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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Empress of Mars

This week we cover story #273, Empress of Mars.  When NASA discovers the words "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN" spelled out in rock under the Martian ice cap, it's up to the Doctor to find out why -- and why Victorian soldiers visited the red planet and met the Ice Warriors!

QotW: Why do you think the monks wanted to take over the world in the past few episodes of Doctor Who?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Empress of Mars" (Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.5, David 8)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: UNIT: Silenced, part 3: Silent Majority (Charlie 8, Trevor 8.5, David 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #274, The Eaters of Light! Please view the episode without angering the Queen of the Ice Warriors. For our audio adventure, will be concluding the UNIT: Silenced boxed set with part 4: In Memory Alone, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D273.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Lie of the Land

This week we cover story #272, The Lie of the Land.  The monks have changed humanity's memories of history and the Doctor is apparently on their side -- it's up to Bill to find out what's going on and restore the truth!

QotW: The Pyramid At The End Of The World featured a little person. What other underrepresented demographic should Doctor Who feature more often?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Lie of the Land" (David 8, Charlie 8, Trevor 7.5)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: UNIT: Silenced, part 2: Square One (David 7.5, Charlie 8, Trevor 8.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #273, Empress of Mars! Please view the serial without contravening the Memory Crimes Act of 1975. Our audio adventure will be UNIT Silenced part 3: Silent Majority, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D272.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Pyramid at the End of the World

This week we cover story #271, The Pyramid at the End of the World!  When an alien pyramid suddenly appears in an area contested by Earth's three greatest military powers, peaceful cooperation between the nations may not be enough to save the Earth!

QotW: We couldn't find a name for the aliens who arranged Missy's execution in Extremis. What would you name them?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Pyramid at the End of the World" (Trevor 8, David 8.75, Charlie 9)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: UNIT: Silenced, part 1: House of Silents (Trevor 8, David 7.25, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #272, The Lie of the Land! Please view the episode without sparking a war between the United States, Russia, and China. Our audio adventure will be the second part of the UNIT: Silenced boxed set, entitled “Square One”, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D271.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Extremis

This week we cover story #270, Extremis!  When the Pope seeks out the Doctor to personally request his assistance, the Doctor is intrigued -- and more so when he learns of Veritas, a document that drives anyone who reads it to suicide.  What secret could this strange document be hiding?  What horrible truth?

QotW: Michelle Gomez says she's leaving Doctor Who after Series 10, at least for a while. Should Missy return sooner, later, or never?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Extremis" (Charlie 8.75, Trevor 9, David 8.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 04: CASUALTIES OF WAR: 4.3 The Enigma Dimension (Charlie 8.5/8.75, Trevor 8.5/8.25, David 8.5/8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #271, The Pyramid at the End of the World! Please view the episode without committing any mortal sins. Our audio adventure will be the first part of the UNIT: Silenced boxed set, entitled “House of Silents”, available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D270.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Oxygen

This week we cover story #269, Oxygen!  The Doctor, Bill, and Nardole find themselves on a space station surrounded by zombies -- or so it seems, until they realize the real monsters are the space suits, and they're wearing them!

QotW: Moffat and Capaldi are coming to the end of their runs on Doctor Who. Are you eager or reluctant to see them go, and why?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag

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

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 04: CASUALTIES OF WAR 4.2: The Lady of Obsidian (David 8, Charlie 9, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #270, Extremis! Please view the serial without . For our audio adventure we’ll begin concluding THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 04: CASUALTIES OF WAR with the third installment, The Enigma Dimension. If you’d like to follow along, the boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D269.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Knock Knock

This week we cover story #268, Knock Knock!  Bill and her friends get more than they bargained for when they rent a spooky old mansion to live in -- what secret hides within the walls of this place?  Luckily, the Doctor is close at hand to unravel the mystery!

QotW: Knock, Knock.  Who’s there?

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

Discussion of "Knock Knock" (Trevor 7.5, David 7.5, Charlie 7.5)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 04: CASUALTIES OF WAR 4.1: Pretty Lies (Trevor 8, David 7.5, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #269, Oxygen! Please view the episode anywhere other than the tower -- the tower is off limits. For our audio adventure, we’ll continue our coverage of THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 04: CASUALTIES OF WAR with the second installment, The Lady of Obsidian. As always, this boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D268.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Thin Ice

This week we cover story #267, Thin Ice!  The Doctor and Bill visit London in 1814, during the last great Frost Faire, and learn that the ice holds a terrible secret -- and leads them to an encounter with a terrible villain!

QotW: If Starbucks made a Doctor Who themed drink, what would it be called and what would be in it? (Bonus points if it's iced!)

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

Discussion of "Thin Ice" (Charlie 8, Trevor 8, David 7.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03: AGENTS OF CHAOS 3.3: Eye of Harmony (8.5/8, Trevor 8/7.75, David 8.25/8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #268, Knock Knock! Please watch the serial in accordance with the terms of your oath For our audio adventure we’ll begin covering THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 04: CASUALTIES OF WAR with the first installment, Pretty Lies. If you’d like to follow along, the boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D267.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Smile

This week we cover story #266, Smile!  The Doctor and Bill travel to a nascent human colony in the distant future, but where are the workers who should be preparing for the colonists?  And why have their robot servants taken a dark and sinister turn?  It's up to the Doctor and Bill to find out!

QotW: What five Who-themed emojis would you add to social media if you could?

Listener Mailbag/So Here's the Thing.../The Quick Return Switch

Discussion of "Smile" (David 7.5, Charlie 8, Trevor 8)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03: AGENTS OF CHAOS 3.2: The Eternity Cage (David 8, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.25)

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Join us next week as we continue coverage of modern era Doctor Who with episode #267, Thin Ice. Please remain smiling while watching the episode. For our audio adventure, we’ll be concluding our coverage of THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03 boxed set, entitled AGENTS OF CHAOS. We’ll cover the third and final adventure from the set, “Eye of Harmony”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D266.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Pilot

This week we cover story #265, The Pilot!  When university employee Bill loses a friend (and possibly more) to a mysterious puddle, she calls on her personal tutor, an eccentric university professor known only as the Doctor to help her investigate!  What she learns will lead her to the adventure of a lifetime!

QotW: What would you most like to see on Doctor Who before Steven Moffat and Peter Capaldi finish their runs on the show this season?

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

Discussion of "The Pilot" (Trevor 8.25, David 8.5, Charlie 8.25)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03: AGENTS OF CHAOS 3.1: The Shadow Vortex (Trevor 6.75, David 7.9, Charlie 5)

Hosts:

Join us next week as we continue coverage of modern era Doctor Who with episode #266, Smile. Please watch the episode without breaking the laws of space and time. For our audio adventure, we’ll be continuing THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03 boxed set, entitled AGENTS OF CHAOS. We’ll cover the second adventure from the set, “The Shadow Vortex”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D265.mp3
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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.

Direct download: WanderIn4D136.mp3
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