Fans often debate which is better - the classic era of "Doctor Who" or "new" Who? Jessica and Phillip leave any arguments aside and just look at what exactly defines these two era of Who. What makes a classic serial? What sets nuWho apart? What strengths and weaknesses are on both sides? Join us for this in-depth look at the Doctor Who eras.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple look at the pilot episode from the series "K9," "Regeneration." What happens when K9 turns into a flying CGI version that helps virtual reality kids and a professor playing with time and space? Let us know if you've seen this entire series.
Each month in 2019, the co-hosts look at an episode from Richard Carrier's YouTube Doctor Who research and analysis series. This sixth part focuses on the Colin Baker era of classic Who, and its trials (of the time lord) and tribulations. You can check out the video here. The also focus on the first half of Season 23, also known as Peri's final serials.
In their look into the TARDIS library, Phillip reviews the Fifth Doctor novel "Sand of Time" by Justin Richards. This story sees the Doctor, Tegan, and Nyssa go on an Egyptian adventure, featuring some familiar mummies and villains.
Doctor Who Grab Bag - An Eighth and Third Doctor Adventures
The couple spend this episode talking about two random serials in the Doctor Who franchise - the Big Finish Eighth Doctor adventure "Invaders from Mars" and the Third Doctor episode "Colony in Space." What do you think of these two quite different episodes?
In their look into the TARDIS library, Phillip reviews the First Doctor biography, "Who's There? The Life and Career of William Hartnell," penned by Hartnell's granddaughter.
The co-hosts continue their monthly Doctor-focused episodes, following Richard Carrier's YouTube analysis (Fifth Doctor era clip). Peter Davison and his TARDIS crew under the supervision of John Nathan-Turner ushered in a new era of "Doctor Who" for the 1980s. Was this the beginning of something new or the beginning of the end for the classic era?
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple re-visit the Tenth Doctor adventure "The Doctor's Daughter," with guest star Georgia Moffett, a.k.a. Peter Davison's daughter (and David Tennant's future wife!)
The lost episodes of "Doctor Who" continue to frustrate fans. This year, an animated release attempted to "fill in" the canon with the restoration of the Second Doctor serial "The Macra Terror." How does the animation look? What is the story like? And why can't any of the characters properly describe the monsters? We look at that and more.
In our look into the TARDIS library, we review the second appearance of the Macra in the Tenth Doctor episode "Gridlock." This episode definitely made us have kittens.
Doctor Who Actors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
"Avengers: Endgame" landed in cinemas across the world - and just as this epic movies celebrates the entire MCU franchise, it also celebrates the "Doctor Who" franchise. Jessica and Phillip talk about the actors who have appeared in both series - from Toby Jones, Karen Gillan, David Bradley, and David Tennant.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple look at the Harry Potter movie franchise for what "Who" actors have appeared there - specifically examining the fourth film, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."
Love is in the air as this podcast's co-hosts celebrate their second wedding anniversary - so why not talk about romance in the TARDIS? Jessica and Phillip look at Rose/Mickey, Rose/Ninth Doctor, Amy/Rory, and Clara/Danny -- did these pairings work? How did they evolve? And ... do we really think the Doctor has "sexy times"?
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple revisit two Eighth Doctor Big Finish productions - "The Stones of Venice" and "Minuet in Hell."
Jon (7 July 1919 to 20 May 1996) played the Third Doctor during the 1970s, but he was more than a Time Lord. Jessica and Phillip talk about several documentaries they watched about Mr. Pertwee, his legacy as "Worzel Gummidge," and how his son Sean is continuing the acting tradition.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple review the Mark Gatiss-penned novel "The Vesuvius Club." Phillip describes how the lead character, Lucifer Box, is a mix between Sherlock Holmes and James Bond, and how this first story in the Box trilogy unfolds.
Jessica and Phillip are joined by Bayana and Connie of the TARBIS (Time and Relative Blackness in Space) podcast to examine companions of color. They tackle the Thirteenth Doctor's newest friends - Ryan and Yaz, and what their characters brought to the latest series. They also look at the Twelfth Doctor's companions - everyone's favorite Bill, and everyone's ... well, also Danny Pink.
In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple give an in-depth look at the Big Finish Production - The Diary of River Song, Series Three, featuring the Fifth Doctor.