We're three guys and the occasional guest who love the classic Doctor Who series and try our best to love the new series too. Join us twice a month when we take you through five rounds rapid and get to the bottom of what's great, and not so great, about our favorite show.
Episode 76: Bad Reputation
Never let it be said that the GOMW crew neglect to address the burning questions of our age!
In Episode 76, Ariel and the other clowns zoom in close on the Season 2 William Hartnell serials The Web Planet and The Chase to investigate whether they deserve their Bad Reputation. Will we go deep into the Jungian implications of the Animus, the Cold War politics of the Zarbi, and the continuing relevance of a Joan Jett song from 1980? Tune in and find out! All this, and “The Lair of the Zarbi Supremo” too!
Episode 75: Anti-Buddhist Evangelist
Get Off My World is back—and it seems, not a moment too soon!
Rested — regenerated — vaxxed and boosted — with new rounds — a new co-host — relaxed swear-word protocols — and a new theme song from The Sevateem!
In Episode 75: Anti-Buddhist Evangelist, Josh, Kelvin and Pat are joined by new full-time co-host Ariel Pinkerton to discuss the Fifth Doctor stories Kinda and Snakedance, and the Big Finish audio The Cradle of the Snake. We have a lot to say about Buddhism, the Mara, carnival barkers, mass-media villainy, mental disorders, J N-T’s fashion sense, and of course, a giant pink snake!
The dance goes on! It is all the dance, everywhere and always!
Episode 74: Running Around Getting Killed and Not Getting Killed
After a long absence, Get Off My World returns with a special double-length Episode 74: Running Around Getting Killed and Not Getting Killed, wrapping up our survey of Jodie Whittaker’s second season! Join Ariel, Pat, Kelvin and Joshua as we discuss Tesla versus Edison, the English Romantics, Birdemic, the history of mental illness, the Ruth Doctor (not Doctor Ruth), and our conflicted feelings about the Master and Captain Jack. All this and Pat’s impromptu off-key performance of Yazoo’s “Only You”! We cover a lot of ground here, is what we’re saying.
Episode 73: Beethoven Playing Brahms
In Episode 73: Beethoven Playing Brahms, the guys talk about fans and showrunners, Charles Dickens, Columbo, Polka-Dot Man and various famous musicians, but mostly about the beginning of Jodie Whittaker’s second season: Spyfall parts 1 and 2, and Orphan 55.
As if that wasn’t enough, this episode was recorded live in January 2020 at CONsole Room, the Twin Cities’ premier Doctor Who convention, and so has exactly zero discussion of the coronavirus! Come join us in our simpler world!
Episode 72: Goofy Overlords
In Episode 72: Goofy Overlords, your socially-distanced hosts Zoom their way through a discussion of the First Doctor adventure The Ark; conclude their coverage of the Fifth Doctor’s Doctor Who Magazine comic strips with “Lunar Lagoon,” “4-Dimensional Vistas” and “The Moderator”; and wind up Big Finish’s Stockbridge trilogy with a discussion of the audio adventure Plague of the Daleks. Whew! All this, plus the usual amount of digressions and hobby horses, a greater-than-average number of pandemics, and an examination of the longstanding question: Is Pat the a**hole?
Episode 71: Ignore All Humans
We at Get Off My World are longtime experts at social distancing, and we recognize that in challenging times like this it’s important to give guidance and distraction to all our listeners. And so we are proud to present Episode 71: Ignore All Humans, in which we discuss the 1980s Fifth Doctor comic strip stories “Stars Fell on Stockbridge” and “The Stockbridge Horror,” the Stockbridge-set 2009 Big Finish audio The Eternal Summer, and, er, Timelash. We really do spend an awful lot of time on Timelash. This is our gift to you.
We hope that all our listeners are safe and well! And please remember: “Laugh hard. Run fast. Be kind.“
For the hardest of hardcore fans
Three men "of a certain age" discuss the wide scope and the minutiae of the classic British series, with a careful and self-reflective sprinkling of new Who. Enjoyable even when I can't follow every reference.
Really enjoying it
Not pretentious or gimmicky, but wonderfully entertaining and interesting commentary.
You can listen to it!
As a fan of the new series, who’s maybe a little…curious about the old series, this is a great appetite whetter for me. They are obviously geeks, but very well read ones, they know their Who better than anyone I know. Well, almost. Great points, good discussion and all around fun to listen to. Except that Josh guy. I don’t know what his deal is.
Even my girlfriend finds them enjoyable to listen to!