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Episode 217

Gaslight Girlboss Ginger

It’s July 1969, and we find ourselves sitting around with our new friend Maxwell Coviello, stroking guns and watching the moon landing on telly. It’s time for the end of the Swinging Sixties and the start of the Shooting-our-alien-overlords-in-the-face Seventies, in Day of the Moon.

Early in this episode, Brendan alludes to the title of Jon Pertwee’s autobiography Moon Boots and Dinner Suits, published in 1985 and available in remainder bins basically nowhere at all at this point, I imagine.

Nathan is aware that there were phones around well before World War II. No need to at him.

Brendan mentions the Doctor Who Magazine comic Ground Zero, a famously controversial story which features the kidnapping of the Doctor’s companions by aliens for nefarious purposes. Friend-of-the-podcast Josh Snares has done a motion comic adaptation, which you can find on YouTube.

Picks of the week


Todd recommends RuPaul’s AJ and the Queen, in which a down-on-her-luck drag queen and a ten-year-old girl travel around the US spreading love and acceptance wherever they go.


Brendan wants you to listen to the Big Finish Blakes 7 series Crossfire, featuring the late Jacqueline Pearce’s final appearance as Servalan.


Maxwell wants you to play Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne, a classic RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world, which has been remastered and re-released in HD for the Switch. Shin Megami Tensei V will be released later this year.


Nathan takes the opportunity to remind us of the benefits of going outside.

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Nathan is on Twitter as @nathanbottomley, Brendan is @brandybongos, Todd is @toddbeilby, and Maxwell is @LostTreasurePod. The Flight Through Entirety theme was arranged by Cameron Lam. You can follow the podcast on Twitter at @FTEpodcast.

Maxwell’s podcast is called Relic: The Lost Treasure Podcast, in which he discusses lost treasures throughout history, including the lost eighteen-and-a-half minutes from the Nixon Tapes. He also streams all of the Final Fantasy games in order on Twitch as TreasureHunterMaxwell.

We’re also on Facebook, and you can check out our website at flightthroughentirety.com. Please consider rating or reviewing us on Apple Podcasts, or we’ll hire Graham Norton interrupt your television début and enrage all your many fans.

And more

You can find Jodie into Terror, our flashcast on the Whittaker Era of Doctor Who, at jodieintoterror.com, at @JodieIntoTerror on Twitter, on Apple Podcasts, and wherever podcasts can be found. We’ll be back to cover Series 13 sometime later in the year.

Our James Bond commentary podcast is called Bondfinger, and you can find that at bondfinger.com, at @bondfingercast on Twitter, on Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else as well.

Finally, today sees the release of Episode 1 of Maximum Power, a new Blakes 7 podcast featuring some of our regulars and guests and some of the regulars from the Trap One podcast. We’ll be covering Series A of Blakes 7 every week over the next few months.

Episode 217: Gaslight Girlboss Ginger · Recorded on Sunday 1 August 2021 · Duration 1:02:54 · Download · Open in new window

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