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An Appreciation of the Tom Baker Era (Part 1)

Tom Baker portrayed the Doctor for seven years, the longest run of any of the actors who played the part on television. Originated by William Hartnell, refined by Patrick Troughton and played with class by Jon Pertwee, it is Baker’s … Continue reading

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Tread Who Safely: The Robots of Death

So a couple of years back, I offered a primer in Doctor Who. I generally recommend people try the newer series. Back then, Season 1, Episode 1, “Rose”, seemed like a good place to start. A few years on, I … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: A Primer

It seems the BBC and BBC America’s attempts to make “Doctor Who” more high profile in the states are working. More and more people are asking me about the show as I’ve made no secret of my love for it … Continue reading

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