Episode 120: Black Orchid



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Black Orchid

This week we cover story #120, Black Orchid!  The Doctor and his companions visit 1920s England, where a case of mistaken identity threatens to leave the Doctor on the hook for murder!

QotW: Doctor Who has featured several doppelgangers. If you could cast an actor to play your doppelganger, whom would you pick?

Charlie’s Variety Segment, or So Here’s the Thing…/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “Black Orchid” (Charlie 6, David 6, Trevor 6)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Torchwood 2.3. GHOST MISSION (Charlie 7.5, David 8, Trevor 7)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #121, Earthshock! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes or buy the serial on DVD. The standard DVD release is currently unreasonably expensive, but this serial is available in The Doctors Revisited set or The Cybermen set at a reasonable price from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, shop.bbc.com, or many other fine retailers.

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Episode 119: The Visitation



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Visitation

This week we cover story #119, The Visitation!  A mysterious comet lights up the night sky over 1600s England followed by a great plague and mysterious behavior from the locals.  The Doctor arrives to unravel the mystery and save the Earth, but there’s still a price which must be paid!

QotW: The Doctor starts the Great Fire of London. What other historical disaster might he be to blame for?

Charlie’s Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “The Visitation” (Trevor 6, Charlie 4, David 7.75)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Torchwood 2.2. ZONE 10 (Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5, David 8.25)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #120, Black Orchid! You can rent the DVD from Netflix or buy the DVD from Amazon.com, though it may be difficult to find elsewhere.

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Episode 118: Kinda



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Kinda

This week we cover story #118, Kinda!  The Doctor and his companions visit the planet Deva Loka, where a mysterious force is possessing people.  Its aim: the end of all things!

QotW: If you were to get a Doctor Who-related tattoo (or already have one — feel free to share a pic!), what would it be?

Charlie’s Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “Kinda” (David 6.25, Trevor 5.5, Charlie 6.75)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT — Shutdown part 4: Ice Station Alpha (David 7.25/8, Trevor 7/7.75, Charlie 8/8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #119, The Visitation! 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.

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Episode 117: Four to Doomsday



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Four to Doomsday

This week we cover story #117, Four to Doomsday!  Aboard an Urbankan space ship, the Doctor and his companions have just four days to stop the Urbankans from reaching Earth and taking over the world!

QotW: Power of the Daleks was recently animated. What Doctor Who story would you like to see animated next?

Charlie’s Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “Four to Doomsday” (Charlie 8.5, David 7.25, Trevor 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT — Shutdown part 3: The Battle of the Tower (Charlie 8, David 8.25, Trevor 7.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #118, Kinda! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from the BBC Doctor Who Shop, Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, or many other fine retailers.

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Episode 116: Castrovalva



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Castrovalva

This week we cover story #116, Castrovalva!  With the newly-regenerated Doctor out of commission with regeneration sickness, Tegan and Nyssa step up to get him to a peaceful place where he can recover.  But what treachery hides at the heart of this maze of a city, and who could be behind it?  (Surprise, it’s the Master!)

QotW: Castrovalva was named after a piece of art. What other piece of art would make a good DoctorWho title?

Charlie’s Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag

Discussion of “Castrovalva” (Trevor 7.75, Connor 9.999, Charlie 8, David 8.75)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT — Shutdown part 2: Death in Geneva (Trevor 7.75, Connor 9.999, Charlie 8, David 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #117, Four to Doomsday! You can rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD from BarnesAndNoble.com, Amazon.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers. As of recording, WB Shop appears to have dropped almost all of their Doctor Who DVDs, however, so we can no longer recommend them as a source.

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Episode 115: Logopolis



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Logopolis

This week we cover story #115, Logopolis!  When the Doctor goes to Logopolis with Adric an his accidental new companion, Tegan, a grim fate lies in wait for him.

Last Week’s QotW: If you could immobilize someone and try to compassionately redeem them for their crimes, whom would you redeem?

QotW: If you had the power to manifest any solid object with accurate measurements and pure mathematics, what would you manifest?

Discussion of “Logopolis” (David 8.5, Trevor 8.25, Connor 9.99999, Charlie 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: UNIT — Shutdown part 1: Power Cell (David 8.75, Trevor 8.5, Connor 9, Charlie 8)

Hosts:

Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #116, Castrovalva! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD either separately or as part of the New Beginnings boxed set from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, or many other fine retailers.

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Episode C1-2: Class — “For Tonight We Might Die” and “The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo”



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Class

In this bonus episode, we cover the first two episodes of the new Doctor Who spin-off, Class!  We start with a spoiler-free discussion of the episodes, “For Tonight We Might Die” and “The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo”, then we move on to spoil the spoilers!

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Episode 114: The Keeper of Traken



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: The Keeper of Traken

This week we cover story #114, The Keeper of Traken!  When the Keeper of Traken asks the Doctor to come to Traken during the time of his passing and the succession of a new keeper, a dangerous foe lies in wait for him!

A spoiler-free discussion of the first two episodes of Class

Discussion of “The Keeper of Traken” (Charlie 9, David 8.9, Leann 7, Trevor 8.25)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: 4th Doctor Adventures 2.07. The Final Phase (Charlie 8.5, David 8, Trevor 7.75)

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Join us next week for our review of Tom Baker’s swan song, Doctor Who story #115, Logopolis! You can buy a digital copy on iTunes, rent the DVD from Netflix, or buy the DVD either separately or as part of the New Beginnings boxed set from Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com, or many other fine retailers.

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Episode 113: Warriors’ Gate



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: Warriors' Gate

This week we cover story #113, Warriors’ Gate!  Seeking a way out of E-Space, the Doctor and Romana meet a race of time-sensitive cat people called Tharils who can travel between dimensions with the aid of a mysterious mirrors.  But before they can escape, they must unravel the secrets of the Tharils’ past!

QotW: Warriors’ Gate is K-9’s last serial as a series regular. What was your favorite K-9 moment?

Charlie’s Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Class Announcement

Discussion of “Warriors’ Gate” (Trevor 7.5, Charlie 6.5, David 8)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: Fourth Doctor Adventures 2.06. The Dalek Contract (No ratings — this was part 1, tune in next week when we’ll rate the story overall!)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #114, The Keeper of Traken! The DVD is out of print and expensive on its own, but you can still get it as part of the New Beginnings boxed set, which can still be found on Amazon.com for a reasonable price. BarnesAndNoble.com has it in their marketplace, as well, and you may be able to find copies at some other fine retailers.

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Episode 112: State of Decay



Wanderers in the 4th Dimension: State of Decay

This week we cover story #112, State of Decay!  The Doctor and Romana find they have a stowaway aboard when they reach a world where society is in a state of decay.  But a darker secret lurks beneath the tower — an ancient foe of the Time Lords bides its time, waiting to return to n-space!

QotW: In State of Decay, the Doctor faces vampires. What other classic monster would you like to see the Doctor face?

Charlie’s Variety Segment/Listener Mailbag/Class Announcement

Discussion of “State of Decay” (David 8.25, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5)

Big Finish Audio Adventure: 4th Doctor Adventures 2.05. Phantoms of the Deep (David 8, Trevor 8.5, Charlie 8.5)

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Join us next week for our review of Doctor Who story #113, Warrior’s Gate! This serial is hard to get individually, but as of recording is still widely available as part of the E-Space boxed set. You can rent the DVDs from this set individually from Netflix, or buy the whole boxed set from Amazon.com, The WB Shop, BarnesAndNoble.com, the BBC Doctor Who Shop, or many other fine retailers.

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