Tag Archive: Sixth Doctor

Episode 145 – Sparkling Vampires Need Not Apply

ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we take a trip back to the Sixth Doctor’s era for the Big Finish audio story Project: Twilight. Then we jump ahead in the Doctor’s time stream for a look a the Ninth Doctor and Rose story in IDW Prisoners of Time number 9 with the BIG reveal.

Also, a look at some big announcements, including and update to the rumor of missing episodes recently located.

And of course, your feedback.


Who Schedules the Schedule?

As promised, the long awaited update for what’s coming up on the Vortex for the next month or so.

Tonight (7/26) our Friday Night Who concludes the epic Trial Of A Time Lord with “The Ultimate Foe”.

Traveling The Vortex episode #135 includes our thoughts on “The Ultimate Foe”, our overall impressions of the “Trial Of A Time Lord” arc, and our retrospective 50th Anniversary Discussion on The 6th Doctor Era.

Next week for Friday Night Who we take a break and zip back to Matt Smith’s era with the Neil Gaimon penned “The Doctor’s Wife”.

Paul McGann’s eighth Doctor makes a return to the show in #136 as we finish the divergent universe story ark from Big Finish in stories #63 “Caerdroia”, and #64 “The Next Life”.

FNW on 8/9 kicks off our seventh Doctor celebrations with Sylvester McCoy in “Dragonfire”.

TTV #137 we’ll review “Dragonfire”, Big Finish and Audio Go’s “Destiny Of The Doctor 7: Shockwave” and IDW comic’s “Prisoners Of Time 7”.

8/16 brings us “The Sontaran Experiment” for Friday Night Who.

In show #138 we step away from Who to cover  “The Sarah Jane Adventures, Season 4”.

FNW on 8/23 is the just released in North America “The Green Death” with third Doctor Jon Pertwee.  We’ll watch episodes 1-3 of the story.

Traveling The Vortex #139 sees us reviewing the seventh Doctor Who Revisited, as well as our 50th Anniversary Discussion over the 7th Doctor Era

We’ll finish “The Green Death” (4-6) for Friday Night Who on 8/30.

And review “The Green Death” in depth in episode #140.

After that?  Oh, 11 weeks of… well why spoil it?  But I’ll give you a hint… there’s eleven of them…

Episode 133 – And Then There’s a Space Buffalo.. DIVE!

ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s episode we show our love for Flash Gordon, and all things Brian Blessed an tackle the second story in the Trial of a Time Lord season, Mindwarp! We’ll share our varying views of this one and also, weigh in on the Sixth Doctor story by Audio GO and Big Finish, Destiny of the Doctor: Trouble in Paradise.

Also, a look at this week’s news, including more amazing announcements at Chicago TARDIS.

Plus, Brenda, Keith and I share our impressions on this years Doctor Who Prom.

And, of course, your feedback.


Links mentioned in the show:

Doctor Who Corn Maze

Unwilling Adventurer on tumblr

Episode 132 – A Reading from the Ancient Text

ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we look at two Sixth Doctor stories, starting with the first in our four week examination of Trial of a Time Lord – The Mysterious Planet. Next the sixth installment of of the IDW series Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time. We’ll fill you in on our thoghts on both.

Also, a look at at long list of news items from the week, including an announcement about the Doctor Who panel at this year’s San Diego Comic Con.

And of course, your feedback.


Links mentioned in the show:

An Adventure In Space and Time set pics

TARDIS consol

Episode 131 – And the Winner Is…

ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we travel back to the First Doctor era for the story The Ark. Then forward to the future again to encounter the Sixth Doctor and Peri during their adventure in the Big Finish production of …ish.

Also, a look at the news of the week, including surprise announcement for Chicago TARDIS.

And of course, your feedback!


WWFF Winning short film “Voice Over” – Trailer.

Shaun’s Website

Scheduling is such a TRIAL… (GET IT?)

Giving all of you who follow along at home a jump on the next block of scheduling…

For Friday Night Who on 6/14 is the first four parts of the infamous “Inferno” with Jon Pertwee, (which releases in a special edition on the 11th…)

TTV #129 will include our reviews of IDW Prisoners Of Time 5, Doctor Who Revisited 5, and Big Finish Destiny Of The Doctor 5: Smoke And Mirrors.

