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Posts tagged ‘Christmas specials’

Extra! – Xmas Deathmatch

This time, the Verities gather to partake in a holiday-themed deathmatch. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, Lynne, and Tansy as we determine the greatest Doctor Who Christmas special of all time! We also learn what some guy from Criminal Minds probably smells like.

Which Christmas special do you think should have won? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Agents of S.M.O.O.C.H. Holiday Movie Bingo Cards!
Extra-special thanks to this week’s editor, Steven Schapansky of Castria!
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Episode 241 – Fantastic Voyage of the Damned

It’s a holiday hindsight episode, but maybe not the cheeriest one? Join Deb, Kat, and Liz as they discuss what turns out to be nobody’s favourite Christmas special. (Yes, Erika titled this episode. Muahahaha!)

Have you rewatched this story recently? If so, what did you think, and how did that compare with how you felt about it in the first place? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Happy things:

Liz on Big Finish Podcast
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Extra! – 7 Fave Xmas(ish) Stories

SCHEDULING NOTE: We won’t be dropping a Verity! ep on New Year’s Day because Doctor Who is dropping that day! In order to get a quorum together to talk about it, our ep (like all the series 10 Verity! eps) will drop over the weekend.

There may not be Doctor Who on Christmas Day, but we’re bringing on the Christmas cheer with this special, super-sized “7 Faves” episode. Join ALL of the Verities: Deb, Erika, Katrina, Lizbeth, Lynne, and Tansy as we do a rapid round of Seven Holiday Favorites. There are the usual suspects drawn from modern Who‘s rich tradition of Christmas specials, plus we veer off-piste and draw on Big Finish stories, classic Who canon (that may or may not have the most slight, tenuous grasp to anything remotely holiday-related) Doctor Who spinoffs, and short stories. It’s a mixed bag of holiday(ish) goodness.

What are your favorite Doctor Who holiday stories? Leave us a comment or drop us a tweet and let us know. And don’t forget to enter for a chance to win one of seven Big Finish Audio downloads during our 7th Anniversary Giveaway!

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Bonus Links:
Liz’s “Doctor Who Stories of Christmas Cheer (That Are Not Christmas Specials) blog post (This explains so much…)
Tansy’s “A Very Big Finish Christmas” blog post
Juliette McKenna’s Doctor Who Christmas short story “Who the Dickens…?” (Download Link is in the blog post)
Our Seventh Anniversary Giveaway
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