I Can’t Believe This Book Has Nothing To Do With Doctor Who!

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When 900 Years Old You Reach… (for fans of both Star Wars and Doctor Who)

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Doctor Who: The God Complex (and the Complex God)

Today’s episode of Doctor Who, with the title “The God Complex,” was bound to have interesting things to talk about if you are interested in religion and science fiction. But the episode offered far more than I anticipated, and the title (like quite a few recent titles of Doctor Who episodes) turned out to refer [Read More...]

Let’s Kill Hitler – Drive Recklessly

Marc Cortez shared this brilliant PSA on driving at an appropriate speed, the ending of which sci-fi fans will appreciate more than anyone. [Read more...]

Doctor Who and Exodus: On Discovering Your God’s Limitations

Perhaps the most significant thing that we have known all along but were reminded of forcefully in “The Girl Who Waited” is this: the Doctor is not infallible. It is not a given that he will make everything right by the end of the episode or the end of the season or the final episode [Read More...]

Which is the Most Significant Clue in Recent Episodes of Doctor Who?

The following two quotes are obvious candidates. Which would you pick from the two – or would you propose a different one altogether? [Read more...]

Doctor Who: The Girl Who Waited (for the Providence of a Time-Travelling God)

Today’s episode of Doctor Who was not merely a great one but a beautiful one. What a brilliant use of time travel to explore the people we are and the people we become, and what might happen if the time stream of the person we want to spend our life with gets out of sync [Read More...]

Classic Doctor Who: Four to Doomsday

I rewatched the episode “Four to Doomsday” this weekend. This episode from early in Peter Davison’s stint as the Doctor has a special significance for me. It is the first episode of Doctor Who that I ever saw. I was quite young at the time – I’m not sure exactly what age, but single digits [Read More...]

Doctor Who and the Night Terrors

Today’s episode of Doctor Who, “Night Terrors,” is one of the more genuinely spooky and scary there has been for a while. The typical banter of the Doctor and his companions lightens things up. But the episode delves into the roots of human (and alien) fears. Spoilers (and terrors) lie ahead in this post, so [Read More...]

Doctor Who: Animating the Lost Episodes

I watched an old episode of Doctor Who tonight – part 2 from the episode “The Moonbase” from season 4, early in Patrick Troughton’s era. Episode 1 has been lost, although the audio survives. A great many episodes from the early years of Doctor Who – and in particular from Patrick Troughton’s time as the [Read More...]

The Doctor’s Facebook Wall

Via Brad Matthies. Click through to see it better and in all its detail on BuzzFeed. And don’t miss the Doctor’s religious views… [Read more...]


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