Tag Archive: Clara Oswald

Episode 251 – The Universe is Full of Testosterone

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we review the latest episode in Doctor Who Series 9 with The Girl Who Died. We give our impression on what could be one of the pivotal stories in the Twelfth Doctor’s era thus far. Also, we evaluate the performance of guest star Maisie Williams in her first appearance as Ashildr.

Also, some great news on the recent improvement in the health of another Doctor Who actor.

Plus some information on a website sharing the worldwide broadcast dates for Doctor Who over the past 52 years (thank you Robert).

In addition, thanks to Dan for a return of the Doctor Who Legacy Tip of the Week.

And, of course, your feedback.


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Episode 250 – Morning Breath

ttv_logo_newIt’s another “epiversary” edition of Traveling the Vortex! In this, our 250th episode, we only have one topic for discussion, the latest release in Series 9, Before the Flood. We give our opinions and impressions on the second of this two-part story arc.

Also, we talk about the upcoming release of special audio commentaries for two Classic Doctor  Who stories, The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear. Plus, LEGO has given us a glimpse of it’s first set in its Doctor Who line. We’ll chime in on that as well.

And of course, your feedback.


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Fantom Films

Episode 249 – More Clever Through Osmosis

TTV LOGO FB 2In this week’s episode we examine the latest installment in what is shaping up to be a stellar Series 9 as we review Under the Lake. We give our impression of the first part of what will be a 2 part story line.

Also, we look at some of the news of the week and give our reactions, including some big news out of Big Finish involving the War Doctor, the Eighth Doctor and The Time War. Exciting stuff is on the horizon from the company that beings us some great Doctor Who audio plays.

Plus, some news about a spin-off series from Doctor Who.

And of course, your feedback.



Episode 205 – Everybody Play the Game

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150It’s time for Fun and Games Part 2! In this week’s show (yes, a day late we know) we discuss some of the fun we had reviewing two Doctor Who licensed table top games.  First, we look at the Doctor Who version of Yahtzee. Then we go over the Dalek themed board game, Risk. Find out what we thought of a new spin on these classics.

BUT, before all of that, we also get to our reviews of the Big Finish Seventh Doctor and Mel audio play, Flip-Flop.

And then, more fun in the works with a review of the first issue of the Titan Twelfth Doctor comic book series.

Also, we have some news to give our reactions to.

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 202 – Tears in Heaven

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150The end of Series 8 has arrived, and all too soon in our opinion. This week on the podcast, we give our impressions of the season’s finale, Death in Heaven. We share our reviews on the climactic story setting us up for Christmas to come.

But, first some convention guest announcements, one particular that came to a surprise to the three of us. Also, we’ll discuss other items in the news of the week.

Plus, we announce the winners of our Bicentepiversary event. Congratulation to the winners.

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 201 – Guess Who’s Back

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show we review the penultimate episode of Series 8 of Doctor Who, Dark Water. We’ll give our impressions on the next to last installment of the series, and what we thought of the big reveal at the end.

Also, not much in news this week, but we do have our reactions to a little news on the home front as far as a Doctor Who convention coming to the midwest.

And of course, your feedback.


Episode 198 – 66 Seconds to Live

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150We climb aboard that space faring train known as The Orient Express, to review this week’s offering in Series 8, Mummy on the Orient Express.

We’ll give our impressions on this week’s program, as well as some of the things we’ve taken away from this season thus far.

Also, we’ll have a look at the news of the week, including an interesting tie-in to a current member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

And, of course, your feedback.


Lisa’s video reference in this week’s feedback: River Song Confidential

Episode 197 – What is the Gestation Period of a Moon Egg?

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150Doctor: The moon isn’t breaking apart, the moon is hatching.
Clara: Huh?
Doctor: The moon’s an egg.
Courtney: Is it a chicken?
Doctor: No!
Courtney: Because for a chicken to have laid an egg that …
Doctor: Courtney, don’t spoil the moment!

In this week’s podcast we ask that very question, among many other silly quandaries. Also, we give our impressions on the game changing episode, Kill the Moon.

But, before that, we take a look at the news circulating our favorite program, as well as more guest announcements for Gally.

And, of course, your feedback.


This month’s Doctor Who Book Club – Traveling the Vortex selection

Episode 195 – Doctor’s Twelve

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show we review the newest episode of Doctor Who Series 8. This time The Doctor and Clara are joined by two new companions, Psi and Saibra in the aptly titles Time Heist.

We’ll give our opinions on this week’s offering.

Also, some news of the week, including a few guest update at a couple of our favorite cons.

Plus, Shaun and I talk about a local convention that celebrated it’s first year here in the Capital City of Topeka, Kansas.

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 194 – Something’s Under the Bed

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150“I think everybody at some point in their lives has the exact, same nightmare. You wake up, or you think you do, and there’s someone in the dark, someone close, or you think there might be. So you sit up, turn on the light, and the room looks different at night. It ticks and creaks and breathes. And you tell yourself there’s nobody there, nobody watching, nobody listening. Nobody there at all … and you very nearly believe it. You really, really try. And then…”

In this week’s show, we look at what might just be Steven Moffat’s masterpiece in Doctor Who storytelling, Listen.

We give our impressions on this ground breaking and legend changing episode.

Also, a sad look at news this week, as we’ve lost another Doctor Who contributor who has made her mark on the mythos as well.

And of course, your feedback.


Episode 192 – Where’s Gary?

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show we discuss the newest episode of Doctor Who Series 8, Into the Dalek. Hear our impressions on the latest installment to our favorite program.

Also, a look at some news of the week, including an Emmy award for another project by Doctor Who show runner, Steven Moffat.

Oh, and listen closely for some clues to the title of this week’s podcast.

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 191 – Every Breath You Take

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150The wait is finally over and Doctor Who is back on our TV screens.

This week, we look at the first episode of Series Eight, Deep Breath, and give our opinions on the story, the return of the series, and of course, the new Doctor himself, Peter Capaldi.

Plus, we take a peek at what’s news this week.

And, we’ll discuss our ASL Ice Bucket Challenge.

Oh, and of course, your feedback.


Links mentioned in the show:

Time Traveller Boyfriend | 5WF & iamprikle | MASHED
Princess Jellyfish

Series 8 Premiere Date, New Teaser & More!

A windfall of information from the BBC today as they announced that Series 8 of our beloved show returns August 23rd with Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor.


Along with the date they provided a photos (above in landscape and poster style).

And we also know that the first episode will be feature length and has been titled “Deep Breath” and a new 15 second teaser has been released.