A Wise Person Once Said…

There once was a campaign in the United States for an investment broker, where the tagline read, “When <company> talks, everyone listens.” You may not have an iota of interest in the stock market, of course, but when the Doctor steps forward, takes a strengthening breath, and begins an oration, the viewing audience joins the supporting cast in rapt attention to what is about to be said. It may even be argued that within the past 3 series, the opportunities for […]

Hey, It’s (That Doctor Who Actor)!

The television shines with that welcome glow, you begin to watch a new program or film for the evening, and all of a sudden, an unexpected familiar face pulls you completely out of the storyline as you realize that you’re looking at one of your beloved Doctor Who characters, but seen completely out of character. (Does that make sense?) This week, we discuss instances where Doctor Who alum appear out-of-the-blue in shows or films we weren’t prepared for, forcing us to try and reconcile the […]

Giving the Whole Nine

In late 2004, the British television-viewing public was informed that the near-lost science fiction program(me), Doctor Who, would be returning to the airwaves. The next year, with a new orchestration of the theme song, special effects by the prestigious workshop The Mill, and a Manchester actor with fifteen years of film and television credit to his name, the TARDIS doors opened once again, and our newest companion was told to simply, “Run!” This week, we look at the single-season tenure of […]