If rumor and speculation are true this week’s series 8 episode has scenes that were filmed in Lanzarote, so we thought it was only fitting we watch the other story filmed there “Planet of Fire”
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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.
I mean we introduce Peri to team Tardis.
And what an introduction it is. Tame by today’s standards, but Nicola Bryant sure set the hearts of the fan boys racing at the time. Don’t know what we’re talking about? Then be sure to join us on twitter for the conversation, follow @travelvortex, @VortexKeith, @vortexshaun and @vortexglenn and look for the #FridayNightWho and #PlanetOfFire hashtags. Maybe if we ask nice enough, @PeterDavison5 or @thenicolabryant will join us?
Finalizing the schedule for this next chunk still took some doing, so without further ado…
Friday Night Who on 5/17 features Sylvester McCoy in “Remembrance Of The Daleks”.
With the release of STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS this week, Shaun gives us another side trip into that universe, “Star Trek 102 – The Movies”.
Then on episode #125 of Traveling The Vortex we’ll discuss IDW Comic’s Star Trek/Doctor Who cross over “Assimilation 2”, and the final episode of series 7, “The Name Of The Doctor”.
FNW on 5/24 is “Robot” with Tom Baker.
TTV #126 is all fourth Doctor, as we discuss BBC America’s Doctor Who Revisited 4, Big Finish and Audio Go’s “Destiny Of The Doctor 4”, and have our 50th Anniversary Discussion covering the fourth Doctor Era.
On 5/31, FNW will feature Christopher Eccleston in “The End Of The World”.
We return to the divergent universe with Paul McGann for TTV #127, discussing Big Finish main line episodes #61 “Faith Stealer” and #62 “The Last”.
FNW 6/7 is Peri’s origin as told in “Planet Of Fire” with Peter Davison.
Traveling The Vortex #128 has our reviews of “Planet Of Fire” and Big Finish #24, “The Eye Of The Scorpion”.
Release on DVD here in North America on June 11 is “Inferno” with Jon Pertwee, so we’ll cover it for Friday Night Who on 6/14. (At least the first four parts, anyway.)
Our show that week (TTV #129) will be a fifth Doctor discussion, covering IDWs “Prisoners Of Time 5”, Doctor Who Revisited 5 and Big Finish/Audio Go’s “Destiny Of The Doctor 5”.
We conclude “Inferno” parts 5-7 for FNW on 6/21.
and episode #130 covers “Inferno” and wraps up our 5th Doctor celebration with our 50th Anniversary Discussion of his era.