Jessica and Phillip have finished their first Blu-ray set of the classic "Doctor Who" era with Series 10. Not only does it contain the first multi-Doctor story with "The Three Doctors," but also has additional features and interviews with the actors, producers, and more who made this penultimate series of the Third Doctor era. From saying goodbye to Jo Grant to saying hello to the use of CSO (color separation overlay), there is a lot that sets this series apart. What is your favorite story in Series 10?
In their look into the TARDIS library, Phillip submits a book review of the 2018 James Goss-adaptation of the Douglas Adams' story, "Doctor Who and the Krikketmen."
There are many "lost episodes" in the "Doctor Who" franchise - but luckily animation provides a way to bring these episodes back to life. The Second Doctor serial "The Faceless Ones" is the most recent to be restored, and so Richard Carrier of Clever Dick Films joins to talk about Patrick Troughton, the wonders of the airport, and how Ben and Polly exit the series.
In our look inside the TARDIS library, the trio discuss "Farewell, Sarah Jane," a webcast that assembles an amazing panel of "Who" characters to finally say an in-universe goodbye to Sarah Jane Smith.
It's been several weeks since the Thirteenth Doctor ended her season series - what did we think of the second batch of episodes? New "Doctor Who" fan Charlynn Schmiedt joins the couple dissect the journey of the Doctor, her companions, the Master, the Lone Cyberman, and the cast of thousands of guest stars.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the trio examine Clever Dick Films' "Dr Who Review Part 10 - The Christopher Eccleston Era." From the BBC cancellation to the "Screams of Shalka" to Series 1, we talk about how the video provides a deep dive into the resurrection of "Doctor Who." Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXEFZwRaZRU
In honor of 100 episodes of the podcast, Jessica and Phillip talk about their favorite parts of the Doctor Who franchise, from the "classic era" (1963-1989), the "interregnum era," and the post-revival nuWho era (2005-present). What makes them excited to watch a classic episode? What character are they looking forward to the most in nuWho? And how does "Take That" connect to the lasting legacy of Who?
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple discuss the #SavetheDay quarantine global re-watch of the 50th Anniversary "Day of the Doctor."
"Ascension of the Cybermen"/"The Timeless Children" Review
Series 12 is coming to a close (not counting the inevitable holiday special...), and we're left with some big reveals, an action-packed finale, and a cliffhanger ending. What to make of it all? Were all our questions answered? Did it bring up even more questions? Let us know your favorite parts!
In our look into the TARDIS library, we review the Second Doctor adventure "The Wheel of Ice." What are your favorite "Doctor Who" books?
"Can You Hear Me?"/"The Haunting of Villa Diodati"
It's been a busy month in the podcaster couple household, so it's double duty this episode with two episode reviews! The final two scary installments of Series 12, prior to the two-part finale, offer differing views of the Doctor, the companions, and the historical guest stars who help fight the monsters. From Eternals to a lone cyberman, there's a lot to unpack.
In their look into the TARDIS library, Jessica and Phillip examine a special Big Finish production featuring the Eighth Doctor and Charley - "Living Legend."
There's a lot going on in this episode of "Doctor Who" with a missing astronaut and mysterious illness. There's bird, blogs, and strange ex-cops in this globe-trotting adventure. But how well does it all come together? Jessica and Phillip talk about the Chibnall-era reliance on guest stars and multiple characters. They end the episode talking about what other TV shows remain in their queue.
What did you think of the episode? And what shows are you watching?
Not since the Series 12 opener "Spyfall" has an episode been so chock full of reveals. The return of a fan favorite had us sequel, and the introduction of a new character had us ... well, we're still not sure our reaction (but mostly "yay!" and "cool outfit" and "where can I get those glasses?"). What were your reactions to this episode?
In their look into the TARDIS library, Phillip reviews the 1996 Doctor Who The New Adventures novel "Damaged Goods" by Russell T Davies. What are your Doctor Who novel recommendations?
Tesla. Edison. Animated steampunk corpses. Scorpion Queens. All that plus the Doctor and TARDIS fam converge in this turn-of-the-20th-century episode of monsters and discovery. This series has been full of guest stars, and this episode continues that trend - with a few alum from "Doctor Who" and its spin-offs showing up. Did Tesla carry this episode? Was the toothy villain (that's not Tim Shaw...) scary? Join the discussion, and let us know how this episode landed for you.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple re-visit the musical(?) "Blackpool" and the newer "Dracula" series and their respective conclusions. How did you enjoy these two "Who" adjacent shows?
The Doctor and the TARDIS fam visit the "Doctor Who" version of a resort planet - except things go off-kilter when the episode ... I mean, spa is invaded by a plethora of guest stars, erm, monsters. Sue joins Jessica and Phillip to look at exactly what happened during the fast-paced action episode with mommy (and daddy) issues, and a certain message to present-day Earth at the end.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple examine the "Dracula" series, recently released from Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.