Monday, December 03, 2018

Ep 096: Space Amazon

In this episode we review the Thirteenth Doctor story Kerblam!

In our review, we look at this take on working conditions and automation. Do we think the conclusion supports the messages of the rest of the episode? Does automation always have to lead to conditions like this? What is Jessica’s favourite plot hole?


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Friday, November 30, 2018

Ep 095: Time to Remember

In this episode we review the Thirteenth Doctor story Demons of the Punjab.

In our review, we look at this second historical of the series. What did we think of the development of Yaz and her family? What did we think of the aliens, and their part in the story? What did we think of how the story used a family’s conflict to illustrate the impact of the historical event?

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Ep 094: That Pting You Do

In this episode we review the Thirteenth Doctor story The Tsuranga Conundrum.

In our review, we look at this story. What did we think of the plot, and how it was resolved? Did we like the idea of the Pting? How about the messages of hope and imagination that were present in the episode?


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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Ep 093: Caricatures, Cyphers, and Cynicism

In this episode we review the Thirteenth Doctor story Arachnids in the UK.

In our review, we look at this creepy episode. Did the plot and the giant spiders work for us? What did we think of our introduction to Yaz’s family, and how the relationships between the companions are developing? And how do we think queer representation in the series is being handled so far?


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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ep 092: Correct Change Only

In this episode we review the Thirteenth Doctor story Rosa.

In our review, we look at this historical episode. What did we think about this historical story with no aliens, the way events were shown and how the Tardis team reacted to them?

Links:
Who Watch: Time and Relative Blackness In Space: https://blackgirlscreate.podbean.com/e/tarbis-season-2-episode-3-rosa/
Woke Doctor Who: http://wokedoctorwho.com
Review by Tai Gooden: https://www.hypable.com/doctor-who-11x03-rosa-review/

Rosa Parks: https://www.blogtorwho.com/rosa-vs-reality-did-doctor-who-get-it-right/
Bristol Bus Boycott: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_Bus_Boycott
Fighting racial segregation in Canada: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_Desmond

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Ep 091: Monument Rally

In this episode we review the Thirteenth Doctor story The Ghost Monument.

In our review, we look at the developing relationships between the Doctor and her friends. Do we like what we’re seeing in the new Tardis team? What did we think of Angstrom and Epzo, particularly how Epzo contrasted with the Doctor? Are we happy with the new Tardis?


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Friday, October 19, 2018

Ep 090: Grounded

In this episode we review the THIRTEENTH Doctor story The Woman who Fell to Earth.

In our review, we discuss the new Doctor’s premiere. How do we think Jodie does on her first outing, and what kind of Doctor do we think she will be? What do we think of the relationships set up between the new companions? What things do we like, and where do we think the show might go from here?


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Thursday, October 04, 2018

Ep 089: Am I A Good Man?

In this episode we review the Third Doctor story The Ambassadors of Death and have a discussion about the Twelfth Doctor.

In our review of The Ambassadors of Death, we talk about how this story shows human space exploration. What did we think of Liz Shaw's role in the story and the relationship she has with the Doctor? Who were the real antagonists in this story? Did this story really need seven parts?

In our discussion, we look back at the Twelfth Doctor, and how he has changed over his three series. What did we like and dislike about his characterization? What did we think of his relationships with his companions? Do we think he lived up to his final instruction to be kind?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:48 The Ambassadors of Death review
27:42 Twelfth Doctor Discussion


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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Ep 088: Emotional Cybermen

In this episode, we review the Fifth Doctor story Earthshock and have a discussion about Bill.

In our review, we look at this end to Adric’s story. What did Jessica and Mikayla know coming into this story? Were they surprised? What did we think of the cast of characters?

For our discussion, we look back at Bill’s characterization and story arc. What did we love about Bill? Where did we have concerns about how she was treated? Why did she so soon?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:55 Earthshock
32:32 Bill Discussion

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Ep 087: Face To Face


In this episode, we review the Ninth Doctor story Boom Town and the Torchwood story Captain Jack Harkness.

