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Episode 197: 2008 Was 10 Years Ago

Everything we talk about happened 10 years ago.

Donna Noble has been saved oh shit no wait that’s the wrong story. Spoilers, sweetie. No in this one Donna saves people, like 4 of them, she forces the Doctor to. Easy mistake to make, I just swapped it around. It’s Fires of Pompeii, written by James Moran and aired on April 12, 2008.


Show-notes:


2:18 Some good Greek and Roman fonts at dafont.com. I’m sure you can tell which is which.
10:19 It was Rome.
13:52 Here’s what Phil Davis has been in. Mostly a lot of British TV stuff.
14:15 Evelina, or the the History of a Young Lady’s Entrance into the World is an epistolary novel by Frances Burney.
14:32 Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson.
17:18 Watch the “new” Icredibles 2 trailer here.
29:55 More info about the eruption of Vesuvius.

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Episode 16: Same Universe According to Chris Boucher

We all know Chris is the end all be all on this argument.

Chris Boucher is still in control this week. Thankfully. It’s good to have a respite from Terry Nation right? I mean, the one episode alone was good but to be able to get two in a row (more!) is a fantastic little gift. It’s Weapon, written by Chris Boucher and aired on January 23, 1979.


Show-notes:


6:29 Lesley Judd shows you how to make a teleport bracelet in this Blue Peter segment.


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Episode 196: Trust Your Moptor

Everyone needs a mop, much the same way everyone needs a thneed.

It’s the beginning of the end. Russell T. is on his way out, he practically has one foot out of the door already, it’s his final season. He’s probably already given up actually, it’s just over now. It’s Partners in Crime, written by Russell T. Davies and aired on April 5, 2008.


Show-notes:


1:37 And what they’re referring to is Don Cheadle replacing Terrence Howard.
1:49 Check out our Blake’s 7 podcast Zenith.
21:20 They’re just called window cleaning platforms.
34:20 Official song about Stacy’s mom. Unfortunately doesn’t include her mourning her daughter’s death.

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Episode 15: Luke Skywalker Cosplay

Everyone in my family has the force or something I don’t remember the quote anymore.

Finally Terry gave up on writing stories for Blake’s 7. Only took him 14 damn episodes to finally hand the reigns over to someone else. Although arguably the reigns didn’t go very far, just like, one seat to the right. To Christ Boucher. It’s Shadow, written by Chris Boucher and aired on January 16, 1979.


Show-notes:


14:10 Logan’s Run was a novel at first, then it was adapted into a movie and a tv series that came out a year before Blake’s 7.
16:24 Blake’s 7 in Character is a new Blake’s 7 podcast.
17:53 Dark Matter is a tv series.
26:10 Vaster than Empires and More Slow is a story by Ursula Le Guin.
52:10 Benny’s 7.
53:34 Space Fall is another new Blake’s 7 podcast.
54:54 Not going to bother looking up which podcast actually said this, but Shake and Blake is probably the first Blake’s 7 podcast ever.


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Episode 195: Space Gold

So over here we have the latin– space gold. Almost got sued right there.

This week one of us watches Time Crash, while the other doesn’t. That has to be a first for this show. I’m almost certain it is. After that we both actually watched the episode for the week, so that’s good at least. It’s Voyage of the Damned, written by Russell T. Davies and aired on December 25, 2007.


Show-notes:


8:36 Wikipedia has a really extensive article on Kylie Minogue so her discography and entire career should be here.
16:35 Learn how to make your own Blake’s 7 teleporter bracelet from this Blue Peter segment.
19:02 Urban Dictionary has our backs. As always.
20:01 This is the millionth time I have posted this meteor/meteorite/comet chart thing, and I have become exceedingly efficient at it.


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Episode 17.5: Better Red than Dead

Well, here I go adopting communism again.

It’s been panned by fans and newcomers alike, it’s Triple Play! No, wait. It’s Indiana Jones. That’s right, I’m sorry. Who can really tell the difference with that reaction though? It’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, written by David Koepp and released on May 22, 2008.


