First off, quick production note: For whatever reason, I kept calling Malorie Blackman “Marjorie Blackman” in my review. And I have no idea why. I might’ve just been nervous from not having recorded in so long. Or I might’ve been struggling with having less notes in front of me than I usually do. I’m not sure. Either way, I deeply apologize for getting her name wrong. How embarrassing!

Anyway, aside from all that, this is honestly a difficult episode for me to publish. As I stated in my ‘State of the Podcast’ blog post, I try my very best to keep things on my show (mostly) positive and try to look for the best in the show. But, at the end of the day, I also have to be honest about my reactions and so, after a lot of soul searching, I made this episode chatting about my feelings in regards to Series 11. And, yes, many of those feelings are negative. So, if that’s something you’re avoiding, being that my intention is to not kill people’s squee, this might possibly be an episode to skip. I do hope you give it a listen, though. I did my best to frame my criticisms as fairly as I could and also tried my best not to devolve into just mindless ranting.

Also, on a positive note, I discuss what is on the horizon for my show, with a series where I’m going to be rejuvenating the podcast by indulging in far more positive chats about my favorite show.

Anyway, again, I hope you will all join me as I talk about through some pretty hard feelings from this past season of Doctor Who — along with some bonus Happy Fandom Time squee in there, to temper any angst, of course!

Glad to have you all aboard and do enjoy the ride (it’s going to be a bit of a bumpy one)!

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Episode 30 – Don’t Kill the Vibe, Graham: Series 11 Overview

Table of Contents:
0:00:00 – Opening and Welcome
0:05:38 – Happy Fandom Time
0:13:00 – Discussion of Series 11 (Overall Thoughts & Episode Breakdowns)
1:19:33 – Goodbye, Thanks, and Outro!

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Notes:

Opening audio clips from the Fifth Doctor serial ‘Terminus’ and the Tenth Doctor serial ‘The Shakespeare Code’, copyright BBC. The female robot voice was from ‘2nd Speech Center’ text-to-voice software. ‘Doctor Who’ theme was by ViolinistBAKA, link provided above.