In our review of Boom Town, we discuss this often overlooked story. What did we think of the return of the Slitheen? Do we think the story did a good job handling the moral issues it raised? Did the contrasting tones of the story work for us?

For our Captain Jack Harkness review, we discuss the team dynamic, and what happens during this time of a power vacuum. What does the caretaker want, and how do we interpret his actions? How someone's complicated history is related to the people that surround them, and how Jack handed a very public coming out situation.

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:48 Boom Town
33:31 Captain Jack Harkness

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Ep 086: Timehash

In this episode, we review the Sixth Doctor story Timelash.

In our review of Timelash, we discuss this two-part Classic story. What did we think of how this story manipulates time? Did we think the story makes sense, or are there too many plot holes? What did we think of Herbert’s role in the story?

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Ep 085: Dress for the Occasion

In this episode, we review the Fourth Doctor story The Ribos Operation, and discuss cosplay.

In our review of The Ribos Operation, we see the beginning of the Key to Time story arc. What did we think of the introduction of the introduction of Romana 1, and her relationship to the 4th Doctor? How do the local politics feed into the multiple cons going on, and where do we see the gray in the Black and White Guardians?

In our discussion we talk about the degrees of cosplay, the Cosplay is not Consent concept, cross-play and the differences between cosplay, drag and LARP. What is our personal history with cosplay, and and what do we hope for for the next generation of cosplay now that we have a female Doctor?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:47 The Ribos Operation Review
30:29 Cosplay Discussion


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Friday, May 18, 2018

Ep 084: The Curse of the Late Episodes

In this episode, we review the Eleventh Doctor story The Curse of the Black Spot, the Third Doctor story The Curse of Peladon.

In our review of The Curse of the Black Spot, we discuss if this story makes any sense. Is it full of aggravating plot holes, or just fun?

For The Curse of Peladon, we discuss this political story. What did we think of the pacing and the aliens? How do we feel about the role Jo plays in this story?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:48 The Curse of the Black Spot review
29:04 The Curse of Peladon Review

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Monday, April 09, 2018

Ep 083: The Curse of Bad Representation

In this episode, we review the Seventh Doctor story The Curse of Fenric, and have a discussion about the representation of physical disability in Doctor Who.

In our review of The Curse of Fenric, we try to figure out just what happened in this story. What did we think of the relationship between Ace and the Doctor? Does this version of Doctor Who vampires work for us?

In our discussion, we examine the representation of physical disability in Doctor Who, and in media more generally. What are some examples of good representation, and where do things go wrong?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:57 The Curse of Fenric review
31:59 Representation of physical disability discussion


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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

#WhoAgainstGuns

Jessica and Mikayla are participating in the #WhoAgainstGuns campaign raising money for organizations that work to end gun violence.




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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Ep 082: Friendships Old and New

In this episode, we review the Tenth Doctor story School Reunion, and discuss devaluing friendship and the impact this has on aromantic representation.'

In our review, we discuss Sarah Jane’s return to Doctor Who. How did we think her character compared to what we expected from Classic Who? What did we think of the interactions between Rose and Sarah Jane? Do we want the Doctor as our physics teacher?

In our discussion, we examine how friendships are devalued in tv and in general. We look at how this impacts options for representing aromantic characters on screen, and the types of stories that are told.

Asexual and Aromantic Characters Database: http://claudiearseneault.com/?page_id=1320

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
01:23 Mikayla and Stephen are going to Gally
03:10 School Reunion review
34:49 Devaluing friendship discussion

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Ep 081: Twice Upon an Ending

In this episode, we review the Twelfth Doctor Christmas story, Twice Upon a Time.

In our review, we discuss this final episode of Capaldi’s run of playing The Doctor. What did we think of the setting, the “villain”, and the use of the First Doctor? How do we interpret Bill’s return, and what we think of the regeneration?


Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:45 Coming out is difficult
02:14 Twice Upon a Time review


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