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A Doctor Who Fan Podcast

A Doctor Who Fan Podcast

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United States

Description:

A Doctor Who Fan Podcast

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Language:

English


Episodes

The Curse of Peladon

5/18/2022
Our introduction to Peladon. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha dig into this 3rd Doctor and Jo Grant story of a primitive planet on the edge of joining the galactic neighborhood; overcoming preconceived prejudices; and the perils of pretending to be a princess. The post The Curse of Peladon appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:47:13

Food Fight (Ravagers #3)

5/11/2022
The story that brought the 9th Doctor back wraps up and Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss its highs and lows. Was the story too complex for audio? Should it have been three parts? And does Christopher Eccleston step right back into the iconic leather jacket? The post Food Fight (Ravagers #3) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:39:08

Cataclysm (Ravagers #2)

5/4/2022
Part 2! Fr. Cory Sticha and Jimmy Akin discuss the 2nd part of this 9th Doctor audio story, including the complex story building, the interesting new companion and foes, and a connection to old 8-bit video games. The post Cataclysm (Ravagers #2) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:25:33

Sphere of Freedom (Ravagers #1)

4/27/2022
The 9th Doctor, Christopher Eccleston, is back in Big Finish. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the first part of this three-part event, which sees the Doctor dealing with a futuristic VR game, Cold War London, and Romans run amok. The post Sphere of Freedom (Ravagers #1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:33:11

Legend of the Sea Devils

4/20/2022
Easter special! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the penultimate 13th Doctor story that brings back the Sea Devils and introduces some 19th century Chinese pirates and then talk about the teaser for the upcoming regeneration special that will bring back familiar faces. The post Legend of the Sea Devils appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:11:05

The Sea Devils

4/13/2022
The Sea Devils are coming back for the 13th Doctor, so Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha review their first appearance with the 3rd Doctor, which was a high seas adventure that included the Master and the Royal Navy! The post The Sea Devils appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:48:21

The Web of Fear

4/6/2022
Until recently, most of this 2nd Doctor story was lost, but in 2021 it was completed with animation substituting for the lost footage. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this base-under-siege story of the Great intelligence's return, the robot Yeti, and the introduction of Lethbridge-Stewart. The post The Web of Fear appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:01:56

The Curse of Fatal Death

3/30/2022
In the spirit of April Fools Day, Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the wonderful Doctor Who spoof from Comic Relief starring Rowan Atkinson, among others, as the Doctor. It's a hilarious (sometime off-color) non-canonical (or is it?) romp that the panel has fun exploring. The post The Curse of Fatal Death appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:31:11

Into the Dalek

3/23/2022
In classic scifi style, the Doctor gets shrunk down to go inside a Dalek. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about how the Doctor himself has to deal with his Dalek-like behavior and attitudes and Clara's role in confronting him with it. The post Into the Dalek appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:42:41

The Space Museum

3/16/2022
The first Doctor and his Companions find a space museum where they are the exhibits. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss the failing empire and how Vicki foments a rebellion among the young people as well as the early roots of the dangers of the Doctor's time travel. The post The Space Museum appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:47:54

Deep Breath

3/9/2022
Back to the beginning! It's been over 7 years since we started this podcast with the 12th Doctor's first episode, and Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha are revisiting his tenure with a fresh look at this story, including a pondering of the Doctor's moral choices. The post Deep Breath appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:53:12

Underworld

3/2/2022
The 4th Doctor goes underground. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this Tom Baker story that sees him helping yet another society of oppressed underclass, talk about finding the edge of the universe, and think about the Time Lords being seen as gods. The post Underworld appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:45:00

The Name of the Doctor

2/23/2022
It's the 11th Doctor's penultimate story, and Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about the resolution of several ongoing 11th Doctor story threads, incl. the Impossible Girl, the doom of Trenzalore, and the menace of the Great Intelligence. The post The Name of the Doctor appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:53:08

Invaders from Mars

2/16/2022
In this 8th Doctor audio play, Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss how it uses H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds radio program as a plot element; the old-time radio play production style; and big guest stars like Simon Pegg. Plus how aliens, Nazis, Soviets, and the Mafia come together in one story. The post Invaders from Mars appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:41:06

Nightmare in Silver

2/9/2022
Creepy amusement park filler with Cybermen? Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about this 11th Doctor story that brings back this classic enemy, but upgrades them; talk about Warwick Davis's guest role; and the Doctor's antics fighting against an evil version of himself. The post Nightmare in Silver appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:53:22

Ghost Light

2/2/2022
The 7th Doctor continues his dark turn with Ace. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about the Victorian horror story with a scifi twist and dig into why the Doctor is putting Ace through some harrowing adventures involving some of her worst memories. The post Ghost Light appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:45:27

The Crimson Horror

1/26/2022
The 11th Doctor in Victorian horror! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the Doctor and Clara's team up with the Paternoster Gang against Dame Diana Rigg's villain; what optograms are; and Matt Smith's Yorkshire accent. The post The Crimson Horror appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:34:41

Terror of the Vervoids

1/19/2022
The Orient Express in space! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the 6th Doctor's new companion, Melanie and the change in tone with her arrival; the continuation of the Trial of a Time Lord; and the prospect of sentient, carnivorous plant people who see humans as livestock. The post Terror of the Vervoids appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:39:50

Journey to the Center of the Tardis

1/12/2022
More of the Tardis than we've ever seen before. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this story that takes us to parts of the Doctor's ship we've never seen, but also addresses questions of personhood and the dignity of each individual. The post Journey to the Center of the Tardis appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:41:47

Eve of the Daleks

1/5/2022
The best Doctor's New Year's Eve yet? Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 13th Doctor special, especially its fun guests characters, Sarah and Nick; the fun, lowered-stakes plot device; and the quippy dialogue that overcome the few missteps. The post Eve of the Daleks appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:43:27