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Who is the Doctor? A Question of Identity in Doctor Who

On the 23rd of November 1963, just one day after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the BBC broadcast the very first episode of Doctor Who – the television sci-fi series, which by now has entertained more than one generation of TV viewers. 1,113 more words


James Chapman’s Top Ten Classic Doctor Who Stories: The Tomb of the Cybermen

James Chapman’s Top Ten Classic Doctor Who Stories
2. ‘The Tomb of the Cybermen’

BBC1. 4 episodes: 1-23 September 1967.

Starring Patrick Troughton as ‘Dr Who, Frazer Hines as Jamie and Deborah Watling as Victoria. 1,790 more words

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The Krotons

They land in a quarry, sorry planet, which Jamie refers to as smells of bad eggs. It’s another planet where there was some kind of fallout on the wasteland and it seems they are being enslaved by the Gonds. 129 more words

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Genesis of the Doctor

Darker is a word that is thrown at every sequel within a teen fantasy movie franchise. It started with Harry Potter, continued with Twilight and is currently being used to describe the Hunger Games series. 558 more words


My Top 5 Doctors (Five for Friday 20141107)

Doctor Who is a British science fiction show that has been around for over 50 years.  Its longevity comes from a clever plot device which allows them to change out the main character after a few years.  425 more words

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The Tomb of the Cybermen

Cybermen! Patrick Troughton! A lost tomb! Ridiculous American accents! Sexism! Cybermats! A quarry! A mad Scotsman in a kilt! Possible racist undertones! What more could you want from a Doctor Who story eh? 475 more words

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Tread Who Safely: The Tomb of the Cybermen

With the Cybermen back in action in this week’s new episode of Doctor Who, I thought it was a good time to finally talk about one of my all time favorite stories, the Patrick Troughton-starring “The Tomb of the Cybermen.” It also happens to be a great introduction to late-60s era Who. 1,027 more words

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