Doctor Who

The Best TV Shows of 2012 | 16 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

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.

The Power of Language and Fear in 'Doctor Who' | 26 Sep 2012 // 5:14 PM

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.


Land of Soap and Glory: An Ode to British TV | 17 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

If you type the word “doctor” in the Wikipedia search box, “Doctor Who” appears ahead of “doctorate”. Now that’s cultural relevance for you.

How the Time Lords Invented TV: 50 Years of Doctor Who | 19 Dec 2013 // 8:30 PM

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


Doctor Who: Series 9 Episode 10 - "Face the Raven" | 23 Nov 2015 // 5:00 AM

Trap streets and teleport bracelets abound in this week's stand-out installment, with writer Sarah Dollard delivering the first masterpiece of the Capaldi era.

Gotham: Season 2, Episode 9 - "A Bitter Pill to Swallow" | 23 Nov 2015 // 3:45 AM

Returning to a characteristically meandering, unfocused plot, this week's Gotham is at least punctuated by the promise of a fiendish friendship.


How Doctor Who Got Good Again (in Two Easy Steps) | 17 Nov 2014 // 3:00 AM

How did Doctor Who go from grasping at straws to having one of the best seasons in years? Amazingly, in just two simple steps.

Why Peter Capaldi Will Be an Amazing Doctor Who | 5 Aug 2013 // 12:00 AM

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.


Peter Capaldi Strikes a Confident Note As He Takes on ‘Doctor Who’ | 25 Aug 2014 // 9:19 AM

NEW YORK — Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of “Doctor Who” that

New season of UK's "Doctor Who" starts in America on April 23 | 19 Apr 2011 // 4:00 AM

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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