Episode 115: As Unstoppable as Sylvester Stallone

ADDRIIIICCCCC. (This is a reference to Rocky.)

This week we’ve come Full Circle. Yes, we’re right where we started. Where was this start? Well, hell if I know. But it’s right here. Right here, where we’ve come Full Circle, thanks to Andrew Smith. The serial aired in October and November of 1980.


Show-notes


05:10 The staple crop on Alzarius is called riverfruit. Like everything in the Doctor Who universe, riverfruit has its own wiki page.
07:11 Peter Howell’s site, which hasn’t been updated in 4 years. Here’s the page on his work for the BBC.
12:26 The Right Stuff (1983) is the film that popularized the power walk. Here’s the clip.
12:45 G.I. Joe is a line of dolls action figures from Hasbro.
13:04 Trump.
17:23 The Rambo films star Sylvester Stallone. They should star K9 though.
19:29 Those were actually riverfruit, not spider eggs. The spiders use the fruit to incubate their eggs during mistfall. Our bad.
25:27 Dexter’s Laboratory is a cartoon that follows the adventures of boy-genius Dexter.


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Any other references belong to their respective owners, no copyright infringement is intended by this podcast.
The Doctor Who title music was originally composed by Ron Grainer. The version used in this episode was arranged by Peter Howell.

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