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Traveling the Vortex

Traveling the Vortex
Description:
A podcast dedicated to the show Doctor Who with a perspective from two Midwest United States fans, and one person being introduced to the Doctor for the first time.

Homepage: http://travelingthevortex.com/

RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/travelvortex?format=xml

Traveling the Vortex Statistics
Episodes:
873
Average Episode Duration:
0:1:11:59
Longest Episode Duration:
0:3:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
43 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes and 58 seconds
Earliest Episode:
29 January 2022 (6:25am GMT)
Latest Episode:
19 January 2022 (4:19am GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
4 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes and 48 seconds

Traveling the Vortex Episodes

  • Episode 513 – Saving Everyone Whether They Deserve It or Not

    19 January 2022 (4:19am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 8 minutes and 22 seconds

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    This week we begin our journey through the Time War as we attempt to listen to all related Big Finish material in a, somewhat chronological order. We’re using the chart below as our guide on this quest. First up in the prologue section is Shadow of the Daleks Volumes 1 and 2 featuring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor.  Come along on the journey and let us know your thoughts on our Listeners Forum on Facebook.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

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  • Episode 512 – Déjà Vu Again!

    5 January 2022 (3:25am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 54 minutes and 10 seconds

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    We start the new year off with a review of the New Year’s Day special, Eve of the Daleks. Hear what we thought of the story,

    Plus, we talk about our Christmas celebrations.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

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  • Side Trip 41 – The Christmas Dimension

    24 December 2021 (7:15pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 11 minutes and 53 seconds

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    A little special Christmas cheer for our listeners. In this special Side Trip, we review the Big Finish Subscriber Short story, The Christmas Dimension featuring the Third Doctor and Liz. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

     

     

     

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  • Episode 511 – The Dalek Factor

    22 December 2021 (2:50am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 35 minutes and 57 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we got around to finally seeing The Evil of the Daleks that was recently released in North America. We discuss the story that’s been lost in time and tell you what we thought of it and the animation that it is presented in.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

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  • Episode 510 – The Sontaran Sweet Tooth

    8 December 2021 (3:10am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 5 minutes and 34 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we wrap up our discussions of Series 13 with our review of Doctor Who Flux – Chapter 6 – The Vanquishers. Find out what we thought of this finale of the series before we head into next year’s specials.

    Plus, be sure to listen for the keyword that will get you an entry into our giveaway, You could win a copy of the Doctor Who Fluxx card game from our friends over at Looney Labs. If you already have one, it would make a terrific Christmas gift. But time is running out!

    And, you can catch up by checking out all of our Series 13 reviews.

    Episode 509 – Fetch Your Dog, reviewing Chapter One: The Halloween Apocolypse Episode 508 – Quantum Extraction, reviewing Chapter Two: War of the Sontarans Episode 507 – The Gathering Timestorm, reviewing Chapter Three: Once, Upon Time Episode 506 – Pan-Fried Sontarans, reviewing Chapter Four: Village of the Angles Episode 505 – Man’s Best Friend, reviewing Chapter Five: Survivors of the Flux

    Enjoy!

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  • Episode 509 – Fetch Your Dog

    1 December 2021 (2:13am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 28 minutes and 2 seconds

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    We near the end of Series 13 of Doctor Who with a review of Chapter 5: Survivors of the Flux. In this episode of the podcast, we review the story and examine possible outcomes for the Flux storyline.

    Plus, don’t forget to listen for the keyword for your chance to enter and win a copy of the Doctor Who Fluxx card game from Looney Labs

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 508 – Quantum Extraction

    24 November 2021 (4:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 54 seconds

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    Our travels through the Whoniverse continue this week. This time we review Doctor Who Flux – Chapter Four – Village of the Angels. Find out what we thought about this episode.

    Plus, don’t forget to listen for the keyword in this podcast episode, so you can be entered to win a Doctor Who Fluxx card game from our friend at Looney Labs.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 507 – The Gathering Timestorm

    19 November 2021 (3:10am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes and 1 second

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    ‘Doctor Who Flux’ continues with Chapter Three: Once, Upon Time. We give our views and impression in the third story of the current season. We discuss the highs, the lows, and if this story is still making any sense.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 506 – Pan-Fried Sontarans

    11 November 2021 (2:09am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 4 seconds

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    We return this week with another review from Doctor Who Flux, this time Chapter Two, War of the Sontarans. Hear what we thought of the story and the classic redesign approach to the Sontarans.

