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A Doctor Who Fan Podcast

A Doctor Who Fan Podcast

Location:

United States

Description:

A Doctor Who Fan Podcast

Twitter:

@sqpn

Language:

English


Episodes

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

Mawdryn Undead

12/29/2021
The Brigadier is back again. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the return of Lethbridge-Stewart with the 5th Doctor; the addition of Turlow to the Tardis Companions; attempts to steal the Doctor's regenerations; and this first part of the Black Guardian trilogy of stories. The post Mawdryn Undead appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:45:11

Hide

12/22/2021
The Doctor goes ghost hunting. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about the 11th Doctor's search for answers to the mystery of Clara; how it is based on a 1959 movie; and Jimmy's assessment of the paranormal research depicted in the episode. The post Hide appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:43:12

The Seeds of Doom (4)

12/15/2021
The 4th Doctor v. killer plants! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 4th Doctor story that combines Lovecraft's "Mountains of Madness" and Hawks' film "The Thing From Another World," including a Bond-level villain, an Antarctic base, and an English country estate. The post The Seeds of Doom (4) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:49:29

The Vanquishers

12/8/2021
The end of the Flux! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this last chapter which jam-packs the end of this 6-episode season, assess the season a whole, and give their predictions for what happens next in the upcoming specials. The post The Vanquishers appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:16:33

Survivors of the Flux – The Secrets of Doctor Who

12/1/2021
Five plot threads race to a conclusion of the Flux as Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the potentially mythos shattering revelations about the Doctor's true backstory, but will it ruin the mythos to reveal too much? The post Survivors of the Flux – The Secrets of Doctor Who appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:05:00

Village of the Angels – The Secrets of Doctor Who

11/24/2021
In Chapter 4 of The Flux, Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about how the lore of the Weeping Angels is greatly expanded and for the better; how much they liked guest character Professor Jericho; and what that mid-credits scene meant. The post Village of the Angels – The Secrets of Doctor Who appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:01:30

Once, Upon Time

11/17/2021
The Flux continues! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this midpoint of the 13th Doctor's last season, incl. fan theories about Vinder; who the odd woman was; and how they want to see more of "Doctor Ruth." The post Once, Upon Time appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:53:08

War of the Sontarans

11/10/2021
The Doctor goes to Crimea. Jimmy Akin and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the historical context of the 2nd chapter of the Flux; the return to form of the Sontarans; and the interesting context of What would the Doctor do? The post War of the Sontarans appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:49:05

The Halloween Apocalypse

11/3/2021
The 13th Doctor starts her final season with the first chapter in a six-episode arc. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the many threads that are unspooled here and how this may be the best 13th Doctor episode yet. The post The Halloween Apocalypse appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:09:40

Cold War

10/27/2021
The Doctor averts World War III by reasoning with a Cold Warrior. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about the return of the Ice Warriors, a Companion who finally stays put, and Dom's nitpicking on how submarines work. The post Cold War appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:43:22

Day of the Daleks

10/20/2021
The Third Doctor gets his first encounter with Daleks. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss this time-hopping adventure that jumps from Cold War brinksmanship to a future dystopia ruled by collaborators, apemen, and Daleks. The post Day of the Daleks appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:35:03

The Rings of Akhaten

10/13/2021
Clara and the Doctor go on their first offworld adventure. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about what makes Clara different as a Companion; how the plot of the story resolves in a totally unclear way; and how right off the bat Clara is already taking on the Doctor's role. The post The Rings of Akhaten appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:46:46

The Enemy of the World

10/6/2021
Patrick Troughton in two roles. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss this 60s supervillain thriller in which the 2nd Doctor also plays the bad guy and shows his acting range. Plus the very cool spy-agent Astrid. The post The Enemy of the World appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:58:20

The Bells of St. John

9/29/2021
Clara Oswald's first adventure with the Doctor sees the return of an old, but recent foe. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss the beginning of a new era for the Doctor with the Impossible Girl and how the episode is more important for setting the stage than for its own plot. The post The Bells of St. John appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:49:05

The Crusade

9/22/2021
The First Doctor visits King Richard the Lionheart in the Holy Land during the Crusades. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss the story of the Doctor's encounter, the nuanced portrayal of both Richard and Saladin, and dispel some myths about the crusades along the way. The post The Crusade appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:48:35

The Snowmen (11)

9/15/2021
The Impossible Girl comes for Christmas! Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory talk about the season arc involving Clara's curious appearances; interesting guest voice actors; the Pater Noster gang and where their name comes from; and the Great Intelligence as recurring enemy. The post The Snowmen (11) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:53:05

The Sun Makers

9/8/2021
The 4th Doctor and Leela and taxes! Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss this story about a company town, unreasonable taxes, a heartless bureaucracy, and a revolution. It sounds like the writer had some issues with the tax system he wanted to express. The post The Sun Makers appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:40:52