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     Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 51    
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Tuesday, September 05 2006 @ 12:40 AM EDT
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    DW: Podshock

    Episode 51 of Doctor Who: Podshock is now available.

    "I love humans... always seeing patterns in things that aren't there."

    Note: This episode was recorded on Sunday, the 19th of August, 2006.

    Doctor Who: Podshock
    Episode 51
    For the Week of the 21st of August 2006

    Running Time: 1:42:35

    Special Doctor Who Video Movie 10 Year Anniversary Episode

    In this episode:

    News - 2006 Series Confirmed on the Sci-Fi Channel and in North America, 2007 Series New Costumes, Freema Interview online, Piper Christmas Rumours, Returning Companion in 2007, and Meat Loaf Cooking in the TARDIS?

    Features - Review of the 1996 Paul McGann Doctor Who Video Movie DVD.

    Feedback - Kenneth thoughts on a biomechanical TARDIS, David in the US, Rune reports on Doctor Who on Norwegian TV, Yong-jin in South Korea, and Victor in New Jersey, US.

    Promos - FOX-TV and BBC promos spots for the 1996 Doctor Who TVM.

    Doctor Who: Podshock features the latest Doctor Who news and discussions from both US and UK perspectives. Hosted by Ken Deep and Louis Trapani in the US and James Naughton in the UK, with segments by correspondents in Australia and Canada.

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    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 51
    Authored by: tarashnat on Wednesday, September 06 2006 @ 09:46 AM EDT

    Yes, I find it interesting, that many of the elements that the TV movie was panned for, the new series has incorporated, and it has been praised for them, or at least there has been no fan backlash to those elements. Like you say, there were flaws, but on the whole, this movie does maintain the flavor of Doctor Who. I personally feel that some of the earlier ideas might have made a better story, but who knows how that would have looked on screen in a final product.

    You guys should read the two books that discuss the making of the movie to get a better perspective on the difficulties involved in getting what we got to the point where we have images on celluloid. The N-th Doctor goes through the various incarnations of the script, and some synopsis of other concurrent projects. Regeneration goes into the behind the scenes stuff. These two are interesting reads for those who want to get a better idea on how we got to the movie that was broadcast in May of 1996.


    Do try the chips...

    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 51
    Authored by: petricat on Thursday, September 07 2006 @ 06:13 PM EDT
    I just wanted to mention that when you were discussing the feedback on ways to get the DVD's, you left out Netflix as a source. They have 42 Doctor Who video titles covering all of the Doctors, except Paul McGann, and they also have the Peter Cushing movies.

    I'm using Netflix to reintroduce the classic series to my 14 year old son who loves the new series. He thinks the effects are cheesy, but he likes the stories.

    Also for missing episodes check out itunes audiobooks. Many of the Hartnell and Troughton episodes lost on video are available as audiobooks - actual BBC audio - with linking narration. We listened to Dalek Masterplan just recently - a legendary story that I'd always wanted to "see".

    Diane Wilshere
    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 51
    Authored by: Mawdryn on Friday, September 08 2006 @ 08:56 PM EDT
    Great podshock guys! I have fond memories of watching the movie in 1996. Looking back it really does fit into the evolution of the series. In a way, I'm glad it didn't succeed because if it had we probably would not have had the rebirth of the series that we're enjoying now. Still, I would have loved to have seen more adventures of the 8th Doctor. Who knows, maybe someone (are you listening George Lucas) could one day do a special edition that replaces Eric Roberts as the Master!
    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 51
    Authored by: Doctor Whoovie on Thursday, September 21 2006 @ 09:16 AM EDT
    Just a few thought on the return of Rose in series three. Wouldn't it be good if the "L+M" episode of series three (i.e. without the Doctor and Martha) featured Rose/Torchwood in Pete's world. She could be attempting to contact the Doctor or investigating a Void crossing phenominon. Alternatively she could meet Pete's World's Doctor (perhaps a previous incarnation Eccleston/McGann (even one of the Bakers, Davidson, McCoy (or Rowan Atkinson)). In the alternate universe differences in age/appearance etc can be explained away.

    Unlikely, but just a thought and could explain how Billie is in series three without too much work commitment, or overshadowing Martha.


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    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 51
    Authored by: sigma feit on Wednesday, September 27 2006 @ 02:32 AM EDT
    Nice review. It was a shame that we never got a real season of McGann, probably the best doctor since Tom Baker [Eccelston is great too, but haven't seen Tennant yet], but at least we have Big Finish. But i found it odd that the companion from the movie was not brought up in the Podshock. Exquisitely lovely Daphne Ashbrook was delightful as the companion. She was a strong and capable character, even to the point of suggesting the Dr. stay with her at the end of the movie when he asks her to go with him, and they had a really great chemistry. She also has the distinction of being the only real american companion [both Nicola Bryant and John Barrowman are only half]. Also she's the only person to do both Dr. Who and Star Trek [DS9}. Anyway, she definitly deserved mention in the review.