    Plus, we talk about Marvel’s Eternals. No spoilers, though.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 505 – Man’s Best Friend

    3 November 2021 (1:58am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes and 59 seconds

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    The time has finally arrived. Doctor Who is back on TV and with a festive episode, too. This week we examine the first story in Series 13, or what’s being referred to as Doctor Who: Flux. Hear what we thought of Chapter One: The Halloween Apocalypse.

    Plus, be sure to listen for the keyword in this week’s podcast show to get your first entry for a chance to win a copy of Doctor Who Fluxx the card game from our friends over at Looney Labs.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 505 – Man’s Best Friend

    3 November 2021 (1:58am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes and 59 seconds

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    The time has finally arrived. Doctor Who is back on TV and with a festive episode, too. This week we examine the first story in Series 13, or what’s being referred to as Doctor Who: Flux. Hear what we thought of Chapter One: The Halloween Apocalypse.

    Plus, be sure to listen for the keyword in this week’s podcast show to get your first entry for a chance to win a copy of Doctor Who Fluxx the card game from our friends over at Looney Labs.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 504 – Enter the Corsair

    28 October 2021 (12:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 1 minutes and 28 seconds

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    We’re back again this week, and this time we dive back into some of the Titan Doctor Who comics. First, we wrap up our review of the Missy series with Missy issue #4, Then we take a look at The Thirteenth Doctor Volume 3 which collects issues #9-12. Hear what we thought of these offerings.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 504 – Enter the Corsair

    28 October 2021 (12:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 1 minutes and 28 seconds

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    We’re back again this week, and this time we dive back into some of the Titan Doctor Who comics. First, we wrap up our review of the Missy series with Missy issue #4, Then we take a look at The Thirteenth Doctor Volume 3 which collects issues #9-12. Hear what we thought of these offerings.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 503 – Obsolete Technology Malfunctioning

    21 October 2021 (12:58am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 51 minutes and 14 seconds

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    We return to Big Finish’ Missy Series 1 box set to review the second half. This time it’s The Broken Clock by Nev Fountain and The Belly of the Beast by Jonathan Morris. Find out what we thought of the last two parts of the set.

    Plus, our reactions to the new Doctor Who Series 13 trailer.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 503 – Obsolete Technology Malfunctioning

    21 October 2021 (12:58am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 51 minutes and 14 seconds

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    We return to Big Finish’ Missy Series 1 box set to review the second half. This time it’s The Broken Clock by Nev Fountain and The Belly of the Beast by Jonathan Morris. Find out what we thought of the last two parts of the set.

    Plus, our reactions to the new Doctor Who Series 13 trailer.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 502 – Mostly Modest in Every Manner

    14 October 2021 (3:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 30 minutes and 35 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we review the first two stories in Big Finish’s ‘Missy’ box set, A Spoonful of Mayhem by Roy Gill and Divorced, Beheaded, Regenerated by John Dorney. Hear what we thought of these two audio plays.

    Plus, we have our reaction to the news that the series will return at the end of October. Spoilers: We’re excited.

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 502 – Mostly Modest in Every Manner

    14 October 2021 (3:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 30 minutes and 35 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we review the first two stories in Big Finish’s ‘Missy’ box set, A Spoonful of Mayhem by Roy Gill and Divorced, Beheaded, Regenerated by John Dorney. Hear what we thought of these two audio plays.

    Plus, we have our reaction to the news that the series will return at the end of October. Spoilers: We’re excited.

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 501 – Two Brigs and a Dame

    6 October 2021 (2:03am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 57 minutes and 24 seconds

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    We’re back this week, just in time to talk about the recent news that Russell T. Davies will be returning to Doctor Who as showrunner. We discuss the implications and possibilities.

