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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Twin Dilemma

This week we cover story #136, The Twin Dilemma!  The Doctor, caught up in regeneration sickness, takes Peri to the asteroid Titan III where he encounters an old friend and a sinister mystery -- what has happened to the once-beautiful world of Jaconda?

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

Listener Mailbag/So Here's the Thing.../I'd just like to take a moment...

Discussion of "The Twin Dilemma" (Charlie 5.5, Trevor 6, David 6)

Connor's Corner

Fifth Doctor Number-Crunching

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02: INFERNAL DEVICES 2.3 The NeverWhen (Charlie 8.75, Trevor 8, David 8)

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Join us next week as we resume coverage of modern era Doctor Who with the series ten premiere, The Pilot. Please watch the episode without breaking the laws of space and time. For our audio adventure, we’ll be starting THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03 boxed set, entitled AGENTS OF CHAOS. We’ll cover the first adventure from the set, “The Shadow Vortex”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Caves of Androzani

This week we cover story #135, The Caves of Androzani!  When the Doctor and Peri are poisoned in the treacherous caves of Androzani Minor and captured by a dangerous madman dead set on revenge, the Doctor must go to extreme lengths to find the cure.

QotW: Looking back over his tenure in the TARDIS, what was your favorite Turlough story?

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

Discussion of "The Cave of Androzani" (Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8, David 8.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02: INFERNAL DEVICES 2.2 A Thing of Guile (Trevor 8, Charlie 8.5, David 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #136, The Twin Dilemma! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, or many other fine retailers. For our audio adventure, we’ll be finishing up THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02 boxed set, entitled INFERNAL DEVICES. We’ll cover the third adventure from the set, “The Neverwhen”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D135.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Planet of Fire

This week we cover story #134, Planet of Fire!  Turlough's mysterious past is finally revealed on the volcanic world of Sarn, where the fifth Doctor encounters his old enemy the Master and must make a heartbreaking choice regarding his companion Kamelion.

QotW: Looking back over her tenure in the TARDIS, what was your favorite Tegan story?

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

Discussion of "Planet of Fire" (David 8, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8.5)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02: INFERNAL DEVICES 2.1 Legion of the Lost (David 8, Trevor 8, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #135, The Caves of Androzani! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, the BBC Shop, or many other fine retailers. For our audio adventure, we’ll be continuing THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02 boxed set, entitled INFERNAL DEVICES. We’ll cover the second adventure from the set, “A Thing of Guile”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D134.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Resurrection of the Daleks

This week we cover story #133, Resurrection of the Daleks!  The TARDIS is snared by a time corridor connecting 1984 Earth to a distant space station where the Daleks are seeking the help of their creator, Davros, to recover from the Movellan war and regain supremacy in the universe!

QotW: If you could make a duplicate of yourself, what nefarious purpose would you use it for?

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

Discussion of "Resurrection of the Daleks" (Charlie 8.5, David 8.25, Trevor 8.5)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 01 - 1.3 The Heart of the Battle (Charlie 8.75/9, David 9/9, Trevor 9/9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #134, Planet of Fire! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or many other fine retailers. For our audio adventure, we’ll be beginning THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02 boxed set, entitled INFERNAL DEVICES. We’ll cover the first adventure from the set, “Legion of the Lost”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D133.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Frontios

This week we cover story #132, Frontios!  The Doctor and his companions find themselves in the colony of Frontios where mysterious meteorite bombardments and people vanishing into the earth are the norm.  What strange secret lies behind these odd occurrences?

QotW: The villains in Frontios can manipulate gravity. What unusual power would you like to see a Doctor Who villain wield?

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

Discussion of "Frontios" (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8, David 7.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 01 - 1.2 The Thousand Worlds (Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #133, Resurrection of the Daleks! You can buy the DVD from Amazon.com, and, umm… that’s about it, really.

Direct download: WanderIn4D132.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Awakening

This week we cover story #131, The Awakening!  The Doctor and his companions go to the village of Little Hodcombe in 1984 to visit Tegan's grandfather -- but find that he is missing, and an ancient evil sleeps beneath the church!

Last week's QotW: What is your favorite terribly cheesy-looking Doctor Who monster?

This week's QotW: If you could choose another time period to bleed into this one, what time period would you choose and why?

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

Discussion of "The Awakening" (David 6.75, Trevor 6, Charlie 5)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 01 - 1.1 The Innocent (David 9.5, Trevor 9.75, Charlie 9.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #132, Frontios! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or many other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D131.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Warriors of the Deep

This week we cover story #130, Warriors of the Deep!  The Doctor and his companions find themselves on a seabase at a time in Earth's future where the Silurians and the Sea Devils have been pushed to their limits -- the time for peace with humankind is over, the only path is WAR!

Discussion of "Warriors of the Deep" (Charlie 7, David 7, Trevor 7)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: DOCTOR WHO - THE PETERLOO MASSACRE (Charlie 7.5, David 8, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #131, The Awakening! You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com or many other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D130.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Five Doctors

This week we cover story #129, The Five Doctors!  When all of the Doctor's incarnations to date are abducted and taken to the Death Zone by an unknown foe, the Time Lords turn to an unlikely hero to go rescue him: surprise, it's the Master!

QotW: If could remake The Five Doctors with any five Doctors of your choice, which ones would you choose?

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

I'd Just Like To Take a Moment: Gallifrey One

Discussion of "The Five Doctors" (Trevor 9, Charlie 9.5, Jess 9.5, David 8.75, Connor 8.9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #130, Warriors of the Deep! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, or many other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D129.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The King's Demons

This week we cover story #128, The King's Demons!  The Doctor and his companions are mistaken for demons by King John in medieval England.  But something is amiss with the monarch -- who could be behind this, and can the Doctor save the Magna Carta and preserve history?

QotW: The Master has targeted YOU with his or her latest evil scheme! Which Doctor would you like to come to your rescue and why?

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

Discussion of "The King's Demons" (Charlie 7.5, David 7, Trevor 6.5)

Big Finish audio adventure: The Mutant Phase (Charlie 7, David 8, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #129, The Five Doctors! You can rent the DVD from Netflix or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D128.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Enlightenment

This week we cover story #127, Enlightenment.  The Doctor and his companions get caught up in a spaceship race between a number of Eternals.  But the White Guardian tasks them with stopping the Eternals from winning!  What cosmic prize awaits the winner?

QotW: If you had the power of total Enlightenment, what would you do with it?

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

Discussion of "Enlightenment" (Trevor 8, Charlie 9, David 8.5)

Big Finish audio adventure: WINTER FOR THE ADEPT (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7.5, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #128, The King’s Demons! You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, or other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D127.mp3
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