Separated from his companion, Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman), at the underwater mining base, the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) travels back in time on the same spot to 1980, in an effort to learn what caused the events in 2119. But the situation becomes perilous, and the Doctor will come face-to-face with The Fisher King.
During TARDISblend 89, we discuss the breaking of the 4th wall in Episode 9.4 “Before The Flood” of Doctor Who, leading to the underlying theme of this story: the Bootstrap Paradox. We also look into the thematic elements that may play into the story arc for Series 9, and talk about Corey Taylor from Slipknot making his debut as the “roar of the Fisher King” in this episode.
All this and more on the latest TARDISblend podcast!
Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The BLENDOVER Podcast and The Heavy Metal Historian Podcast) and geek journalist Tom Cheredar of Gigaom, TARDISblend is a podcast that takes a look at the ongoing adventures in the Doctor Who Universe – as Peter Capaldi makes his journey as the Doctor!
Our Episode Ratings This Season
|01. The Magician’s Apprentice
||9 out of 10
|02. The Witch’s Familiar
||8 out of 10
|03. Under the Lake
||8 out of 10
|04. Before the Flood
||Listen above to find out!
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Intro Clip features a sample of Doctor Who Theme – Metal Version by Beyond The Epilogue – listen here]
Closing Clip features a sample of Doctor Who Meets Metal by Eric Calderone – view here]
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