    Plus, we continue our reviews of Candy Jar Book’s Lethbridge-Stewart – The Laughing Gnome: Rise of the Dominator by Robert Mammone. Hear what we thought of this installment.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 501 – Two Brigs and a Dame

    6 October 2021 (2:03am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 57 minutes and 24 seconds

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    We’re back this week, just in time to talk about the recent news that Russell T. Davies will be returning to Doctor Who as showrunner. We discuss the implications and possibilities.

    Plus, we continue our reviews of Candy Jar Book’s Lethbridge-Stewart – The Laughing Gnome: Rise of the Dominator by Robert Mammone. Hear what we thought of this installment.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 500 – Novelty Music Extravaganza

    3 September 2021 (3:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 53 minutes and 30 seconds

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    Here we are. We’ve reached a huge milestone for the podcast. We land at episode 500 and do we have a fun show for you. A 2-hour extravaganza! This time we look at some Doctor Who novelty songs. Some might be familiar, others not so much, But sit back and enjoy as we count them down for you.

    Enjoy!

     

     

    Here’s where you can hear a few songs we/ve reviewed:

    The Go-Go’s I’m Gonna Spend My Christmas With a Dalek

    Roberta Tovey – Who’s Who (Doctor Who)

    Frazer Hines – Who’s Dr. Who?

    Jon Pertwee – I Am The Doctor 

    Bullamakanka – The Ballad of Doctor Who (Doctor Who is Gonna Fix It)

    Who Cares? Doctor In Distress

    Slaves of Kane – Abslom Daak Dalek Killer (full song unavailable)

    The Bessies – Silly Song

    Cybermen – Doctor Who On a Mission

    The Timelords – Doctorin’ The Tardis

    Blitzkrieg – Am the Doctor (Who Are You?)

    Bill Bailey – Dr. Qui (Live)

    Martin Gordon – Her Daddy Was a Dalek, Her Mummy Was a Non-Stick Frying Pan (full song unavailable)

    Mitch Benn – Call Me During Doctor Who and I’ll Kill You



  • Episode 500 – Novelty Music Extravaganza

    3 September 2021 (3:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 53 minutes and 30 seconds

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    Here we are. We’ve reached a huge milestone for the podcast. We land at episode 500 and do we have a fun show for you. A 2-hour extravaganza! This time we look at some Doctor Who novelty songs. Some might be familiar, others not so much, But sit back and enjoy as we count them down for you.

    Enjoy!

     

     

    Here’s where you can hear a few songs we/ve reviewed:

    The Go-Go’s I’m Gonna Spend My Christmas With a Dalek

    Roberta Tovey – Who’s Who (Doctor Who)

    Frazer Hines – Who’s Dr. Who?

    Jon Pertwee – I Am The Doctor 

    Bullamakanka – The Ballad of Doctor Who (Doctor Who is Gonna Fix It)

    Who Cares? Doctor In Distress

    Slaves of Kane – Abslom Daak Dalek Killer (full song unavailable)

    The Bessies – Silly Song

    Cybermen – Doctor Who On a Mission

    The Timelords – Doctorin’ The Tardis

    Blitzkrieg – Am the Doctor (Who Are You?)

    Bill Bailey – Dr. Qui (Live)

    Martin Gordon – Her Daddy Was a Dalek, Her Mummy Was a Non-Stick Frying Pan (full song unavailable)

    Mitch Benn – Call Me During Doctor Who and I’ll Kill You



  • Episode 499 – Putting the Arrr Back in Argonite

    25 July 2021 (9:01pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 40 minutes and 50 seconds

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    After a long delay (sorry about that) we finally manage to get to another Lost In Time episode of the podcast. This time we review The Space Pirates. We read the novelization, but after completing the episode, we found that we really talked more about the TV episodes than the book.

    Also some more missing stories news.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 499 – Putting the Arrr Back in Argonite

    25 July 2021 (9:01pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 40 minutes and 50 seconds

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    After a long delay (sorry about that) we finally manage to get to another Lost In Time episode of the podcast. This time we review The Space Pirates. We read the novelization, but after completing the episode, we found that we really talked more about the TV episodes than the book.

    Also some more missing stories news.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 498 – Slightly Silly Paper

    26 June 2021 (3:40am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 45 seconds

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    This week we look at, or rather listen to the new The Ninth Doctor Adventures – Ravagers which sees Christopher Eccleston return to the role as the Doctor. Find out what we thought of this audio story from Big Finish.

