Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – March 8, 2022

Life continues! And that means all the things that make up life continues. The School of Communication that I am helping to lead, the editing of the documentary about Sister Veronica, the editing of the documentary about Mt. Margaret Mission, and of course, as always, my film and television viewing.

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Red Dwarf–the Doctor Who connections

Apropos of nothing, I’ve been looking from time to time at what connections to Doctor Who can be found in other popular TV shows. As I mentioned recently, there is a lot of obvious overlap between the fandoms of Doctor Who and that of Red Dwarf. At least, I assume as much given that they are both British and science fiction TV.

(Daily Doctor Who #148)

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Science Fiction Convention Encounters: Danny John-Jules

As I’ve mentioned lately, in November 1993 I took a bus to Chicago and met up with my friend Matt to attend a big convention:  Visions ’93.  The promotional material declared that it was in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Doctor Who (which debuted in 1963), the 15th anniversary of Blake’s 7 (which started in 1978), the 10th anniversary of Robin of Sherwood (which had premiered in, uh, 1984, actually), and the 6.5th anniversary of Red Dwarf (which had kicked off in early 1988.

(Daily Doctor Who #147)

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