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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Caretaker

This week we cover Doctor Who story #247, 2014's "The Caretaker", in which we bear witness to the inevitable showdown between the Doctor and his most fearsome nemesis -- Clara's boyfriend!

QotW: If you robbed the Bank of Karabraxos, what would your reward be?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Caretaker" (David 7, Charlie 7, Trevor 7.25)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "Quinnis" (David 7.25, Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7)

Shout Out: The Doubleclicks for their cello cover of the Doctor Who theme song.

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #248, Kill the Moon.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of time and space.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Time Heist

This week we cover Doctor Who story #246, 2014's "Time Heist", in which the Doctor and Clara find themselves thrust into the middle of a time-travel bank job with their memories erased -- they must break into the Bank of Karabraxos, and perhaps more important, figure out why!

QotW: What aspects of the Doctor’s history would you prefer remain unexplored?  Have they already crossed the line?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Time Heist" (Trevor 8, David 7.75, Charlie 7)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "Domain of the Voord" (Trevor 7, David 7, Charlie 7)

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who Eleventh Doctor #2 by Titan Comics

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #247, The Caretaker.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of time and space, or run the risk of the Reapers coming to take advantage of your mistake.

Direct download: WanderIn4D246.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Listen

This week we cover Doctor Who story #245, 2014's "Listen", in which the Doctor and Clara seek a creature capable of perfect hiding -- only to come face to face with their own emotions!

QotW: What fictional character from myth or legend would you like to have the Doctor find out is real?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Listen" (Charlie 10, Trevor 9.5, David 6.75)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Masters of Luxor" (Charlie 8, Trevor 8.5, David 8)

Doctor Who Reviews: The Underwater Menace DVD

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #246, Time Heist.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of your place and time.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Robot of Sherwood

This week we cover Doctor Who story #244, 2014's "Robot of Sherwood", in which the Doctor attempts to prove to Clara that Robin Hood didn't exist -- and fails miserably.

QotW: Do you identify more with the Doctor or with the companions, and why?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Robot of Sherwood" (David 8, Charlie 8, Trevor 7.75)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The First Wave" (David 7, Charlie 6.5, Trevor 7.5)

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who Tenth Doctor comic #2 from Titan Comics

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #245, Listen.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of your place and time.

Direct download: WanderIn4D244.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Deep Breath

This week we cover Doctor Who story #243, 2014's "Into the Dalek", in which the Doctor and Clara find themselves miniaturized and sent inside of a living Dalek's casing to learn what makes it tick.  Can it be that it's truly a good Dalek?

QotW: On rare occasions, Doctor Who crosses over with other properties, officially, for example when it crossed over with EastEnders in Dimensions in Time and when it crossed over with Star Trek in Assimilation^2, or unofficially, such as the YouTube Doctor Who/Sherlock mash-up.  What other property would you like to see Doctor Who cross over with?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Into the Dalek" (Trevor 8, David 8.8, Charlie 8.8)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Cold Equations" (Trevor 9, David 8, Charlie 8)

Doctor Who Reviews: TARDIS 3D Live Wallpaper for Android by Bratanov, Inc.

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #244, Robot of Sherwood.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of your place and time.

Direct download: WanderIn4D243.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Deep Breath

This week we cover Doctor Who story #242, 2014's "Deep Breath", which sees a newly-regenerated twelfth Doctor portrayed by Peter Capaldi struggling to remember his friends and his past while trying to persuade companion Clara that he is still the Doctor!  We're joinded by special guest co-host Toby from The Comic Conspiracy Podcast!

QotW: What real-life Doctor Who decor or paraphernalia would you put in a Doctor Who themed restaurant?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "Deep Breath" (Charlie 7, Trevor 7.5, David 7, Toby 5)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Perpetual Bond" (Charlie 5, Trevor 6.75, David 6.5)

Doctor Who Events: The Wanderers' Take on the Deep Breath Fathom Event

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #243, Into The Dalek.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in the manner appropriate for your place and time.

