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Time and Space: A Doctor Who Podcast

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Time and Space celebrates “Doctor Who,” one the world’s most enduring television sci-fi series. Co-hosts (and recently married couple) Jessica Nunn and Phillip Gilfus take an in-depth look at the current episodes of the Doctor and her companions, exploring how the new adventures of the Thirteenth Doctor break new ground and reach back into the canon. Jessica, a newer Whovian and an 11-year resident of the United Kingdom, and Phillip, a lifelong resident of the USA and fan of classic & nuWho, join together to discuss characters, stories, technology, Big Finish audio adventures, novels, and comics. They journey into the “TARDIS archives” each episode to look at how classic Doctor adventures helped pave the way to contemporary stories. Join Time and Space as Jessica and Phillip explore their love of “Doctor Who,” and, occasionally, for each other.

Time and Space celebrates “Doctor Who,” one the world’s most enduring television sci-fi series. Co-hosts (and recently married couple) Jessica Nunn and Phillip Gilfus take an in-depth look at the current episodes of the Doctor and her companions, exploring how the new adventures of the Thirteenth Doctor break new ground and reach back into the canon. Jessica, a newer Whovian and an 11-year resident of the United Kingdom, and Phillip, a lifelong resident of the USA and fan of classic & nuWho, join together to discuss characters, stories, technology, Big Finish audio adventures, novels, and comics. They journey into the “TARDIS archives” each episode to look at how classic Doctor adventures helped pave the way to contemporary stories. Join Time and Space as Jessica and Phillip explore their love of “Doctor Who,” and, occasionally, for each other.

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United States

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Time and Space celebrates “Doctor Who,” one the world’s most enduring television sci-fi series. Co-hosts (and recently married couple) Jessica Nunn and Phillip Gilfus take an in-depth look at the current episodes of the Doctor and her companions, exploring how the new adventures of the Thirteenth Doctor break new ground and reach back into the canon. Jessica, a newer Whovian and an 11-year resident of the United Kingdom, and Phillip, a lifelong resident of the USA and fan of classic & nuWho, join together to discuss characters, stories, technology, Big Finish audio adventures, novels, and comics. They journey into the “TARDIS archives” each episode to look at how classic Doctor adventures helped pave the way to contemporary stories. Join Time and Space as Jessica and Phillip explore their love of “Doctor Who,” and, occasionally, for each other.

Language:

English


Episodes

Rule 1: Tell, Don't Show

1/6/2021
Revolution of the Daleks - New Year's Special Jessica and Phillip are joined by fellow Whovians Sue and Char to say goodbye to companions Ryan and Graham for the 2021 "Doctor Who" New Year's Special. The Daleks return, in a bit of a sequel to 2020's special, along with a previous Who villain and a fan favorite. Did Captain Jack steal the show? Did the companion exit make sense? Where does this leave us for the next series? Let us know your thoughts and wishes for Who in 2021!

Duration:01:38:01

Bring on the Scarf

12/16/2020
Series 12 - The Baker Era Begins Jessica and Phillip return to their classic Who watch as they welcome a new Doctor, a new companion, and some new faces behind-the-scenes. The Fourth Doctor begins his era in a series featuring previous enemies like the Sontarans, the Daleks, and the Cyberman. What's new? What's old? Where will this new era of Who take us? Join in as we review series 12.

Duration:01:06:22

Please Don't Kill Them, Chris

12/2/2020
Companion Good-byes: Graham and Ryan It's almost time for the annual Doctor Who special! This New Year's Day will bring "Revolution of the Daleks," an adventure featuring the return of Captain Jack, the Doctor escaping prison, and a farewell for the Whittaker Era companions Graham and Ryan. We look at how they characters fared during two series of travelling in the TARDIS. What are your favorite Graham and/or Ryan moments? In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple review their...

Duration:00:56:47

Martha, Martha, Martha

11/18/2020
Series Three WalkThrough New Whovian, Char, joins once again to discuss her first time watching of a "Doctor Who" series. This time, she talks about her viewing of David Tennant's second season as the Doctor - introducing new companion Martha Jones, the surprising return of a "classic" villain, and several big storylines that remain fan favorites.

Duration:01:21:41

Another Animated Goodbye

11/4/2020
"Fury from the Deep" Animated Review Second Doctor fans continue to enjoy the new release of animated "lost" episodes of the Troughton era. Jessica and Phillip are joined by Richard of "Clever Dick Films" as they dive into the restored series five serial. The Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria find themselves on Earth as they battle a mystery in the natural gas pipelines, a company filled with troublesome figures, and the ultimate departure of one of their own. The story, the actual animation, and...

