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A Question of Regeneration

I’m sure there was general disappointment when, on 7th September 1987, the Doctor returned in Time and the Rani. Only he wasn’t the Doctor. Or at least, he wasn’t the Doctor that fans were used to seeing. Previous to actor Sylvester McCoy’s appointment as the famous Time Lord, Doctor Who had gone through another troubled…

A Scary Silence

The Guardian online has recently published an article asking if the newest Doctor Who enemy The Silence too scary for children. Put simply, the answer is no. Kasterborous recently published an article focusing on the fact that Doctor Who can be scary for kids but that’s okay because it’s a “good kind of scared”. The…

Who’s Too Scary?

Two dads have gone head to head in a recent article published by the Guardian online posing the question is Doctor Who to scary for kids? Where to begin with that one… For as long as most people can now remember, Doctor Who has been on the telly forever. Every year the erratic and brilliant…

Space (And Time) 1969

Time travel is an unbalanced and, some would say, unfair proposal. As we saw Saturday when out of the great blue came a homicidal astronaut to blast our hero to death mid-regeneration: was he invited? Did the Doctor know he would be there? Had the Doctor been there before and now knew what was to…

Who is River Song?

River Song. The lady’s a mystery, wrapped in a riddle and sealed in an enigma. And that’s being nice. Ever since she brazenly stepped into the Doctor’s life during the events of Silence in the Library she’s made it clear that she knows way more than she is letting on. What do we actually know…

Is Doctor Who Too Appealing?

Another year, another series, another round of apocalyptic naysayers crying the imminent end of Doctor Who.  It’s business as usual in 2011. Christian already told you about Chicago Now’s Matthew Milam earlier this week, who essentially called for the permanent end to the TV series just because he doesn’t like it as much as he…

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