Pex Lives: A Doctor Who Podcast
James Murphy and Kevin Burns are both Certified Minor Internet Personalities with a shared love of Doctor Who. Explore the history of the show with them, as they watch classic serials and chat with each other each month about them. Each month, the pair will pick a classic serial to watch and then break down, exploring the themes, characters and production of the given story. There will also be jokes. New episodes on the first Sunday of every month.
14: The Web Planet, or, What's happening, Doctor? What's happening?

Pex Lives returns with its first ever on-air guest! @HitlerPuncher joined us to talk about the Web Planet and much more. This is our first episode on since the new season of Doctor Who has started airing and we share our thoughts on Peter Capaldi's episodes. Get stuck into... the Web Planet!

Theme music:I Have Never Watched Doctor Who - Adam Warrock

Interlude: Human Fly - The Cramps

The Web Planet

Writer Bill Strutton
Director Richard Martin
Script editor Dennis Spooner

Verity Lambert

Direct download: web_planet.mp3
Category:First Doctor -- posted at: 11:59pm UTC

13. The Sensorites, or At Night the Sky is a Burned Orange and the Leaves on the Trees are Bright Silver

James and Kevin are back from an unexpected break as we crossed over our one year anniversary and have gone back to basics with the classic First Doctor serial, The Sensorites. Did they love it, hate it or find it totally unnecessary? Listen and find out!

Direct download: sensorites_1.mp3
Category:First Doctor -- posted at: 8:02pm UTC

11. The Green Death, or Noble Fight Against the Windmills

The Green Death is a great jumping off point for Kevin and James, your intrepid hosts, to get into a chat about some of the undercurrents of this society of ours, including some time spent on the recent misogynist shootings

Writer: Robert Sloman 
Barry Letts (uncredited) 
Director: Michael E. Briant 
Script editor: Terrance Dicks 
Producer: Barry Letts

Music: I Have Never Watched an Episode of Doctor Who - Adam Warrock 
See My Baby Jive - Wizzard 
Lungs - Townes Van Zandt 
Pretty Girls - Neko Case

Direct download: 11__The_Green_Death_or_Noble_fight.mp3
Category:Third Doctor -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

10. The Happiness Patrol, or Die With Smiles on Their Faces

First broadcast: 2 November – 16 November 1988

A kaleidoscopic, twisting vortex of a conversation for the sleep deprived, punchy hosts of the world beating Pex Lives! Podcast. Kevin & James take a pop-protest infused look at the serial in a brave experimental pushing of the borders of the form. Next month: something less daring in concept.

Writer: Graeme Curry 
Director: Chris Clough 
Script editor: Andrew Cartmel 
Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Direct download: pex_lives_10_the_happiness_patrol.mp3
Category:Seventh Doctor -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

9. Vengeance on Varos, or Forgive Me If I Don't Join You

Pex Lives reaches the famous Colin Baker period with the “best loved” of the Sixth Doctor’s stories. They had a great chat that took the usual digressions and evolutions!

Writer: Philip Martin 
Director: Ron Jones 
Originally broadcast: 19–26 January 1985

Theme: I’ve Never Watched an Episode of Doctor Who - Adam Warrock 
In the charts: Little Red Corvette - Prince 
Interlude: Video Nasty - The Damned 
Closing: The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine - Simon and Garfunkel

Direct download: pex_lives_09_vengeance_on_varos.mp3
Category:Sixth Doctor -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

8. The Caves of Androzani, or Change, My Dear

James and Kevin take a conversational journey through the 1984 serial once voted the best Doctor Who of all time which doubled as Peter Davison’s swansong. How will they rate it? Listen & find out!

Direct download: pex_lives_08_the_caves_of_androzani.mp3
Category:Fifth Doctor -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

Pex Lives Supplemental: Star Trek I-VI

Pex Lives Supplemental is an occasional, informal bonus episode of your favourite Doctor Who podcast, that might have some light to shine on the Timelord’s adventures, or might not. This time Kevin and James have a great time tackling the original Star Trek crew’s films, from 1979-1991. Enjoy!

Direct download: pex_lives_supplemental_star_trek_1_6.mp3
Category:Film -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

7. The Sunmakers, or "Will You Be a Lousy Scab or Will You Be a Man?"

In one of the more concise episodes of the fantastic Pex Lives podcast, the lovely and patient Kevin and a progressively more intoxicated James have a great chat that takes in the role of propaganda, Terry Pratchett, anarchist thinkers, 1984 and a whole host of other good stuff.

Direct download: pex_lives_07_the_sunmakers.mp3
Category:Fourth Doctor -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

6. Colony in Space, and The Time of the Doctor

Kevin and James in 2014 with the best and longest episode yet!

Direct download: pex_lives_06_colony_in_space.m4a
Category:Third Doctor -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

5. The Abominable Snowmen/The Web of Fear, or BEWARE THE MIGHTY YETI

Wrapping up their discussion of the recently recovered Troughton episodes, the Pex Lives team talk on the reconstructed Abominable Snowmen and the Web of Fear. Yeti! Quatermass! Lovecraft! All this and more in the exciting latest edition.

Direct download: pex_lives_05_abominable_web.mp3
Category:Second Doctor -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC