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and friends are called in by MI6 when spies start vanishing worldwide.  You'll be shocked when you find out whose Master plan is behind the disappearances!

QotW: Are there any unresolved plot lines you'd like addressed in Doctor Who series 12? Also (possibly related, though not necessarily), are there any underutilized characters from either the classic or modern era that you'd like to see make a surprise return?

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

Discussion of "Spyfall" (Connor 9, David 9.5, Trevor 9, Charlie 9.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #289, Orphan 55! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be the first part of The Legacy of Time, Lies in Ruins, available from BigFinish.com.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Day of the Doctor

On this week's podcast, the Doctor (11) and the Doctor (10) find themselves wrapped up once again in the events that concluded the Time War with the destruction of Gallifrey -- but perhaps, with their help, the War Doctor can find another way...

QotW: The Day of the Doctor contained many nods, backreferences and Easter eggs. What nod would you have liked to see that wasn’t in the episode?

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

Discussion of "The Day of the Doctor" (Charlie 9.9, Connor 9, David 9.2, Trevor 10)

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Join us next week for our review of the series 12 premiere, Doctor Who story #288, Spyfall!  As our coverage for this two-parter may run long, we will forego a Big Finish audio adventure review.  But fear not, we will resume audio adventure reviews soon alongside our coverage of this series!

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