head
head head head
Home Contact RSS Feed
News   •   Features   •   Reviews   •   Podcasts   •   Contests   •   Contact Us   •   About Us
The Doctor Who TARDISblend 55: The Power Of Three
cGt2099   |  

Doctor Who TARDISblend Banner Series 7a 2012

Subscribe to the Podcast: RSS | iTunes | Stitcher
Discuss us on Twitter: #TARDISblend

Doctor Who Series 7 continues in a story told from the perspective of the Ponds, the Earth has become plagued by the mysterious appearance of black cubes across the planet. The Doctor (Matt Smith) begins an investigation into the cubes, with the assistance of some old friends with UNIT, only to find… nothing!

The cubes offer no clues to their appearance, but the Doctor can’t shake the feeling that they represent a grave danger to humanity…

During TARDISblend 55, we discuss the penultimate Pond story in the Doctor Who universe entitled The Power Of Three, told completely from the perspective of Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill). We also take a look at the guest appearances in this episode, with Kate Stewart (Jemma Redgrave) fulfilling the role of the daughter of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (played by Nicholas Courtney in the Classic Doctor Who series), and the surprising and fun cameos that showed up as well.

Aside from the Brigadier connection, we also examine some of the other Classic Doctor Who references in this episode, including the mention of a classic villain we hope will actually return on screen someday. And finally, as always, we take a look at some comments from our listeners, and provide some Classic Doctor Who recommendations to our listners.

All this and more on the latest TARDISblend!

Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The Social Blend Podcast) and geek journalist Tom Cheredar, TARDISblend is a podcast that takes a look at the ongoing adventures in the Doctor Who Universe – as Matt Smith makes his journey as the Eleventh Doctor!

Podcast

TARDISblend Show Links and Sources

[Doctor Who music and clips: copyright BBC - used under Fair Use]

  • TransmatTrev

    Hi Guys, It’s your man in Havana, the Tin Dog ;)

    As you said in the last podcast, the introduction of Kate Stuart!!! Mz Redgrave (sibling of British Film Aristocracy), God bless you Sir Micheal, gave that character Real gravitas. She’s gotta be a must, down the road.
    On the whole, yes a 7 out of 10 episode, but the Shakri are too good to be a throw-away, hopefully this is a new race to be challenged in the future.

    (Let me take a minute here just to say. How COOL has this show got?
    when the likes of the Redgraves, Diana Rigg, Dalton etc and all of the Royal Shakespear Company are queueing up at the door to do a cameo)
    So lets keep all of our criticisms in perspective here boys cos its all BRILLIANT! really.

    I digress, So this time next week Greg, we will know if your Wibbly wobbly theory was correct. I think that you’ve definitly got something there though.
    I agreed with all who said that the pay off money shot (everything getting soniced and fixed) in Cubed was a bit of a let down, as the journey geitimg there was sooo good.

    Alas, we run into the same ol’ problem as Mercy.
    Blockbuster plot-line v Time ? There is something special about 2 parters….
    (a cliff-hanger. an extra 45 minutes to “flesh out” the characterisation and plot, I hear you say) that Moffat has body-swerved this season, whoops! I mean series. I went all American there, did you notice? ;) because of criticism about series 6 being too complex. But 2 parters serve a valuable function. I think that it is wrong to forgo the 90 minute format as they too can be Blockbusters.

    And finally, the Jackson/Gayman Spectacular YES, YES, YES, YES, YES!
    i just know that this 50th thang is gonna be FANTASTIC.
    Well it had better be, as I’ve waited 49 years for it ;)
    Episode 1, 1963 at my daddy’s knee. Oh the good ol’ days…..(Old Fanboy)
    So its bina long time a cumin’

    Anyway guys, hope you enjoy number 5 and remember,

    “We’ll always have Manhattan”

    TT

  • TransmatTrev

    WHOOPS! I nearly forgot. Here’s a cupla goodies from the good old UK.

