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Jul 27 2017 #139 The Mark of the Rani
Aug 3 2017 #140 The Two Doctors
Aug 10 2017 #141 Timelash
Aug 17 2017 #142 Revelation of the Daleks

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Episode 233: The Rings of Akhaten

On this week's podcast, the Doctor and Clara visit Akhaten, where the people are preparing for the once-a-millennium return of the Old God.  But do the Doctor and Clara have what it takes to sate his terrible hunger?

QotW: What alien from another sci-fi property would have liked to see in a cameo in the alien bazaar in #TheRingsOfAkhaten?

So Here are the Things.../Listener Mailbag/Who News

Discussion of "The Rings of Akhaten" (Connor 9, David 8.25, Trevor 7.25, Charlie 8)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor #6: Trouble in Paradise (David 7.5, Trevor 7.25, Charlie 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #234, Cold War! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #7, Shockwave, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 232: The Bells of Saint John

On this week's podcast, Earth is threatened by an insidious wifi which takes over the people who connect to it.  Who could be behind such a menacing plot?  And should you connect to ┓┏ 凵 =╱⊿┌┬┐?

QotW: Clara used the mnemonic device Run You Clever Boy And Remember to remember her password, which was rycbar123. If you were to create a different mnemonic device for that same password, what would it be?

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

Discussion of "The Bells of Saint John" (Charlie 8.75, Connor 9.25, David 8.5, Trevor 8.25)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor #5: Smoke and Mirrors (Charlie 7, David 7.5, Trevor 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #233 The Rings of Akhaten! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #6 Trouble in Paradise, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 231: The Snowmen

On this week's podcast, the reclusive Doctor is drawn out by another version of Clara Oswald -- but once again, he is unable to save her. Who is she, and how does she exist in more than one time?

QotW: Madame Vastra just administered the one word test to you. What is your one word response?

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

Discussion of "The Snowmen" (Trevor 9, Charlie 9, Connor 8, David 8)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor #4: Babblesphere (Trevor 8.25, Charlie 7.75, David 7.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #232, The Bells of Saint John! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #5: Smoke and Mirrors, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 230: The Angels Take Manhattan

On this week's podcast, the Doctor is caught up in a whirlwind of events with Amy and Rory at their center!  Even with River's help, there are some outcomes that even the Doctor cannot prevent...

QotW: If the Weeping Angels were to send you back in time and you had to live out the rest of your life there, where and when would you want them to send you?

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

Discussion of "The Angels Take Manhattan" (David 8.9, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9, Connor 8.5)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor #3: Vengeance of the Stones (David 7.9, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #231, The Snowmen! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #4: Babblesphere, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 229: The Power of Three

On this week's podcast, the Doctor comes to stay with the Ponds when the Earth is invaded by billions of mysterious black cubes.  But how will he keep himself entertained while waiting to see what they do?

QotW: If you got to design one of the cubes for The Power of Three, what random effect would your cube have when it activated?

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

Review of University of Central Lancashire's production of Mission to the Unknown

Discussion of "The Power of Three" (Connor 8, David 8.5, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor #1: Shadow of Death (David 8.5, Trevor 8, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #230, The Angels Take Manhattan! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #3: Vengeance of the Stones, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 228: A Town Called Mercy

On this week's podcast, the Doctor arrives in Mercy to find that the alien Doctor is being hunted by a cyborg terminator -- but the alien Doctor isn't him!  He must face the parallels to his own life to save the town and see justice done.

QotW: You just wrote a followup story to A Town Called Mercy titled, "A Town Called ______". What character trait do you fill in the blank with and what's the plot?

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

Discussion of "A Town Called Mercy" (Charlie 8.75, Connor 8, David 7.75, Trevor 7.25)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor #1: Hunters of Earth (Charlie 7.25, David 8, Trevor 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #229, The Power of Three! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #2, Shadow of Death, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 227: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

On this week's podcast, the Doctor must save the occupants of a ship headed for Earth before ISA missiles blow it up -- but some of the ship's passengers have other ideas about who should survive and what should happen to the ship's living cargo!

QotW: Three had "Invasion of the Dinosaurs", Eleven had "Dinosaurs on a  Spaceship".  If you were to create a title for a modern era Doctor Who story that borrows a word from a classic era Doctor title, what would your new title be?

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

Discussion of "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship" (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8, Connor 7.5, David 8)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #135: Legend of the Cybermen (David 8.75, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9, Connor 9.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #228, A Town Called Mercy! Our audio adventure will be Destiny of the Doctor #1: Hunters of Earth, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 226: Asylum of the Daleks

 

On this week's podcast, the Doctor is kidnapped by the Daleks and sent (by force) to cleanse their asylum before the mad Daleks there escape.  There he meets the mysterious Oswin, a soufflé girl with a secret.

QotW: When The Impossible Girl was trapped inside a Dalek, she made soufflés. If you were trapped inside a Dalek, what dish would you make?

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

Discussion of "Asylum of the Daleks" (David 8.75, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 9, Connor 9.5)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #134: Wreck of the Titan (David 8.5, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #227, Dinosaurs on a Spaceship! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #135: Legend of the Cybermen, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 225: The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe

 

On this week's podcast, the Doctor is a caretaker at the mansion visited by a woman who once saved him and her two children.  He has a special adventure in store for them, but things go sideways (as they often do)...

QotW: The Doctor redecorated a room in your home. I know! What changes did the Doctor make?

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

Discussion of "The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe" (Connor 8.75, David 8.9, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.25)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #133: City of Spires (David 8, Trevor 8, Charlie 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #226, Asylum of the Daleks! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #134: Wreck of the Titan available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 224: The Wedding of River Song

 

On this week's podcast, time is all mixed up -- something has gone terribly wrong, and the Doctor is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice to put it right!

QotW: In the Wedding of River Song, all of history converged on a single time point. What historical incidents would you like to see converge?

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

Discussion of "The Wedding of River Song" (Charlie 9, Connor 8.5, David 8.25, Trevor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #225, The 2011 Christmas special, The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe! Our audio adventure will be City of Spires, available from BigFinish.com.