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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 278: The Ghost Monument

 

This week, the Wanderers join the thirteenth Doctor and her companions on the planet Desolation, a deadly planet where two racers are competing in a desperate race for survival and unimaginable wealth.  They must reach the site of The Ghost Monument -- a mysterious police box which appears once every thousand rotations!

QotW: This season Doctor Who features its first companion with a disability. What other previously-unrepresented demographics would you like to see represented on the show?

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

Discussion of "The Ghost Monument" (Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8.5, Connor 8.5, David 8.9)

Big Finish: Nightshade (Trevor 7.75, Charlie 7, David 7.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #279, Rosa! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be the first story from the Fourth Doctor Adventures series 3, The King of Sontar! The adventure is available from BigFinish.com, either individually or as part of the boxed set.

Episode 277: The Woman Who Fell To Earth

 

This week, the Wanderers join the newly-regenerated thirteenth Doctor in meeting new companions Ryan, Graham, and Yaz.  Together, they track down the nefarious Tim Shaw and become friends through shared risk, victory, tragedy, and surprises.

QotW: Chris Chibnall has said that classic characters and villains will not be a focus of series 11, but there may be some nods and references. What classic references would you most like to see in the new series?

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

Discussion of "The Woman Who Fell To Earth" (David 7.75, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Connor 8.25)

Big Finish: All-Consuming Fire (Charlie 7.5, Trevor 7.75, David 7.75)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #278, The Ghost Monument! Please view the episode without drawing the attention of Tim Shaw. Our audio adventure will be Nightshade, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 187: Utopia/The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords

 

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor, Martha, and... is that Jack, clinging to the outside of the TARDIS? ...in discovering the secret of the mysterious Mr. Saxon and facing one of the Doctor's oldest and deadliest nemeses. HERE COME THE DRUMS HERE COME THE DRUMS!

QotW: If you were to take over the world, what song would be playing as your Master plan came to fruition?

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

Discussion of "Utopia/The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords" (David 9.9, Connor 9.75, Charlie 10, Trevor 8.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #277, the series 11 premiere and Jodie Whittaker’s introductory adventure, The Woman Who Fell To Earth! Please view the episode in accordance with your local, state, national, planetary, and galactic laws. Our audio adventure will be All-Consuming Fire, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 186: Blink

 

This week, the Wanderers join Sally Sparrow in modern-day England, where they find their lives may depend on following the Doctor's urgent advice: Don't turn your back, don't look away, and don't blink!

QotW: If the Doctor were to leave a secret message for you as an Easter egg on your favorite DVDs, what are the top three titles he should put it on to maximize your chances of finding it?

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

Discussion of "Blink" (Trevor 10, David 8.5, Connor 9.5, Charlie 9)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Theatre of War (Trevor 7.5*, David 7.5, Charlie 8)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #187, the three-part series 3 finale, Utopia, The Sound of Drums, and Last of the Time Lords! Given the amount of material to cover for that story, we’ll be taking the week off from our Big Finish reviews, but audio adventure coverage will resume soon!

Episode 185: Human Nature/The Family of Blood

 

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha in England in 1913!  The Doctor is hiding from alien pursuers, working as a schoolteacher in a boys' school with Martha posing as his maid.  Even his biology and memories have been rewritten in service of the ruse, but somehow it's not enough -- what will the now-human John Smith do when killer aliens come a-calling?

QotW: If you were the Doctor and needed to unleash your fury to punish a villain without killing them, what would the punishment be?

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

Discussion of "Human Nature/The Family of Blood" (Charlie 9, Trevor 9.75, David 8.5, Connor 9.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: The Highest Science (Charlie 5.5, Trevor 5.75, David 7.25)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #186, Blink! Our audio adventure will be Theatre of War, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 184: 42

 

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha in on a ship in deep space where something has gone horribly awry -- the ship is plummeting toward a nearby star, with only 42 minutes left to repair it and escape!  But someone -- or something -- has other ideas!

QotW: If you could choose a trivia question that people had to answer correctly in order to open a door and gain access to the restricted area behind it, what question would you choose?

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

Discussion of "42" (Connor 8, Charlie 7, Trevor 6.5, David 7.25)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.4 Master of Worlds (Connor 9.5/9.75, Charlie 9/9.5, Trevor 9.25/8.5, David 9.5/9)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #185, the two-parter Human Nature and The Family of Blood! Our audio adventure will be The Highest Science, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 183: The Lazarus Experiment

 

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha in modern-day London, for the unveiling of Professor Lazarus's new invention which he promises will change what it means to be human.  And that it does -- with disastrous consequences!

QotW: If you could use a machine that could give you one superpower, what power would you take and why?

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

Discussion of "The Lazarus Experiment" (David 8.25, Connor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 7.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.3 Code Silver (David 9.25, Connor 9.25, Charlie 9, Trevor 9.25)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #184, 42. Our audio adventure will be the last part of the UNIT -- Cyber-Reality boxed set, Master of Worlds. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 182: Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks

 

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha for a trip to Depression-era New York, where people are vanishing and one of the Doctor's oldest foes is behind it!  But this time, they have a new trick up their sleeve...  err...  gunstick?

QotW: If you were to create a hybrid of the Daleks with another Doctor Who race (other than humans), what other race would you choose and what would you call the result?

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

Discussion of "Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks" (Trevor 7.75, David 8.5, Connor 8.75, Charlie 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.2 Telepresence (Trevor 6.5, David 8.25, Connor 8.75, Charlie 8.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #183, The Lazarus Experiment! Our audio adventure will be the third part of the UNIT -- CYBER-REALITY boxed set, Code Silver. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 181: Gridlock

 

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha for a trip to New New York in the year 5 billion and 53.  Things have gone awry here since the Doctor's last visit, and many of the citizens have gone to the motorway -- a permanent traffic jam from which no one ever returns!  The Doctor and Martha must discover why, help the motorists, and uncover another cryptic clue to the Doctor's future!

QotW: If you were on Gridlock’s motorway and needed two passengers to gain access to the fast lane, who would you take with you?

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

Discussion of "Gridlock" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5, David 9.25, Connor 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT - CYBER-REALITY - 6.1 Game Theory (Charlie 8, Trevor 7.5, David 8.75, Connor 8.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #182, the two-parter Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks! Our audio adventure will be the second part of the UNIT - CYBER-REALITY boxed set, Telepresence. The boxed set is, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 180: The Shakespeare Code

This week, the Wanderers join the Doctor and Martha for a trip to London in 1599 to meet the man himself, Shakespeare!  But they find he's fallen under the influence of mysterious creatures who are twisting his words to their own dark purposes -- who are they and what do they want?

QotW: If the Doctor were to take any author, living or dead, on an adventure, which author would he take and where would they go?

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

Discussion of "The Shakespeare Coed" (Connor 9.5, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.25, David 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT -- Encounters -- Invocation (David 8.75, Charlie 8.75, Trevor 8.25)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #181, Gridlock! Our audio adventure will be the first story in the UNIT -- Cyber-Reality boxed set, Game Theory. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.