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Posts tagged ‘7&7’

209 – Nightmare in Silver Nemesis

It’s back to the 7th Doctor’s era for another 7&7 chat. Join Deb, Erika, and Liz as we talk about Doctor Who‘s 25th anniversary story, “Silver Nemesis”. AKA, “Remembrance of the Daleks…Again”.
What do you think of this story? Is received fan wisdom correct this time? Or is this episode pure gold silver? Let us know in the comments!
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208 – 7 Nation Army of Ghosts/Doomsday Tripper

Okay, this “7” is a stretch but we made it work. Join Deb, Lynne, and Tansy as we dissect the rollicking, emotional, and devastating story duo of “Army of Ghosts” and “Doomsday”.

We give credit to 8 y.o. RTD (the obvious creator of the Dalek v. Cyberman smackdown) while calling out the emotional manipulation he inflicted upon both Jackie and Rose. But we all come together in our adoration Yvonne Hartman’s confidence (and tailoring) and Mickey Smith’s swagger.

What are your favorite bits of this, literally, epic two-parter? Or was the emotional manipulation just a bit too much? Let us know what you think in the comments!

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207 – Ghost Light My Fire

7&7 brings us back to the 7th Doctor! Join Deb, Lizbeth, and Lynne as they discuss “Ghost Light”. They do talk about things other than Ace-in-a-tux, but let’s face it, that’s one of the more important aspects of this story.

How do you feel about Ghost Light? Or about Ace in a tux? Let us know in the comments!
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206 – The 7-Eleventh Hour

This 7&7 brings us Steven Moffat’s seventh episode. Join Deb, Katrina, and Tansy as they chat about Matt Smith’s debut, and the debut of the Moffat era.

What do you think of this story? Let us know in the comments!

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205 – Yule Logopolis

This week we have the seventh story from the seventh year of the only Doctor to stick around that long. Join Deb, Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we talk over the 4th Doctor’s exit.

How do you feel about “Logopolis”? Is it a touching exit? A bunch of nonsense? A boring slog with just a few moments of joy? Let us know in the comments!

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Extra! – 7 Faves from the 1980s

The year of 7&7 brings you another list of faves–this time from the 80s! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Tansy as we select the stories we love best from the 1980s.

What’s your list of faves? Let us know in the comments!

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204 – The Sharper Image of the Fendahl

This 7&7 entry comes from the year 1977. That’s two whole 7s! Join Deb, Erika and Katrina as we talk about how much we love Ma Tyler, the echoes we see in RTD’s era of Doctor Who, the relationship between the Doctor and Leela, the many tropes (the good and the bad), and much more!

What do you think about “Image of the Fendahl”? Is it a classic? Middling? Are the baby fendahleen adorable? Let us know in the comments!

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Verity’s public episode master list spreadsheet
Hammer House of Podcast
Island of the Fendahl from Big Finish
The Taking of Planet 5 from BBC Books
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