The First Regeneration

Via Doctor Who TV, HT IO9, I learned that an animation has been released of the ending of the lost Doctor Who episode “The Tenth Planet,” which featured the first ever instance of the Doctor regenerating. [Read more...]

The Plot of Star Wars Episode VII is Now Known

It is now known that Star Wars Episode VII, the first Star Wars film to be made since Disney purchased the rights to Star Wars from George Lucas, will involve time travel and an attempt to rewrite the earlier history depicted in the prequels. How do I know this? Because J. J. Abrams is going [Read More...]

Doctor Who: Good as Gold

The short Doctor Who mini-episode “Good as Gold” written by British schoolchildren comes at a particularly apt time, as Matt Smith recently carried the Olympic torch in Cardiff! [Read more...]

The Apocalypse is Like…

From Tree Lobsters, solidly at the intersection of religion and science fiction.   [Read more...]

Doctor Who: The Awakening

“The Awakening” is another relatively short episode (by the classic series’ standards, not by today’s, when most episodes are roughly an hour long). In it, the Doctor, Tegan and Turlough go to visit Tegan’s grandfather, and in the village discover that elaborate war games reenacting the time of the English Civil War are underway. The [Read More...]

Doctor Who: The Daleks’ Master Plan (the first Doctor Who Christmas special)

It is appropriate that I have reached the episode “The Daleks’ Master Plan” from the William Hartnell era. In addition to being something of an epic – it had twelve parts! – it also can be said to be or at least contain the first “Doctor Who Christmas Special” – a tradition that continues to [Read More...]

Doctor Who Mini-Episode: Death is the Only Answer

Some of you may remember that schoolchildren in the UK were invited to submit scripts for a Doctor Who mini-episode. Here’s the winning entry, starring Matt Smith…and Albert Einstein! [Read more...]

Sycamore School on the Discovery Channel

A great local school for gifted children, Sycamore School, located here in Indianapolis, has been profiled on a series on the Discovery Channel. Here’s a video of the episode: [Read more...]


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