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Doctor Who: Are We Giving Daleks Self-Esteem Issues?

If there was one major takeaway from this year’s BBC Doctor Who New Year’s Special ‘Resolution,’ it’s that there’s definitely a new Dalek in town. It’s broke and has no casing, broken off by a bunch of warriors hundreds of years ago. So what’s a poor Dalek in “The Big City” to do when it finally […]

Doctor Who ‘Resolution’: You Wanted a Dalek? Jodie Whittaker Got You That Dalek

At a special advance screening of the Doctor Who New Year’s Special “Resolution”, showrunner Chris Chibnall revealed that it was the Doctor herself Jodie Whittaker who was responsible for a Dalek showing up this series. Many fans feel that a new Doctor only truly becomes the Doctor when they face the Daleks for the first time, […]

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‘Doctor Who’: The 12th Doctor’s Flawed but Ambitious Run [BC Rewind]

Steven Moffat’s run on Doctor Who with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor might be the oddest, flawed, and most ambitious period of the show since its return in 2005. Television shows tend to become an extension of the showrunners’ interests and sensibilities, none more than Doctor Who. In casting Capaldi as The Doctor, Moffat […]

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‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special “Twice Upon a Time” as Buddhist Parable

Since there’s no Doctor Who Christmas Special this year, let’s look back at last year’s Christmas Special ‘Twice Upon a Time’. I was watching it again and noticed some themes I’d missed before. To recap: the Doctor has died. He refuses to regenerate. He has lived so long and loved and lost so much that […]


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: Our Ranking of the Best “Dooo-Wooo” Title Sequences

Last week, in honor of Doctor Who‘s 55th Anniversary, BBC posted an updated compilation of all of the Doctor Who title sequences on the show’s YouTube channel. The approximately eleven minute long video includes both the audio and visual sequence changes over the course of the show, 18 different versions. Notably, the collection does not include […]

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Doctor Who: Giving Chris Chibnall the Benefit of All the Holiday Doubts

In the short time since Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch) assumed the role of show runner for Doctor Who, he has taken pride in shaking things up. In addition to a new Doctor (Jodie Whittaker, Broadchurch) who has a new outlook on life, there is new theme music, a new TARDIS (inside and out), and new companions who the Doctor […]

Watership Down: Peter Capaldi, Rosamund Pike, 2 More Join BBC/Netflix Series (IMAGES)

BBC and Netflix’s Watership Down added four big names to what’s already proven to be an A-list cast, with  Rosamund Pike (A Private War), Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Gemma Chan (Crazy Rich Asians), and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) joining the voice cast of the series adaptation. Pike will play The Black Rabbit Of Inlé, Capaldi […]

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Doctors and Daleks Galore: Cosplay from (Re)Generation Who 2018

Another (Re)Generation Who has come and gone. This year’s con featured some very special guests –including Peter Capaldi, Peter Davison, and Michelle Gomez. The family-friendly event has plenty for guests of all ages to enjoy, and it was evident from this weekend’s crowds that this con was only going to keep growing. The cosplay I […]


Peter Capaldi Soothes 9-Year-Old Doctor Who Fan with Handwritten Letter

A 9-year-old fan of Doctor Who was feeling a bit anxious about Peter Capaldi‘s long-advertised regeneration in the recently aired Christmas special, Twice Upon a Time. So, Capaldi took the time to reassure him with a handwritten letter. The boy’s father, Irish author Brian McGilloway, posted a photo of the letter to Twitter, reading: Dear David, […]


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BBC America Releases Doctor Who-Themed Yule Log

For the Whovians among us, BBC America has released a video yule log of the Tardis to help promote the Doctor Who Christmas Special that airs tomorrow night. It is, of course, the final time we’ll see the 12th Doctor played by Peter Capaldi before he regenerates into the 13th Doctor played by Jodie Whittaker. […]

Amazon Sets Rose Parade, Philip K. Dick, and Doctor Who for January 2018

Not to be outdone, Amazon reminded viewers that there are more than just two streaming service giants and showed that they’re ready to hit the ground running in 2018 with a strong lineup of films, series, documentaries, and more. From Cord Hosenbeck (Will Ferrell) and Tish Cattigan (Molly Shannon) finally achieving their dream of covering the […]

Doctor Who: Watch BBC America’s Official Twice Upon a Time Christmas Special Trailer

BBC America has released the official trailer for the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special. Called Twice Upon a Time, the episode will mark the end of Steven Moffat’s tenure as Doctor Who showrunner and Peter Capaldi’s time as the Doctor, and we’ll see Capaldi’s regeneration into new Doctor Jodie Whittaker. Chris Chibnall takes over as […]


Doctor Who Christmas Special Gifts Fans With Teaser Poster, Synopsis

Think of it as Steven Moffat‘s form of a Doctor Who advent calendar. As the days march closer to Christmas, the outgoing series showrunner and BBC continue to treat Who fans to previews of the eagerly anticipated Doctor Who Christmas Special: Twice Upon a Time. What makes this year’s special different from many of the others […]