Tag Archive: Twelfth Doctor

Episode 251 – The Universe is Full of Testosterone

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we review the latest episode in Doctor Who Series 9 with The Girl Who Died. We give our impression on what could be one of the pivotal stories in the Twelfth Doctor’s era thus far. Also, we evaluate the performance of guest star Maisie Williams in her first appearance as Ashildr.

Also, some great news on the recent improvement in the health of another Doctor Who actor.

Plus some information on a website sharing the worldwide broadcast dates for Doctor Who over the past 52 years (thank you Robert).

In addition, thanks to Dan for a return of the Doctor Who Legacy Tip of the Week.

And, of course, your feedback.


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Episode 250 – Morning Breath

ttv_logo_newIt’s another “epiversary” edition of Traveling the Vortex! In this, our 250th episode, we only have one topic for discussion, the latest release in Series 9, Before the Flood. We give our opinions and impressions on the second of this two-part story arc.

Also, we talk about the upcoming release of special audio commentaries for two Classic Doctor  Who stories, The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear. Plus, LEGO has given us a glimpse of it’s first set in its Doctor Who line. We’ll chime in on that as well.

And of course, your feedback.


Links mentioned in the podcast:

Fantom Films

Episode 246 – Prequels and Finales

ttv_logo_newNo disasters to delay us this week. In this podcast we discuss the recently released prequel to Doctor Who Series 9. Things kick off in a reather mysterious way with the Doctor returning to Karn and visiting with a familiar face, Ohila.

Then, we discuss the two-part season finale of the first year of the Doctor Who – Eight Doctor audios from big finish. We discuss the revelations and machination therein.

Plus there’s new Torchwood news to study and discuss with another announcement from Big Finish.

And, of course… oh, wait, no feedback this week.

Well, enjoy anyway!

Episode 242 – Accidents, Injuries, and Comic Books

TTV LOGO NEWThis week’s show if finally released! We explain what caused our delay to the feeds this week, and recount some other details.

But, the topic at hand on this show is Doctor Who Comic Books, by our friends over at Titan Comics. We cover the next few issues of the 10th (#10), 11th (#12-15) and 12th Doctors (#6-10) to get caught up. And as the first issue of the Paul Cornell scripted “Four Doctors” which released last week, we’ll give our impressions of issue #1.

Plus we’ll review the latest trailer for Series 9, and discuss the news of the week.

And of course, your feedback.


Links mentioned on the show:

BBC – Doctor Who Mission Dalek

Episode 228 – All Hail Zzagnar!

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s podcast we take a look at some more of Titan’s Doctor Who comics lines featuring the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors. We start off with Ten’s line from issues number 6 through 10. Then we follow those up with a review of the Eleventh Doctor issues 6 through 11. And finally we wrap things up with Twelve featured in issues 2 through 7. Also, we throw into the mix, the three story, three Doctor issue given out last weekend for this year’s Free Comic Book Day.

Plus the news of the week!


Episode 205 – Everybody Play the Game

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150It’s time for Fun and Games Part 2! In this week’s show (yes, a day late we know) we discuss some of the fun we had reviewing two Doctor Who licensed table top games.  First, we look at the Doctor Who version of Yahtzee. Then we go over the Dalek themed board game, Risk. Find out what we thought of a new spin on these classics.

BUT, before all of that, we also get to our reviews of the Big Finish Seventh Doctor and Mel audio play, Flip-Flop.

And then, more fun in the works with a review of the first issue of the Titan Twelfth Doctor comic book series.

Also, we have some news to give our reactions to.

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 202 – Tears in Heaven

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150The end of Series 8 has arrived, and all too soon in our opinion. This week on the podcast, we give our impressions of the season’s finale, Death in Heaven. We share our reviews on the climactic story setting us up for Christmas to come.

But, first some convention guest announcements, one particular that came to a surprise to the three of us. Also, we’ll discuss other items in the news of the week.

Plus, we announce the winners of our Bicentepiversary event. Congratulation to the winners.

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 201 – Guess Who’s Back

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show we review the penultimate episode of Series 8 of Doctor Who, Dark Water. We’ll give our impressions on the next to last installment of the series, and what we thought of the big reveal at the end.

Also, not much in news this week, but we do have our reactions to a little news on the home front as far as a Doctor Who convention coming to the midwest.

And of course, your feedback.


Episode 200 – Happy Bicentepiversary!

TTVpngIt has arrived. We have reached our 200th show. It seems like only yesterday that we began this quest.

This week’s podcast includes some celebrating of the momentous occasion.

But there is still business at hand. So, we share our impressions of In the Forest of the Night.

Also, some news of the week.

Oh, and we’ve gone into the prize vault for some give-away goodies, so be sure to listen how you can enter.

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 198 – 66 Seconds to Live

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150We climb aboard that space faring train known as The Orient Express, to review this week’s offering in Series 8, Mummy on the Orient Express.

We’ll give our impressions on this week’s program, as well as some of the things we’ve taken away from this season thus far.

Also, we’ll have a look at the news of the week, including an interesting tie-in to a current member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

And, of course, your feedback.


Lisa’s video reference in this week’s feedback: River Song Confidential

Episode 197 – What is the Gestation Period of a Moon Egg?

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150Doctor: The moon isn’t breaking apart, the moon is hatching.
Clara: Huh?
Doctor: The moon’s an egg.
Courtney: Is it a chicken?
Doctor: No!
Courtney: Because for a chicken to have laid an egg that …
Doctor: Courtney, don’t spoil the moment!

In this week’s podcast we ask that very question, among many other silly quandaries. Also, we give our impressions on the game changing episode, Kill the Moon.

But, before that, we take a look at the news circulating our favorite program, as well as more guest announcements for Gally.

And, of course, your feedback.


This month’s Doctor Who Book Club – Traveling the Vortex selection

Episode 195 – Doctor’s Twelve

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show we review the newest episode of Doctor Who Series 8. This time The Doctor and Clara are joined by two new companions, Psi and Saibra in the aptly titles Time Heist.

We’ll give our opinions on this week’s offering.

Also, some news of the week, including a few guest update at a couple of our favorite cons.

Plus, Shaun and I talk about a local convention that celebrated it’s first year here in the Capital City of Topeka, Kansas.

And, of course, your feedback.