Steven Schapansky (Radio Free Skaro, The Memory Cheats) and Erika Ensign (Verity!, The Incomparable, Total Party Kill, The Audio Guide to Babylon 5) are married Doctor Who fans (who also co-produce a fiction podcast for Uncanny Magazine). This is a podcast where they watch every Doctor Who story ever made, from start to finish. Each episode is recorded live.

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Colony in Space 3

Steven and Erika continue the one-episode-per-episode pace, if only to savour this story, which Erika is enjoying mightily! There is also a lengthy tangent on the Doctor Who viewing preferences of one Frank Skinner. Because why not?

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky

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Colony in Space 2

Erika and Steven continue through this many-layered story. A thickening plot! A robot! An unfortunately dated reference! A disappointingly not-terrible haircut! So much to dig into, and we’re just two episodes in!

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


Colony in Space 1

Steven and Erika move along to a story Erika knows pretty much nothing about. It’s a “and now for something completely different” episode of Doctor Who. The TARDIS works (if a little strangely)! It’s not on Earth! Time Lords?!?!!

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Claws of Axos 4

Erika and Steven finally get back to watching this Doctor Who serial from 1971. Sadly (for Erika, at least), they also have to listen to it.

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Claws of Axos 3

Steven and Erika watch another single episode of this Jon Pertwee story from 1971. But let’s be real, this one is really all about the Master.

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Claws of Axos 2

Erika and Steven trip through more psychedelic Doctor Who shenanigans. And the terrible haircut pays off!

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Claws of Axos 1

Steven and Erika dive into a story Erika has never seen before, but she somehow knows about many of its characters—the good, the bad, the unfortunate, and the bad-haircutted.

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Mind of Evil 6

Erika and Steven finish off a delightful story with many great moments. Perfect cap to a lovely Christmas day!

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Mind of Evil 4-5

Steven and Erika are full of Christmas dinner and ready to settle in for some Doctor Who. Erika delights in the subtlety of the performances. Steven likes the ACTION.

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Mind of Evil 2-3

Erika and Steven plow ahead and watch a couple more episodes because what’s more Christmas-festive than prison riots and dragon-based attempted murder?

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


The Mind of Evil 1

Steven and Erika, after a break that’s long (even for them), return to celebrate Christmas with some forced mind-alteration in a prison! Tis the season!

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky

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