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Doctor Who: Prepare the Timelash!!

Nov 25, 2020

Rombrom sabaluma sssSSSS!!! Great Morgo be praised, Ken & Mike continue their look at "Trial of a Timelord" this month, as they tackle "Mindwarp"! Among other things, they discuss the awesomeness of Brian Blessed, Sil as a second banana, and why the story's courtroom banter is something out of an argument clinic. Also,...


Oct 28, 2020

Order in the court, Sagacity? Yes, Ken & Mike have finally gotten to "The Trial of a Time Lord" as they examine its first story, "The Mysterious Planet"! Among many other things, they talk about some of the inherent problems of the Trial concept, just what the "L" in the name of the L1 robot actually stands for, and...


Sep 30, 2020

This month, "Prepare the Timelash!!" becomes "The Commander Maxil Show", as Ken & Mike look at "Arc of Infinity", featuring Colin Baker's first appearance on Doctor Who! Besides discussing things like why Nyssa is so awesome in this story, why Gallifreyan lore is better left mysterious, and the Castellan's...


Show Notes for Episode 8 - Doctor in Distress

Aug 27, 2020

We talked about a lot of things in this episode, and relied on a bunch of contemporary sources (mostly books written in the late Eighties and early-to mid-Nineties) to try to get a sense of what was actually happening during the 18-month hiatus. We found the following books to be fairly good, reliable resources, and...


Aug 26, 2020

Penguin private eyes? Crazed computers? The worst New Wave song ever recorded? What in the name of Rassilon is happening here? Well, this month Ken & Mike take a look at the "Doctor in Distress" - the 18 month hiatus between Seasons 22 & 23 of Doctor Who, why it happened, and what it meant for the show. They also cover...