Comparing Thirteen to Her Predecessors, Part Two (6-12)
Jessica and Phillip conclude their series on how the Thirteenth Doctor lives up to the legacy and characteristics of her predecessors. From compassion to costumes, each of the Doctors have similarities to the newest Time Lord.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple examine "K9 and Company," and its first (and last) episode - "A Girl's Best Friend." How does this first Sarah Jane Smith spin-off fare, despite not being picked up for a full series?
Comparing Thirteen to Her Predecessors, Part One (1-5)
Series 11 of "Doctor Who" is now behind us, so how well do we know the Thirteenth Doctor? Jessica and Phillip decide to measure her against her classic predecessors. How similar and different is 13 as compared the the First through Fifth Doctors? And how does Etsy, Christian Bale, the choice of pants (trousers), and Phillip's accidental use of the term "soccer" fit into all this? Join the discussion and let us know what you think.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple visit the Big Finish production of "The Diaries of River Song, Series Two." This box set creates another set of serialized stories featuring the Doctor's wife meeting other incarnations of the Doctor.
It's a new year, which means new Doctor Who! The Thirteenth Doctor gets a quite crowded TARDIS to ring in 2019. She encounters her ancient enemy, whilst Ryan encounters his absent dad. Jessica and Phillip wonder how well these two stories meld together. Does "Resolutions" provide a meaningful resolution to the Ryan storyline?
In their look into the TARDIS library, Jessica reviews the Eleventh Doctor book "The King's Dragon" by Una McCormack. Let us know what Doctor Who books you have in your queue for 2019.
Happy Christmas! Jessica and Phillip have opened their presents - and other than "Dr. Tenth, Christmas Surprise!" and Doctor Who Mad Libs, they have two gifts for you! Jessica and Phillip share their original 13th Doctor Christmas special stories, one featuring the Doctor's "family" and the other focusing on a desperate group of aliens who are searching for a new home.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple steps outside "Who," and looks at Jodie Whittaker's "Black Mirror" appearance ("The Entire History of You").
Okay, technically there is still the Doctor Who New Year's special - but the 10 episodes that comprise the Thirteenth Doctor's introduction give us enough to talk about! Jessica and Phillip are joined by Sue to give an overview of how their expectations were met (or not), what were their favorite parts, and how they will spend their Who-less 2019.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple reviews the Big Finish production of "Blood of the Daleks, Part One," an Eighth Doctor adventure.
The so-called finale of Series 11 is here as Jessica and Phillip talk about the story and where the Doctor and her "fam" are after 10 episodes. They talk guest stars, what else the episode could have offered, and how the overall season has gone.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple visits the BBC special "More Than 30 Years in the TARDIS." They talk about the classic Doctor Who overview with interviews and clips.
It's modern day Norway (for some reason) and strange things are afoot. The Doctor and #TeamTARDIS meet a troubled girl, a missing father, and a mirror that goes to the Mirror Universe (not the Star Trek or Alice in Wonderland ones). Jessica and Phillip try to make sense of it with the help of Suky from the "Progtor Who" podcast. They talk what made them cry, what made them scared, and what that toad was all about.
In their look into the TARDIS library, Jessica reviews her latest read, "Torchwood: Consequences," a collection of short stories from everyone's favorite Cardiff-based alien fighting organization.
Jessica and Phillip travel back to King James and witch hunts for the latest Thirteenth Doctor episode. What issues does this historical bring up for a modern audience? What new things do we learn about Jodie Whittaker's Doctor? And why do they keep putting funny accessories on Graham?
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple review the Big Finish audio adventure "The Diary of River Song - Series 1."
Fezes, robots, and Lee Mack, oh my! Jessica and Phillip learn to Kerblam! it with the latest Thirteenth Doctor episode. They look at how it rates with the rest of this series' stories, and what reoccurring motifs they are beginning to notice.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple look at the recent "Children in Need" telethon special, including a clip from Jodie Whittaker and the TARDIS team supporting this charity. Phillip issues a challenge to all listeners on how this podcast will support this cause.
Jessica and Phillip venture over to Partition Day with special guest Miles for this historical Thirteenth Doctor episode. They talk the tradition of Whovian histories, how Chibnall is changing "Doctor Who" storytelling, and how this series is different from others.
In their look into the TARDIS library, Jessica reviews the Second Doctor novel "Dying in the Sun" by Jon de Burgh Miller, as Ben and Polly run around L.A., solving Hollywood alien murders.