Tag Archive: Fourth Doctor

Friday Night Who 3/11

Join us as we watch a 4th Doctor story we haven’t watched in quite a while…”The Hand of Fear” for Friday Night Who

HAND OF FEAR

Join @TravelVortex, @VortexShaun, @VortexGlenn & @VortexKeith as we press play at Midnight CST! (the last Friday Night Who in standard time!)

And as always keep an eye out for the hashtags #FridayNightWho & #TheHandofFear

Friday Night Who 11/6

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We aren’t letting Zygons be Zygons…we’re continuing with their other story “Terror of the Zygons” for Friday Night Who this week!

Join @TravelVortex, @VortexShaun, @VortexGlenn & @VortexKeith as we press play at Midnight CST! (note that Daylight Saving TIme ended on Sunday so we are back to standard time)

And as always keep an eye out for the hashtags #FridayNightWho & #TerroroftheZygons

Episode 229 – Eccentric’s One Thing, Bohemian’s Quite Another!

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s podcast, we review the final two part story that rounds out the Fourth Doctor and Leela’s foray into Big Finish audios. First it’s Trail of the White Worm, followed with The Oseidon Adventure.

We give our impressions on these two stories, and sum up the series as a whole.

Also, some news of the week, including a certain assumption that show runner Steven Moffat may be around longer than previously thought.

Plus, a Gallifrey One update, and we announce the winners of our Free Comic Book Day give-away.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

 

Friday Night Who 4/17

For the first time in nearly 4 years one of what’s considered the best stories in the show’s history returns to Friday Night Who.

Genesis of the Daleks

That’s right! We’re watching parts 1-3 of Genesis of the Daleks!

Join @TravelVortex@VortexShaun@VortexKeith & @VortexGlenn  as we press play at Midnight CDT!

And as always keep an eye out for the hashtags #FridayNightWho & #GenesisoftheDaleks

Episode 215 – Jason and the Astronauts

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s podcast we review the Fourth Doctor and Leela Big Finish audio, Energy of the Daleks. And then the Fourth Doctor and Leela are paired up again in our second review, the televised story Underworld. We give our impressions on these two stories.

Also, some news in the toy world. We give our reaction to the official announcement that Doctor Who will finally be coming to LEGO.

Plus some big news as we learn that the Sixth Doctor will finally be given a regeneration story with the Big Finish audio tentatively titled Last Adventure.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Link mentioned on the show:

Seasons Of War – An Unofficial Doctor Who Charity Anthology

Friday Night Who 9/5

It’s been nearly 3 years since we watched “The Androids of Tara” for Friday Night Who, and we are returning to it since we think it’s a fitting match with series 8 episode 3 “The Robots of Sherwood”.

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Join @TravelVortex@VortexShaun@VortexKeith & @VortexGlenn as we press play at Midnight CDT.

And as always keep an eye out for the hastags #FridayNightWho & #TheAndroidsofTara

This Schedule Takes Us Into Darkness

As this is posted it’s Easter Saturday! Also know as August 23rd, the triumphant day that the 12th Doctor in the form of Peter Capaldi makes his fully fledged debut. So you know in Episode 191 we will be discussing Deep Breath and our initial reaction to the newest incarnation.

But you already knew that if you’re a listener to the show. And by deductive logic you also know what the next 12 episodes of the podcast will be about. But what about Friday Night Who? The 3 of us (but mostly Shaun) have scoured the internet (without spoiling ourselves too much) to try our best to match up some previous stories with what’s happening in Series 8. Being as we don’t have official synopsis for all the episodes some may be way off base, but hey we tried. By now if you haven’t already skipped forward to see what’s coming up are wanting to see what we have planned. So without further ado…the Vortex schedule without our reasoning…and WITH episode titles if you find that sort of thing spoilers.

For Friday Night Who on August 29th  we will watch the Sixth Doctor story “Revelation of the Daleks” starring Colin Baker.

For Episode #192 of the podcast we will be discussing the second episode of series 8, “Into the Dalek”.

The first Friday Night Who in September brings us to the Fourth Doctor’s era in the middle of the Key to Time series, with “The Androids of Tara” starring Tom Baker.

The following podcast, episode #193 will have us discussing the 3rd episode of the season, “Robots of Sherwood”.

The 12th of September we will jump forward to the Ninth Doctor’s era with “The Unquiet Dead” staring Christopher Eccelston.

Episode #194 will see us reviewing episode 4….”Listen”.

Friday Night Who for September 19th brings us to a story where we first meet someone else from the Doctor’s home planet in “The Time Meddler” staring the First Doctor William Hartnell.

Episode 5, “Time Heist” of Series 8 brings us to Episode #195 of the podcast.

The last Friday Night Who in September  brings a clash of “new” Who and “classic” Who in the Tenth Doctor story “School Reunion” staring David Tennant and the much loved and missed Elisabeth Sladen on the 26th.

Episode #196 of the podcast will be dedicated to the 6th episode of series 8…”The Caretaker”. Hard to believe we’re now halfway through the season.

We start out October Friday Night Whos with “Planet of Fire” on the 3rd starring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor.

The second half of the season starts off with what looks like a bang in an episode titled “Kill the Moon” and we’ll discuss the moral implications of killing a non-sentient hunk of rock (or you know just review it) in episode #197 of the podcast.

The 10th of October brings us our first repeat Doctor for Friday Night Who so far this season with one of Glenn’s favorites “The Pyramids of Mars” starring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor.

Episode #198 of the podcast has us reviewing episode 8 of the season “Mummy on the Orient Express”

Brittany will be happy that the Third Doctor get’s his go during Friday Night Who on October 17th in “Carnival of Monsters”

And we will discuss episode 9 “Flatline” on podcast #199…holy crap we’re about to hit a milestone!

Matt Smith makes his return to Friday Night Who since we started this season in “The Doctor, the Widow & the Wardrobe” on October 24th.

Let’s hope Episode 10, “In the Forest of the Night” is a good one, because that’s what we’re discussing in our 200th episode of the podcast!!! A Major epiversary!!! Thanks to everyone who’s listened and kept us going to 200 episodes. You all are wonderful people!

Our Halloween Friday Night Who won’t be as scary as it normally would be…but if you don’t own it, the cost could scare your wallet…we start the first 4 episodes of “the Invasion” starring Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor.

This is it folks…the 2 part season finale! Episode #201 will have us discussing the first part…”Dark Water”.

We start November by finishing up “The Invasion” parts 5-8 on the 7th.

And we end the season on episode #202 discussing “Death in Heaven” and likely the season as a whole.

As for what’s ahead for the end of the year…well you know we have some catching up to do on the Puffin EBooks and whatever else Shaun has up his sleeve.

Episode 172 – Extraneous Clothing Accessories

TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we review two stories featuring the Fourth Doctor and Leela. First, is the television story, The Image of the Fendahl. Then we take a look at the fourth installment of last years 50th anniversary e-book series, The Roots of Evil.

Also, what might just be the end of the latest missing episode rumors… or not.

Plus, a look at the other news of the week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!