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

 

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Ribos Operation

This week we cover story #98, The Ribos Operation!  When the White Guardian drafts the Doctor to reassemble the mysterious Key to Time, he finds himself embroiled in a planet-selling scam on Ribos.  But fraud is not the worst that is occurring here...

Discussion of "The Ribos Operation" (David 7.5, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8.5, Chad 6.5)

Big Finish audio adventure: 4th Doctor Adventures "Renaissance Man" (David 6.5, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #99, The Pirate Planet! This is the second serial of the season-long Key To Time story. You can buy a digital copy of The Pirate Planet on iTunes, rent the DVD of the serial from Netflix, or buy the special edition Key To Time DVD boxed set from Amazon.com, WBShop.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Invasion of Time

This week we cover story #97, The Invasion of Time!  When the Doctor returns to Gallifrey to assume the presidency, something is very wrong -- acting quite strangely, he hands over power to an alien invasion force!  What could he possibly be up to?

QotW: If you got lost in the depths of the TARDIS, what room would you like to stumble into?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Social Media/Convention Updates/Brexit

Discussion of "The Invasion of Time" (Charlie 8.5, David 8.25, Trevor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #98, The Ribos Operation! This is the first serial of the season-long Key To Time story. You can buy a digital copy of The Ribos operation on iTunes, rent the DVD of the serial from Netflix, or buy the special edition Key To Time DVD boxed set from Amazon.com, WBShop.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Underworld

This week we cover story #96, Underworld!  The Doctor and Leela encounter a band of space travelers seeking a lost ship bearing the race banks of their dying people -- but when they catch up, they find more than they bargained for!

QotW: Underworld was an homage to Jason & the Argonauts. What other literary work would you like to see Doctor Who pay homage to? Details‽

Charlie's Variety Segment/Social Media

Discussion of "Underworld" (Trevor 6, Charlie 6.5, David 6.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Fourth Doctor Adventures 1.01 -- Destination: Nerva (Trevor 8, Charlie 8.5, David 7.4)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #97, The Invasion of Time! You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, The BBC Doctor Who Shop, The WB Shop, BarnesAndNoble.com, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Sun Makers

This week we cover story #95, The Sun Makers!  The Doctor and Leela discover an unexpected civilization on Pluto, full of bureaucracy and taxation -- but who ultimately profits from the usurious interest rates charged here?

QotW: Benedict Cumberbatch's mom was in Image of the Fendahl. What other famous actor's parent would you like to see in a Doctor Who episode?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Social Media

Discussion of "The Sun Makers" (7.25, Trevor 7.5, Charlie 7.5)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Torchwood -- The Victorian Age (David 7, Trevor 7, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #96, Underworld! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Image of the Fendahl

This week we cover story #94, Image of the Fendahl!  The Doctor and Leela track a hole in time to Earth where they find a creature of legend from a world lost long ago!

Discussion of "Image of the Fendahl" (Charlie 7, David 7.75, Trevor 6)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Companion Chronicles -- The Mahogany Murderers (Charlie 8.5, David 7.5, Trevor 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #95, The Sun Makers! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Invisible Enemy

This week we cover story #93, The Invisible Enemy!  The Doctor and Leela encounter a space microbe and must send microscopic clones into the Doctor's own brain to fight it!

QotW: The Doctor wants another robotic pet, but not another dog. What kind of robotic animal should he get?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Invisible Enemy" (Trevor 7.5, Charlie 5, David 6.5)

Connor's Corner

Bonus Viewing: K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (Trevor 2, Charlie 3, David 5.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #94, Image of the Fendahl! You can rent the DVD from Netflix or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Horror of Fang Rock

This week we cover story #92, Horror of Fang Rock!  When the Doctor and Leela land near the lighthouse at Fang Rock, they're in for a murder mystery and an encounter with the mysterious Rutans -- what are these strange creatures that the Sontarans have been fighting for so long?

QotW: What loose end from Doctor Who history would you like to see tied up?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Horror of Fang Rock" (David 6.5, Trevor 6.25, Charlie 6)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Doctor Who Unbound -- Masters of War (David 9, Trevor 9, Charlie 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #93, The Invisible Enemy! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, the WB Shop or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Talons of Weng-Chiang

This week we cover story #91, The Talons of Weng-Chiang!!  The Doctor and Leela land in Victorion London, where girls are going missing and a strange being posing as an ancient Chinese god lurks in the sewers.  Who is he really, and what evil plans does he have in store for London?

QotW: Story number 91 is titled, "The Talons of Weng-Chiang". What do think this title means?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Talons of Weng-Chiang" (Charlie 7.5, David 8, Trevor 8.5)

Connor's Corner

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #92, Horror of Fang Rock! You can rent the DVD from Netflix or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, The WB Shop, BarnesAndNoble.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Robots of Death

This week we cover story #90, The Robots of Death!  The Doctor and Leela find themselves aboard a mining sandcrawler populated by a small crew of humans and numerous robot servants.  But when crew members start turning up dead, it's up to them to determine whodunnit and clear their own names!

QotW: Based on the trailer introducing Pearl Mackie's new character, Bill, what do you expect the new companion to be like?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Robots of Death" (Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8, David 7.5, Chad 9)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Doctor Who Unbound -- Sympathy for the Devil (Trevor 8, Charlie 10, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #91, The Talons of Weng-Chiang! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes or Amazon Instant Video, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Face of Evil

This week we cover story #89, The Face of Evil!  The Doctor comes face-to-face with his past self -- and his past mistakes -- and must repair the damage he's done to the Sevateem and the Tesh, and their deity Xoanon!

QotW: What was your least favorite Sarah Jane storyline on Doctor Who?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Face of Evil" (David 8.5, Trevor 8, Charlie 8.5)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Early Adventures -- The Isos Network (David 8.25, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #90, The Robots of Death! You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, the WB Shop, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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