    Plus, we talk about some rather sad news with the passing of Jackie Lane who played Dorothea Anne “Dodo” Chaplet in Doctor Who during the First Doctor’s era.

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 498 – Slightly Silly Paper

    26 June 2021 (3:40am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 45 seconds

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    This week we look at, or rather listen to the new The Ninth Doctor Adventures – Ravagers which sees Christopher Eccleston return to the role as the Doctor. Find out what we thought of this audio story from Big Finish.

    Plus, we talk about some rather sad news with the passing of Jackie Lane who played Dorothea Anne “Dodo” Chaplet in Doctor Who during the First Doctor’s era.

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 497 – MUCHO MASTER – Enter the Inventor

    16 June 2021 (3:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we examine the first story in Big Finish’s ‘The First Doctor Adventures’ Volume 1, episode one The Destination Wars.

    Next, we look at issues 2 and 3 of Titan Comic’s Doctor Who: Missy series.

    Find out what we thought of these stories featuring one of the Doctor’s greatest… frienemies?

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 497 – MUCHO MASTER – Enter the Inventor

    16 June 2021 (3:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we examine the first story in Big Finish’s ‘The First Doctor Adventures’ Volume 1, episode one The Destination Wars.

    Next, we look at issues 2 and 3 of Titan Comic’s Doctor Who: Missy series.

    Find out what we thought of these stories featuring one of the Doctor’s greatest… frienemies?

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 496 – Traveling the Victorious – The FINALE – Where it All Ends

    9 June 2021 (2:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 12 minutes and 47 seconds

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    This week, our friend from over at SciFi4MeTV, Mr. Tim Harvey, joined us to discuss the Time Lord Victorious event. We talk about the event as a whole, what worked, what didn’t, and our levels of enjoyment throughout the entire series of materials.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 496 – Traveling the Victorious – The FINALE – Where it All Ends

    9 June 2021 (2:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 12 minutes and 47 seconds

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    This week, our friend from over at SciFi4MeTV, Mr. Tim Harvey, joined us to discuss the Time Lord Victorious event. We talk about the event as a whole, what worked, what didn’t, and our levels of enjoyment throughout the entire series of materials.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 495 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 12 – Sonic Screwdriver Trumps Robot Butler

    3 June 2021 (1:05am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 32 minutes and 34 seconds

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    This week we begin our wrap-up of reviews of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ crossover event, This time it is the long-delayed – Echoes of Extinction featuring the Eighth Doctor and the Tenth Doctor. Hear what we thought of this audio adventure from Big Finish!

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 495 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 12 – Sonic Screwdriver Trumps Robot Butler

    3 June 2021 (1:05am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 32 minutes and 34 seconds

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    This week we begin our wrap-up of reviews of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ crossover event, This time it is the long-delayed – Echoes of Extinction featuring the Eighth Doctor and the Tenth Doctor. Hear what we thought of this audio adventure from Big Finish!

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 494 – Next Stop, the Life and Times of Sarah Jane Smith

    26 May 2021 (2:09am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 58 minutes and 50 seconds

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    This week we are back with a review of the book, ‘Sarah Jane Smith: Roving Reporter.’ This book is a collection of short stories, essays, and comics that feature the Doctor’s companion and best friend, Sarah Jane Smith.

    And thanks to its publisher, Pencil Tip Publishing, we are giving a copy of the book away. The winner will be contacted soon!

    Proceeds from the book will be donated in support of the British Columbia Cancer Foundation, the fundraising partner of the BC Cancer Agency and the largest charitable funder of cancer research in this province.  So, we’ve included a link below to where you can purchase your copy of a great book and help a good cause as well.

     

    Click here to purchase a copy of the book.

     



  • Episode 494 – Next Stop, the Life and Times of Sarah Jane Smith

    26 May 2021 (2:09am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 58 minutes and 50 seconds

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    This week we are back with a review of the book, ‘Sarah Jane Smith: Roving Reporter.’ This book is a collection of short stories, essays, and comics that feature the Doctor’s companion and best friend, Sarah Jane Smith.