Duration:01:24:41

Add Your Own Breadcrumbs

10/14/2020
Series 11 (Classic) Wrap-up Jessica and Phillip finished their initial watch of the Third Doctor era, and now look back at the series that closed this chapter, introduced Sarah Jane Smith as a companion, and provided some memorable moments. From pseudo-historical "The Time Warrior" to unfortunate special effects of "Invasion of the Dinosaurs," from the mandatory Dalek story of "Death to the Daleks" to a rare sequel to an earlier adventure with "The Monster of Peladon." Then there is the...

Duration:01:21:44

The Doc, The Legs, and The Joy

9/23/2020
Companion Potpourri - Martha, Amy, and Bill They enter our lives, make us laugh and cry, and then leave by either death, marriage, or ... magic? It's the Doctor's companions - and we are examining Martha Jones, Amelia Pond, and Bill Potts. How did each of these women work with their respective Doctors? What were their families like? How did they develop and grow in character during their time in the TARDIS? And what did we think of how they left us? Let us know your favorite companion...

Duration:00:35:39

Love, Friend, and Clara

9/2/2020
Companion Potpourri - Rose, Donna, and Clara BIllie Piper, Catherine Tate, and Jenna Coleman recently appeared on a "virtual" Doctor Who con panel -- which leads to this discussion about their respective companion characters. Jessica and Phillip look at these women's relationships with their Doctors, their families, and their departures (good, bad, and memory loss!). What are your favorite moments from these companions' times aboard the TARDIS? In their look into the TARDIS library, the...

Duration:00:55:16

Questions From a Hat

8/19/2020
Fandom Questions Jessica and Phillip take their chances and sit down to answer random questions about their Doctor Who fandom. Which Doctor would they like to travel with? Which companions would work best with the Eighth Doctor? Which episode do they think about the most? The couple trade questions and answers, and see if they ever match! In their look into the TARDIS library, they look at the British series "Fortitude," featuring Christopher Eccleston in its first series, along with other...

Duration:00:54:33

A Tale as Young as Time

8/5/2020
Children's Books The storytelling of "Doctor Who" takes many forms, from the television series to Target novelizations to Big Finish audio adventures. There's one avenue that's directly targeted at the youngest demographic - children's books. Jessica and Phillip look at two Who Jr. selections - the "Dr. Who" variants of the "Mr. Men and Little Miss" mini-books and one of the newest releases, "Doctor Who: The Runaway TARDIS." How do these stories appeal to children? Can adults enjoy them...

Duration:00:41:34

A Stone in Time

7/22/2020
In Focus: Weeping Angels Don't blink! This is the phrase forever associated with one of the Doctor's greatest enemies: The Weeping Angels. Jessica and Phillip look at their major appearances in "Blink," "Time of the Angels"/"Flesh and Stone, and "Angels Take Manhattan." What makes these beings so scary? Are they overused? Underused? What mysteries remain? In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple examine the pilot episode of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," starring Arthur Darvil, aka...

Duration:00:57:55

Build a TARDIS Team

7/15/2020
TARDIS Team Challenge Meme "Doctor Who" fans may have seen the social media post that challenges Whovians to build a TARDIS team using a certain number of points allocated to various Doctors and companions (Reddit link here). Jessica and Phillip do round-robin selections of three TARDIS team versions, how these different companions and Time Lords would (or would not) work together, and what their adventures would be like. In their look into the TARDIS library, the couple look at the recent...

Duration:00:42:08

Board Game of the Daleks

7/8/2020
"Time of the Daleks" Tabletop Adventure Let's play a game! The "Doctor Who" franchise offers many ways for Whovians to live out their own adventures in time and space at home - one of those is Gale Force Nine, Inc.'s "Time of the Daleks" board game. Jessica and Phillip start off as Doctors and must race against the Daleks to arrive on Gallifrey? Will they beat the Doctor's enemy? How many times will they regenerate? How often will they have to stop and read the directions??? (Don't worry,...

Duration:01:12:58

The Classic Fam

5/27/2020
Series 10 - Jon Pertwee 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...

Duration:01:16:42

Farewell, Companions

5/6/2020
"The Faceless Ones" Animated Restoration 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...

Duration:01:11:03

Writing is Hard

4/15/2020
Series 12 Wrap Up 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...

Duration:01:36:03

Ace, Bill, and Shades of Grey

3/25/2020
Classic versus NuWho: The Good Bits 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...

Duration:01:10:07

Make It Make Sense

3/5/2020
"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?

Duration:00:55:19

Fright Night Double Feature

2/20/2020
"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...

Duration:00:36:43

Night of Too Many Guest Stars

2/19/2020
"Praxeus" Review 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?

Duration:00:38:04