Born to Save The Universe, Doctor Who Returns Sept 19

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The BBC has released the trailer for the upcoming 9th series of Doctor Who, just in time for Comic Con International! And this time they promise “New monsters, new adventures, new stories! Your further journeys with the Doctor begin here!” If you don’t want any spoilers, you’ve come to the wrong place, because here it is, a full 1 minute and 32 seconds of what is coming up this year, from the man  born to save the universe. He’s the Doctor, and he saves people! “Every time I think it can get more exciting it surprises me”   the Doctor says … Continue reading

Hello Sweetie. Welcome to Big Finish

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River Song’s Diary to be produced by Big Finish Productions Spoilers, Sweeties! Big Finish Productions, the company that has produced original Doctor Who audio productions since 1999, featuring all the living Doctors, and almost every surviving companion announced today they’ve negotiated with the BBC, and they will introduce characters and stories that debuted in the 50-year-old sci-fi series 21st century revival, including The Diary of River Song (which will star Alex Kingston), joining the UNIT series which will début this November that will star Jenna Redgrave as Kate Stewart. David Richardson, Big Finish’s Executive Producer, and director/writer Ken Bentley highlighted … Continue reading

Doctor Who Collectables Museum Wants More Space, and They Are Running Out of Time

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Who North America, one of the United States’ biggest retailers of Doctor Who swag is looking to grow, and expand, both their store and their museum of Doctor Who Merchandise! Since the Doctor hasn’t showed up with a lost treasure of the Incas, they are asking for your help!  They are also looking to produce a booklet about the history of Who North America. Check out this video tour of the museum and warehouse Keith Bradbury, owner of WhoNA,  has been a fan of the Doctor’s since the 1970’s and he was one of the first to reach out to … Continue reading

The Very Animated History of Doctor Who

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  Doctor Who has been running for over 50 years, and like many other long running science fiction programing, the show has found it’s way into other mediums.  Films, TV spinoffs, books, audio plays, and comic books based on the adventures of the Doctor have all been made, with varying degrees of success, from out of continuity one-offs, to 16 years running strong. But if there was one dimension the Doctor has had trouble breaking into, and that is the world of animation. Star Trek had a cartoon series, set during the fourth year of the original 5 year mission, … Continue reading

Should A Classic Doctor Who Companion Make a Return?

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  Over 50 years of Phone Box travel, the Doctor has had many companions who have come and gone over the years.  Some left the Doctor to settle down, others left the Doctor for adventures of their own, a few sadly had their adventure end in sacrifice and death. When the show returned ten years ago (Yes… Ten YEARS!), the producers made a very strong choice to not make too many direct connection to the original series, which went off the air in 1990.  There was no regeneration scene from the earlier Doctor (like there was for the ill-fated 1996 … Continue reading