Tag Archive: Nyssa

Episode 322 – Small Soldiers

In this week’s episode we look at two Fifth Doctor and Nyssa stories from the Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range. First it’s the four story anthology offering, Circular Time. Then we examine Renaissance of the Daleks. Find out what we liked and didn’t like in these two offerings.

Plus, we look at some news of the week, including another trailer for the upcoming series 10.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 211 – Kinda… Sorta…

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s podcast we present another Adversary Archive. this time we explore the Doctor Who villain, The Mara. Included are our reviews of the Fifth Doctor stories, Kinda and Snakedance. We give our impression on these two tales and explore what some consider some of the best Classic Doctor Who availible. Listen as we defend, perhaps for the first time, the character of Tegan Jovanka.

Also, a look at the news of the week, including more convention guests and updates.

Plus we tangent a little more than usual this week with discussion of some recent films we’ve seen.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

io9 Article Eric mentioned in his feedback

Episode 210 – Peace Negotiations

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s podcast, we tackle two more Big Finish releases. This time with the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa.  We’ll give our impressions of the two audio stories, Creatures of Beauty and The Game.

Also, some more exciting convention news for our region with an announcement at Planet ComicCon in Kansas City in March and Time Eddy in Wichita this October.

Plus, the usual tangental discussions that you’ve come to expect from The Vortex Boys.

Oh, and of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 177 – Let Bigon Be Bigon

TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we continue our look at soe Fifth Doctor materials. First is the 50th anniversary short story ebook, Tip of the Tongue. We present out thoughts an opinions on this story. Next we review the Fifth Doctor’s second television story, Four to Doomsday, featuring the TARDIS crew of Adric, Tegan, and Nyssa.

Also, more Series 8 news with another casting announcement.

Plus, another accolade for our favorite program, this time coming in the form of a BAFTA.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Humble Bundle, Doctor Who comics

The Off Broadway Theater

Episode 115 – Karma Kamelion

NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode, we flashback to the Fifth Doctor’s era with two stories. First, he’s joined by Tegan and Turlough for an adventure to 13th century England for The King’s Demons. Then we travel even further back, this time with Nyssa as we land on Traken for the Big Finish audio story, Primeval.

Also, a look at the second installment in The Doctor’s Revisited series airing this year on BBC America, this time with a focus on the Second Doctor’s era.

Plus, an update (sort of) on Gallifrey One registration, and other topics of interest in the news.

And, of course, your feedback!

Enjoy!

Star Wars News Is Driving Everyone Crazy

Episode 93 – There’s A Sonic App For That

In this week’s episode we review the Fifth Doctor classic story, The Visitation. This is the story that said goodbye to the sonic screwdriver for more than 10 years until its return in Doctor Who: The Movie. Which brings us to the second part of this week’s show. A look at the age old debate over the sonic screwdriver and its usage in the series, especially that of the new series.

Also, “Doctor Who is still not on” as Shaun would say in this weeks news.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned on the show:

Sonic Screwdriver (The reason it’s been banned from action film)
Ratchet & Clank

Episode 84 – Now Boarding Concorde, Golf Alpha Charlie

In this week’s show a double dose of Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor. First we review the Season 19 finale, Time-Flight with companions Nyssa and Tegan. Next, our thoughts on The Big Finish audio play, WInter for the Adept.

Also, a surprise casting announcement, a look at the Entertainment Weekly magazine Doctor Who article featuring Matt Smith on the cover, and more than you could possibly care about, about the new Series 7 trailer released this week.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 81 – The Croutons

Another episode hits the feed, this time we have a little fun with our review of the Second Doctor story, The Krotons. One of the final outings for Jamie, Zoe, and The Doctor, the Krotons was released in North America on DVD for the first time just this week.

Then a review of the Big Finish audio play The Land of the Dead, featuring the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa.

Also, San Diego Comic-Con was in the news this week with lot’s of Doctor Who presence throughout. A look at some of the panels that Team TARDIS members turned up on over the weekend.

And of course your feedback. Enjoy!

Links mentioned in this week’s show:

Sonic Screwdriver TV Remote
Comic-Con Goodness

Oh, and something mentioned to Shaun in the show was “It’s not for you!” This is where it comes from. WARNING – DOES CONTAIN ADULT THEMES AND STRONG LANGUAGE.
The Shag-A-Rant: It’s Not For You

Episode 70 – The Omega Factor

In this week’s episode we continue our look at Gallifrey’s baddies in our continuing overview of rouge Time Lords. This time it’s the co-creator of Time Lord society, Omega. We’ll first take an in-depth look at the Fifth Doctor story, Arc of Infinity, and then a review of the Big Finish Audio production of Omega.

Also, we get a tad off topic (what else is new?) and ponder a curious dichotomy in the Pooh-niverse. Plus, a peek at the news going on this week surrounding our favorite series.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned in this week’s show:
Brits – Lawrence, KS
Dalek atop MIT

Chicago Tardis Update 10/12/11

Chicago Tardis has updated it’s guest list once again, this time it looks like Alex Kingston’s appearance has fallen through (she’s no longer listed on the site, anway) BUT they have added two classic companions, a match set with 5th Doctor Peter Davison!  Janet Fielding and Sarah Sutton (Tegan and Nyssa) are slated to join the festivities, for more info, go to their website… www.chicagotardis.com