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Posts tagged ‘Hindsight Is 2020’

Episode 237 – The God Complex Equation

This time we turn our eyes to a “middling” entry in the Doctor Who pantheon. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Liz as we wander the corridors of “The God Complex”.

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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Episode 236 – Chasing Amy’s Choice (Again)

It’s Kat’s turn in the hindsight-seat. Join Deb, Katrina, and Tansy as they take another look at “Amy’s Choice” to see how they feel about it after all this time. (And yes, I know I’m re-using a title, but it’s a good one.)

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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Berry-ty!
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Episode 235 – In the Heat of The Night of the Doctor

We needed something with very little prep for this week’s episode. Join Erika, Lizbeth, and Tansy as we look back at “The Night of the Doctor”, the webisode that shocked and delighted us all!

Have you rewatched this mini-ep 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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Episode 234 – The (Not-at-all New) Mutants

It’s Lynne’s turn to do a hindsight-check. Join Deb, Katrina, and Lynne as they take a look back at the 3rd Doctor story “The Mutants”. (No, not the 1st Doctor story “The Mutants”. We call that “The Daleks”. Deal with it.)

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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Episode 233 – Midnight on the Firing Line

Today’s recording is as cozy as the episode. Join Deb and Erika as they discuss another story that often lands near the top of the Doctor Who polls. Is “Midnight” as good as its rep? We dig in!

Have you watched 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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Shared happy thing: CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON RETURNS TO DOCTOR WHO in 12 new 9th Doctor stories for Big Finish!!!

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Episode 232 – The Caves of Androzani-Jerk Reaction

We’re back with another received fan wisdom hindsight check. Join Deb, Erika, and Tansy as we talk about “The Caves of Androzani” and whether it really belongs at the top of all those fan polls. Is it the greatest Doctor Who story of all time? Or is is “a lot of men being unpleasant in the dark”?

Have you watched this story recently? If so, what did you think, and how did that compare with how you felt about it in the first place? Do you agree with its placement in fan polls? Let us know in the comments!

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Episode 231 – Timelash Extensions

Time for another received fan wisdom hindsight check. Join Deb, Katrina, Liz, and Tansy as they discuss “Timelash” and whether it really belongs at the bottom of all those fan polls.

Have you watched this story recently? If so, what did you think, and how did that compare with how you felt about it in the first place? Do you agree with its placement in fan polls? Let us know in the comments!

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Collective happy thing because Liz sneaks it in: “Marco Polo” on vinyl!

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Episode 230 – All Night Terrors

Hindsight strikes again! Join Deb, Katrina, Liz, and Lynne as they chat about Liz’s choice to revisit, “Night Terrors”.

Have you watched this story recently? If so, what did you think, and how did that compare with how you felt about it in the first place? Let us know in the comments!

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Episode 229 – Do Blink

Time for more hindsight. Join Deb, Erika, and Katrina as we dip back and see if “Blink” is really all that or if our views have changed over the years.

Have you revisited this story recently? If so, what did you think, and how did that compare with how you felt about it in the first place? How do you feel about it as a Doctor Who intro story? And has that changed? Let us know in the comments!

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Erika’s post on “Blink” as a Doctor Who starter story
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Episode 228 – The Rings of Akhaten Things I Hate About You

Time for another bit of hindsight. Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Tansy as we discuss Deb’s modern Who pick to look back at, “The Rings of Akhaten”. Fandom really hates this one. And we (mostly) didn’t love it the first time around. Do we now? Have we grown souls (according to Liz)? Listen and see!

Have you revisited this story recently? If so, what did you think, and how did that compare with how you felt about it in the first place? And how do you think this story compares to “Vincent and the Doctor”? Let us know in the comments!

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The Real Black British History Behind #DoctorWhoBlackout
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