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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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.
* Spoilers below if you dont want to see episode titles from the new series!
Home work assignments for those of you following along, the next several weeks will find us deeply entrenched in Tom Baker and Matt Smith, as the continuation of Series Six starts this week with six new episodes, and our Friday Night Who’s will be the six segments of the Key To Time. The show’s review schedule shakes down like this:
On 8/26 Friday Night Who kicks off with the first story of The Key To Time with “The Ribos Operation”.
Traveling The Vortex #35 will see us reviewing “The Ribos Operation” and S6x08, “Let’s Kill Hitler”.
Friday Night Who 9/2 is “The Pirate Planet”
Episode #36 covers “The Pirate Planet” and “Night Terrors” (S6x09).
Then on 9/9, one of my favorite episodes, “The Stones Of Blood”.
TTV #37 will be our reviews of “The Stones Of Blood” and S6x10, “The Girl Who Waited”
The week of 9/16 Friday Night Who is “The Androids Of Tara”
And then we’ll review “The Androids Of Tara” and the Star Trek sounding “The God Complex” (S6x11) on episdode #38.
FNW 9/23 – is the penultimate (see Keith, I DO listen to you!) Key To Time story, “The Power Of Kroll”
Episode #39 of the podcast is “The Power Of Kroll” and “Closing Time” (S6x12)
And finally we wrap up the Key To Time saga on 9/30 Friday Night Who with “The Armageddon Factor”
Traveling The Vortex episode #40 (40?!? Seriously?!? WOW!) will be our reviews of “The Armageddon Factor” and the final episode of series six, “The Wedding Of River Song” (S6x13)
And then a special treat. It occures to us that our novice Keith will have watched the LAST episode of Doctor Who ever made (or at least the most current), we should go back and bookend it with the FIRST episode of Doctor Who ever made. So, for Friday Night Who on 10/7, we’ll be watching “An Unearthly Child” with William Hartnell.
Our review for that week (episode #41) will cover The Begningings DVD box set, with “An Unearthly Child” and “Edge Of Destruction” (although I imagine we’ll gloss over or ignore “The Daleks” since we’ve already reviewed that monster story!)
And speaking of Monsters, while I have a tenetive plan mapped out for where we go after this, does anybody want to do some Halloween themed Friday Night Whos at that time? Sound off!