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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 281: The Tsuranga Conundrum

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends aboard the medical vessel Tsuranga, where a mysterious alien is menacing the crew and eating the ship.  Can the Doctor figure out what it wants before its snacking becomes fatal?

QotW: This week we saw the Doctor face giant spiders in a hide-behind-the-couch style episode. What sort of real-world critters would you find scariest for the Doctor to face (in embiggened form or otherwise)?

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

Discussion of "The Tsuranga Conundrum" (David 8.25, Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8, Connor 8.9)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.03: The Crooked Man (David 8.25, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #282, Demons of the Punjab! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be Doctor Who - Fourth Doctor Adventures, volume 3, number 4: THE EVIL ONE, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 280: Arachnids in the UK

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in returning to modern-day Sheffield.  But something is wrong with the spiders, especially in real estate developer Jack Robertson's new hotel.  What does this mean, and how can it be put right?

QotW: If you were to alter the course of a major historical event via subtle changes, which event would you change and how would you influence its outcome?

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

Discussion of "Arachnids in the UK" (Connor 8, David 7.5, Trevor 7, Charlie 6)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.02: White Ghosts (David 7.5, Trevor 8.75, Charlie 8)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #281, The Tsuranga Conundrum! Please view the episode in accordance with all applicable laws. Our audio adventure will be Fourth Doctor Adventures, series 3, #3, The Crooked Man, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 279: Rosa

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 13 and friends in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955.  There they find a mysterious time traveler trying to alter Earth's history, meet some of the heroes of America's anti-segregation movement, and find that in order to be part of the solution, they have no choice but to be part of the problem.

QotW: If you could design a new threat or hazard to add to Desolation, what would it be?

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

Discussion of "Rosa" (Charlie 9, Connor 9, David 8.5, Trevor 9)

Big Finish: Fourth Doctor Adventures 3.01: The King of Sontar (Charlie 8, David 8, Trevor 8)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #280, Arachnids in the UK! Please view the episode without getting yourself sent to Stormcage. Our audio adventure will be the second story in The Fourth Doctor Adventures series 3 White Ghosts! The adventure is available from BigFinish.com, either individually or as part of the boxed set.

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.