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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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@sqpn

Language:

English


Episodes

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

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 SQPN.com.

Duration:00:40:52

The Angels Take Manhattan

9/1/2021
Goodbye Amy and Rory! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the end of this era of Doctor Who; the problem of fixed points in time; and the watering down of the Weeping Angels as scary villains. The post The Angels Take Manhattan appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:54:49

Minuet in Hell

8/25/2021
The 8th Doctor has lost his mind! Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this Big Finish audio story in which the 8th Doctor ends up in the US South, encounters a Satanic society, meets dastardly televangelists, and reunites with his old friend, the Brigadier. The post Minuet in Hell appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:44:35

The Power of Three

8/18/2021
The Doctor comes to stay. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the time the 11th Doctor stayed with Amy and Rory; why they still love Rory's dad; and why there is so much filler in this story. The post The Power of Three appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:37:13

Battlefield

8/11/2021
The return of the Brigadier! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about the Arthurian roots of this 7th Doctor story, the inclusion of the now-retired Lethbridge-Stewart, the Doctor's dark turn, nuclear brinksmanship, and more. The post Battlefield appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:43:04

A Town Called Mercy

8/4/2021
The Doctor in the Old West. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about the balance between justice and mercy, whether the good done today compensates for evil done before, and the Doctor's own conscience about his deeds. The post A Town Called Mercy appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:33:54

Mindwarp

7/28/2021
The 6th Doctor is still on trial and Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the bombastic action by guest star Brian Blessed, the hidden motivations of the Time Lords, and the sudden departure of Peri as Companion. The post Mindwarp appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:45:11

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

7/21/2021
What if the lone joke of an obscure Samuel L. Jackson movie were morphed into a Doctor Who episode? Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss everything that's wrong with this story, including the Doctor's murder of the villain. The post Dinosaurs on a Spaceship appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:37:58

Snakedance

7/14/2021
The return of the Mara. Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss this 5th Doctor story that was partially inspired by tales of Christian snake handlers, but also uses concepts out of Asian religions and philosophies. The post Snakedance appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:41:03