Doctor Who: The Journey #4: The Keys of Marinus

Doctor Who: William Hartnell in court from Keys of Marinus

Weirdest. Inherit the Wind. Production. Ever.

The Story So Far: Intrepid pop culture adventurers PhantomV48 and Fleshvine have decided to make the long trek through the history of Doctor Who, starting all the way back at jump. They take up their adventure and continue with the madness…

Our Gang lands in a miniature TARDI…what? Oh, it’s been almost a year since we’ve put out one of these? Yes, well, time is funny that way. Especially when you’re writing about a time travel show! Anywho…

Our Gang lands in a miniature TARDIS at a beach that’s full of chunks of glass with a sea made of acid. After wandering aimlessly around this environment, they happen upon a group of one-man submarines. Meanwhile they’re being stalked by a guy in a scuba suit…no, seriously, flippers and all. Susan gets scared, runs off, and falls through a rotating door in a building, because that’s what she’s good at. The group heads up to the building to find her, and soon ends up going through the same rotating door.

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Doctor Who: The Journey #3: Edge of Destruction & Marco Polo

William Hartnell as Doctor Who, with head bandage

This is an incredibly futuristic auto-disinfecting bandage The Doctor is wearing. It's most certainly not a scrap of poncho fabric around his head. It's just not.

The Story So Far: Intrepid pop culture adventurers PhantomV48 and Fleshvine have decided to make the long trek through the history of Doctor Who, starting all the way back at jump. So they just met the Daleks and now they hit the next two adventures…

So, we wouldn’t be doing our jobs if we didn’t mention this outright. The Whoniverse lost a rather important figure this past month, Elisabeth Sladen, better known to fans as Sarah Jane Smith. Though it’ll be quite sometime before we meet her in these travels, we certainly know her character and her impact on the show. She’s without a doubt the most famous of The Doctor’s companions; for many the first–and for many still, the favorite. Far better words have been said about this, some on this very website, so we’ll just direct you to those and continue on our mission.

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By | 2017-09-24T22:41:09+00:00 May 4th, 2011|Doctor Who: The Journey|1 Comment

Doctor Who: The Journey #2: The Daleks

Doctor Who: Daleks: Violate!

VIOLATE!! VIOLATE!!

The Story So Far: Intrepid pop culture adventurers PhantomV48 and Fleshvine have decided to make the long trek through the history of Doctor Who, starting all the way back at jump. So they just met the First Doctor in “An Unearthly Child” and now they make the second stop on their journey…

The Daleks

(Told in seven parts: “The Dead Planet,” “The Survivors,” “The Escape,” “The Ambush,” “The Expedition,” “The Ordeal,” and “The Rescue.”)

PhantomV48: So, they break these guys out pretty early, huh? When we last left our heroes–

Fleshvine: –and Susan The Whiny–

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Doctor Who: The Journey #1: An Unearthly Child

DJ Doctor Hartnell from An Unearthly Child

Back row: Ian, Barbara, Carol. Front: Dokter Hartnell: The Mad DJ.

Here’s a new entry into our array of pop culture excavation and analysis. PhantomV48, animator and bon vivant, has decided to plunge into the world of Doctor Who. And run the entire length of it. Knowing that this is not a journey to take alone, he is joined in his adventure by his fiancee, Fleshvine (co-host of the Kinky and the Geek podcast). They’ve packed supplies, a compass, and a bunch of coffee. Here they begin their journey. Wish them luck.

PhantomV48: Doctor Who has been around for 48 years. 48 years. More than half of the people reading this haven’t been alive that long; neither of us have.

Fleshvine: I’m closer than you are, babycakes.

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By | 2017-09-24T22:42:26+00:00 March 29th, 2011|Doctor Who: The Journey|5 Comments