Doctor Who: Watchers in the Fourth Dimension
Episode 57: The Mix-a-Lot Principle (The Seeds of Death)

Episode 57: The Mix-a-Lot Principle (The Seeds of Death)

April 25, 2021

This episode, we discuss the first return of everyone’s favourite lizardmen as the show revisits the base-under-siege genre in The Seeds of Death! Will the Watchers enjoy it better than their debut adventure? You’ll have to listen to the episode to find out!

 

Over the course of the episode, Anthony questions why the T-Mat base on the Moon has a hall of mirrors, Don discusses his theory about rear-end size being the status ultimate symbol of the Ice Warriors (#THICC), Julie continues her Jamie love-fest, and Reilly questions how the Ice Warriors’ react to temperature. The entire crew talks traumatic stress and the effective way that it’s represented in this story.

 

For those of you who want to watch this along with us, this special edition of this story is available on DVD as an individual release through Amazon US (https://amzn.to/3aAaHnW), and as part of the Revisitations 2 box set through Amazon UK (https://amzn.to/3tT0laG). This is story is also available to stream through Britbox US (http://www.britbox.com/) and Britbox UK (http://www.britbox.co.uk/).

 

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Episode 56: Gond But Not Forgotten (The Krotons)

Episode 56: Gond But Not Forgotten (The Krotons)

April 11, 2021

This episode, we discuss the script debut of the legendary writer Robert Holmes, in a story where a group of students use the power of acid to overthrow their educational overlords! Surprisingly, it’s not footage of student riots from the 1960s – it’s actually The Krotons!

 

Over the course of the episode, Don gets passionate about canon, Reilly contemplates the hours of fun that would be a Kroton video game, Julie tries to make sense of why the Gonds never previously rose up against the Krotons, and Anthony gives a mini history lesson. The entire team discusses how utterly terrible and nonsensical the Krotons’ method of powering their spacecraft actually is.

 

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