Six Smart Women Discussing Doctor Who

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Extra! – Not Simply to Amuse

Doctor Who has always been political. ALWAYS. Join Deb, Erika, and Liz as we talk about how both the modern and classic eras have never shied away from taking on the issues of the day.

What are some of the stories you think of when you think of political Who? Let us know in the comments!

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Extra! – Bad Wolf Wish List

Bad Wolf Productions will be taking over Doctor Who production from the BBC! Join Erika, Katrina, Liz, and Tansy as we talk about what we’d like to see when that happens!

What would you like to see from the Bad Wolf era? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Extra! – More 2023 Casting News!

Holy Moses, more casting news! Join Deb, Erika, and Katrina as we react to the return of David Tennant’s Doctor and Donna! And a new “Rose” played by Heartstopper phenom, Yasmin Finney!

What was your reaction to hearing Tennant and Tate are back? Did you love Finney in Heartstopper as much as Erika? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Extra! – New Doctor News!

It’s official! We have another new Doctor! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, Lynne, and Tansy as we dive into our reactions to this amazing news and welcome Ncuti Gatwa (Ncuti, pronounced SHOO-tee) to the Doctor Who family!

Have you seen him in Sex Education or anything else? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Eight – Not Enough

In this week’s “Reference Acknowledged”, Deb, Kat, and Lynne discuss the Eighth Doctor’s impact on fandom, how and why he was brought into “canon”, and the importance of naming Big Finish Companions during “The Night of the Doctor.” Thanks to Christian Smith for this week’s topic suggestion. We are ALWAYS happy to talk about the Eighth Doctor!

This week’s “year of…” title credited to Trevor S!

As a reminder, many Big Finish titles are available on streaming service so if you’re curious and want to check them out (and we suggest you do!), a quick search may grab you free Big Finish content. Warning: Big Finish is highly addictive and may result in you purchasing many many more titles but we don’t see this as a bad thing!

How do you feel about Eight? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Extra! – RTD2

We had other plans for this week, but NEWS happened! Join Deb, Erika, Kat, Lynne, and Tansy as we gather for an emergency Extra! That’s right! RTD is BACK! (Or he will be starting in 2023.)

How do you feel about this development? What was your initial reaction? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Gridlocked

It’s time for another Underrated Gem — this time from Deb! Join Deb, Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we discuss a story that one Verity describes as “a good mid-level rollercoaster.”

Do you think this story is an Underrated Gem? Why or why not? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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Partners in Crime and Punishment

We start off our 2021 theme with some “Comfort Who”! Join Deb, Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we dig into a story that makes Deb happy, “Partners in Crime.”

Is this story comfort Who for you? Who or why not? Drop us a tweet or let us know in the comments!

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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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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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