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Published on September 1st, 2011 | by Christian Cawley

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It’s the Doctor Show!

Every so often something Doctor Who themed and fantastic goes viral on the web – and this week it is this absolute gem above.

If you haven’t worked out what’s going on, that’s the various major characters of The Muppet Show dressed as major Doctor Who characters. All of the Doctors are there, along with key companion’s from across the show’s almost 50 years.

Speaking personally, I find this totally cool in so many ways. I was a big fan of two things in my younger years – Doctor Who and The Muppets, and even now I have a workable Kermit the Frog – so you can see why I’m loving it so much, from the Fourth Doctor and Romana to Ace and the Eighth Doctor. Some of the character choices might seem unusual – the Swedish Chef as the Brigadier, for example – but really they’re all absolutely perfect.

Can you spot Jamie McCrimmon, or the Ninth Doctor? What do you think of Rose Tyler’s new look, or that of Adric?

This image was created by Amy Mebberson and featured recently among other interesting mashups/crossovers at The Uniblog.

Meanwhile you can find Amy’s other magnificent artwork at her Tumblr blog, amymebberson.tumblr.com.

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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