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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 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 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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Episode 225 – The Snowmen Revisited

This week we go waaaay back to the beginning! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Tansy as we re-visit the story we reviewed on our very first (proper) podcast episode ever! Kat wasn’t able to join us for that, so we get her eight-year-old hot take.

Did you revisit “The Snowmen”? If so, what did you think? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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211 – A Good Man Goes to War Games

Join Deb, Kat, and Tansy as they reach waaay back to 2011 to re-examine the story that began (ended? landed the middle? it’s hard to tell with peak S6-Moffat) the whole “The Doctor is the most fearsome thing in the Universe” lark. No, I didn’t misspell “arc”. They dive into tropes, power dynamics, issues of morality, the difficulties of (and sexism surrounding) introducing a baby subplot, and how words and titles have meanings. Oh, and how Regency dress and laser guns really really work for us. AND we announce a 7th Anniversary give-away!

How do you feel about this turn in the Doctor mythos? Did you think this was a satisfactory conclusion to The Mystery of River Song? Do you want Tansy to give you a bespoke Big Finish Rec? Leave us a comment or drop us a tweet and let us know!

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Bonus Link:
Tansy’s Big Finish Christmas project
Radio Free Skaro‘s interview with members of Verity! announcing a new podcast, December 23, 2012
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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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199 – Chasing Amy’s Choice

It’s another “lucky” 7, but how lucky is it? Join Deb, Erika, and Lynne as we break down (and I mean break down) the seventh episode of series 5, “Amy’s Choice”.

What are your feelings about this story? Let us know in the comments!

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195 – Fly to the Angels Take Manhattan

This week we’re back to series 7a, and we finish it off! Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Lynne as we discuss the final episode with Amy and Rory. Is it a well-constructed send-off? Does it even make sense? Do we really care? Are the feels more important?

What do you think about this ep? Let us know in the comments!

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Doctor Who: P.S.
Amy Pond’s novel Summer Falls
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191 – A Town Called Mercy Moseys

We’re back to series 7A! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we try to stay awake and chat about “A Town Called Mercy”. Are we tired because this story moves a bit slowly? No. But that didn’t help.

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

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Jennifer Adams Kelly, we miss you
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