An awful moment at the BFI premiere of the latest Sherlock series made me think about how much more broad and welcoming Doctor Who fandom should be of its creative communities and other "outsiders."

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This one's a possible SPOILER if you've been avoiding the press for "The Time of the Doctor," as we talk about the nature of Matt Smith's upcoming regeneration.

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"The Day of the Doctor" turned our understanding of what happened during the Last Great Time War on our collective head, while somehow managing not to seriously break previous episodes' continuity. It's not a perfectly clean fit, however: there's one significant Moment of inconsistency, and a completely different portrayal of the Time Lords…

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After my first viewing of "The Day of the Doctor," I thought that it was very much in the vein of "The Five Doctors." That can be a mixed blessing: "The Five Doctors" is beloved, and successful in celebrating 20 years of DOCTOR WHO, but not an example of excellent TV drama in its own right. Much as I enjoyed "Day," was I being too hard on it?

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If I had talked about "The Night of the Doctor" right after it aired, this is what you would have heard:

"EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!"

Fortunately for us all, there will be no squeeing or wibbling in today's podcast. There will be brief consideration of the petition currently asking for even more televised Eighth Doctor goodness, though.

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"The Web of Fear," the second of the long-lost Patrick Troughton stories to be recently rediscovered: is it a directorial masterpiece, a writing misfire, or both? Recorded at Long Island Who.

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The Ood Cast are no strangers to 2MTL, but it's been a while since they've released a new episood. Why? Because they've been busy preparing The Complete Works of Gallifrey (Abridged), which will re-present every episode of the new series within an hour. It's happening on 16 November 2013 at 7:45 p.m. in the Questors Theatre. You can buy tickets now, but why not listen to Chris and Laura Sigma tell me more about it?

No, really. We recorded this during a torrential rainstorm and my wife stood outside with an umbrella to keep a mystery stream of water from splashing loudly against the recording studio window. So if you don't listen to the interview she will have suffered for nothing.

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Neil and Sue Perryman's triumphant blog experiment has spawned a thoughtful, funny, honest companion book. You should read it. (Preferably having bought it first.)

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The formerly-missing "The Enemy of the World" featuring Patrick Troughton vs. Patrick Troughton: enjoyable for nostalgia's sake, or on its own merits? Well, Troughton is awesomeness defined…

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The anticipated revelation of recovered classic Doctor Who episodes? What else is there to talk about?!

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