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Handwavium: a Doctor Who podcast

A Doctor Who podcast by a fan & her Da (no, a fan & his daughter).

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Ep. 48 – Surrounded by Enemies

These episodes were directed by Frank Cox rather than Marvin Pinfield The tunnel shots reminder the OM of The Web of Fear The Ood  & Sensorites were neighbours, The Ood Sphere being in the same star system Heaven Sent & Hell Bent affirmed this episodes description of Gallifrey Joseph Conrad wrote the deeply problematic Heart of Darkness The TARDIS scanner has varied significantly across the years We are also at handwavium.net & on Twitter @handwavium

14mins

16 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Ep. 2 – This Eternal Thing

Review of S09E11 – Heaven Sent. Visit handwavium.net for show notes or follow us @handwavium

11mins

2 Dec 2015

Rank #2

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Ep. 39 – Performance Promising

Review of S08E08 – Mummy on the Orient Express. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium

11mins

26 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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Ep. 41 – Which One's Vastra?

Review of S05E09 – Cold Blood. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium on Twitter.

13mins

12 May 2019

Rank #4

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Ep. 40 – Silurian PowerPoints

Review of S05E08 – The Hungry Earth. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium

13mins

4 May 2019

Rank #5

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Ep. 45 – Blowing Up the House

Review of S01E03 – The Unquiet Dead. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us on Twitter @handwavium

12mins

5 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Ep. 44 – Automatically Cheating

Review of S04E11 – The Doctor's Daughter. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium.

13mins

22 Sep 2019

Rank #7

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Ep. 46 – One Space Lady

Review of S01 — The Sensorites E01 We play a small part in Who for Schools  & donated to The Malala Fund. Please support! This is our first First Doctor story The YW was reminded of Tom Baker & Matt Smith And preferred him here to The Daleks & An Unearthly Child But she wasn't Actually Grooving to this theme Listen to Verity on Susan, including the Deb Stanish interview with Carole Ann Ford (not Caroline, OM) The YW was distracted by Barbara Wright’s hair And has thoughts about Victoria in The Krotons The OM thinks Delia Derbyshire’s arrangment of the theme is still best We are also at handwavium.net & on Twitter @handwavium

9mins

19 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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Ep. 43 – Talking to the Veil

Review of S07E11 – The Crimson Horror. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium

10mins

7 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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Ep. 47 – Very Clever TARDIS

Review of S01 – The Sensorites E02-04 Cross Dressing v. The Patriachy The YW found the use of stage whispers off-putting We’d recently watched this JFK speech The TARDIS translation circuit was first touched mentioned in The Masque of Mandragora but features more heavily in New Who Clara spoke German in Cold War We are also at handwavium.net & on Twitter @handwavium

12mins

2 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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Ep. 38 – Skip the King Bits

Review of S09 — The Curse of Peladon (E4). Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium

7mins

20 Apr 2019

Rank #11

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Ep. 42 – You Stole My Line

Review of S06E09 – Night Terrors. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium

11mins

25 Aug 2019

Rank #12

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Ep. 37 – Atmospheric Outside Shot

Review of S09 – The Curse of Peladon (E2-3). Visit handwavium.met for show notes & follow us @handwavium

9mins

31 Mar 2019

Rank #13

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Ep. 36 – Interstitial Beam Locator

Review of S09 — The Curse of Peladon E01. Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium

10mins

28 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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Ep. 35 – Genuine Surprise Dalek

Review of S11 New Year Special – Resolution Visit handwavium.net for show notes & follow us @handwavium

17mins

18 Jan 2019

Rank #15

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Ep. 34 – Deep Pockets

Review of S11E09 – It Takes You Away. Visit handwavium.net for show notes or follow us @handwavium

14mins

23 Dec 2018

Rank #16

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Ep. 33 – I'm In / Me Too

Review of S11E06 – Demons of the Punjab Visit handwavium.net for show notes or follow us @handwavium

9mins

1 Dec 2018

Rank #17

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Ep. 32 – Very Doctor, Very Different

Review of S11 E01 — The Woman Who Fell to Earth Visit handwavium.net for show notes or follow us @handwavium

17mins

6 Nov 2018

Rank #18

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Ep. 31 – Vanity Issues

Review of S04E12 – The Stolen Earth. Visit handwavium.net for show notes or follow us @handwavium

10mins

19 Mar 2017

Rank #19

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Ep. 26 – It's Always Bad Wolf

Review of S04E11 – Turn Left. Visit handwavium.net for show notes or follow us @handwavium

10mins

18 Dec 2016

Rank #20