Episode 31: The Highlanders



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Highlanders

This week we cover story #31, “The Highlanders”, in which we meet Jamie McCrimmon, a Scottish highlander destined not only to help his people in their time of need, but to wander all of time and space at the Doctor’s side!

QotW: What was your least favorite William Hartnell serial?  (The Feast of Steven is not a serial.)

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “The Power of the Daleks” (Charlie 6, Trevor 5, David 6.75)

Connor’s Corner

Discussion of Big Finish audio adventure “The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance” (Charlie 6, Trevor 8, David 6.75)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #32, The Underwater Menace!  The soundtrack is available on CD or from Audible.com, and episode 3 and a few brief surviving video clips can be found on the Lost in Time DVD set.

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Episode 30: The Power of the Daleks



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Power of the Daleks

This week we cover Patrick Troughton’s debut, story #30, “The Power of the Daleks”, in which a new man saunters away where the Doctor used to be — and right into a game of danger, intrigue, and Daleks!

QotW: What was your favorite William Hartnell serial?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “The Power of the Daleks” (David 7, Charlie 8, Trevor 6)

Connor’s Corner

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #31, The Highlanders!  The soundtrack is available on CD or from Audible.com, and the few brief surviving video clips can be found on the Lost in Time DVD set. 

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Episode 252p2: Death in Heaven



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Death in Heaven

This week we cover the thrilling conclusion of this series’s two-part series finale, story #252 part 2, “Death in Heaven”, in which the Doctor must face off against Missy, make the hard choices, and learn once and for all whether he’s a good man!  We’re joined this week by special guest co-hosts Jess Hall and Justin Haywald!

QotW: Now that it’s finished, what was your overall impression of series 8?  Like, dislike, highlights, lowlights?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “Death in Heaven” (David 9.7, Charlie 10, Trevor 8, Jess 8, Justin 7)

Connor’s Corner

The Wanderers’ Doctor Who Series 8 Retrospective

Hosts:

Join us next week as we resume coverage of the classic era of Doctor Who with our review of second Doctor Patrick Troughton’s introductory story #30, The Power of the Daleks!  We invite you to follow along by enjoying the serial before the podcast.  Although all six episodes of this story are lost, the soundtrack is available from Audible.com.

 

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Episode 252p1: Dark Water



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Dark Water

This week we cover the first part of this series’s two-part series finale, story #252, “Dark Water”, in which the Doctor and Clara finally discover the identity of the mysterious Missy!

QotW: Do you think kids make good protagonists in #DoctorWho (Courtney, the Coal Hill kids) or should they stick to adults?

Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “Dark Water” (Trevor 8.75, David 8.9, Charlie 9)

Connor’s Corner

Doctor Who Reviews: Doctor Who 12th Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #252 part 2, Dark Water — the conclusion of this series’s two-part series finale!.  We invite you to follow along by watching the episode before the podcast; please acquire a copy in accordance with the laws of space and time.

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