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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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

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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


Terror of the Autons 3-4

Erika and Steven finish the first story of season eight. So much plastic. So much action.

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


Terror of the Autons 2

Steven and Erika continue on into the Doctor-and-Jo era of Who. Why trolls? Why clowns? So many whys.

Special thanks to Listener Sam from Texas for the amazing spreadsheet!

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


Terror of the Autons 1

Erika and Steven hurl themselves headlong into season 8 of Doctor Who. Will Erika be as annoyed at the lack of Liz Shaw as she expected to be? Listen and find out!

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky


Inferno 6-7

Steven and Erika finish off season seven. What a way to go out. Erika’s feelings upon completing Jon Pertwee’s first season are surprising, mostly to her.

Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky

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