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

Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Androids of Tara

This week we cover story #101, The Androids of Tara!  The Doctor and Romana find the next fragment of the Key to Time on a world with a strange mix of medieval and futuristic technology.  Can they keep the evil Count Grendel from usurping the throne -- and killing them off in the process?

QotW: If the 4th Doctor had an android doppleganger, how would you distinguish the genuine article from the robot?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Social Media

Discussion of "The Androids of Tara" (David 7.25, Chad 7, Trevor 7.5, Scott 6, Charlie 6.5)

Big Finish audio adventure: 4th Doctor Adventures "Trail of the White Worm" (David 7.25, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #102, The Power of Kroll! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes or buy the special edition Key To Time DVD boxed set 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 Stones of Blood

This week we cover story #100, The Stones of Blood!  The Doctor and Romana's investigation of a circle of standing stones in Cornwall reveals that they are more than they seem -- and a Celtic deity may have something to say about their snooping around!

QotW: This week’s Question of the Week: In The Stones Of Blood the Doctor goes on trial. Who would you like to see tried by a pair of overeager justice machines?

Charlie's Variety Segment/Social Media

Discussion of "The Stones of Blood" (Charlie 6.75, David 7, Trevor 7.5)

Big Finish audio adventure: 4th Doctor Adventures "Energy of the Daleks" (Charlie 8.5, David 7.5, Trevor 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #101, The Androids of Tara! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD of the serial from Netflix, or buy the special edition Key To Time DVD boxed set 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 Pirate Planet

This week we cover story #99, The Pirate Planet!  The Doctor and Romana seek the second fragment on the planet Calufrax -- but something is amiss, and the blustering Captain appears to be behind it.  But who is REALLY pulling the strings?

Last Week's QotW: What modern-day thinker or theory gets dismissed as crackpot that you think may one day be proven correct (like Binro)?

QotW: This week’s Question of the Week: In your best Captain (The Pirate Planet) voice, how would you complete this sentence (i.e. fill in the blanks)? “By the mighty ____ of ____!"

Charlie's Variety Segment/Social Media/Convention update

Discussion of "The Pirate Planet" (Trevor 8, Charlie 9, Chad 9, David 7.75, Scott 9)

Big Finish audio adventure: 4th Doctor Adventures "Wrath of the Iceni" (Trevor 7.5, Charlie 8, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #100 (WOO HOO! Wanderers in the 4th Dimension 100th serial party!), The Stones of Blood! You can 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 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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