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“Doctor Who”: BBC Releases Video of Modern Companions’ First Moments [Video]

“Doctor Who”: BBC Looks Backs on Our Modern Companions’ First Moments [VIDEO]

I was wondering what this weekend’s long Doctor Who archival recap video would be. Without any new episodes this year, the BBC is trying to keep fans hyped up with retrospect videos and clips. This time, it’s a half-hour compilation of the modern era companions’ first moments. By “modern era”, I mean the current version […]

The Story of Rose Tyler | The Women Who Lived | Doctor Who

Doctor Who: Rose Tyler – The Woman Who Saved the Doctor (VIDEO)

Promoting the book Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived, an illustrated history of the women of Doctor Who, the BBC is releasing narrated featurettes about the lives of the most important women in Doctor Who lore. The first highlighted – appropriately enough – Susan Foreman, the Doctor’s first companion and granddaughter. The second edition was released on […]


Doctor Who’s Lucky Number Thirteen: U.S. Ratings Rise 20% Over Previous Series

The only thing in Doctor Who news more controversial than the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor are opinions on the quality of the show’s Series 11. While the press has been busy writing reviews and opinion pieces, the fans have let their viewing habits do the talking – and the news is really […]



Doctor Who Fans Mock Christopher Eccleston’s BBC Blacklist Statement

This morning, we ran a piece on a Guardian interview with Christopher Eccleston about his decision to leave Doctor Who, including the quote: “What happened around Doctor Who almost destroyed my career. I gave them a hit show and I left with dignity and then they put me on a blacklist.” That has been seized upon […]

Damon Lindelof Is Passionate About Showing More Dongs On TV

If you’re not watching the HBO series The Leftovers, then you may not have noticed Damon Lindelof’s quest to balance out that amount of male nudity on television to that of female nudity. The co-creator of Lost told TVLine: “There’s an incredible disproportion between naked women and naked men on television. And if you’re going to […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 26

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 26, the 85th day of the year: 1953- The polio […]

Gary Russell Finally Tells The Story Of Rose’s Red Bicycle In The 12 Doctors Of Christmas

It’s a line from the end of The Doctor Dances from Christopher Eccleston‘s time on Doctor Who, as written by Steven Moffat. Rose Tyler: You, beaming away like you’re Father Christmas! The Doctor: Who says I’m not, red-bicycle-when-you-were-twelve? Rose Tyler: What? When Russell T Davies got the greenlit to make Doctor Who, he commissioned his mentor […]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Doctor Who: Boom Town

Tread Perilously returns to the modern era of Doctor Who with the Christopher Eccleston story “Boom Town” and find a member of the family Slitheen waiting for them. As the TARDIS makes a stop-off to refuel in Cardiff, Mickey comes to visit Rose and feel inadequate in the presence of Captain Jack Harkness. But the […]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor

Tread Perilously returns to Doctor Who! But to begin another set of episodes with the famous Time Lord, Erik presents Justin with the 50th anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor.” Intended as an example of treading safely, the episode may not have been a complete success. The Doctor must face his past (literally) when […]

From Quarter To Orion’s Belt – Christopher Eccleston Talks To #DrWhoDaniel

    Daniel is a massive Doctor Who fan and was due to attend the recent Doctor Who festival in London. Daniel suffers from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) he is totally bed bound in a London hospital, and is fed via IV. This prevented him from attending and he is currently in hospital. […]

Tom Hardy Does Double Duty In Legend

If you are looking at the Mad Max trailer and thinking, “what this movie needs is more Hardy”… then maybe you should try the movie Legend. Based on the novel Profession Of Violence: The Rise And Fall Of The Kray Twins by John Pearson, the film tells the true story of Reggie and Ron Kray, […]


Cover Variance: Nonplayer And Doctor Who

Nonplayer #2 has been a long time coming. Originally planned for May 2011, it makes even Brilliant #6 look timely. And it is finished, I can confirm that, I have been sent a copy, I will be reading with much gusto. Nate Simpson’s gorgeously detailed separation of worlds into real and gaming life was utterly […]

New Titan Miniseries Focuses On The Ninth Doctor

From the moment Christopher Eccleston said “Nice to meet your, Rose. Run for your life!” I was hooked on the new Doctor Who. I had been a fan previously having grown up watching John Pertwee, Tom Backer, Peter Davidson and so on… but Eccleston brought an intensity to the character that I absolutely loved. So […]

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Trailer, And Other Nice Things From Titan Comics

Hannah Means-Shannon liveblogged the NYCC Retailer Breakfast Meeting this morning. Where Titan Comics, as well as announcing a Ninth Doctor series, showed off the look of the new The Twelfth Doctor series, launching at the show. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZi1Sb6tzs8[/youtube] And as well as announcing Johnny Red from Garth Ennis, they also showed off  the expansion of the Michael […]


Doctor Who – The Companion Conundrum

By Dan Lloyd Since the revival of Doctor Who back in 2005, many incarnations of the last Time Lord have come and gone. The ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) was paired up with Rose Tyler (Billie Piper). Their relationship was one that you would expect – a wise old explorer showing a young girl who was […]