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Doctor Who: Lucky 13 – The 13th Doctor

The impending changing of the guard for the next season of Doctor Who brings inevitable nervous anticipation. While the show, centered on a concept of regeneration and transformation, has become a metaphor for itself, many fans still feel trepidatious when it comes to change, becoming particularly distressed whenever it involves a regeneration of a Doctor they have come to know …

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The Doctor Who Project: An Adventure in Time and Space

During the 50th anniversary celebration of Doctor Who the BBC along with BBC America celebrated the franchise by each month delivering a classic episode featuring each of the 11 Doctors. The First Doctor was featured in the episode The Aztecs which was an absolute treat for me because my memories of the First Doctor were limited to limited archived footage …

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The Doctor Who Project: The Weeping Angels

It’s October, and in the spirit of Halloween, this month’s column focuses on the monster widely regarded as the most frightening in Doctor Who history: the Weeping Angels. This alien race made its first appearance in Series 3, in the Hugo Award-winning episode “Blink”. Their creator, Steven Moffat, was inspired in part by the children’s game “Statues”, in which someone …

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