Exciting New Footage From Doctor Who

Just kidding. The above video, as IO9 points out, is nothing but a silhouette of Peter Capaldi. A teaser trailer needs to be a trailer and not just a teaser. What are you expecting from the new Doctor, when Doctor Who starts up again in August? [Read more...]

Peter Capaldi is the Twelfth Doctor

There has been a lot of confusion about how to refer to the various Doctors, as a result of the surprises thrown our way in connection with the 50th anniversary. Peter Capaldi’s Doctor is the Twelfth Doctor, but the thirteenth regeneration. I’m not sure why adding the term “incarnation” helps in the chart above, since [Read More...]

He Said If I Liked My Doctor I Could Keep Him…Thanks Obama!

Via David Monroe on Facebook. You will have to be aware of both Doctor Who and the recent discussions about the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) for this to make you chuckle, but I suspect that is enough readers of this blog to make it worth sharing.   [Read more...]

Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor

SPOILER ALERT ┬áThe final episode with Matt Smith in the leading role, “The Time of the Doctor,” is the first time that the entire run of a particular actor as the Doctor has had such a unified arc, with elements that came into view in the first episode (“The Eleventh Hour”) being finally brought to [Read More...]

Time of the Doctor Trailer

The first proper trailer for the Doctor Who Christmas special, “The Time of the Doctor,” has been released. They seriously need to give the “X of the Doctor” titles a rest after this, and leave some for the 100th anniversary specials… [Read more...]

Doctor Who: The End of Time vs. The Day of the Doctor

I saw “The Day of the Doctor” twice over the past few days, once on the small screen and once in a movie theater in 3D. It was definitely worth the extra effort to see the latter. The 3D aspect was cool, as was the chance to focus in on detail and catch a few [Read More...]

The Grandfatherly First Doctor

Many Doctor Who fans have commented on how old William Hartnell looked at 55 compared to Peter Capaldi at the same age. There is a reason for that: Hartnell wore a wig for the part, and also acted impressively well to portray a character who was supposed to be quite ancient, and not merely elderly. [Read More...]

The Whovian Clock Strikes Twelve

Before… …and after: Or should it be thirteen? Better enjoy these gifs before we find out where John Hurt’s “Doctor” fits into the picture. Via BuzzFeed [Read more...]

Pretty Sure This Was Intentional

A number of Doctor Who fans noticed that Peter Capaldi, when he first came on stage after the announcement that he would be the next Doctor, did the lapel grab that William Hartnell sometimes did. It was almost certainly intentional. As we reach what would, if the time lords’ limit on regenerations were enforced, be [Read More...]

Smoke Rises from the BBC

I thought this image was clever, even though the smoke is the wrong color: And this one is also worth keeping in mind: Both via Doctor Who and the T.A.R.D.I.S. on Facebook   [Read more...]

Peter Capaldi’s Character

Thom Stark pointed out to me that Peter Capaldi's character in World War Z was officially…well, see for yourself: W. H. O. Doctor! How cool is that?   [Read more...]


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