Doctor Who has long been my favorite show, but until recently rewatchings of old episodes have been few and far between. This has changed in the last couple of years as I have been using birthday and Christmas money to buy some of the old episodes, usually enjoying them with one or two of my nerdier daughters. This year, though, my wife and I bought a year of Britbox for each other as a gift, which gives me access to nearly all of classic Who.
Doctor Who / The Avengers (Tara King-era) Actor Connections
Lately, I’ve been going through some other movies and shows and finding where there are actors or creative talent that they have in common with Doctor Who.
Also recently, I finished going through all the “Emma Peel” episodes of the 1960s TV show The Avengers and blogging about each one (starting here), including noting when its guest cast were also people who made appearances in Doctor Who. I was struck by how much crossover there was.
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Doctor Who Trivia: Only True Whovians need try, apparently — Part 3
The other day I was wondering what to write about for this Daily Doctor Who series, and I struck upon the idea of looking at a Doctor Who trivial quiz online and seeing how I do at it.
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Doctor Who – 1983 – All the Years
Doctor Who – All The Years is a quick examination of what was happening in the world of Doctor Who over all its years of existence. I’m not attempting to create a thorough history–just brief look back at the real-life timeline of my favorite TV show. Go back to the beginning and read about 1963 here.
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Doctor Who: How old was each actor to play the Doctor?
Some random thoughts here about the Doctor’s ages. Not the character, but the actors who played him / her.
Updated to include the 14th & 15th Doctors (as best I can at this point).
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Doctor Who Trivia #3: A Contest of Doctors
I like Doctor Who, and I like trivia. Two great tastes that go great together. This is Question #3.
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The Time Meddler: My Wish-list for The Five Doctors
If I was an unscrupulous Time Lord with the ability to travel through the fourth dimension and to try to affect changes that I thought would make things better, there’s probably a bunch of stuff I’d do with my favorite TV series, Doctor Who. Like many-a-fan (I assume), I’ve thought of these things from time to time, and I now I’m going to list them over a series of posts.
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Blake’s 7–the Doctor Who Connections (Part 2–the Actors)
In thinking about the TV show Blake’s 7 recently (for reasons that will be coming up soon), I’ve been noting how many connections there are between that British science fiction series and another one that we all know and love, Doctor Who. Indeed, when Blake’s 7 hit the United States in the 1980’s, it was really the Doctor Who crowd who formed the fanbase.
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Doctor Who Convention Encounters: Carole Ann Ford
I’ve talked about meeting both Matthew Waterhouse and Sarah Sutton at my first two Doctor Who-related conventions in New York City. The archival evidence (my autograph book) seems to suggest that my next convention visit was in Philadelphia, where amongst other, I met Carole Ann Ford.
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