Show-notes:


6:01 Never even heard of The Post, but at least it looks better than Ready Player One.
11:17 Here’s all the stuff David Koepp wrote.
12:08 And here’s all the stuff Harrison Ford has been in. Guess you don’t need to do much when you have all that Lucasfilm money.
18:00 According to the Indiana Jones wiki, it is Shia.
31:51 Possibly Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb.


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Episode 14: Blake’s on a Plane

I’m tired of this monday to… wait I’ve used this before.

This week we move from Series A into Series B, which means we’re past a quarter way now. This are going to get pretty different around here, we’ve finally gotta Terry Nation out of the writer’s chair, just not yet. No, first we have to wipe out all possibility of backstory for the Liberator. It’s Redemption, written by Terry Nation and aired on January 9, 1979.


Show-notes:


13:21 What does God need with a starship? Heck if I know.
32:11 Another Star Trek thing, the Borg are cyborgs I guess. Possibly kind of like the Voord from Doctor Who. The more detailed Big Finish Voord I mean. Not the guys in wetsuits Voord from Key of Marinus.
40:40 Mostly Made Up Doctor Who Episode Guide is one of the best Doctor Who podcasts ever. Too bad I had to unsubscribe since they thought 42 was just ok.
44:48 If you somehow don’t know, Radio Free Skaro is probably the most popular/famous Doctor Who podcast out there.
44:57 Here’s the Suzan Farmer “tribute” thing.
45:41 Check out Triple Play, a podcast where we discuss movie trilogies.
47:07 Also check out Trust Your Doctor, our Doctor Who podcast.

Other Blake’s 7 podcasts to check out:
Space Fall
Down and Safe
Blake’s 7 in Character
Shake and Blake


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Episode 194: Some Semblance of a Budget

And to think we’ve come far since the days of styrofoam avalanches … but not that far.

This is the longest episode we’ve put out in a long time. It’s over an hour and a half long, and somehow it’s actually sort of interesting for the entire episode, which is really saying something. Remember our War Games episode? Good times. It’s Utopia, The Sound of Drums, and Last of the Time Lords, written by Russell T. Davies and aired on June 16, 23 and 30th, 2007.


Show-notes:


11:58 Stop Crying Your Heart Out is really one of Oasis’ worst songs.
27:26 Yeah, Derek Jacobi has a pretty extensive career.
29:03 As does John Simm.
50:35 Rose gets a TARDIS key in Aliens of London.
1:03:13 Here’s the scene from Watchmen. And here’s the equally-bad one from Ironman.
1:06:01 Tom Ellis is Lucifer. Lucifer is Tom Ellis.
1:09:48 Rolanda Hooch is played by Zoe Wanamaker, who plays Cassandra in series 1 and 2.
1:13:26 Plo Koon. He’s Plo Koon.
1:18:26 The mirror universe from Star Trek sounds pretty “cool” I guess.

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(One and Done) Episode 1: Don’t Listen to This

This is not a joke, we’re done with Doctor Who.

Let the past die, kill it if you have to. And we did. Trust Your Doctor is dead. I’m sorry if you liked the show, but it’s done now. We’re going to replace it with a podcast that has much less overhead, it takes less time to make, and edit, and is just generally easier. Sorry. This week we review Trust Your Doctor Episode 1, which released on January 24, 2014.


Show-notes:


0:20 Trust Your Doctor is dead. Long live One and Done.
1:01 Zenith is still going though.
1:32 RIP in pieces 42 to Doomsday.
1:36 Never heard of Complete Menagerie.
6:50 Here’s The Great Titanic Conspiracy on Amazon if you want to get it for some reason.


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Episode 13: Absolutely No Information That Could Be of Any Value At All

That’s what you came here for, and we delivered.

This week we’re finishing up the first series of Blake’s 7. Can you believe that that means we’re a quarter of the way through the entire show already? That’s really concerning, where did the time go? It’s Orac, written by Terry Nation and aired on March 27, 1978.


Show-notes:


2:54 The Captain’s Log is a log cut from a 2500 year-old Californian redwood.
7:02 They all sound different.
13:47 Check out our Doctor Who podcast Trust Your Doctor. Please. It needs listenership.
25:41 Yeah Paul Greengrass directed The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum and put a ton of shaky cam in them. The Bourne TV movie is still good by the way.


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