The Doctor Who Show S02 E01

January 29, 2017

Rob discusses Doctor Who with super-sub Paul Scoones (author, The Comic Strip Companion), filling in for David while he's away in the United Kingdom.

Along the way, they cover:

- Listener emails from JR Southall and Richard Nolan

- "Alternative facts" and a quote from 1977 Doctor Who

- 18 years since Paul helped find The Lion episode of The Crusade

- Power of the Daleks; discussion of the animated story and colour version

- Discussion of the omni-rumour and missing episodes in general

- Doctor Who comics - lengthy discussion following DWM reprint of a 1970s strip

- Doctor Who Magazine 508 - The 70s issue including Terrance Dicks and Katy Manning

- Happy 83rd birthday to Tom Baker!

- Star Wars: The Last Jedi, discussion of the title and Star Wars in general

- Star Wars: Rebels Blu-ray rant and discussion of retail pricing in NZ

- Part two of Richard Nolan's email and discussion of his top five TV series: 1) Gigantor. 2) Battle of the Planets. 3) Monkey. 4) Sweet and Sour. 5) The Young Ones.

- Paul raises Under the Mountain, a 1979 children's book by NZ writer Maurice Gee, adapted into a 1981 television miniseries and a 2009 film. Rob remembers the miniseries warmly from childhood and shares an anecdote about doing a book report on it.

- Do hang around after the credits, won't you?

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