Thursday, March 3, 2016

Episode 42: All Hail Frobisher!

All hail Frobisher! All hail the great talking bird! For This episode Matthew Kresal, Mary Lang and Robert Haynes listen to The Holy Terror and The Maltese Penguin. In reviewing these two tales featuring the shape-shifting (but mostly penguin shaped) private eye and Colin Baker's Sixth Doctor we discuss Rob Shearman as a writer, plot twists, accents, Robert Jezek as Frobisher and more. Plus there's a bit of feedback as well.

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  1. Thanks for the kind words, guys! Fascinating to hear your take on stories I wrote so so long ago...! (I haven't listed to either in at least a dozen years, and your discussion almost - *almost* - prompts me to do so. :) Best wishes, and all the best with the podcast too!

  2. Well, I think we made it clear we want more Frobisher! Thank for listening, Rob!

  3. Thanks for the feedback, Rob. Very enjoyable stories. I love Frobisher.

  4. More Frobisher would definitely be a good thing! All hail the big talking bird! :)

    Enjoyed the podcast - I picked it up strictly on the basis of the title. Love Frobisher :)