Tag Archive: The Ultimate Foe
In this week’s show we wrap up our reviews of the Trail of a Time Lord season with The Doctor facing down the Valeyard in the conclusion, The Ultimate Foe. Then, we take a look back over the entire ToaTL run AND the Sixth Doctor’s era as a whole.
Also, our impressions and reaction to some of the news of the week in Doctor Who fandom, including the absence of the 50th anniversary special trailer.
And, of course, your feedback.
Links mentioned in the show:
A mock up of Six’s proposed black felt look can be found here.
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…
This week for Friday Night Who we finish our 6th Doctor celebrations with the finale of Trial of a Time Lord with ” The Ultimate Foe”
Join @TravelVortex @VortexShaun @VortexKeith & @VortexGlenn for the live tweet along starting at Midnight CDT!
As always don’t forget the hashtags #FridayNightWho & # TheUltimateFoe
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!