Upcoming Episodes

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

(Dates are subject to change.)

Episode 215: The Curse of the Black Spot

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and his companions find themselves on a pirate ship where the slightest cut seemingly spells a sailor's doom at the hands of a mysterious siren -- and Rory is unlucky enough to be her next victim!

QotW: The Curse of the Black Spot is reminiscent of Pirates of the Carribean. If you were to create a Doctor Who story that resembled a particular movie or franchise, which one would you choose?

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

Discussion of "The Curse of the Black Spot" (Trevor 8, Charlie 8, Connor 8.75, David 8)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #54: The Natural History of Fear (Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8.75, David 8.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #216, The Doctor’s Wife! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #55: The Twilight Kingdom, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 214: The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and his companions are invited to a gathering by...  Eleven?  There's a dangerous mystery afoot, and it's wrapped up in the moon landing.  And for once, the Doctor's companions know something he doesn't -- and can't tell him!  Spoilers!

QotW: We went to the moon because the Silence needed a space suit. What else did we do because of the Silence?

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

Discussion of "The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon" (David 8, Trevor 9.5, Charlie 8.5, Connor 9)

Big Finish: Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #53: Creed of the Kromon (David 7.5, Trevor 6.5, Charlie 7)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #215, The Curse of the Black Spot! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures #54: The Natural History of Fear, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 213: A Christmas Carol

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven heads to another planet where the spaceship Amy and Rory are honeymooning on is crashing!  The wealthy patron of the community they're headed for refuses to help -- but what if he had known the Doctor as a child?  Would he still be so obstinate?

QotW: If you could visit your younger self, what advice would you impart?

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

Discussion of "A Christmas Carol" (Connor 8.5, David 9.25, Trevor 9.25, Charlie 9.5)

Sarah Jane Adventures: "Death of the Doctor" (Connor 8.75, David 8.75, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #214, the two-part series six premiere, The Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon! Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures, #53: Creed of the Kromon, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 212: The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven finds himself lured to the mysterious Pandorica by a broad coalition of aliens intent on saving the universe...  from him!

QotW: The Roman soldiers in The Pandorica Opens were fashioned from a story in young Amelia Pond's bedroom, what storybook characters would have been used if the characters had been fashioned from a book you had as a child?

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

Discussion of "The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang" (Charlie 9, Connor 9, David 9.5, Trevor 9)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #213, the 2010 Christmas special, A Christmas Carol! in lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be covering a story from The Sarah Jane Adventures: Death of the Doctor

Episode 211: The Lodger

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven has to live like a normal human for a time, as Amy is stuck in the TARDIS.  But what lurks on the upper floor of the place where he's lodging...  and what does it want?

QotW: 

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

Discussion of "The Lodger" (Trevor 7.5, Charlie 7.5, Connor 8.25, David 8)

Big Finish: Monthly Line #52: Scherzo (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8, David 7.9)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #212, the two-part series five finale, The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang! As usual, we expect our finale coverage will run a bit longer than average, so in the interest of time, we’ll forego the audio adventure review.

Episode 210: Vincent and the Doctor

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven and Amy visit van Gogh in France in 1890, where he is being terrorized by a creature that only he can see.  Can the Doctor and Amy help, and what effect will it have on Vincent -- and on them?

QotW:  The Doctor and Amy met Vincent; what artist would you like to see the Doctor encounter? Which Doctor would it be, and with which companion(s)?

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

Discussion of "Vincent and the Doctor" (David 8.5, Trevor 9.25, Charlie 9.5, Connor 9.5)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 4: The Belly of the Beast (David 7.9/8, Trevor 7.25/8.5, Charlie 8/9)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #211, The Lodger! Our audio adventure will be Monthly line release 52, Scherzo, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 209: The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and Rory land in near-future Wales, where the Doctor has another chance to broker a peace between the humans and the Silurians.  But with tensions running high, will this interaction be any less explosive than the last?

QotW:  The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood echoes the tragic third Doctor story Doctor Who and the Silurians and gives him a chance to ensure a better result this time around. What other story would you like to see the Doctor get a second chance at?

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

Discussion of "The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood" (Connor 8.25, David 8.25, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8.5)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 3: The Broken Clock (David 9.25, Trevor 9, Charlie 9)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #210, Vincent and the Doctor! Our audio adventure will be Missy, Series 1, Episode 4: The Belly of the Beast, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 208: Amy’s Choice

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and Rory find themselves slipping between worlds -- in the TARDIS in the present, and in a sleepy village in a future where Amy and Rory have settled down together.  The mysterious Dream Lord is the one tormenting them, but who is he and what does he want?

QotW: Listener’s Choice: If you had to choose one episode of Doctor Who that was just a dream, which episode would you choose and why?

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

Discussion of "Amy's Choice" (Charlie 7.75, Connor 8.75, David 8, Trevor 7)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 2: Divorced, Beheaded, Regenerated (Charlie 8.5, David 8, Trevor 9)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #209, The Hungry Earth and Cold Blood. Our audio adventure will be Missy, Series 1, Episode 3: The Broken Clock, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 207: The Vampires of Venice

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and Rory head to Venice in 1580, where girls are joining the Calvierri School -- never to contact their families again!  Lady Calvierri is not what she seems.  What dark secret does her school hide?

QotW: Rory got into a sword fight untrained in #TheVampiresOfVenice. What sort of skills training would be beneficial for TARDIS companions?

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

Discussion of "The Vampires of Venice" (Trevor 7, Charlie 7.25, Connor 7.6, David 8)

Big Finish: Missy, series 1, episode 1: A Spoonful of Mayhem (David 8.75, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 9, Connor 8.75)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #208, Amy’s Choice! Our audio adventure will be Missy, Series 1, Episode 2: Divorced, Beheaded, Regenerated, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 206: The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone

 

On this week's podcast, Eleven, Amy, and River Song pursue a weeping angel to a dead world and get more than they bargained for.  How can they possibly defeat an army of starving angels?

QotW: If you could bring to life any fictional character from a video recording, what character would you choose?

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

Discussion of "The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone" (David 8, Trevor 7.75, Charlie 8, Connor 8,75)

Big Finish: The War Master: Master of Callous, part 4: Sins of the Father (David 8/7.5, Trevor 8/7.5, Charlie 8.25/7.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #207, The Vampires of Venice! Our audio adventure will be Missy Series 1 #1: A Spoonful of Mayhem, available from BigFinish.com.