The Secrets of Doctor Who

The Secrets of Doctor Who is a discussion of everything about the hit BBC series Doctor Who, from its beginnings in 1963 to the reboot in 2005 to the very latest episodes of today, on TV, in audio books, and everywhere in-between. Join Jimmy Akin, Domenico Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha for in-depth discussions of the Doctor Who phenomenon.

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Recent Episodes

Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror - The Doctor encounters the mysterious inventor Nikola Tesla and has to save him from aliens. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the real history of Tesla and Edison and how much the episode pulled from actual events, plus the story's connections to classic Who.
Orphan 55 - The Doctor takes a cut-rate vacation at a spa on a toxic planet and then lectures the audience. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss why this episode falls flat, starting with the messy plot and unrealized characters and ending with heavy-handed preaching that breaks the fourth wall.
Skyfall: Father Cory Speaks - Father Cory Sticha couldn't join our regular panel for the discussion of the premiere of the latest season of Doctor Who, so he's recorded a brief message containing his thoughts and discoveries as special bonus extra for listeners.
Spyfall - The new season of Doctor Who is here and Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli are excited to talk about the premiere two-part episode, especially the great writing, the James Bond theme, and the big reveal of an old "friend". Find out why they think this is a promising start to the 13th Doctor's second season.
Big Finish: Mastermind - We wrap up our Big Finish to 2019 with a story of the Master that not only brings back a classic Who actor, but also the actors from the 8th Doctor TV movie as UNIT agents. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss how the sinister Master recounts a tale of being trapped in 20th century America. But what's his plan?

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