Direct download: WanderIn4D242.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Smugglers and The Tenth Planet

This week we cover Doctor Who story #28, 1966's "The Smugglers", in which the TARDIS crew are caught between the notorious pirate captain Pike and his crew and Cornish smuggler Squire Edwards!  Can they escape this deadly treasure hunt with their lives?  We also cover story #29, William Hartnell's swan song, "The Tenth Planet"!  When the Cybermen arrive at Earth in 1986 to drain all of Earth's energy, the Doctor and his companions must step up to defeat them.  But it will take a terrible toll on the Doctor...

QotW: If you could change the ending on any Doctor Who serial we've watched so far, which one would you change and how?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Smugglers" (Charlie 6, David 6.8, Trevor 5.5)

Connor's Corner (The Smugglers)

Discussion of "The Tenth Planet" (David 8.5, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 10)

Tribute to Robin Williams

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #242, Deep Breath!  Your ears do not deceive you, Wanderers in the Fourth Dimension will be time travelling from 1966 to 2014 to cover Peter Capaldi’s series 8 of modern Doctor Who!  Coverage of the classic era will resume on the first week without a new Peter Capaldi episode, beginning with Patrick Troughton’s introductory story, #30, Power of the Daleks!

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The War Machines

This week we cover Doctor Who story #27, 1966's "The War Machines", in which the Doctor faces off against WOTAN: the most advanced computer the Earth has ever produced!  We're joined this episode by special guest co-host Leann Hall!

QotW: If you could choose any director (living or dead) to direct an episode of Doctor Who, who would it be?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Savages" (Trevor 8, Charlie 8, David 6.5, Leann 6.5)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The War to End All Wars" (Trevor 6.5, Charlie 4, David 5.5, Leann 7.5)

Doctor Who Events: Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who serial #28, The Smugglers AND William Hartnell’s swan song, serial #29, The Tenth Planet, reviewed together in one extra-long episode to make sure we finish them up before Peter Capaldi’s premiere, Deep Breath, on August 23rd!  Although The Smugglers is completely lost, we invite you to follow along by listening to the soundtrack before the podcast.  You can acquire a copy from audible.com.  The first three episodes of the four-parter The Tenth Planet are intact, and the fourth has been animated.  You can buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Savages

This week we cover Doctor Who story #26, 1966's "The Savages", in which the Doctor is caught between two societies -- the savages, and the elders.  But which is truly the more civilized?

QotW: How would you rank the seven series of modern #DoctorWho  in order from your favorite to least?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Savages" (David 7.75, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 7.5)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "The Drowned World" (David 7.25, Trevor 6.5, Charlie 7.5)

Doctor Who Events: The Doctor Who Season Premiere Fathom Event

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who serial #27, The War Machines!  This serial is fully intact, and you can stream it on Hulu Plus, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

Direct download: WanderIn4D026.mp3
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Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Gunfighters

This week we cover Doctor Who story #25, 1966's "The Gunfighters", in which the Doctor's quest to find a dentist leads him to the Wild West.  But after Doc Holliday pulls his tooth, is there anything he can do to stop the Earps and the Clantons from gunning each other down at the O.K. Corral?  And more importantly, can he endure the repeated intrusions of The Ballad of the Last Chance Saloon?  We're joined this episode by special guest co-host Jess Hall!

QotW: Batman vs. the Doctor: Who would win, and why?

Jess Hall's Special QotW Catch-Up Spectacular!

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of "The Gunfighters" (Charlie 7.5, David 7, Trevor 6.5, Jess 7.2)

Connor's Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure "Return of the Rocket Men" (Charlie 5.5, David 7, Trevor 6, Jess 6.5)

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who: When's the Doctor? A Search and Find Book

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who serial #26, The Savages!  Although this serial is completely lost, we invite you to follow along by listening to the soundtrack before the podcast.  You can acquire a copy from audible.com.

Direct download: WanderIn4D025.mp3
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