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Doctor Who American Adventures Book

‘Doctor Who: The American Adventures’ Review

Did you know that originally Doctor Who was created in order to teach history to children? The First Doctor traveled back in time to places like the ancient Mayan civilization and cavemen. The BBC had initially intended him only to travel backwards in time for this purpose. Obviously, in modern Who, the Doctor has free […]


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Picture shows: (l-r) Jenna Coleman as Clara, Peter Capaldi as The Doctor. Adrian Rogers, © BBC/BBC Worldwide 2014

Essential Episodes for ‘Doctor Who’

A friend asked me recently, knowing I’m a Whovian expert, for some essential Doctor Who episodes to introduce someone to the series without getting too deep into the massive story arcs. Here is the list I came up with and the rationale behind each suggestion, which are not necessarily in any order. New To ‘Doctor […]


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Picture shows: David Bamber as Captain Quell, Christopher Dane as McKean, Peter Capaldi as The Doctor, Frank Skinner as Perkins and Daisy Beaumont as Maisie

“The Mummy on the Orient Express” Recap and Review for ‘Doctor Who’

“The Mummy on the Orient Express” made me mad. Hello, my name is Tori, I’m a huge Whovian, and I am MAD. Last week, we had what I’d call one of the finest definitive Clara moments in her telling the Doctor essentially to shove it, and this week we get… Clara on a train? I was […]


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“Time Heist” Recap of ‘Doctor Who’

The episode was fantastic in a sort of Memento way, working backwards to reveal the reason for the heist. However, as a fan it was slightly predictable. Still, the clever writing prevailed throughout, and some of my favorite lines are merely in passing at the end of the episode in the Tardis. Next week, the Doctor […]


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Picture shows: Peter Capaldi as The Doctor/ BBC

Why Peter Capaldi is the Doctor Regeneration We All Needed

For those of us who are major Whovians, the months leading up to seeing Peter Capaldi take the Tardis helm as the Twelfth Doctor were filled with speculation based on his previous roles (including his appearance during the Tennant years in “Fires of Pompeii”). All we heard was that he was going to be a […]


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