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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

Twitter:

@sqpn

Language:

English


Episodes

The Ribos Operation

11/23/2022
The 4th Doctor is joined by his new Companion, Romana. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this heist caper that involves grifters, a deposed dictator, and a part of the Key of Time. The post The Ribos Operation appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:54:07

Embrace the Darkness

11/16/2022
The 8th Doctor in a story about aliens and preconceived notions. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss how effectively this audio story deals with darkness and blindness in a typical base under siege tale. The post Embrace the Darkness appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:57:30

13th Doctor Retrospective

11/9/2022
At the end of the 13th Doctor era, Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha assess the Doctor, the Companions, the stories, and showrunner Chris Chibnall and then look forward to what's next. The post 13th Doctor Retrospective appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:02:12:14

The Power of the Doctor

10/26/2022
The 13th Doctor regenerates! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss all the classic Who Easter eggs; the Master's evil plot; and the surprising result of the Doctor's regeneration and what it could mean for the future. The post The Power of the Doctor appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:21:08

The Bekdel Test (Big Finish)

10/19/2022
Missy and River together! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this Big Finish audio story that brings together the Doctor's two women in his life who gave him a run for his money ... without the Doctor present. The post The Bekdel Test (Big Finish) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:39:40

In the Forest of the Night

10/12/2022
After the Night at the Museum, the trees! Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss this 12th Doctor story, which has a completely implausible premise and sees the Doctor completely give up. In fact, is this a Raiders of the Lost Ark story in which nothing our heroes do matters at all? The post In the Forest of the Night appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:45:43

The Curse of Fenric

10/5/2022
Viking, Soviets, and sea monsters! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 7th Doctor story that sees this Doctor at his sneakiest and includes a vicar going through a crisis of faith, all set during World War II. The post The Curse of Fenric appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Ranking the Companions (300th episode!)

9/28/2022
We're 300! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha celebrate reaching the 300 episode milestone by discussing all the many Companions the Doctor has had over 6 decades and giving them tier rankings. Plus, who qualifies as a Companion? The post Ranking the Companions (300th episode!) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:17:41

Flatline

9/21/2022
Dimensions! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 12th Doctor story which imagines a unique species that exists in only two dimensions and sucks dimensionality out of the Tardis. The post Flatline appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:49:43

The Hand of Fear

9/14/2022
Farewell Sarah Jane. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 4th Doctor story that sees the departure of popular companion, Sarah Jane Smith; and talk about this story that deals with nuclear power and rock-based super aliens. The post The Hand of Fear appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:03:27

Mummy on the Orient Express

9/7/2022
Throw the mummy from the train! Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the 12th Doctor's turn in an Agatha Christie-like story as he contemplates the nature of certain impending death and how to make choices when all you have are bad ones. The post Mummy on the Orient Express appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:45:50

The Mutants

8/31/2022
The 3rd Doctor is in a story that addresses the 1970s' concerns about the end of colonization and empire. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this unique story that's also about metamorphosis and transformation. The post The Mutants appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:34:12

Expiry Dating

8/24/2022
River, the Doctor, and the Quantum Vatican! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this Big Finish story featuring the 10th Doctor and River and their flirty second date through time on their way to rob the Apocalypse vault. The post Expiry Dating appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:44:07

Fury From the Deep

8/17/2022
Victoria's final journey! Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss this 2nd Doctor story that exists only in animation now and features a tense base-under-siege story of sentient seaweed attacking gas drilling rigs. The post Fury From the Deep appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:56:11

Kill the Moon

8/10/2022
Return to the Moon Egg! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha revisit this 12th Doctor story that presents a more implausible and less scientific than usual plot contrivance to create dramatic tension between the Doctor and Clara. Our commentary may be more entertaining the episode itself. The post Kill the Moon appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:41:16

The Chase

8/3/2022
Goodbye Ian and Barbara. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the departure of these Companions and the arrival of a new one in this story that takes the Doctor through a bunch of mini-adventures pursued by Daleks. The post The Chase appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:57:59

The Invasion of Time

7/27/2022
Fourth Doctor Lord President. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this story that sees the 4th Doctor become Time Lord President only to seemingly turn traitor, plus we get to see a lot more of the Tardis interior. The post The Invasion of Time appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:39:53

Seasons of Fear

7/20/2022
Time loops within time loops. Jimmy Akin and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 8th Doctor Big Finish story, including a character who says he kills the Doctor in his future; the Roman cult of Mithras; and loose threads connecting to later stories. The post Seasons of Fear appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:43:27

The Broken Clock (Missy)

7/13/2022
All about Missy! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this Big Finish audio story featuring Missy, the Doctor's female nemesis, in which she becomes part of a TV true crime documentary ... or does she? The post The Broken Clock (Missy) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:46:11

The Caretaker

7/6/2022
The Doctor goes back to school and meddles in Clara's love life. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the Doctor's animus toward soldiers, Danny's controlling behavior, and the enduring presence of Coal Hill School. The post The Caretaker appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:47:15