Jessica and Phillip met up with their fellow Nerd Party co-hosts Charlynn Schmiedt (and her husband Patrick) in Los Angeles at the Gallifrey One fan convention - and talked "Doctor Who," of course! Char is just beginning her journey in the TARDIS with the Thirteenth Doctor - but she is now also starting to watch nuWho, beginning with the Ninth Doctor. What questions does she have? What spoilers will be avoided? Enjoy this talk with a brand new Whovian.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple review the two Gallifrey One featured comic books from Titan Comics - "Doctor Who: The Many Live of Doctor Who" and Issue #1 of the Thirteenth Doctor's comic.
Jessica and Phillip conclude the telling of their adventures in Los Angeles for the 2019 Gallifrey One "Doctor Who" fan convention. They discuss their favorite panels, interesting cosplays, and what their "after-dark" activities involved. Let us know any of your thoughts about Whovian cons and suggestions for other ones to visit!
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple re-visit the Tenth Doctor's appearance in the "Sarah Jane Adventures," in the episode "The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith."
Jessica and Phillip are joined by the person who convinced them to journey to #gally1, Kat of the Verity! Podcast. They talk about their first few days at the fan-run Los Angeles-based "Doctor Who" convention. From panels to photos to future adventures, join them as they examine the fun of Gallifrey One.
In their look into the TARDIS library, Phillip gives his book report on the Ninth Doctor adventure "The Deviant Strain," by Justin Richards.
Jessica and Phillip are here with their second installment of discussing Clever Dick Films profiles of the individual Doctors. The look at Pat Troughton, the Second Doctor era, and the use of the Cybermen. What made Troughton such a model for future actors in "Doctor Who"?
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple visit the Eighth Doctor's first audio outing in the Big Finish production "Storm Warning."
Mark Gattis has been a writer/actor with "Doctor Who" since the revival series began. He wrote nine episodes, featuring the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors - as well as making a few appearances as an actor. Jessica and Phillip travel through his many episodes, looking for common threads.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple revisit the first season "Sherlock" episode, "The Great Game." This episode was written by Gatiss, who also co-developed the series --- as well as starring as Mycroft Holmes in the episode!
Jessica and Phillip begin their 13-part monthly series of focusing on each Doctor's era. With the help of Clever Dick Films, they begin with the William Hartnell era of "Doctor Who." What makes the original ("you might say...") such a memorable character? Let us know your favorite First Doctor serial.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple review the Big Finish Production of "The Lives of Captain Jack," featuring John Barrowman in the titular role. How do these four different stories from Captain Jack Harkness' timeline capture the character we've grown to know and love?
With the first season of the Thirteenth Doctor still ruminating in our minds, Jessica and Phillip compare some classic Doctors' first appearances. How do they compare to their first seasons, and how we came to feel about them? They look at the Fourth Doctor's debut in "Robot" and the Seventh Doctor's arrival in "Time and the Rani."
In their look into the TARDIS library, Jessica reviews "Bernard Who?" - an autobiography of Bernard Cribbins, a veteran of classic (Cushing era!) and nuWho.
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.