    And thanks to its publisher, Pencil Tip Publishing, we are giving a copy of the book away. The winner will be contacted soon!

    Proceeds from the book will be donated in support of the British Columbia Cancer Foundation, the fundraising partner of the BC Cancer Agency and the largest charitable funder of cancer research in this province.  So, we’ve included a link below to where you can purchase your copy of a great book and help a good cause as well.

     

    Click here to purchase a copy of the book.

     



  • Episode 493 – Down in the Darkness

    12 May 2021 (1:52am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 4 minutes and 3 seconds

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    This week we finally get a hold of a copy of the (somewhat) recent release (in the U.S.) of Fury from the Deep.  Hear what we thought of this animated lost story in the Second Doctor Era featuring companions, Jamie and Victoria.

    Plus, be sure to respond for your chance to win the Sarah Jane Smith: Roving Reporter book that we are giving away soon!

    Enjoy!

     

    Mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who: Toby Hadoke’s Time Travels



  • Episode 493 – Down in the Darkness

    12 May 2021 (1:52am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 4 minutes and 3 seconds

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    This week we finally get a hold of a copy of the (somewhat) recent release (in the U.S.) of Fury from the Deep.  Hear what we thought of this animated lost story in the Second Doctor Era featuring companions, Jamie and Victoria.

    Plus, be sure to respond for your chance to win the Sarah Jane Smith: Roving Reporter book that we are giving away soon!

    Enjoy!

     

    Mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who: Toby Hadoke’s Time Travels



  • Episode 492 – MUCHO MASTER: Escape from the Vortex

    7 May 2021 (12:50am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 1 minutes and 12 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we continue our celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Master in Doctor Who, with another celebration this month. It is also the 25th anniversary of Doctor Who: The Movie.

    And what better way to celebrate that film, than to review a story featuring the actor who brought the Master back to life on the small screen in 1996? This week we review Big Finish’s Master! boxset which features Roberts returning to the role.

    Hear what we thought of this audio series.

    Plus, listen closely for how you can win an anthology story collection featuring everyone’s favorite companion, Sarah Jane Smith.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 492 – MUCHO MASTER: Escape from the Vortex

    7 May 2021 (12:50am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 1 minutes and 12 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we continue our celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Master in Doctor Who, with another celebration this month. It is also the 25th anniversary of Doctor Who: The Movie.

    And what better way to celebrate that film, than to review a story featuring the actor who brought the Master back to life on the small screen in 1996? This week we review Big Finish’s Master! boxset which features Roberts returning to the role.

    Hear what we thought of this audio series.

    Plus, listen closely for how you can win an anthology story collection featuring everyone’s favorite companion, Sarah Jane Smith.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 491 – Back to the Brigverse: A Book Review

    28 April 2021 (1:55am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 49 minutes and 44 seconds

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    We’ve been away from the world of Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart for too long. So for this episode, we pick back up our reviews of Candy Jar’s series with a  look at The HAVOC Files: The Laughing Gnome. Find out what we thought of this anthology collection of shorts.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 491 – Back to the Brigverse: A Book Review

    28 April 2021 (1:55am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 49 minutes and 44 seconds

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    We’ve been away from the world of Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart for too long. So for this episode, we pick back up our reviews of Candy Jar’s series with a  look at The HAVOC Files: The Laughing Gnome. Find out what we thought of this anthology collection of shorts.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

     



  • Episode 490 – The Master and Dr. Who

    22 April 2021 (1:23am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 0 minutes and 30 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we travel back to the early ’70s where we catch up with The Brigadier, Jo Grant, and Dr. Who as they take on The Master in the Doctor Who Annual 1974.

    We review the two short stories, Listen – the Stars and Out of the Green Mist. We also look at the comic story, The Time Thief.

    And, we flash forward with a review of the recently released issue #1 of the Missy limited series from Titan Comics.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 490 – The Master and Dr. Who

    22 April 2021 (1:23am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 1 hours, 0 minutes and 30 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we travel back to the early ’70s where we catch up with The Brigadier, Jo Grant, and Dr. Who as they take on The Master in the Doctor Who Annual 1974.

    We review the two short stories, Listen – the Stars and Out of the Green Mist. We also look at the comic story, The Time Thief.

