Doctor Who (2005– )

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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

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 The Doctor / ... (52 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 The Doctor (50 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Rose Tyler / ... (38 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Amy Pond / ... (37 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Ood Sigma / ... (34 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Clara / ... (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Dalek / ... (29 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Rory / ... (27 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 The Doctor / ... (22 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Cyberman / ... (22 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Martha Jones / ... (21 episodes, 2006-2010)
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The Doctor, over 2,000 years old, travels through time and space in a blue phone box and is rarely seen without his companions. This is the revived series of Doctor who, which first aired in March of 2005, 42 years after the old series which began in 1963 and ran up until the 1990s.

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When Two Worlds Collide, Anything Can Happen... (Series 3) See more »


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The Moment whom The War Doctor meets and which The War Doctor can only see and hear and shows him his future by allowing The War Doctor to meet his future incarnations and convinces him to work with his future incarnations and prevent the destruction of Gallifrey was strongly influenced by "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickins. See more »

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[season 6 open for non-UK markets]
Amy Pond: When I was a little girl I had an imaginary friend and when I grew up he came back. He's called The Doctor. He comes from somewhere else. He's got a box called the TARDIS that's bigger on the inside and can travel anywhere in time and space. I ran away with him and we've been running ever since.
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On the 2012 episodes, the title logo is decorated with a motif related to each episode's theme. On episode one, "Asylum of the Daleks", it was decorated with dots like the ones covering a Dalek body. On episode 2, "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship" it was decorated in green-like vegetation. On episode 3, "A Town Called Mercy" it was made of wooden boards, like the buildings of the Far West town on the episode. And on episode 4, "The Power of Three", it was decorated with a pattern made of cubes. See more »

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Spin-off Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth (2010) See more »

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Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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Rather excellent
26 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

I never saw Doctor Who before (at least not in any focused way), so I was new to the concept. I have to say that the new show works very well. It's funny (it really also ought to say "Comedy" in the genre description; many plot turns are only acceptable because of their comedic value), it's well-written and it's making a meager budget go a long way. The human dimension is very strong and engaging, which is very rare in current TV shows.

I've seen the first eight episodes, and #6-8 were my favorites so far. Even types of stories that are all too easy to screw up (with time-travel, saving one's dead parents and that sort of stuff) works out amazingly well here.

Christopher Eccleston is a joy to watch as the witty and light-hearted though occasionally morose Doctor - if they can find a good replacement for him, I'll be quite surprised. But I'm willing to give the new guy a chance. There's little doubt, however, that the Eccleston episodes are going to go down in history as classics.

The relationship between the Doctor and Rose is particularly refreshing. The Doc is much more of a father figure to her than a romantic interest, and yet there are hints of romantic innuendo between them, which however is much more emotional and human than sexual.

A good show. The biggest drawback is the low budget - a show like this ought to have better special effects. And why they don't simply use some cheaper effects, I don't know. In this day and age, SFX don't have to cost a bundle - just look at the Star Wars: Revelations fan film.

8 out of 10.


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