Episode 202: The End of Time

 

On this week's podcast, the Master is back with an all-new plan: humanity cannot resist him if humanity IS him!  But the Time Lords have a scheme of their own to put an end to all of time.  Can the Doctor survive a three-way showdown with these deadly foes?

QotW: In The End of Time, part of the tenth Doctor's reward was to visit several characters from his past -- what other characters would you have liked to see him visit?

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

Discussion of "The End of Time" (David 9.8, Connor 9.7, Charlie 9.5, Trevor 9.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #203, Matt Smith’s introductory story, The Eleventh Hour! For our audio adventure, we’ll be starting The War Master boxed set #2, The Master of Callous, with the first story, Call for the Dead. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 201: The Waters of Mars

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 on Mars on the eve of the disaster that killed the red planet's first colonists.  Can he save them, or would interference in this fixed point in time only lead to greater tragedy?

QotW: In The Waters Of Mars, the Doctor -- The Time Lord Victorious -- broke the rules of time by saving Adelaide Brooke. What other rule or rules (if any) would you have liked to see the Doctor break?

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

Discussion of "Waters of Mars" (Trevor 8.75, David 8, Connor 8.25, Charlie 8.5)

Discussion of "Dreamland" (Trevor 8.25, David 7, Connor 8.5, Charlie 7.5)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #202, the swan song for both David Tennant and showrunner Russell T Davies, The End of Time! We’ll probably have plenty to say about this landmark two-parter, so we’ll be taking the week off from reviewing other media. Rest assured, we’ll be getting back into the swing of things with Big Finish audio adventures once we get into series five of Doctor Who.

Episode 200: Planet of the Dead

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 on a distant world where he's stranded on a bus with no TARDIS, a group of scared passengers, and Lady Christina de Souza.  Can they escape this world and return to Earth before the oncoming swarm reaches them -- or, worse, reaches Earth?

QotW: If you could cast any actor, living or dead, to play the Doctor's companion JUST ONCE in a #DoctorWho TV special, Who would you choose?

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

Discussion of "Planet of the Dead" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5, David 8.9, Connor 9)

Discussion of Sarah Jane Adventures: "The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith" (Charlie 9.5, Trevor 8.5, David 8.75, Connor 8.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #201, The Waters of Mars! In lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be covering the Doctor Who animated adventure Dreamland.

Episode 199: The Next Doctor

 

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 in London, 1851, where a mysterious man who calls himself the Doctor is squaring off against the Cybermen!  But this Doctor doesn't remember his past -- can 10 unlock his mystery and defeat the Cybermen and their evil human ally, Miss Hartigan?

QotW: If you could cast any actor, living or dead, to play the Doctor JUST ONCE, Who would you choose?

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

Discussion of "The Next Doctor" (Trevor 7, Charlie 7.25, Connor 7.6, David 8)

Discussion of Sarah Jane Adventures: "Enemy of the Bane" (Connor 8.25, Charlie 9.5, Trevor 8.5, David 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #200, Planet of the Dead! In lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be covering another Sarah Jane Adventures television story, The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith.

Episode 198: The Stolen Earth/Journey’s End

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10, Donna, and a host of former companions and allies to discover why planets have been going missing and to face down one of the Doctor's oldest and bitterest foes: Davros, creator of the Daleks!

QotW: If you were writing an epic two-part Doctor Who series finale involving numerous allies helping the Doctor defeat a common foe, who do you have the Doctor recruit, and who are they battling?

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

Discussion of "The Stolen Earth" and "Journey's End" (David 9.9, Connor 9.75, Charlie 9.85, Trevor 9.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #199, The Next Doctor! In lieu of an audio adventure, we’ll be reviewing the two-part story from The Sarah Jane Adventures TV show, Enemy of the Bane!

Episode 197: Turn Left

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join Donna in an alternate reality where one of the smallest decisions of her life turns out to have disastrous consequences!

QotW: In Turn Left, an alien influences Donna's past in an attempt to alter future events. If an alien were to nefariously influence a decision you made, what would the decision be, and what would be the ramifications of this change?

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

Discussion of "Turn Left" (Trevor 8.75, David 8.5, Connor 9.25, Charlie 8.75)

Discussion of "First Doctor Adventures, Series 1, #2: The Great White Hurricane" (Trevor 5, David 7.75, Charlie 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #198, the two-part series four finale, The Stolen Earth and Journey’s End! It’s likely to be a long episode, so we don’t plan to cover an audio adventure.

Episode 196: Midnight

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 on a vacation to the planet Midnight, where he gets caught up in a Lord-of-the-Flies-esque struggle against not just an alien foe, but the worst instincts of human nature!

QotW: You're the Doctor and you’ve decided to send three companions of your choice on an all-expenses-paid vacation anywhere in space and time. Whom do you send, and where do you send each one?

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

Discussion of "Midnight" (Charlie 4, Trevor 8.25, David 7.75, Connor 8.5)

Discussion of "First Doctor Adventures, Series 1, #1: The Destination Wars" (Charlie 8.5, Trevor 7.75, David 8)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #197, Turn Left! Our audio adventure will be First Doctor Adventures, Volume 1, #2: The Great White Hurricane, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 195: Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 and Donna in The Library, where a mysterious woman who claims to know the Doctor quite well has called for help -- but he has no idea who she is!

QotW: If you could prevent someone's death by saving their consciousness to a computer and providing a simulated reality for them, whom would you save and what would their new reality be like? #DoctorWho #QotW

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

Discussion of "Silence in the Library" and "Forest of the Dead" (Connor 9, Charlie 9, Trevor 9.25, David 8.5)

Discussion of "The War Master: Only the Good, Part 4: The Heavenly Paradigm" (Charlie 9/8, Trevor 9/8.25, David 9/9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #196, Midnight! Our audio adventure will be Our audio adventure will be First Doctor Adventures, Volume 1, #1: The Destination Wars, available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 194: The Unicorn and the Wasp

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10 and Donna, in 1926 England, where something strange is going on and Agatha Christie is caught up in the mystery!  Can 10 and Donna figure out what's going on -- and why Agatha Christie disappeared that year?

QotW: The Unicorn and the Wasp is partially based on the game Clue/Cluedo. What other board game might you base a Doctor Who episode on?

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

Discussion of "The Unicorn and the Wasp" (David 8, Connor 8.25, Charlie 8.5, Trevor 8.5)

Discussion of "The War Master: Only the Good, Part 3: The Sky Man" (David 8.5, Charlie 9, Trevor 9)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #195, Silence in the Library and Forest of the Dead! Our audio adventure will be The War Master: Only the Good, part 4: The Heavenly Paradigm. The boxed set is available from BigFinish.com.

Episode 193: The Doctor’s Daughter

On this week's podcast, the Wanderers join 10, Donna, and Martha on a planet where human clones and the alien Hath are locked into a fast-paced cycle of warfare.  But when the Doctor's DNA is used to create a cloned soldier programmed to fight in their war, the situation becomes personal.

QotW: If you were an alien intent on overthrowing Earth's human inhabitants by sabotaging and weaponizing a type of device that's used by many, what would you weaponize and how would you use it?

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

Discussion of "The Doctor's Daughter" (Trevor 7.75, David 8.5, Connor 8.5, Charlie 8.25)

Discussion of "The War Master: Only the Good, Part 2: The Good Master" (Trevor 7.5, David 7.9, Charlie 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #194, The Unicorn and the Wasp! Our audio adventure will be the third adventure in The War Master: Only the Good boxed set, entitled The Sky Man, available from BigFinish.com.