Episode 266: Smile

This week we cover story #266, Smile!  The Doctor and Bill travel to a nascent human colony in the distant future, but where are the workers who should be preparing for the colonists?  And why have their robot servants taken a dark and sinister turn?  It's up to the Doctor and Bill to find out!

QotW: What five Who-themed emojis would you add to social media if you could?

Listener Mailbag/So Here's the Thing.../The Quick Return Switch

Discussion of "Smile" (David 7.5, Charlie 8, Trevor 8)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03: AGENTS OF CHAOS 3.2: The Eternity Cage (David 8, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.25)

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Join us next week as we continue coverage of modern era Doctor Who with episode #267, Thin Ice. Please remain smiling while watching the episode. For our audio adventure, we’ll be concluding our coverage of THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03 boxed set, entitled AGENTS OF CHAOS. We’ll cover the third and final adventure from the set, “Eye of Harmony”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Episode 265: The Pilot

This week we cover story #265, The Pilot!  When university employee Bill loses a friend (and possibly more) to a mysterious puddle, she calls on her personal tutor, an eccentric university professor known only as the Doctor to help her investigate!  What she learns will lead her to the adventure of a lifetime!

QotW: What would you most like to see on Doctor Who before Steven Moffat and Peter Capaldi finish their runs on the show this season?

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

Discussion of "The Pilot" (Trevor 8.25, David 8.5, Charlie 8.25)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03: AGENTS OF CHAOS 3.1: The Shadow Vortex (Trevor 6.75, David 7.9, Charlie 5)

Hosts:

Join us next week as we continue coverage of modern era Doctor Who with episode #266, Smile. Please watch the episode without breaking the laws of space and time. For our audio adventure, we’ll be continuing THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03 boxed set, entitled AGENTS OF CHAOS. We’ll cover the second adventure from the set, “The Shadow Vortex”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Episode 136: The Twin Dilemma

This week we cover story #136, The Twin Dilemma!  The Doctor, caught up in regeneration sickness, takes Peri to the asteroid Titan III where he encounters an old friend and a sinister mystery -- what has happened to the once-beautiful world of Jaconda?

QotW: What was your favorite fifth Doctor story and why?

Listener Mailbag/So Here's the Thing.../I'd just like to take a moment...

Discussion of "The Twin Dilemma" (Charlie 5.5, Trevor 6, David 6)

Connor's Corner

Fifth Doctor Number-Crunching

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02: INFERNAL DEVICES 2.3 The NeverWhen (Charlie 8.75, Trevor 8, David 8)

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Join us next week as we resume coverage of modern era Doctor Who with the series ten premiere, The Pilot. Please watch the episode without breaking the laws of space and time. For our audio adventure, we’ll be starting THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 03 boxed set, entitled AGENTS OF CHAOS. We’ll cover the first adventure from the set, “The Shadow Vortex”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.

Episode 135: The Caves of Androzani

This week we cover story #135, The Caves of Androzani!  When the Doctor and Peri are poisoned in the treacherous caves of Androzani Minor and captured by a dangerous madman dead set on revenge, the Doctor must go to extreme lengths to find the cure.

QotW: Looking back over his tenure in the TARDIS, what was your favorite Turlough story?

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

Discussion of "The Cave of Androzani" (Trevor 8.25, Charlie 8, David 8.75)

Connor's Corner

Big Finish: THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02: INFERNAL DEVICES 2.2 A Thing of Guile (Trevor 8, Charlie 8.5, David 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #136, The Twin Dilemma! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, or many other fine retailers. For our audio adventure, we’ll be finishing up THE WAR DOCTOR VOLUME 02 boxed set, entitled INFERNAL DEVICES. We’ll cover the third adventure from the set, “The Neverwhen”. If you’d like to follow along, it’s available from bigfinish.com.