50 years of Doctor Who. Let that sink in for a minute.
Doctor Who on the big screen...in 3d. Let THAT sink in for a minute.
Doctor Who popular in American mainstream culture?
LET THAT SINK IN FOR A MINUTE!
In today's podcast we, The Happiness Patrol, go to the screening of The Day Of The Doctor and sync up over three countries, two continents and and six cities to bring you fan reaction of this momentous event from across the globe.
AND IF THAT WASN"T ALL...
Michelle H has an intimate sit down talk with Sylvester McCoy recorded at L.I. Who.
Musical guest 'John Smith and The Common Men' perform today on
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! Today The Happiness Patrol Podcast turns four!
To help us celebrate, Terry Lightfoot dropped in from her podcast, 'The Dirty Whoers' and the fun began!
Also, we are hot on the heels of the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who and we took some time to catch up with the delightful Mr. Terrance Dicks. Terrance Dicks is well known for his long time involvement with Doctor Who as Script Editor during the Pertwee years and has written many Target novelizations of Doctor Who stories starting from the 70's and continuing to today.
Join us as we sit and have a beer with The Delightful Mr. Dicks on today's very special
The big news is out and everyone is excited! Here at The Happiness Patrol we are too! IT SHOWS! (a little too well in some areas)
BUT THAT'S OK! We got two new Troughton Stories and that's ALWAYS a good thing!
So sit back relax and have a cold one as we give you the skinny on the scoop!
We witnessed an unprecedented world wide TV event on August 4th, 2013...the unveiling of the actor who will play the 12th incarnation of The Doctor.
Never have SO MANY Whovians been parked in front of the TV WORLD WIDE AT THE SAME TIME as that day.
That boggles the minds here at Happiness Patrol HQ.
So much so that Charles, Michelle and Lew had to come out of their summer hibernation to talk about it.
Sam Stone is back to talk to us about what she's been up to lately.
Dan Starkey and Pamela Salem chat with us while in town for Hurricane Who's Summer Night event.
Nancy is in Canada with Charles...Lew's in Orlando and Michelle is in Texas doing things normal Texans might not understand! (but we're The Happiness Patrol, it's how we roll)
David J Howe is with us this episode as we talk about Season 7b and wrap it all up.
Not an easy task. We talked for over three hours and unfortunately, had to cut out quite a bit including our talk with Sam Stone.
(don't worry folks, Sam will be with us for Episode 115!)
So clocking in at just over one hour, this is a long one, but well worth the listen because we touch base on almost every issue (good and bad) in this season, and David is right there with us giving his take on Season 7B of Doctor Who!
So relax and take a load off, and push PLAY for this week's
Well, looks like we made it. The Happiness Patrol is going where we have never been before: AUDIO COMMENTARY LAND! (which makes for easier editing, I must say...) We've jumped on the old bandwagon and not a minute too late! (seems like everyone has been doing this...and for SOMETIME NOW!)
Anywho, Nancy and Lew push the play button and talk over Doctor Who while you are trying to watch it! and ya know what? WE HAD A GREAT TIME! So cue up your copy of 'THE CRIMSON HORROR' and join us, won't you??
Peter does think I'm cool and don't you forget it! Oh, and by the by "HIDE" was great! Just take a listen to what Happiness Patrollers Lew, Nancy, Michelle and Chaz thought of it.
Where's Dale you ask? I think I last saw him heading deep into the TARDIS...said something about cheese on toast. Meanwhile, you guys are stuck with the girls and me!
So sit back, relax, and slip your headphones on for this week's episode...
Greetings fellow Whovians! This week on The Happiness Patrol we are proud to introduce our newest member, Mr. Chas M. Chas is a longtime fan of all things WHO and we here at The Happiness Patrol couldn't be...well, HAPPIER!
Join Lewis, Nancy, Michelle, and Chas as we talk about this week's episode "COLD WAR".
It's fun, it's great, it's an all new Happiness Patrol!!!
Changes, changes...seems to be the only thing constant these days and we at The Happiness Patrol are not immune.
Our very own Dale Who has decided to leave the podcast to pursue other interests. Dale has been a huge part of the success of the podcast and will be sorely missed. Those of you who have been regular listeners have come to look forward to his witty comments and piss-takes on everything from "Doctor Who Fans," "Ukulele Music," and "Uncle Lew's Singing" episode after episode. But it's all in good fun...because I have never met a bigger advocate for the program itself. Time and time again, he has been the champion of Doctor Who.
So this week we say a fond farewell to our cohort from across the pond AND Lewis, Nancy, and Michelle discuss The Rings of Akhaten all on this week's
The bells! THE BELLS! They toll for you and me. Wasn't the TARDIS just beautiful in this one? We thought so...and not just the TARDIS...everyone was smashing in The Bells Of Saint John.
Joining Lewis, Nancy, and Michelle this week are our new correspondents, Elanor M.J. from Australia and our new Los Angeles reporter, Tristan E. We are looking forward to many fun reports from them IN THE FUTURE!
But now, sit back and relax because THE FUTURE IS NOW on this week's Happiness Patrol
Some people you meet in life are just the 'real thing'. Genuine true souls who are simply lovely.
The Happiness Patrol was lucky to meet not just one, but a few such people at Gallifrey One Convention this year.
June Hudson is the designer of the now iconic Season 18 scarf worn by Tom Baker during his tenure as the Doctor. Not only did she dress a Time Lord but her muse was a Time Lady as you will hear as we sit down with her for a chat on this week's Happiness Patrol.
Wow. Gallifrey One 2013 may be over but is FAR from forgotten! This year saw 3600 Whovians converge on the LAX Marriott in L.A. Some as from as far as Australia...some as close by as Orange County!
The Happiness Patrol did not miss this party! Nancy A, Michelle H and Lewis B made the trek to be with our PEOPLE. (the WE) We were joined by fellow podcaster and all-around super cool chick: Terry Lightfoot of The Dirty Whoers Podcast!
Many photos were taken (see our FB page) and many hours of audio were made.
Please sit back and enjoy our first offering from Gally One 2013.
(this is part one of what might actually turn out to be a three part series)