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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Time Meddler

This week we cover Doctor Who story #17, 1965's "The Time Meddler", in which the TARDIS crew discover strange anachronisms in 11th century England -- but who could be responsible?

QotW: If you had to choose one companion, Ian or Barbara, which would you choose and why?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Time Meddler" (David: 6.9, Trevor: 8.5, Charlie: 9)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of "The Time Museum"

Doctor Who Events: BBC Worldwide Celebrates David Tennant: Doctor Who + Wings by Fathom Events  http://www.fathomevents.com/event/doctor-who-and-wings

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Join us next week for our reviews of Doctor Who serials #18, Galaxy 4, and #19, Mission to the Unknown!  We invite you to follow along by watching the serials before the podcast.  Three of the four parts of Galaxy 4 are lost, so there has been no full-length DVD release.  A condensed reconstruction is available on the Aztecs Special Edition DVD, and the official soundtrack is available from Audible.com.  Mission to the Unknown is also lost, but the soundtrack is included with the soundtrack of The Daleks' Master Plan, also available from Audible.com.

 

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Episode 16: The Chase

This week we cover Doctor Who story #16, 1965's "The Chase", in which the Daleks pursue the TARDIS throughout time and space, intent on exterminating its crew wherever or whenever they may flee!

QotW: What is your favorite modern Doctor Who catch phrase?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Chase"

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who Review: Our video unboxing and review of the Doctor Who Chase Action Figure Set from Underground Toys

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who serial #17, The Time Meddler!  We invite you to follow along by watching the serial before the podcast.  The region 1 DVD is out of print, so you can buy it from Amazon, but it’s very expensive.  You can rent the DVD from Netflix or stream the serial from Hulu Plus.

 

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This week we cover Doctor Who story #15, 1965's "The Space Museum", which finds the TARDIS crew lost in a space museum, desperately trying to avoid becoming the next exhibit!

This week we're joined by our special guest co-host, Jess Hall, Charlie's co-host on The Infinite Longbox podcast!

QotW: If you could pick a signature accessory for Peter Capaldi's twelfth Doctor, what would it be, and why?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Space Museum"

Discussion of Big Finish's "The Rocket Men"

Connor's Corner

Shout Out: Comic Geek Speak Podcast

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "The Chase"
Buy the DVD from Amazon
Rent the DVD from Netflix
Stream from Hulu Plus starting with Part 1

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Episode 14: The Crusade

This week we cover Doctor Who story #14, 1965's "The Crusade", in which the TARDIS crew find themselves swept up in the struggle between King Richard and Saladin!

QotW: What's your favorite Doctor outfit?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Crusade"

Discussion of Big Finish's "Farewell, Great Macedon"

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who Watch from the Unemployed Philosophers’ Guild

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "The Space Museum"
Buy the DVD from Amazon
Rent the DVD from Netflix
Stream from Hulu Plus: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension

This week we cover Doctor Who story #13, 1965's "The Web Planet", in which the TARDIS lands on a planet where two formerly peaceful insect races are locked into a mortal conflict -- but what dark secret lies at the heart of the web that has infested their world?

QotW: Who is your least favorite modern Doctor Who alien? (If you say the Slitheen, please give your second answer too!)

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Web Planet"

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who on the Web: Doctor Who Compendium

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "The Crusade"
This serial is partially lost.  The remaining episodes and soundtracks for the lost episodes can be found on the Lost in Time Volume 1 DVD collection.
Buy the DVD from Amazon
Rent the DVD from Netflix

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension

This week we cover Doctor Who story #12, 1965's "The Romans", in which the TARDIS crew find themselves in ancient Rome at the time of Emperor Nero.  Will they be enslaved, put to death, turn out to be responsible responsible for the shape of history?

QotW: Who do you prefer at the helm of the modern Doctor Who: Russell T Davies, or Steven Moffat?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Romans"

Discussion of "An Earthly Child"

Connor's Corner

Shout Out: The Classic Doctor Who and the TARDIS Facebook page

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "The Web Planet"
Stream from Hulu Plus: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6
Rent the DVD from Netflix

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension

This week we cover Doctor Who story #11, 1965's "The Rescue", in which the TARDIS crew land on the planet Dido to find a member of the once-peaceful Didonian race holding two humans prisoner there after having slain their comrades.  But what dark secret does this sinister creature hold?

QotW: If you had a chance to cast one actor or actress as an upcoming Doctor Who companion, who would it be?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Rescue"

Discussion of "Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 A.D."

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who on the Web: Doctor Who 2048

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "The Romans"
Rent the DVD from Netflix

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension

This week we cover Doctor Who story #10, 1964's "The Dalek Invasion of Earth", in which the TARDIS crew find themselves on Earth in the 22nd century...  where the daleks have already taken over!

Shout Out: Matt Elliot's Ask the Doctor series

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Dalek Invasion of Earth"

Discussion of "The Beginning"

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who Legacy

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "The Dalek Invasion of Earth"
Stream from Hulu Plus: Part 1, Part 2
Rent the DVD from Netflix
Buy the DVD from Amazon(excruciatingly expensive)

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension

This week we cover Doctor Who story #9, 1964's "Planet of Giants", in which the TARDIS crew find themselves shrunken down to just one inch tall and witness to a plot which could spell the end of all life on Earth!

Shout Out: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Project by Chang Dai (thanks to ThePathologist for the link)

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Planet of Giants"

Discussion of "Dr. Who and the Daleks"

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who Reviews: IDW's Assimilation² mini-series

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "The Dalek Invasion of Earth"
Rent the DVD from Netflix
Buy the DVD from Amazon
Buy the DVD from BBC Doctor Who Shop

 

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension

This week we cover Doctor Who story #8, 1964's "The Reign of Terror", which sees our heroes materializing in the midst of French Revolution, where their freedom and indeed their very lives may be at stake!

Shout Out: Master builder GlenBricker's proposal for a Doctor Who set of Legos

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Reign of Terror"

Connor's Corner

Doctor Who on the Web: Chrissie's Transcripts Site

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Viewing options for next episode's serial, "Planet of Giants"
Stream from Hulu Plus: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Buy the DVD from Amazon
Buy the DVD from BBC Doctor Who Shop

 

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