We’ll finish Inferno for Friday Night Who on 6/21 with parts 5-7.

TTV #130 will feature our reviews of “Inferno” and our  50th Anniversary Discussion of The 5th Doctor Era.

William Hartnell returns to FNW 6/28 in “The Ark”.

“The Ark” and Big Finish #35 “…ish” are the subjects of TTV #131.

To celebrate the Sixth Doctor, our Friday Night Who in July is all Colin Baker all the time.  On 7/5 we start the massive and epic “Trial Of A Time Lord: The Mysterious Planet”.

TTV #132 is IDW Prisoners Of Time 6 and “The Mysterious Planet”.

FNW 7/12 continues Trial Of A Time Lord with “Mindwarp”.

Episode #133 will have our reviews of Big Finish Destiny Of The Doctor 6 and “Mindwarp”.

FNW 7/19 is “Trial Of A Time Lord: Terror Of The Vervoids”.

TTV #134 is Doctor Who Revisited 6 and “Terror Of The Vervoids”.

Friday Night Who 7/26 concludes the month with “Trial Of A Time Lord: The Ultimate Foe”.

A big show for #135 as we discuss “The Ultimate Foe”, Trial Of A Time Lord as an overall arc, and give our thoughts on the 50th Anniversary Discussion of The 6th Doctor Era.

We return to more recent waters at the beginning of August for Friday Night Who on 8/2 with “The Doctor’s Wife”.

And we return to the divergent universe in episode #136 with Paul McGann’s eighth Doctor in the divergent universe with the Big Finish stories #63 “Caerdroia” and #64 “The Next Life”.

August is our celebration of the seventh Doctor, with some fun things on that horizon.  See you in the vortex!

Episode 85 – Let’s Do The Timelash Again

In this weeks episode we visit two Sixth Doctor and Peri stories. First, our heroes are joined by H.G. Wells in the Season 22 story Timelash. Then the Doctor and Peri visit the Museum of Aural Antiquities in the Big Finish audio play Whispers of Terror.

Lot’s of news this week with some Gallifrey One announcements and even more speculation on the departure (or non-departure) of Matt Smith.

And of course, your feedback!


Links mentioned in the show:
The 24 Hours of Gallifrey One
Memory Alpha (Trek-WHo references)

A Midsummer-Night’s Schedule

Coming up on the Vortex… Friday Night Who on 7/27 features the fourth Doctor in “The Horns Of Nimon”

Our show that week #83 is a Nimon adversary archive, featuring our reviews of “The Horns Of Nimon” and Big Finish #30 “Seasons Of Fear”.

Starting in August the following week on FNW is fifth Doctor Peter Davison in “Time Flight”. 

TTV #84 will include our reviews of “Time Flight” and Big Finish #10 “Winter For The Adept”. 

Sixth Doctor Colin Baker returns to the FNW line up on 8/10 in “Timelash”.

Our reviews of the sixth Doctor adventures “Timelash”, and Big Finish #3 “Whispers Of Terror” make up our 85th episode of Traveling The Vortex.

And then in honor of Keith and Sarah’s wedding on the 18th of August, for our Friday Night Who the night before (8/17) we’ll watch Keith’s favorite episode, “Vincent And The Doctor”.

Keith will be gone on holiday–his honeymoon–the 19th through the 27th, so TTV #86 will just be Glenn and Shaun with a second set of Book Reviews: Glenn will review The Eight Doctors featuring the eighth Doctor by Terrance Dicks, while Shaun takes a stab at Amorality Tale by David Bishop featuring the third Doctor.

Beyond that we’re in a state of flux while we wait for an official start date for series seven (though we believe it to be on or about the 25th.)  We’ll play the next few weeks by ear until such time as a official release date comes down the pipe.

Episode 72 – Marmite and the Rani

In this week’s episode we explore another Adversary Archive, this time with a look at The Rani. We review two classic stories, first the Sixth Doctor’s encounter with The Rani in The Mark of the Rani. Then we tackle the Seventh Doctor’s first story in Time and the Rani.

Then stick around after our portion for a look at the music of these two stories, brought to you by Dr. Phil from Adventures In Time, Space and Music Podcast.

Also, a look at this week’s news, and lots of feedback from our listeners this week.



As mentioned in Mark’s feedback, the Marmite Rice Cakes!