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Tread Perilously – ‘Doctor Who: Hide’

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: Doctor Who‘s “Hide”

Tread Perilously begins a Grab Bag month (featuring special guests) with a Doctor Who episode called “Hide.”

When The Doctor and Clara land near a spooky house somewhere in England during the 1970s, they befriend Emma, a medium, and Alec, a would-be ghost hunter enchanted with the local legend. Will their investigation prove to be an actual haunting or will The Doctor science all the romance out of the seeming paranormal phenomenon? Also, will Emma’s words about him to Clara prove to be correct? And, for that matter, will Clara’s words about Alec also prove to be the truth? And just why did The Doctor bring his new companion to this event?

Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon joins Erik and Justin for her first-ever episode of Doctor Who. She has thoughts and feelings about the program. A mystery starts to grow around Erik’s decision to show her this particular episode. Questions about Doctor Who‘s premise abound. Erik quickly announces his appreciation of Jessica Raine despite her work seemingly being limited to period pieces. Justin finally gets to answer “Time War” to a question. Erik recalls the “best” episode of House Hunters International. Barbra offers the term “shmackting” to the pair. The Eleventh Doctor’s creepster vibe gets examined, as does Loki‘s similarities to Doctor Who, and Erik ruins everyone’s day with his Bad Batch theory..

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