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Wednesday, January 16 2013

The Best TV Shows of 2012

Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.


Wednesday, September 26 2012

The Power of Language and Fear in 'Doctor Who'

Language as we know it, is human. The Dalek's limited vocabulary suggests that they were once exposed to human language or were once human. The Dalek's world is limited by its primary purposes to kill enemies and achieve world domination.


Tuesday, January 10 2012

The Best Television Shows of 2011

The small screen offers up the usual suspects, proving once again that, with a few exceptions, what's good on today's prime time schedule will stay that way until the next best-of list.


Wednesday, January 12 2011

Yet Another British Invasion: “Doctor Who” in America

On Christmas 2010 the US got to participate in an ongoing UK tradition, the annual Doctor Who Christmas episode, instead of seeing it a few week's later as in past years. Lynnette Porter explores what this reveals about the show's growing popularity in the US.


Columns

Thursday, December 19 2013

How the Time Lords Invented TV: 50 Years of Doctor Who

Like television itself, Doctor Who has consistently confronted limitation with ingenuity, cancelation with rebirth, constraint with transcendence.


Reviews

Sunday, June 8 2014

It's Out with the Old, in with the Older in 'Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor'

With the Doctor's many regenerations, we see our Time Lord reincarnated with different mannerisms and taste in just about everything but the almost universally garish clothing.


Sunday, June 1 2014

Celebrating a Remarkable 50-Year 'Adventure in Space and Time'

Long-time fan and Doctor Who scriptwriter Mark Gatiss guides us through the first episode of what would become television’s longest running sci-fi show.


Thursday, January 23 2014

Three Doctors, One Special, and a Big (Blue) Box of Surprises!

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor leans towards the lighter side of the Whoniverse.


Thursday, October 31 2013

Doctor Who: The Complete Seventh Series

The clever boy is running... out of ideas.


Monday, July 22 2013

After 50 Years of 'Doctor Who', the First Four Doctors Get Their Just Commemoration

Because the extras are so representative of each of the Four Incarnations of the Doctor and his evolution throughout, this overall package is a fine catch for the Whovians.


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Blogs

Monday, August 5 2013

Why Peter Capaldi Will Be an Amazing Doctor Who

The announcement, surprisingly, was not a left-turn that many were expecting. Some are raising hell over his place in the canon. You know what? It's going to be really, really hard to top Capaldi.


Thursday, April 12 2012

Doctor Who: A Christmas Surprise

Matt Smith gives us all a Yuletide treat as the 11th Doctor returns for a special that's a little more...well, special than previous seasonal outings.


Sunday, July 26 2009

Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead

Picture the following situation. You catch a bus to go home after a hard day's work, pay the fare and take a seat. Suddenly there


Saturday, June 27 2009

A Doctor Who Christmas! In June...

In Doctor Who: The Next Doctor, the Doctor (David Tennant), arrives in London on Christmas Eve, 1851. As the Doctor exits the TARDIS he finds himself


News

Tuesday, April 19 2011

New season of UK's "Doctor Who" starts in America on April 23

If you're waiting with bated breath for the royal wedding, you may want to tune into another eagerly awaited British event coming a week earlier.


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