    Episode 1 of the FAST SHOW featuring Rory’s dad and sadly,

    the final episode featuring none other than your own Johnny Depp.
    I bet you get hooked ;) Enjoy, its all there on Youtube. TT

  • TransmatTrev

    Bye bye Ponds.
    I felt that both Amy and Rory served their purpose extremely well over the past two and a half years, but their final episode, for all it was brilliantly shot and acted, I felt that the “over-hype” of this farewell spioled my enjoyment of the Angels take Manhattan.
    Hopefully, in the future, the Weeping Angels take a long sabatical and the rest of series 7 storylines are not too driven by “DarlekGirl”.
    But Rose’s heartbreaking farewell still remains at the top of the “Sob-Factor” for me.
    C u @ Xmas lads
    TT

  • Pingback: Social Blend » Blog Archive » Blend of Tonatiuh

Previous Article
Next Article
«
»
Around the Web
Geeks of Doom on Instagram Follow Geeks of Doom on Tumblr
Geeks of Doom on YouTube Geeks of Doom on Pinterest
Geeks of Doom Email Digest Geeks of Doom RSS Feed
Google
Amazon.com
Check out all of our current contests listings
Check out all of our current contests listings
space
space
The Drill Down Podcast TARDISblend Podcast Skull-Face Island Movie Podcast
BlendoveR
Get Geeks of Doom Gear on CafePress
BlendoveR   ·   Cinema Blend   ·   Collider   ·   Film School Rejects   ·   First Showing   ·   io9   ·   Latino Review   ·   Screen Rant   ·   Slashfilm   ·   The Mary Sue
2520 Clothing Company
Animated  ·  Apps  ·  Art  ·  Best-Sellers  ·  Bits of Doom  ·  Blog  ·  Blu-ray  ·  Book of Geek  ·  Books  ·  Cartoons  ·  Celebrity  ·  Charity  ·  Collectibles  ·  Comics  ·  Computers  ·  Contests  ·  Conventions  ·  Deals  ·  DIY  ·  Documentary  ·  Doom Deliveries  ·  DVDs  ·  Electronics  ·  Environment  ·  Fanatic  ·  Features  ·  Gadgets  ·  Games  ·  Gear  ·  Geek Finds  ·  Geek Girls  ·  Gift Guide  ·  Holidays  ·  Humor  ·  Interviews  ·  Movies  ·  Music  ·  News  ·  News Bytes  ·  Obit  ·  Photos  ·  Podcasts  ·  Politics  ·  Poll  ·  Press Releases  ·  Recaps  ·  Reviews  ·  Rumors  ·  Science  ·  Software  ·  Sports  ·  Technology  ·  Television  ·  Theater  ·  Theme Parks  ·  Trailers  ·  Travel  ·  Video Games  ·  Videos  ·  Web Games  ·  Week of Geek  ·  Zombie Round-Up
space
January 2014  ·   December 2013  ·   November 2013  ·   October 2013  ·   September 2013  ·   August 2013  ·   July 2013  ·   June 2013  ·   May 2013  ·   April 2013  ·   March 2013  ·   February 2013  ·   January 2013  ·   December 2012  ·   November 2012  ·   October 2012  ·   September 2012  ·   August 2012  ·   July 2012  ·   June 2012  ·   May 2012  ·   April 2012  ·   March 2012  ·   February 2012  ·   January 2012  ·   December 2011  ·   November 2011  ·   October 2011  ·   September 2011  ·   August 2011  ·   July 2011  ·   June 2011  ·   May 2011  ·   April 2011  ·   March 2011  ·   February 2011  ·   January 2011  ·   December 2010  ·   November 2010  ·   Octber 2010  ·   September 2010  ·   August 2010  ·   July 2010  ·   June 2010  ·   May 2010  ·   April 2010  ·   March 2010  ·   February 2010  ·   January 2010  ·   December 2009  ·   November 2009  ·   Octber 2009  ·   September 2009  ·   August 2009  ·   July 2009  ·   June 2009  ·   May 2009  ·   April 2009  ·   March 2009  ·   February 2009  ·   January 2009  ·   December 2008  ·   November 2008  ·   Octber 2008  ·   September 2008  ·   August 2008  ·   July 2008  ·   June 2008  ·   May 2008  ·   April 2008  ·   March 2008  ·   February 2008  ·   January 2008  ·   December 2007  ·   November 2007  ·   Octber 2007  ·   September 2007  ·   August 2007  ·   July 2007  ·   June 2007  ·   May 2007  ·   April 2007  ·   March 2007  ·   February 2007  ·   January 2007  ·   December 2006  ·   November 2006  ·   Octber 2006  ·   September 2006  ·   August 2006  ·   July 2006  ·   June 2006  ·   May 2006  ·   April 2006  ·   March 2006
space
Creative Commons License
This website is licensed under
a Creative Commons License.
space
Geeks of Doom is proudly powered by WordPress.

Students of the Unusual™ comic cover used with permission of 3BoysProductions
The Mercuri Bros.™ comic cover used with permission of Prodigal Son Press

Geeks of Doom is designed and maintained by our geeky webmaster
All original content copyright ©2005-2014 Geeks of Doom
All external content copyright of its respective owner, except where noted

Privacy Policy | Contact
space
space