    And, we flash forward with a review of the recently released issue #1 of the Missy limited series from Titan Comics.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Side Trip 40 – Star Trek 206 – TNG Season 6

    20 April 2021 (4:46am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 34 minutes and 29 seconds

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    Our resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun wraps up his discussion of Star Trek TNG. This time it’s the final season, Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6.

    Stay tuned as Shaun gears up for another series, this time with a focus on DS9.

     

     

     



  • Side Trip 40 – Star Trek 206 – TNG Season 6

    20 April 2021 (4:46am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 34 minutes and 29 seconds

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    Our resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun begins to wrap up his discussion of Star Trek TNG. This time it’s the penultimate season, Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6.

    Stay tuned as Shaun gears up for another series, this time with a focus on DS9.

     

     

     



  • Episode 489 – The Wheels on the BUS

    14 April 2021 (1:37am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes and 48 seconds

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    The Base Under Siege story, It’s a classic trope for many Doctor Who stories. But is it a good way to craft a story?
    What makes a base under siege story?
    Is it a good idea?
    Is it good for the drama?
    Are they too full of tropes to be enjoyable?
    These are just a few of the questions we examine as we discuss ‘base under siege’ storytelling.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 489 – The Wheels on the BUS

    14 April 2021 (1:37am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes and 48 seconds

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    The Base Under Siege story, It’s a classic trope for many Doctor Who stories. But is it a good way to craft a story?
    What makes a base under siege story?
    Is it a good idea?
    Is it good for the drama?
    Are they too full of tropes to be enjoyable?
    These are just a few of the questions we examine as we discuss ‘base under siege’ storytelling.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 488 – Does the Doctor Listen to This Podcast?

    7 April 2021 (1:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 39 minutes and 2 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we jump back into Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures for 4.2, Situation Vacant, Hear what we thought of this story as the Doctor ACTUALLY auditions new companions, Who knew?

    Plus we get back to Titian’s Thirteenth Doctor comics with the Thirteenth Doctor Vol. 2: Hidden Human History which collects issues #5 through #8 of the ongoing series from a few years back. Find out what we thought of this story arc.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 488 – Does the Doctor Listen to This Podcast?

    7 April 2021 (1:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 39 minutes and 2 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we jump back into Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures for 4.2, Situation Vacant, Hear what we thought of this story as the Doctor ACTUALLY auditions new companions, Who knew?

    Plus we get back to Titian’s Thirteenth Doctor comics with the Thirteenth Doctor Vol. 2: Hidden Human History which collects issues #5 through #8 of the ongoing series from a few years back. Find out what we thought of this story arc.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 487 – Only the Monstrous Survive

    24 March 2021 (2:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes and 56 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we finally get around to the long-promised review of Big Finish’s War Doctor series of audios.

    In this episode, we review the first box set, Only the Monstrous, which is comprised of the stories, The Innocent, The Thousand Worlds, and The Heart of the Battle. Hear what we thought of these three stories featuring the further adventures of John Hurt’s War Doctor.

    And, remember we’ve opened up the feedback line to hear your thoughts on the upcoming discussion on “Base Under Seige” stories in Doctor Who.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 487 – Only the Monstrous Survive

    24 March 2021 (2:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes and 56 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s show, we finally get around to the long-promised review of Big Finish’s War Doctor series of audios.

    In this episode, we review the first box set, Only the Monstrous, which is comprised of the stories, The Innocent, The Thousand Worlds, and The Heart of the Battle. Hear what we thought of these three stories featuring the further adventures of John Hurt’s War Doctor.

    And, remember we’ve opened up the feedback line to hear your thoughts on the upcoming discussion on “Base Under Seige” stories in Doctor Who.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 486 – You Will Obey Us!

    17 March 2021 (1:27am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 days, 0 hours, 53 minutes and 14 seconds

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    We have more MUCHO MASTER for the 50th anniversary year of the Master’s debut in Doctor Who. And this week we review the anthology book I Am The Master: Legends of the Renegade Time Lord. Hear what we thought of this collection of short stories, all featuring the Master in many of his incarnations,

    Also, a bit of Big Finish news,

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



 
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