Tag Archive: The Two Doctors
It’s June so let’s start it with a multi-Doctor story! We’re doing “The Two Doctors” for Friday Night Who!
But since it’s a long one, we’re only doing parts 1 & 2.
Once again sneaking this onto the feeds just before the wire. My apologies. Without further ado…
Our show this week will be covering the world of Titan Comics, we’ll take a look at the next batch of issues released since our last review, for Doctors 10, 11, and 12, as well as check into the just started 9th Doctor line, and the Free Comic Book day multi-story issue. What? You didn’t get one of the free comic book day issues? Well fret not, we have a few extra to give away on the show this week!
Friday Night Who on 5/15 is “The Deadly Assassin” with Tom Baker.
* Our show next week (TTV #229) takes us back to the Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures, with #5 and 6: “Trail Of The White Worm” and “The Oseidon Adventure”.
*EDIT – Filing this under the “this is why we can’t have nice things” category, I have corrected the titles of these Big Finish stories to read correctly, NOT as they were Trail Of The White Worm 1 & 2. Not sure what I was thinking or reading, my apologies for the confusion – Shaun
FNW on 5/22 is “The Visitation”.
Since we’ve already reviewed this week’s Friday Night Who selection, TTV #230 will be all about Peter Davison as we go Beyond The Doctor, and take a look at his performance in some episodes of All Creatures Great And Small.
FNW 5/29 is “The Happiness Patrol” with Sylvester McCoy.
TTV #231 is a Companion Archive on Bernice “Benny” Summerfield. We’ll tackle her in reviews of Big Finish #13 “Shadow of the Scourge”, and #42 “The Dark Flame”.
** EDIT (I had the number wrong on “Shadow Of The Scourge”, it is Big Finish main line story number 13, NOT #7. This has been corrected.) – Shaun
June brings us to ol’ sixie, so Friday Night Who on 6/5 is the first two parts of “The Two Doctors”.
Episode #232 of Traveling The Vortex goes Beyond The Doctor with Colin Baker, but we are still searching for just the right thing to showcase him in. Stand by for updates!
**EDIT Just decided! We will celebrate Colin Baker fresh off his recent appearance in the episode “The White Iris” of Star Trek Continues! Brand new and readily available to all, go here to view!
FNW 6/12 finishes off “The Two Doctors” with Part 3.
** TTV #233 is even more Big Finish, #45 “Project Lazarus”, and #57 “Arrangements For War”.
NOTE! “Project Lazarus” is a sequel to “Project Twilight” (#23) listeners MAY wish to refresh their memories of the previous adventure…
We’ll celebrate Father’s Day a little early this year on 6/19 with Christopher Eccleston in “Father’s Day” for Friday Night Who
Which will lead us into another one of those fun topics in TTV #234: Great Fathers in Doctor Who. Get your feedback in, we’ll be counting on you guys to help us flesh out the best fictional Dads in the vortex!
Rounding out the end of June for FNW on 6/26 is William Hartnell in “The Aztecs”.
And TTV #235 returns Paul McGann’s Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures to the line up with #5 “Phobos” and #6 “No More Lies”.
Beyond that? Well Con Season starts back up for some of us, but we can let slip that we have something special planned with Lost Episode Re-Cons, and a book review or two on the horizon.
In this week’s episode we review four multi-Doctor stories, starting with the classic Third Doctor story, The Three Doctors. We follow that up with the less then stellar, The Two Doctors, and then the absolutely superb mini-episode, Time Crash. And to round things out, we talk a little about the multi-Doctor extravaganza, Dimensions in Time.
Oh, and of course news and your feedback! Enjoy!
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UPDATED: For tonight’s special Thursday edition of #FridayNightWho, we will be starting #TheTwoDoctors at 11:30pm CDT and NOT midnight. Hope to see you then!
Once again throwing a curve ball your way by changing up our traditional #FridayNightWho to thursday this week. The Vortex boys will be taking part in another 48 hour film festival this weekend, (This time it’s the 48hr Film Project, an international affair that will see our film compete against other for Best of Kansas City. If we win that, we go against the winners of other cities, including Chicago, Denver, LA, New York, etc… Wish us luck!)
So, Thursday night at
midnight 11:30 pm CDT join us on Twitter for tweet-a-long with the Colin Baker entry into our multi-doctor stories, #TheTwoDoctors, also starring Patrick Troughton. Look for the hashtags and let’s ahve some fun with this iconic story! And let’s start tweeting @SawbonesHex, @thenicolabryant, and @frazerhines (The sixth Doctor, Peri and Jamie respectively) to see if we can get them to join us or perhaps give us a retweet!